X Of Swords Archives

X-Men By Jonathan Hickman Omnibus & X Of Swords Omnibus Coming
Or for me to buy for myself. The book will be going for $75 for 656 pages and should sit nicely with the House Of X/Powers Of X hardcover that was out for last Christmas. I note that the X Of Swords issues aren't included, which may be covered by next week's release of the X Of[...]
Marvel Unlimited
While in the next few weeks we also get the final chapters of Empyre and the first chapter of X Of Swords, with Creation #1… Those signing up now can get a year of Marvel Unlimited for $60 by using code HOLIDAY60 at checkout. Marvel Unlimited – Week of December 7 X Of Swords Joins Marvel Unlimited In[...]
The Reign Of X Begins
Dogged for years with a reputation for killing off mutants and then bringing them back to life, the revolving door of death was a trope ridiculed even within the comics themselves, with the constant refrain "I thought you died?" "I got better." So Jonathan Hickman made it text, created a system where mutants are revived,[...]
X Of Swords: Destruction and X-Men Tops Bleeding Cool Bestseller List
Though thanks to DC, Tuesday Titans too.  If any other retailers would like to report their top sellers, please contact richjohnston@bleedingcool.com. Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List of the week X Of Swords: Destruction and X-Men Tops Bleeding Cool Bestseller List Marvel grab back the two top spots for X Of Swords. X Of Swords: Destruction #1 X-Men #15 Dark Nights:[...]
X Of Swords Destruction #1 Review: Totally X'ed Out
That's not a compliment, especially given the meandering nature of this plot, the needless subplot in Hellions, and … well, this awkward finale that was, to quote another philosopher Clifford Smith Jr., "totally X-ed out and crisscrossed." The cover of X Of Swords: Destruction #1 Credit: Marvel Many of the lead characters wanted something, and … well, that's[...]
The X-Men No More? X-Men, Excalibur, X Of Swords Destruction Spoilers
Today sees the publication of the final chapters of X Of Swords, with X-Men #15, Excalibur #15 and Destruction #1 With one final battle that turns into a very big battle indeed, with lots of surprises, new arrivals and a final that feels final but also opens up so many doors I may have just[...]
Will We Get A Captain Britain Title Out Of X Of Swords?
Today sees the publication of the final chapters of X Of Swords, with X-Men #15, Excalibur #15 and Destruction #1 With one final battle that turns into a very big battle indeed, with lots of surprises, new arrivals and a final that feels final but also opens up so many doors I may have just[...]
Will We Get A Captain Britain Spin-Off From X Of Swords? (Spoilers)
Today sees the publication of the final chapters of X Of Swords, with X-Men, Excalibur and Destruction And what a rollicking thrill-ride it is, with one final battle that turns into a very big battle indeed, with lots of surprises, new arrivals and a final that feels final but also opens up so many doors[...]
X Of Swords
Today's X Of Swords three issues with X-Force, Hellions and Cable, burn through almost all the remaining battles between Krakoa and Arakko, as held by Saturnyne in Otherworld between them. Even though one X Of Swords issue, Hellions, hasn't got a single battle in it Captain Britain, at odds with Saturnyne, and in X-Force, she brings[...]
A preview page from X-Force #14 (X of Swords Part 17)
After a long, long, long, slow, slow, slow start, the tournament in Marvel's X of Swords crossover that's, like, the whole point of the crossover finally began last week But not, perhaps, in the way people expected This week, that tournament is in full swing, with three chapters hitting stores on Wednesday, and Marvel has[...]
Six Matches Decided In This Week's X Of Swords Comics
This week four titles, X OF Swords raised Wolverine to the very top of the charts, above Death Metal and Punchline But last week's Crossover also made it in for a second week.  If any other retailers would like to report their top sellers, please contact richjohnston@bleedingcool.com. Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller comics of the week Wolverine[...]
Six Matches Decided In This Week's X Of Swords Comics
Anyway, so what's happening in Krakoa today? Actually, that's from Savage Avengers – set before of after X Of Swords isn't known here Because Majik is up to her eyes in that, in Marauders as we get a little light relief ahead of all the slaughter to come… So what happens when Wolverine stabs Saturnyne through the[...]
The cover to Marauders #14
It looks like the fighting still isn't starting yet because this issue opens with a menu for a dinner all the sword bearers are gonna eat before the X of Swords tournament starts Phew! Note: one of the dishes is braised in squid urine, which makes me wonder if Rick Remender has secretly returned to the[...]
Did House Of X Resurrection Come From Captain Britain
while Sebastian Shaw is being hunted by Kitty Pryde in upcoming X Of Swords as well… SWORD #3 cover.   Marvel really, really need to put all this back into print, don't they? The Captain Britain-originated appearance of Mad Jim Jaspers and The Furies, alongside Saturnyne, Otherworld, Roma and more has led me to reread the now out-of-print-and-far-too-valuable[...]
X-Men #14 Has Genesis Give Her Version Of Summoner's Tales Of Arrako
So this tale of survival, recovery and growth, all under assault, for the people of Arakko… X-Men #12 artwork. Is far more about desperation on Genesis' part and doing anything to survive. X-Men #14 artwork. And the big battle between Genesius and Annihilation that so inspired the current X Of Swords battle? X-Men #12 artwork. With the birth of the Summoners,[...]