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Losses, Journeys, and Ascensions: 'The Life of Captain Marvel #5'

Carol Danvers life will never be the same. That's a good thing.

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Jean Grey Exercises the Power of Emotional Intelligence in 'X-men Red #11'

Jean Grey and Cassandra Nova have their final showdown in a war of ideas, wherein Jean applies a different tactic to quell the conflict.

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On Melodrama and Family Ties in Marvel's 'X-Men: The Exterminated #1'

Cable's death doesn't bring much drama in Marvel Comics' X-Men: The Exterminated #1, but it will have a dramatic impact on future X-men comics.

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A Journey of Damned Souls (to a Point) In Marvel's 'Weapon X #26'

Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente tap into hellish themes, but not enough to affect hardened souls.

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An Uncanny Deconstruction of Superheroes in 'Uncanny X-men #1'

A new kind of existential threat strikes the X-men, but it has little to do with hatred, fear, or killer robots.

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Class, Clones, and Killer Robots in Marvel Comics' 'X-23 #6'

The family dynamics between Laura and Gabby are on full display in X-23 #6, but not much else.

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Ascent of a True Queen: 'X-men Black: Emma Frost #1'

Through flexible morality and uncanny sex appeal, Emma Frost establishes a truly regal status.

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Marvel's 'X-men Red #9' Gets into Psychic Wargames and Battling Ideas

Jean Grey and Cassandra Nova finally do battle, but their tactics and principles couldn't be more different.

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Carol Danver's Past Has a Twist in 'The Life of Captain Marvel #4'

A surprising revelation changes the history, but not the spirit of Carol Danvers in Marvel's 'The Life of Captain Marvel #4'

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'What If? Punisher #1' Toys with Spider-Man

What if Spider-Man's concept of power and responsibility were different?

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Master of Magnetic Personas: 'X-men Black: Magneto #1'

Chris Claremont returns to reaffirm what makes Magneto such a compelling and relevant villain.

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Shattered Grids and Missing Connections: 'Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #31'

The destruction wrought by Shattered Grid begins, but without the powerful components that make the Power Rangers so mighty.

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Healing and Nuance Amidst the Violence in 'Return of Wolverine #1'

Wolverine coming back to life surprises no one, but the particulars bring unexpected intrigue.

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Time (Inevitably) Runs Out for the Superheroes in 'X-men Blue #35'

The time-displaced X-men confront overdue consequences and existential crises.

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Heroes, Criminals, and Heroes Operating As Criminals: 'Astonishing X-men #15'

Havok's efforts to redeem himself clash with a conflict that creatively twists the X-men's long-standing feud with the Reavers.

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Evolving Revolutions in a Devolving World: 'Scarlet #1'

Scarlet Rue returns at a time when corruption and revolution parallel ongoing real-world relevance.

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Old, Gruff, and Gritty: Marvel's 'Old Man Logan #46'

Old Man Logan's time is running out, but rather than fight it, he makes every moment count.

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Tenuous Temporal Deconstruction in Marvel's 'Extermination #1'

The Original Five X-men's time is up -- and they're woefully unprepared.

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Unforgettably Unforgotten: 'Fantastic Four #1'

Dan Slott and Sara Pichelli remind us how much we've missed the First Family and why they matter to the MCU.

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'X-men Gold Annual #2' Is a Summer Camp Snoozer

This issue of X-Men makes us think that it's time for Kitty Pryde to grow up.

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Fighting for Love: Marvel's 'Mr. and Mrs. X #1'

Marriage is a catalyst and not a hindrance to superheroes Rogue and Gambit.

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'The Life of Captain Marvel #1​' Comic Preps Fans for the Upcoming 'Captain Marvel' Film

Carol Danvers has a troublesome past. Here's an opportunity to get to know her better.

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Mixed Matrimonial Machinations in 'Batman #50'

A not-so-memorable marriage of Batman and Catwoman with memorable implications.


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