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Episode 63: X-Men’s Storm, The Most Recognizable Black Superhero

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.

EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN #4 Review: A Shocking Revelation!

EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN has, thus far, been a book that many people criticized for having a weirdly slow pace and taking too much time to “bring the band together”. In this issue though, after Colossus realizes what horrible plan Sinister has for him and his sister and Jean, Logan and the other X-Men manage to defeat demons of Limbo and secure X-Haven once again, the team unites in a battle against the Marauders – only to find out about the entirety of what – or whom – Essex has been experimenting on…

Can the X-Men Give Extinction a Break, Already?

Ever since the first teasers about the All-New, All-Different Marvel, fans of the X-Men have watched with curiosity – and some concern.  We heard whispers that the mutant race would once again be brought to the brink of extinction, that key figures such as Cyclops have been taken out of play, and that the Terrigen Mists are responsible.  Now, with …