Very few comics announcements can elicit the same reaction as the announcement of Jay Edidin’s Marvel Snapshots: X-Men. Which is to say, few announcements can get me to turn my camera off during a zoom call at my old job, mute my mic and shout “Fuck Yeah! Are You Kidding Me?!?! Fuck Yeah!” to myself…
Marvels Snapshots: X-Men is part of a wave of “eight standalone, double-sized issues showcasing Marvel’s most beloved characters from the Golden Age to today,” telling the tale of how and when Scott Summers was set on the path to becoming the master strategist and leader of the Mutant Revolution that we know and love.
Welcome to Cover Girls. Each month, we gather a team of WWAC contributors to analyze a new and notable comic book cover featuring one or more women. This month, Rachel, Cori, Dani, Wendy, and Zoe share their thoughts on the cover of Marauders #12 by Russell Dauterman for Marvel Comics.
The end of an empyre! Empyre: X-Men, that is. Can the X-Men survive the onslaught of the undead and the Cotati’s living doomsday weapon? Dani Kinney and Kayleigh Hearn survey the wreckage in Empyre: X-Men #4!
Content Warnings: Suicide, Depression, Dysphoria, Transphobia, Gaslighting, Anti-Trans Legislation, Murder
After a long, unexpected wait, Giant-Size X-Men: Magneto #1 is here, and it’s an issue so big we needed two reviewers to cover it! Why does the Master of Magnetism want to procure an island, and what will he do to get it? Read on, as Kayleigh Hearn and Dani Kinney follow Magneto into the…
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This essay includes discussions of fascism, the alt-right, Charlottesville, the death of Heather Heyer, The Third Reich, Nazi ideology, and xenophobia.
With the advent of House of X and Powers of X, both mutants and X-Pedagogy have experienced a paradigm shift. Even the ways in which the mutant-metaphor is discussed and engaged with has shifted as digital spaces such as “ X-Twitter” carve out their own Krakoan Community.