fantomex Archives

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[...]