The X-Wife Podcast: An Introduction to X-Men Comics
The Hellfire Gala - Part 3

The Hellfire Gala - Part 3

June 19, 2021

An episode that is out of this world! We're getting Planet Sized y'all. Some big things are on the horizon for mutantkind as we catch up with our Omegas. Back at the gala we check-in on the New Mutants and our X-Corp CXOs.

Thanks for listening to our sixth episode of Season 3! We're doing a time jump and talking about what's happening now in the X universe with The Hellfire Gala! Like, subscribe, follow, email, and @ us all over the internet at thexwifepodcast. If you enjoyed the episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts and tell your friends!

The Hellfire Gala - Interview with Matteo Lolli

The Hellfire Gala - Interview with Matteo Lolli

June 15, 2021

We were hanging out on the Green Carpet and caught up with Marauders' artist Matteo Lolli! He tells us all about what it's like to be a part of such a huge X-Men event, collaborating with Gerry Duggan, how some key character developments have happened along the way, and a behind-the-scenes explanation for Iceman's flip flops in issue #1! We had a ton of fun talking with Matteo! We hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

Thanks for listening to our fifth episode of Season 3! We're talking all about the Hellfire Gala, Marauders, and more with artist Matteo Lolli! Like, subscribe, follow, email, and @ us all over the internet at thexwifepodcast. If you enjoyed the episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts and tell your friends!

The Hellfire Gala - Part 2

The Hellfire Gala - Part 2

June 12, 2021

The party's just getting started! And Rictor wants nothing to do with it. Neither do AAAK. And maybe even the Avengers... but don't worry the new X-Men team will save the day! Eyes to the skies for what's still to come.

Thanks for listening to our fourth episode of Season 3! We're doing a time jump and talking about what's happening now in the X universe with The Hellfire Gala! Like, subscribe, follow, email, and @ us all over the internet at thexwifepodcast. If you enjoyed the episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts and tell your friends!

The Claremont Run - The Phoenix Saga

The Claremont Run - The Phoenix Saga

June 8, 2021

Things are heating up for the X-Men as one of their team members literally becomes fire incarnate! We're tackling the classic story of Jean Grey's initial leveling-up, The Phoenix Saga. Not to be confused with every movie adaptation, this one's a slow burn. We first take a tour of the X-Men Villains' Greatest Hits before we actually reach the first arc highlight of Claremont's legendary run.

Thanks for listening to our third episode of Season 3! Summer's coming and that means things are heating up with solar flares! Like, subscribe, follow, email, and @ us all over the internet at thexwifepodcast. If you enjoyed the episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts and tell your friends!

The Hellfire Gala - Part 1

The Hellfire Gala - Part 1

June 5, 2021

We're jumping into real-time dahlings! Alicia had wanted to read the Hellfire Gala as it was coming out and has been BINGEING comics for the last week to make some sense of it all. We talk about the first three issues of the new Hellfire Gala story arc. Y'all she's reading comics that came out this week!! She wanted to do it!!!

Thanks for listening to our second episode of Season 3! We're doing a time jump and talking about what's happening now in the X universe with The Hellfire Gala! Like, subscribe, follow, email, and @ us all over the internet at thexwifepodcast. If you enjoyed the episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts and tell your friends!

Dawn of X - Opening Arcs Vol. 1-6

Dawn of X - Opening Arcs Vol. 1-6

May 31, 2021

For our fiftieth episode, we've made it giant-size folks! We laid the foundation with Volume 1 of Dawn of X and now Alicia has read the other 5 volumes of the opening arcs. That's 36 comics! Justin has succeeded!! And she enjoyed it all... to varying degrees.

Thanks for listening to our first episode of Season 3! This is a high-level conversation and breakdown of the opening arcs of the Dawn of X. Like, subscribe, follow, email, and @ us all over the internet at thexwifepodcast. If you enjoyed the episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts and tell your friends!

Seminal Moments: New X-Men (2001) - It Goes Extinct Part 2

Seminal Moments: New X-Men (2001) - It Goes Extinct Part 2

May 27, 2021

The end is near! Ms. Cassandra Nova has predicted the downfall of homo sapiens unless something drastic is done and she's recruited the perfect fall guy to carry out her plan for genocide. Did you know there were 32 million mutants? Were being the keyword... holy Genosha it's our surprise Season Finale!

Thanks for listening to our thirty-second episode of Season 2! This is part two of the fifth and final of our Seminal Moments series, the game-changing stories throughout X-Men history. Like, subscribe, follow, email, and @ us all over the internet at thexwifepodcast. If you enjoyed the episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts and tell your friends!

Seminal Moments: New X-Men (2001) - It Goes Extinct Part 1

Seminal Moments: New X-Men (2001) - It Goes Extinct Part 1

May 24, 2021

Sweet mummudrai we've got ourselves a doozy of a story! Grant Morrison's epic New X-Men run kicks off with our final Seminal Moment. It seems Alicia's developed a Secondary Mutation and it involves an inability to be left on a cliffhanger... so be on the lookout for Part 2!

Thanks for listening to our thirty-first episode of Season 2! This is a standalone episode, great for any listener. It's the fifth and final of our Seminal Moments series, the game-changing stories throughout X-Men history. Like, subscribe, follow, email, and @ us all over the internet at thexwifepodcast. If you enjoyed the episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts and tell your friends!

Marvel Legends - History, Age of Apocalypse and House of X

Marvel Legends - History, Age of Apocalypse and House of X

May 17, 2021

It's a legendary episode as we dive into Justin's other Marvel obsession! Comics may have lit the nerd spark, but Marvel Legends added fuel to the fire. Little does Alicia know, she had a hand in causing the madness of the full-blown collection that currently takes over the Room of Requirement. We talk through the history of the toy line, open the Age of Apocalypse wave while discussing the characters, and check back into the House of X.

Thanks for listening to our thirtieth episode of Season 2! This is a standalone episode, great for any listener. It's the first time we've done an episode entirely about Marvel Legends. Like, subscribe, follow, email, and @ us all over the internet at thexwifepodcast. If you enjoyed the episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts and tell your friends!

Seminal Moments: Age of Apocalypse (1995) - It Gets Apocalyptic

Seminal Moments: Age of Apocalypse (1995) - It Gets Apocalyptic

May 10, 2021

A new age is upon us! And Legion has some serious explaining to do. We kick off the 1995 smash hit Age of Apocalypse with X-Men: Alpha #1. Charles is dead? Magneto is leading the X-Men? Apocalypse is in charge!? Everything's different!! Alicia loves it.

Thanks for listening to our twenty-ninth episode of Season 2! This is a standalone episode, great for any listener. It's the fourth of our Seminal Moments series, the game-changing stories throughout X-Men history. Like, subscribe, follow, email, and @ us all over the internet at thexwifepodcast. If you enjoyed the episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts and tell your friends!

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