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In which not all Mondos are created equal; the kids are only rarely all right; the Age of Apocalypse is not Magneto’s fault; Sugar Man is the stuff of universal nightmares; “cartoonish” is not necessarily a plus; and the Age of Apocalypse is not particularly sustainable.
- Generation Next #1-4
- The tradition of YA horror in X-books
- Bachalo unchained
- Whose fault the Age of Apocalypse is
- Adaptive technology vs. Apocalypse
- Chamber of Earth-295
- Husk of Earth-295
- Skin of Earth-295
- Mondo of Earth-295
- Vincente Cimetta
- Know-It-All (Claudia)
- An abysmal training exercise
- Colossus of Earth-295
- Shadowcat of Earth-295
- Gardner Monroe (Flashback)
- Sugar Man
- The Portland and/or Seattle Core
- Illyana Rasputin
- Human collaborators
- A gratuitous Monty Python reference
- The difference between mass and volume
- Number Six
- The fall of Generation Next
- Growing up in the Age of Apocalypse
- Illyana 2.0
- Subtext vs. queerbaiting
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In which X-Factor gets a revamp; Larry Stroman is the best part of 1991; Havok used to have principles; Multiple Man is his own worst enemy; Jay’s Doonesbury knowledge finally becomes relevant; Strong Guy breaks the Washington Monument; and Val Cooper may or may not have married Mister Sinister.
- The Madrox who got away
- Alan Disambiguation
- The X-Factor that might have been
- X-Factor #71-75
- A small selection of a gratuitously large volume of pop-culture references
- An evil individual
- One of the many deaths of Multiple Man
- Larry Stroman extras
- Professor Vic Chalker
- A Sinister scheme
- The iteration of X-Factor most likely to end up naked on television
- Your real-life Jamie Madrox reference
- A canonical Doonesbury reference
- One way to get out of writing a term paper
- The proper plural of Madrox
- The Nasty Boys
- Death by irony
- The evolution of Magik’s Soul Sword
- Why female superheroes rarely date civilian men
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