Battle of the Atom Chapter 10

Or X-Men Battle of the Atom #2 SHIELD “has unleashed” a hail storm of bombs at ALL the past present and future X-Men (and Future Brotherhood) ensuring that here at Cape Citadel, where the X-Men were born, that some of them will die.  SHIELD tries to regain control of their firing systems as the first […]

Battle of the Atom- Chapters 8 and 9

I’m so behind on these! Sorry comic book fans!! But I’m back and ready to review the final chapters of these time travellers’ antics.  Chapter 7 ended with Wolverine in peril, his regenerative ability is lost and is dying at the hands of his very blue son from the future (which I can only assume […]

Battle of the Atom Chapter 7

Or X-Men #6 My fave X-Men book. I have been enjoying the crossover, but this series in particular is the reason I’m reading about all these mutants! Exciting!   This cover is not incredibly exciting. The issue was good, though. Jubilee wakes up to a screaming Shogo and Bling! who made Shogo a device that […]

Battle of the Atom Chapter 6

Or All New X-Men # 17 Waaaaay wayyyy in the future, Disco Dazzler is elected first mutant president. Disco made a comeback and future trio of  Beast, Kitty and Jean have orchestrated her candidacy. and then monsters come out of the sky and fling fireballs at her. Even further in the future; Magic, young Iceman, […]

Battle of the Atom Chapter 5

Welcome to Chapter 5! AKA Wolverine and the X-Men #36 Back at Utopia, Emma Frost ant the Cuckoos are helping the young Jean in her battle against Xorn/Jean Grey (from the future).  Cyclops (from the present) lets Cyclops (from the past know that under the Xorn mask. It’s Jean Grey. No doubt.  Young Cyclops: “No […]

Battle of the Atom Chapter 4

Jean and Scott are with present day Cyclops (and co) on his island/bunker/secret lair. SHEILD is picking up strange readings because of the X-Men. Agent Blaire rightfully attributes the fluctuations in X-Men activity to Dr. Henry McCoy, who just does whatever he wants whenever he wants. She sends out orders to see WHAT Beast is […]

Battle of the Atom (Chapters 1&2)

AKA X-Men Battle of the Atom #1 AND All-New X-Men #16 Oh man… do I hate crossovers. Damn you, Marvel comics. Just take my wallet. Bleed me dry, you goons. But i’m down… and now subscribed to 5 different X-Men series. If you haven’t been subscribing to the 73,863 X-Men books: here’s a primer for […]

All-New X-Men #20

The Original X-Men and Kitty Pryde, now teamed up with Cyclops try to make nice with X-23 (Laura Kinney) who freaks the heck out -partially because the Charles Xavier School is housed in the Weapon X facility but even more so since she almost died in the Arena and then was hunted by a religious […]

X-Men #7

Brian Wood’s book is back! post-Battle of the Atom, post-some weird scandal/accusations against Brian Wood, post-Kitty Pryde leaving the “team” We begin in Bogota, Colombia. The just-eighteen Ana Cortez inherited a fortune from her father, a tycoon with diversifications in oil, real estate and weapons. Travelling with Reiko, she takes an injection and Reiko calls […]