Posts Tagged 'X-Men'



LGBTQ Superhero Marriage Equality Memes (Vol. 2)

Stormwatch’s Apollo and Midnighter Kissing

‘Stormwatch’s’ Apollo and Midnighter Kissing

I enjoyed making the first batch of LGBTQ superhero marriage equality memes so much that I decided to do another. Plus, as Baby Nightsoil pointed out in the comments, there are a few major same-sex comic book couples that I overlooked in the first round.

Just like last time, if there’s one you like, please feel free to pass it around, use it as your profile pic, etc. but please include a link back to my site. Continue reading ‘LGBTQ Superhero Marriage Equality Memes (Vol. 2)’

LGBTQ Superhero Marriage Equality Memes

Andy Khouri's Batwoman and The Question marriage equality meme

Andy Khouri’s Batwoman and The Question marriage equality meme

Shamelessly inspired by Andy Khouri’s excellent Batwoman and The Question marriage equality meme, I’ve decided to make a few of my own.

I considered making my own Batwoman meme, but ultimately decided that Khouri’s was perfect and I should just focus on some other LGBTQ superheroes.

If you see one you like, please feel free to use it as your profile pic, pass it around, etc. If you do, a link back would be appreciated. Continue reading ‘LGBTQ Superhero Marriage Equality Memes’

The X-Women Are Taking Over ‘X-Men’ this April

X-Women starring in X-Men as part of Marvel NOW!News broke this week that Brian Wood and Olivier Coipe’s new on-going X-Men title will feature an all-female cast.

And as if that wasn’t enough to get me excited about the book, Wood recently told USA Today that X-Men will star Jubilee. I’ll be honest; I’m a sucker for anything with a well-written Jubliee. Throw in Storm, Kitty Pryde, Rogue, Rachel Grey, and Psylocke, and it’s a who’s who of my favorite X-Men.

The announcement has been pretty well received, but there has been a bit of criticism regarding the series’ name. Continue reading ‘The X-Women Are Taking Over ‘X-Men’ this April’

The Avengers Vs X-Men: What it Could Have Been

Captain America, Spider-Man, Iron Man and crew against Cyclops and the X-MenIt’s safe to say that I had mixed feelings when Marvel first announced Avengers Vs. X-Men. As readers of this site will know, I prefer my comic books to contain a little more depth than who can hit who the hardest.

If this was simply going to be a fight book, part of me respected their truth in advertising.

But now that it’s over, I can finally say: good riddance.

The vast majority of the book was completely unnecessary. Kind of like putting Captain America or Thor in repulsor armor… which they did. Continue reading ‘The Avengers Vs X-Men: What it Could Have Been’

Sex, Race, and Sexual Orientation in the X-Men (Part 3 of the Six Month Superhero Census)

Cyclops, Storm, Emma Frost, Magneto, Namor, Danger, Colossus, MagikPlease note that this is the final part of my quantitative six month superhero census. To read it from the beginning, see Sex, Race, and Sexual Orientation in the Justice League (Part 1 of the Six Month Superhero Census).

Also, please note that the following information is part of a larger year-long superhero census. This data is only reflective of X-Men comics (all ongoing titles, one-shots, and miniseries) released from January to June of 2012. Continue reading ‘Sex, Race, and Sexual Orientation in the X-Men (Part 3 of the Six Month Superhero Census)’


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