In which continuity has its eyes on you; the multiverse is so complex that we have to drag Al Ewing out of the audience to X-plain it; the X-Men mean a lot of different (but mostly compatible) things to all of us; we will accept any retcons necessary to maintain Magneto’s history as a Holocaust survivor; and ECCC rocks our world.
- Secret Wars
- Alternate universes vs. alternate timelines
- Multiversal problem-solving
- New Arcadia
- Definitive alternate-timeline X-Men
- The weird joy of reading comics out of order
- That one alternate timeline where Storm has a leather jacket and is hooking up with Wolverine
- The only happy Cyclops in the multiverse
- What makes the X-Men the X-Men
- Intersections we’d like to see explored in canon
- The appeal of universe-hopping
- Relative ratios of metaphors to punching
- Proof of concept in comics publishing
- Battleworld characters we’d like to import into the 616.1
- Which X-Men should get solo series
NEXT WEEK: X-Terminators!
CORRECTION: During the panel, Jay claimed that Spider-Man had been married for their entire life. Jay was in fact five years old when Spider-Man got married. We regret the error, but maintain our stance that Spider-Man is totally married.
You can find links to all our ECCC coverage–as well as a live video of the Hamilton cold open, from the Phoenix Comics party–on our blog!
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