X-Men Apocalypse Review

Fan is short for fanatic, excessive, single-minded, zeal. There isn’t a great reason to love something but you do anyway. I am an X-Men fan and I honestly can’t be reasonable about X-Men: Apocalypse, because they made a film for a fan like me. Bryan Singer and his team have crafted a movie that stays […]

X-Men Legends II Was By Fans, For Fans

It’s hard to make a game adaptation that really feels like that really feels like the source material. Licensed games have often carried the stigma of being subpar and something that exists so Grandma has something safe to get little Johnny, so it is utterly surprising to find a game that just nails everything you […]

Entry 029 – Apocalypse

Art by Jim Cheung Name: En Sabah Nur Code Names: Apocalypse First Appearance: X-Factor #5 (June 1986) Powers: Total Molecular Control Teams Affiliation: The Clan Akkaba, The Horsemen, The Dark Riders About In his Principals of Biology Herbert Spencer wrote, “This survival of the fittest, which I have here sought to express in mechanical terms, is that which […]

Entry 028 – Mercury

Art by Mark Brooks (Cover of New X-Men #24) Name: Cessily Kincaid Code Names: Mercury First Appearance: New Mutants #2 (August 2003) Powers: Liquid Metal Form Teams Affiliation: Hellions, New X-Men About One of the biggest challenges of being a teenager is trying to balance the person you are with the person others want you to be. Some of […]

Entry 027 – Sage

Art by FeydRautha81 Name: Unknown Code Names: Tessa, Sage First Appearance: X-Men #132 (April 1980) Powers: Telepathy, Compter-like Brain, Ability to Jump Start Mutant Powers Teams Affiliation: Hellfire Club, X-Men, Excalibur, Exiles About X-Men fans love continuity. It isn’t shocking that one of the most recommended comics podcasts is a couple just trying to X-Plain it (Jay and Miles […]

In Defense of the Franchise

I had a very busy week and absolutely no time to research Sage so this week I am doing something a little different. I have been working on this for a few months on and off and with Apocalypse close approaching this seemed like a good time. If you disagree with this post, please leave a comment, I would […]