It’s This Week in X for 7 April, 2021!
CONTENT WARNING: This episode includes discussion of self-harm and suicidal ideation.
Join Peter, Fariha, & Harry as we discuss Marauders (2019) #19 and Excalibur (2019) #20, plus the breaking news of new X-titles debuting in July, August, and September 2021!
Marauders #19 has a lot to say beyond its basic plot of a turf war in Madripoor, and it leads us to discuss continuity as technical debt, class conflicts in mutant society, if the Hellfire Kids can be truly scary, the plight of visible minorities, what’s left behind after colonization and occupation, what it means being born a mutant, and even more!.
Then, in Excalibur #20, we have a serious, personal discussion about mental health, the gender divide in Krakoan mercy, being former kids who move to the Adults Table, how class privilege can affects re-starting with a “blank slate,” and much more.
Plus, what are Leah Williams and Jonathan Hickman writing in the new line-up of X-books?!!?
Spoiler warning – we discuss everything about X-Men up to and including comics from this week, as well as other current events in the Marvel Universe.
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