Time travel is the status quo when it comes to comic books, but the X-Men are on a whole other level. The team's roster is filled with mutants from past, alternate and future timelines; it's a hot mess of clones, identical-but-different individuals from identical-but-different worlds ruled by Apocalypse, or by Sentinels, and even occasionally by Magneto.... Continue Reading →
Sunday ComiX – The Uncanny X-Villains: Difficult to Kill Edition
Sundays are for...taking the reins of the Dwarven faction in Warhammer: Total War, and breaking Orkish skulls with...well, warhammers. Obviously. Sundays are also for discussing the sinister, the apocalyptic, the downright vile villains of the X-Men comic books! Now that I've used my three-pun limit for the day, we can dispense with the pleasantries and get down... Continue Reading →
Sunday ComiX: Kitty Pryde and the Scary X-Lady!
Sundays are for--What do you mean, they're not for poking fun at everyone's favorite team of mutant misfits, the X-Men? Of Course They Are! Today's focus is -- you guessed it! -- set on one of my most favorite X-Women, Kitty Pryde. Kitty Pryde, aka Spryte, aka Shadowcat, aka about fifty other code names: This one,... Continue Reading →
Sunday Comix – Defining the X-Men in a sentence, Vol. 01
Sundays are for...defining comic book characters in a single ridiculous sentence! It seems only right to start off this incredible, mind-blowing series with the original five X-Men! But what kind of a monster would I be if I didn't start off with the most overused and well- known Canadian runt in the entire multiverse?! James Howlett, aka... Continue Reading →