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For every X-Men fan who’s wanted to get their partner into the conversation and every friend or family member who just doesn’t want to read the comics, welcome to “The X-Wife Podcast.” Justin’s wife Alicia has never read an X-Men comic and she plans to keep it that way… for now! Join as they dive in, break down and question Jonathan Hickman’s new vision of Marvel’s merry mutants on Krakoa. House of X, Powers of X, and the Dawn of X all kick off a story that’s billed as a perfect jumping-on point for new readers, but with more than 50 years of continuity that overwrites and contradicts itself, can there ever be a seamless start?

The X-Wife Podcast: An Introduction to X-Men Comics Justin and Alicia

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    • 4.8 • 33 Ratings

For every X-Men fan who’s wanted to get their partner into the conversation and every friend or family member who just doesn’t want to read the comics, welcome to “The X-Wife Podcast.” Justin’s wife Alicia has never read an X-Men comic and she plans to keep it that way… for now! Join as they dive in, break down and question Jonathan Hickman’s new vision of Marvel’s merry mutants on Krakoa. House of X, Powers of X, and the Dawn of X all kick off a story that’s billed as a perfect jumping-on point for new readers, but with more than 50 years of continuity that overwrites and contradicts itself, can there ever be a seamless start?

    Destiny of X: New Comics for Feb. 1 - Legion of X #10, X-Force #37, Dark Web Finale #1, Scarlet Witch #2, Venom #16 and Infinity Comics

    Destiny of X: New Comics for Feb. 1 - Legion of X #10, X-Force #37, Dark Web Finale #1, Scarlet Witch #2, Venom #16 and Infinity Comics

    The webs are all strung together and the masks are coming off! It's a big wrap up week for plots. Legion of X tugs at the heartstrings as we continue the lead in to Sins of Sinister. X-Force reveals the face behind the mad genetics as the Peacock Man is unmasked! Dark Web explodes all over New York City in an all out battle that leaves our landscape forever changed. Scarlet Witch continues to have a hold on our hearts, just good and beautiful fun. Plus Venom (or Bedlam) and the murder children get a stern talking to from Kamala Khan. And our Infinity Comics continue to stir love amongst the New Mutants and animosity between nature and our elder baddies. We talk Legion of X #10, X-Force #37, Dark Web Finale #1, Scarlet Witch #2, Venom #16 and Infinity Comics
    2:09 News14:33 Love Unlimited16:15 X-Men Unlimited18:50 Venom24:00 Scarlet Witch38:30 Dark Web Finale 1:04:35 X-Force1:27:08 Legion of X
    Thanks for listening to our forty-eighth episode of Season 4! The Sins of Sinister are upon us! 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!

    • 2 hr 7 min
    Destiny of X: New Comics for Jan. 25 - Sins of Sinister #1, X-Terminators #5, Sabretooth and the Exiles #3, Amazing Spider-Man #18, Murderworld Wolverine #1 and Infinity Comics

    Destiny of X: New Comics for Jan. 25 - Sins of Sinister #1, X-Terminators #5, Sabretooth and the Exiles #3, Amazing Spider-Man #18, Murderworld Wolverine #1 and Infinity Comics

    It's here! That ridiculous man's glorious muck around plan has begun!! Broad strokes laying it down as we jump one year, five years, ten years into a most sinister future. We wrap up the bombastic team up with a bang and hints of more X-Terminators in the future. The astral plan journey in Sabretooth has mixed results as we find out more of Orchis' plots. Agatha! The Midnight Suns finish but could be coming back as well. Rek-Rap is the new MVP of Amazing Spider-Man, sorry Ben. And a bananas Murderworld that upsets us all. Plus Karam and Tran with a side of Nature Girl! We talk Sins of Sinister #1, X-Terminators #5, Sabretooth and the Exiles #3, Amazing Spider-Man #18, Murderworld Wolverine #1 and Infinity Comics
    1:25 News8:36 Love Unlimited10:58 X-Men Unlimited12:44 Murderworld: Wolverine17:02 Midnight Suns23:57 Amazing Spider-Man31:24 Sabretooth and the Exiles49:52 X-Terminators1:07:07 Sins of Sinister
    Thanks for listening to our forty-seventh episode of Season 4! The Sins of Sinister are upon us! 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!

    • 1 hr 53 min
    Destiny of X: New Comics for Jan. 11 and 18 - Immortal X-Men #10, Dark Web X-Men #3, X-Men #18, Legion of X #9, Wolverine #29, Dark Web tie-ins and Infinity Comics

    Destiny of X: New Comics for Jan. 11 and 18 - Immortal X-Men #10, Dark Web X-Men #3, X-Men #18, Legion of X #9, Wolverine #29, Dark Web tie-ins and Infinity Comics

    Diamonds are for everyone! Too soon? Maybe not, as Sinister's schemes set up. We're back from vacation and catching up on all the comics of the last few weeks. Xavier's telling it like it is in Immortal! We're Dark Web HEAVY overall but with a big dose of heart from our X-Men. A tale of two Laura's, terrible fathers with tech invasions from beyond and the bubs struggles to make it back. We talk entirely too many comics!
    2:23 News11:43 Love Unlimited15:15 X-Men Unlimited19:09 Ms. Marvel24:28 Mary Jane and Black Cat30:48 Amazing Spider-Man38:00 Wolverine53:11 Legion of X 1:09:50 X-Men1:30:35 Venom1:36:35 Deadpool1:46:38 Dark Web X-Men2:02:18 Immortal X-Men
    Thanks for listening to our forty-sixth episode of Season 4! The Sins of Sinister are upon us! 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!

    • 2 hr 39 min
    Destiny of X: New Comics for Jan. 4 - X-Men Red #10, X-Force #36, Marauders #10 and a sampling around the Marvel Universe

    Destiny of X: New Comics for Jan. 4 - X-Men Red #10, X-Force #36, Marauders #10 and a sampling around the Marvel Universe

    How Sinister of you, Marvel! They've revealed that third Essex in X-Men Red, leaving only one left before we kick off Sins of Sinister. So much happens in this issue between Storm and Vulcan, the World Farm, and Brand! Somehow Beast is out of his handcuffs and we're just acting like it didn't happen!? Just throwing him some shade as we go covert on Xeno's work. Marauders wraps up its Threshold story but we're left with more questions as we tie further into Krakoa's history. The X-Men continue their takeover of Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch gets a new volume that is a pleasant surprise, Emma's the Mommy in charge of Captain America and Norman's going through it. Plus a Bishop throwback (throwforward?) with X-Men Legends! Almost too many books... almost. We talk X-Men Red #10, X-Force #36, Marauders #10, Captain Marvel #45, Scarlet Witch #1, Captain America Sentinel of Liberty #8, Dark Web Gold Goblin #3, X-Men Legends #5 and Infinity Comics - ok, maybe too many books!
    We go higher level on the non Krakoan books, but then get deep on those three:
    3:12 News13:30 Marvel Voices17:04 X-Men Unlimited19:30 X-Men Legends24:30 Gold Goblin31:09 Captain America38:20 Scarlet Witch47:03 Captain Marvel56:55 Marauders1:29:15 X-Force1:51:00 X-Men Red
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    Thanks for listening to our forty-fifth episode of Season 4! The Destiny of X is becoming more clear as a Dark Web forms and Sinister Secrets set the path. 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!

    • 2 hr 27 min
    Destiny of X: New Comics for Dec. 28 - Dark Web: X-Men #2, X-Terminators #4, New Mutants #33 and Dark Web Tie Ins

    Destiny of X: New Comics for Dec. 28 - Dark Web: X-Men #2, X-Terminators #4, New Mutants #33 and Dark Web Tie Ins

    We want Justice for Maddie! And maybe less kidnapping and demon sending for her as well, but hey we'll take what we can get. And what we get is a lot of exploration of her plan. Maddie's team of Chasm and Venom are mucking up New York while the Goblin Queen herself plays some tricks on Jean and Illyana. Our X-Terminators ladies stick it to the Vampire creeps and we have the most celebrated past time on the island - X-Men Baseball! With New Mutants we seemingly end this arc and title as a tease for the upcoming Lethal Legion mini is promoted. Plus that family Snikt and Charlie's Multiverse of Mutants in the Infinity Comics. We talk Dark Web: X-Men #2, X-Terminators #4, New Mutants #3, Venom #14, Amazing Spider-Man #16 and Infinity Comics
    Had a thought, trying it out, episode timecode:
    1:50 News16:12 Marvel Voices18:15 X-Men Unlimited20:02 X-Treme X-Men25:09 Midnight Suns31:04 Venom47:09 Amazing Spider-Man54:31 New Mutants1:18:31 X-Terminators1:39:19 Dark Web X-Men
    Let us know if it's useful, helpful or otherwise unnoticed :)
    Thanks for listening to our forty-fourth episode of Season 4! The Destiny of X is becoming more clear as a Dark Web forms and Sinister Secrets set the path. 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!

    • 2 hr 9 min
    Destiny of X: New Comics for Dec. 21 - Wolverine #28, X-Men Annual #1, Sabretooth and the Exiles #2 and Dark Web Tie Ins

    Destiny of X: New Comics for Dec. 21 - Wolverine #28, X-Men Annual #1, Sabretooth and the Exiles #2 and Dark Web Tie Ins

    Some classic X-Men feels! Team missions, Wolverine and Sabretooth, and more. Wolverine is the mindless tool of Beast, the thing he talks most about not wanting to be - but now there's a new complication. We get a Firestar conversation about her place in mutant society and on the team and we're here for it. Explore the next prison of Orchis with the Exiles and Sabretooth, separate entities, not a team. Dr. Barrington messed up! Plus we go high level over the three Dark Web tie ins and two X-Men Infinity Comics. We talk Wolverine #28, X-Men Annual #1, Sabretooth and the Exiles #2, Mary Jane and Black Cat #1, Dark Web: Ms. Marvel #1, Gold Goblin #2 and Infinity Comics
    Thanks for listening to our forty-third episode of Season 4! The Destiny of X is becoming more clear as a Dark Web forms and Sinister Secrets set the path. 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!

    • 1 hr 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

mattbanks2022 ,

Xcellent Podcast

One of my favorites. Justin’s knowledge helps navigate the Krakoan era and educates on all things x while Alicia’s witty banter and thirst for knowledge is entertaining.from intro to CHARLES!!!! I am educated and entertained.thanks for helping me keep up on the merry band of mutants I love so much and refreshing my knowledge and expanding it

GregMets16 ,

A blast!

It’s a great podcast to listen to after reading X-comics for the week. Keep it up :)

GRojo1022 ,

Love the XWife team

This is my second favorite podcast behind the house of x! Love how you and Alicia break down the comics. And cannot wait for Alicia to get to the original Inferno!

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