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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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Look, it’s not a perfect theory. But after re-reading, I’m convinced there’s more to what’s going on than seems app… https://t.co/hZ3m2KS1WpCould be because Lockheed returned and showed Emma what happened. Could be because Rachel is now part of X-Factor.… https://t.co/i48eHDKctTHere’s the big question then; what changed? It Xavier was previously blocking the resurrection, why approve one las… https://t.co/sqnkSQ0j1UAnd as for letting her stay dead? Xavier said it back in HoXPoX; they need Shaw for the time being. And they can’t… https://t.co/SV1bKSToMDI’ve said this before, but Kate’s power could be a problem for Charles, Erik, and Moira. She can wander anywhere, a… https://t.co/t5wmbXJbbkIt’s not exactly unprecedented in the DoX era for Xavier to keep a an inconvenient mutant out of the way, even if t… https://t.co/rTCy1yE3m7Why is that odd? Well, because it seems like the Quiet Council has some form of special priority in the queue. When… https://t.co/AyJWKYr8TIAdding fuel to the fire, when Xavier reinstalls Kate’s Cerebro backup into her body, the backup conveniently cuts o… https://t.co/lTGHnmUw1OWell, maybe he didn’t miss it. And maybe he couldn’t risk Emma figuring it out. Because maybe he had a vested inter… https://t.co/A3EgPPKrOXGoing back to 1, isn’t it odd Xavier didn’t figure it out? He knows Kate and he knows how her powers work. Plus he’… https://t.co/ZH7KPqZKpOWhat if Xavier intentionally locked Kate out of the Krakoan Gate system, and also intentionally left Kate dead? But… https://t.co/BjXHpZKxiFAnd that leads to the second issue. The lack of connection between Kate’s resurrection and gate problems. But what… https://t.co/MO5G6tuBudFor the last failed attempt prior to the successful attempt, Xavier makes the call to leave Kate dead...for now. An… https://t.co/h6FgVOTLuEIt’s worth noting that Emma and Kurt are definitively responsible for this attempt succeeding. Kurt identifies the… https://t.co/VXWw8Fpcb9There are two prior attempts to resurrect Kate shown, and Emma isn’t present for either. She tries to be for the fi… https://t.co/pHmqbygNeWAs to the first part, maybe it’s not so odd that Emma didn’t figure it out at first. Because Emma apparently wasn’t… https://t.co/skzPnmJx2EI thought Kate’s resurrection this issue was a little anticlimactic. First, I thought it a little odd that Emma so… https://t.co/tOLML9j81lSo I have a small Marauders theory I’d like to throw out there, addressing something from today’s issue. I got curi… https://t.co/Q9r2zY82vk @tragiculous @MagnetoRocks @AngstyX It comes back to something I’ve slowly been coming to terms with, which is that… https://t.co/El0MrvpqBE @tragiculous @MagnetoRocks @AngstyX It retroactively makes the arc’s pacing really weird, right? That’s not just me? @tragiculous @MagnetoRocks @AngstyX For my part, I thought it was some fine but not spectacular art punctuated by s… https://t.co/dN6J5eBfTh @tragiculous @MagnetoRocks @AngstyX It’s wild seeing the breadth of opinion on this book. I sometimes feel like it… https://t.co/YOLaC2JpEi @AngstyX @MagnetoRocks I thought it was good, but I’ll say you’re def not the first person I’ve seen say it was bad.
8/13
2020
Here it is - the trailer for our new sidequest - 🏴‍☠️DIMENSION 20: PIRATES OF LEVIATHAN 🐭😾🧜👼🪀🦜 #d20spoilershttps://t.co/xU6u6yaK0z
Retweeted by Whacha Watcher @excel522 @MagnetoRocks @ComicsSteve On a related note: in my ongoing attempt to read every X-Men book, I’ve made i… https://t.co/gI3raYlvE4 @excel522 @MagnetoRocks @ComicsSteve Real 616 Logan was technically back, but he was captured and brainwashed by th… https://t.co/5QXC1QW7MC @excel522 @MagnetoRocks @ComicsSteve It was the future version that had the Phoenix! Which I think only got reveale… https://t.co/8TkKIRs9XN @excel522 @MagnetoRocks @ComicsSteve Remember how Marvel made a big deal about Logan coming back in Marvel Legacy,… https://t.co/j3wCGz5qOh @excel522 @MagnetoRocks @ComicsSteve I more meant that current day Logan never brings it up when the Phoenix comes… https://t.co/J71zsO694f @MagnetoRocks @excel522 @ComicsSteve I also enjoyed it well enough. It’s just got some weird elements that seem lik… https://t.co/yrJC6CZEfR @MagnetoRocks I think X-twitter is surprised because most aren’t pulling Avengers right now, and also the run has g… https://t.co/j4ouF95ryi @MagnetoRocks @excel522 @ComicsSteve It’s always weird to get reminded that book is still in-canon. @excel522 I almost feel like it has to be pretty disconnected from the X-line, just because of how long ago this Av… https://t.co/WvS4E88Iov @excel522 It would be kinda funny if the reason the DoX era has been Phoenix free was because the Avengers book called dibs back in 2017 @maliciousglee “We can’t just make this X-lady queer!” But trying to make her straight hasn’t exactly been riveting… https://t.co/ldVI33HBrT @maliciousglee And it makes me so mad because for so many of them there’s this wonderful queer subtext already laid… https://t.co/xOlzt2nFDS @maliciousglee It is collectively Some Bullshit
8/12
2020
I hate this. I’m so tired.I’m not so naive as to think everybody will make it through a Biden/Harris administration. But I’m pretty sure thos… https://t.co/CtrR27sT4KI really do not like Biden and Harris. I think they’re irrevocably entrenched in a broken system, and they’ve both… https://t.co/Rla9LZf0y5This all sucks. But since unfortunately we’re functionally facing a binary choice, I guess I’ll take the one where… https://t.co/X5bd38hLt2Look, here’s all I’ll say about the Veep nom; in many cases Biden and Harris won’t do the right thing unless bullie… https://t.co/cFxISwckwS
8/11
2020
@BigDadEnergy_ I adore ANW, and I’m fairly positive on the other two. But I’ve been reading through that era as par… https://t.co/7mFPlEfiTq @BigDadEnergy_ Oh, I just meant of the three actual X-Men titled books, Extraordinary, All-New, and Uncanny. @BigDadEnergy_ It’s somehow still the best X-Men book of the IvX era, but that says more about the absolute nosediv… https://t.co/8qVbDoIWae
8/9
2020
@excel522 @GhosttGray Honestly, Invincible frequently managed to be the definitional example of a superficially “ma… https://t.co/mHIRqr5ZRG
8/6
2020
@excel522 I don’t think they’re terribly similar personality wise, and I think what similarities they do have are q… https://t.co/P71E9kqBS5 @excel522 If anything, the answer might be to go cross-company? Diana and Ororo? @excel522 The other thing is the weirdness of more DC heroines actually being gay or bi, even if that hasn’t been a… https://t.co/LAg9p5iawT @excel522 Plus, it has to be Diana at DC, but Harley feels off but I’m not sure anybody else is high enough profile… https://t.co/HAJu1eoV9m @excel522 I’d argue that if you want to do a lesbian power couple based on prominent superheroines, Storm + any giv… https://t.co/bGRlz8kmDq @excel522 Does it need to be DC? I think Marvel offers more alternatives there.
8/5
2020
@RobertSecundus @MagnetoRocks @zachrabiroff I could see how. Empyre: X-Men doesn’t have a super clear, unique hook… https://t.co/pJ9SQVPBS5
8/4
2020
@tragiculous @XavierFiles Plus there’s Broo, and Quentin, and very recently Trevor. All prominently positioned in t… https://t.co/UuuGfhsgd1 @RobertSecundus @XavierFiles And I feel like the Council would grant that exception if for no other reason than the… https://t.co/LdThKonptx @RobertSecundus @XavierFiles Even if there was a rule against it, I feel like the former Jean Grey School contingen… https://t.co/jI3GL8QLY3 @tragiculous @XavierFiles Even if there was a rule about it, it seems like the kind of thing that would get an exce… https://t.co/WKTqGEpyng
7/31
2020
@tragiculous @rooneg @RobertSecundus Just spitballing here, but could be related to the fact that there’s a lot of… https://t.co/gS4ggyKekY
7/28
2020
@tragiculous Marauders is possibly my favorite DoX book, but it just stings that my favorite X character has been t… https://t.co/g7pR3tg0aG @tragiculous There’s part of me that (probably vainly) hopes that she was just the excuse to gather the Marauders c… https://t.co/1GGjEm2qOu @tragiculous I know people think there shouldn’t be X-solos, but if there’s one character that desperately needs 2… https://t.co/u4abrpu8Na @tragiculous If not handled well, if they rehash the same beats, her working through another cycle of dramatic self… https://t.co/uBsC9Fp3p0 @tragiculous I’m as big a fan of hers as you’re likely to find, but tbh she doesn’t need to be headlining this team… https://t.co/Pe7WB1CDa8
7/26
2020
@excel522 There aren’t many X-Men who actively stand at odds with human conventions of beauty. That’s not to say th… https://t.co/D6N5CpuKND @excel522 I mean you’re not wrong at all about the Nice White Boy aspect. 100%. But I don’t think either Santo or S… https://t.co/rvL0LTGCIu @excel522 I think there’s value in a character like Glob being attached to the X-Men, not just the Morlocks. Just..… https://t.co/opfpQ7SDyT @excel522 Because let’s be honest; previous versions of that character woefully underestimated the horniness of peo… https://t.co/AmPHtQN3hd @excel522 I also think it’s weird how quick he got rehabilitated post-Morrison, but I think people discount the fac… https://t.co/0qRWQkmf9X @excel522 I think he has a legitimate place as the designated young X-person with a visible mutation who wouldn’t b… https://t.co/6I9rUpRYuF
7/23
2020
I’d go with a less traditional, more proactive squad. Wonder Woman, Green Lantern (Jessica Cruz), Martian Manhunter… https://t.co/48cGSRuL8l
7/21
2020
Them: nooooooooo, you can’t just change your mind on something because of a buff lady Me: haha opinion go ‘flip’Sometimes comics are not great, but then sometimes somebody makes great comics out of the not-great comics, and...here we areI thought I still wasn’t down with the “Carol is half Kree” retcon, but uh...wow https://t.co/nfGTX9roRu @maliciousglee oh @DaveShevlin @MagnetoRocks @excel522 She is, in fact, the owl. Also the Demon Bear is there for some reason. @excel522 @MagnetoRocks @DaveShevlin I figure there’s also an outside chance of it coming back up in Excalibur. If… https://t.co/1B33UPVel6 @MagnetoRocks @DaveShevlin @excel522 The wildest part about that run is that the whole “Fantomex is 3 people” thing… https://t.co/UjTEzWCaft
7/17
2020
@prince_organa @excel522 @RobertSecundus Not wrong about Dimension 20 tho. That show is dope as hell
7/16
2020
@MagnetoRocks But TCW def just keeps improving. The multipart series finale is just sublime.
7/14
2020
@MagnetoRocks I used to feel that way, but I came around on Rebels S4 in a big way with this rewatch. I still think… https://t.co/iZBb0KERWp @MagnetoRocks While we’ve been in this timeless quarantine void, I rewatched all of Clone Wars and Rebels. It’s ast… https://t.co/lTrpKsDSRB
7/13
2020
@maliciousglee Ah yes, writing women well. That thing that is simultaneously so hard that men can’t even be expecte… https://t.co/ahc2ywjYG9
7/12
2020
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7/7
2020
Introducing the Bechdal Test Test: where if you mention the Bechdal Test in front of a man and they immediately tel… https://t.co/u3dtR5Yyle
Retweeted by Whacha Watcher @RobertSecundus A deep look at this requires a full essay, not a twitter thread, but I think this should actually b… https://t.co/BuVn7LKuoU @RobertSecundus Look at Iron Man. Historically a lot of his comics involve crime-fighting, especially corporate esp… https://t.co/4ZhBI2l4Fx @RobertSecundus But there’s also a definite component owed to the post-9/11 cultural shifts that came from the War… https://t.co/Qi3m6FASyq @RobertSecundus Fox’s X-Men film franchise built a big part of the template for the later superhero genre explosion… https://t.co/9wAXMJFTCl @RobertSecundus We think of it as the bread and butter of the genre, but it’s really fallen by the wayside in the t… https://t.co/OwWJQPAEip @RobertSecundus That’s actually a really interesting thing about the proliferation of superhero movies; they’re act… https://t.co/4rpKEgt0Jy
7/5
2020
Also, work from home became a little impossible, but I won’t pretend that’s where my priorities lieI started pivoting away from a physical library of books/movies/games a while ago, and I haven’t had cable for years, so this is roughIt’s quarantine days, I already started running out of stuff to do at home like a month agoI keep finding new ways that lacking internet is denying me things to doMy internet has been down for over 24 hours, and a tech won’t even get here until tomorrow morning at the earliest.
7/3
2020
@nolapfau I don’t know about the bagel thing, but I will absolutely eat a plain Eggo
7/2
2020
@excel522 And while I’ve been pretty passive on here, especially lately, I hope there are at least a few people who… https://t.co/UPGfILIkE0 @excel522 I also don’t think you need to be friends with someone to have a positive relationship with them in an on… https://t.co/tc6XEhYdnu @excel522 I don’t know that I consider anybody I know exclusively on here a friend. And that’s not at all because I… https://t.co/uQrbreERWR
6/28
2020
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6/24
2020

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