The Phoenix


Scholastic To Publish A Phoenix Comic With Jean Grey Nowhere In Sight

Scholastic To Publish A Phoenix Comic, With Jean Grey Nowhere In Sight

Another new Phoenix comic is hitting stores early next year! Joining the ranks of Phoenix: Resurrection at Marvel and its followup, X-Men Red, Scholastic is getting into the Phoenix comic game with The Phoenix Colossal Comics Collection: Volume One, hitting stores in March But this one doesn't star the red-headed Marvel hero Instead, it's a collection[...]

Jean Grey #7 Review: Old Jean Greys Ghost Is A Buzzkill

Jean Grey #7 Review: Old Jean Grey's Ghost Is A Buzzkill

Her older self has come back to pester young Jean until she finds a solution for the Phoenix issue On the brink of losing her mind, Jean is found by Wanda Maximoff, AKA the Scarlet Witch of the Avengers.Wanda thinks some fun to unwind would be good for young Jean, but her older ghost isn’t[...]

Jean Grey #5 Review: A Just-OK Story Hindered By Low Stakes

Jean Grey #5 Review: A Just-OK Story Hindered By Low Stakes

This is supposed to be the tale of Jean Grey preparing herself for the coming of the Phoenix A lot of one-liners or an upbeat tone wouldn’t be bad, but it is the way that this comic takes that idea to the nth degree while not providing a feeling of consequence is the real problem.The[...]

Generations: The Phoenix Review: A Fun Story But Seemingly Inconsequential Overall

Generations: The Phoenix Review: A Fun Story, But Seemingly Inconsequential Overall

Or is she?[caption id="attachment_655260" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Generations: The Phoenix cover by Stephanie Hans[/caption]This issue is the crux of the story of Generations: The Phoenix by Cullen Bunn Certainly, Rich posted his own article discussing what he felt the issue meant for Jean Grey's history, but I have a slightly different take.[caption id="attachment_697741" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Art[...]


Small Kickstarter Big Book: Lorenzo Etherington And His Deluxe Collection Part 2

Small Kickstarter, Big Book: Lorenzo Etherington And His Deluxe Collection Part 2

By Olly MacNamee I make no qualms about shouting from the rooftops to all and everyone about the remarkable talents of The Etherington Brothers (Monkey Nuts, Long Gone Don) and this is unashamedly another one of those times. Lorenzo Etherington – he who supplies the art to his brother, Robin's words – and who's work […]


The Dandy The Phoenix And The MooseKid: An Interview With Jamie Smart

The Dandy, The Phoenix And The MooseKid: An Interview With Jamie Smart

He's also the creator of Corporate Skull, the best monster fighting/office worker finding the joy in their life at the expense of their face comic ever written and has had work in The Dandy, The Beano, The DFC and The Phoenix Jamie is prolific, massively talented and at the cutting edge of UK children's comics[...]

Moose Kid On The Rise: Jamie Smart And The New Wave Of UK Kids Comics

Moose Kid On The Rise: Jamie Smart And The New Wave Of UK Kids' Comics

The Dandy closed its print doors last year after 75 years in print but The Phoenix, itself born from the ashes of The DFC, continues to do very well There’s clearly an interest, and a market, for children’s comics featuring original characters rather than licensed ones and every UK store I’ve been in in the[...]