In which Elisabeth plans for her reign as Omniversal Majestrix; Hulks and moons are two great tastes that go great together; Nightcrawler takes the lead; Alastair gets a new gadget; it’s just not a cosmic event without Alan Davis; Mastermind is still the absolute worst; Excalibur fixes problems by playing dress-up; Moira MacTaggert desperately needs to hire some staff; and Jamie Braddock is legitimately terrifying.
Nova (Frankie Raye)
The continually poor decisions of Brian Braddock
A convergence of cosmic forces
Character growth both literal and metaphorical
A cosmic snit
A villainous ruse
Several rounds of reality warping
Definitive incarnations of characters
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In which the Cross-Time Caper continues; alliteration is awesome; someone else’s geopolitical conflict is not an appropriate place to play out your pirate fantasies; we are definitely not actually going to eat Alan Davis’s brains; Jamie Braddock is Evil Rex Racer; Widget eats a car; Rick Leonardi is the definitive fill-in artist; the problem is patriarchy; and everything’s sticky in Madripoor.
A John Carter riff
A mysterious and dubiously reliable narrator
A terrible pick-up line
Gender-neutral fantasy armor
Implicit fellatio in several media
Space Fred Savage
An alternate Jean Grey (and her untimely demise)
A grand tourney
A deeply disappointing pastiche
Dirty Pair (and a sustained riff thereon)
What makes a train sexy
Wolverine’s table manners
Jim Jaspers vs. Jamie Braddock vs. Jamie Jeffers
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