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The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018 Countdown: #8 Legion
Known as the "Shadow King," this malevolent creature appeared in the form of David's friend "Lenny" (Aubrey Plaza), but is actually an ancient being named "Amahl Farouk." In an epic showdown, David and his friends battled his demon, ultimately forcing it from David's body Unfortunately, Farouk found a new host – Melanie's husband "Oliver Bird"[...]
[UPDATED] Legion Season 2 Recapped at SDCC
A character from the future says this is from an alternate timeline, but David/Legion (Dan Stevens) believes it is Farouk, the Shadow King The future person says that it is impossible because Farouk is dead in the future. We cut to dancing and unnerving musical shift The camera shifts to multiple angles, attempting to impart the[...]
Astonishing X-Men #7 cover by Mike Deodato Jr. and Frank Martin
Xavier also prefers being called 'X' now and is rapidly curing London of the psychic affliction brought about by the Shadow King. The rest of the Astonishing X-Men quickly regroup to figure out what all of this means for mutants and the team. Astonishing X-Men #7 cover by Mike Deodato Jr and Frank Martin Though I found the[...]
Astonishing X-Men #6 cover by Mike del Mundo
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Shadow King's infection continues to spread throughout London as the X-Men try their best to contain it Professor Xavier's Astral Plane battle with Farouk reaches its final stages, and the fate of the X-Men and possible everyone in the world hangs in the balance All the while, the London Ministry of Defence prepares[...]
Astonishing X-Men #5 Review: The Astral Plane War Continues
Here, we figure out just how long he has been war with Farouk the Shadow King He's been at this since Cyclops killed him during Avengers vs X-Men (which is probably, what, a year ago in continuity time?). Gambit was given up to the Shadow King as a sacrifice play, and he's out in the physical[...]
Brian Michael Bendis batman
Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman and[...]
Astonishing X-Men #4 cover by Carlos Pacheco, Rafael Fonteriz, and Nolan Woodard
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Astonishing X-Men #4 cover by Carlos Pacheco, Rafael Fonteriz, and Nolan Woodard Shadow King has taken over Logan and has unleashed him in the physical world Archangel, Bishop, and Psylocke attempt to hold the former Wolverine off On top of that, the Xavier from the Astral Plane has made contact with Psylocke and attempts to[...]
Astonishing x-men
They're in the Astral Plane under the dominion of Farouk, the Shadow King He and Professor Xavier (?) are dueling over the fates of the Astonishing X-Men The Shadow King wants the X-Men to fall for his illusion, while Xavier is working to break them free of its grasp Meanwhile, Psylocke, Archangel, and Bishop are[...]
Astonishing X-Men #1 Review: The X-Men Comic I've Been Waiting For
Some scenes have the shaded sections difficult to interpret, while other shaded scenes do not have this problem at all. To move into spoiler territory, you don't get any prizes for guessing that the Shadow King is behind this attack on Earth's psychic mutants as well as the dark narration That's a great villain to kick[...]
'Legion' Creator Noah Hawley Discusses Emmy Awards Snub
The Emmy nominations came out yesterday, and there's some really great stuff on there (RuPaul's Drag Race got eight Emmy nominations! I'm sorry, I freakin' love that show), but there was one very noticeable absence: there was not a single nomination for FX's critically acclaimed X-Men adaptation Legion. Based on the character of David Haller (AKA Legion)[...]
Mindless Speculation – Readjusting The Astonishing X-Men Villain Theory
So who else? What other major X-Men villain could be brought back and given new life, maybe after a very successful turn in outside media? How about….The Shadow King. What with a generally very well received version played by Aubrey Plaza and Quinton Boisclair being on the again critically well received FX show Legion, it would make[...]