X-Reads: An X-Men Experience

X-Reads: An X-Men Experience

Connecting fans with their favorite creators. X-Reads recaps classic issues of X-Men comics with celebrities, artists, and writers. Join Chris & Chandler as they jump through different eras of X-Titles from Claremont to Hickman and everything in between. New episodes publish every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Find us on social media @xreadspodcast.


March 15, 2023 56 min
Agent M himself, Ryan Penagos, makes his X-Reads Podcast debut by recapping Uncanny X-Men 297 with Chris & Chandler and hyping up the 60th Anniversary X-Men Marvel Unlimited Event. Penagos is the Marvel Podcast co-host of "This Week in Marvel" and "Marvel's Pull List", plus you can see him doing unboxings, live-streams, and more on various Marvel Digital platforms.

Throughout his 16 years at Marvel, Ryan has been added as an eas...
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With the release of Ant-Man & the Wasp Quantumania - Chris and Chandler recap a recent issue of X-Men #8 (2021) by Gerry Duggan. This issue features a surprise appearancy by a villain not refrequently seen in X-books...MODOK! Chris decides MODOK is his cup of tea and Chandler delights in a shout out to Bob Quinn's original character Soft-Serve.

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Chris and Chandler love the new Firaxis Midnight Suns video game from 2K Games! Thankfuly Marvel also released a comic book series to coincide with the game release giving them ample amounts to gush about. Are you playing the new game? Did you unlock Wolverine yet? Tell us what you think on our social channels or our Discord server.

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Justin and Alicia from The X-Wife Podcast join the show to talk through the dynamic Lifedeath issue by Chris Claremont and Barry Windsor-Smith (Uncanny X-Men 186). A powerless Storm faces her new reality as she recovers at Forge's home and together they slowly fall in love.

Don't miss this intense issue that we x-read together in fine detail! Be sure to check out our guests on their podcast wherever you find your podcasts and on soc...
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Marvel's Stormbreaker artist Lucas Werneck joins the show to discuss the ultimate influential issue on his artistic career - New X-Men 121 by Grant Morrison and Frank Quietly. What an amazing issue that stands the test of time and even got it's own homage duplicate in Giant-Size Jean Grey and Emma Frost in the Krakoan era, drawn by Russell Dauterman.

Lucas debuted in the comic book industry in 2016, with works published by DC Comic...
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Happy New Year! It's 2023 and with a new year comes New X-Men as Chris and Chandler explore Grant Morrison's iconic relaunch of the X-Men in 2001. Considered one of the best new storylines of the history of X-Men comics, Grant Morrison introduced us to Cassandra Nova with a paired down team of Cyclops, Wolverine, Jean, Emma, and Beast. What a great time to revisit this series in the new year!

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December 28, 2022 75 min
We've gathered once again the Top 10 Most-Downloaded Episodes of the year in celebration of our amazing 2022! Tune in to hear the count-down as Chris and Chandler reminisce about their past year of recapping iconic X-Men issues - often with incredible special guests.

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December 7, 2022 54 min
Presenting our first-ever live recording of X-Reads: An X-Men Experience! The generous producers of Twin Cities Con invited Chris & Chandler to record in front of a live audience and interview the legendary Larry Hama. Together they continue the exploration of the 90's Fatal Attraction crossover with Wolverine #75.

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Writer Fabian Nicieza (X-Men, X-Force) returns to the podcast to chat about the epic Fatal Attractions story arch and his role in stripping the metal from Wolverine's bones - plus the full story behind those hologram covers! Fabian is packed with behind the scenes info on writing for Marvel in the 90's and the climate of the offices at that time.

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We're back with another Halloween special with What If Wolverine Became Lord of the Vampires? Journey into the unknown as The Watcher guides us into a scenario where Dracula defeats the X-Men and Wolverine overcomes him to become Lord of the Vampires. The issue is quirky and loads of fun. We hope you all have a safe and Happy Halloween!

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Writer and architect of the A.X.E. (Avengers | X-Men | Eternals) crossover event, Kieron Gillen, joins the pod to discuss his work on AXE, answer questions from Twitter, talk about Mister Sinister and recap Uncanny X-Men 209. Kieron selected a Nimrod issue as it's one of the first issues he read as a child that made an impact on him. It's an issue packed with the X-Men, The Hellfire Club, the Morlocks, The Body Shop, and more. ...
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Terri Hawkes, the English voice of Sailor Moon, joins Chris, Chandler, and Marvel Comics' Jordan D White to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Sailor Moon and her influence on X-Men comics. Terri voiced the title character of Sailor Moon from 1995-2000 appearing in multiple seasons of the television series and three feature films, making her one of the most heard voice of Sailor Moon for English audiences.

Jordan D. White is an ed...
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The maniacal voice of Mister Sinister - Chris Britton - appears on the show to talk about voicing the role in the 90's X-Men: The Animated Series, and cover the first appearance of The Nasty Boys in the issue X-Factor #75 by Peter David.

Born and raised in Toronto, Chris Britton first studied acting as a teenager. He graduated from York University with an Honors BFA in theatre. His voice has been heard in hundreds of commercials, n...
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September 7, 2022 68 min
Chris & Chandler leap ahead to the year 2099! Back in 1993, there was a huge push by Marvel to show what the bleak future holds with titles on X-Men, Punisher, Spider-Man, Hulk, Doom and more - all in the 2099 universe.

Current day comics are now pulling from the 2099 Universe with Steve Orlando writing in Brimstone Love and Cerebra into the Krakoan-era. Now is the perfect time to look back at X-Men 2099 and see what we may have ...
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The stewards of the House of X Podcast, Dylan & Regina, join Chris & Chandler to break down the gritty details of the seminole HOUSE OF X #1 written by Jonathan Hickman with art by Pepe Larraz.  This book changed everything and brought so many X-Men fans back into the fold.  It is legendary and the four of us dive deep into the data pages now that we have three years of books to reflect on.  You won't want to miss this in-depth loo...
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The very educated and astute knowledge of Doctor J. Andrew Derman of The Claremont Run joins Chris & Chandler as they journey into Limbo and recap the grand finale of Magik's mini-series run with Magik #4. Dr. Derman selected this issue for the podcast to reflect on the complex character of Illyana and the ways Claremont pushed the boundaries of comic book storytelling through her trial by fire in Limbo.

The Claremont Run is a proj...
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Episode 80 celebrate Uncanny X-Men 180 where Storm finally confronts Kitty Pryde on why she hates her new punk look. The issue is filled with things Chris and Chandler love like ridiculous 80's outfits (buccaneer boots on top of leg warmers on top of jeans??), scenes at the mall, Storm kicking butt, and so much more. Plus, the question is brought up - "Who would you have on your mutant basketball team?

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It's San Diego Comic-Con Week and Chris and Chandler are bringing the thunder!  First off, the podcast turned 3 years old on July 17th marking another fantastic year of x-reading comics, speaking with outstanding guests and so much more.  For SDCC, X-Reads Podcast will present the 3rd Annual X-Men Fandom Panel featuring talent from the X-Universe.  AIPT covered the talent announcement so go check it out!  For the issue, they chose ...
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Current artist of the new New Mutants run Rod Reis joins the show! His work alongside Vita Ayala is truly inspiring. For his debut he selects New Mutants 18 (Vol 1) - and we all gush about the incredible Demon Bear Saga drawn by Bill Sienkiewicz and written by Chris Claremont.

Rod is a Brazilian comic book artist and colorist who started his career in the mid-90s as an illustrator, doing lots of arts for RPG Magazines such as Dr...
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Justice Boles from the comic collector's dream app - Shortboxed - joins the show to discuss X-Men Schism and the epic break-up of Scott and Logan. On the show, Chris, Chandler, and Justice debate what songs would be on their breakup playlist and the misconstrued layout of San Francisco and Utopia that drives Justice (a local) mad!

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