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I use this to talk about the X-Men and post superhero/comic book/film stuff from my blog. Mostly the former tbh.

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Joined Twitter 3/19/19


@excel522 @MagnetoRocks I don’t want to diminish anybody who loved RoS, but I can tell you that I personally defini… https://t.co/sgwuvaABwA @MagnetoRocks @excel522 On that second point I’m certainly not going to argue. I think we should’ve gotten that sub… https://t.co/XIAUDYg29x @MagnetoRocks @excel522 See, I don’t count that as the start. I count the struggle beforehand, I count Finn trying to hold Kylo off @MagnetoRocks @excel522 And while you can argue successfully that Luke vs. Kylo isn’t a duel, I honestly don’t thin… https://t.co/ArixinS3sg @MagnetoRocks @excel522 I’d argue that’s true of Luke vs. Vader (Cloud City edition) too. It’s literally the first… https://t.co/7tehdevN4b @MagnetoRocks @excel522 That said, I do think IX kinda drops the ball there. I think there are fights with touches… https://t.co/6UTM6ZkoHG @MagnetoRocks @excel522 Idk, I honestly think that’s the nostalgia talking. I sincerely think today’s kids will thi… https://t.co/ZkkGEjANf0 @MagnetoRocks @excel522 Idk, I think the Sequels are very much in line with the OT as far as lightsaber duels. Ther… https://t.co/MwEoMhaS2hJustice League Re-View- I actually had to hand this off to another writer midway through. Any and all flaws are ent… https://t.co/Sfzxa9egboOh, I am super into this. Nazi Hunters in the 70s, with this cast? Hell yeah. https://t.co/mkW0aHdfww
1/22
2020
I get people ask a lot “how do you do it all” and I always jokingly say “I cry a lot” but holy heck this explains a… https://t.co/rFGbMRZ7Lm
Retweeted by Whacha Watcher @zachrabiroff @MagnetoRocks @rooneg @excel522 @tragiculous @RobertSecundus @revel_nir Like, I get why people are as… https://t.co/JhUEi2k5Xh @zachrabiroff @MagnetoRocks @rooneg @excel522 @tragiculous @RobertSecundus @revel_nir Or you don’t. Star Wars built… https://t.co/xwrVERrkHT @rooneg @excel522 @MagnetoRocks @tragiculous @RobertSecundus @revel_nir @zachrabiroff Hydra=Schrodinger’s Nazis. Th… https://t.co/7OXhGgFdEg @tragiculous @RobertSecundus @excel522 @MagnetoRocks @revel_nir @zachrabiroff @rooneg It went way too far on allego… https://t.co/8O4lz8n9Ld @MagnetoRocks @zachrabiroff @RobertSecundus @excel522 @revel_nir @rooneg It says a lot in general about that era th… https://t.co/1kZW8xOR4N @excel522 @RobertSecundus @MagnetoRocks @revel_nir @zachrabiroff @rooneg I mean, they did show that bit in Secret E… https://t.co/mXP3tUO4HI @RobertSecundus @MagnetoRocks @revel_nir @zachrabiroff @rooneg @excel522 Things that are off the table: Cap (cuz Sp… https://t.co/bJkxOc5j6o @RobertSecundus @MagnetoRocks @revel_nir @zachrabiroff @rooneg @excel522 Editorial mandate: you have to use Carol a… https://t.co/YL2F9sA6HY @RobertSecundus @MagnetoRocks @revel_nir @zachrabiroff @rooneg @excel522 Most answers are either “editorial mandate… https://t.co/SHdmS8oYFA @excel522 @MagnetoRocks @rooneg @zachrabiroff @RobertSecundus Fear Itself had some fun stuff spin out if it though,… https://t.co/nR51lLoxW0 @tragiculous @excel522 @RobertSecundus @rooneg @MagnetoRocks @zachrabiroff I like Cates in general, but Death of In… https://t.co/1KHiYvKSg5 @excel522 @RobertSecundus @rooneg @MagnetoRocks @zachrabiroff I’ve also read it all, and this is accurate. You’ll e… https://t.co/4WrsdQcdwT @rooneg @MagnetoRocks @zachrabiroff @excel522 @RobertSecundus If everything is truly EVERYTHING, Zach will become l… https://t.co/7a1CMEXeIw @RobertSecundus @zachrabiroff @excel522 @MagnetoRocks Pretty sure that a sequence of failed relationships with guys… https://t.co/d7i0qn5ICI @RobertSecundus @zachrabiroff @excel522 @MagnetoRocks Who all happen to be named Peter, somehow @zachrabiroff @RobertSecundus @excel522 @MagnetoRocks It’s because somebody at Marvel would rather her be Peter-sexual than gay, I guess @DaveShevlin88 I sometimes think about the missed opportunity for a modern Castlevania revival and I just want to c… https://t.co/8aKDEP6QRY @excel522 @RobertSecundus @LeviPTompkins Oh, I more meant the bits relating to Madelyne Prior. Plus, I’m not going… https://t.co/IwAhnOO1La @excel522 @RobertSecundus @LeviPTompkins If he said that, I suddenly become convinced we’re actually getting that Inferno follow-up. @RobertSecundus @AngstyX And of the three, Williams has already written a popular one-shot within the past couple y… https://t.co/NYMoAwb3e0 @RobertSecundus @AngstyX It’s literally like: 1. Jean/other Phoenix hosts 2. the Wolverine family 3. Illyana @RobertSecundus @AngstyX I get why people assume it’ll just be glossed over, but 1) “mutant gets resurrected withou… https://t.co/YvOWHtouzL
1/21
2020
@ASmith_Petersen I still can’t believe they did it twice.Watching the Star War. This movie is a MASTERCLASS in how to avoid writing. Plot: *poses a question* Movie: SHUT… https://t.co/9rYc1ZimVx
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1/20
2020
People are like "Zack, why are you the way you are?" And I'm all "babe, I love you but I gotta tell you every deta… https://t.co/cKr7tKYVQu
Retweeted by Whacha Watcher @XavierFiles @RobertSecundus My personal favorite is Robot Magneto AKA Megatron, whose name I just realized is lite… https://t.co/KOXwfYnT3N @zachrabiroff @tragiculous @RobertSecundus You can sometimes make money off short stories if you’re already a marke… https://t.co/xFCTgpxFgz @tragiculous But your larger point of holding resurrections back is spot-on. I was thinking about it yesterday. The… https://t.co/VzqienXxyG @tragiculous I just tend to think that Jean’s resurrection deserved something special and separate, considering how… https://t.co/3Avai0q7Br @tragiculous I agree, but I think it should’ve been Logan and Scott. Jean had some good material in X-Men Red. But… https://t.co/xYjL4bEtvh
1/19
2020
@RobertSecundus This wins seventeen Academy Awards, including both actress categories despite only having one femal… https://t.co/BNt6O2MXtb @RobertSecundus @zachrabiroff You lose best picture to a milquetoast meditation on race relations targeted at white… https://t.co/DvTgMyfbvT
1/18
2020
@MagnetoRocks @RobertSecundus @aliastager CotA does seem like that, at least to me. Especially with how Vita has ta… https://t.co/dfm6YM7Zlp @JosieKendamu @XavierFiles This is 80% the same roster and 100% the same reasoning as mine. I just swapped Kurt for Ororo. @XavierFiles I wouldn’t get super weird with it. Scott, Jean, Logan, Emma, Storm“I’m gonna steal the Declaration of Independence...again.” https://t.co/WmmKwenOfZfandom: gets popular fandom: gets more content fandom: also gets more drama me: humankind cannot gain anything… https://t.co/HlY6Evduhs
Retweeted by Whacha Watcher @tragiculous You might be tempted to assume my comparison is a reach. I would just like to assure you that it is no… https://t.co/jOYmv5ZOX8As if Fire Emblem: Three Houses wasn’t already giving X-fans the hard sell, they just announced a DLC where you literally meet the Morlocks. @excel522 @RobertSecundus I think there may be a disconnect among the fans and the pros because some of Bendis’s fl… https://t.co/dCfpXDq9uq @excel522 @RobertSecundus I think people these days tend to downplay how influential Bendis is, but if you actually… https://t.co/v67EahTS12 @MagnetoRocks @excel522 That character (Juston Seyfert) was just terrible decisions all the way down. He ended up b… https://t.co/b9UimgmzfJ @MagnetoRocks @excel522 Oh yeah, that was BAD, especially considering it’s an important plot point IN THAT SERIES t… https://t.co/lSzPpnV0Jr @MagnetoRocks @excel522 In fairness, Morrison first pulled that stunt back in Here Comes Tomorrow. But yeah, not a great idea. @excel522 @MagnetoRocks Actually, building off that, it’s why them ever allying with Shaw always rubbed me the wron… https://t.co/hrLbNbxmZ8 @excel522 @MagnetoRocks They have so often underplayed how seriously mutants would take the iconography of the Sentinel. @excel522 @MagnetoRocks I haven’t read that stuff in a while, but that’s how I remember it. But to your larger poin… https://t.co/TXx2GCw14s @excel522 @MagnetoRocks Very much so, EVEN IN LATTER DAY CLAREMONT STUFF. Remember when Storm led a squad of X-Men to become cops? @MagnetoRocks While softened to accommodate their place in corporate art, there’s been a DEEP distrust of the milit… https://t.co/CGO57Rvdec @MagnetoRocks I actually think the MCU has been slowly shifting in a direction that would accommodate a more overtl… https://t.co/poNHguKW03Anyway, I know this is a little rambling, but it’s been on my mind recently, as I’ve been consuming FAR too much X-Men content.I don’t have time to unpack each, but I think I could break down how several DoX books represent a point of tension… https://t.co/YHeeJaoH91I’d like to note, however, that the new HoXPoXDoX stuff implicitly invoked the idea I’m talking about here. Part of… https://t.co/FMgb45OekGThe Club’s place in X-history is pretty entrenched in the text historically. I’d just like to see it played up more… https://t.co/4oEz9oAloVPart of the reason I’m big on playing up Shaw and the Hellfire Club is that I frankly think they make a more compel… https://t.co/DlFKOei827Honestly, the smartest thing the MCU could do when adapting the X-Men is to not rehash the Xavier and Magneto dynam… https://t.co/YQE8WujyzdWe don’t want to get too into the weeds here, so let’s not tackle all of that here. But I think we could really imp… https://t.co/c9zsFxCm9tNow, these two spectrums aren’t the only defining factors of major ideologies presented in X-Men comics. You also h… https://t.co/GW0dsEHB30Anyway, moving on. If you don’t think of these as binaries, but rather as spectrums, a huge number of mutant charac… https://t.co/IQRRAHgPQlIt should be noted that in the seminal Claremont run, 4 is generally a much bigger threat than 2, at least when the… https://t.co/4NAQyB0NHh4. Secret Domination- This is the view of Sebastian Shaw and the Hellfire Club. Greater power can be gained through… https://t.co/AFF5vnQcEe3. Secret Coexistence- This is the view of Callisto and the Morlocks. Public coexistence is impossible, so mutants… https://t.co/EeDmEHt15N2. Public Domination- This is Magneto’s original and frequent belief. Human bigotry precludes peaceful coexistence,… https://t.co/MfeGuZJyAp1. Public Coexistence- This is Xavier’s proverbial dream, and is represented by the X-Men. Mutants should openly in… https://t.co/JSRjlVaEfFAs early as the early Claremont run, there are at least four competing ideologies re: the role of mutants in the wo… https://t.co/Oz2SXa3QY3X-Thread Incoming: You know one thing I’d really like to see future X-Men stuff move away from? The binary paradigm… https://t.co/3nvCh5nLiO
1/17
2020
@XavierFiles When has revisiting the idea of God Loves, Man Kills ever been a bad idea? @rooneg @MagnetoRocks Emma is one of the primary focuses of a targeted X-Men re-read I’m doing, and discovering MU… https://t.co/3QAUM1OpYa @excel522 @mistaketheory Lysithea is an unfair comparison because she’s just the best mage in the game, no contest.… https://t.co/NqMoh1JHCc @excel522 @mistaketheory Dorothea’s edge is in versatility. She has a better spell list with Thoron and Meteor and… https://t.co/2pS80nmi4n @mistaketheory @excel522 Of course, as with any Fire Emblem character, it’s also possible you just got unlucky with… https://t.co/31a8SNO0m6 @mistaketheory @excel522 You do need to build her in particular ways, but she’s amazing in those particular niches.… https://t.co/FxpcIsasNv @excel522 @mistaketheory Nope. Just Sylvain. There’s no counterpart. You always have to recruit Dorothea the old-fa… https://t.co/0pMW9m1vpn @excel522 @mistaketheory Personally, I suspect that’s part of why they went ahead with the gag of making him auto j… https://t.co/SvIwq5pJkZ @excel522 @mistaketheory Actually, the church route is the one that covers who and what Byleth actually is, but tha… https://t.co/HjmyCayLEW @excel522 @mistaketheory In general, one of my few criticisms of the game is that the Monastery sections are way to… https://t.co/WNlnVdsOR6 @excel522 @mistaketheory Honestly, the only reason I’d ever suggest a non-completionist do the Church route is if t… https://t.co/cssww3ppDX @excel522 If I’m being perfectly honest, the Church route is like 95% just a bad rehash of Golden Deer. All but one… https://t.co/TEEo7uLYUsTo be clear: I feel bad, but I’ll still absolutely destroy you with my new anime swordperson on the new Garreg Mach… https://t.co/i4DZt5AqY7To everybody sad about Byleth getting announced for Smash in lieu of a non-Fire Emblem character: I am sorry. This… https://t.co/f9O6F2T97oPlease help me, I just downloaded the KHIII Re:Mind pre-order theme for my PS4 and it just plays “Dearly Beloved” o… https://t.co/M5pJoIn433 @excel522 @RobertSecundus @Lots47 @xmenbutgay I always assumed they just realized they didn’t want to pull a DC. Wh… https://t.co/5v23nK6ECd @excel522 @MagnetoRocks I don’t really have any need to see IvX revisited anytime soon, but it’s gonna happen the n… https://t.co/9YvGccZqiC @excel522 @CrushingComics There’s just so many of them. Even with all the resurrections (both shown and implied), e… https://t.co/57ADe0tK8a @RobertSecundus @excel522 @xmenbutgay Yeah definitely, I’m just saying that in the actual Marvel Presents story it’… https://t.co/nkDvSKNJaA @excel522 @CrushingComics I’m actually intrigued in this story because it seems Hickman is undoing the latter eleme… https://t.co/GLNOmGQDGt @excel522 @RobertSecundus @xmenbutgay He set a story in the time Cross-time Caper era of Excalibur where Kurt runs… https://t.co/CVPOP0eRaH @excel522 Well, I’ll see soon. That’s the next slate of stuff for me to tackle. @excel522 @RobertSecundus @xmenbutgay Mostly because I just read it recently, so it’s a fresh wound, but also becau… https://t.co/tfMBpdyy5i
1/16
2020

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