In which writer Si Spurrier joins us to talk Nightcrawler, the unsustainability of Krakoa, bringing back Legion, the stuff growing on Dr. Nemesis’s head, Welsh accents, founding (and not founding) a mutant religion, and—yes—Onslaught.
In which we cover somewhat peculiar content under somewhat peculiar circumstances; nobody does it like Alan Davis; in this house, we appreciate Gracie Gamble; Bernard the Poet makes a comeback; nominal errors are not what they appear; and you should probably not leave your children with most of the X-Men.
Ravencroft vs. Ravenscroft
Unusual recording circumstances
Destines including but not limited to:
Rory (Crimson Crusader)
The Relative Stranger Protocol
Dr. Hywel Griffin
How normal people unwind
A dimensional rift and affiliated tentacles
How to draw sexy ladies without wrecking your comic
A big fight
The evolution of Hank McCoy’s personality
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