• X-Men #1: Are We Not Mutants?

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    X-Men #1 Gerry Alanguilan (inker), VC’s Clayton Cowles (letterer), Sunny Gho (colorist), Jonathan Hickman (writer), Tom Muller (design), Leinil Francis Yu (artist) Marvel Comics October 16, 2019 Where so many superhero comics have nodded off into a complacent, lethargic sleep, X-Men #1 blasts into the room, wide awake.

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  • Powers of X #6: See The Cage

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    Powers of X #6 VC’s Clayton Cowles (letterer), Marte Gracia & David Curiel (colorists), Jonathan Hickman (writer),  Tom Muller (design), R. B. Silva & Pepe Larraz (artists) Marvel Comics October 9, 2019 This review contains spoilers for Powers of X #6.

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  • Powers of X #5: The Winged Victory of Krakoa

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    Powers of X #5 VC’s Clayton Cowles (letterer), Marte Gracia (colorist), Jonathan Hickman (writer), Tom Muller (design), R. B. Silva (artist) September 25, 2019 Marvel Comics House of X and Powers of X are experiences that intensify as we experience them. It is an act of trust for Jonathan Hickman to write an X-Men comic

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  • House of X #5: Oh, The Humanities

    House of X #5: Oh, The Humanities0

    House of X #5 VC’s Clayton Cowles (letterer), Marte Gracia (colorist), Jonathan Hickman (writer), Pepe Larraz (artist), Tom Muller (design) Marvel Comics September 18, 2019 I’ve developed a preferred method of reading these series; I read each issue three times or so, with a day at least in between to chew on the implications. This

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  • House of X #4: A Contextualization of Time and Faces

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    House of X #4 VC’s Clayton Cowles (letterer), Marte Gracia (colorist), Jonathan Hickman (writer), Pepe Larraz (artist), Tom Muller (design) Marvel Comics September 4, 2019 Reading a comic book series in order shouldn’t require a guide, but of late, this has been Marvel’s modus operandi. It’s not a particularly good way to keep new readers

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  • House of X #3: Mothermold, May I Sleep with Danger?

    House of X #3: Mothermold, May I Sleep with Danger?0

    House of X #3 VC’s Clayton Cowles (letterer), Marte Gracia (colorist), Jonathan Hickman (writer), Pepe Larraz (artist), Tom Muller (design) Marvel Comics August 28, 2019 Ah, at last—House of X #3, the halfway point in Hickman, Larraz, and Silva’s twelve-part saga, is a pure evocation of a classic X-Men adventure story. It’s surprisingly straightforward, pressing

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