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.
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.
A crew of young X-Men fans participates in a discussion about X-Men’s civil rights metaphor and the equality message translating to their generation.
For the first day of X-Mas, CV takes a look at the X-Men’s first Christmas in UNCANNY X-MEN #98! Sentinels and holiday joy abound in this action-packed issue!
Chris Claremont returns in the first issue of X-MEN BLACK, featuring everyone’s favorite X-Villain, Magneto!
When two X-Men get married, the celebrations are sure to be epic. Famed writer Chris Claremont returns to the X-Men as Kitty Pryde and Colossus prepare for the big day.
This honestly should have happened a long time ago, but here we are: Kitty and Colossus are getting married! X-MEN GOLD’s ‘Til Death Do Us Part arc will feature the wedding and a few other, more action-packed stories. If you’re a fan of the famous mutant couple, be sure to pick up X-MEN GOLD issues #26-30!
The X-Mansion is an integral part of X-Men lore. It is where Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters and the titular X-Men operate. The school has undergone quite a few changes throughout the years. Here’s a history of Charles Xavier’s home for mutants.
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