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When he created the X-Men, Charles Xavier’s primary mission, in the short term, was to create a safe haven for mutants. In the long term, his goal was to create a perceived perfect world where… [more]
Sequart’s newest book, Thomas J. McLean’s Mutant Cinema: The X-Men Trilogy from Comics to Screen, has gone to press and will be available for purchase soon. The book examines the X-Men film trilogy from the ground… [more]
The upcoming Wolverine film, from 20th Century Fox, now has an official title and release date. The scheduled release date is 1 May 2009. This falls on the first official weekend of summer. As for… [more]
After the industry’s expansion, through the use of direct distribution, comic books matured into a more intelligent and enjoyable entertainment. As readership of independent and underground comics increased, new characters emerged with dark and complicated… [more]
Oh my god, that was so unbelievably AWFUL. Even the front cover, on which Marc Silvestri does an homage to, of all people, Greg Land???? How poor is that decision? If I were in the… [more]
WARNING: There are some SPOILERS AHEAD… Welcome to the second House of Marvel article, brought to you by me, Jake Willis, via the wonderful world of Sequart.com. As announced in the last column, this week… [more]
“Stop, vile villain!” shouts the Generic Superhero. “Never, I will kill my victim(s) if you fail to do as I say,” replies the Generic Villain After a tense standoff, our intrepid Generic Superhero comes up… [more]
Hey, there, good lookin’! It’s time for another helping of Tact is for the Week, the article that would definitely cop a feel from other articles on a crowded bus! This article is a special… [more]
The quest is a simple one: There are a lot of crossovers out there for you to dive into, and Sequart is going to try to steer you toward the better ones. Welcome to a… [more]
Grant Morrison made me care about the X-Men for the first time. Oh, I’d read the X-Men. I liked the ideas behind “Days of Future Past” and “The Dark Phoenix Saga.” I just didn’t care.
Dabel Brothers and Devil’s Due Having a Bit of a TiffThe comic book industry is just a reality show waiting to happen. CrossGen can breathe a momentary sigh of relief as Dabel Bros. and Devil’s… [more]
ApologiaThe Comics Blotter has been absent for a month while I worked on other projects. As such, we are coving the last month of news, with new stories given some preference in our line-up. A… [more]
Wolverine would have been a good recurring character in The Incredible Hulk, where he first appeared. And I would have defended him, retractable claws and all. But he can’t really sustain his own book, nor being… [more]
I’m told that there’s been a lot of e-mail in response to the last column, and what’s apparently called “printouts” of it has been sent to me, since I don’t do e-mail myself.
It’s funny that it’s so resoundingly universally accepted. It’s been repeated so many times, from everyone from fans and comics professionals to scholars, that it’s become an article of faith.