In which X-Factor bounces from one rock-bottom to another; Sabretooth gets his (murderous) groove back; Dark Beast embraces the iMac aesthetic; the tip was righteous; Mystique multitasks like a pro; and Shard Bishop has come unstuck in time.
- What X-Factor’s been up to
- X-Factor #138-141
- Omega Red (again)
- The Brotherhood’s new hideout
- Mallory Brickman
- Miles and/or Ralph Brickman
- Gloria Brickman
- “Freshening up”
- Mystique, but a sitcom
- Agent Vargas
- The secret purpose of Havok’s Brotherhood
- Exhumes vs. emplates
- The X.U.E.
- Leisure activities
- What would happen if the T-O virus took over Cable’s body
- What we want from X-Men #700
NEXT EPISODE: Bishop: X.S.E.
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LINKS & FURTHER FESTIVITY:
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- The Apocrypals pretty much do what we do, but for the bible!
- The Fantasticast pretty much does what we do, but for the Fantastic Four!
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In which we are beset by festivity; Scott Summers still can’t take a vacation; the Daysprings are a really good family; “G’journey” is a really good greeting; Stryfe is his own namesake; retcons have served Cable well; illustrator David Wynne makes his X-Plain podcast debut; and you should probably go ahead and get a shelf for all these awards.
- The Hayes family
- The Grey-Summers Family circa 1993
- The Adventures of Cyclops and Phoenix #1-4
- Summers/Sommers disambiguation
- Gene Ha
- Time travel
- Mother Askani
- Prelate Ch’vayre
- What “Askani” means
- When and whether Cable sleeps
- The passage of time
- Slym and Redd Dayspring
- A biblical allusion
- A very good greeting
- Prior Turrin
- “Old” English
- Li’l Stryfe
- Some constraints of superhero comics
- Rachel Summers’s self-image
- The origin of Cable’s codename
- David Wynne and his art
- “Strontium Dogs”
- The X-Fandom starter pack
- The Fifth Annual Super Doctor Astronaut Peter Corbeau Awards for Excellence at X-Cellence
- D&D with the Blue Team
- All-New staying power
- Fictional intersectionality
- Change, in general
NEXT EPISODE: Bring kleenex.
CORRECTION: In this episode, Miles states that Scott and Jean are cool. They are, in fact, categorically uncool. We regret the error.
Special thanks to carolers Tina Carleton, Matt Gardner, Peter Gresser, Erin Pence, and Steve Pence!
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