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Jonathan Hickman Doesn't Believe in a Major Part of the Comic Book Industry

Jonathan Hickman Doesn’t Believe in a Major Part of the Comic Book Industry

Jonathan Hickman is an unconventional writer who doesn’t follow the norms. For example, where other writers might write a six-issue series to relaunch the X-Men, Hickman takes the same amount of story and makes it twelve issues. Where other writers might believe that comic books should contain comics, Hickman believes they should contain pages upon […]

Artists Named for Marvel Comics' Incoming #1 Anthology

Artists Named for Marvel Comics’ Incoming #1 Anthology

The upcoming Incoming #1 from Marvel comics was solicited with a brace of writers, Al Ewing. Dan Slott, Chip Zdarsky, Kelly Thompson, Greg Pak, Eve L. Ewing, Matt Rosenberg, Ed Brisson, Saladin Ahmed, Tini Howard, Jonathan Hickman, Greg Pak, Donny Cates & Jason Aaron. But only a mention of Jim Cheung and Humberto Ramos as […]


So Why Can't Kate Pryde Walk Through Krakoa Portals Anyway?

So Why Can’t Kate Pryde Walk Through Krakoan Portals Anyway?

In yesterday’s Marauders #1, we saw the newly appointed Captain Kate Pryde fail to walk through one of Krakoa’s portals, which are meant to be able to transport all mutants and their guests to and from the island of Krakoa and from there all across the world. And getting her a broken nose in the […]

Marvel Comics Planning For Jonathan Hickman to Write House Of X Back in 2015?

Marvel Comics Planning For Jonathan Hickman to Write House Of X Back in 2015?

Cullen Bunn has spoken to Adventures In Poor Taste about his three years run on the X-Men, writing both Uncanny X-Men and X-Men: Blue. Talking about plans, successes and a lot of regret. But also showing how long back the current status for the Xbooks was in play with Jonathan Hickman, all the way back […]

Let's All Read Excalibur #31 in the Light Of HOXPOX

“House of X”: Jonathan Hickman Writes about Fascism Again – He Always Did

Jonathan Hickman’s House of X and Powers of X created the most buzz in Marvel comics for ages. He turned the X-Men into a powerful separatist nation state with real political and economic. They have a secretive government with secret plans and agendas to manipulate and change the world. It’s all very Machiavellian. You could […]



Watch Out, Watch Out, There are Powers Of X #6 Finale Spoilers About

Watch Out, Watch Out, There are Powers Of X #6 Finale Spoilers About

It is true. Tomorrow sees the release of the finale of the Jonathan Hickman-written House Of X/Power Of X two-series-that-are-one with Powers Of X #6, titled House Of X. It will lead into the new Dawn Of X titles. And it is already being spoiled all over the place. So turn off your internet. Stay […]


Jonathan Hickman Defends Jean Grey's Costume in Coded Message

Jonathan Hickman Defends Jean Grey’s Costume in Coded Message

Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman took to Twitter Tuesday with a coded message in defense of Jean Grey’s costume. Ditching the costume she had been wearing in X-Men Red, Jean appears in House of X #1 in her classic green miniskirt Marvel Girl costume. Hickman posted an image of Phil Noto’s House of X #1 variant […]

House Of X/Powers Of X Hardcover Jumps a Hundred Pages and Another Ten Bucks

House Of X/Powers Of X Hardcover Jumps a Hundred Pages and Another Ten Bucks

The House Of X/Powers Of X collected hardcover lined up for Christmas may be slightly heavier on the wallet than expected. But also heavier in the hands. Collecting House Of X #1-6 and Powers Of X #1-6, the series by Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva, Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva has been a critical and commercial hit. […]

My Mutant Power is DEcomX-ual Healing

Powers of X #4’s Mutant Power is Decompression [X-ual Healing 9-11-19]

Powers of X #4 is out this week, but is it worth more than padding to get to the next “red” issue in the reading order? Let’s find out in the internet’s number one weekly X-Men recap column with a dirty pun for a name! Sworn to sell comics for Marvel executives who feared and […]

Today, Marvel Comics is Holding a Jonathan Hickman-Led Summit

Today, Marvel Comics is Holding a Jonathan Hickman-Led Summit

Today, Marvel Comics is holding a Jonathan Hickman-led creative summit for the X-Men titles. We thought we’d check in with some of the attendees… I’m in transit for a little while and now you may ask me anything, if you give a flying care. — Gerry Duggan (@GerryDuggan) September 15, 2019 That’s Gerry Duggan, the […]

Could HOXPOX Tempt Kieron Gillen Back?

Once upon a time, Mister Sinister was created as a twelve-year-old boy’s idea of what a supervillain may look like. That was meant to be the original revelation, as conceived by Chris Claremont for Uncanny X-Men. But that all changed, and Mister Sinister became a High Evolutionary stand-in, a genetic scientist from the nineteenth century […]

Marvel previews

Two More Pages of Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Yu’s X-Men #1 #DawnOfX

HOXPOX is still underway. But we are starting to look ahead at what will follow as Jonathan Hickman writes and showruns an entire line of X-books. X-MEN #1 DX (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu DAWN OF X! The X-Men find themselves in a whole new world of possibility… and things have never been […]


House Of X #3

Caricature, Cyphers and Cuts To The Heart in House Of X #3 (Spoilers)

House Of X #3 continues its majestic exercise in comic book storytelling, gives us a combined ninth and tenth timeline of Moira McTaggert, and picking up on the seizure of Sabretooth by the Fantastic Four in issue #1. Cyclops did say they had other means to extract him as a citizen of Krakoa. And in […]


Wednesday comics

Does Marvel Now Think Hydra Are Nazis, in Today’s Powers Of X #2? (Spoilers)

Remember the kerfuffle of Secret Empire at Marvel Comics? In which Hydra rewrote history and reality (or unrewrote it) so that Captain America was a Hydra sleeper agent, became Supreme Commander of Hydra – and of the United States itself, and saw a legal and constitutional takeover of the United States of America by a […]