Magneto Remembers When He Was Drawn By Jack Kirby

X-Men: Days Of Future Past is coming soon, with it's blast to the past of the X-Men, from the future.

Now the comics are full of that already with the All-New X-Men from the past and the Brotherhood from the future, and a total of four Icemen in all that.

But more touching was today's scene from Uncanny X-Men by Brian Bendis and Chris Bachalo that took another trip in time, when Magneto encountered the drug addled Blob. And remembered…


Of course Jack Kirby's estate won't get a reprint fee for that. Or anything.

I'm kind of spoiled the mood, haven't I? But it's not the only comic thinking reflecting the films today, Amazing Spider-Man does the same too. What do you do when the Electro in the films is a young black guy with blue electrics and in the comics an old white guy with yellow electrics?

IMG_0051Give him a power altering accident and put him in a hoodie! And, some some slightly disturbing dialogue as a bonus…




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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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