days of future past

X-Men: Gold #32 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men Gold #32 Review: The Tragedy of the Phoenix

Rachel Summers, aka Prestige and formerly known as the Phoenix, has been driven into a frenzy by Mesmero. She has already downed Colossus and Kitty Pryde, and Magik and Storm follow soon after. Cyclops, Nightcrawler, Iceman, and Pyro are the only ones left to calm Rachel down, but, after Prestige so easily incapacitated the other […]

X-ual Healing: Days of Past Futures Presently in X-Men Gold #31

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, […]

X-Men: Gold #31 cover by Phil Noto

X-Men Gold #31 Review: I Too Have Read 'Days of Future Past'

Rachel Summers and Nightcrawler have their morning ruined when Mesmero arrives and manipulates former's mind. Meanwhile, Kitty Pryde and Colossus are still reeling from their cancelled wedding when we suddenly jump to a future where mutants are on the edge of extinction thanks to the Sentinels. That time jump happens just as abruptly in the […]

Len Wein's Scenes In 2014's X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Len Wein passed away yesterday. Much has been made of his contribution to comics and the modern-day superhero form as the co-creator of Wolverine, Storm, Colossus, Nightcrawler and more for Marvel, as well as Swamp Thing for DC Comics and editor of Watchmen, as well as a life that began in the fanzine culture of […]

Is Fox's X-Men Show Using Age of X As Source Material?

Since writing a post covering some character confirmations in Fox's Matt Nix penned new X-Men TV show, under the working title of Gifted, I have been building a bit of an idea. Most X-Men films have loosely based themselves, or taken inspiration, or thematic ideas, from the comics story arcs as a source. X2 has […]

The Real Heartbreaking Thing About Logan

This post contains MASSIVE spoilers for Logan to go alongside this particular bit of thinking around the context of the movie. So if you have not yet seen the film….read at your own risk. In fact, the film is too good…go see it first and come back! . . . Seriously, I implore you, go […]

Swipe File: Days Of Future Past – And Of Brazil Present

Operação Lava Jato is the name of an investigation being carried out in Brazil, that translates as "Speedy Car Wash." Initially a money laundering investigation, it has expanded to cover allegations of corruption at the state-controlled oil company Petrobras, where it is alleged that executives accepted bribes in return for awarding contracts to construction firms at inflated prices. […]

No Longer Mutants. The Real Parents Of Scarlet Witch And Quicksilver Are…

Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch were originally the Romani children of Romani parents Django and Marya Maximoff. Ten Marvel started messing with their history so that it was believed they were the children of Magneto and his then-wife Magda, Magda leaving Magneto before their birth, taking sanctuary with the High Evolutionary. Magda fled again, dying of […]

Years Of Future Past Finally Confirmed For Secret Wars In June

Well we all knew it was coming. And now it has… but possible not by who we thought. Marguerite Bennett and Mike Norton are writing Years Of Future Past for Secret Wars, in a world where Kate Pryde was never able to travel back in time to her youthful Kitty self. And had to fight with […]

Relive Your Introduction To Cinematic Quicksilver With This Days Of Future Past Clip

You can now show your non-geek friends and family members what all of the fuss was about. Here's a clip from X-Men: Days of Future Past showing off Quicksilver's wicked fast ways. [youtube][/youtube] Was Quicksilver my favourite thing about the film? No. But he was fun. Give him his own movie!

The Orbiting Pod Presents: An X-Men Special From Days Of Future Past To God Loves, Man Kills And All New X-Men

[audio:] Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Orbiting Pod, the podcast of Orbital Comics in London. They say: Welcome to another Special Episode of The Orbiting Pod! This week, things get x-treme, astonishing & uncanny as we delve into the world of The X-Men! Tying in to the recently released installment in the film franchise, we […]

Simon Kinberg Admits "Some" Of The Original X-Men Cast Will Be In Apocalypse

As I first reported in December, members of the 'grown up' X-Men cast will be appearing in Apocalypse. Several other sites have kicked around reports that it was going to be a 'younger team only' deal but Simon Kinberg has now coughed to the truth. In his interview with The Daily Beast, he says: It […]

James MacAvoy Speaks Out On 3D Films – And Scottish Independence

James MacAvoy appeared on BBC's Sunday morning politics and culture show, The Andrew Marr Show, to promote X-Men: Days Of Future Past. With X-Men First Class, he was rather dismissing of 3D films – and now Days Of Future Past is one. He said, Thank God this movie is not in 3D, which is just […]

The Comic Book Cameos In X-Men Days Of Future Past, Pointed Out (SPOILERS)

There are a number of cameo appearances in X-Men Days Of Future Past, of which Bleeding Cool has run a spoiler free review, and is preparing a more in depth article. Mostly they involve X-Men characters from previous films. You've probably heard about a few on Bleeding Cool and other film reporting sites. But I'm […]