• X-Men: Red #10: “@#$% You, Humanity”

    X-Men: Red #10: “@#$% You, Humanity”0

    X-Men: Red #10 Tom Taylor (Writer), Roge Antonio (Artist), Rain Beredo (Colorist), VC’s Cory Petit (Letterer) Marvel Comics November 7, 2018 The penultimate issue of X-Men: Red begins with a curse that every X-Men fan must have uttered at some point: “@#$% you, humanity.” Shockingly, we see Jean Grey, of all mutants, making that explosive

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  • Monthly Marvel Muster: Going Weekly

    Monthly Marvel Muster: Going Weekly1

    Welcome to Monthly Marvel Muster, as we look back on January. This column we have two character resurrections, the start of the much-hyped weekly Avengers: No Surrender, and a whole lot of miniseries and one-shots. Marvel had no new ongoing comics in January, but made up for it with five new miniseries and five one-shots.

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  • Monthly Marvel Muster: Ring Out the Dead Year

    Monthly Marvel Muster: Ring Out the Dead Year1

    Hello, I’m back with a backward-looking edition of Monthly Marvel Muster. This month I have a look at how Marvel chose to close out 2017, as well as a note about some of what to expect in 2018. It continues to be a slow turnover period for Marvel’s ongoing series right now. December brought one

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  • Phoenix Fashion: Jean Grey’s Costumes, Ranked

    Phoenix Fashion: Jean Grey’s Costumes, Ranked3

    This month sees the return of the original Jean Grey—not a clone, not a woman from another universe, not a time-displaced teenager—to the pages of Marvel Comics after nearly fifteen years. It’s been a long wait for fans of the original X-Woman, but as excitement mounts for Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey and we

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  • Monthly Marvel Muster: Flux!

    Monthly Marvel Muster: Flux!2

    Welcome to Monthly Marvel Muster! It’s a new column where I’ll be taking a monthly look at some of what’s going on in the Marvel Comics universe – both the big events and the smaller stories – and highlighting some of my favourite series and creators. Let’s catch up. July was something of a transitionary

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  • Daddy Issues #6: Cyclops: Hot Eyeballs, A Hot Temper, and A Hot Dad Son

    Daddy Issues #6: Cyclops: Hot Eyeballs, A Hot Temper, and A Hot Dad Son2

    To “celebrate” father’s day, I’ve written a selection of essays on some of comics worst ever dads. From adoptive fathers to absent ones, from rich and fascist to poor and useless, I’ve got ’em all! So strap in, grab your daddy issues, a stiff drink, and get ready to realise that pretty much all of

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