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LINKS & FURTHER READING
- The concerns expressed in Tom Lehrer’s “MLF Lullaby” don’t age wildly well, but it’s still a catchy song.
- Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play is definitely a thing on Earth-4935, only instead of a Simpsons episode, it’s the Pizza Hut X-Men comic where Cyclops doesn’t think it’s cool to have an adventure in Cyberspace.
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In which X-Force is the cotton candy of comics; Jay & Miles overanalyze; eye spots are not the new domino masks; Feral is all about some murder; Black Tom and Juggernaut remain a delightful criminal power couple; Siryn’s costume is on point; over the edge is where we live; Jay gets briefly and intensely into Todd McFarlane; nothing will convince us that Fabian Nicieza did not know exactly what he was doing; and Kelly Thompson is a national treasure.
- X-Force #1-4
- Spider-Man #16
- Leaping, both literal and metaphorical
- Boom Boom
- Siryn (Theresa Cassidy) (again)
- The second and third-best-selling issues of all time
- The Profit$
- A very violent catchphrase
- Chalet Shwartzkopf
- Power Poses™ with Gideon™
- The All-New, All-Different Weapon X (Garrison Kane)
- Good vs. Awesome
- George Washington Bridge
- A moment so dramatic that it produces a second Shatterstar in a single panel
- Some sports stuff, kind of
- Uncomfortable anachronism
- The stylistic necessity of healing factors
- Marvel Unlimited view options
- Rogue and Gambit
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