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“Scott! Ororo! Why are you blasting in opposite directions? Siena Blaze is RIGHT THERE! Look where I’m pointing!” -Charles Xavier (X-Men Unlimited #1)
We’re not sure if Cyclops’s eyes actually do that when they’re closed, but damn if it doesn’t look cool. (X-Men Unlimited #1)
Alan Davis has his hair. Chris Bachalo has his eyeballs. (X-Men Unlimited #1)
Bachalo’s characters are just so expressive! (X-Men Unlimited #1)
That visual pacing, though. (X-Men Unlimited #1)
How many ways are there to say “we just really like Chris Bachalo’s art”? (X-Men Unlimited #1)
After this awkward exchange, Cyclops blurts out “Stand down, Wolverine!” for reasons he can’t quite explain. (X-Men Unlimited #1)
Cyclops and Storm: still one of my favorite, and one of the most under-appreciated, friendships in the Marvel Universe. (X-Men Unlimited #1)
This is why Miles’s parents moved from Michigan to Florida. (X-Men Unlimited #1)
Siena, you jerk. Go to your room! Or the Malibu Universe. (X-Men Unlimited #1)
Awwwww (X-Men Unlimited #1)
Hell of a cover, that. (X-Men Unlimited #2)
Not many artists can do awe-inspiring. Jan Duursema can. (X-Men Unlimited #2)
What Happened To Ute, version 1. (X-Men Unlimited #2)
So maybe it’s not so weird that Magneto’s middle name is (supposedly) Magnus. (Daredevil vol. 4 #10)
This is the roughest PowerPoint presentation I’ve ever seen. (X-Men Unlimited #2)
Gabrielle Haller’s facial expression is its own set of speech bubbles. (X-Men Unlimited #2)
Work buds! (X-Men Unlimited #2)
I mean, I know some of them are pretty evil, but I feel really bad for everyone here. (X-Men Unlimited #2)
Adrian Eiskalt X-Plains Magneto. (X-Men Unlimited #2)
Magneto: flesh and bone, and that only makes him more impressive. (X-Men Unlimited #2)
A good writer knows when to let the art speak. (X-Men Unlimited #2)
What Happened To Ute, version 2. (X-Men Unlimited #2)
Not for nothing does Magneto’s cape resemble wings. (X-Men Unlimited #2)
NEXT TIME: Guess who’s back?
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In which X-Men Unlimited begins; Cyclops’s powers remain wildly inconsistent; electromagnetic fields are the gamma rays of the early ‘90s; Siena Blaze should probably take some science courses; Magneto is a complex dude; and the Marvel Universe could really use adequate mental healthcare.
- X-Men Unlimited
- Several other Unlimited series
- The Gregorian calendar
- Chris Bachalo
- Storm’s-eye view
- Electromagnetic fields
- Diverse approaches to problem-solving
- One of Cyclops’s many issues
- An unfortunate encounter with Magneto
- A memorial
- Magneto, his origins, and his many pseudonyms
- The Victor Von Doom paradox
- A terrible plan
- Physical mannerisms in comics
- An unfortunate encounter with Magneto, revisited
- Mental healthcare in the Marvel Universe
- What happened to the Soul Sword
NEXT EPISODE: FATAL ATTRACTIONS
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