Entry 049 – Omega Red

Art by Thuddleston Name: Arkady Rossovich Code Names: Omega Red First Appearance: X-Men #4 (Jan ’92) Powers: Mutant Death Factor Teams Affiliation: N/A About One common criticism of comics writing is that, at the end of the day, it is all glorified fan fiction. The creators of the modern age weren’t the original creators of these characters, and now […]

How A ResurrXion Really Feels

This last couple of weeks have been amazing for fans of the X-Men. X-Merch is being announced again, film and TV projects have shown very impressive trailers, and a slew of new X-Books have been announced. Bigger than just new books book, the X-Men are going back to basics. Fans have been clamoring for change over the last […]

Entry 048 – Squid-Boy

Art by Ron Garney and Mark Morales Name: Sammy Paré Code Names: Squid-Boy First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men #410 (Oct ’02) Powers: Generic Aquatic Powers Teams Affiliation: X-Men About In the 2010 Christmas episode of the show Community, Abed Nadir (the website TVTropes given human form) gets asked by his friend why he is excited to do something that he should otherwise hate. […]

Entry 047 – Warlock

Art by Skottie Young Name: Warlock Code Names: Warlock First Appearance: New Mutants #18(Aug ’84) Powers: Love, Shapeshifting Teams Affiliation: New Mutants, Excalibur, X-Factor About A parent’s biggest fear, and secret hope, is obsolescence. I want my son to get to a point where he can thrive without me but I am terrified of him getting there. He […]