In which Jay and/or patriarchy ruin everything; Archangel is dubiously aspirational; we need a moratorium on Jack the Ripper stories; there are a lot of Masterminds; and Arcade is a whole bundle of psychosexual weirdness.
Tom Malverne (Jack the Ripper)
Wolverine and Gambit: Victims #1-4
Loeb & Sale
Jack the Ripper in fiction
Fun on international flights
That one time Jay thought the NSA was going to come for him
Martinique Wyngarde (Mastermind II)
Mastermind, Mastermind, and Lady Mastermind disambiguation
Various Dies Hard
Variations on the death of Miss Locke
Problematic third brothers
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In which the moments of X-Universe are better than the whole; the code name “Dirigible” carries some inherent risks; Tony Stark is often more interesting without Iron Man; Clint Barton is no James Rhodes; there is somehow a Matt Murdock who makes even worse choices than the one from Earth-616; nobody should ever trust Mikhail Rasputin; and the baby’s name really doesn’t matter.
J. Jonah Jameson’s stance on mutants
A way to get cool stuff AND support Trans Lifeline
In which you really can’t compete with Cable; the X-Men may or may not ditch a funeral; Nanny extrudes the grappling arms; Boom Boom is more responsible than she looks; Jean Grey is the cool stepmom; we posit an alternate explanation for Brexit; and ravens are the best dinosaurs.
What happened to the Inferno babies
Madelyne Pryor’s funeral
Archangel’s inconsistent appearance
Secret origins of Nanny and the Orphanmaker
Teenagers (more) (again)
Tom Jones (Alchemy)
Conversations we probably shouldn’t have with Neal Conan
Trolls of London
A grocery list
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