Tag Archives: X-Men

Marvel character highlight #05: Colossus

Name: Piotr Niko­laievitch Rasputin Affil­i­a­tion: X-Men, Excal­ibur, Acolytes Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Cov­ers his entire body in an organic metal outer shell that ren­ders him imper­vi­ous to most dam­age. While in his trans­formed state, he has super­hu­man strength and endurance. Back­ground: Piotr … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #04: Juggernaut

NAME: Cain Marko AFFILIATION: Broth­er­hood of Evil Mutants, X-Men SPECIAL ABILITIES: Unstop­pable force once mov­ing, super­hu­man strength, endurance and immor­tal­ity through the gem of Cyt­torak. BACKGROUND: Cain Marko became part of Charles Xavier’s fam­ily through the mar­riage of his father and … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #03: Sentinel

NAME: Sen­tinel AFFILIATION: Sen­tinel pro­gram SPECIAL ABILITIES: Mutant track­ing BACKGROUND:  Sci­en­tist Boliviar Trask, as a way to stop the per­ceived mutant threat to human­ity, cre­ated the orig­i­nal Sen­tinels. Trask received government-funds to research his work into elim­i­nat­ing mutants and this … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #02: Phoenix Saga Woes

Oh where to start about why I despise the Phoenix saga of the X-Men? OK, I know that started out a lit­tle harsh, but we are talk­ing about the Phoenix saga after all, and it’s one of the few story arcs … 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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Comic property review: ‘X-Men’

X-Men Twen­ti­eth Cen­tury Fox, 2000 Mutant peace­seek­ers find suc­cess in first of tril­ogy If you get around some of the changes to the sil­ver screen adap­ta­tion of Jack Kirby and Stan Lee’s merry band of mutants, you’re bound to find … Con­tinue read­ing

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