Events in the pages of comic books can be scary. I’m not talking about alien invasions, horror stories, or a Hulk-sized arch-nemesis stomping through a city. Sure. Some of those stories have woken me up in the middle of the night in sweats, but stories about hate and prejudice really get to me. They chill […]
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In 1974, a suggestion was made by then-Marvel President Al Landau to introduce an international team of super-heroes that could then be sold in various countries. Marvel’s Editor-in-Chief at the time, Roy Thomas, felt this request could serve as an excellent means of reviving the X-Men, and assigned writer Len Wein and artist Dave Cockrum […]
How often can you get a copy of X-Men #1, signed by one literary legend, to another? There’s quite literally only of these in the world, kids, and you can own it. Click here to buy!
“Jean Grey could have lived to become a god. But it was more important to her that she die…a human.” This won’t surprise most of you, but I’d never picked up an X-Men comic before two weeks ago. I know. Feel free to shame me. It didn’t happen for various reasons including lack of time, […]
It’s our favorite time of the month here at Blastoff, when we unveil our newest banner by our Artist-in-Residence Elena Casagrande! Click the image for a closer look at Elena’s vision of the X-Men!