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Giant-Size X-Men: Fantomex #1 Review: Rod Reis's Art Stuns
As a team of writers, including Tini Howard and Vita Ayala and more, run their own X-titles and prepare for the X of Swords crossover, Hickman himself teamed up with artist Rod Reis and letterer VC's Ariana Maher for a one-shot story about Fantomex with Giant-Size X-Men: Fantomex #1. Rod Reis delivers a stunning cover for Giant-Size X-Men: Fantomex #1[...]
The cover to Giant-Size X-Men Fantomex #1
Last week had three X-books in stores: Empyre: X-Men #2, Deadpool #6, and Giant-Size X-Men: Fantomex #1 Last, we're recapping Giant-Size X-Men Fantomex #1 Let's get down to business. 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 Still, thanks to[...]
Fantomex And The Marvel Universe
Fantomex is a weird character Created by Grant Morrison and Igor Kordey in New X-Men #128 back in 2002), he was designed as a character playing off of European pulp heroes Fantômas and Diabolik He was later revealed to be an escaped experiment from the Weapon Plus programme that created Captain America, Deadpool and Wolverine[...]
Jonathan Hickman Goes Giant-Sized
This Giant-Sized undertaking (not sorry for the pun, let's move on) continues with a new #1 issue focusing on Weapon Plus program's Weapon XIII, set for release on August 5th: GIANT-SIZE X-MEN: FANTOMEX #1. Joining Jonathan Hickman on FANTOMEX #1 is Rod Reis, who is known for work on multiple Marvel titles, as well as having[...]
Astonishing X-Men Annual #1 cover by Rod Reis
Their time is interrupted by the resurrected Professor Charles Xavier, back as "X" and inhabiting the body of Fantomex He brings them to a new mansion he has outside the town of Lago He claims to want to reconnect with them, but X-Men have their suspicions about this version of Professor X Something is going[...]
Astonishing X-Men #12 cover by Greg Land and Edgar Delgado
Also, Fantomex is still around? Kind of? That's left ambiguous. Those are some big criticisms and would be enough reason to understandably write the book off However, I can't dislike it outright The "gifts" given to the X-Men are a neat way of progressing the characters even if other writers disregard the idea The attempted suicides[...]
Astonishing X-Men #7 cover by Mike Deodato Jr. and Frank Martin
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Professor Charles Xavier has returned in the body of Fantomex What this means for Fantomex is unclear, though Xavier claims that this was done with consent from the mercenary Xavier also prefers being called 'X' now and is rapidly curing London of the psychic affliction brought about by the Shadow King. The rest of the[...]
Astonishing X-Men #6 cover by Mike del Mundo
It should have intrigued me for what's to come, but it feels more like just having a splinter pulled out. It may not be completely over, but the next issue seems like it will likely be the clean-up portion along with finally acknowledging how this team will exactly function with the likes of Mystique, Gambit, and[...]
Astonishing X-Men #5 Review: The Astral Plane War Continues
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Rogue, Fantomex, and Mystique have been stowed away in the Astral Plane by the ghost of Professor Xavier Here, we figure out just how long he has been war with Farouk the Shadow King He's been at this since Cyclops killed him during Avengers vs X-Men (which is probably, what, a year ago in[...]
Astonishing X-Men #4 cover by Carlos Pacheco, Rafael Fonteriz, and Nolan Woodard
On top of that, the Xavier from the Astral Plane has made contact with Psylocke and attempts to convince her that he is one her side. Back in the Astral Plane, the pairing of Fantomex and Mystique along with the couple of Rogue and Gambit attempt to rekindle some romantic flames long thought to have gone[...]
Astonishing x-men
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Logan, Gambit, Fantomex, Beast, and Rogue have decided it's as good as day as any to go out to a theater, where Multiple Man is putting on a play of the greatest dramas in the storied history of the X-Men! Nah, just kidding They're in the Astral Plane under the dominion of Farouk, the Shadow[...]
Astonishing X-Men #1 Review: The X-Men Comic I've Been Waiting For
It's received by Bishop, Logan, Rogue, Angel, Gambit (his is working with Fantomex), and Beast The team converges on Psylocke, finding her in a mindless rampage in London, having conjured a massive telekinetic moth construct They must work together to stop her and figure out what happened. This is actually the first X-Men book since Extraordinary[...]
Mindless Speculation – Readjusting The Astonishing X-Men Villain Theory
PSYLOCKE, OLD MAN LOGAN, BISHOP, ARCHANGEL, FANTOMEX, ROGUE and GAMBIT will attempt to save a world that hates and fears them Why? BECAUSE THEY ARE THE X-MEN. From blockbuster writer CHARLES SOULE and joined by a roster of superstar artists beginning with JIM CHEUNG ASTONISHING X-MEN It's the X-book you need. 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99 Well, 'an ancient[...]
Just Who Is The Familiar Menace In Astonishing X-Men? #ResurrXion
X-Men, which you can see my review of here) Charles Soule, the press release includes this tantalising tidbit. Old Man Logan, Archangel, Mystique, Rogue, Gambit, Bishop,Psylocke and Fantomex Together, they are the Astonishing X-Men But what brings this eclectic collection of heroes together? A familiar menace has once again reared its ugly head – reborn, renewed[...]
Thirty-Four Thoughts About Thirty-Four Comics – Uber, Grindhouse, Garfield, Spawn, Mara, Lazarus, Mind The Gap, Fantomex, Action Comics, All New X-Men Special, Mighty Avengers, Infinity Hunt, Movement, Earth 2, The Star Wars, CBLDF Liberty Annual, Hinterkind, Witching Hour, Hit, Robocop, Todd The Ugliest Kid On Earth, Crossed Badlands, Superior Foes Of Spider-Man, Mighty Avengers, Detective Comics, Iron Man, Hunger, Bushido, Spera, Quantum And Woody, Shadowman, Suicide Risk, Bedlam And Occultist
the beast with no backs I guess.   Fantomex MAX was, apparently based on an unnamed Scottish writer's pitch, now reworked by fellow Scot Andrew Hope after "creative differences" He tried to return the character to its original Grant Morrison style, and must have succeeded because, well, FantoMAX (as we should call it) reads totally like a[...]
In One Week, In Two Weeks – Get Grinding To Grindhouse
Next week, at your local comic store, we have Grindhouse #1 and Occultist #1 from Dark Horse, Hinterkind #1 at DC Vertigo, Bushido and the CBLDF Liberty Annual 2013 at Image, and new issues Fantomex, Marvel Knights Spider-Man, Captain America: Living Legend #1 and the All-New X-Men Special There's Fairy Tale Comics from First[...]
In One Week, In Two Weeks – Here Come The Powerpuff Girls
Next week! A new issue of Bleeding Cool Magazine hits the stands, a new Criminal Macabre starts, everyone lines up and tries to grab a copy of Joker's Daughter before flipping it on eBay for $100, there's the launch of the Dick Cheney-killing The Other Dead #1 and Powerpuff Girls #1 from IDW, Rat Queens[...]
Confirmed: Andrew Hope Is Writing Fantomex. Not Marvelman.
CBR has run the exclusive news that Bleeding Cool ran a couple of days ago, that Andrew Hope will be writing a new Fantomex series for Marvel. So, not Marvelman or shenanigans… Add to that, it's a MAX title, Shawn Crystal is drawing the book with covers by Francesco Francavilla, I did notice that no one in[...]
Andrew Hope Is Writing Fantomex, Not Marvelman
But Andrew is being a very naughty boy. I think he's actually talking about Fantomex, a character based on Fantômas and introduced into the Marvel Universe by Grant Morrison in New X-Men That number of years he talks about being eleven We are old. And Fantomex was recently officially trademarked by Marvel, which would indicate an ongoing[...]
Marvel Trademarks Fantomex… Is There A New Title On The Way?
  Does Marvel have a Fantomex title on the way? They have register trademarked the name of the X-Force character recently for comics and comics-related stuff, and Marvel usually does that kind of thing when they have stuff planned… Or they don;t want to take any chances with Fantomas. Word Mark FANTOMEX Goods and Services IC 016[...]
The Week In Kissing (SPOILERS)
Everyone seems to have been lip locking this week. And in a medium full of fight scenes, why not a celebration of the ancient art of sticking your tongue
Eleven Hot Comics On A Sunday Morning
New X-Men #128 $13 (first appearance of Fantomex, now starring in Uncanny X-Force) 10 Amazing Spider-Man #654.1 $13 (first appearance of Flash Thompson Venom) 11 Uncanny X-Force #3 $13 You see, you just can't do this with digital comics, can you? The sun is shining The day is breaking There appears to be no earthquake, apocalypse or other[...]