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Australian philosopher, literary critic, legal scholar, and professional writer. Based in Newcastle, NSW. Author of FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND THE SECULAR STATE (2012), HUMANITY ENHANCED (2014), and THE MYSTERY OF MORAL AUTHORITY (2016).

Monday, May 16, 2011

Jumping on point?

Whew that was a long review of X-Men Legacy #248 I wrote yesterday for my now regular Sunday Supervillainy feature. Hey, it was a good distraction from wrestling with the theological views of Alister McGrath and John Haught (which I'm currently doing on a daily basis because it's all valuable research for the 50 Great Myths book).

I wasn't really thinking this at the time, but it strikes me that if anyone is interested in using it that way ... the XML #248 would provide a decent jumping on point. It explains - not too cryptically - what happened in the Age of X story and now has the characters returning to a somewhat altered status quo in their "ordinary" reality. It does actually stand as a point from which you could get your bearings. This is where the seeds for a whole lot of potential developments are all planted in one issue.

I'm just sayin' for whoever might be interested. No one's paying me for this. :)

1 comment:

mathewvaridel87 said...

Awesome. I was thinking that when I read the review but I didn't ask. I liked Gambit and Rogue in the movies, so I think I'll jump on here.

Since you're previous suggestion, I've already jumped on Avengers, Uncanny X-Men. I am about to begin Spider-man from the recent point one issue onwards and Fear Itself as well.

Oh, and I started reading Ultimate X-Men from the beginning which I had already ordered.

I think I'll probably end up getting hooked to at least a couple of Marvel comics.

Thanks Russell.