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188 – Live from ECCC, feat. Bret Blevins, Rachelle Rosenberg, & Ramon Villalobos

In which Jay makes a sartorial switch; Hope Summers is less confusing than you might expect; we are very happy to present our first all-artist convention special; Ramon kills his idols; Rachelle deciphers the past; Bret (re)defines New Mutants; a long-time mystery is resolved; colorists deserve more respect; the Xavier School probably has an actual curriculum; and a lot of X-Men have really cool hair.

X-PLAINED:

  • The adventures of Hope Summers
  • Several Phoenix hosts
  • The time Quentin Quire became a Shi’ar god
  • Jay’s mom
  • Our panelists’ definitive X-Men
  • E for Extinction
  • Killing your idols
  • Coloring as archaeology
  • Visually defining the X-Men
  • New Mutants that might have been
  • Favorite costumes
  • The actual color of Storm’s ’90s costume
  • Editorial direction vs. editorial mandate
  • Practical considerations in costume design
  • Actual education at the Xavier School
  • Wolverine’s assorted children
  • The best hair in the X-Men

NEXT EPISODE: Cannonball dies (briefly)!


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Rachel & Miles Review the X-Men, Episode 56

Week of September 30, 2015 –

In which we desperately wish there were more Inferno; Rachel is either too sober or not sober enough for E is for Extinction; and we PROMISE to to get these up on time next week.

REVIEWED:

  • *Inferno #5 (00:25)
  • E is for Extinction #4 (2:58)

*Pick of the Week (05:10)


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Rachel & Miles Review the X-Men, Episode 51 (feat. Katie Moody)

Week of August 26, 2015:

In which Katie Moody saves the day; Magneto ends with a bang; E Is for Extinction continues to be one of the most interesting books to come out of Battleworld; and you should really read Hank Johnson, Agent of Hydra.

REVIEWED:

  • Magneto #21 (00:47)
  • E is for Extinction #3 (1:59)
  • Old Man Logan #4 (3:27)

Pick of the Week: The Protomen (4:12)


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Rachel & Miles Review the X-men, Episode 47

Week of July 22, 2014:

In which Uncanny X-Men concludes, E for Extinction gets awesome, Peter Quill is totally a Disney prince, and Rachel and Miles prepare to move to CASTLE SEXY DRACULA.

REIVEWED:

  • Uncanny X-Men #35 (1:08)
  • *E is for Extinction #2 (4:31)
  • Magneto #20 (6:06)
  • X-Men ’92 Infinite Comic #5 (9:09)
  • Old Man Logan #3 (11:56)
  • Star-Lord and Kitty Pryde #1 (15:24)

*Pick of the week (17:09)


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Rachel & Miles Review the X-Men, Episode 43

Week of June 24, 2015 –

In which the fact that we’re biased doesn’t mean we’re not also right; we disagree about which Silent Hill game makes the best metaphor for E is for Extinction; and Miles probably does not actually have the Legacy Virus.

REVIEWED:

  • Uncanny Avengers #5 (3:01)
  • *X-Men ’92 Infinite Comic #3 (5:17)
  • E Is for Extinction #1 (7:18)

*Pick of the Week (13:20)


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