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  • THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTERS 47, 48 & 49 - ARMOR, PIXIE AND THE STEPFORD CUCKOOS 1

    THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTERS 47, 48 & 49 – ARMOR, PIXIE AND THE STEPFORD CUCKOOS

    Chapters 47, 48 & 49 Armor (Hisako Ichiki) was a mutant in training that spent her formative years losing her friend Wing, being attacked by a sentient Danger Room and being forced into training by Emma Frost. Armor goes from a young X-Man in training to being a featured...
  • THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTER 46 - THE STARJAMMERS 7

    THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTER 46 – THE STARJAMMERS

    Chapter 46 Christopher Summers was a military pilot who was abducted by the Shiar. He’s far more famous for giving his kids Spielbergian daddy issues, while gallivanting across the stars as a space pirate. Later on, he’d write off his adventures as an older Han Solo by stating that...
  • THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTERS 44 & 45 - OMEGA SENTINEL and LADY MASTERMIND 13

    THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTERS 44 & 45 – OMEGA SENTINEL and LADY MASTERMIND

    CHAPTERS 44 and 45 Before I talk about the forgettable Omega Sentinel and Lady Mastermind, I want to comment on something. We’re running behind with the X-Men Project and it’s starting to back into the next step of the Marvel exploration. By hell or high water, we’re going to...
  • THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTER 43 - ALPHA FLIGHT 18

    THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTER 43 – ALPHA FLIGHT

    Chapter 43 Canada in the Marvel Universe is one wacky place. Wolverine was a fully deputized government agent. All sorts of Black Ops shenanigans went down, as American forces were allowed to set up secret bases in the Great White North without recourse. If that wasn’t enough, their superhero...
  • THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTER 42 - SABRETOOTH IS A DOG MAN 28

    THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTER 42 – SABRETOOTH IS A DOG MAN

    Chapter 42 Victor Creed was born sometime/somewhere in the 19th century Canadian Frontier. While Logan’s origin tale does the future Wolverine no favors, readers learn that Victor Creed had it much worse. When his mutant powers first appeared, his father caged him and would rip his canine teeth out...
  • THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTER 41 - MYSTIQUE HAS A TON OF SEX 35

    THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTER 41 – MYSTIQUE HAS A TON OF SEX

    Chapter 41 Mystique is such a loaded character. For the longest time, she was presented as the evil foster mother figure until the 90s spent so much time showing how she slept her way around the Marvel Universe. What got left in the dust was the fact that she...
  • THE X-MEN PROJECT: AN ISSUE GUIDE TO CHAPTERS 21-40 43

    THE X-MEN PROJECT: AN ISSUE GUIDE TO CHAPTERS 21-40

    A brief word about this interstitial guide While working on this project and the previous Spidey Project, I’ve casual readers and new comic fans asking for direct references to the comics I discuss. Below, I’m going to give you a breakdown of each comic mentioned, context and the issue...
  • THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTER 40 - DEADPOOL CAN SEE YOU 45

    THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTER 40 – DEADPOOL CAN SEE YOU

    Chapter 40 Deadpool splits Marvel fans a lot. Some like the character’s abrasive style, while others feel that he represents the continued legacy of the 1990s for the books. It took some time, but I’ve found myself growing quite fond of the Merc with a Mouth. Beginning as one...
  • THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTER 39 - THE JUGGERNAUT 54

    THE X-MEN PROJECT: CHAPTER 39 – THE JUGGERNAUT

    Chapter 39 Cain Marko began life as Charles Xavier’s step-brother. Xavier and Marko’s parents worked at a nuclear test site in New Mexico and the two young men never got along. Over time, Kurt Marko favors Charles Xavier and starts to abuse his son. The general disdain between the...

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