Entry 022 – Pete Wisdom

Art by Brian Hitch Name: Pete Wisdom Code Names: He jokingly had X-Force call him Professor W once First Appearance: Excalibur #86 (Feb ‘95) Powers: Shoots “Hot Knives” from his Fingers Teams Affiliation: Excalibur, X-Force, MI-13 About One of the most common experiences in fandom is placing yourself in the stories. You would battle along with your favorite heroes, […]

Entry 021 – X-Man

Art by Simone Bianchi and Simone Peruzzi Name: Nathaniel Grey Code Names: X-Man First Appearance: X-Man #1 (Mar ‘95) Powers: Omega Level Psi-Abilities Teams Affiliation: New Mutants About When writing any story there is an old adage “Show Don’t Tell”. What it comes down to is that audiences should be able to form their own opinion of […]

Entry 020 – Colossus

Art by Lee Bermejo and Marte Gracia Name: Piotr Rasputin Code Names: Colossus First Appearance:Giant Sized X-Men #1 (Oct ‘75) Powers: Massive metal form Teams Affiliation: X-Men, Acolytes, Excalibur, Defenders, X-Force About Piotr Rasputin never wanted to be an X-Man. He was going to be happy using his steel form and enhanced strength to help out on […]

Interview with X-Men ’92 Writers Chris Sims and Chad Bowers

X-Men ’92 was one of the breakout hits of Secret Wars. Written by duo Chris Sims and Chad Bowers, with art by Scott Koblish, the book brought back the energy from the most popular era of the series, the 90’s. On March 30th Marvel will be relaunching the series with Sims, Bowers, and rising star […]

Entry 019 – Elixir

Name: Josh Foley Code Names: Elixir First Appearance: New Mutants #5 (Nov ’03) Powers: Able to control the bodily health in others Teams Affiliation: New Mutants, X-Men, X-Force, Reavers, Utopians About With great power, comes great responsibility. The most classic line in comics works because that sense of responsibility can be used to explore so many […]

Entry 018 – Omega Sentinel

Art by Chris Bachalo, Victor Olazaba, and Edgar Delgado Name: Karima Shapanadar Code Names: Omega Sentinel First Appearance: X-Men Unlimited #27 (June ’00) Powers: All the destruction of a Sentinel in a compact human form Teams Affiliation: Excalibur, X-Men, Acolytes, Marauders About There is a story told by philosophy professors called the Ship of Theseus. […]