First of all, I know she’s highly unlikely to ever read MahMuseComics, but on behalf of the site congratulations to Scarlett (Black Widow) Johansson and her fiance on the birth of their daughter Rose Dorothy!
Moving on, there’s been turmoil in the Marvel Universe – it’s been a big week!
Omega Level. We don’t truly know what it means, but I think we’re about to get a taste of the future – the rise of Omega Level mutants of insane power! SPOILER NOTICE: Do not read this article until after reading Uncanny X-Men #25!
Here’s a roll call of the candidates I believe we have: Continue reading
Stan Lee called it “the Illusion of Change” – the idea that a writer is never more than a custodian of a character, that whatever plot-twists the story goes through, the status quo will always prevail. Why? Because the writers want the next comic to sell just as well as this one did. Continue reading
This week: major news for the AXIS event, a whole host of teasers for Captain America 3, and a new release that I think will be rather controversial…
Are Jean Grey and the Phoenix one and the same?
Christina raised an interesting point a couple of days ago; if Jean Grey and the Phoenix are one, then what does that say about Jean’s state of mind? Her article, while controversially titled, is actually really interesting reading. Except… I think she misses the point. Not that I’m any better, because I think I’ve only just got the point myself!
I’ve just reread the Grant Morrison era of X-Men comics. Now, it has to be said, I’m not a fan; the guy’s writing just sits uncomfortably with me. But in reality, what Morrison did to Jean sits at the heart of this whole discussion. And as I thought about this, I actually came to a position where I had a bit of a change of mind… Continue reading
Okay, put away those daggers and let me explain.
Let’s talk gender-bending for a second. Continue reading
This week, Marvel hit the headlines – and not in a good way. Want to see why?
The secret is coming! In the pages of Uncanny X-Men, Brian Bendis is enjoying teasing us with a tremendous secret that is going to redefine the X-Men. He thinks it’s the biggest secret of X-history; in response, I figure it’s time to count out what I feel are the top five X-secrets!
The world has turned on its AXIS over the course of the week, as we learn more of the shocking twists Rick Remender has planned for the next X-event! Plus: who else picked up this week’s surprise appearance by the real Jean Grey?