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The Two-Page Splash

“I’m the best at what I do, and what I do isn’t very nice.”

– Logan

There was a time, long ago and far away, when you could scan the new comics rack and…

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New Mutants #30 (1985, August)

I forgot to do this earlier. Oops. Oh well. By Claremont and Sienkewicz, “The Singer and Her Song.”

Illyana, Sam, Kitty, Rachel and Dazzler are all in Limbo, with Illyana in Darkchilde form. 933 more words


Hydra Infiltrates Marvel, Destroys Superhero Genre

Is Marvel Entertainment evil?

I compiled commentary from twelve experts, and the results are not good for superhero fans.

“I’m not going to head off and do a Marvel film,” director… 1,121 more words

Uncanny X-Men #196 (1985, August)

Secret Wars II continues. By Claremont and JRJr, “What Was That?!!”

Xavier is doing a lecture, when he overhears a stray thought from one of the kids who attacked him, thinking they need to kill someone. 1,157 more words


New Mutants #29 (1985, July)

Today, by Claremont and Sienkewicz, “Meanwhile, Back At the Mansion . . .”

Sam and Illyana crash their way through Westchester’s airport, chasing after some guys who’ve captured Bobby and Amara. 748 more words


Uncanny X-Men #195 (1985, July)

Ooh, today’s a big one. Big crossover! By Claremont and JRJr, “It Was A Dark and Stormy Night . . .!”

I should note that Power Pack #12, which I’ll review below, actually takes place before this story. 1,688 more words


Marvel's Inability To Properly Trade Chris Claremont's X-Men Run

I’ve ranted before about Marvel’s strange and erratic trade publishing methods and schedule, especially for older material. The newly minted Epic Collection is seemingly trying to correct that a bit and focus on publishing material that is either hard to come by or hasn’t ever been traded before.  892 more words