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In which Nicole Miller is fashion designer to Earth-1218 and Earth-616, Jay rejects the word “bestest”, we kind of want to just read every word of X-Men #30 aloud, One is a perfect wedding song for Scott and Jean, and you save the last dance for who brought you.
- The perils of animated weddings
- X-Men: The Wedding Album
- Nonstandard trim sizes
- Misattributed Oscar Wilde quotes
- Shatterstar’s favorite Olympic event
- Jean Grey’s short-lived modeling career
- Computo, Commander of the Robot Hive
- A most excellent wedding dress
- Cursive fonts in comics
- Jean Grey and Jubilation Lee, ambiguously excellent chosen family
- X-Men #30
- An event decades in the making
- Wolverine, Master of Penmanship
- Charles Xavier, reader stand-in
- The largely forgotten Madelyne Pryor
- The understandably tentative Rachel Summers
- The bow-tie scene
- A phenomenal two-page spread
- A set of perfect vows
- A bittersweet song for a bittersweet couple
- Victor Creed, vengeful kitty-cat
- Rogue and Gambit, best worst wedding guests
- Video albums vs. Instagram
- Beast and Banshee, jazz combo
- Scott and Jean as a couple vs. individuals
- The necessity of Scott and Jean’s relationship context
NEXT EPISODE: Goodbye, Phoenix. Hello, Britanic.
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- Print of the week! You can find prints of David Wynne’s “Haters Gonna Hate” Scott & Jean illustration over at our shop until September 14–or drop David a line to buy the original!
- The real Cats Laughing
NEXT WEEK: Rachel and Miles are going on vacation. Read a book. WEEK AFTER NEXT: The New Mutants!
In which Rachel and Miles celebrate an anniversary with a retrospective of one of the great romances of the Marvel universe; the Summers/Grey family tree is more of a transdimensional strawberry patch; the X-Men play some football; Professor Xavier is not a jerk; and Scott Summers and Jean Grey are the power couple of existentialism.
- Summers kids
- Scott and Jean
- X-Men #32
- The worst date ever
- Madelyne Pryor
- Plot-relevant prosopagnosia
- Three proposals
- X-Factor #53
- Uncanny X-Men #308
- “Fatal Attractions”
- That one panel that gets us every time
- X-Men vol. 2 #30
- Some really excellent wedding vows
- The best kiss in X-Men
- Cats Laughing
- Why “One” is actually a pretty decent first dance
- Existential ramifications of fictional romance
Next week: Rachel and Miles take a much-needed vacation.
Week after next: The New Mutants!
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