From Uncanny X-Men #1 to House of X #1, this is your road to the history of Professor X!
Professor Charles Xavier is one of the most complex characters in the Marvel Universe, equal parts warm father figure and scheming manipulator. Although he’s well known as the telepathic leader of the X-Men, Professor X is also a deeply complicated individual trying to solve the endlessly complex challenge of mutant and human relations. [Read more…] about Professor X Reading Order!
The old adage about books and covers is definitely in effect with the latest installment of Uncanny X-Men. Advertised as dealing with fallout from Marvel’s recent Avengers & X-Men: Axis, this chapter actually serves as the conclusion to the even longer-running “The Last Will and Testament of Charles Xavier” storyline, originating as a tie-in to last summer’s Original Sin event series. Clocking in at nine parts, there is satisfaction in crossing the finish line but enjoyment mileage for the journey will definitely vary. [Read more…] about UNCANNY X-MEN #31 Review: “Undo Ex Machina!”
When you look back at the history of the X-Men, certain writers stand out. These are writers who settled down into the book, who produced definitive works that shaped and transformed the X-Men mythos, and who developed much of the continuity fans love. Top of the list is the legendary Chris Claremont, who – between 1975 and 1991 – penned no less than 186 consecutive issues. But in second place is Mike Carey, who took over the helm of ‘X-Men’ in 2006, and left in 2011, having penned a 73-issue series. [Read more…] about X-Men Chronology: Mike Carey’s run