Archive for: X-Men

Touch and the X-Adolescent

Jack Kirby, touch, and the X-Men

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XX-Men: The Failures of Brian Wood’s All-Woman X-Team

Another mediocre X-comic — but this time with more women.

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The X-Men as Assimilationist Melodrama

Osvaldo Oyala and Kailyn Kent on superhero identity politics.

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The X-Men: Establishment Lackeys

On X-Men #1 by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby

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What If the X-Men Were Black?

Recoloring changes the X-Men’s relationship to minority narratives.

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Born This Way

The first ever mutant, from the age of eugenics.

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Onslaught of the 90’s

According to the fans, superhero comics were so much better during the Golden/Silver/Bronze/Iron/Tin Age. But I don’t feel this way about the comics I read in the 1990’s.

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