In which writer Dennis Hopeless returns to the show for an informal introduction to the (first) mutant messiah; Cable is the best-case retcon scenario; Summerses don’t get to retire; calculating relative character age remains functionally impossible; Cable is Marsha to Stryfe’s Jan; and there’s probably already a Gilbert & Sullivan operetta about all of this.
- That one time Cable and Stryfe shared a body
- Cable (Nathan Christopher Charles Summers)
- Spinning nonsense into gold
- Cable and X-Force
- Cable’s controversial creative origins
- Collaborative character creation
- Cable origins that might have been
- A whole lot of time travel
- A whole lot of Summers family nonsense
- Professor (Ship)
- Tyler Dayspring (Tolliver)
- Hope Summers
- How to make Cable interesting
- What to do after you save the world
- Still more time travel
- Look, there’s a lot of time travel, okay?
- Old-man strength
- David Willis’s theory of Batman humor (and Jay’s derivative theory of Stryfe humor)
- Muscle March
- Cable’s role on teams
- Stryfe vs. Hope
- Cable’s theoretical legal career
- Quantum operetta theory
NEXT EPISODE: Cable’s on-page debut!
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