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First Appearances of Gambit and Blade Get Facsimile Editions in November

Reprints of older material may be the bane of Dan Didio’s existence, but we like ’em just fine. Sure, it’s great to see classic comics restored and printed as good as new, but even moreso, we enjoy looking through the classic comic book advertisements, letters pages, and other ephemera that can’t be experienced by reading […]

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All the Uncanny X-Men Deaths Jonathan Hickman Has Already Undone

With the Marvel Next Big Thing panel out of the way at San Diego Comic-Con, we now know what the X-Men’s new status quo will look like in the Dawn of X era coming this Fall. And if you’ve been reading Matthew Rosenberg and Salvador Larocca’s Uncanny X-Men, it probably looks a lot different than […]

Will (SPOILER)'s Death Have Consequences? Teen Titans #30 Preview

Kissing and Killing in the Uncanny X-Men Finale (Major Spoilers)

After a grueling 22 issues and even more shocking character deaths, the current volume of Uncanny X-Men came to a close on Wednesday with Uncanny X-Men #22. Did bloodthirsty writer Matthew Rosenberg kill off more characters in this issue? You bet he did. But that doesn’t mean there wasn’t at least one happy moment too. […]

Matthew Rosenberg Says It Was Painful to Kill Off So Many X-Men

Matthew Rosenberg Says It Was Painful to Kill Off So Many X-Men

With the rate at which Uncanny X-Men writer Matthew Rosenberg has been killing off characters, you might be tempted to think he enjoys it. That’s apparently not the case, according to Rosenberg himself. Answering questions in this week’s X-Men Monday column at Adventures in Poor Taste, Rosenberg was asked about the wanton character deaths during […]

Uncanny X-Men #22: Blaming Cyclops for Everything [Preview]

Uncanny X-Men #22: Blaming Cyclops for Everything [Preview]

It feels like it was only about six months ago that Marvel brought Cyclops back from the dead… probably because it was just a few months ago. The return of Scott Summers represented hope that Marvel would undo the years of character assassination inflicted on the character in an effort to promote that Mary Sue, […]

The End is Near [X-ual Healing 7-3-19]

The End is Near [X-ual Healing 7-3-19]

The Hickboot is just weeks away, all of the current X-Men comics are ending, and if Matthew Rosenberg has his way, there won’t be any mutants left before it all goes down. Let’s get to the recaps of the four X-Men comics that came out last week… well, three, actually, but for whatever reason, DCBS […]

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How Many Kids Does Wolverine Have, Anyway?! [X-ual Healing 6-26-19]

As the lame duck session of X-Men continues into its final month, ahead of Jonathan Hickman’s line-wide reboot of the franchise, more X-books came to an end last week. Plus, we’ve got a new Claremont comic this week. Yay! Lots to unpack here, six issues and over 3500 words of recap, so let’s jump right […]

Scott and Emma, Together Again - Uncanny X-Men #21 Preview

Scott and Emma, Together Again – Uncanny X-Men #21 Preview

This Wednesday, the moment Scott and Emma shippers have been waiting for finally arrives. Cyclops is reunited with Emma Frost at last! Of course, this may be somewhat of a bittersweet reunion, given everything that’s transpired since Scott’s death and resurrection. First of all, there was the whole using Scott’s legacy to engineer a war […]

Reboots! Huh! Good God! What Are They Good For? [X-ual Healing 6-19-19]

Reboots! Huh! Good God! What Are They Good For? [X-ual Healing 6-19-19]

What is the point of meticulously recapping the events of a bloated line of X-Men comics when the whole line is going to be relaunched in less than a month? That’s a very good question. The Hickboot approaches with House of X #1 on July 24th, and along with it, X-ual Healing: The Weekly X-Men […]

An Anti-Vaxxer's Nightmare in Uncanny X-Men #20

Uncanny X-Men #20, A Case Against Vaccination? (Preview)

Uncanny X-Men #20 hits stores next week, as Matthew Rosenberg and Salvador Larroca’s run on the book edges closer to oblivion ahead of Jonathan Hickman’s line-wide relaunch. With nothing left to lose, is Matthew Rosenberg including an anti-vaccination message in the pages of the book? Well, read the preview below and decide for yourself! It […]

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Matthew Rosenberg Explains It All in Uncanny X-Men #19 [X-ual Healing 6-5-19]

It’s time once again for X-ual Healing, the column where we read all the X-Men comics that came out last week so you don’t have to! Well, you should read the ones you like. We’ll tell you about the rest. This week, it’s a very special episode, as Uncanny X-Men #19 explains basically everything that’s […]

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 […]


Did Marvel Lie When They Relaunched Uncanny X-Men as an "Ongoing Series?"

Did Marvel Lie When They Relaunched Uncanny X-Men as an “Ongoing Series?”

This week, we finally got official confirmation from Marvel that Jonathan Hickman’s House of X and Powers of X would be the start of a line-wide X-Men relaunch, with any remaining X-books including Uncanny X-Men and X-Force ending in July to make way for Hickman’s “new era” of the X-Men, in which Hickman will write […]

Will (SPOILER)'s Death Have Consequences? Teen Titans #30 Preview

Matthew Rosenberg Doubles His Body Count in Today’s Uncanny X-Men (SPOILERS)

With Jonathan Hickman’s big X-Men relaunch kicking off in July, we now know for certain that Uncanny X-Men will end with issue #22 that same month. But by the time Hickman gets to take over the franchise, will there be any X-Men left? Perhaps not, if Uncanny X-Men writer Matthew Rosenberg has his way. Read […]

Matthew Rosenberg Talks the End of Uncanny X-Men

Matthew Rosenberg Says Goodbye to Uncanny X-Men

It seems like just last year when we were all getting ready for the big relaunch of Uncanny X-Men. Actually, that’s because it was just last year. November, in fact, less than six months ago, is when Matthew Rosenberg, alongside Kelly Thompson, Ed Brisson, and artists Mahmud Asrar, R.B. Silva, Yildiray Cinar, Mahmud Asrar, Mark […]

The Thing Wolverine Does Best Is... Quit?! Uncanny X-Men #18 Preview

The Thing Wolverine Does Best Is… Quit?! Uncanny X-Men #18 Preview

Wolverine can never seem to stop talking about how he’s the best there is at what he does. And what he does, of course, isn’t very nice. But what is it exactly? Saying “bub?” Murdering his own children? Guest-starring in lots of titles? In next week’s Uncanny X-Men #18, we finally learn the answer. What […]

Matthew Rosenberg Acknowledges Criticism of Death of (SPOILERS) in Uncanny X-Men #17

Uncanny X-Men writer Matthew Rosenberg has returned once again from Twitter hiatus to acknowledge criticism of Uncanny X-Men #17, which features the explanation of the death of a longtime X-Men character. If you don’t want to be spoiled on the death, which was first revealed in Uncanny X-Men #16, then you should probably click away […]

How Toxic Masculinity Killed (SPOILERS) in Uncanny X-Men

Marvel Comics killed off a few characters in April, but one death in particular stood out. It’s no surprise that death occurred in Uncanny X-Men, as writer Matthew Rosenberg has been ramping up his kill rate significantly. But today’s Uncanny X-Men #17 makes an already-heartbreaking death even more tragic. If you don’t want to be […]

Matthew Rosenberg to Kill at Least 2 More X-Men (Spoilers) [X-ual Healing]

Matthew Rosenberg to Kill at Least 2 More X-Men (Spoilers) [X-ual Healing 4-17-19]

With the release of Marvel’s July solicitations, things aren’t looking great for the future of writer Matthew Rosenberg’s X-Men run. Despite critical acclaim from well-respected scholars, it looks like July’s Uncanny X-Men #22 could be the end of the line, with an oversized issue and the wrapping of multiple plot points, coinciding with the start […]