X-ual Healing - The Weekly X-Men Recap Column Archives
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 frustration of 30+ years of reading X-Men comics, we read every new X-book that comes out, recap the events, provide some back-links to Marvel Unlimited, and wonder when Marvel will let Chris Claremont write something again. Seriously, how do you have the greatest writer in the history of comics on the payroll and just not use him for anything?
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As things get back to normal for Excalibur, the team wonders about the fate of Betsy Braddock while Rictor pines for Apocalypse.
Deadpool has just two more issues before his series gets rebooted again, so do he and Elsa Bloodstone get it in before that happens?
Chris Claremont had a story in Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #2, always a highlight for any week of X-ual Healing!
In X-Force #15, Beast once again fails to learn a lesson when his selfish, arrogant decisions cause negative consequences for his friends.
In New Mutants #14, Scout raises the question on all X-fans' minds: what the hell does Krakoa have against clones?!
SWORD #1 never got out of first gear, but that didn't stop Marvel from charging five bucks for the first issue of this new series.
In Marauders #16, Kate Pryde and Emma Frost finally get revenge on Sebastian Shaw for killing Kate... but Lockheed wants a piece too.
In Juggernaut #4, we learn how Cain Marko regained his powers from Cyttorak as Juggernaut fights the prison-industrial complex.
Who ends up a victim of mutant murder most foul this time in X-Factor #5? Plus: what happened to Rockslide, anyway?
In Hellions #7, Mister Sinister's schemes don't stop just because he arguably won the X of Swords crossover. Plus: a classic villain returns!
With the final issue of X of Swords in the record books, who won? And more importantly, did the fans win in this 22-issue crossover?
In Excalibur #15, the long and expensive X of Swords crossover finally nears the end as the final battle for the fate of mutantkind begins.
Cyclops reforms the X-Men and defies Xavier in the antepenultimate chapter of X of Swords in X-Men #15. We recap the shocking events!
Would Old Man Cable have called mom and dad as soon as things stopped going his way? For Kid Cable in X of Swords, it's another story.
In Hellions #6, Mister Sinister's wet dreams come true as Krakoa suffers in the X of Swords crossover. We recap the shocking events!