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Jean Grey Gets a Premium Format Figure From Sideshow Collectibles

Jean Grey Gets a Premium Format Figure From Sideshow Collectibles

Jean Grey is the latest X-Men character to recieve a Premium Format Figure from Sideshow Collectibles. The statue will release in two versions: a regular edition for $565 and a Sideshow Exclusive for $585 that features a variant face portrait and Phoenix powered hands. The statue is 21 inches tall and features jean in her […]


X-Men

Fox’s ‘X-Men’ Films Were Never Given a Chance to be Great

When Fox first announced that production had finally begun on X-Men back in 1999, comics fandom was thrilled – and relieved. It was still a full 8 years before Iron Man would break ground. Granted we’d just had Blade a year or so before, but for what the general population thought of as a superhero […]

Sophie Turner Shows Off Phoenix-Inspired New Tattoo

Sophie Turner is no stranger to tattoos- the Game of Thrones and Dark Phoenix actress has several- and she just shared an image of her most recent piece of skin art. Turner has appeared as Marvel Comics character from the X-Men world Jean Grey, aka Phoenix in FOX films X-Men: Apocalypse and the upcoming Dark Phoenix. Apparently, the experience left a […]

WWE Royal Rumble 2019 Will Be Corey-iest Royal Rumble Ever

With the WWE‘s Royal Rumble claw-holding its way to Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona, the WWE Universe now knows the names of the voices in their heads when the first bell rings this Sunday, January 27th. Originating from Ontario, Canada, in 1988, the Royal Rumble is one of the professional wrestling company’s more popular PPVs and […]

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Avengers 1,000,000 BC Minimates Now Available at Walgreens

Avengers 1,000,000 BC Minimates are now available exclusively at Walgreens stores from Diamond Select Toys. The latest wave in the ever-popular line, four two-packs can be found, all featuring the Avengers from Jason Aaron‘s ongoing saga about the heroes from the past. Ghost Rider, Starbrand, The Fallen, Black Panther, Phoenix, Agamotto, Iron Fist, and Odin […]

X-Men: Gold #35 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men: Gold #35 Review: A Perfectly Average Comic

Storm is swarmed by Uovu and the villagers whom he’s resurrected. Ororo is forced to fight off her birth parents and all those under Uovu’s thrall. Meanwhile, the X-Men fight the X-Cutioner halfway around the world. Stormcaster finds them and opens a portal to Storm and Uovu, providing Ororo with reinforcements. But, is it enough? […]

Extermination #2 cover by Mark Brooks

Extermination #2 Review: Waiting for the Plot to Show Up

We see young Cable take another prisoner at a grocery store, and Jean Grey tries to comfort Cyclops about the deaths of Bloodstorm and Cable. The X-Men convene on what to do about Ahab’s return and the missing young Iceman. Kitty thinks it’s best to split the remaining young original X-Men up to make it […]

X-Men: Gold #33 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men: Gold #33 Review: Going Nowhere Slowly

Ainet, the adopted mother of the X-Man Storm, is on the run from a new religion rising in her village. This new religion worships an entity called Uovu. Her life seems to be at an end, and Ainet lets out a prayer. This prayer returns the hammer, Stormcaster, to Ororo Munroe. Now, a representative from […]

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: Golld #30 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men: Gold #30 Review – The Wedding Issue

The big day is here. The X-Men have gathered at the site of the old Xavier Institute for Higher Learning for the wedding of Kitty Pryde, formerly known as Shadowcat, and Colossus, aka Piotr Rasputin. Illyana Rasputin, aka Magik, is Kitty’s maid of honor, and Nightcrawler, aka Kurt Wagner, is Piotr’s best man. All there […]

X-Men: Gold #29 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men: Gold #29 Review: A Fun and Flowing Action Issue

The X-Men are finally closing in on Alpha and Colossus, but the Sentinel is about to fire off his mutant-killing weapon. Kitty Pryde is phasing through the facility until she can find Alpha and Piotr while the rest of the team keeps Alpha’s duplicates busy. She finally catches up to Alpha and Colossus, but it’s […]

X-Men Red Annual #1 cover by Travis Charest

X-Men Red Annual #1 Review: The New Old Jean Grey

We go back to the moments right after Jean Grey was resurrected, and we see what her life was like immediately after the impromptu revival. She bonds with the X-Men, learns of their triumphs and losses, and she seeks out the extended family she’s never met. X-Men Red Annual #1 does for the series what […]

X-Men Gold #28 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men Gold #28 Review: Light on Story Progression, Heavy on Charisma

The X-Men close in on Nance as Alpha makes off with Colossus. The X-Men take Nance, but that still leaves Alpha capable of committing mutant genocide. Our heroes must seek help in chasing down Alpha and saving Colossus. It’s clear that this story has been stretched out to hold out until X-Men Gold #30, but, […]

Avengers #1 cover by Ed McGuinness

Avengers #1 Review: A Return to Form for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes

In the past, a group made up of Odin, Lady Phoenix, Ghost Rider, the Black Panther, the Starbrand, Agamatto, and the Iron Fist went to war with the First Celestial Host. Today, Steve Rogers, Tony Stark, and Thor Odinson meet up after a year of terrible events and personal woes. One question hovers around all […]

X-Men: Red #3 cover by Travis Charest

X-Men Red #3 Review: Socialized Hatred and Tiki Torches

Cassandra Nova suddenly appears (mostly) unseen in the X-Mansion and issues a command to an unseen sleeping X-Man. In India, the Jean Grey’s X-Men team continue their fight against a Sentinel while trying to uncover the mystery of its presence. In New Orleans, Gambit protects another mutant from an angry mob. X-Men: Red continues to […]

X-Men: Red #2 cover by Travis Charest

X-Men Red #2 Review: Holding on to Hope as the Quality Remains High

A mutant named Trinary is being held by the Indian government. She contacts Jean Grey and her team, who are hiding out in Wakanda after the death of the UK ambassador. Naturally, the X-Men agree to help Trinary. X-Men Red is holding together. The first issue showed great promise, and, while #2 isn’t quite as gripping […]