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X-Men: Gold #32 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men Gold #32 Review: The Tragedy of the Phoenix

Rachel Summers, aka Prestige and formerly known as the Phoenix, has been driven into a frenzy by Mesmero. She has already downed Colossus and Kitty Pryde, and Magik and Storm follow soon after. Cyclops, Nightcrawler, Iceman, and Pyro are the only ones left to calm Rachel down, but, after Prestige so easily incapacitated the other […]

X-Men: Gold #31 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men Gold #31 Review: I Too Have Read ‘Days of Future Past’

Rachel Summers and Nightcrawler have their morning ruined when Mesmero arrives and manipulates former’s mind. Meanwhile, Kitty Pryde and Colossus are still reeling from their cancelled wedding when we suddenly jump to a future where mutants are on the edge of extinction thanks to the Sentinels. That time jump happens just as abruptly in the […]

X-Men: Gold #25 cover by Ryan Stegman and Edgar Delgado

X-Men Gold #25 Review: X-Men Unite in Fun One-Off Issue

The god-beast Scythian Algurus returns to wreak havoc upon Paris. Captain Britain and Meggan respond immediately. Iceman’s X-Men team arrives not long afterwards. However, the main Gold team is still in prison and can’t join the fight, but that problem may resolve itself sooner than later. X-Men: Gold #25 presents a pleasingly straightforward story which […]

X-Men Blue #24 cover by Jorge Molina

X-Men Blue #24 Review: This One’s Actually Really Good

Sebastian Shaw attacks Magneto after he rejects the offer to join Mothervine. Meanwhile, the new Marauders attack Xorn after he too rejects their offer. Thankfully, Xorn receives help in the form of Jimmy Hudson and Bloodstorm. Unfortunately, Malice infiltrates the Madripoor mansion through the body of Polaris. Finally, Briar Raleigh seeks out new X-Men with […]

X-Men Gold Annual #1 cover by Alan Davis, Mark Farmer, and Chris Sotomayor

X-Men Gold Annual #1 Review: Visiting the Britain Family

Kitty Pryde, Nightcrawler, and Rachel Grey of the X-Men have been invited to visit Captain Britain and Meggan’s new baby. The five of them have a connection thanks to their Excalibur days, and the three X-Men are eager to see Brian and Meggan’s child. Meanwhile, Starhammer, an alien whose species was wiped out by the […]

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Brian Michael Bendis’s List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman […]

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Hollywood And Boob Armor: A Counterpoint

As a colleague wrote earlier today, Hollywood does totally has a longstanding love affair with fantasy armor, namely boob armor for women. A well thought-out piece with examples of the modern comic book movie take on female armor, it also had examples of the less mammary-shaped breastplates in current popular culture. I, like my colleague, […]

Comic Books – Immigrants Are Welcome Here

Writer Greg Pak has raised an excellent point on twitter in response to the #MuslimBan, the controversial Executive Order from President Donald Trump that bans immigration from seven countries of largely Muslim population. The ban is affecting refugees from war-torn regions, ideological or social refugees who would face recriminations and death in some cases for […]