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November 5, 2019

Here we are folks, the finale to the beginning of this new time in the X-Men’s continued history. Let’s see what else there is to experience about this brave new era of X!

We pick up the issue with a flashback to Powers of X #1 and Charles and Moira’s meeting in the pas...

October 29, 2019

We pushed through the double doors with our cart full of equipment and trudged down that long familiar hallway covered with the best / worst green 70’s carpet. As we got to our booth spot I looked over at Tomisina and just said “Chewie… We’re home.” Then she punched me...

October 22, 2019

Mutants finally have a nation of their own… again. Let’s see what happens this time in House of X #6! 

The issue opens up a month prior to the present on Krakoa where we find Magneto, Xavier, and Moira MacTaggert preparing for the psychic proclamation Xavier is about to...

October 13, 2019

As we begin to wind down this massive X-Men reboot, let’s dig into Powers of X #5 and see what happens next to our beloved mutants. 

As per usual with PoX we have three sets of stories to look at by year. We begin in the past (X Year 1) with Charles Xavier and everyone...

October 3, 2019

Last issue the X-Men died!

Where do you go from there?

Well, let’s dig into House of X #5 and find out!

We open the issue on Krakoa, with Polaris and Magneto discussing the point of humanity while waiting for Xavier, Storm, and a group of mutants known as “The Five”. Thos...

September 24, 2019

Let’s forgo the pleasantries and jump into Powers of X #4 shall we?

We begin the issue in X Year 1 with Charles Xavier and Magneto working together after Moira and Xavier convinced Magneto to join their cause in issue two of the series. The first thing they do is visit...

September 18, 2019

When last we left our merry mutants, they were trying to prevent a dark future with Nimrod from taking place by destroying the Orchis station / Mother Mold head in space. Did that explosion at the end of last issue kill our heroes? Is this the end of the X-Men as we kn...

September 10, 2019

Alright folks, after marathoning two issues of Powers of X, we’re back on the House of X train! The present-day story will be taking the lead here with no substitutions and no interruptions. So, let’s dig into issue three and see what awaits our merry mutants.

This issu...

September 5, 2019

It seems that the DC gods have graced us with another issue of Doomsday Clock. I kid, but it feels so rare that we see this comic because of the delays throughout its release. Anyway, issue eleven of the story is coming up soon so why don’t I catch you all up.

The issue...

August 31, 2019

Rather than our regularly scheduled House of X then Powers of X review cycle, we’ll instead be following their reading order and taking a look at the last two issues of Powers of X. Let’s see how Jonathan Hickman continues to unfold his master plan for the X-Men.


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