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In which Wolverine doesn’t care about your baby; Storm takes charge; duels are terrible bases for systems of government; editorial mandate is hell on a marriage; Magneto is a pretty cool teacher; Jean Grey comes back; and we have mixed feelings about the Phoenix retcon.
- Kenji Uedo
- Uncanny X-Men #201
- New Mutants #35
- Avengers #263
- Fantastic Four #286
- Classic X-Men #8
- The post-Trial of Magneto status quo
- Nathan Christopher Charles Summers
- A small cross-section of Cyclops’s myriad issues
- The wrong means to the right end
- Magneto’s educational philosophy
- The politics of creative credits
- “You Know Who”
- The Phoenix retcon
- Several unrelated break-ins
- The return of Jean Grey
- Jean and the Phoenix Force
- Alternate-timeline Madelynes Pryor
- Jean Grey’s code names
NEXT WEEK: X-Factor begins! (for real, this time – sorry about that SNAFU!)
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LINKS AND FURTHER READING:
- The Mighty Thor #362 is one of the best issues of one of the best runs in Marvel history.
- For craft wonks, we recommend the hell out of the Thor Artist’s Edition, if you can get your hands on a copy.
- Actually, you know what? Just go read the whole Simonson run, right now. It’s collected and available in a bunch of forms. You won’t regret it. we promise.
- Once you’re done reading Thor, go watch Leverage, because it is wonderful.
In which Asgardian Wars occupies the precise intersection of Miles’s favorite things; Marvel Asgard is your favorite metal album; no one appreciates Cypher; Wolfsbane gets some action; Warlock gets meta; Cannonball is a catch; Rachel Summers gets a new costume; Loki does Shakespeare; and Rachel overthinks Leverage.
- Various Mjolnirs and their attendant powers
- Asgardian Wars
- New Mutants Special Edition #1
- X-Men Annual #9
- The Surtwar
- Art Adams
- Amora the Enchantress
- Several pop culture cameos
- A really dubious beach party
- The Viking Sorceress Asgardian Portrait of Dorian Grey
- Ed Grimley
- Wolf makeouts
- The Marvel version of Norse mythology
- The Warriors Three
- Rule #1 of dealing with fairies
- A hawk ‘hawk
- A costume in somewhat questionable taste
- Interdimensional lightning-bolt mixology
- Our favorite Thor story, ever
- How to get your friends and neighbors into comics
- Asgardian mutants (or lack thereof)
- X-Leverage cross-casting
NEXT WEEK: Longshot!
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