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Reign of X: New Comics for September 15th - The Last Annihilation: Wakanda, Marauders and X-Men: Trial of Magneto

Reign of X: New Comics for September 15th - The Last Annihilation: Wakanda, Marauders and X-Men: Trial of Magneto

September 17, 2021

Around the outer reaches of space and back in time for a murder mystery tour! First, we head all the way to Shi'ar territory with a Wakandan rescue team as we round out our penultimate stop in The Last Annihilation. Back in Sol, there's some trouble brewing on Arakko with a mysterious traveler... is this Star Wars or what?? And then the Avengers stop by for some conversation and criminology. We talk about The Last Annihilation: Wakanda #1, Marauders #24, and X-Men: The Trial of Magneto #2

Thanks for listening to our twenty-fifth episode of Season 3! The Hellfire Gala has ended and we snuck back to the island of Krakoa, trying to keep up with all the new mutant stories!! 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!

Reign of X: New Comics for September 8th - X-Men: Unlimited, Excalibur and X-Force

Reign of X: New Comics for September 8th - X-Men: Unlimited, Excalibur and X-Force

September 10, 2021

Vertical comics!? What in the Marvel Unlimited is this?? Thursday's newest X-Men announcement is part of a larger new storytelling format for Marvel's digital comics. It's like you did what Hickman wanted after all... but back from the SWORD station and out to faraway magical worlds with Lord Doom himself as Excalibur reluctantly helps the doc out. We're coming up on something big in X-Force as everything collides together and points to even more mysteries out there. We talk briefly about the X-Men: Unlimited announcement and then Excalibur #23 and X-Force #23

Thanks for listening to our twenty-fourth episode of Season 3! The Hellfire Gala has ended and we snuck back to the island of Krakoa, trying to keep up with all the new mutant stories!! 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!

Reign of X: New Comics for September 1st - Wiccan and Hulkling, New Mutants and Hellions

Reign of X: New Comics for September 1st - Wiccan and Hulkling, New Mutants and Hellions

September 4, 2021

Two Krakoas with a tie-in on the side. The former Young Avengers turned Krull/Skrull Royalty mix their pasts with the galaxy's present as we kind of move forward with The Last Annihilation Generations of New Mutants coming together against classic threats! A double-feature as Warpath's students get more than they bargained for and our classic ladies close in on what's really going on with these kids. The Five has a few things to say about resurrections that may shake up protocol. And Praise Tarn! We're getting all jumbled up in Sinister's lab. Amino Fetus stares through our souls and gives us nightmares. Watch out for the team's special guest! We talk about The Last Annihilation: Wiccan and Hulklink #1, New Mutants #21, and Hellions #15

Thanks for listening to our twenty-third episode of Season 3! The Hellfire Gala has ended and we snuck back to the island of Krakoa, trying to keep up with all the new mutant stories!! 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 Demon Bear

The Claremont Run - The Demon Bear

August 31, 2021

Something's brewing in the back of Dani's mind, clawing its way into the physical realm. Watch out y'all, it's the Demon Bear Saga! We're joined by a couple of awesome co-hosts, Mav and Steph to take on this monstrous story.

Thanks for listening to our twenty first episode of Season 3! Those demons are after our mutants again!! And this time, it's personal. 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!

Reign of X: New Comics for August 25th - Wolverine and Cable: Reloaded

Reign of X: New Comics for August 25th - Wolverine and Cable: Reloaded

August 27, 2021

It's all about adamantium and pouches this week folks! Our Madripoor mystery gets some more info and so does Solem. So much backstory on our adamantium-skinned Arakki mutant, who Alicia totally knew about, because she's finished X of Swords. The Last Annihilation throws a big old bullet in the chamber with Cable: Reloaded. He's gathered the team and ready to get things done! We talk about Wolverine #15 and Cable: Reloaded #1

Thanks for listening to our twentieth episode of Season 3! The Hellfire Gala has ended and we snuck back to the island of Krakoa, trying to keep up with all the new mutant stories!! 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!

Reign of X: New Comics for August 18th - X-Corp, Guardians of the Galaxy, Marauders and Way of X

Reign of X: New Comics for August 18th - X-Corp, Guardians of the Galaxy, Marauders and Way of X

August 22, 2021

Alicia's on a 50/50 split with the other four X relative issues this week, but it's all good because we're both EXTRA hyped for Marauders and Way of X. Corporate espionage and magical pentagrams brewing near and far. A few new recruits as Hellfire Trading handles their business. And this is the Way to cliffhang us on the last issue! We talk about X-Corp #4, Guardians of the Galaxy #17, Marauders #23, and Way of X#5, the series end... for now! Check out our other episode for X-Men: Trial of Magneto #1

Thanks for listening to our nineteenth episode of Season 3! The Hellfire Gala has ended and we snuck back to the island of Krakoa, trying to keep up with all the new mutant stories!! 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!

Reign of X: The Trial of Magneto

Reign of X: The Trial of Magneto

August 20, 2021

Intrigue... Murder!! Deception!?! The gang's all here as The Quiet Council's foundation starts breaking beneath them. The Scarlet Witch was found dead in the all too often spoiled ending of X-Factor 10. We finally get the starts into those juicy details. Who do you think killed her?? We're talking X-Men: The Trial of Magneto today, but start our episode with Johnathan Hickman's upcoming X-Men swansong announcement as well as the details behind Leah Williams' final issues on X-Factor and how it led into this issue here today. Stay tuned for another episode about the other books from this week! Tomorrow? Sunday? Who knows!

Thanks for listening to our eighteenth episode of Season 3! The Hellfire Gala has ended and we snuck back to the island of Krakoa, trying to keep up with all the new mutant stories!! 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 - Magik

The Claremont Run - Magik

August 17, 2021

Life can be confusing when your age doubles in mere seconds, am I right? Illyana's big brother still sees her as this six-year-old snowflake yet she's been slaying demons and grilling tiger steaks for as long as she can remember. Today we're talking about Uncanny X-Men #160 and Magik (Illyana and Storm) #1-4, the real origin of Magik!

Thanks for listening to our seventeenth episode of Season 3! Hellfire, Phoenix Fire, and now Demon Fire!?!?  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!

Reign of X: New Comics for August 11th - Children of the Atom and X-Force

Reign of X: New Comics for August 11th - Children of the Atom and X-Force

August 14, 2021

What in the Jonathan Hickman is going on here!? Some newsie with another twosie.  Children of the Atom takes us back in time to Gala glory as we close out this team's story... for now. X-Force is doing what they do best, pruning their opponents... for now? Plants EVERYWHERE! We talk about Children of the Atom #6 and X-Force #22

Thanks for listening to our sixteenth episode of Season 3! The Hellfire Gala has ended and we snuck back to the island of Krakoa, trying to keep up with all the new mutant stories!! 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!

Reign of X: New Comics for August 4th - Hellions and X-Men

Reign of X: New Comics for August 4th - Hellions and X-Men

August 7, 2021

Only two issues this week, but they pack a punch! The Hellions match-up we've been leading to for months, praise Tarn it's here. What's better than a sassy Sinister? Two sassy Sinisters! Over in X-Men, we've got our second issue of this new team as they start to gel and play off of each other in the field. Stand out moments from a handful of our team and ooo that tease at the end. Praise. Tarn. We talk about Hellions #14 and X-Men #2

Thanks for listening to our fifteenth episode of Season 3! The Hellfire Gala has ended and we snuck back to the island of Krakoa, trying to keep up with all the new mutant stories!! 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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