The Iceman Cometh Out: On Representation in Comics

So, if you’re a Marvel Comics fan, and even if you’re not, you might have heard the news that Bobby Drake, Iceman, one of the original X-Men, has been revealed to be gay. It’s a surprising development, but one that many fans have either suspected or hoped for based on his past failures in relationships….

Pitching Fox's X-Men Show

Image via CBR, art by Paul Smith I’ve had a few jokey pitches for shows and movies on here. This post is not that. I’ve been an X-Nerd since I was in single digits. Fox is working on a live action X-Men show, and the last thing I want to see is another Generation X…

X-Men: Days of Future Past Review

  Just under a decade ago, Bryan Singer decided to leave the X-Men movie franchise to direct Superman Returns. Most assumed that this was the end of Singer with the X-franchise. But the director hasn’t been able to find anything that’s really worked for him since then. Superman did well at the box office, but…

The Past and Future of the X-Men movies

Given Marvel Studio’s success with the Avengers and their Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), movie studios have been eager to make universes themselves. Sony has their idiotic Spider-Man plan (the Sinister Six movie that no one ever wanted!), Warner Bros has their dark and brooding DC Universe, and Fox has the X-Men and Fantastic Four, which…