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!
The X-Men are maybe the worst time criminals since Van Damme, having gone through various realities, dimensions, and timelines more than I’ve eaten at burger joints. Therefore, it comes down to somebody to gather up all the disparate adventures and try to make sense out of them for you. Sadly, this duty has fallen to me, this website’s less-talented Alex Winter. [Read more…] about X-Men Timelines and Alternate Universes!
They say you get what you pay for. Sometimes you get a little bit more for your investment; other times, perhaps not so much. That said, this week sees the release of a Marvel yesteryear classic all done up with an attention-grabbing new visual treatment designed to make everyone “ooo”, “ahh” and say: “Hey, look at that!”. But where exactly does this interpretation of Uncanny X-Men #268 land on the “value” scale? [Read more…] about Uncanny X-Men 3D #1 Review!
Raven Darkholme, aka Mystique, is one of the most popular X-Men villains (and part time ally!). While she was a strong supporting character throughout the 1980s and 1990’s, the character’s prominent standing as Magneto’s right-hand in the film franchise led to a surge of newfound attention. [Read more…] about Mystique Reading Order