Carol Danvers has a troublesome past. Here's an opportunity to get to know her better.
It's quite possibly the greatest bait-and-switch in the history of comics, turning the marriage of Kitty Pryde and Colossus into the marriage of Rogue and Gambit.
Deadpool is crazier than a sack of ferrets but he still maintains a code of conduct that sets him apart from less scrupulous mercenaries.
The return of Jean Grey brings back the heart and compassion that the X-men have sorely lacked in her absence.
Granted, Wolverine can be a violent, cynical, beer-loving brute, but he can also be insightful and sincere.
This is a giant-sized rehearsal of sorts, utilizing creative contributions from Marc Guggenheim, Kelly Thompson, and the X-men's most famous scribe, Chris Claremont.
A big, world-building crossover event covers a lot of worlds, but doesn't do enough building.