Failings of the Mutant Metaphor

This Editorial comes to us from Everett Christensen. On Wednesday, the 14th of June 2017, in a comic named Secret Empire – United police with giant yellow Xs on their uniforms brutalized a human at the hearsay of a mutant [1]. This not only dilutes the Mutant Metaphor, it is irrational, irresponsible, and, frankly, dangerous. Any […]

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Anatomy of an X-Team: The Template

There are a lot of models for how to assemble an ensemble cast.  Some of it is going to be dictated by the show’s concept and setting – Star Trek modeled its cast after the functions of a ship at sea (or space as the case may be): A captain, first officer, helm, security, medical, […]

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Which X-Men Vape?

In our modern 2017 world, one question haunts all. “Do you vape bro?” Today I intend to answer this for the X-Men. Please note that my answers are definitive based on my experience as both a self-proclaimed X-Pert and a 2016 Reddit /r/comicbooks “/r/comicbooks Award” nominee (of which I was robbed). Professor X – He […]

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ResurrXion Line Up

Wanted to talk about the new ResurrXion books and did NOT feel like typing. Take a listen to what’s coming next!

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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 […]

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Perpetual Children of the Atom

Art by John Cassady Like many others, I’m a fan of superhero comics – and I use the term in its literal sense, as a shortening of ‘fanatic’. You see, my love of comics, especially superheroes, has moved from hobby to obsession – and there’s only one group that can match the warm glow of […]

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Death Of X: A Business Driven Analysis Of Marvel’s Treatment Of The X-Men

Art by Aaron Kuder The X-Men are dying. At least that’s what message boards would tell you. A large subset of fans feel hated and feared in the same way as the merry mutants and nothing can alleviate those fears. The rise of the Avengers in the last decade and the separation of film rights […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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