In which you may or may not have your own Black Bug Room; FlameCon was in fact every bit as wonderful as we projected (and more); Caliban hates true love; no one will ever be as extra as Mister Sinister; X-Cutioner’s Song is secretly a farce; we achieve Peak Cable; and the quintessential ’90s crossover event begins!
- The Black Bug Room
- A good deal of pre-event status quo
- Uncanny X-Men #294
- X-Factor #84
- X-Men #14
- X-Force #16
- Trading card taxonomy
- The opening strains of a crossover event
- A concert that worked out better in theory than in practice
- An abduction
- Several attempted murders
- A large number of awkward reunions
- An even larger number of inter-team brawls
- Two villains pretending to be other villains
- Cape logistics
- Peak Cable
- Many pouches
- Many guns
- The origin of Hope Summers
- Our hopes for mutants in the MCU
NEXT EPISODE: Aw, Stryfe, no.
NOTE: At one point in this episode, Miles said “X-Force” when he actually meant “X-Factor.” If you can tell us where, you win the prize of eternal smugness (not as much smugness as Sinister, but still a lot).
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