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87 – It’s Always Darkest… (Fall of the Mutants, Part 2 of 3)
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In which the New Mutants learn that they are not, in fact, immortal; Louise Simonson finds her stride; the Ani-Mator makes Cameron Hodge look downright reasonable; hating humans is Magneto’s security blanket; Doug Ramsey dies; and we continue our coverage of the Fall of the Mutants.
- Sugar Man
- New Mutants #59-61
- Bird Brain
- The Ani-Mator
- The Ani-Mates
- Stylistic whiplash
- Why you always leave a note
- The death of Doug Ramsey
- Black Condor’s amazing origin story
- Interpersonal dynamics in New Mutants
- Parsing ongoing series
- Why Doug died
- 616 characters we’d trade for their Battleworld counterparts
- Storytelling trends and the decline of though balloons
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