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The X-Men's Bishop Was Based On

The X-Men’s Bishop Was Based On Efren ‘Bata’ Reyes

Created by Whilce Portacio and John Byrne for Uncanny X-Men #282, published in 1991, Bishop was a time-travelling mutant from the future with a mission. Yes, another one. And while he has been portrayed as a black character, he was originally intended by Portacio to be Filipino in ethnic origin. Well at the Supermanila comic […]

Tonight There's Gonna Be a Jailbreak Somewhere in This Prisoner X #5 Preview

Tonight There’s Gonna Be a Jailbreak Somewhere in This Prisoner X #5 Preview

As the Hickboot fast approaches, and with the Age of X-Man ending, another mini-series is about to wrap up this week in Age of X-Man: Prisoner X #5. Our preview shows us the Danger Room prison in complete chaos, as Bishop, Beast, Honey Badger, Polaris, and Mirage run through an infinite hallway on a quest […]

William Gibson’s Alien III: The Path from Screenplay to Audio Play

William Gibson’s “Alien III”: The Path from Screenplay to Audio Drama

William Gibson wrote his legendary screenplay for Alien III more than 30 years ago. Now you can experience it as an audio play, thanks to Audible. Gibson wrote the script back in 1987 at the height of his fame as the father of Cyberpunk and cultural influence. He made science fiction hip and cool for […]

Marvel Future Fight Receives An Uncanny X-Men Update

More X-Men faces are rushing into Marvel Future Fight as Netmarble revealed a new Uncanny X-Men update coming to the game. The three new mutants joining the battle are Iceman (Modern), Jubilee (Classic), and Bishop (Disassembled), all with their own ways of adding to the battle and making things easier for you in a cluster of enemies. Along […]

Bishop Was Originally Supposed to Sleep with Storm, Not Jean Grey, in Age of X-Man

Bishop Was Originally Supposed to Sleep with Storm, Not Jean Grey, in Age of X-Man

We’ve often called Age of X-Man: Prisoner X the best out of all the Age of X-Man mini-series. It’s a psychological thriller set in a prison and starring longtime fan-favorite X-Men character Bishop, written by Vita Ayala with art by German Peralta, and makes excellent use of the concept of an alternate reality “utopia” where […]

‘The Rookie’: After Great Season 1, Why Won’t ABC #RenewTheRookie?

It has been a little over a week since freshman cop dramedy The Rookie ended its first season with a gruesome and dramatic cliffhanger episode. Despite respectable ratings, positive word-of-mouth, social media support, and an active, engaging, and diverse cast, ABC has yet to renew The Rookie for a second season. We all know that ratings are everything, […]

The Rookie Season 1 Episode 18 - All Is Not Quiet On The "Homefront"

‘The Rookie’ Season 1, Episode 18: All (Not) Quiet On The “Homefront” [SPOILER REVIEW]

Two weeks after ABC‘s The Rookie suffered a heartbreaking loss in “Greenlight,” the show is right back in its sweet spot. After letting some plot points hang fas the show recovered, this week’s “Homefront” picked up right where things left off. Once again, the show is heartwarming, challenging, funny, and engaging. However, unlike previous episodes, not everyone […]



Beast Finally Gets What He Deserves in Age of X-Man: Prisoner X #1

Amongst all the X-Men characters who aren’t Wolverine, Beast has to be the worst. This is a guy who once tried to take a cure for his mutant condition, a guy who turned on his childhood friend, Scott Summers. But in next week’s Age of X-Man: Prisoner X #1, Beast finally gets what he deserves. […]


Chris Claremont Has Eyes on Idris Elba for Bishop

Bishop was a character created by Whilce Portacio and John Byrne for Uncanny X-Men, and the character then headed up the X-treme X-Men comic by Chris Claremont, Salvador Larroca and Igor Kordey. He was portrayed by Omar Sy in X-Men: Days Of Future Past based on the Claremont/Byrne comic. And he’s currently locking lips with Jean Grey over in Age Of X-Man.  […]


Marvel Legends Deadpool Wave 1

Lets Take a Look at the New Deadpool Wave of Marvel Legends

Marvel Legends have come fast and furious all summer, and mutants are the toast of collectors right now. Finally Hasbro has listened and we are getting more and more mutants in the line now. Dedicated waves mutants come in two waves now, with X-Men and Deadpool waves adding more and more X-characters to our shelves. […]

Iceman #1 cover by W. Scott Forbes

Iceman #1 Review: A Very Welcome Return

Iceman is back and stopping Hell’s Kitchen from getting lit up by a madman with Molotov Cocktails! After finishing that, Bobby finds a missing persons poster for a Morlock. He takes it to Kitty, who says she’ll get him a team. The team ends up being just Bishop, but that’s enough. Bobby and Bishop go […]

Mr. & Mrs. X #1 cover by Terry and Rachel Dodson

Mr. & Mrs. X #1 Review: The Wedding Issue that Should Have Been

Today is the wedding of Rogue and Gambit of the X-Men. In the shadow of Kitty Pryde and Colossus’ failed wedding, Anna Marie and Remy LeBeau are tying the knot, and the rest of the X-Men are doing their part to help. After the ceremony, the two go off for their honeymoon. However, they are […]

Multiple Man #1 cover by Marcos Martin

Multiple Man #1 Review: Strong Start but Messy Second Half

The New Mutants find Jamie Madrox within a locked vault underground. They bring him back to the X-Men, where Beast examines Madrox. He admits being a duplicate of “Jamie Madrox Prime,” and Hank informs him that he is deteriorating. Soon after, this Madrox steals Bishop’s time travel device, and things get weirder. Multiple Man #1 […]

Astonishing X-Men #12 cover by Greg Land and Edgar Delgado

Astonishing X-Men #12 Review: A Good-Enough Ending to Charles Soule’s Story

The Shadow King has returned to sew havoc and terror across the world. Spawned from the head of X and using Proteus’ reality seeds for additional power, he quickly dispatches the Astonishing X-Men by vomiting liquid despair upon them — except for one. Psylocke still stands, but can she defeat the Shadow King alone? Charles […]

X-Men '92 Bishop and Storm Kotobukiya Statue

X-Men ’92 Bishop and Storm Kotobukiya Statue Up for Order

The X-Men ’92 statue line from Kotobukiya is getting yet another release. Storm and Bishop are the latest, following announcements for Professor X, Wolverine, Jubilee, Beast, and Cyclops. Bishop will be posed with his futuristic blaster rifle, while Storm comes perched on a translucent base to mimic her flying. These are 1/10 scale like the […]

Astonishing X-Men #11 cover by Grag Land and Frank D'Armata

Astonishing X-Men #11 Review: The Team Comes Together, in Time for the End

X and Psylocke’s plan to bring down Proteus is sprung into action. The Astonishing X-Men ambush the being to stop his reality seeds around the world. Psylocke and X use their psychic abilities to stop the spread of the reality seeds. Betsy even begins to start trusting X, and the team seems to be coming […]