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I love this cover, and I love this series. (Rogue #1)
I wonder if she just kisses planes every once in a while just in case one turns out to be a Transformer. (Rogue #1)
And that’s how we deal with street harassers. (Rogue #1)
Rogue’s backstory has stayed remarkably consistent over the years, especially by X-Men standards. (Rogue #1)
Gambit’s awkward facial expressions in this series are absolutely delightful. (Rogue #1)
Oh. THIS guy. (Rogue #1)
Meanwhile in a late ’80s music video… (Rogue #1)
The Assassins’ guild has the weirdest cell phone plans. (Rogue #1)
Gambit gets a lot more interesting when you realize his flirting is largely performative. (Rogue #2)
The uncontested champions of Pairs’ Punching! (Rogue #2)
Oh, hell, yeah. (Rogue #2)
As a responsible teacher, Wolverine makes sure to brief all his students about Inverse Ninja Law. (Rogue #3)
“I WAS coming up with new cheers, but den you showed up on dat motorcycle.” (Rogue #3)
I didn’t notice this my first time through, but what the HELL is going on with Lapin’s facial hair? (Rogue #3)
Oh. Hell. Yeah. (Rogue #3)
OH HELL YEAH (Rogue #4)
Seriously, why is Cody eight years old? (Rogue #4)
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In which Rogue flouts air traffic regulations; Jay is very sorry for how badly he butchers Gambit’s accent; stealth is directly proportionate to how loudly you dress; Rogue and Gambit win the gold in Pairs Punchin’; Candra is a big jerk; you should ABSOLUTELY NOT remove an impaled object; Rogue busts through some tropes; and we have complicated feelings about the Ultimate universe.
- Rogue’s biological parents
- Marvel New Orleans
- Brood Trouble in the Big Easy
- Rogue/rogue disambiguation
- Rogue #1-4
- Bella Donna Boudreaux
- What may or may not happen if Rogue kisses a Transformer
- Cody Robbins (again)
- Natural causes
- Supervillain funeral crashers (again)
- Inverse Ninja Law (Law of Conservation of Ninjutsu)
- The Bill the Pony incident
- Relative culpability
- Nature vs. nurture
- Tante Mattie (Mattie Baptiste)
- Candra’s new threads
- How long it takes to drive from Westchester, NY, to Caledcott, MI
- How Jay learned to love Gambit (but not to stop worrying)
- Punching hallucinations
- Knives as superpowers
- Inversions of several gendered superhero tropes
- The limits of intent
- Magnetos’ (sometimes) kids’ hair
- Whether we’ll cover Ultimate X-Men
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