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X-Men

Fact From the Vapor of Nuance

Did You Hear About the Fantastic Four/X-Men Movie Crossover? Are There Any Pants on Fire in Your Area?

This morning a financial news site offhandedly mentioned that Fox Studios was ramping up their Fantastic Four reboot at least partially so that they could dovetail it neatly into a massive crossover with their ever-expanding X-Men franchise. It was stated offhandedly in the midst of a speculative report on the earning potential of the other two companies that own film rights to Marvel characters, Sony and Fox.

It’s been widely run with and reported as a new rumor around the web, but don’t go planning your Michael B. Jordan/Ellen Page slashfic just yet.

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The Superhero Art of Brittney Williams

Brittney Williams just put up some charming X-Ladies art on her Tumblr, but she’s got some equally adorable and expressive characters studies of the Daily Planet staff, the Wonder Twins, Black Canary and Green Arrow, and even herself. Hey, we think drawing amazing superladies totally counts as a superpower. You can find the rest of her art at her Deviant Art page.

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Oh My Stars and Garters

Bryan Singer Announced The Next X-Men Film Yesterday – X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Days of Future Past doesn’t even hit theaters until May 23, 2014 but director Bryan Singer decided it was time to announce his next installment - X-Men: Apocalypse.

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Insidery

Comic Creator Harassment Claims Met With Response From Alleged Harasser

If you watch the comic book world as closely as I do, you might have noticed the wind changing direction. Specifically in the last week. Recent events have led to both men and women’s eyes being opened to a dark side of the community. These same events have also rallied many to do something about it. Find out how one creator speaking out about harassment has caused more than just a stir. 

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My Spidey Sense Is Tingling

X-Men: Days of Future Past Taunts Us With Instagram Video Teaser

Not to be outdone by the Captain America: The Winter Soldier trailer released by Marvel today, Fox released a teaser-teaser for their next superhero film. Normally we try and stay away from posting those but this one for X-Men: Days of Future Past is done pretty well and shows a great deal in a short time. And I’m sorry (not sorry) to say I’m more excited for this than Cap 2. Anyway, full trailer for this one hits October 29.

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Mutatis Mutandis

To Me, My X-Manatees!

Pretty Pretty Princess

Even More Disney Princesses Dressed as Other Characters for Halloween

Isaiah Stephens wasn’t done after the six Disney Princesses her dressed up for Halloween as other fictional characters. No, he had to continue with characters dressed as characters from Buffy, Korra, The Power Rangers, and the X-Men.

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Our Adorable Past

Hero-Glyphics, Proof All Those Time Travel Story Events Were Real

Josh Ln has uncovered some rare artifacts, indeed, but I mean it’s not like the Egyptians were really nerds. They were probably only pretending to be to get the attention of the Greeks.

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Mutatis Mutandis

Louie Joyce Draws the All-Lady X-Men Lineup

The newest incarnation of the main X-Men title, X-Men, caused some stir when it was announced that the main team lineup under Brian Wood would be six of Marvel’s most famous mutant characters… and they’d all, almost coincidentally, be women. Those six characters have been given lovely portraits by artist Louie Joyce.

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: A Captain Picard Quilt

As long as you have this quilt by Candy Coated Quilts you can say you’re sleeping with Sir Patrick Stewart and it will only kind of be a lie. (Nerd Approved)

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