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One Resurrected Member Of The X-Men Might Still Be Dead

Iceman's supposed resurrection after his brutal death in the Hellfire Gala in Marvel Comics doesn't add up. Could the ice-themed X-Man be an imposter?

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Ms. Marvel is Alive Again, Sort of, But Not Really

The X-Men's decision to clone Ms. Marvel and call it a resurrection highlights Krakoa's similarity to a death cult seeking sociopolitical gain.

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Which Story Is The Best Ending For The Justice League In DC Comics?

The final days of the Justice League have been retold several times. But which of these endings is the best?

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Nightcrawler and Spider-Man's History, Explained

Nightcrawler and Spider-Man have an exciting history, and with Nightcrawler set to don the Uncanny Spider-Man suit, it's time to reflect on it.

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Is Marvel Comics Pantheon of Gods Truly Doomed?

The distant future of the Marvel universe marks the end of its most powerful gods — so what does that mean for humanity?

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Why Everyone Should Be Reading World's Finest: Teen Titans

World's Finest: Teen Titans explores the team in DC's Silver Age, and few modern pure superhero books can compete with it.

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Fall of X Isn't the First Event to Scatter the X-Men Across the Globe

The X-Men have their world demolished so often it's gotten to be old hat, starting with Fall Of The Mutants.

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Who's More Powerful: Flash Or Reverse-Flash?

The Flash is the most iconic speedster in DC history, but his villain, Reverse-Flash, might be even stronger than him.

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Digital Comics Vs. Print Comics: Which Is Better For You?

Comics fans have to decide whether reading physical or digital comics is right for them, and both mediums have benefits and drawbacks.

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The History of Orchis' Founders In X-Men Comics, Explained

Patiently planning for mutantkind's extinction, the founders of Orchis have no shortage of resources to defeat the X-Men once and for all.

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A Powerful X-Man is Still Alive — But Can't Stop a Major Threat to the Entire Marvel Universe

The X-Men's most inventive figure is secretly still alive — but he's also realized that the Marvel Universe is in far more danger than it realizes.

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The X-Men's Deadliest Sentinel Just Beat Juggernaut - Could it Defeat the Hulk?

Fall of X has just seen the X-Men's deadliest sentinel soundly defeat the Juggernaut. Could it do the same to the Hulk?

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A Brief History Of Fridging In Marvel Comics

Since before Gwen Stacy died, Marvel's been killing women to help their characters seek revenge and grow. The toxic trope has a long history in comics

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Who Is The Forgotten Batman Villain Jim Lee Created - And Why Should He Return?

Though there are certainly more compelling Batman villains, Jim Lee's obscure Sin Tzu needs to find his home inside of DC's mythos.

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X-Men: Fall of X Makes Cyclops' Worst Nightmare a Horrifying Reality

Fall of X has been a harrowing turn for the X-Men as a whole — but it's a worst-case scenario for Cyclops, realizing many of his greatest fears.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Reveals Rocket Racoon’s Biggest Regret - And It Could Kill Him

Rocket Raccoon has finally revealed where he went after leaving the Guardians of the Galaxy, and how he has been dealing with Grootfall.

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Forget the MonsterVerse, Justice League Should Crossover With Pacific Rim

The Justice League is mixing with the Monsterverse's Titans but DC's iconic heroes and villains are a better match for the kaiju in Pacific Rim.

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Is Spawn Marvel Or DC?

Spawn is an Image Comics character but he has a lot in common with Marvel's and DC's universes and is a radical departure from heroes like Spider-Man.

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Blue Beetle's Comic Origin is as Humble as it is Hardboiled

Jaime Reyes may be the current Blue Beetle, but his story is nothing like the two men who came before him.

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Comics Could Benefit From Leaving Cities – And These Stories Prove It

Superheroes like Batman are defined by their relationships with places like Gotham City. However, when they step outside, that's when they shine.