Rachel and Miles Review the X-Men, Episode 42

Week of June 17, 2015 –

In which force lightning is probably gratuitous, Old Man Logan continues to be intriguing, and we continue to be huge dorks.


  • Magneto #19 (00:26)
  • Old Man Logan #2 (03:37)

Pick of the Week: Thors #1 (05:12)

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  1. pawpaw5771 says:

    That’s a couple of times I’ve seen the cover credits on Magneto #19 accidentally attributed to the Old Man Logan team. Was that a digital issue of Magneto #19 for the X-perts?

    • Rachel says:

      We always double check creative credits. (They’re correct inside, FWIW–just wrong on the cover.)

      • pawpaw5771 says:

        At least they’re correct inside. I know you guys are great about properly crediting the creators, I just wish Marvel was better at its cover credits.

  2. Paul F says:

    In terms of X-related Secret Wars books, I’d also recommend Noelle Stevenson and Sanford Greene’s Runaways #1, which features versions of Pixie and Jubilee.

    • Miles says:

      It’s a phenomenal book, yeah. Highly recommended.

      • Sam Williams says:

        Interesting. I was disappointed by Runaways. I like the concept, but I felt like it was trying too hard. It was all set up with no story. I’ll keep reading though. Hopefully it will improve for me now that we know all the characters.

        • Zev says:

          This was just set-up. We already the story though, they run away, become a real team. This book rests on its characters, who I particularly love.

  3. thumb says:


    Angry Police Chief Thor. He has had it up to here with your showboating and blatant disregard for the rules. If you weren’t so good at your job, he’d have you busted down to Traffic. Now get out of his office and close that goddamned case!

    • Miles says:

      And the great thing about Thors #1 is that it does exactly that!

      “So in other words, you’ve got exactly nothing! Except one Hel of a short leash. You boys picked the exact wrong time to catch an Allthing. Sheriff Strange is already on the warpath over this new quarantine business. You want some advice from an old Thor? Do whatever it takes to close this fast. Or you’ll both be busted back to Berserker before the week is through. Now get the Hel out of my office!”

  4. Icon_UK says:

    So, judging by the gloves, can I look forward to Miles playing game as Robin, the Boy Wonder? 🙂

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