X Of Swords


Saturnyne Goes Sexcalibur on Brian Braddock in Excalibur #13 [XH]

Saturnyne Goes Sexcalibur on Brian Braddock in Excalibur #13 [XH]

How about you? Three X-books were released by Marvel last week, two of which tie into X of Swords: Excalibur #13, X-Men #13, and Juggernaut #2.We're nearly halfway through the X of Swords crossover event, and I have to say, I'm already feeling pretty burnt out by it It's just, I feel like everything that's[...]

Brett Booth Returns To Marvel With Jonathan Hickmans X-Men #17

Brett Booth Returns To Marvel With Jonathan Hickman's X-Men #17

For the longest time, Brett Booth – artist on Titans, Teen Titans, Flash, Nightwing, Flash Forward and Justice League at DC Comics – has been wanting to work for Marvel again. With a little X-Men under his belt, I understand that Marvel editorial thought his art style was too old fashioned, too "nineties" and associated […]

X-Men #13s Real Reason Apocalypse Does What He Does (Spoilers)

X-Men #13's Real Reason Apocalypse Does What He Does (Spoilers)

Suggesting that the X Of Swords battle between Krakoa and Arrako may only be a sparring battle against what comes next.. will Krakoa be worthy? Did Mora Mactaggert live through any of this? Has Tarot, Saturnyne or Destiny seen this future? X-MEN #13 ASRAR VAR XOS MARVEL COMICS AUG200627 (W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Mahmud Asrar X OF SWORDS, PART 10 Lessons[...]

When Americans Write Brits In Excalibur #13 (Spoilers)

When Americans Write Brits In Excalibur #13 (Spoilers)

Silva (CA) Mahmud Asrar X OF SWORDS, PART 9 Opposition Despair The dark night of the soul. Rated T+In Shops: Oct 21, 2020 SRP: $3.99 I bought my comics this week from Piranha Comics in Kingston-Upon-Thames. Piranha Comics is a small south London comic store chain with a small south-east store in Kingston-Upon Thames's market centre, which runs Magic The Gathering nights[...]

Leave It to Nathan in Cable #5 [XH]

Leave It to Nathan in Cable #5 [XH]

Three X-books were published by Marvel Comics last week, all part of the X of Swords crossover event that's swallowed the X-line whole: Hellions #5, New Mutants #13, and Cable #5 As an "essential" crossover, this could be costing you a lot of money Or maybe it just costs me a lot of money, and[...]

In This Crossover a Cypher Will Die New Mutants #13 [XH]

In This Crossover, a Cypher Will Die? New Mutants #13 [XH]

Three X-books were published by Marvel Comics last week, all part of the X of Swords crossover event that's swallowed the X-line whole: Hellions #5, New Mutants #13, and Cable #5 As an "essential" crossover, this could be costing you a lot of money Or maybe it just costs me a lot of money, and[...]

Mister Sinister Trying to Steal Deadpools Spot in Hellions #5 [XH]

Mister Sinister Trying to Steal Deadpool's Spot in Hellions #5 [XH]

Three X-books were published by Marvel Comics last week, all part of the X of Swords crossover event that's swallowed the X-line whole: Hellions #5, New Mutants #13, and Cable #5 As an "essential" crossover, this could be costing you a lot of money Or maybe it just costs me a lot of money, and[...]

Moira MacTaggert Has The Same 1-In-8-Billion Bloodtype as Wolverine

Moira MacTaggert Has The Same 1-In-8-Billion Bloodtype as Wolverine?

It's not a slip, last week's X Of Swords Handbook confirms it as well The Librarian says it is "fortunate" they had the same bloodtype This is nothing less than a miracle. Maybe she should keep a couple of pints of it on tap? Can't let the vampires have it all... It's Moira MacTaggert time[...]

Hellions #5 Review: Dazzling Performance of Mr. Sinister

Hellions #5 Review: Dazzling Performance of Mr. Sinister

The X of Swords crossover is less a series of tales told in multiple avenues and more a single tale weaving through the periodical schedules of multiple series As such, reviewing Hellions #5 (or Cable #5 or New Mutants #13) is not exactly like a regular comic book review, as you don’t get a story in any of[...]

Callings Clones and the Sheriff Of Blightspoke In Todays X Of Swords

Callings, Clones and the Sheriff Of Blightspoke In Today's X Of Swords

And today's X Of Swords Handbook reminds us of them.[caption id="attachment_1280242" align="aligncenter" width="600"] From X Of Swords Handbook.[/caption]Make more mutants being the first And in today's Captain Marvel #24, featuring Carol Danvers going through her own Days Of Future Past, and meeting up with an older permanently-diamond Emma Frost, we meet Sora - the daughter[...]

Deadpool #7 &#8211 Deadpool Explains Why he Hates Marvel Comics [XH]

Deadpool #7 – Deadpool Explains Why he Hates Marvel Comics [XH]

Four X-books were released by Marvel last week: Wolverine #6, X-Force #13, and Marauders #13 comprised three parts of the X of Swords crossover I also cover Deadpool here in this column, even though Marvel doesn't really treat it like an X-book (even though it is) I read them all, so you don't have to[...]

Marauders #13 &#8211 In Which Someone Should Have Picked Up a Phone [XH]

Marauders #13 – In Which Someone Should Have Picked Up a Phone [XH]

Four X-books were released by Marvel last week: Wolverine #6, X-Force #13, and Marauders #13 comprised three parts of the X of Swords crossover I also cover Deadpool here in this column, even though Marvel doesn't really treat it like an X-book (even though it is) I read them all, so you don't have to[...]

X-Force #13 &#8211 Wolverine Finally Meets His Match [XH]

X-Force #13 – Wolverine Finally Meets His Match [XH]

Four X-books were released by Marvel last week: Wolverine #6, X-Force #13, and Marauders #13 comprised three parts of the X of Swords crossover I also cover Deadpool here in this column, even though Marvel doesn't really treat it like an X-book (even though it is) I read them all, so you don't have to[...]

Wolverine #7 &#8211 Half the Story Double the D***s  [XH]

Wolverine #7 – Half the Story, Double the D***s [XH]

.Four X-books were released by Marvel last week: Wolverine #6, X-Force #13, and Marauders #13 comprised three parts of the X of Swords crossover I also cover Deadpool here in this column, even though Marvel doesn't really treat it like an X-book (even though it is) I read them all, so you don't have to[...]

Marauders #13 Review: She Wants The Skybreaker

Marauders #13 Review: She Wants The Skybreaker

It achieves half of the storytelling mandate in that its conclusion (for the needs of the larger X of Swords crossover) is in fact inevitable but it is far from surprising.[caption id="attachment_1278701" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The cover of Marauders #13 Credit: Marvel[/caption]The second that Ororo heard the proclamation she knew what she had to do, and[...]

X-Men Hugely Impacted By X Of Swords &#8211 Bigger Than House Of X

X-Men Hugely Impacted By X Of Swords – Bigger Than House Of X?

Jordan D White (who I first met at a Karaoke bar at a New York Comic Con over a  decade ago) has been talking about the X=Men crossover event X Of Swords at the NYCC/MCM Metaverse panel along with a bunch of creators, Tini Howard, Gerry Duggan, Benjamin Percy and Vita Ayala, hosted by Angelique[...]

Second Printing For Strange Academy and X Of Swords

Second Printing For Strange Academy and X Of Swords

The three books include a feature issue on Doyle Dormammu and his rather Hellboy-looking future in Strange Academy #3 by Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos, as well as the story spread across two issues, of Wolverine and Solem, as part of the X Of Swords crossover, first part in Wolverine, second part in X-Force, with[...]

Counting Down Even More Swords In X Of Swords Today (Spoilers)

Counting Down Even More Swords In X Of Swords Today (Spoilers)

Twenty swords? Did you think that's all we'd have to contend with? This week, with the third, fourth and fifth chapter of X Of Swords, the pattern of the crossovers arc is revealed We have quests for the swords, the swords with which the Krakoan mutants must fight against Arakko in the championship arranged by[...]

X Of Swords: Stasis #1 Preview &#8211 And Moiras Return in Wolverine #8

X Of Swords: Stasis #1 Preview – And Moira's Return in Wolverine #8

As the Five get feedback from trying to bring Rockside back to life after his death in X Of Swords: Creation #1, we get a glimpse around Krakoa...[caption id="attachment_1273600" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Moira MacTaggert in X-Factor #4 artwork[/caption]It appears she has been hanging out in Krakoa's No Place ever since The No-Place were a type of[...]

Sword Bearers Of Arakko And Their Powers in X Of Swords: Stasis

Sword Bearers Of Arakko And Their Powers, in X Of Swords: Stasis

Marvel Comics released a video for the upcoming X Of Swords: Stasis one-shot, part of the ongoing crossover And it detailed those from Arakko who will be wielding weapons against Krakoa as part of the Otherworld championship (don't die there) Hey, here's a thought, is dying and being reborn as a different version of yourself[...]