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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 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, […]

X-Men: Gold #27 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men Gold #27 Review: The Wrong Kind of Wedding Planning

Colossus has been taken by Alpha and Nance. Iceman, Pyro, and Nightcrawler warn the rest of the team of the threat to Piotr Rasputin’s life. The X-Men assemble to track down Colossus with the help of Rachel Summers. The grand plan? Nance and Alpha plan to use the Legacy Virus still in Piotr’s blood to […]

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One of the X-Men Quits in X-Men Gold #31… Could it Be The Hound?!

It looks like the X-Men Gold team will be losing a member this July! Marvel released its solicits today, and the X-Men Gold solicits reveal some juicy details about the mutant drama we can expect this summer. In the wake of the wedding between Kitty Pryde and Colossus, someone is quitting the team! Check out […]

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: Gold #21 cover by Mike Deodato Jr. and Nolan Woodard

X-Men Gold #21 Review: When the Art is So Great that it Saves the Day

We learn how Mesmero united the most recent incarnation of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants as he breaks the group of prison. He intends to kill Nance with this team. Back at Central Park, Old Man Logan decides his future and if he is sticking with the X-Men. Nightcrawler and Kitty Pryde try to figure […]

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 […]

X-Men Blue #15 Review: Change The Channel

Mojo is no longer simply playing with the X-Men. It is now all-out war against the mutant team. He does this while attempting to assimilate our world into the Mojoverse. The X-Men know they can’t let Mojo stall them forever, so they split into two teams. One continues the fight against the forces of Mojo, […]

X-Men: Blue #14 cover by Arthur Adams and Peter Steigerwald

X-Men: Blue #14 Review: That Mojo Magic

Mojo’s magical mystery tour continues as news stations struggle to cut through his global broadcast. Inside his arenas, more and more X-Men are being picked off as one team fights the recreations of the Avengers and the other battles amalgams of their worst threats. Magneto, Polaris, and Danger finally enter the fray, but Mojo already […]


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X-Men Gold #7 Review: A Very ’90s Feel, And Great Tie-In Comic

X-Men Gold #7 is the comic series’ first Secret Empire tie-in. Thankfully, it avoids all the troubling and perhaps negative aspects of the event it’s tied to by locking itself in the New York/Manhattan location that is of course in the event trapped in the Darkforce Dimension. As a result, they are able to tell […]