Tag Archives: X-Men

Marvel Character Highlight #36: Gambit

Name: Remy Etienne LeBeau Alias: Gambit, Horseman of Death Affiliation: X-Men, Thieves Guild, Excalibur, X-Factor, Marauders, Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Chevaliers, X-Treme Sanctions Executive, Crimson Pirates, Unified Guild of New Orleans Special abilities: Kinetic “charging” of potential energy in objects/beings, … Continue reading

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Top 5 List: X-Men Villains edition

1. Magneto: Professor Xavier’s best friend-turned-arch nemesis is the quintessential arch villain. Magneto is always a threat, no matter where he is on Earth or in the universe. You can count on him to oppose the X-Men on general principle, … Continue reading

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Top 5 on The Strip: Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Top-Tier edition

Storm The weather witch has always been a fan favorite and is consistently top tier in the Versus series. She’s no different in Marvel vs. Capcom 2. Her rushdown skills, potent super moves, and ability to work well with other … Continue reading

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Marvel character highlight #32: Captain Marvel

Name: Carol Susan Jane Danvers/Car-Ell Alias: Binary, Warbird, Ms. Marvel, Catherine Donovan Affiliation: Avengers, A-Force, Alpha Flight Space Program, Guardians of the Galaxy, Infinity Watch, Mighty Avengers, NASA, New Avengers, S.H.I.E.L.D., Starjammers, Ultimates, United States Air Force, X-Men Special abilities: … Continue reading

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Top 5 on the Strip: Comic book squads edition

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The green crew with attitude shows up on a variety of our favorite lists. We grew up in an era where the Turtles ruled everything for a good solid three years, culminating with the second live-action … Continue reading

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Top 5 on the Strip: Comic book games edition

1. Marvel vs. Capcom series If there were ever a polarizing yet fun fighting game, it’s probably Marvel vs. Capcom. The first few Versus games are fun yet broken, but you don’t know broken until you get to Marvel vs. … Continue reading

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Marvel character highlight #23: Pyslocke

Name: Elizabeth Braddock Alias: Betsy, Betts, Kwannon, Lady Mandarin, Captain Britain, Lady Briton, Death Affiliation: X-Men, Captain Britain Corps, X-Force, S.T.R.I.K.E., Extinction Team, the Mandarin, Sisterhood of Mutants, Exiles, Hand, Hellfire Club, Horsemen of the Apocalypse, X.S.E. Special abilities: Psylocke … Continue reading

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Top 5 on The Strip: Animated superhero cartoons

1. Batman: The Animated Series The standard bearer for modern superhero cartoons, Batman: The Animated Series was gritty, dark and fresh off the success of Batman Returns. It’s well-drawn with a neat art deco style and the voice acting set … Continue reading

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Marvel character highlight #22: Iceman

Name: Robert Louis Drake Alias: Iceman, Bobby Drake, Frozen One, Frosty, Drake Roberts, Iceface, Iceheart Affiliation: X-Men, X-Factor, Murder Circus, Excelsiors, The Twelve, Chosen, Defenders, Secret Defenders, Champions Special abilities: Iceman is classified as an “omega-level mutant.” Iceman can lower … Continue reading

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Top 5 on The Strip: Best X-Men arcs

1. God Loves, Man Kills The mutant struggle against one of the X-Men’s most human protagonists is a tragic tale of self hate and bigotry. It’s easily one of the most sorrowful tales of the lengths homosapiens will go to … Continue reading

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