A Handy Guide To Reading Generation Hope And X-Men Schism Today

So you’ve left your comic store with your X-Men Schism and Generation Hope. And you know what happened last month, what with reading the comics in the correct order. So what happens this month? What you need is a handy dandy page reading guide. Okay, here you go…

Pick up X-Men: Schism #4.

Read the first seven pages.

Stop.

Put X-Men: Schism #4 down.

Pick up Generation Hope #11.

Read the first nineteen pages

Put it down.

Pick up X-Men #Schism #4

Read pages eight and nine.

Put it down.

Pick up Generation Hope #11.

Read page twenty.

Put it down.

Pick up X-Men #Schism #4

Read pages ten to twenty four.

Put it down.

Go to this preview of X-Men:Schism #5 on Bleeding Cool and read the next few pages from X-Men: Schism #5, sans dialogue.

Wistfully compare scenes from X-Men Schism #4 to Uncanny X-Men #142…

And that is the optimum reading pattern for the X-Men comics today.

Then read Avengers: Children’s Crusade and decide that Cyclops really should take a chill pill.

Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London, currently showing an exhibition of self portraits from famous cartoonists, and Rebekah Isaacs popping by for a signing this Saturday. Check out their New 52 podcast here.

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.