Hallmark 2014 Ornaments

http://www.hallmark.com/keepsake-ornaments/dream-book/

I mean to post this last month when they released this year’s ornaments.

Here are the ones we want :

Hallmark 2014 Ariel Statue of Eric

Hallmark 2014 Baby Mine Dumbo

Hallmark 2014 Eeyore

and will most likely buy.

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Nightcrawler Volume Two Issue 7

Nightcrawler V2 7

Plot Marguerite Bennet

Script Chris Claremont

Artist Todd Nauck

Colorist Artist Rachelle Rosenberg

Letterer VC’s Cory Petit

I wonder how much of the plot did Bennett provide?

I own this for all of the great Kitty Pryde appearances!  Thanks to my pal Nick for most of the images!

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Awkwardly, Death of Wolverine 4 hasn’t come out but here we are mourning him.  I like the idea of hero pictures in frames.  Who took the picture?  Was it easy to stage?  Do they do these every time a new member joins or leaves?

Kurt can’t sleep, he misses his best friend.

I have to say this.  How awkward is this concept?  Kurt escaped from Heaven.  He knows there is an afterlife and one can break out of it.  Why mourn for anyone?  When a hero dies, a group of heroes should organize and get their friend back.  Maybe wait six months, to build excitement and give the dead hero some time to relax.

Kurt goes to the Danger Room and recreates his favorite memories.

He recalls his first appearance in Giant Size X-Men 1, with Krakoa.

We cut to Uncanny X-Men 137 with the Death of Phoenix.  Another hero who dies and returns.  It is only a waiting game.  We get an image of behind the scenes of Uncanny X-Men 138, Phoenix’s funeral.  If only we were treated to a view of the final page as Kitty arrives to the mansion.

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Nauck really kills it on this issue.  Rosenberg makes the entire issue look beautiful.

Mutant Massacre.  We almost lost Kitty and Kurt in this event.  Look, Magik is there too!

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I know it is Harpoon that screwed Kitty’s powers up for a while.  I forget it was X-Men First Class villain, Riptide, who cut Kurt a thousand times.

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Has Moira and Kitty ever look so youthful and happy?  Love that recreation of Excalibur 1’s cover.

We get the panel from X-Men Second Coming, where Kurt dies saving Hope at Bastion’s hand.  Or arm, in this case.  Funny how Kurt is back on top again and Hope is a footnote, the difference a few years make.

We see Kurt escaping Heaven, so that is awkward.

Kurt is using an image inducer so he can walk around Salem Center with Logan.  Wolverine breaks it, as the city is full of friends of Kurt’s.  Which is odd, as isn’t Stevie Hunter and Doug Ramsey the only locals the X-Men even meet?

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Kurt creates a Danger Room sequence of Wolverine’s good friends.  Look at that awesome cast shot!

Havok, Puck, Spider-Woman, Thor, Black Widow, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, Spider-Man, Beast, Thing, She-Hulk, Northstar, Kitty Pryde, Rachel, Dazzler, ???, Psylocke, Storm, Rogue, Colossus, Jubilee, Sunspot, Cannonball, Gambit and Iron Man.

Who is that between Dazzler and Psylocke?  He isn’t Banshee.

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Angel and Aurora are at the party.  As is Heather Hudson and Iceman, even Mockingbird and Sasquach made it!

The program won’t let Wolverine enter the party.

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Kurt ends the sequence out of frustration.  See how happy computer generated Kitty is?

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Seeing these floating heads reminds me of how Kitty needs an iconic look.  It was nice when she wore her Blue Excalibur costume, as it gave her a face mask.  Nowadays, we have to just hope that the brunette with her hair in the ponytail is Kitty.

I like seeing the image of Juggernaut beating Colossus, such a great moment!

Issue ends with Rachel and Kurt hugging.  They are going to go enjoy life.

Glad that Crimson Pirates storyline wasn’t six issues so we could get treated to this issue.

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Ed Sheeran – I See Fire

Thanks to YouTuber Warner Bros. Pictures for hosting the video!

So I was Watching Desolation of Smaug, the second film in the Hobbit Trilogy.  I enjoyed it more than the first one.  Especially the Smaug scenes that makes up the final section of the film.  Then the credits start to roll and I heard this song and instantly loved it.  I like Ed Sheeran, I won’t say I’m a giant fan but most of his songs I like until the radio plays them too much.  I liked Sing so much more than Don’t.  But this song, I See Fire, is my favorite of his songs.

I have to keep reminding myself that Ed Sheeran is the guy who sang “The A Team” and how drastically different his first album was from his second – which I also admire.

Not sure when we can get around to watching Battle of Five Armies but that was my favorite section of the book, so I can’t wait to see it come to life.

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X-Men : The End : Book Three : Men and X-Men Issue 6

X-Men End Book Three 6

Writer Chris Claremont

Pencils Sean Chen

Inks Sandu Florea

Colors Avalon’s Ian Hannin

Letters Dave Sharpe

Part Six of Six or 18 of 18

Cover Dated August 2006

Inside front cover ad is for Adam Sandler’s Click.  I still haven’t seen it.

The End Trilogy is best read when it first came out in 2005 / 2006, as Claremont really took the time to take what was happening in the current titles – then added twenty years.

Reading the final issue of the saga, it just reads like some odd choices but it made sense at the time.

Issue opens on Chandilar, the thorneworld of the Shi’ar Empire. Cassandra Nova has killed Xavier and Jean, so she has his powers as well as the power of the Phoenix.

Last issue, the gathered X-Men hit her with their best shot – here, she laughs it off.  I’ve said this before but I’m not the biggest fan of the X-Men in space so a lot of this didn’t hold my interest.

The Earth sections, I really dug.

Wolverine in the Xavier Institute Emergency Medical Unit, is going into cardiac arrest.

In Chicago, at the Belles of Hell – the acting campaign headquarters for Kitty Pryde’s run for mayor.  Kitty has collapsed, and the people around her are freaking out.

In space.  The Imperial Guard are about to attack Cassandra Nova and she straight up kills him.

While she is gloating, Dazzler blasts a hole through her head.

Cassandra Nova gets better and appears to kill Storm and X-Man.

There is an ad for the Blade TV series, that I missed out on.

Bishop and his daughter attack and are defeated.

Cassandra Nova wants new opponents but sees the nearby sun and decides to explode it.  Before she can, Madelyne Pryor shows up.  She seems to merge with Jean and bring the dead X-Men, including Cyclops, back.  This is the part that seems to be overly complicated.

There is an ad for X-Men The Official Game, that is repeated on the back cover.

Jean takes the power of the Phoenix back.  They enter Cassandra Nova’s mind.  Then the worst happens.  Jean gives this two page speech that boils down to how since Xavier viewed the world as the humans hating and fearing them, he forced his students to view the world the same.  If only Xavier loved more when he was younger, the world would be better now.  So Xavier and his twin sister decide to restart and love each other now.

With that, all of the present mutants on the planet go to heaven.

There is a bulletin page, called the Pulse – the ad page for the Daily Bugle.  Civil War was on issue three.  Spider-Girl turns 100.

20 Years Later.  The good stuff.  We see that Kitty Pryde is the President!

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I love that Lockheed is chill laxing in the Oval Office.

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Kitty has three children.  The oldest, Meredith, and the twins who are ten years younger – Doug and Sara.  I only ‘get’ the naming of Doug.  No idea who the father is.

Alice Tremaine, who was a real jerk to Kitty back in Mekanix, is the Speaker of the House.

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Through Alice, we learned that Kitty became the mayor of Chicago.  Next, the Governor of Illinois and now, the President of the United States.

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Kitty gives a big ol’ speech.  Today is the one hundredth anniversary of Xavier’s birth as well as the twentieth anniversary of his death.  So he was 80 when he died and when he would have been 90, Kitty was giving birth to twins.

The cool thing about this two page spread is that the page is spilt with the dead X-Men in fiery heaven and the living listening to Kitty’s speech.

Instead of The End, we get – The Beginning!

The dead are – from what I can tell – Angel, Storm, Jean, Cyclops, Xavier, Nate Grey, Colossus, Captain Britain, Rogue, Gambit, Juggernaut, Domino and Warpath.

The living – Iceman, Callisto, Wolverine, Beast, Mystique, Emma Frost and Nightcrawler and his family.

. . .

The reason I reviewed this issue is that it features children of Kitty Pryde – or as I like to call them – Pryde’s Pride.  Today, our son – Walker Dennis Klein, is one years old!  Happy Birthday, Walker!

I show only three other comics with her children, so I am not sure what I will do after that but that is something Future John has to worry about.

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Legendary Star Lord 4

Legendary Star Lord 4

Writer Sam Humphries

Artiat Freddie Williams II

Colorist David Curiel

Letterer VC’s Joe Caramagna

Legendary Star Lord 4 Kitty mention

Issue opens with Quill being harassed by the Bad Boy’s computer interface, named Lydia.  I thought the ship was Hot Rod last issue, probably not.

Quill tells Lydia that Kitty isn’t his girlfriend.  They are not ready for titles, just yet.

Lydia and Quill talk about that awkward almost kiss that Peter and Kitty almost had.  Would it have connected?  Will they ever try again, on the ship, with Lydia’s lack of boundaries?

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Lydia asks the question, we all want to know.  If Quill is heading to Earth on a business trip, and Kitty knows about it and she knows that he isn’t going to make a stop to see her . . . how did that go over?

Luckily, this is a comic and we can just be shown that scene.  She is not thrilled!  Nor should she be.  It isn’t like they are an hour away from each other.  It takes some scheduling on both of their parts to sync up their schedules.

Kitty calls Quill a dumb ass and that seems to be a fitting description.

We get a hint of what happened in the Cancerverse between Quill, Thanos and the Richard Rider (the good one) Nova.

Quill tries to get his head back into the game and apologizes to Lydia.  His mission is a grave one.

Then we get 13 pages of Quill v Thanos.  It didn’t really keep my attention, a slew of references to truces and I’m not much of a Thanos guy.  Unless he’s courting (or trying to) Death or Captain America is standing up to him.  I’m sure Avengers 3 will turn me around on that.

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New Xavier School.  Former Weapon X Facility.

Kitty and Magik are washing dishes.  Which I like that they hang out together, doing odd chores.  It is probably the only time they can spend together.  Though it does bring up some practical issues.  Does the school not have (Canadian) military grade dishwashers?  I guess, since it was a Weapon X facility, that one of the punishments for the soldiers (mounties?) was that they would have to do the dishes of the entire facility.  Which could have been in the hundreds of occupants.  So the school has maybe 15 to 20 people, at any time, so the amount of dishes can’t be too many.

So there’s the dishwasher issue.  The other is . . . are they washing the dishes in their uniforms?  Are they cartoon characters and only have the one outfit?  I ‘get’ that maybe Magik has to be in her outfit, so that Legendary Star Lord readers, who are not X-Men readers, would know what she looks like in her uniform but the dialogue tells us who she is as well.  Did Humphries require the uniforms or did Williams just didn’t want to take any heat for what their casual attire looks like?  We may never know!

Illyana wondering if Kitty and Quill sext is very funny.  They can hologram together, so maybe sexting isn’t necessary.    I figure it is a term that Illyana just learn and she just wanted to use it in proper subtext.

As Kitty is the only one at the school, in a relationship, I imagine she is the talk of the land.  The Great Northern Land.

Does anyone know why Tumblr posters insist on not providing full page images but on breaking each panel into an image?  Seems odd as I’ve seen it both ways.  Either the entire page worth of panels has been separated out or just two panels from the page has been provided.  Is it a rights issue?  I may have to look into it as I’m reading the Lockheed Month comics that I plan on doing and I’m planning on posting every image of Lockheed (one day I will go back and update the posts I’ve already done) but I’m not sure if I’m not suppose to post a full page (or several pages of a comic).  A website over at daily scans that I like, posted eight pages and she made a reference to how many pages of the comic there were so that she wasn’t breaking the more than a third comic rule.  Which may have just been something for that webhost.  I’m sure someone will tell me if I’m on the verge of breaking a rule.

I could see if the issue is not providing credit to people but it is hard to tell who provided the original image.  If I see one image on Tumblr, I’m sure to see it maybe six or seven more times.

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Kitty lists all of Quill’s bad traits, which are numerous.  It is a safe relationship, so as long as no one is committing, might as well have some fun with it.

Bobby tells Kitty that she should go outside, there is something for her to see.

Apparently, Bobby has thought he has seen Big Foot before.

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Kitty, Illyana and teen Bobby head outside.  Someone has made a message in the snow using flowers.  For some reason, they misspelled ‘sorry’ which is the key word to not misspell.  It sort of implies the apology is not sincere.  Kitty does dock whoever it is points for spelling.  Good for her!

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Illyana looks weird without gloves, doesn’t she?

I like how Kitty doesn’t know, right away, who could be this ‘dumb ass.’  Illyana  is quick to point out the list of candidates is numerous.  Illyana wants to know who would hike up a mountain to do this.

Which seems odd to me as most people that the X-Men know, can just fly down or teleport down or a third way that doesn’t require actually having to walk up a mountain.

Bobby has who did it on video camera, it was Peter Quill!  Kitty is sort of in love, or at least like like – maybe even forgiveness.

Last two pages are dedicated to the next villain – Black Vortex, which isn’t super interesting.  Time will tell.

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Mile High Comics Codeword – Comics!

I’m not sure if the current Comics! codeword sale will be in effect after Christmas – or if another codeword will be used, but I have been told that my mother-in-law plans on getting me a gift card to Mile High Comics.  So, for weeks now, I have been super distracted with how to approach it.  I just went through my Wishlist and compared it to what Mile High Comics has in stock at the moment.

Here is what the current prices are (I go for the cheapest version of the title)

Title Issue Number Variant Name Mile High
A+X (2012) #2 McGuinness Variant 40
A+X (2012) #2 Del Mundo Variant 40
A+X (2012) #4 McGuinness Variant 40
All New Exiles Vs. X-Men (1995) #0 0
All-New Ultimates (2014) #1 David Marquez Variant 25
All-New Ultimates (2014) #2 Wimberly Cover 25
All-New Ultimates (2014) #3 Oum Variant 25
All-New X-Men (2013) #7 50th Anniversary Variant Cover 6.8
All-New X-Men (2013) #13 8.7
All-New X-Men (2013) #17 Immonen Variant 50
All-New X-Men (2013) #20 X-Men 50th Anniversary Variant 0
All-New X-Men (2013) #25 Cho Variant 50
Amazing Heroes (1981) #67 3.6
Amazing Heroes (1981) #75 2.3
Amazing Heroes (1981) #134 3.6
Amazing Heroes (1981) #193 0
Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #641 Women of Marvel Variant 0
Astonishing X-Men (2004) #1 Team cover 6
Astonishing X-Men (2004) #45 4.4
Astonishing X-Men (2004) #46 2.7
Astonishing X-Men (2004) #51 Djurdevic Variant Cover 0
Avengers (2013) #24 Anka Variant 20
Avengers Academy (2010) #3 Women of Marvel Variant 6
Avengers Academy (2010) #32 4.4
Avengers vs. Pet Avengers (2010) #1 Hardman Variant 0
Avengers vs. Pet Avengers (2010) #3 20
Avengers vs. Pet Avengers (2010) #4 0
Avengers Vs. X-Men (2012) #8 Kubert Variant 150
AVX: VS (2012) #3 Dodson Variant 25
Back Issue (2003) #4 0
Back Issue (2003) #33 0
Black Panther (1998) #23 0
Blackhawk (1957) #272 10
Bloodshot (2012) #12 3.6
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight (2007) #32 4.5
Bullet Points (2007) #5 0
Captain America (2011) #6 Marvel Comics 50th Anniversary Variant 80
Captain America (2013) #8 Wolverine Through The Ages Variant 40
Care Bears (1985) #7 0
Cataclysm: The Ultimates’ Last Stand (2014) #3 Mico Suayan Variant 60
Classic X-Men (1986) #38 2.6
Comic Reader (1961) #167 0
Comics Feature (1980) #45 0
Comics Feature (1980) #51 0
Comics Scene (1987) #30 5.2
Copybook Tales (1996) #6 0
Crazy Magazine (1973) #82 23.55
Daredevil: End of Days (2012) #8 5.8
Dark Angel (1992) #14 2.5
Dark Angel (1992) #15 4
Darkwing Duck (2010) #12 Cover B 0
David Anthony Kraft’s Comics Interview (1983) #11 6
David Anthony Kraft’s Comics Interview (1983) #46 0
David Anthony Kraft’s Comics Interview (1983) #56 0
David Anthony Kraft’s Comics Interview (1983) #98 0
Deadpool (2008) #7 21.6
Deadpool Kills Deadpool (2013) #1 My Little Pony variant 0
Death of Wolverine (2014) #1 Wizard World Richmond Variant 0
Death of Wolverine: The Weapon X Program (2014) #1 4.99
Doctor Voodoo: Avenger of the Supernatural (2009) #5 0
Excalibur (2001) #4 3
Fallen Angels (1987) #7 1.25
Fantastic Four Roast (1982) #1 2
Furrlough (1991) #47 0
Furrlough (1991) #48 0
Furrlough (1991) #52 0
G.I. Joe (2011) #5 Cover RI 0
G.I. Joe: Snake Eyes (2011) #5 Cover RI 0
Gambit (2012) #17 6
Gambit & Bishop: Sons of the Atom (2001) #3 4.75
Generation Hope (2011) #4 3.6
Generation Hope (2011) #6 4.4
Generation Hope (2011) #10 3.6
Giant-Size X-Men (1975) #4 3.6
Guardians of the Galaxy (1990) #9 6.8
Guardians Of The Galaxy (2013) #1 Phantom Variant 19.95
Hulk Team-Up (2009) #1 1.5
ICARUS (2011) #1 0
Iron Fist (1975) #10 14.4
Kevin Keller (2012) #15 Days of Future Past variant 0
Legendary Star-Lord (2014) #1 Midtown Variant 0
Lockjaw And The Pet Avengers Unleashed (2010) #1 Langridge Variant 3.6
Lockjaw And The Pet Avengers Unleashed (2010) #2 Kurtz Variant 0
Lockjaw And The Pet Avengers Unleashed (2010) #3 Miyazawa Variant 10.8
M.A.X. Yearbook (1993) #1 0
Marvel Age (1983) #39 1.25
Marvel Collectible Classics: X-Men (1998) #2 0
Marvel Collectible Classics: X-Men (1998) #5 0
Marvel Collector’s Edition (1993) #1 2
Marvel Fanfare (1982) #9 1
Marvel Graphic Novel (1982) #12 25.2
Marvel Holiday Special 2011 (2012) #1 0
Marvel Knights: X-Men (2014) #1 Rivera Variant 50
Marvel Universe vs. The Avengers (2012) #1 3.6
Marvel Universe vs. Wolverine (2011) #1 2
Marvel Zombies Halloween (2012) #1 0
Marvel Zombies Return (2009) #5 22
Marvel: Now What?! (2013) #1 8.7
Marvel: The Year-in-Review (1989) #1 0
Michael Wm. Kaluta Sketchbook Series (2012) OGN SC vol. 03 14
Muppet Babies (1985) #10 0
Mys-Tech Wars (1993) #2 3
Neal Adams Sketch Book (2005) Convention Exclusive 0
New Avengers (2010) #3 Women of Marvel Variant 9
New Mutants (2009) #1 Benjamin Variant 6.8
New Mutants (2009) #1 5.8
New Mutants (2009) #1 McLeod Variant 15
New Mutants (2009) #1 Second Printing 0
New Mutants (2009) #4 70th Frame Variant 10.8
New Mutants (2009) #6 Zombie Variant 10.8
New Mutants (2009) #10 Deadpool Variant 0
New Mutants (2009) #13 Heroic Age variant 0
New Mutants (2009) #15 Arthur Adams cover 0
New Mutants (2009) #17 2.3
New Mutants (2009) #24 0
New Mutants (2009) #25 Arthur Adams Variant 0
New Mutants (2009) #37 1.95
Ninja High School (1986) #176 Kickstarter Variant 0
Noble Causes: Family Secrets (2002) #3 B Version 0
NTSF:SD:SUV:: The Comic Book (2012) nn 4.25
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990) #4 3.5
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990) #30 21
Official Index to the Marvel Universe (2009) #3 2
Official Index to the Marvel Universe (2009) #4 4
Official Index to the Marvel Universe (2009) #5 2
Official Marvel Index To The X-Men (1987) #7 4.4
Original Sin (2014) #1 Art Adams Interlocking Battle Cover 10
Original Sin (2014) #3 Adams Variant 6
Phoenix (1984) #1 4
Power Pack (1984) #20 1.25
Power Pack (1984) #44 4
Punisher Kills the Marvel Universe (1995) #1 0
Revolutionary War: Omega (2014) #1 4.99
Rogues! (2013) #3 8
ROM (1979) #19 6.4
Scarlet Spider (2012) #18 7.2
Shame Itself (2012) #1 2.6
Sketchbook Varanda (2010) #3 0
Spider-Man/Fantastic Four (2010) #3 0
Spider-Men (2012) #4 2.6
Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Last Generation (2008) #1 Retailer Incentive Variant 0
Star Wars Insider (1994) #87 0
Superboy (1994) #27 6.75
Superheroes: The Heroic Visions of Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell (2000) Artbook 0
Superior Spider-Man (2013) #32 5.5
Survive! (2014) #1 Quinones Variant 25
Tails of the Pet Avengers (MDCU) (2010) #1 6
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1989) #53 10.8
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1989) #56 45
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1989) #61 32.4
Thor (1966) #614 Women of Marvel Variant 15
Ultimate Comics X-Men (2011) #1 Variant Cover 12
Ultimate Comics X-Men (2011) #1 Paco Medina Variant 30
Ultimate Comics X-Men (2011) #13 Jorge Molina Cover 25
Ultimate Comics X-Men (2011) #28 7.6
Ultimate Comics X-Men (2011) #29 Pagulayan Cover 50
Ultimate Fallout (2011) #6 Marko Djurdjevic Variant 13.6
Ultimate Mystery (2010) #4 6
Ultimate Spider-Man (2000) #100 Mark Bagley Heads cover 0
Ultimate Spider-Man (2000) #200 11.4
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #18 1
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #44 2
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #50 2
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #58 1.25
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #62 2.5
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #63 2.5
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #71 1.25
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #75 2
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #79 2.6
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #91 60
Uncanny Dave Cockrum… A Tribute (2004) OGN SC 31.5
Uncanny X-Force (2010) #2 10
Uncanny X-Force (2010) #19 7.2
Uncanny X-Force (2010) #21 4.4
Uncanny X-Force (2013) #13 8
Uncanny X-Men (1963) Annual 14 58
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #132 64.8
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #176 2.6
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #205 4.8
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #222 22.6
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #241 3.6
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #360 DF Exclusive 30
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #375 AnotherUniverse.COM edition (painted cover) 0
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #449 2.9
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #472 17.3
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #500 X-Women Variant Cover B 0
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #522 Brooks Variant 0
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #523 Finch Variant 0
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #531 10
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #536 0
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #544 2nd Printing Variant 8
Uncanny X-Men (2012) #1 Keown Variant 10.8
Uncanny X-Men (2013) Special 01 Brooks Variant 7.5
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #1 Skottie Young Baby Variant 10
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #1 Dell’Otto Variant 80
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #3 Noto Variant 80
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #7 11.25
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #19 Animal Variant 0
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #19 Campbell Variant 100
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #20 Granov Variant 45
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #23 SDCC Previews Exclusive 16
Universe X (2000) #3 1
Vampires: The Marvel Undead (2011) #1 6
What If? (1977) #13 6.4
What If? Age of Ultron (2014) #2 4.99
What If? AvX (2013) #2 8.7
What If? AvX (2013) #3 11.4
What If…? (1989) #47 5.1
What If…? (1989) #75 2.3
What The–?! (1988) #7 1.25
What The–?! (1988) #11 1.25
What The–?! (1988) #25 0
Wizard (1991) #90 0
Wizard (1991) #159 0
Wizard (1991) #219 10
Wolverine (1988) #173 2.9
Wolverine (2010) #7 5.8
Wolverine (2013) #10 8
Wolverine (2013) #11 50th Anniversary Variant 0
Wolverine & The X-Men (2011) #1 Nick Bradshaw Variant Cover 28.8
Wolverine & The X-Men (2011) #2 50th Anniversary Variant 80
Wolverine & The X-Men (2011) #3 0
Wolverine & The X-Men (2011) #4 Venom Variant 0
Wolverine & The X-Men (2011) #25 McGuinness Variant 80
Wolverine & The X-Men (2011) #36 Kris Anka Variant 50
Wolverine And Jubilee (2011) #1 0
Wolverine and Power Pack (2009) #2 6
Wolverine: First Class (2008) #6 Variant – Monkey 6.8
Wolverine: First Class (2008) #14 1.6
Wolverine: First Class (2008) #14 Wolverine Art Appreciation Variant 15
Wolverine: First Class (2008) #18 70th Anniversary Frame variant 0
X-Babies (2009) #1 Zombie variant 0
X-Club (2012) #3 6
X-Club (2012) #4 6
X-Factor Forever (2010) #4 3.6
X-Force (1991) #99 6
X-Force (1991) #100 0
X-Infernus (2009) #1 J. Scott Campbell Variant 0
X-Men (1991) Annual 02 1.25
X-Men (1991) #100 Dynamic Forces Variant 0
X-Men (1991) #100 Leinil Francis Yu Cover 14.4
X-Men (2010) #4 Vampire Variant 0
X-Men (2010) #7 Marko Djurdjevic Variant 0
X-Men (2010) #11 X-Men Evolutions Variant 0
X-Men (2013) #1 Dynamic Forces variant 50
X-Men (2013) #1 Young Variant 10
X-Men (2013) #1 Dodson Variant 100
X-Men (2013) #1 Phantom Variant 24.95
X-Men (2013) #2 Conner Variant 100
X-Men (2013) #3 Anka Variant 100
X-Men (2013) #5 2nd Printing 15
X-Men Adventures (1994) #4 1
X-Men Classic (1990) #46 3
X-Men Classic (1990) #48 2
X-Men Classic (1990) #50 1.25
X-Men Classic (1990) #51 1.25
X-Men Classic (1990) #60 2.3
X-Men Classic (1990) #61 7.2
X-Men Classic (1990) #65 2.9
X-Men Classic (1990) #95 2.3
X-Men Classic (1990) #104 1.95
X-Men Classic (1990) #105 7.8
X-Men Classic (1990) #106 3.6
X-Men Forever (2009) #4 30s Decade Variant 10.8
X-Men Forever (2009) #10 Zombie variant 7.2
X-Men Forever 2   (2010) #14 4.4
X-Men Legacy (2008) #231 0
X-Men Unlimited (1993) #27 1.5
X-Men: Alpha (1995) #1 10.8
X-Men: Battle of the Atom (2013) #2 Ribic Variant 0
X-Men: Evolution (2002) #1 2.5
X-Men: Evolution (2002) #4 1.6
X-Men: Evolution (2002) #5 2.5
X-Men: Evolution (2002) #6 2
X-Men: Evolution (2002) #9 1.5
X-Men: Legacy (2013) #20 10
X-Men: Legacy (2013) #23 5.8
X-Men: Phoenix – Legacy of Fire (2003) #2 2.9
X-Men: Prelude To Schism (2011) #1 2
X-Men: Prelude To Schism (2011) #4 0
X-Men: Schism (2011) #1 Bradshaw Variant 40
X-Men: Schism (2011) #2 6.8
X-Men: Schism (2011) #3 Cho Variant 0
X-Men: Schism (2011) #5 Variant Cover 30
X-Men: The Times and Life of Lucas Bishop (2009) #3 0
X-Men: The Ultra Collection (1994) #5 0
X-Men: To Serve And Protect (2011) #3 0
X-Treme X-Men (2012) #7.1 1.25

All said, the grand total for everything is – $3,201.47.

Then I made the list from least expensive to most

Title Issue Number Variant Name Mile High
Marvel Fanfare (1982) #9 1
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #18 1
Universe X (2000) #3 1
X-Men Adventures (1994) #4 1
Fallen Angels (1987) #7 1.25
Marvel Age (1983) #39 1.25
Power Pack (1984) #20 1.25
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #58 1.25
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #71 1.25
What The–?! (1988) #7 1.25
What The–?! (1988) #11 1.25
X-Men (1991) Annual 02 1.25
X-Men Classic (1990) #50 1.25
X-Men Classic (1990) #51 1.25
X-Treme X-Men (2012) #7.1 1.25
Hulk Team-Up (2009) #1 1.5
X-Men Unlimited (1993) #27 1.5
X-Men: Evolution (2002) #9 1.5
Wolverine: First Class (2008) #14 1.6
X-Men: Evolution (2002) #4 1.6
New Mutants (2009) #37 1.95
X-Men Classic (1990) #104 1.95
Fantastic Four Roast (1982) #1 2
Marvel Collector’s Edition (1993) #1 2
Marvel Universe vs. Wolverine (2011) #1 2
Official Index to the Marvel Universe (2009) #3 2
Official Index to the Marvel Universe (2009) #5 2
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #44 2
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #50 2
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #75 2
X-Men Classic (1990) #48 2
X-Men: Evolution (2002) #6 2
X-Men: Prelude To Schism (2011) #1 2
Amazing Heroes (1981) #75 2.3
New Mutants (2009) #17 2.3
What If…? (1989) #75 2.3
X-Men Classic (1990) #60 2.3
X-Men Classic (1990) #95 2.3
Dark Angel (1992) #14 2.5
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #62 2.5
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #63 2.5
X-Men: Evolution (2002) #1 2.5
X-Men: Evolution (2002) #5 2.5
Classic X-Men (1986) #38 2.6
Shame Itself (2012) #1 2.6
Spider-Men (2012) #4 2.6
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #79 2.6
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #176 2.6
Astonishing X-Men (2004) #46 2.7
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #449 2.9
Wolverine (1988) #173 2.9
X-Men Classic (1990) #65 2.9
X-Men: Phoenix – Legacy of Fire (2003) #2 2.9
Excalibur (2001) #4 3
Mys-Tech Wars (1993) #2 3
X-Men Classic (1990) #46 3
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990) #4 3.5
Amazing Heroes (1981) #67 3.6
Amazing Heroes (1981) #134 3.6
Bloodshot (2012) #12 3.6
Generation Hope (2011) #4 3.6
Generation Hope (2011) #10 3.6
Giant-Size X-Men (1975) #4 3.6
Lockjaw And The Pet Avengers Unleashed (2010) #1 Langridge Variant 3.6
Marvel Universe vs. The Avengers (2012) #1 3.6
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #241 3.6
X-Factor Forever (2010) #4 3.6
X-Men Classic (1990) #106 3.6
Dark Angel (1992) #15 4
Official Index to the Marvel Universe (2009) #4 4
Phoenix (1984) #1 4
Power Pack (1984) #44 4
NTSF:SD:SUV:: The Comic Book (2012) nn 4.25
Astonishing X-Men (2004) #45 4.4
Avengers Academy (2010) #32 4.4
Generation Hope (2011) #6 4.4
Official Marvel Index To The X-Men (1987) #7 4.4
Uncanny X-Force (2010) #21 4.4
X-Men Forever 2 (2010) #14 4.4
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight (2007) #32 4.5
Gambit & Bishop: Sons of the Atom (2001) #3 4.75
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #205 4.8
Death of Wolverine: The Weapon X Program (2014) #1 4.99
Revolutionary War: Omega (2014) #1 4.99
What If? Age of Ultron (2014) #2 4.99
What If…? (1989) #47 5.1
Comics Scene (1987) #30 5.2
Superior Spider-Man (2013) #32 5.5
Daredevil: End of Days (2012) #8 5.8
New Mutants (2009) #1 5.8
Wolverine (2010) #7 5.8
X-Men: Legacy (2013) #23 5.8
Astonishing X-Men (2004) #1 Team cover 6
Avengers Academy (2010) #3 Women of Marvel Variant 6
David Anthony Kraft’s Comics Interview (1983) #11 6
Gambit (2012) #17 6
Original Sin (2014) #3 Adams Variant 6
Tails of the Pet Avengers (MDCU) (2010) #1 6
Ultimate Mystery (2010) #4 6
Vampires: The Marvel Undead (2011) #1 6
Wolverine and Power Pack (2009) #2 6
X-Club (2012) #3 6
X-Club (2012) #4 6
X-Force (1991) #99 6
ROM (1979) #19 6.4
What If? (1977) #13 6.4
Superboy (1994) #27 6.75
All-New X-Men (2013) #7 50th Anniversary Variant Cover 6.8
Guardians of the Galaxy (1990) #9 6.8
New Mutants (2009) #1 Benjamin Variant 6.8
Wolverine: First Class (2008) #6 Variant – Monkey 6.8
X-Men: Schism (2011) #2 6.8
Scarlet Spider (2012) #18 7.2
Uncanny X-Force (2010) #19 7.2
X-Men Classic (1990) #61 7.2
X-Men Forever (2009) #10 Zombie variant 7.2
Uncanny X-Men (2013) Special 01 Brooks Variant 7.5
Ultimate Comics X-Men (2011) #28 7.6
X-Men Classic (1990) #105 7.8
Rogues! (2013) #3 8
Uncanny X-Force (2013) #13 8
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #544 2nd Printing Variant 8
Wolverine (2013) #10 8
All-New X-Men (2013) #13 8.7
Marvel: Now What?! (2013) #1 8.7
What If? AvX (2013) #2 8.7
New Avengers (2010) #3 Women of Marvel Variant 9
Blackhawk (1957) #272 10
Original Sin (2014) #1 Art Adams Interlocking Battle Cover 10
Uncanny X-Force (2010) #2 10
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #531 10
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #1 Skottie Young Baby Variant 10
Wizard (1991) #219 10
X-Men (2013) #1 Young Variant 10
X-Men: Legacy (2013) #20 10
Lockjaw And The Pet Avengers Unleashed (2010) #3 Miyazawa Variant 10.8
New Mutants (2009) #4 70th Frame Variant 10.8
New Mutants (2009) #6 Zombie Variant 10.8
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1989) #53 10.8
Uncanny X-Men (2012) #1 Keown Variant 10.8
X-Men Forever (2009) #4 30s Decade Variant 10.8
X-Men: Alpha (1995) #1 10.8
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #7 11.25
Ultimate Spider-Man (2000) #200 11.4
What If? AvX (2013) #3 11.4
Ultimate Comics X-Men (2011) #1 Variant Cover 12
Ultimate Fallout (2011) #6 Marko Djurdjevic Variant 13.6
Michael Wm. Kaluta Sketchbook Series (2012) OGN SC vol. 03 14
Iron Fist (1975) #10 14.4
X-Men (1991) #100 Leinil Francis Yu Cover 14.4
New Mutants (2009) #1 McLeod Variant 15
Thor (1966) #614 Women of Marvel Variant 15
Wolverine: First Class (2008) #14 Wolverine Art Appreciation Variant 15
X-Men (2013) #5 2nd Printing 15
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #23 SDCC Previews Exclusive 16
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #472 17.3
Guardians Of The Galaxy (2013) #1 Phantom Variant 19.95
Avengers (2013) #24 Anka Variant 20
Avengers vs. Pet Avengers (2010) #3 20
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990) #30 21
Deadpool (2008) #7 21.6
Marvel Zombies Return (2009) #5 22
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #222 22.6
Crazy Magazine (1973) #82 23.55
X-Men (2013) #1 Phantom Variant 24.95
All-New Ultimates (2014) #1 David Marquez Variant 25
All-New Ultimates (2014) #2 Wimberly Cover 25
All-New Ultimates (2014) #3 Oum Variant 25
AVX: VS (2012) #3 Dodson Variant 25
Survive! (2014) #1 Quinones Variant 25
Ultimate Comics X-Men (2011) #13 Jorge Molina Cover 25
Marvel Graphic Novel (1982) #12 25.2
Wolverine & The X-Men (2011) #1 Nick Bradshaw Variant Cover 28.8
Ultimate Comics X-Men (2011) #1 Paco Medina Variant 30
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #360 DF Exclusive 30
X-Men: Schism (2011) #5 Variant Cover 30
Uncanny Dave Cockrum… A Tribute (2004) OGN SC 31.5
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1989) #61 32.4
A+X (2012) #2 McGuinness Variant 40
A+X (2012) #2 Del Mundo Variant 40
A+X (2012) #4 McGuinness Variant 40
Captain America (2013) #8 Wolverine Through The Ages Variant 40
X-Men: Schism (2011) #1 Bradshaw Variant 40
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1989) #56 45
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #20 Granov Variant 45
All-New X-Men (2013) #17 Immonen Variant 50
All-New X-Men (2013) #25 Cho Variant 50
Marvel Knights: X-Men (2014) #1 Rivera Variant 50
Ultimate Comics X-Men (2011) #29 Pagulayan Cover 50
Wolverine & The X-Men (2011) #36 Kris Anka Variant 50
X-Men (2013) #1 Dynamic Forces variant 50
Uncanny X-Men (1963) Annual 14 58
Cataclysm: The Ultimates’ Last Stand (2014) #3 Mico Suayan Variant 60
Ultimate X-Men (2001) #91 60
Uncanny X-Men (1963) #132 64.8
Captain America (2011) #6 Marvel Comics 50th Anniversary Variant 80
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #1 Dell’Otto Variant 80
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #3 Noto Variant 80
Wolverine & The X-Men (2011) #2 50th Anniversary Variant 80
Wolverine & The X-Men (2011) #25 McGuinness Variant 80
Uncanny X-Men (2013) #19 Campbell Variant 100
X-Men (2013) #1 Dodson Variant 100
X-Men (2013) #2 Conner Variant 100
X-Men (2013) #3 Anka Variant 100
Avengers Vs. X-Men (2012) #8 Kubert Variant 150

Thanks for indulging me as I mostly just wanted to keep this list somewhere handy that I could refer to later as I may not have my handy dandy Excel spreadsheet.

Honestly, no comic or variant cover should be over $50, that just seems super silly.  I’m sure I could go to eBay and find these variants for half off.

I’m mostly looking forward to adding my $1 comics, entering the codeword, seeing the discount, going through the $2 comics and getting up to the maximum amount.

Or rather, add to my shopping cart until I get near to $100 (if that’s how much the gift card is for) and then entering the codeword and seeing the discount and going back up to the total allotted and doing it over again.

I really do wish that their web master could figure out a way to enter the codeword like how Lonestar Comics does it and that way, it just applies the discount as you go.  Instead, I have click Shopping Card, take off the insurance, input all of my information (the computer remembers it but I still have to click down and tab to auto-fill), then go to Review Order, then see how much I have saved.

I guess one way is to just go up to $150, do the discount and then eliminate one or two comics that gets me under my total.

There is a chance, knowing my luck, that maybe I am not getting a gift card at all so this list will just be an update from March.  Which, somehow, I bought $75 worth of back issues and there is still an additional one thousand dollars between the two, so that’s just variants adding up.  Which I guess all it would take is ten 100 dollar variants to do that.  The only way for me to buy variants is to have them either be under ten dollars or have Hastings have them, as they rarely charge more than cover price or $15.

 

 

 

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Death of Wolverine 3

Death of Wolverine 3

Writer Charles Soule

Penciler Steve McNiven

Inker Jay Leister

Colorist Justin Ponsor

Letterer Chris Eliopoulos

Death of Wolverine 3 Kitty 1a Death of Wolverine 3 Kitty 1b

Issue opens pretty dramatically with Kitty threatening to give Lady Deathstrike not a good time.  Lady Deathstrike doesn’t believe Kitty has it in her, she’s no killer. One quick exchange later, Kitty unphases her hand and destroys Lady Deathstrike’s in the process.  Something we all know she was able of but haven’t seen before.  That’s some intense action!

I’ve been waiting for this third issue forever!  Still no word if Kitty will be in the fourth one.  The way this issue ends, makes me feel like Kitty won’t be there in the fourth issue, unless there is a page of a slew of characters looking sadacus.

Lady Deathstrikes scurries away, as Logan bleeds on the floor.

Death of Wolverine 3 Kitty 2

Kitty pulls a serum out of her back pocket and injects Logan.  His eye starts to heal.

Death of Wolverine 3 Kitty 3

Kitty explains how it is a regen serum, nowhere close to his old healing factor but it helps when needed.  She doesn’t explain where it comes from.  We are suppose to believe it comes from Beast, perhaps?

Kitty implies that Wolverine gave her a call.  It didn’t happened in the last issue and I checked Marvel Database’s first issue summary and Kitty isn’t listed as a mention, so it must have happened off panel or in-between panels.

Logan updates her about the situation.  He wants to live but he has to deal with whomever has a contract out on him.  At least, it isn’t for his death, whomever it is, wants him alive.  Since Ogun is involved, it must be someone with deep pockets.  Also, that Ogun must be on the top of the chain.

Kitty is all for going after Ogun, she will always have unfinished business when it comes to Ogun.

Tokyo.  Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens.

Death of Wolveirne 3 Kitty prefight

McNiven and Ponsor do a great job with this park, it looks bright and peaceful.  I do like how Marvel holds Ponsor back for these big events.

Now that they can sit and talk (I wonder what they talked about on the plane over?), Logan is able to go into even more detail about the situation.  Essentially, just recapping the previous issue.

Logan wonders if this will ever stop, or does he have to fight people until his last breath.  He contemplates suicide.  Which is never the solution, Kitty agrees.  I like how Logan says, snikt.  He knows the sound of his own claws popping.

Logan is looking forward to getting older, he has plans.

Death of Wolveirne 3 Kitty ewww

In the grossest panel I’ve seen in a long time, Kitty moves in and kisses Logan.  He likes it, of course, but that’s not how he defines their relationship.  Kitty sort of loses her mind.

Death of Wolverine 3 Kitty Ogun Fight 1

Wolverine quickly figures out that it is Ogun who is controlling Kitty’s body.  So Ogun has kissed Wolverine as Kitty and who knows what those two did as husband and wife while Ogun was controlling Viper’s body.  That Ogun, he’s an interesting fellow.

Ogun’s telling of how he possessed Kitty isn’t that exciting.  It is basically, I needed her body, I took her body.  Sure there was a fight, but look, this is the situation.  This is a big event (or should be one) so I like that we just stick with the bigger moments.

Wolverine starts fighting Ogun Pryde.  He’s holding back, as he should, but Ogun isn’t limited by such thoughts.

Death of Wolverine 3 Kitty Ogun Fight 2

Wolverine finds an old samurai armor and dons it.  It is on!

Death of Wolverine 3 Kitty Ogun Fight 3

We get an awesome sword fight.  Wolverine isn’t doing so well.  Ogun Pryde attempts a death blow but the sword phases right through Wolverine.  Kitty is fighting back, yo!

So fantastic that Kitty isn’t some weak body host, she knows Ogun and knows she can fight him.

I also like the artistic choice of, while her body is controlled by Ogun, that we don’t see her face.

Death of Wolverine 3 Kitty Ogun Fight 4

Wolverine mentions how Ogun trained both himself and Kitty.  Ogun could probably kill Wolverine but not while Kitty is fighting him.  The old master can’t take on two of his best students.

Death of Wolveirne 3 Kitty postfight

Kitty has fought Ogun out of her system.  She knows he couldn’t have gotten too far.  She just needs a moment but he needs to go now.

Kitty also reveals who may end up killing Wolverine.  Good ol’ Professor Abraham Cornelius of Weapon X days.  Which I’m a little embarrassed I didn’t suspect him.  He’s an old enough villain that it makes sense.  I guess I may have been under the impression that he is dead.

Wolverine hints that this is the big time.  Though Cornelius isn’t the type to have his hands around Logan’s throat, so it will probably be a machine of some sort that kills him.

Death of Wolverine 3 Kitty Ogun 1

Logan has followed a trail, not sure what type of one.  He has located Cyber’s dead body.  Ogun killed Cyber.  Logan doesn’t care, Cyber deserved worst.  Cyber is one of those Wolverine villains that I just associated with adamantium and low level thug.

Logan reveals he knows about Cornelius, Ogun knows that it was Kitty who told him.  I like Ogun referring to her as, Ms. Pryde.

Ogun tells us about what Viper hinted at last issue. Cornelius is collecting things.  Cyber’s skin.  Swords.  A statue of the Hulk.  Like Viper said, the items seem to be random or at least – from what I can tell – Wolverine related.

Death of Wolverine 3 Kitty Ogun 2

Logan suspects Cornelius is after adamantium.  Ogun tells him that isn’t the case.  The professor really wants Logan alive.

Ogun goes on to explain that Cornelius is in Paradise Valley, Nevada at one of his multiple bases.

Ogun makes an unusual offer.  He would be willing to kill his latest host body if Wolverine wants to fight, or he will let his host body live if Wolverine just walks away.

Ogun offers more healing serum, but Wolverine has already decided to let him go.  He doesn’t take the serum, if only he knew what the title of the miniseries is.

Issue ends with a splash page of Professor Cornelius’ face.

The bonus section has nice sketch art and portions of the script with plenty of Kitty Pryde sections.

Cornelius was killed via shot to the head by Maverick, in X-Men Volume One Issue 7.

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Wishlist : Heroclix – Sprite

Can Ariel be too far behind?  Actually they call the Kate Pryde one, Ariel, which is silly.  She’s Kate Pryde.  A grown woman doesn’t go back to her codename that she had when she was 13.  Get it together WizK!ds!

Heroclix DoFP Sprite

 

 

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Astonishing X-Men Sketchbook

Astonishing X-Men Sketchbook

Featuring the artwork of :

Simone Bianchi & Salvador Larroca

Cover Dated 2008

Warren Ellis’ name is on the cover but as far as I can tell, he’s only being given credit due to the fact that Bianchi wouldn’t have anything to draw unless Ellis wrote it for him to draw.

Larroca, also from what I can tell, only provides the designs of the new X-Men Headquarters in San Francisco, that they used for maybe a year before Utopia.

I thought the image from that shirt I want to own came from this but it must have been either an original work or from some other source that I can’t track down.

I’ve kept this special for this one page :

Astonishing X-Men Sketchbook Kitty Finished

This was meant to be used for a promo piece.  I’m sure Bianchi drew Kitty first, showed to some editor and before he could draw several pages of her, they had to tell her hat Joss Whedon was going to abandon her in space for what will be three years before Matt Fraction saved her and Whedon’s run.

 

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Wishlist : Heroclix – Wolverine Uncanny X-Men 141

I can’t believe someone had the genius idea to make this figure!  I know it will be super expensive.  Popular Collections is selling it for around $13 and I bet that’s the cheapest place on the Internet.

Heroclix DoFP Wolverine 141

http://www.popularcollections.com/mhcxdfp19.html

Every so often, I make the mistake of clicking a clink I get from that website and I learn that I’m behind on my Heroclix desires by either one or two collections.  They are getting better and better with their sculps!  Especially if they actually look like that but in miniature form.  Back in the day, the pictures always looked far better than the actual item.  It wasn’t ideal.  Unless it was one of the big name characters.

I wish they had added Kate to this one, I know it would have been a twenty dollar Unique figure but it would have been worth it, especially with how it clearly is waiting for someone on that base next to him.

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