Summary

CABLE #1 hits a home run on some pages and on others might need some batting practice. If you are a fan of young Cable, this is a must-read, whereas a general X-Men fan might wait for the second to see if there is a better hook for the readers.

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Panel Breakdown: CABLE #1 By Gerry Duggan, Phil Noto & Joe Sabino

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Welcome to PANEL BREAKDOWN, a weekly series where we take a look at our favorite panels of a comic book. This week we are talking about the new Marvel Comics series Cable #1 written by Gerry Duggan, with art by Phil Noto, and you will read Joe Sabino’s letters. Tom Muller is the designer on the issue.

This episode we focus on the relationship between Sabino’s letter work and Noto’s art.

About Cable #1:
THE DAWN OF REBELLION!
Cable was a grizzled old veteran of the wars to save the future… and he will be again. But for now, he’s a young mutant living in paradise leading a life of adventure! Nathan Summers, son of two of the most powerful mutants on Krakoa, has a destiny leading the youth of mutantkind in rebellion… so why not start now? Gerry Duggan (MARAUDERS, DEADPOOL) and Phil Noto (STAR WARS, POE DAMERON) bring us young Cable as we’ve never seen him before!


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Are you picking up Cable #1 this Wednesday, or are you saving your cash for another book? Comment below with your thoughts.

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Cable #1 Side Notes:

Chris Claremont created the newborn infant Nathan Summers, the son of Jean Grey and Scott Summers. The character first appeared in Uncanny X-Men #201 from January 1986.

Louise Simonson and Rob Liefeld created Cable, the time-traveling adult version of Nathan. Cable’s first appearance was in The New Mutants #87 from March 1990.

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