Britain’s Better With Mutants! X-Men Legacy Brings A Very British Solution To The M-Word Problem (Spoilers)

x1Over in Uncanny Avengers, Uncanny X-Men and All New X-Men, they’ve been fighting over the use of the word mutant, or M-Word, and on what side individual mutants are on. Today, Cyclops calls Dazzler an “Uncle Tom of mutants”. It’s getting ugly.

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Over in X-Men Legacy however, as well as some rather useful uses of the comic book format to tell stories from Si Spurrier and Tan Eng Huat, a number of them rather new, we also get this. A Public Service Announcement. That’s basically called Britain’s Better With Mutants, echoing the seventies slogan Britain’s Better Off With The Conservatives.

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And here it is, frame by frame.

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I’ve come over all patriotic…

Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London. Currently running the Cats & Cartoonists exhibition, to be followed by Dead Cats, an exhibition of Christian Ward’s work.


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About Rich Johnston

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