In which Glen Danzig was the most popular Wolverine fancast for a weirdly long time; breasts have physical mass; the Shi’ar empire is not your friend; Deathbird should not be left in charge of anything alive; Jubilee learns about privilege; Sinister is not subtle; plasma is the new magnetism; Scott and Jean return from the future; and Nick Fury probably sews his name into the waistband of all his underpants.
- Some guy from Earth-1610
- X-Men: Unlimited #5
- X-Men #34-35
- Shi’ar sexting
- A rude awakening (literal)
- Rococo Stryfe
- Some uncomfortable fashion choices
- Definitely nude Charles Xavier
- Shi’ar imperial bullshit
- A very impressive headdress
- Reality TV… in space!
- A rude awakening (metaphorical)
- Shi’ar childhood
- A total dick move
- Another total dick move
- Beast’s brief tenure as field leader of the X-Men
- The return of Threnody
- The titles of several sex tapes
- High-tech spelunking
- Sinister’s secret DNA library
- Controversial outfits
- Nick Fury’s stuff
- Sunset Grace
- The racism inherent to Evan Sabahnur’s background
- A question we’ve answered before and will probably answer again
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In which we more or less prepare you for the upcoming feature film; Rachel Summers is a black hole of continuity; Kitty Pryde breaks the Danger Room; Earth 200500 is clearly the best earth; even the X-Men have no idea what’s going on; First Class Emma Frost is so boring that we forget she exists; wolverines are definitely not wolves; and you can have Rachel’s Community references when you pry them from her cold, dead hands.
- Rachel Summers
- “Days of Future Past”
- Gravestone engraving standards of 2013
- The Mostly-New, Mostly-Different Brotherhood of Evil Mutants
- Another unfortunate hat
- Causality in the Marvel Multiverse
- Earths 811, 1191, 295, 311, and 200500
- Hall monitors with laser rifles
- How to fix a broken timeline
- The X-Men cinematic universe, and points of divergence from the comics
- The one thing X-Men: The Last Stand does right
- The Xavier Index of Cinematic Continuity
- The difference between Canis lupus and Gulo gulo
- A Days of Future Past cinematic cram course
- Fix-it fic
- Blink, Bishop, and dark-future mash-ups
- The enduring appeal of Earth-811
- The significantly less enduring appeal of Earth-242
- The Nazi Excalibur of Earth-597
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Next week: Greg Rucka, Cyclops, and Starjammers!