Tag Archives: X-Men

Strip Talk #17: When the X-Men ruled the weekend

I grew up in a house­hold where Sat­ur­days were prized affairs of lazi­ness and doing absolutely as lit­tle as pos­si­ble. Mostly, we sat around read­ing romance nov­els (my mom), play­ing cards or board games or doing a lit­tle house­work well … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel Character Highlight #15: Storm

Name: Ororo Munroe Affil­i­a­tion: X-Men, Avengers, Fan­tas­tic Four, Lady Lib­er­a­tors, Mor­locks, Hell­fire Club, The Twelve Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Weather-natured sor­cery. Storm is capa­ble of com­plete con­trol over the weather and all aspects deal­ing with the envi­ron­ment within the atmos­phere over a … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: God Loves, Man Kills

God Loves, Man Kills Mar­vel Comics, 1982 God loves, but man kills dis­crim­i­na­tively In the dark recesses of the human soul lies a need to per­se­cute. Every being that can afford to call itself human has the poten­tial and incli­na­tion to … 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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Marvel character highlight #08: Marrow

NAME: Sarah; last name may be Rush­man AFFILIATION: Mor­locks; Weapon X, X-Men, Gene Nation, S.H.I.E.L.D. SPECIAL ABILITIES: Rapidly re-grow the pro­trud­ing bone spurs that pro­trude from her body, and which she uses as weapons. She also pos­sesses two hearts and … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 list: Worst comic book movies

Chances are, if you’re comic book fanat­ics like we are at Gam­ing Insur­rec­tion, you’ve seen one of the movies on this list. If you soak up over­act­ing, tired drama and non­sen­si­cal plots with ham­fisted writ­ing, you’ve seen every­thing on this … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #07: Magneto

Name: Unre­vealed; uses the name Erik Mag­nus Lehn­sh­err Affil­i­a­tions: Broth­er­hood of Evil Mutants, Charles Xavier, the X-Men, the New Mutants Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Abil­ity to manip­u­late mag­net­ism and all forms of elec­tro­mag­netic energy Back­ground: Lit­tle is known about the ori­gins of … 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 #06: Rogue

Name: Anna Marie Affil­i­a­tion: X-Men, Broth­er­hood of Evil Mutants Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Absorbs — some­times per­ma­nently — the life force and psy­che of an indi­vid­ual that she touches with skin-to-skin con­tact. With absorp­tion from mutants, Rogue can tem­porar­ily or per­ma­nently use the … Con­tinue read­ing

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