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

ivx

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!

SWrodriguezcoverBanner

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?

XM922016001001scol_200

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

CW2_XMEN

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

avengers-the-contest-featured1-642x362

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 […]

Marvel lifts The Apocalypse Wars Curtain: New info on Uncanny, All-New and Extraordinary X-Men

apocalypsewarslogo-162411

Marvel has finally lifted the curtain on the upcoming X-Men event, entitled The Apocalypse Wars. The publisher provided more details about the story after cryptically announcing it at Comic Con Experience 2015 with nothing to show but a logo. Thankfully, we now have confirmation that the story will spring from Cullen Bunn’s upcoming Uncanny X-Men. The news didn’t stop there, as […]