Did House Of X Resurrection Come From Captain Britain?

The Captain Britain-originated appearance of Mad Jim Jaspers and The Furies, alongside Saturnyne, Otherworld, Roma and more has led me to reread the now out-of-print-and-far-too-valuable Captain Britain Omnibus by Dave Thorpe, Alan Davis, Alan Moore, and more. And it seems so has Jonathan Hickman and Tini Howard. But how much came from here? More than the obvious Otherworldness of it all? What can I say, I was having a reread and a couple of things popped out.

Did House Of X Resurrection Come From Captain Britain?
Captain Britain artwork.

How has Saturnyne got the mighty reality god Jim Jaspers trapped as part of Otherworld, seemingly under her control at a maitre d, in the Crooked Market, providing the Starlight Citadel with delicacies? Jaspers' death at the hands of The Fury in Captain Britain may prefer answers.

Did House Of X Resurrection Come From Captain Britain
Daredevils artwork

She took a genetic sample of him. And the big change in House Of X that took the meta-idea of mutants never dying but coming back to life as actual plot?

Did House Of X Resurrection Come From Captain Britain?
House Of X #5 artwork.

With all the details how to bring them back from the dead, restoring their memories and adding their soul to the mix?

Did House Of X Resurrection Come From Captain Britain?
House Of X #5 artwork.

Well, there was that moment with Roma and Merlin doing pretty much the same to Brian Braddock in Otherworld.

Did House Of X Resurrection Come From Captain Britain
Captain Britain artwork.

Rebuilding his body – and a chance for a Saturnyne/Jaspers recap (which everyone could probably do with about now).

Did House Of X Resurrection Come From Captain Britain
Captain Britain  artwork.

And bringing back Brian Braddock's soul in a very familiar fashion.

Did House Of X Resurrection Come From Captain Britain
Captain Britain artwork.

Doesn't that look familiar? Krakoa is very much linked to Otherworld, could their revival method also not be entirely what it looks like? Oh and look who is coming back to the Xbooks?

Did House Of X Resurrection Come From Captain Britain?
Captain Britain artwork.

A certain Henry Peter Gyrich, who is back with the new X-Men book S.W.O.R.D. while Sebastian Shaw is being hunted by Kitty Pryde in upcoming X Of Swords as well…

Did House Of X Resurrection Come From Captain Britain?
SWORD #3 cover.

 

Marvel really, really need to put all this back into print, don't they?

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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