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X-Men: Gold #35 Review: A Perfectly Average Comic

X-Men: Gold #35 Review: A Perfectly Average Comic

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Storm is swarmed by Uovu and the villagers whom he's resurrected. Ororo is forced to fight off her birth parents and all those under Uovu's thrall. Meanwhile, the X-Men fight the X-Cutioner halfway around the world. Stormcaster finds them and opens a portal to Storm and Uovu, providing Ororo with reinforcements. But, is […]

Extermination #2 Review: Waiting for the Plot to Show Up

Extermination #2 Review: Waiting for the Plot to Show Up

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We see young Cable take another prisoner at a grocery store, and Jean Grey tries to comfort Cyclops about the deaths of Bloodstorm and Cable. The X-Men convene on what to do about Ahab's return and the missing young Iceman. Kitty thinks it's best to split the remaining young original X-Men up to […]

X-Men: Gold #33 Review: Going Nowhere Slowly

X-Men: Gold #33 Review: Going Nowhere Slowly

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Ainet, the adopted mother of the X-Man Storm, is on the run from a new religion rising in her village. This new religion worships an entity called Uovu. Her life seems to be at an end, and Ainet lets out a prayer. This prayer returns the hammer, Stormcaster, to Ororo Munroe. Now, a […]

X-Men Gold #32 Review: The Tragedy of the Phoenix

X-Men Gold #32 Review: The Tragedy of the Phoenix

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Rachel Summers, aka Prestige and formerly known as the Phoenix, has been driven into a frenzy by Mesmero She has already downed Colossus and Kitty Pryde, and Magik and Storm follow soon after Cyclops, Nightcrawler, Iceman, and Pyro are the only ones left to calm Rachel down, but, after Prestige so easily incapacitated the[...]

X-Men Gold #31 Review: I Too Have Read Days of Future Past

X-Men Gold #31 Review: I Too Have Read 'Days of Future Past'

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Rachel Summers and Nightcrawler have their morning ruined when Mesmero arrives and manipulates former’s mind Meanwhile, Kitty Pryde and Colossus are still reeling from their cancelled wedding when we suddenly jump to a future where mutants are on the edge of extinction thanks to the Sentinels.[caption id="attachment_879524" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-Men Gold #31 cover by[...]

X-Men: Gold #30 Review &#8211 The Wedding Issue

X-Men: Gold #30 Review – The Wedding Issue

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The big day is here. The X-Men have gathered at the site of the old Xavier Institute for Higher Learning for the wedding of Kitty Pryde, formerly known as Shadowcat, and Colossus, aka Piotr Rasputin. Illyana Rasputin, aka Magik, is Kitty's maid of honor, and Nightcrawler, aka Kurt Wagner, is Piotr's best man. […]

X-Men: Gold #29 Review: A Fun and Flowing Action Issue

X-Men: Gold #29 Review: A Fun and Flowing Action Issue

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The X-Men are finally closing in on Alpha and Colossus, but the Sentinel is about to fire off his mutant-killing weapon. Kitty Pryde is phasing through the facility until she can find Alpha and Piotr while the rest of the team keeps Alpha's duplicates busy. She finally catches up to Alpha and Colossus, […]

X-Men Red Annual #1 Review: The New Old Jean Grey

X-Men Red Annual #1 Review: The New Old Jean Grey

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We go back to the moments right after Jean Grey was resurrected, and we see what her life was like immediately after the impromptu revival. She bonds with the X-Men, learns of their triumphs and losses, and she seeks out the extended family she's never met. X-Men Red Annual #1 does for the […]

X-Men Gold #28 Review: Light on Story Progression Heavy on Charisma

X-Men Gold #28 Review: Light on Story Progression, Heavy on Charisma

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The X-Men close in on Nance as Alpha makes off with Colossus. The X-Men take Nance, but that still leaves Alpha capable of committing mutant genocide. Our heroes must seek help in chasing down Alpha and saving Colossus. It's clear that this story has been stretched out to hold out until X-Men Gold […]

X-Men Gold #27 Review: The Wrong Kind of Wedding Planning

X-Men Gold #27 Review: The Wrong Kind of Wedding Planning

The X-Men assemble to track down Colossus with the help of Rachel Summers.The grand plan? Nance and Alpha plan to use the Legacy Virus still in Piotr’s blood to recreate the virus deadlier than ever.[caption id="attachment_839734" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-Men: Gold #27 cover by Phil Noto[/caption]I’m no geneticist, so I can’t say if it all works[...]

X-Men Gold #25 Review: X-Men Unite in Fun One-Off Issue

X-Men Gold #25 Review: X-Men Unite in Fun One-Off Issue

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The god-beast Scythian Algurus returns to wreak havoc upon Paris. Captain Britain and Meggan respond immediately. Iceman's X-Men team arrives not long afterwards. However, the main Gold team is still in prison and can't join the fight, but that problem may resolve itself sooner than later. X-Men: Gold #25 presents a pleasingly straightforward […]

X-Men Blue #15 Review: Change The Channel

X-Men Blue #15 Review: Change The Channel

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Mojo is no longer simply playing with the X-Men. It is now all-out war against the mutant team. He does this while attempting to assimilate our world into the Mojoverse. The X-Men know they can't let Mojo stall them forever, so they split into two teams. One continues the fight against the forces […]

X-Men: Blue #14 Review: That Mojo Magic

X-Men: Blue #14 Review: That Mojo Magic

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Mojo's magical mystery tour continues as news stations struggle to cut through his global broadcast. Inside his arenas, more and more X-Men are being picked off as one team fights the recreations of the Avengers and the other battles amalgams of their worst threats. Magneto, Polaris, and Danger finally enter the fray, but […]

X-Men Gold #7 Review: A Very 90s Feel And Great Tie-In Comic

X-Men Gold #7 Review: A Very '90s Feel, And Great Tie-In Comic

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] X-Men Gold #7 is the comic series' first Secret Empire tie-in. Thankfully, it avoids all the troubling and perhaps negative aspects of the event it's tied to by locking itself in the New York/Manhattan location that is of course in the event trapped in the Darkforce Dimension. As a result, they are able […]


Review: Jean Grey #2 – So Many Guest-Star Superheroes

Review: Jean Grey #2 – So Many Guest-Star Superheroes

None seem particularly concerned, and old furry Beast even insinuates it might be due to a head injury or extreme stress.She then uses Cerebro to contact previous Phoenix Force hosts, including Colossus, Rachel Summers, Quentin Quire, Magik, and Hope Summers — the last of which is in danger due to the cyborg Reavers, and Jean[...]