Hello from your Hellions pinch-hitter! This was not a title I had previously been reading (sorry to Alex Summers fans) but I’m pleased I nabbed this — despite being made up of characters I’d previously felt pretty neutral about, I’m 100% invested now.
Are there any characters that when they show up in a book you just sneer and say “THIS FUCKING GUY”? Not because you dislike the character, but because you know that since they’re here they’re just going to make things absolutely fucking miserable. I have a few of those. Jamie Braddock. Arcade. But the biggest…
Last we left our intrepid band of miscreants, they were on their way to Arakko to steal the enemy’s swords before the competition began. But uh, the competition is well underway, so what happened? Well, that’s for Hellions #6 to explain.
So just HOW do the Hellions play into X of Swords? That’s a question that has been plaguing me since we found out exactly what the crossover is going to entail in X of Swords: Creation. Hellions #5 gives us an answer to how this band of misfit mutants plays into the sword tournament when…
The first arc of Hellions wraps up just in time for X of Swords, leaving the readers with moral quandaries and righteous anger. Hellions #4 is a dirty, grimy, yet satisfying conclusion to an arc that still sets things up for the future.
Who asked for the body horror in Hellions #3? It was one of you, don’t lie!
Our team of severely broken people arrives at the State Home for Foundlings and things get unbelievably messy in Hellions #2. Well, messier, because let’s be honest, things were already messy for this group of chaos engines.
Hey Tom King, this is how you talk about trauma without it just being tragedy porn. There was an abundance of trauma in Hellions #1, but none of it seemed gratuitous or unnecessary.