17 Waverly Podcast

‘X-Men’ #20 Review

We are one week away from the highly anticipated Hellfire Gala. Leading up to the first three issues of the arc we were given X-Men #20 which has been one of my favorite X-Men issues in a minute. Taking us back to key plots, long since left dangling, we have Mystique preparing to return to […]

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17 Waverly Podcast, Our Thoughts

‘Way of X’ #1 Review

Way of X, written by Si Spurrier, is the latest book to join the ongoing list of X-titles. The new comic focuses on Nightcrawler and his (possible?) road towards creating the first mutant religion. I have been looking forward to this book because it’s one of those titles that ties directly to the “thesis” of […]

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Comic Couch, Our Thoughts

Will the MCU Embrace Wiccan in All His Glory?

We are just one episode away from the series(?) finale of WandaVision. There are still many unanswered question, but one thing that is certain is that Billy and Tommy are here to stay. As Kate Bishop, America Chavez, Stature, and other Young Avengers are set to make their debut, it is highly unlikely that the […]

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Comic Couch, Our Thoughts

The Concept of the Soul in Current Nerd Fiction

Let’s get existential for a bit! One particular thing that has stood out to me lately is the emphasis on the concept of the human soul across “nerd” fiction. My first encounter with the idea came with Jonathan Hickman’s House of X/Power of X miniseries, followed by Ernest Cline’s follow-up Ready Player Two, and most […]

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Comic Couch, Our Thoughts

‘WandaVision’ and the Laws of Magic

We are just one week away from the FINALE of the WandaVision limited series over on Disney+. Yes, as of right now, the show focusing on Wanda Maximoff and Vision is said to be a ‘one and done.’ Thought it is worth noting that when it comes to Kevin Feige we should never say never, […]

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Comic Couch, Our Thoughts

‘X of Swords’ Chapters 9 and 10

It’s Wednesday so we have new X of Swords chapters! Unlike previous weeks we are only getting two installments this time around; Excalibur and X-Men issues #13 respetively. Excalibur: Ok, so no secret this is not my favorite book in the lineup; something about mutants and magic that have never mixed with me. I’m aware […]

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Comic Couch, Our Thoughts

‘X of Swords’ Chapters 6-8 Review

Another week so another set of X of Swords chapters. Last week felt more straight forward where this time around we had three unique narrative paths. There’s nothing too big from this bulk so let’s just get into it. Hellions: I wasn’t excited for this book in the slightest, but the writing is on point […]

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