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Brett Booth Returns To Marvel With Jonathan Hickmans X-Men #17

Brett Booth Returns To Marvel With Jonathan Hickman's X-Men #17

For the longest time, Brett Booth – artist on Titans, Teen Titans, Flash, Nightwing, Flash Forward and Justice League at DC Comics – has been wanting to work for Marvel again. With a little X-Men under his belt, I understand that Marvel editorial thought his art style was too old fashioned, too "nineties" and associated […]

Moira MacTaggert Has The Same 1-In-8-Billion Bloodtype as Wolverine

Moira MacTaggert Has The Same 1-In-8-Billion Bloodtype as Wolverine?

It's Moira MacTaggert time. In recent issues of Wolverine, from Marvel Comics, a lot has been made of his unique bloodtype, named E for Endless or somesuch. And how it has been farmed by vampires to allow them new powers, including walking in the sun. BLOODWORK There are four groups of blood (A, B, AB, […]

Callings Clones and the Sheriff Of Blightspoke In Todays X Of Swords

Callings, Clones and the Sheriff Of Blightspoke In Today's X Of Swords

There are three rules that the Quiet Council of Krakoa established, in House Of X. And today's X Of Swords Handbook reminds us of them. Make more mutants being the first. And in today's Captain Marvel #24, featuring Carol Danvers going through her own Days Of Future Past, and meeting up with an older permanently-diamond […]

Does Marvels Contest Of Champions Reveal Krakoa Secrets (Spoilers)

Does Marvel's Contest Of Champions Reveal Krakoa Secrets? (Spoilers)

Marvel's Contest Of Champions continues to be a successful mobile game and recently has an update including elements of recent X-Men titles, including House Of X and the new-look Professor Xavier. How it gets there is a different way of course, this is its own continuity, with Professor Xavier revealing he has always been part […]

Our Cypher For Krakoan Native Language (X Of Swords #1 Spoilers)

Our Cypher For Krakoan Native Language (X Of Swords #1 Spoilers)

We're probably going to be talking a lot about X Of Swords: Creation today. We will start out small and relatively non-spoilery, such as this article, but it may ramp up through the day. When the big spoilers come you will know about it, But for now, we have a new cypher for the Krakoan […]

The Dawn of X Finally Comes to Marvel Unlimited in April

The Dawn of X Finally Comes to Marvel Unlimited in April

In fact, it's a pretty good month, because April's Marvel Unlimited offerings include the finale of Jonathan Hickman's X-Men relaunch, HoXPoX, and the start of the Dawn of X, the new era of X-Men comics that sprang out of it.Absolute Carnage, the super-mega-crossover event, continues in April's Marvel Unlimited offerings as well There's also the[...]

The Hordeculture Return For Empyre: X-Men #2

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 &#8212 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 Wolverines Weiner X-Pick of the Year: Most Overrated X-Men Relaunch

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

And today, we celebrate... Most Overrated X-Men Relaunch - HoXPoX Sure, maybe it’s because X-Men fans have just been through multiple years of Marvel purposely degrading the status of the X-Men books due to Marvel Chairman Ike Perlmutter’s petty feud with Fox for owning the X-Men movie rights, but when an A-list writer like Jonathan Hickman was[...]

Mister Sinister Plans Chimera on Krakoa Incoming #1 Spoilers

Mister Sinister Plans 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 baddie. 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 […]

Jonathan Hickman is Trying to Get Fired from X-Men&#8230 What Would Rob Liefeld Think

Jonathan Hickman is Trying to Get Fired from X-Men… What Would Rob Liefeld Think?

And by "doing our best" of course we mean that we're reading Twitter and seeing what tweets can be spun off into an article with a sensational headline.Thankfully, X-meister Jonathan Hickman is always good for one of those, and today is no different, as Hickman has revealed that, despite enormous fan response to his relaunching[...]


Arno Stark is Going Full HOXPOX For Iron Man 2020

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 Larrazs Cover for the House Of X/Powers Of X Hardcover

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 […]