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After Dawn of X Comes Reign of X

This week delivers the conclusion of X of Swords, the sprawling crossover that represented the latest chapter in Jonathan Hickman’s grand vision for the X-Men, and learned that the Reign of X was upon us!

Hickman’s bold take on mutantkind began last year in the critically-acclaimed House of and Powers of X and continued in the Dawn of X, ushering in a slate of brand-new X-Men titles that took the comic book industry by storm. Now, the saga continues in Reign of X, a new era encompassing the upcoming story arcs in all your favorite X-titles. The Reign of X will see the forming of new teams, the return of major characters, new threats brought about by classic villains, and more game-changing revelations that will alter the X-Men mythos forever! Check out what’s to come in a mesmerizing teaser image by superstar X-Men artist Mahmud Asrar!

It all begins in December as the X-Men deal with the fallout of X of Swords and look to the future. Here’s what’s to come next month:

Hellions #7 by writer Zeb Wells and artist Stephen Segovia will explore the aftermath of the team’s brutal massacre in X of Swords.

Writer Leah Williams and artist David Baldeon continue to investigate mutant deaths and explore the complexities that come with resurrection in X-Factor #5.

Kate Pryde and Emma Frost finally enact their long-awaited revenge on Sebastian Shaw in Marauders #16 by writer Gerry Duggan and artist Stefano Caselli.

Mutantkind sets their sights on the galaxy and beyond in writer Al Ewing and artist Valerio Schiti’s groundbreaking S.W.O.R.D. #1.

An old foe rises in New Mutants #14, the beginning of a wild new era for your favorite young mutants by writer Vita Ayala and artist Rod Reis.

Wolverine reunites with Maverick and Team X in Wolverine #8, a special over-sized milestone issue written by Benjamin Percy with art by Adam Kubert and Viktor Bogdanovic.

The search for Captain Britain is underway as Excalibur returns to Otherworld in Excalibur #16 by writer Tini Howard and artist Marcus To.

X-Force will stop at nothing to protect Krakoa, even if it means interrogating their own, in the action-packed X-Force #15 by writer Benjamin Percy and Marvel’s Stormbreaker artist Joshua Cassara.

And Cyclops makes a fateful decision regarding the future of the X-Men in X-Men #16, written by Jonathan Hickman with art by Phil Noto.

Reign of X

Those Two Geeks Episode Ninety: What Makes A Great Comic Run?

Alex and Joe talk about what factors combine to make a really great comic book run.

As always, Alex and Joe can be found on twitter respectively @karcossa and @jcb_smark if you feel the need to tell them they’re wrong individually, or @those2geeks if you want to yell at them together on twitter, or by email at ItsThose2Geeks@gmail.com.

Preview: Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #1 (of 4)

Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #1 (of 4)

(W) Gerry Duggan, Declan Shalvey, Matthew Rosenberg (A) Declan Shalvey, Joshua Cassara (A/CA) Adam Kubert
Parental Advisory
In Shops: Nov 04, 2020
SRP: $4.99

TOP MARVEL TALENT SINK THEIR CLAWS INTO ALL-NEW
WOLVERINE TALES AND THEY’RE BLOODIER THAN EVER!

LOGAN. PATCH. WEAPON X. WOLVERINE. The mysterious mutant has gone by many names and lived many different lives. Now, experience ALL-NEW untold tales of the best there is through the lens of an all-star cast of creators, in the unadulterated black and white format (with a healthy splash of blood red all over)!

Return to the Weapon X program with Gerry Duggan and Adam Kubert, and a new revelation from Wolverine’s shattered memories. Join Matthew Rosenberg and Joshua Cassara on an explosive deep-cover spy mission from Wolverine’s association with NICK FURY. Head into the wilds with writer/artist Declan Shalvey as Logan finds himself in the crossfire of a deadly trap! This is the one you’ve been waiting for, bub.

Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #1 (of 4)

Marvel and ReedPop Reveal a Signed, Limited-Edition “Marvel Made” Paragon Collection Celebrating Chris Claremont

Marvel has unveiled the Marvel Made Paragon Collection, its newest Marvel Made prestige product available for a limited time! Exclusive to the Marvel Made platform, The Marvel Made Paragon Collection will celebrate Marvel’s most iconic writers and artists and feature the most revered Marvel Comics storylines and noteworthy moments over the years – starting with a premier bundle from none other than Marvel Comics legend: Chris Claremont!

The Marvel Made Paragon Collection will feature a hand-numbered and individually signed series of stunning high-end books and lithographs, and like all Marvel Made products, each collection will be released for a limited time only. Starting now through November 20, the Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle will be available for pre-order on MarvelMade.net – but only produced if 1,200 pre-orders or more are received!

Once the minimum goal is met, a number of stretch goals will be revealed for even MORE exclusive content and collectibles at no extra cost! Bundles will begin shipping in March 2021.

Beautifully reproduced and presented in an archival-quality oversized slipcase, the Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle includes a gorgeous faux-leather, hand-numbered hardcover that collects mutant epics including The Dark Phoenix Saga and Days of Future Past; all-new lithographs from renowned artists such as Phil Noto and Salvador Larroca; and an exclusive variant comic book cover of Wolverine #6 by Olivier Coipel! And to make the hardcover one of the most rare and sought after collectibles for all X-Men fans, each copy will be signed by Chris Claremont and include one of four iconic X-Men quotes handwritten by the author as well as the world-debut of an exclusive 20-page prequel story for Days of Future Past, written by Claremont and drawn by Larroca!

The Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle ($199 + tax and shipping) will include:

  • A high-end matte slipcase (11.02 x 13.58) with a gorgeous prestige format faux-leather hardcover collection (7.28” x 10.83”), hand-numbered and featuring 448 gold-gilded pages containing:
    • Signed with one of four iconic X-Men quotes handwritten by Chris Claremont
    • A behind-the-scenes foreword by comic book icon Louise Simonson
    • Uncanny X-Men #94 (Chris Claremont’s inaugural chapter of the X-Men)
    • Uncanny X-Men #129–137 (The Dark Phoenix Saga)
    • Uncanny X-Men #141–142 (Days of Future Past)
    • Wolverine #1–4 (Chris Claremont’s groundbreaking limited series illustrated by Frank Miller)
    • Uncanny X-Men #268 (An iconic story featuring Captain America and Black Widow)
    • X-Men #1 (The world’s best-selling comic book of all time, illustrated by Jim Lee)
    • A brand-new Days of Future Past 20-page prequel story, in continuity, with art by Salvador Larroca
    • Original Days of Future Past notes and script by Chris Claremont
    • Brand-new behind-the-scenes interviews with Chris Claremont about his most iconic and shocking X-Men stories
  • An exclusive Days of Future Past-themed variant cover of Wolverine #6 by Olivier Coipel – only available on Marvel Made!
  • An exclusive set of numbered lithographs (7″ x 10.5″) by renowned artists including Phil Noto, Salvador Larocca – only available on Marvel Made!
  • A Marvel Made Paragon Collection Certificate of Authenticity

Marvel Unlimited Annual and Marvel Unlimited Annual+ members who pre-order the Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle will also receive an exclusive Days of Future Past-themed sketch variant cover of Wolverine #6, drawn by Olivier Coipel!

John Ridley Makes His Marvel Debut in January teaming with Jorge Fornés for Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #3

Filmmaker and novelist John Ridley will be bringing his renowned writing talents to Marvel Comics, starting with Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #3 in January. Best known as the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of 12 Years a Slave as well as the creator and showrunner of the Emmy winning anthology series American Crime, Ridley is a celebrated talent whose impressive body of work has garnered numerous accolades.

Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood is a new upcoming series, where top creators explore Wolverine’s iconic legacy in tales set throughout the character’s storied history. Ridley and superstar artist Jorge Fornés will take Wolverine back to Japan, where he’ll confront his past while crossing blades with the Silver Samurai. Marvel Comics is thrilled to welcome John Ridley to the Marvel Universe and excited to announce upcoming projects of his in the near future.

In the announcement, Ridley said this project was his way to “kick off” his writing relationship with Marvel. He further is quoted as saying he looks “forward to writing more stories set in the Marvel Universe, and with their roster of iconic characters.,” indicating we’ll see more of his talent on Marvel properties in the future.

Ridley has been rumored to have been working on a Marvel project for television for some time. It was first reported in 2015. It’s unknown if that will ever happen but it was supposed to “reinvent” an existing character or property. Who or what exactly is unknown. The project was to air on ABC but this was pre-Disney+, so, as they do, plans can and might have changed.

Be sure to check out John Ridley’s Marvel Comics debut when Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #3 hits stands in January.

Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #3

Ron Garney’s Cover Has Wolverine Slashing His Way Into Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #1

This November, fans will experience all-new tales of the best there in Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #1! These untold adventures are set throughout the storied saga that is Wolverine’s life and will be presented in unadulterated black and white format (with a healthy splash of blood-red). Told through the lens of an all-star cast of creators including Gerry Duggan, Donny Cates, Adam Kubert, Joshua Cassara, and Chris Claremont, Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood promises to be Wolverine’s bloodiest comic yet and today,

Marvel has revealed Ron Garney’s variant cover for the debut issue. Known for his recent work on books like Savage Sword of Conan and Juggernaut as well as decades of experience on books like Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America, the industry great brings Wolverine to life in an explosive cover that perfectly captures the brutal adventures this new series has in store for him.

The first issue features the talents of Gerry Duggan, Declan Shalvey, Matthew Rosenberg, Adam Kubert, and Joshua Cassara! Check out Garney’s cover below and don’t miss Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood when it goes on sale November 4th!

Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #1 Ron Garney cover

Celebrate 350 Issues of Wolverine’s Solo Adventures with Wolverine #8 in December

Since 1982’s groundbreaking limited series by industry legends Chris Claremont and Frank Miller, Wolverine has enjoyed numerous acclaimed stories in the pages of his solo comic series. Over the years, top industry talents including Larry Hama, Mark Millar, Jason Aaron, Paul Cornell, Steve McNiven, and Alan Davis have contributed to the character’s incredible legacy, and this December, Wolverine pops his claws for his 350th issue. Written by Benjamin Percy with art from longtime Wolverine artist Adam Kubert and Viktor Bogdanovic, Wolverine #350, the eighth issue of the current run, will celebrate the iconic hero with a story that takes him back to one of his most classic eras.

When a secret enemy starts making moves against Wolverine’s old crew, Team X, Logan has to go on the hunt before more bodies pile up. As the mystery deepens, he’ll pick up the scent of his old compatriot, the mutant known as Maverick. What follows will be a dangerous adventure that will introduce new enemies, redefine old allies, and give Wolverine plenty of opportunities to do what he does best. This special extra-sized issue will be both a celebration of Logan’s history AND a perfect jumping on point for new readers!

Celebrate Logan’s great legacy when Wolverine #350 hits stands this December!

Wolverine #350
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