Jean Grey is an extremely well-known character, perhaps most known for all the times she’s died. We take an in-depth look at why she’s died so many times!
In the first decade of the new millennium, Scarlet Witch lost her grasp on reality and created a new world where mutants ruled the Marvel Universe after she accidentally killed the Avengers in House of M.
With a video of MARVEL’s AVENGERS gameplay footage finally released, we can now see what Square Enix has in store for Marvel fans next year. Ben Wasserman examines the video and theorizes what it reveals.
Marlene Bonnely, editor-in-chief of Comics.Tumblr.com, stops by to discuss X-Men’s Rogue in-depth.
Most people with little knowledge of comic books and comic book characters know a few things about X-Men’s Storm, aka Ororo Munroe. After losing both her parents during the Suez Canal Crisis in Cairo, Egypt, an orphaned Ororo became a young pickpocket. From there, she wandered into Kenya where a group of uncontacted peoples worshipped her as a goddess. It was in Kenya that Professor Charles Xavier, creator of the original roster of X-Men, sought her out to join a second incarnation of X-Men with Wolverine, Thunderbird, Colossus, Nightcrawler and others from around the world. Ororo gave up her life as a goddess to accept Professor Xavier’s proposition to join a world that, not only doesn’t worship her, but despises her for being born with a genetic mutation — the power to control the weather.
The ComicsVerse Podcast team has assembled to bring you, the listener, an in-depth discussion on the X-Men crossover, “Age of Apocalypse,” just in time for the upcoming film, X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, due out on May 27th.
Chris Claremont’s continuous X-Men run from 1975 to 1991 changed the way we look at superheroes forever and matured not only a Marvel franchise but the superhero genre in comics itself.
X-Men comics and characters are rife with meaning and serve as a mirror of how society treats anyone who is and feels different and how those same people cope in a world that hates and fears them. The concept of the X-Men served as a perfect platform during this podcast to embark on an analysis of American culture as a microcosm of human nature and what it means to be American.
Women, in general, seemed to take a hit in 2016. ComicsVerse has decided to turn the tables and celebrate the X-Men women in a post-Trump world.
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