Maybe it was because the movie was already long enough, or maybe it was just too expensive to get Nightcrawler to breakdance, but now we can see three minutes of the X-Men visiting a mall from X-Men: Apocalypse.
Marvel’s Death of X series seems so meta – the X-Men taking on the Inhumans in an all out brawl for it all. It just seems to be a weird commentary on the continuing struggle between the two movie properties, and reported rumors that someone at the top of the Marvel publishing side wants to do away with the X-Men.
It’s been a while since we’ve seen Rogue related merch. Fortunately, Diamond Select Toys comes to the rescue with a new statue of your favorite mutant.
This week in Episode 243, I had a great time talking with comics scribe Eric Palicki, who created Orphans Volume One, Red Angel Dragnet Volume One and Fake Empire, all with various artists and now available in graphic novel format.
I read with interest that CW Seed is going to have the first TV show, albeit an animated one, that features a gay lead hero, The Ray. They’ve had quite a bit of success with Vixen, an African-American female hero, so I’m happy to see them moving in this direction as well.
Rand Bellavia returns for another trip down memory lane to look at 40 years of his favorite comics in this week’s Random Access Memory.
Two super-powered races clash as Mutantkind and Inhumanity collide with the fates of their species at stake! Announced this weekend at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel is pleased to bring you INHUMANS VS. X-MEN – a six issue event series coming to you this December! Blockbuster creators Charles Soule (Uncanny Inhumans), Jeff Lemire (Extraordinary X-Men) and Leinil Yu (Secret Invasion) bring the two groups to war – with explosive results!
I honestly thought the Legion series at FX and Marvel Television had been scrapped a while ago, but it looks like it is still on, and FX brought a trailer to the San Diego Comic Con to prove it.