Entry 084 – Emma Frost

Name: Emma Frost Code Names: The White Queen First Appearance: X-Men #129 (Jan ’80) Powers: Telepathy, Organic Diamond Form Teams Affiliation: X-Men, Hellfire Club, Generation X About Ambition is a powerful force. The desire to control your own destiny and get what you want drives many lives. Ambition isn’t good or evil, ambition is just a quality in a […]

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Battle of the Atom: Episode 2 – Move Right Into The Retcon

Zack and Adam jump in with a classic, a retcon, and modern mixed reaction Ranked this episode Giant-Size X-Men #1 X-Men: Deadly Genesis X-Men: No More Humans OGN Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter! Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, and Ayako Hashimoto. […]

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Why The Time Is Right To Relaunch X-STATIX

Peter Milligan & Mike Allred’s X-Force #116 from 2001, their first issues on the book, spends its’ first 18 pages introducing readers to a new team of superheroes. They were well-branded reality stars that the world loved to watch. They were nothing like the X-Force team of the last hundred-odd issues, they were the new […]

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Entry 083 – Beak

Name: Barnell Bohusk Code Names: Beak, Blackwing First Appearance: New X-Men #117 (October ’01) Powers: All the bad parts of being a bird Teams Affiliation: X-Men, Exiles, New Warriors, Teen Brigade About I like to think we all know someone who means well, who is the sweetest guy, but life dealt them a bum hand. They aren’t […]

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Domino’s New Look

This Editorial comes to us from Everett Christensen. Monday, July 31st 2017, we got our first look at Zazie Beetz in the role of Domino, a.k.a Neena Thurman, in the upcoming film Deadpool 2. These images showed us Domino as a black woman with vitiligo, lightening Domino’s trademark spot and ‘inverting’ her color palate. What followed […]

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Battle of the Atom: Episode 1 – Claremont Loves, Doop Kills

Zack and Adam kick off the show with a classic, a modern masterpiece, and something unfortunate. Ranked this episode God Loves Man Kills Wolverine & the X-Men #17 God Loves Man Kills II Follow Zack and Adam on Twitter! Our theme music is Junk Factory from the X-Men Arcade Game by Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, […]

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Entry 082 – Gambit

Name: Remy LeBeau Code Names: Gambit First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men Annual #14 (July ’90) Powers: Can charge objects with kinetic energy, southern charm Teams Affiliation: X-Men, Marauders, X-Factor, Horsemen About When I was 10 Sonic Adventure 2 Battle came out. That game introduced a dark brooding version of Sonic the Hedgehog creatively named Shadow the Hedgehog. He […]

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