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The Hordeculture Return For Empyre: X-Men #2

This week saw Marvel publish The Road to Empyre, tying up Meet The Skrulls, Incoming and a munch of Kree/Skrull Avengers stories from the past few decades, and a little Young Avengers for good measure, to make some sense of the Kree, Skrulls and Cotati races that seem to be behind much of the upcoming […]

REVIEW: X-Men #8 -- "Messy And Funny And Splashy And Stupid"

REVIEW: X-Men #8 — "Messy And Funny And Splashy And Stupid"

(Marvel Comics, creative team: Jonathan Hickman, Mahmud Asrar, Sunny Gho, CLayton Cowles) This issue is messy and funny and splashy and stupid in the doofus-y way of modern cultural imperialism, recklessly risking lives for reasons not even worth discussing and creating chaos where it would have been easy to have peace. The newfound sense of […]

2019 Wolverine's Weiner X-Pick of the Year: Most Overrated X-Men Relaunch

Each week in X-ual Healing, Bleeding Cool's weekly X-Men recap column, we choose the X-book which that week provided the most satisfying X-Men reading experience, filling one's belly like a juicy sausage grilled by a hairy Canadian with his adamantium claws on a hot Summer day. As we enter the new year of 2020, and […]

Incoming #1

Mister Sinister Plans – Creating Chimera on Krakoa? Incoming #1 Spoilers

Mister Sinister is one of the Quiet Council of Krakoa. The Victorian geneticist behind Madelyne Pryor. Inferno, Hope Summers and constantly messing with the Summers and the Greys, he's a bit of a baddi., But now part of the Great Krakoan Experiment. But in today's Incoming #1, from Jonathan Hickman and R.B. Silva, we learn […]

2019 Clickmas Savior Award Nominee: X-Mastermind Jonathan Hickman

2019 Clickmas Savior Award Nominee: X-Mastermind Jonathan Hickman

In the cutthroat world of comics "journalism," reporters can't just sit around and wait for the news to happen. We have to make the news happen, whatever the cost. And in an internet click economy that incentivizes quantity over quality, there's nothing more important than having a few good sources that are always good for […]



Tony Stark: Iron Man is Going Full HOXPOX

Arno Stark is Going Full HOXPOX For Iron Man 2020

Yesterday's Tony Stark: Iron Man #17 saw Tony go up against Hank Pym/Ultron, with heavy consequences for his team. But over at Bain Electronics, it looks like his brother Arno Stark has been making his own plans. And it could be that they may align with another comic, Jonathan Hickman's current run on the X […]

Pepe Larraz's Cover for the House Of X/Powers Of X Hardcover

Here's a look at Pepe Larraz's new cover for the House Of X/Powers Of X hardcover, hitting comic book stores on December 11th, and bookstores on December 24th. A two week lead for the direct market, handy in the run-up to Christmas. That's the standard cover, while the Direct Market-only version not available to bookstores […]

Moira MacTaggert Will Get Her Own Comic in Dawn Of X

Moira MacTaggert Will Get Her Own Comic in Dawn Of X

Jonathan Hickman has been answering questions about a certain comics about over at Adventures In Poor Taste, following the conclusion of last week's Powers Of X and before this week's launch of X-Men. Along the way we learnt; The door marked GALM in Krakoan was meant to be MARS, and they got the look of […]




Kitty Pryde Is Not The Red Queen Of The Hellfire Club As Reported (Spoilers)

Kitty Pryde Is Not The Red Queen Of The Hellfire Club As Reported (Spoilers)

Last week saw the publication of Powers Of X #5, which laid out a redacted version of the members of the Quiet Council of Krakoa. Including the members from the Hellfire Club, three as requested by Emma Frost. Herself, the White Queen, Sebastian Shaw, the Red King and… one other.   Some sites such as […]


Jonathan Hickman Defends Jean Grey's Costume in Coded Message

Jonathan Hickman Defends Jean Grey's Costume in Coded Message

Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman took to Twitter Tuesday with a coded message in defense of Jean Grey's costume. Ditching the costume she had been wearing in X-Men Red, Jean appears in House of X #1 in her classic green miniskirt Marvel Girl costume. Hickman posted an image of Phil Noto's House of X #1 variant […]

M.I.A. In HOXPOX...

M.I.A. In HOXPOX…

It's Tuesday morning. The mind wanders… and politics and comic books combine.     Shut up, I don't care. Although saying that, any criticism in the comments will ensure I never do this again. Or, ensure I do it anyway in some Nixonian internally-destructive psychological 'I'll-show-em' fashion. Your call. I apologise now.


Another Deep Dive Reference for House Of X

Another Deep-Dive Reference into Grant Morrison's New X-Men in House Of X #2

Earlier this week, Bleeding Cool looked at a reference in House Of X #5 that replayed a classic scene from Chris Claremont and Marc Silvestri's Uncanny X-Men from the eighties. Well, a big thanks to Bleeding Cool reader Danny Devlin, who picked out another from House Of X #2, which took a scene from Grant […]

House Of X/Powers Of X Hardcover Jumps a Hundred Pages and Another Ten Bucks

House Of X/Powers Of X Hardcover Jumps a Hundred Pages and Another Ten Bucks

The House Of X/Powers Of X collected hardcover lined up for Christmas may be slightly heavier on the wallet than expected. But also heavier in the hands. Collecting House Of X #1-6 and Powers Of X #1-6, the series by Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva, Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva has been a critical and commercial hit. […]