Tag Archives: Cyclops

Character highlight #18: Jean Grey/Phoenix

Name: Jean Grey-Summers Affil­i­a­tion: X-Men, X-Factor, The Twelve, X-Terminators, Phoenix Corps Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Omega-level telepa­thy; telekine­sis; Phoenix Force, which grants the abil­ity to travel unaided through space; psion­i­cally manip­u­late mat­ter and any form of energy; cre­ate pow­er­ful “cos­mic” fire; res­ur­rect … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men: The Last Stand 20th Cen­tury Fox/Marvel Enter­tain­ment, 2006   X-cruciatingly bad x-ecution   We get that the X-Men film prop­er­ties reside in a dif­fer­ent uni­verse than the comic book ver­sion. And we have no prob­lems sus­pend­ing dis­be­lief when asked. But … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #10: Just where did Charles Xavier go wrong?

Charles Xavier: For­mer leader of the X-Men, founder of the Xavier Insti­tute for Higher Learn­ing. Morally ambigu­ous leader who mind wipes foes. Yes, Xavier is capa­ble of great things and then there’s that ten­dency for him to get into the … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #09: Cable

REAL NAME: Nathan Christo­pher Charles Sum­mers AFFILIATION: X-Men, New Mutants/X-Force, Six Pack SPECIAL ABILITIES: Telekine­sis and telepa­thy. Enhanced eye­sight through his techno-organic eye and enhanced strength and dura­bil­ity in parts affected by the virus. Cable is also pro­fi­cient in most weaponry … Con­tinue read­ing

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Animated property review: X-Men The Animated Series

X-Men the Ani­mated Series Vol. 1  |  Buena Vista Home Enter­tain­ment, 2009 X-Men ori­gins told cor­rectly If there ever was a quin­tes­sen­tial prop­erty in the 1990s of comic book ori­gin, it’s X-Men the Ani­mated Series. The Fox sta­ple in the early … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #01: Cyclops

NAME: Scott Sum­mers AFFILIATION: X-Men BACKGROUND: As a child, Scott Sum­mers and his brother Alex were involved in a plane crash after their plane was attacked by the Shi’ar Empire. Their mother, Kather­ine, pushed the boys out of the plane … Con­tinue read­ing

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