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X-Men is dozens of titles covering hundreds of characters spanning thousands of issues. The Quiet Council of Krakoa is here to make it all easier. On Mondays, join Jonah, Kyle, Regina, Dylan, and Nico as they cover the news, issues, and culture from the past week's X-Books during the age of The Dawn of X. Then, on Thursdays, join the team (plus friends like Kevo, Tori, and more) as they pore through the pages of the X-Past through titles like Uncanny X-Men, New Mutants, Excalibur, X-Factor, and more!

X is for Podcast: An Uncanny X-Men Experience Nico J Vasilo

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    • 4.4 • 17 Ratings

X-Men is dozens of titles covering hundreds of characters spanning thousands of issues. The Quiet Council of Krakoa is here to make it all easier. On Mondays, join Jonah, Kyle, Regina, Dylan, and Nico as they cover the news, issues, and culture from the past week's X-Books during the age of The Dawn of X. Then, on Thursdays, join the team (plus friends like Kevo, Tori, and more) as they pore through the pages of the X-Past through titles like Uncanny X-Men, New Mutants, Excalibur, X-Factor, and more!

    Mojo Media Madness!

    Mojo Media Madness!

    Nico, Jonah, Kyle, & Matty welcome back Nathan just in time for the XFaq trip to THE MOJOVERSE! But first up, the team imagines Krakoa TV at KRKX, and what kind of shows there'd be. After a dozen guesses at what which X-Men would sound like, what shows we'd produce, and what Illyana would be like on CRIBS, we take on the issue of the week -- X-Factor #3. The crew takes on Daken's humanity, traces of classic teams, mutant rehab, and the hierarchy of mutant family trees! Then, hang in for part 2 of Juan & Rod's EMPYRE AFTERMATH AFTERPARTY continues! All this, PLUS announcing the winners of our first ever Chango T giveaway, on a new THIS IS X! READ ALONG with X-Factor #3
     

    • 48 min
    EMPYRE BECOMES X OF SWORDS!

    EMPYRE BECOMES X OF SWORDS!

    Nico, Jonah, Kyle, Matty, & regular guest Josh finish out this week's books with Empyre & New Mutants as one crossover ends and passes the control of canon to the next. First up -- the team talks out the concept of the crossover and how they do -- or don't -- change the game. From there, the team says goodbye to Empyre, talking about the conclusion to the space story sans some of its tie-ins. Next up, the team takes a look at New Mutants, and discuss the past and future of Glob Herman, who has become one of the most lovable X-Men on Krakoa. Then, join contributors Rod & Juan as they give DEEP INSIGHT to the crossover they helped us cover with a multifacted look back on Empyre as an event! All this and more on a new X IS FOR PODCAST! READ ALONG with NEW MUTANTS #12 & EMPYRE #6

    • 58 min
    WHAT'S IN A NAME? THE CURIOUS CASES OF CABLE & LOGAN

    WHAT'S IN A NAME? THE CURIOUS CASES OF CABLE & LOGAN

    Nico, Jonah, Kyle, Matty, & new frequent guest Josh sink their teeth into the newest round of books but not before thinking a bit about the X-Franchise -- specifically, the names. We cover best renames (Laura to Wolverine!) and worst renames (Egg. This is one for you.) before looking at the mostly straight-white solo X-Narrative, and ask ourselves, what, if anything, has changed? Join the guys for an all new X IS FOR PODCAST! READ ALONG with CABLE 4 & WOLVERINE 5

    • 51 min
    X-FACTOR & HELLIONS

    X-FACTOR & HELLIONS

    Nico, Jonah, Kyle, Matty & guest Arturo (@MisterToyBox) cover the balance of the week's books with Hellions #3 & X-Factor #2! First up, the team examine the complexities of Maddie and Jean, the nature of the role of clones in the Summers-Grey line, and the subtle evolution of Greycrow! Then, prepare for a deep examination into X-Factor. Arturo opens about Northstar & coming out; Nico explores the dual meaning of the phrase "X-Factor;" and of course, MOJO. ALL THIS AND MORE in an all new X IS FOR PODCAST! READ ALONG with HELLIONS #3 & X-FACTOR #2

    • 47 min
    Magnum-Sized Magneto

    Magnum-Sized Magneto

    Nico, Jonah, Kyle, & Matty welcome Arturo (@MisterToyBoy) to the show for more of the sassy, queer, BIPOC guest-led discussion they have spent the summer having time and time again! The team examines Magneto -- his costumes, his history, THAT BODY -- and discuss costumes, allegiances, and more! Then, they turn to X-MEN #11 to examine THAT GAME, the AMAZING fight sequence, and every page of this Magneto epic. This one has it all -- Yu-Gi-Oh, K-Pop horror films, and the evolution of language. This one has it ALL. PLUS another giveaway?! Check out an all new X IS FOR PODCAST! READ ALONG with X-MEN #11!

    • 46 min
    This Week In X-Men: Three Dudes Out Of Time -- Apocalypse, Wolverine, & Cable

    This Week In X-Men: Three Dudes Out Of Time -- Apocalypse, Wolverine, & Cable

    Nico, Jonah, Kyle, & Matty continue their exploration with Josh on Sunday morning with three very different characters -- Apocalypse in Excalibur, and the X-Men solo stars in their respective titles! First up, Excalibur sees motherhood, self-destruction, and an exploration of sword'n'sorcerery comics before turning this over to Wolverine & Cable -- ALL THIS PLUS ANOTHER GIVEAWAY?! WHAAAAAAAT! Join the team plus newest X-Recruit Josh (AsleepAtTheWeil) for an ALL NEW THIS IS X! READ ALONG with EXCALIBUR 11, WOLVERINE 4, CABLE 3

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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Amazing!!!

Most fun I’ve had listening to a podcast in forever! I was almost literally rolling on the floor laughing

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Great Podcast

I just started listening to this podcast recently and I’m enjoying the how fun and engaging the conversations are between the hosts. As a casual X-Men fan, this is one of the few podcasts that I can jump in to and not feel overwhelmed or intimidated by the content being discussed.

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