In which we relax our definition of X-book; we really want Sunspot to grow a mustache; Miles gets an excuse to say “shillelagh”; Bill the Lobster goes on a rampage; and Fallen Angels is really, really, really wonderful.
Fallen Angels #1-8
Assembling a team
Sunspot as a point-of-view character
Compassion as a superpower
Da Costa’s Devils vs. Ma Guthrie’s Gorillas
An unfortunate incident
Somewhat harsh student evaluations
The moral compass of Magnum, P.I.
Warlock and Sunspot as mutual foils
Multiple Man (Jamie Madrox) and several notable duplicates
Siryn (Theresa Cassidy)
The Fallen Angels
The Marvel Girl Fan Club
Fallen Angels as a spiritual antecedent to Runaways
The tragic death of Don the Lobster
Fallen Angels II
How to party like Dr. Doom
Doom Patrol vs. X-Men
NEXT WEEK: A Sinister debut.
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In which everything is terrible; miscommunication triangles are way more awkward than love triangles; Boom Boom is universally delightful; Miles has feelings about ‘80s fashion; Apocalypse is judging your band posters; X-Factor still hasn’t gotten the hang of doors; Cyclops’s life continues to be an anxiety dream; the Twelve are better in foreshadowing than practice; and Angel dies as he lived: half-naked, at an airport.
The evolution of Angel
X-Factor so far
A miscommunication triangle
Boom Boom (Tabitha Smith)
Rachel’s Marc Silvestri causality loop
Boom Boom vs. Jubilee
Master Mold (more) (again)
NEXT WEEK: Technoorganic blues!
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