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Top and Bottom 5 Comics, Week of July 4th, 2018: From Hulk to Inhumans

It’s a bit late again, and I didn’t get around to doing it last week. However, the Top and Bottom 5 Comics is back again this week. What soared? What fell on its face? Let’s find out together now! Best Comics of the Week 1. Immortal Hulk #2 Immortal Hulk kicked off with a hell of […]

Weapon X #20

X-ual Healing: A Bold New Direction for Weapon X #20

Sworn to sell comics for Marvel executives who feared and hated the fact that Fox owned their movie rights, The Uncanny X-Men suffered great indignities, but with a corporate merger on the way, the X-Men can finally get back to doing what they do best: being objectively the best franchise in comics. Each week, armed with the joy, heartbreak, […]

Weapon X #20 cover by Rahzzah

Weapon X #20 Review: Dialogue Crashing into a Weakening Tone

Sabretooth, Lady Deathstrike, and Domino are helping Omega Red take the fight back to S.I.C.K.L.E and Red’s brother. S.I.C.K.L.E is hunting mutants, and Sabretooth has control of the team in Logan’s absence. However, Warpath objects, and he is working to bring down the Weapon X team before it goes too far out of Logan’s vision. […]

Weapon X-Force Lineup, and Maybe a Death Spoiler, Revealed by Marvel’s Jordan White

Though this article is about publicly released Marvel promotional material and solicits, it may contain spoilers nonetheless. Consider yourself warned… Marvel’s ukulele-wearing, fedora-playing editor X-treme Jordan White revealed the full lineup for Weapon X-Force, the new team taking over the pages of Weapon X in August. What’s this??? The full line-up of Weapon X-Force! #XMenMonday […]

Hunt for Wolverine: Claws of a Killer #2 cover by Greg Land and Jason Keith

Hunt for Wolverine: Claws of a Killer #2 Review – Claws vs. Zombies

Daken is taken by soldiers after being pinned down by zombies. Across town, Sabretooth and Lady Deathstrike are also ambushed by the undead. They fight them off, but Victor is bitten. The wound isn’t healing, and he is ready to abandon Deathstrike and Daken to escape. However, escape isn’t a readily available option, and he […]

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Let’s Take a Look at the Marvel Legends Wolverine Legendary Riders Set

The Marvel Legends Legendary Riders figure sets have been a hit with collectors so far this year. Ghost Rider was great, and the Black Widow figure in that set is a fine figure as well. The third (and final) set to release this year is Wolverine with a bike. When this one was shown off […]

Domino #3 cover by Greg Land and Frank D'Armata

Domino #3 Review: Unearned Moments Helped by Solid Dialogue

Domino, hurt and barely conscious, reminisces on the experiments and the people that created her. Upon awaking, she realizes that all her friends, her team, are dead. This pisses Neena off, and she beelines for Topaz with the intent of putting the woman in the ground. Domino #3 continues the book’s descent into the saccharine, […]

Weapon X #19 cover by Rahzzah

Weapon X #19 Review: Consistent, Goofy, and Bloody Fun

Lady Deathstrike and Domino work to track down Sabretooth and Omega Red. Meanwhile, Victor and Red arrive at the latter’s intended target, with the tiger cub still in tow. The target is a Russian general and mutant advocate currently training a future brigade of Titanium Men. Sabretooth wants Omega Red to spare the general, but […]

Weapon X #19

X-ual Healing: The Cutest Comic on the Stands Continues in Weapon X #19

Sworn to sell comics for Marvel executives who feared and hated the fact that Fox owned their movie rights, The Uncanny X-Men suffered great indignities, but with a corporate merger on the way, the X-Men can finally get back to doing what they do best: being objectively the best franchise in comics. Each week, armed with the joy, heartbreak, […]

Weapon X #18

X-ual Healing: Sabretooth Makes a Friend in Weapon X #18

Sworn to sell comics for Marvel executives who feared and hated the fact that Fox owned their movie rights, The Uncanny X-Men suffered great indignities but with a corporate merger on the way, the X-Men can finally get back to doing what they do best: being objectively the best franchise in comics. Each week, armed with the joy, heartbreak, […]

Weapon X #18 cover by Rahzzah

Weapon X #18 Review: Sabretooth Feeds a Tiger Cub

Sabretooth, the acting leader of Weapon X, has been taken by Omega Red and is being dragged through the Siberian tundra as rations. Warpath, Lady Deathstrike, and Domino continue to battle the mind-controlled mutant prisoners at the gulag Red just escaped. Sabretooth thinks he can get through to Omega Red, who is weakened in both […]

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Weapon X-Force, a New Marvel X-Team for 2018; Plus: Someone’s Gonna Die!

Looks like another Marvel title is getting a “fresh start” in August, but this time, it won’t need dual numbering. In the just-released Marvel August solicitations, Weapon X #21 teases the death of at least one team member, with Sabretooth left to save the rest of the team. Warpath and Old Man Logan are named […]

X-ual Healing: Sabretooth’s in Charge? What Could Possibly Go Wrong in Weapon X #17?

Welcome back to X-ual Healing, the weekly recap column where we obsessively read every X-Men and X-Men-adjacent comic that Marvel publishes, tell you what happens, provide additional context where necessary, and examine whether the comic makes good use of the long and convoluted history of the X-Men by referencing it in a way that’s accessible to […]

Weapon X #17 cover by Rahzzah

Weapon X #17 Review: Funny Dialogue, Tense Action, and Great Art

Team Weapon X is now under the control of Sabretooth. Old Man Logan is out of commission, and Victor Creed just might be the best man for the job. There are protests from Warpath and Domino, but there’s no time to second guess. Reports are coming out of Russia that a mutant gulag holding Omega […]

X-ual Healing: Sabretooth Reveals His Softer Side in Weapon X #16

Welcome to the column formerly known as X-Men: Bland Design! As it turns out, even when we say nice things about X-Men comics, when the column is titled “Bland Design,” it apparently bums people out. And we don’t want to bum people out about the X-Men. We love the X-Men! The X-Men have long been […]

Weapon H #1 cover by Leinil Yu and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Weapon H #1 Review: Better than it has Any Right to Be

Clay Sung is a man spliced with the genetic material of the Hulk and Wolverine. He was intended to kill mutants, but he faked his death and has been on the run ever since. Now, he finds himself in the cold mountains of Alaska/Canada border. A research team is trapped with minimal supplies. Clay doesn’t […]


X-Men: Bland Design – It’s Not a Happy Birthday for Logan in Weapon X #15

Welcome, dear readers, to X-Men: Bland Design, the weekly multi-part recap column that strives to answer the question: “What if Ed Piskor had no art skills, a juvenile sense of humor, and less classic material to work with?” Each week, we aim to recap what happened in all of the X-books that come out that week, praise the things we […]


Weapon X #14 cover by David Nakayama

Weapon X #14 Review: Big Vapid Action Sequence with Nothing to Offer

The Nuke soldiers have the Weapon X team pinned down, and Acero’s group is waiting just outside the compound. Left with very few options, Sabretooth suggests Weapon X take Nuke’s pills to gain the strength and ferocity to take out the soldiers. However, there is also the psychological cost. Will Weapon X be able to […]