• New Mutants #5: Space, The Final Frontier

    New Mutants #5: Space, The Final Frontier0

    In the fifth issue of Jonathan Hickman and Rod Reis’s New Mutants, the team’s space mission encounters real space danger, as the New Mutants go head-to-head with the Shi’ar Death Commandos. Dawn of X’s space saga hurtles ahead and the New Mutants entangle themselves in more interstellar political turmoil than anyone expected from a simple

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  • X-Force #5 Takes an Eye for an Eye

    X-Force #5 Takes an Eye for an Eye0

    After the cliffhanger of last issue, X-Force #5 gives us pure action the entire way through, which is good, since it feels like we’ve been waiting for a resolution to this since last year. [CHORUS OF BOOS. —Ed.]

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  • Action, Adventure, Intrigue: Becky Cloonan on Sword Woman Dark Agnes

    Action, Adventure, Intrigue: Becky Cloonan on Sword Woman Dark Agnes0

    “If you like action, intrigue, and adventure, and have always wanted to travel back in time to the beginning of the Renaissance, this is the story for you,” says Becky Cloonan of Marvel ‘s new miniseries, Dark Agnes. Cloonan is writing the series, accompanied by artist Luca Pizzari and featuring covers by Stephanie Hans. Cloonan’s

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  • X-Men #4: Be Our Guest, Be Our Guest, Put Our Assassins to the Test

    X-Men #4: Be Our Guest, Be Our Guest, Put Our Assassins to the Test0

    The final indelible image of House of X #1 features Magneto in Jerusalem, resplendent in white, the sun glinting off his helmet. His words provide not only a stunning cliffhanger, but a statement of purpose for the entire X-line going forward: “You have new gods now.” X-Men #4, by Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Francis Yu,

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  • Incoming! #1 Braces for Impact in 2020

    Incoming! #1 Braces for Impact in 20200

    Incoming! #1 is a sort of State of the Union of the Marvel Universe. Like an annual check-in on familiar characters readers may have lost track of, setting up the events of the year to come. There is something for every fan in this oversized issue. It’s a relay race run by a wide team

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  • Casting Call: Why a Mixed-Race Kate Bishop in Hawkeye Makes Sense

    Casting Call: Why a Mixed-Race Kate Bishop in Hawkeye Makes Sense0

    When I saw that Hailee Steinfield was the frontrunner to play Kate Bishop in Disney+’s Hawkeye, I messaged everyone I knew about it. Finally, someone like me was going to play an Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) hero: a mixed race Filipinx person who fell into the “ambiguously brown” category. While my excitement was not universal

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