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The Top Tier X-men Assemble for a Top Level Blockbuster in ‘Astonishing X-men #1’

Astonishing X-men may be the most important X-men comic to come along since Secret Wars.

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The True Origin of the Superhero Film Craze? ‘X-Men’ Comics

Bryan Singer's first X-Men film launched the comic book film craze that is still sweeping through Hollywood. But it had a predecessor in Marvel Masterworks: The X-Men Volume 1.

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Convergence of Character and Chaos In Marvel’s ‘Dr. Aphra #9’

Dr. Aphra continues to carve her own place in a galaxy far, far away.

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‘Wonder Woman #25’: From Rebirth to Resolve

Greg Rucka completes Wonder Woman's rebirth journey with heart, compassion, and wonder.

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Crushing Adamantium Claws and Other ‘Weapons of Mutant Destruction #1’

The concept of living weapons in the Marvel Universe will make anyone who has ever had to clean up blood stains roll their eyes.

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Does Mariko Tamaki Think in a Gothic Font?

Mariko Tamaki’s words exist in an in-between state, neither entirely physical nor entirely a free-floating consciousness.

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United, Divided, and Spited: Marvel’s ‘Secret Empire United #1’

The real world and the world of Secret Empire intersect to create a relevant, yet compelling story.

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It All Began the Day ‘Blade’ Sliced Through the Silver Screen

How Blade found success out of the rubble of comic book films and Marvel's bankruptcy.

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‘Cable #1’ Brings on a Time Traveler Who Won’t Make You Roll Your Eyes

Part Terminator, part Marty McFly, and part Rocky Balboa, Cable sticks to the basics, but not much else.

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Clawing (and Struggling) for Relevancy in ‘X-men Blue #4’

Everything Jimmy Hudson does just makes Wolverine fans miss Logan.

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‘Generation X #1’: A (Familiar) Youth Revival

Christina Strain and Amilcar Pinna bring the X-men's young guns back into the mix with a fresh foundation devoid of sterilization or extinction.

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The Creators of ‘Secret Empire #1’ Take a Huge Risk With This Issue

Hydra may be fascist, but those who buy into it gain a level of security and certainty that doesn't require mind control to appreciate.

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Progress Through Enlightenment, Progress Through Force: ‘Infamous Iron Man #7’

While stories about heroes becoming villains are nothing new, a character like Victor Von Doom requires a certain level of refinement.

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Digital Dynamics With Analog Antics in ‘Ms. Marvel #17’

Ms. Marvel appeals to relevant drama, but struggles to make it a meaningful spectacle.

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Of Batwomen and Squirrel Girls: Why Comics Are Becoming Increasingly Female

When C2E2 2017 begins Friday in Chicago, the comic book publishing industry will look much more female than it has been in decades.

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‘X-men Blue #1’ Brings Back an Original Cast With Renewed Energy

The original X-men get a fresh, but familiar infusion of energy.

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‘X-men Gold #1’: Give Peace and Understanding a Chance

The Xmen's powers and their conflicts are like the weather. Sometimes they're like a simple gust of wind. Sometimes, a full-blown, not peaceful at all hurricane.

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‘X-men Prime #1’ Takes a Breather, Then Prepares for More Conflict

From sterilization and decimation to hope and promise, the X-men move forward.

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Capping Off a (Somewhat) Extraordinary Journey: ‘Extraordinary X-men #20’

To go from the brink of extinction to a friendly baseball game is a journey that requires a lot more than 20 issues and a crossover event.

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The Enemy Within (and Beyond) in All-New Wolverine #18

Tom Taylor channels the spirit and passion of "Enemy of the State" and succeeds.

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'Doctor Who': Casting a Woman as the Doctor Offers Fresh Perspectives and a New Kind of Role Model

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"The BBC's announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor has sections of fandom up in arms. Why all the fuss?

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