X of Swords primer: Everything you need to know
This week, we focus on preparing you, the listener, in all things X of Swords! X of Swords kicks off next week and we want to inform you of what you need to read, should read, and could read to prepare yourself for the event! This is your one-stop shop to get in on the ground floor of the biggest X-Men event since HOX and POX.
- Babs Tarr and Mariko Tamaki team up for Overwatch comic at Dark Horse
- Marvel Comics Solicitations December 2020
- Mark Waid returns to DC in December
- Chadwick Boseman to be honored with cover tribute
- Undone By Blood going to TV
- Penn State Press to launch Graphic Mundi imprint in Spring 2021
- Thor #7 features Tony Stark’s phone number for real...let’s call it on air!
- Wildstorm will be back, sorta
- Scott Snyder reveals Chain
- ‘Dawn of X’ rebrand wins Bronze at 2020 Brand Impact Awards
Segment - X of Swords Primer!
- It’s relatively easy to jump in
- We recommend you read Excalibur and X-Men
- If you really want to dig in, read all of Excalibur
- Who are the Externals?
- Who are the Swordbearers of Arrako?
- Seriously why does Wolverine need a sword?
Our Top Books of the Week
- Slaughterhouse Five HC (W: Ryan North, A: Albert Monteys)
- Detective Comics (2016) #1027 (Various)
- X-Men: Marvels Snapshot #1 (W: Jay Edidin, A: Tom Reilly)
- Hellions #4 (W: Zeb Wells, A: Stephen Segovia)
TOP BOOKS FOR NEXT WEEK
- Dave: X Of Swords Creation #1 (W: Jonathan Hickman, A: Pepe Larraz)
- Forrest: X of Swords Creation #1 (W: Jonathan Hickman, A: Pepe Larraz)
JUDGING BY THE COVER JR.
Off Topic Top Shelf - Forrest: DOOM