The early ’90s were spoiled for choice when it came to comic book adaptations. Not only was Batman: The Animated Series on the air, but X-Men led Marvel’s push to get on the small screen, diving right into the often convoluted continuity of everyone’s favorite mutants, luring in a generation of fans, and paving the way for cartoons to follow. That’s why we’ve set out to review every single episode of the ’90s X-Men animated series. This week, Nightcrawler shows up and Wolverine finds Jesus. Not even kidding.
Wednesday's links await, after the jump.
Nightcrawler is coming back! As announced at Sunday's X-Men panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the return of the X-Men's swashbuckling blue elf is the centerpiece of the first arc of Jason Aaron and Ed Brubaker's new X-Men ongoing series, Amazing X-Men.
With a hand-picked team featuring Wolverine, Storm, Beast, Iceman, Northstar and first-timer Firestar, Amazing X-Men sends its heroes off into the afterlife to bring their team-mate back to life. Comics Alliance spoke to Jason Aaron to find out more.
Marvel's weekend of announcements at San Diego Comic-Con wrapped up with the X-Men panel, which featured news of another X-Men team book and the resurrection of fan favorite character; an unlikely new solo mini-series from the creator of The Adventures of Dr. McNinja; and the addition of artist Terry Dodson to Brian Wood's upcoming X-Men storyline.
Marvel director of communications Arune Singh moderated a huge panel that included Brian Michael Bendis (All-New X-Men, Uncanny X-Men), Chris Hastings (Dr. McNinja), Brian Posehn (Deadpool), Gerry Duggan (Deadpool), Paul Cornell (Wolverine), Peter David (X-Factor), Sam Humphries (Uncanny X-Force), senior editor Nick Lowe, Wolverine and X-Men editor Jeanine Schaefer (editor, Wolverine, X-Men), Frank Cho (Savage Wolverine), Terry Dodson (X-Men)
Long before Dane Cook worked "BAMF" (willingly or painfully) into wider pop culture canon, Wolverine's main elf Nightcrawler was "bamfing" like a BAMF his own way -- sulfury teleportation-style. Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum know what's up, working the appropriately named "Bamfing Nightcrawler" into August's appr
In one of the cooler trans-corporate crossovers we've seen in a while, the producers of This American Life have collaborated with Marvel Comics to create a limited edition poster featuring Wolverine and Nightcrawler to promote both the X-Men comics as well as This American Life, the Ira Glass radio documentary series enjoyed by homo-sapiens and mutants alike. The artwork was
There's a flashback in issue 16 of "Wolverine Weapon X," where, sitting by the grave of Jean Grey, Nightcrawler consoles a mourning Logan by telling him "But trust me, we will see her again." This one-shot is an
Today, Marvel put out a press release for the upcoming "X-Force" #26, where "Second Coming" climaxes in the death of one of the X-Men:
With the translucent figures standing over a dead body, we've finally got a full roster of which characters may be taking the big (albeit most likely temporary) sleep, and while we've already voiced our theories on which one it might be, a close examinatio