Episode 239: Fallen Angels

By CBI

This week, once again, Vince forced me to read something before reading it himself. This time, he took me back to the 80s, following reject New Mutants in X-Men: Fallen Angels. The mini-series ran for eight issues, however I could only get through four. The problem is that it is very much an 80s series, requiring actual effort to muscle through it.

In our What We’re Reading segment, we covered some new Marvels, as well as the 7th issue of Secret Wars, which even Vince agreed was meh.

Enjoy.

Discussion

X-Men: Fallen Angels

What We’re Reading

Vince: All-New All-Different Avengers, Ultimates
Roger: Web Warriors, Secret Wars, Drax, All-New Wolverine

New Releases

Marvel:

Black Knight #1
Captain America: Sam Wilson #3
Deadpool #2
Extraordinary X-Men #2
Mighty Thor #1
Ms. Marvel #1
New Avengers #3
Spider-Woman #1
Star Wars #12
Star Wars: Vader Down #1
Star-Lord #1
Uncanny Inhumans #2

DC:

Action Comics #46
Batman and Robin Eternal #7
Batman: Europa #1
Doctor Fate #6
Green Lantern: The Lost Army #6
Titans Hunt #2

Image:

I Hate Fairyland #2
Invincible #125
Pretty Deadly #6
Rat Queens #13
Tokyo Ghost #3
Wayward #11

Dynamite:

Voltron: From the Ashes #3

IDW:

Jem and the Holograms #9
Star Trek/Green Lantern #5
Transformers #47

Valiant:

Bloodshot Reborn #8
Wrath of the Eternal Warrior #1

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1 Comment

  1. E LeBel November 18, 2015, 4:17 pm

    hi gents,

    thanks for the podcast. Fallen Angels brought back some memories – I had read and enjoyed the series back in the day and it is somewhat dated and painful to read today. Nonetheless enjoyed the flashback. To add to the cheese, I remind you of the half-assed way that Sunspot and Warlock caught up with their New Mutant team-mates just in time for the “fall of the mutants” event – someone was scrambling to fit them in.

    I believe that the X-Factor issues you are referring to where Maddrox’s wayward duplicate returns is sometime in the early issues of the “new” X-factor shortly after the governmentalization of the team in issue 71. Then again this could have also been revisited at some other point.

    E

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