Rachel & Miles X-Plain The X-Men: Meet The New Mutants
Welcome back to Rachel and Miles X-Plain the X-Men, a weekly podcast in which X-Perts Rachel Edidin and Miles Stokes explore the ins, outs, and retcons of fifty years of Marvel’s greatest superhero soap opera!
This week: Rachel and Miles return triumphant, the X-Men get a second ongoing series, we hit peak Moira MacTaggert, R-A-H-N-E is definitely pronounced “rain,” Sam Guthrie is the nicest henchman, Claremont is hit-and-miss on cultural diversity, and Bobby da Costa is the teenageriest teenager of them all.
- Nova Roma
- The New Mutants and The New Mutants
- Marvel Graphic Novels
- Greenberg the Vampire
- Whitewashing in superhero comics
- The mercurial Guthrie family
- Xi’an the Obscure
- The Dr. Claw Effect (and why Dr. Doom and Arcade are exceptions)
- Donald Pierce
- Eras of New Mutants
- Lila Cheney
- The Hellions
Next Week: The X-Men do Barbarella.