Illyana Is A Bit Of A Bad Ass Phoenix

Illyana Is A Bit Of A Bad Ass Phoenix

Yes I know she'd been a demon sorceress. And I know she's been ruler of Limbo. And yes, the other week, she dropped Ms Marvel into a version of Limbo in a volcano, to keep her in hellish torment for an undisclosed period of time.

But even so, she'd still a bit of a bad ass this week in Uncanny X-Men and Avengers Vs X-Men.

First things first, those of you hoping for a continuation of the last issue of AVX's uptick in quality, be prepared for disappointment, we're back down to issue 5 levels. Still, at least we have Illyana giving us these kind of moments.

Illyana Is A Bit Of A Bad Ass Phoenix

That's rather definitive…

Illyana Is A Bit Of A Bad Ass Phoenix

Talking about Scarlet Witch there. And in Uncanny X-Men, passing sentence on Mister Sinister…

Illyana Is A Bit Of A Bad Ass Phoenix

She is a feisty Russian little sister, isn't she? But there was something else that nagged me about reading AVX and I can't believe I didn't see it before… five X-Men together… Always five, acting as one…

Illyana Is A Bit Of A Bad Ass Phoenix

Da da da daa da da daa daa daaa… not to mention they had their own deal going on with a Phoenix.

Illyana Is A Bit Of A Bad Ass Phoenix

Mark is Cyclops, Jason is Namor, Emma Frost is Princess,  Tiny is Colossus and Illyana is… Keyop?

Told you she was a bad ass.

Avengers Vs X-Men #7 and Uncanny X-Men #15 are published today. Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London.

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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