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X Of Swords Joins Marvel Unlimited In December

X Of Swords Joins Marvel Unlimited In December

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[caption id="attachment_1306143" align="aligncenter" width="350"] X Of Swords[...]

Returning From The Dead Just Got Harder &#8211 Hellions #7 and X-Factor #5

Returning From The Dead Just Got Harder – Hellions #7 and X-Factor #5

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

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 [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="598"] X Of Swords: Destruction and X-Men Tops Bleeding Cool Bestseller List[/caption]Marvel grab back the two top spots for X Of Swords.X Of[...]

X Of Swords: Destruction #1 Review: Totally Xed Out

X Of Swords: Destruction #1 Review: Totally X'ed Out

well, this awkward finale that was, to quote another philosopher Clifford Smith Jr., "totally X-ed out and crisscrossed."[caption id="attachment_1301012" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The cover of X Of Swords: Destruction #1 Credit: Marvel[/caption]Many of the lead characters wanted something, and .. well, that's a factor in how things played out here, but not exactly[...]

The X-Men No More X-Men Excalibur X Of Swords Destruction Spoilers

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[...]

Doop And Gwenpool In The Final X Of Swords Battle Spoilers

Doop And Gwenpool In The Final X Of Swords Battle? 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 Spin-Off From X Of Swords (Spoilers)

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[...]

Capes Captains and Combat In Todays X Of Swords (Spoilers)

Capes, Captains and Combat In Today's X Of Swords (Spoilers)

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[...]

This Weeks X of Swords Previews Spoil the Tournaments Score

This Week's X of Swords Previews Spoil the Tournament's Score

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[...]

Wolverine Beats Death Metal In The Bleeding Cool Bestseller List

Wolverine Beats Death Metal In The Bleeding Cool Bestseller List

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 [caption[...]

Wolverine Makes All The Worst Moves In This Weeks X Of Swords Comics

Wolverine Makes All The Worst Moves 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 Magik/Gorgon Buddy Comedy We Need Right Now &#8211 Marauders #14 [XH]

The Magik/Gorgon Buddy Comedy We Need Right Now – Marauders #14 [XH]

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

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...[caption id="attachment_1290950" align="aligncenter" width="600"] SWORD #3 cover.[/caption] 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[...]

X-Men #14 Reuses Leinil Yus Art To Give Genesis Version Of Arrako

X-Men #14 Reuses Leinil Yu's Art To Give Genesis Version Of Arrako

So this tale of survival, recovery and growth, all under assault, for the people of Arakko...[caption id="attachment_1290394" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-Men #12 artwork.[/caption]Is far more about desperation on Genesis' part and doing anything to survive.[caption id="attachment_1290422" align="aligncenter" width="600"] X-Men #14 artwork.[/caption]And the big battle between Genesius and Annihilation that so inspired the current X Of Swords[...]

Mad Jim Jaspers Serves Up A Feast Fit For X-Men &#8211 Marauders #14

Mad Jim Jaspers Serves Up A Feast Fit For X-Men – Marauders #14

After much teasing and twisting, Mad Jim Jaspers – created by Dave Thorpe, Alan Davis and Alan Moore for Marvel UK's Captain Britain comic books almost forty years ago, takes prime position in today's Marauders #14 as… a maître d'? Bleeding Cool has been pretty much obsessed with the return of this character and may […]

Marvel &#8211 Is It Time To Reprint The Captain Britain Omnibus

Marvel – Is It Time To Reprint The Captain Britain Omnibus?

Do you have the Captain Britain Omnibus? As Bleeding Cool has pointed out, the current X Of Swords event for Marvel is full of references to the classic Dave Thorpe/Alan Davis/Alan Moore run on Captain Britain, published by Marvel UK in the early eighties From Otherworld to Merlin and Roma, to Saturnyne, to Otherworld, to[...]

Jonathan Hickman Rips Off Rick Rememder in X of Swords: Stasis [XH]

Jonathan Hickman Rips Off Rick Rememder in X of Swords: Stasis [XH]

In last week's only chapter of X of Swords, Jonathan Hickman accidentally revealed he has a thing for watersports, X of Swords goes full Star Wars prequels, and we witness the stunning power of a montage! Welcome to X-ual Healing, the column where I buy and read all the X-Men comics Marvel publishes and tell[...]

King In Black Vs X Of Swords Destruction &#8211 Thank FOC Its Friday

King In Black Vs X Of Swords Destruction – Thank FOC It's Friday

Because this represents the comic book industry returning to comic book stores en masse...[caption id="attachment_1137873" align="aligncenter" width="600"] King In Black Vs X Of Swords Destruction - Thank FOC It's Friday[/caption]Traditionally FOC is the date when retailers have a last chance to amend their advance orders for comic books without penalty[...]

X Of Swords: Stasis #1 Review: East of West With Mutants

X Of Swords: Stasis #1 Review: East of West With Mutants

If there was ever any question, it’s settled now: X Of Swords: Stasis #1's scattershot characterization, tone poetry approach to plotting and reliance on a theme over detail confirms that we are reading different flavors of East of West with mutants.[caption id="attachment_1288186" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The cover of X Of Swords: Stasis #1[...]

X-Mens Sheriff Gia Whitechapel Shares Name With Adult Performer

X-Men's Sheriff Gia Whitechapel, Shares Name With Adult Performer

Did Marvel/Disney not do their usual duty by googling first? Or maybe they did but had SafeSearch still on? Still, it never did Iron Heart any harm. X OF SWORDS STASIS #1 MARVEL COMICS AUG200630 (W) Tini Howard, Jonathan Hickman (A) Mahmud Asrar (A/CA) Pepe Larraz X OF SWORDS, PART 11 A ritual A parliament[...]