apocalypse and the x-tracts


X-ual Healing

The Secrets of Weapon Plus Revealed (Again) [X-ual Healing 7-12-19]

All of this is getting relaunched soon, so one could potentially argue that none of it matters, but Marvel is still putting out X-Men comics each week and we’re still recapping them. Read on, true believers… Sworn to sell comics for Marvel executives who feared and hated the fact that Fox owned their movie rights, The […]

Apocalypse and the X-Stracts #5: A Traitor in the Midst [Preview]

Apocalypse and the X-Tracts #5: A Traitor in the Midst [Preview]

One more Age of X-Man mini-series is wrapping up next week as Age of X-Man: Apocalypse and the X-Tracts #5 sees the titular X-Tracts dealing with the revelation that their leader, Apocalypse, has been working with Nate Grey and even killed off his own son! And as this shocking news sinks in, another revelation follows… […]



X-ual Healing #1000 [X-Men Recaps for 5-8-19]

X-ual Healing #1000 [X-Men Recaps for 5-8-19]

Welcome to X-ual Healing #1000, a completely arbitrary number we slapped on this column just to get in on the hype, in the same way Marvel launched Marvel #1000 just to cash in on DC’s Action Comics and Detective Comics success. And just like Marvel #1000, very few women will participate in the writing of […]


Age of X-Meh: Ranking the Age of X-Man So Far [X-ual Healing 4-10-19]

Ranking the Age of X-Man So Far [X-ual Healing 4-10-19]

I can’t do a mid-event ranking of the Age of X-Man books before getting through the current week’s issues, so let’s do the recaps first, and then afterward, I’ll tell you what I think of the Age of X-Man so far. Sworn to sell comics for Marvel executives who feared and hated the fact that […]


Dazzler’s Hippie Hipster Makeover in Apocalypse and the X-Tracts #1

Dazzler has undergone a number of makeovers over her long career, most of them, when taking into account Marvel’s constantly shifting timeline, making little sense, from disco queen to punk rock icon. But in the world of Age of X-Man in next week’s Apocalypse and the X-Tracts #1, Dazzler takes on a new image: 90s […]