I provide background and recommended reading to set you up for Marvel’s all-new series by Jonathan Hickman, House of X and Powers of X. You can watch it all via my Road to Hickman’s X-Men video!
From his bedazzled headgem to his string cheese cape, Mister Sinister is one of the most iconic villains in X-Men comics history. Sinister, aka Nathaniel Essex, is a dark reflection of obsessive eugenics, dedicated to creating the perfect species no matter the cost. [Read more…] about Mister Sinister Reading Order!
The progression of X-Men comics throughout the 1990’s is fascinating, rife with major events, star-making turns from creative talent, and more crossovers than you can shake a longbox at. The decade quickly builds to the best-selling comic book of all time, X-Men #1 by Chris Claremont and Jim Lee, before transitioning into a new phase that will build to linewide events like Age of Apocalypse and Onslaught. [Read more…] about 90’s X-Men Reading Order
Excitement over the potential of a Jonathan Hickman written run on X-Men swelled to a crescendo this month, and with good reason. Ever since the superstar comics writer’s approximately eight year stint at Marvel came to a triumphant close with 2015’s Secret Wars, fans have clamoring for a return. [Read more…] about How Jonathan Hickman Writes the X-Men
Since his creation in 2001, Robert “Glob” Herman has become an unlikely fan-favorite member of the young mutants debuting throughout the 2000’s. Created as part of Grant Morrison’s time writing New X-Men (with art by Ethan Van Sciver), Glob even has the cinematic credit of a cameo in X-Men: The Last Stand to his name. [Read more…] about Glob Herman (X-Men) Reading Order!