Episode 71: X-Men and "Age of Apocalypse" Revisited
April 16, 2016•158 min
The ComicsVerse Podcast team has assembled to bring you, the listener, an in-depth discussion on the X-Men crossover, "Age of Apocalypse," just in time for the upcoming film, X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, due out on May 27th.
Be warned: The combined forces of Justin and Chris may have broken the ComicsVerse all-time record for profanities used on a podcast. It could even be suggested that, using the variety of colorful words that would make a Sailor uncomfortable, one could in theory, turn it into a drinking game. There’s plenty of material to work with.
The ComicsVerse crew covers the entire run of the 1995–1996 crossover, providing everything from summaries of this nine-title event to an exploration of the deeper themes and tropes "Age of Apocalypse" provides.
The story itself begins when Professor X's son, Legion, goes back in time and kills Magneto, believing it was the only way to truly achieve his father's dream of peaceful coexistence between mutants and humans. His trip, though, is ill