So if you are reading this review and are as giddy as I am about this match-up chance is you know the long tale of Scott Summers and Jean Grey. Surely you must also know the story of The Phoenix. The entity that used Jean as a host and caused great destruction and ultimately the life of the then Mrs. Jean Summers. Skip a head through time and we have Hope The decedent of Scott brought back in time to be the messiah of the mutant race. Which was nearly wiped out by Wanda Maximoff the Scarlet Witch, one of these days I will get around to my review for The House of M. I read way to many comics. Well the Phoenix is on it's way back to the earth and it's looking for a new host. The Avengers get the heads up from Nova and realize this is an incident that can not be repeated. Cap travels to Utopia to take Hope with him and protect her from the Phoenix Force. Cyclops has other plans. He sees this as an opportunity to have the mutant race rise from the ashes of the mere 200 or so left and rebuild their race. So ring the bell, the lines have been drawn and it's time for a brawl. Pitting friends against friends, and even a husband v.s.wife, no kind of domestic abuse better than superhero domestic abuse.
After the thirteen awesome issues of The Phoenix Force selecting a host, or possibly hosts...hmmm strokes chin, and the fall out between these two legendary teams, there are six awesome side stories waiting for you at the end of the collection. I don't know about you but for some reason I completely marked out for the fight of Cap v.s. Gambit and The Thing v.s Namor. So trust me this is a must buy I know I say it a lot but this one above all is one to have in your collection. Hell WWE Champion CM Punk made it a point to endorse this Marvel comic event. As always check back regularly to see what Chris "The Dace Man" Dace is looking at, and no not just porn, as well as all other bloggers here at Fanboys Anonymous. So for The Few, The Proud, and of course The Dacetacular, grab a beer, or in this case a ticket to the best fight of the year, and check out what's going on here in the Dace-Sphere. See ya next time.