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Giant-Size X-Men: Storm #1 Review: A Funny Existential Exploration

Giant-Size X-Men: Storm #1 Review: A Funny Existential Exploration

Credit: Marvel Comics[/caption]Jonathan Hickman writes the script for Giant-Size X-Men: Storm #1, and seeing the narrative continue from his and Rod Reis's Fantomex one-shot was thrilling That comic earned a perfect score for its enthralling artwork and captivating story, so it's a welcome surprise to see the tale continue focusing on Storm This issue is much more of an X-Men[...]

You Already Read A Chunk Of X Of Swords: Creation &#8211 But It Changed

You Already Read A Chunk Of X Of Swords: Creation – But It Changed

Originally planned for Free Comic Book Day earlier this year, Marvel's X-Men comic ran an X Of Swords preview (if we but knew it) by Jonathan Hickman and Pepe Larraz later in the summer For days of mutants yet to come, creatures summoning other creature, a visit to the Starlight Citadel and a tarot reading[...]

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

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

We only managed to get one word translated last year, "Confirmed", but today, thanks to a meeting of the Quiet Council, and an interjection by the island of Krakoa itself, we have a whole lot more data to work with.[caption id="attachment_1270125" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Art from X Of Swords: Creation #1.[/caption]As in today's X Of Swords:[...]

So What Is X Of Swords About Exactly (X-Men Excalibur #12 Spoilers)

So What Is X Of Swords About Exactly? (X-Men, Excalibur #12 Spoilers)

you remember when Marvel wanted Inhumans to be their Game Of Thrones? Recreate the whole franchise with a long back history, different factions and world within worlds? Matt Fraction was initially hired and bailed, as the series suffered from significant micromanaging and was ultimately a major flop, terminating from Marvel's internal war, and the dilution[...]

Lets Take a Look at Some Jonathan Hickman Comics

Let's Take a Look at Some Jonathan Hickman Comics

I realize now I read quite a bit of Jonathan Hickman comics recently, but it was only in retrospect Here are my thoughts on some recent comics from, you guessed it, Jonathan Hickman and an array of collaborators. Decorum #4: Hickman and the team return to the series’ A-plot, the conquering armies and invading cultures Mike Huddleston[...]

Empyre: X-Men #4 Review: Hickman Returns for the Finale

Empyre: X-Men #4 Review: Hickman Returns for the Finale

Empyre: X-Men was an interesting experiment, with different writers currently on various titles within Marvel's mutant line-ups collaborating on each chapter. Jonathan Hickman and Tini Howard launched the Empyre tie-in with the first issue; Gerry Duggan, Ben Percy, and Leah Williams took over for the second; and Vita Ayala, Zeb Wells, and Ed Brisson continued with the third[...]

Quaddeus Quo Ryl Sinner Rose Temple X Of Swords: Creation Preview

Quaddeus Quo? Ryl? Sinner Rose? Temple? X Of Swords: Creation Preview

Here's a look at all the X-Men: X Of Swords opening title, Creation, by Jonathan Hickman and Pepe Larraz The dream team of superhero comic books Egyptians Externals Swords And we also have a few names for some of the previous figures seen as well The comic is out in a month's time but going[...]

Alan Moore Max Brooks Jonathan Hickman CGC 10.0s Up for Auction

Alan Moore, Max Brooks, Jonathan Hickman CGC 10.0s Up for Auction

Three species in mortal conflict.God is Dead is war of the gods with mankind caught in the middle, from Jonathan Hickman, Mike Costa, and Di Amorim Mankind has argued over the existence of gods since the dawn of time In modern eras it’s been fashionable to mock religious believers with taunts of scientific testimony and[...]

Empyre: X-Men #3 Review: Vita Ayala Zeb Wells &#038 Ed Brisson Step Up

Empyre: X-Men #3 Review: Vita Ayala, Zeb Wells, & Ed Brisson Step Up

Tini Howard and Jonathan Hickman duoed the first issue, with writers Gerry Duggan, Ben Percy, and Leah Williams coming in with a trio on the second issue Now, Vita Ayala, Zeb Wells, and Ed Brisson are here for the third After a rambly second issue followed the stellar debut, can this team of writers get Empyre: X-Men back on track?[caption[...]

Giant-Size X-Men: Fantomex #1 Review: Rod Reiss Art Stuns

Giant-Size X-Men: Fantomex #1 Review: Rod Reis's Art Stuns

A lot is happening in the Mutant corner of the Marvel universe under "Head of X" Jonathan Hickman's supervision 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[...]

Empyre: X-Men #2 Review: The Octogenarian Resistance

Empyre: X-Men #2 Review: The Octogenarian Resistance

They were foils for the X-Men in the main Jonathan Hickman title, and now the Hordeculture, a team of foul-mouthed old ladies (and one who never swears), joins the Marvel mutants to fight back against the Cotati invasion happening as a result of the Empyre series The first issue of Empyre: X-Men was one of the best tie-ins[...]

Fantomex Has Been Around A Lot Longer Than We Thought (Spoilers)

Fantomex Has Been Around A Lot Longer Than We Thought (Spoilers)

And we see it pass decade by decade, beginning with Jonathan Hickman and Rod Reis taking Sergeant Fury and the Howling Commandoes into The World.A decade later, mixing it up with the Hellfire Club for a similar sortie.A decade later, we introduce some new nineties-style heroes, the Humonganauts - this making their first appearance.And then[...]

Green Hair and X-Men &#8211 A Random Art Run Around Krakoa

Green Hair and X-Men – A Random Art Run Around Krakoa

Who is Saturnyne's green-haired handmaiden in Marvel's Free Comic Book Day X-Men? She turns up with a crescent moon floating above her head, and holding a box full of tarot cards, with various fairies, deer and demonic figures appearing around her. Marvel mutants with green hair usually means master of magnetism and Magneto's daughter, Polaris. […]

Cable Like Polyamorous Father Like Polyamorous Son

Cable, Like Polyamorous Father, Like Polyamorous Son?

Rated T+In Shops: Jul 29, 2020 SRP: $3.99X-MEN #10 EMP MARVEL COMICS FEB200789 (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu EMPYRE TIE-IN! The Summers family has grown a Krakoan home on the moon Now some new neighbors have moved in Rated T+In Shops: Jul 29, 2020 SRP: $3.99 I bought mine from Piranha Comics in Kingston-Upon-Thames. Piranha Comics is a small south[...]

Second Printings For Decorum #2 Murder Hobo It Eats What Feeds It

Second Printings For Decorum #2, Murder Hobo, It Eats What Feeds It

It appears that Jonathan Hickman and Mike Huddleston's Decorum which just had its third issue published last week, will see its second issue return top the mill for a second printing While Scout Comics is sending another two back to the printers, the sensitively titles Murder Hobo: Beaten, Broken, Buggered by Joseph Schmalke and Jason[...]

Could Mysterious X Of Swords Character Be Ashake From New Mutants

Could Mysterious X Of Swords Character Be Ashake From New Mutants?

Ashake was a character created by Chris Claremont and Steve Leialoha in New Mutants #32 way back in 1985 and she hasn't appeared much since, save for a retelling of her story in the Mystic Arcana mini-series over twenty years later. Might that be about to change? Ashake is an ancient Egyptian sorceress and servant […]

X-Men #10 Preview Returns To Jonathan Hickmans FF #6 and #7

X-Men #10 Preview Returns To Jonathan Hickman's FF #6 and #7

As well as a tease of Excalibur #11 and the return of the Externals, Marvel also released a preview of the upcoming X-Men #10, from Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Francis Yu. And it looked rather familiar.[caption id="attachment_1241171" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-Men #10 Preview Returns To Jonathan Hickman's FF #6 and #7[/caption][caption id="attachment_1241169" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-Men #10 Preview Returns[...]

It Does Not End Well. The Future of X-Men Teased at SDCC

"It Does Not End Well." The Future of X-Men Teased at SDCC

Jonathan Hickman has been leading the way for X-Men titles at Marvel Comics, but he isn't the only shepherd of the Mutants' future Writers Tini Howard and Gerry Duggan joined X-Men editor Jordan D White on today's Marvel SDCC panel for Comic-Con@Home to discuss the future of their titles like the upcoming mega-crossover X of Swords looms[...]

Giant-Size X-Men: Magneto #1 Review: An Elegantly Told Namor Team-Up

Giant-Size X-Men: Magneto #1 Review: An Elegantly Told Namor Team-Up

Continuing his landmark run on X-Men that has revamped the various Marvel mutant titles from the ground up, writer Jonathan Hickman turns his focus to a Magneto and Namor team-up story This new release, Giant-Size X-Men: Magneto #1, is made in collaboration with artist Ramón Pérez, colorist David Curiel, letterer VC's Clayton Cowles, and designer Tom Muller[...]

X-Men FCBD #1 Review: A Tarot Card Reading in Comic Book Form

X-Men FCBD #1 Review: A Tarot Card Reading in Comic Book Form

For a very... unconventional Free Comic Book Day release in the wake of the lockdown, Marvel Comics assembled their X-Men team of Jonathan Hickman and Tini Howard to craft a story that would set the stage for the upcoming slate of mutant stories The 10-page tale, plus a little extra something that we'll talk about art the end,[...]