Marvel’s ResurrXion for Iceman, Weapon X, Jean Grey and Generation X


  Marvel’s been rolling out teasers for yet another eventish kind of thing due in 2017 and this time it’s the merry mutants who are coming back. The X-Men have widely been considered as being under a ban of some kind (along with the Fantastic Four) since Fox has the movie rights, but…well who knows what’s […]

SDCC ’16: Soule, Lemire and Yu Pitch ‘Inhumans Vs X-Men’ as part of ‘Death of X’


Resident X-Men murderer Charles Soule is back at it again, as later this year he’ll be following his prior ‘Death of Wolverine’ story with ‘Death of X’, an event which seems to be touching on several X-Men titles across the final few months of 2016. But today we got even more from the X-Cutioner himself, […]

Marvel Comics Month-to Month Sales March 2016: SPIDERS DON’T LIVE IN A CESSPOOL, BUT IN DEAD POOLS!


by Xavier Lancel Welcome to a new analysis of the Marvel sales. Reminder: I’m French, that’s why I’m talking funny. Please address your complaints to my you-can-fire-and-insult-your-employee-for-being-gay-because-eh-he’s-a-hairdresser country. If this memorable French court decision hasn’t reached your side of the ocean, I’d be delighted to share it with you in the comment section. As expected, […]

The Marvel Rundown: Does X-Men ’92’s Second #1 Hit the Sophmore Slump?


X-Men ‘92 was one of the hidden gems of Marvel’s Secret Wars event tie-in comics. The creative team for the series, including Chris Sims and Chad Bowers, had a concept so novel that they didn’t have to compete with some of the other offerings in the direct market. In fact, Marvel liked the creators ongoing series so […]

Yes, the X-Men are a part of CIVIL WAR II


Despite rumors of Marvel pushing the X-Men and Fantastic Four characters off to the side, both sets of heroes are still surprisingly connected within the All-New, All-Different Marvel Universe. Beast and Johnny Storm grace the pages of Uncanny Inhumans, Ben Grimm is in the cast of the Guardians of the Galaxy (along with X-Men Kitty Pride serving as […]

The Year Ahead: What Marvel Needs to Do to Stay All-New and All-Different in 2016


Marvel’s 2015 is best boiled down to one core idea that influenced the entire line: Secret Wars. For the most part, the event was successful, and sold gangbusters in spite of production delays.  Several promising concepts from the event and its tie-ins made it into the mainstream Marvel Universe, giving the re-launch a unique flavor that […]