It’s a special kind of comic book hero that enters as a teen outsider and ultimately becomes a mainstay and leader of the supercrew. DC Comics is more frequently referenced for legacies passed on to the likes of Nightwing or Wally West (Flash). Kitty Pryde is a similar comp for the X-Men, progressing from inexperienced adolescence to principal of the Jean Grey School for Gifted Youngsters. [Read more…] about The Essential Kitty Pryde Reading Order!
It’s not always easy being the X-Men. As advertised, they are “hated and feared by a world they’re sworn to protect.” However, they are also capable of selling millions of comics and becoming household names.
Indeed, their very publication history would graph with quite the insane peaks and valleys of popularity- from cancellation and reprint limbo to perpetuating one of the most unwieldy multi-title franchises.
That being said, it’s truly been some time since fans have been genuinely excited about Marvel’s Children of the Atom. All that has recently changed with the launch of Jonathan Hickman’s slate-cleaning take-over as the intertwining mini-series House of X and Powers of X currently unfold and astound. [Read more…] about The 10 Best X-Men Stories of the 2010s!
Nimrod – named for the Biblical “mighty hunter” – is the ultimate manifestation of the Sentinel dream, a near all-powerful intelligent machine created to destroy mutants. Whereas mutant villains like Magneto or Apocalypse mean the X-Men have a fighting chance, Nimrod shows up to indicate the entire mutant race has all but lost the war. [Read more…] about Nimrod (X-Men) Reading Order
You know, I certainly didn’t expect to stand before you with a carefully curated guide through the biggest moments in the history of Moira MacTaggert comics, but I’m proud to say that’s what you’ll find in this guide. [Read more…] about Moira MacTaggert (X-Men) Reading Order!