In which we enter a new era of X-Men; Magneto reluctantly returns to villainy; Jay tries to like X-Men volume 2; when in doubt, you should open your story with a space fight; Nick Fury has so many pouches; experimenting on babies unsurprisingly backfires; psychic powers are pink; Claremont deserved better; Producer Matt makes his on-air debut; and you (yes, you!) are once again the recipients of a Super Doctor Astronaut Peter Corbeau Award for Excellence in X-Cellence.
- The 1991 relaunch of X-Men
- X-Men vol. 2 #1-3
- Chris Claremont’s departure from Marvel
- X-Men vs. Uncanny X-Men
- Blue Team
- Gold Team
- Why Magneto is emblematic of Claremont’s vision for the X-Men
- Why there are so many copies of X-Men #1
- How comics sales are counted
- Our very different perspectives on X-Men #1
- A space fight
- Revision vs. reversion
- What may or may not be in Nick Fury’s pouches
- Daring loungewear worn well
- Fabian Cortez
- Disproportionate escalation
- The Acolytes
- Delgado, kind of, maybe
- Several notable absences
- The Magneto Protocols
- That one time Magneto got turned into a baby
- Some dubious science
- A semi-invisible plane
- Code Silver
- Further miracles of magnetism
- Producer Matt Hunter
- Podcasting about video games
- The Fourth Annual Super Doctor Astronaut Peter Corbeau Awards for Excellence at X-Cellence
- Best X-Toon holiday episodes
NEXT EPISODE: Havok gets a job!
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