Tag Archives: X-Men

What’s Next for the X-Men Franchise

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on March 21, 2017. Last week we wrote about how Fox Studios was creating a new model for their superhero franchise, the X-Men. (Sorry, not sorry, Fantastic Four) In the past year Fox … Continue reading

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Advance Review: They’re Not Like Us #1 is Not Like Anything Else

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on December 15, 2014. “We’re not international criminals. We’re not famous super-terrorists. It’s true we want to tear down everything you’ve created and replace it. But it’s not because we’re monsters. It’s because … Continue reading

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Axis #6 is a Comic that Cares Only for Commerce

I took a long look at the first three issues of Avengers & X-Men: Axis at ComicBook.Com before deciding to take a break. The series is sectioned into three distinct parts and it was possible that the second part, “Inversion”, would grow beyond … Continue reading

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Axis #3: Lots of Noise with Little Defintion

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 24, 2014. The first act of Avengers & X-Men: Axis, “The Red Supremacy” is complete. Although there’s still a lot of story in this mini-series left to be told, it’s a … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Avengers & X-Men: Axis #2

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 16, 2014. Axis #2 is more of the same. There’s no significant difference between what happens here and in the first issue of the series. The Red Skull continues to be … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Avengers & X-Men: Axis #1

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on October 10, 2014. The term “event fatigue” explains a lot of the reasons why the first issue of Axis falls flat. It’s not that events are incapable of being exciting or interesting; … Continue reading

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REVIEW: All-New X-Men #32

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on September 18, 2014. Brian Michael Bendis and Mahmud Asrar created an interesting challenge for themselves at the end of All-New X-Men #31. The five young X-Men who star in the series had … Continue reading

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X-cellent New Books

Blast! It appears I’ll be out at least another $8 every month going forward. Yesterday, I finally tried “All-New X-Men” written by Brian Michael Bendis (New Avengers, Daredevil) and drawn by Stuart Immonen (NEXTWave) and just like everyone told me, it … Continue reading

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