What Is Even Going On In PHOENIX RESURRECTION?

After 13 years, Jean Grey is coming back in PHOENIX RESSURECTION: THE RETURN OF JEAN GREY by Matthew Rosenberg and an assortment of artists, with Lenil Yu on the first issue. Issue #1 was a fantastic opening that raised more questions than it answered. Luckily the weekly schedule means we won’t have to wait long […]

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Battle of the Atom: Episode 21 – X-Mas Time is Here

We celebrate the holidays with some festive X-Men stories. We answer some listener questions, and have a suprise Christmas gift at the end for all you. Ranked this episode: X-Factor #27 (Gifts!) Uncanny X-Men #143 (Demon!) A Miracle a Few Blocks Down From 34th Street (Marvel Holiday Special 1991) That sweater Adam & I are […]

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Entry 101 – Danger

Name: Danger Room Code Names: Danger First Appearance: Astonishing X-Men #7 (Jan ’05) Powers: Hard light projection Teams Affiliation: X-Men, X-Club, X-Factor About In the video game series Marathon, a precursor to Halo, the self-awareness of artificial intelligence is a common theme. The AI pushing for greater awareness first becomes melancholy, then angry, and finally jealous. In theory, […]

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Battle of the Atom: Episode 20 – I’m The President Of The United States

You remember when we asked Dennis Hopeless for a few X-Men stories to rank and then NEVER followed up with an episode about it? So do we! This one’s got it all folks! Wrestling talk? ✔️ Fridging? ✔️ A dissertation on Xorneto? ✔️ It’s going to be a rip-roaring time! Ranked this episode: X-Men #8 […]

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Entry 100 – Professor X

Name: Charles Francis Xavier Code Names: Professor X First Appearance: X-Men #1 (September ‘63) Powers: Telepathy Team Affiliation: X-Men About When the X-Men were initially conceived all those years ago, it was about students at a school. For whatever reason, it only took seven issues for the original five X-Men to graduate. This left the series in […]

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Battle of the Atom: Episode 19 – A Little Bit of Life, A Little Bit of Death

Are you looking for some life? Perchance some death? What about a long digression into the history of licensed properties at Marvel? Well Zack & Adam have all of that on this episode. Ranked this episode: Lifedeath (Uncanny X-Men #186) Lifedeath II (Uncanny X-Men #198) Lifedeath III (Storm vol 3 #3) Check out the Battle […]

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Entry 099 – Lifeguard & Slipstream

Name: Heather & Davis Cameron Code Names: Lifeguard & Slipstream First Appearance: X-Treme X-Men #5 (November ‘01) Powers: Adaptive protective biology & the ability to surf the Warp Wave Team Affiliation: X-Men About In 1966, Jack Kirby began working off a Stan Lee Fantastic Four pitch, “Have them fight God”. Working in the Marvel Method, Stan looked […]

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Legion Quest: Episode 17 – An Inhuman[e] Experience

Zack & Matt watch Inhumans so you don’t have to. We learn to appriciate Legion more are at one point Zack’s mind breaks. Make sure you rate and review the show! Follow Legion Quest on Twitter or just Zack & Matt on Twitter! If you want to support the show check out our Patreon!  

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