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X-ual Healing: An End to Sustainable Genocide in X-Men Blue #28

X-ual Healing: An End to Sustainable Genocide in X-Men Blue #28

Sworn to sell comics for Marvel executives who feared and hated the fact that Fox owned their movie rights, The Uncanny X-Men suffered great indignities, but with a corporate merger on the way, the X-Men can finally get back to doing what they do best: being objectively the best franchise in comics.Each week, armed with the joy, heartbreak, and[...]

X-Men: Blue #28 Review &#8211 How Far Magneto Has Come

X-Men: Blue #28 Review – How Far Magneto Has Come

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Polaris' X-Men are at the mercy of Miss Sinister, the White Queen, and Havoc. These villains are on the cusp of unleashing Mothervine, the mutagen in Jimmy Howlett's blood that can turn people the world over into mutants. The weapon has already landed in some regions, and Magneto is doing what he can […]


X-ual Healing: Mothervine Unleashed in X-Men Blue #26

X-ual Healing: Mothervine Unleashed in X-Men Blue #26

Welcome back to X-ual Healing, the weekly recap column where we obsessively read every X-Men and X-Men-adjacent comic that Marvel publishes, tell you what happens, provide additional context where necessary, and examine whether the comic makes good use of the long and convoluted history of the X-Men by referencing it in a way that's accessible[...]

X-Men: Bland Design X-Travaganza &#8211 The New Team Gets New Costumes in X-Men Blue #25

X-Men: Bland Design X-Travaganza – The New Team Gets New Costumes in X-Men Blue #25

Is that even possible? We're about to find out!X-MEN BLUE #25 CULLEN BUNN (W) • JORGE MOLINA (A/C) VENOM 30TH VARIANT COVER BY TBA Cry Havok Part 3 MAGNETO comes face-to-face with HAVOK, with the fate of mutantkind hanging in the balance. EMMA FROST, MISS SINISTER and BASTION have formed an unholy alliance, and now is the time for them[...]

X-Men: Bland Design &#8211 Malice Attacks in X-Men Blue #24

X-Men: Bland Design – Malice Attacks in X-Men Blue #24

With a Marvel/Fox deal on the horizon, the Fantastic Four can return, but more importantly, Marvel can give a crap about the X-Men again!But will they?!Each week, we aim to recap what happened in all of the X-books, make a few jokes, and struggle to survive the experience as we reckon our love for our[...]

X-Men Blue #24 Review: This Ones Actually Really Good

X-Men Blue #24 Review: This One's Actually Really Good

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Sebastian Shaw attacks Magneto after he rejects the offer to join Mothervine. Meanwhile, the new Marauders attack Xorn after he too rejects their offer. Thankfully, Xorn receives help in the form of Jimmy Hudson and Bloodstorm. Unfortunately, Malice infiltrates the Madripoor mansion through the body of Polaris. Finally, Briar Raleigh seeks out new […]

X-Men: Bland Design &#8211 X-citing X-Position X-ists in X-Men Blue #23

X-Men: Bland Design – X-citing X-Position X-ists in X-Men Blue #23

But are these comics worth taking out a second mortgage to read?Let's look at X-Men Blue #23 and find out...X-MEN: BLUE #23 CULLEN BUNN (W) JORGE MOLINA (A/C) NEW MUTANTS VARIANT COVER BY CLAYTON CRAIN Cry Havok Part 1 • With the X-MEN lost in space, EMMA FROST, HAVOK, BASTION and MISS SINISTER hatch their devious plans! • Is there a[...]

X-Men: Bland Design &#8211 This Damn Crossover Finally Ends in Venom #163

X-Men: Bland Design – This Damn Crossover Finally Ends in Venom #163

We’ll obsessively buy and read all of these X-Men comics until the day we die, no matter how bad they get! And if we’re going to do that anyway, we might as well document the experience for you, our dear readers, brothers and sisters and non-binary siblings in suffering.This week there are five regular-priced X-Books on the stands,[...]

Venom #163 Review: Enough Good Action to Make a Solid Issue

Venom #163 Review: Enough Good Action to Make a Solid Issue

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Jean Grey and Killer Thrill have been taken over by the Poisons. They are joined by a third Poison whom appears to be Kraven the Hunter. Cyclops hopes to save Jean, but Venom tells him that the Poisons kill the Klyntar hosts. Knowing that the symbiotes are now a liability, the X-Men, Venom, […]

X-Men Blue #22 Review: An Improvement but Could Still be Better

X-Men Blue #22 Review: An Improvement but Could Still be Better

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The X-Men and Venom finally arrive on the ship of Killer thrill and her symbiote-enhanced mercenary crew. After taking out their non-powered grunts, the team splits up. Cyclops goes to save the Starjammers, and the rest go after Killer Thrill's crew. Unfortunately, there may be another unexpected visitor to further complicate things. X-Men: […]

X-Men: Bland Design &#8211 The Poisons are Fashionably Late in X-Men Blue #22

X-Men: Bland Design – The Poisons are Fashionably Late in X-Men Blue #22

We'll obsessively buy and read all of these X-Men comics until the day we die, no matter how bad they get! And if we're going to do that anyway, we might as well document the experience for you, our dear readers, brothers and sisters and non-binary siblings in suffering.This week there are five regular-priced X-Books on[...]

Venom #162 Review: Another Issue of X-Men Blue

Venom #162 Review: Another Issue of X-Men Blue

Unfortunately, it’s mostly Cyclops being an aggressive dick, the team pointing out that Beast’s symbiote form resembles a demon, and Venom constantly pointing out how douchey it was that the X-Men forced him into this mission.Also overlooked is that this isn’t an issue of X-Men Blue It’s an issue of Venom[...]

X-Men Blue #21 Review: Weird Faces and Symbiotes as Far as the Eye Can See

X-Men Blue #21 Review: Weird Faces and Symbiotes as Far as the Eye Can See

Eddie finds out where their supplier is, and he leads the X-Men to find him.[caption id="attachment_795660" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-Men Blue #21 cover by Arthur Adams and Federico Blee[/caption]The pacing to this issue of X-Men Blue is actually pretty solid It opens up with a decent action sequence followed by tense scenes of the X-Men trying[...]

X-Men: Bland Design &#8211 Everyone is a Venom in X-Men Blue #21

X-Men: Bland Design – Everyone is a Venom in X-Men Blue #21

We make no promises about the use of your time, however.On stands this week are Weapon X #14, X-Men Blue #21, Despicable Deadpool #294, Cable #154, and Old Man Logan #35 Let's kick things off with X-Men Blue #21...X-Men Blue #21 Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Jacopo Camagni Colorist: Matt Milla Letterer: Joe Caramagna Cover: Art Adams and Federico BleeThis issue[...]

X-Men Blue Annual #1 Review: Venom Crossover Marathon

X-Men Blue Annual #1 Review: Venom Crossover Marathon

Suddenly, a group of symbiotes attack the pirate crew, and Cyclops gathers the X-Men save his father and his crew.Given that they are symbiotes, the X-Men think it best to find an “expert,” and this leads them to Venom, who isn’t too keen on helping.[caption id="attachment_783209" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-Men Blue Annual #1 cover by Nick[...]


X-Men: Bland Design &#8211 Time Travel Shenanigans End as Neatly as Usual in X-Men Blue #20

X-Men: Bland Design – Time Travel Shenanigans End as Neatly as Usual in X-Men Blue #20

We make no promises about the use of your time, however.This week, we've got Phoenix: Resurrection #4, X-Men Blue #20, X-Men: Blue Annual #1, and Legion #1 Let's take a look at X-Men: Blue #20.X-Men Blue #20 Writer: Cullen Bunn Penciler: R.B Silva Inker: Adriano Di Benedetto Colorist: Rain Beredo Letterer: Joe Caramagna Damage: $3.99We pick up the Cross Time Capers story from the previous issue,[...]


X-Men: Bland Design &#8211 X-pository Dialogue Abounds in X-Men Blue #19

X-Men: Bland Design – X-pository Dialogue Abounds in X-Men Blue #19

Despicable Deadpool #292, Old Man Logan #33, X-Men Blue #19, Cable #153, and X-Men Gold Annual #1, and Phoenix: Resurrection #3 Total cover price: $25 Total time it would take you to read those decompressed stories? Probably shorter than it took to read this introduction So technically, you won't be saving any time by reading[...]