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May 8th, 2009
10:28 pm
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Mojoworld: Civil War!

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May 6th, 2009
03:50 pm


Return of the New Mutants
Three pages from New Mutants #1. You know, the new one. In which the Original New Mutants and the New Guys have words about Illyana.

....aaaaaaaaand once again the tags absolutely refuse to work for me. *headdesks*

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May 3rd, 2009
09:52 pm


Why Doug Ramsey Was Awesome Pt 2
Since [info]proteus_lives is planning to post NM Annual #2 as part of his Cypher posts before too long, I'd better pre-emptively post NM Annual #1, because of it's particular relevance to Doug! :)

When last we left Doug Ramsey, he'd just been woken up in the middle of the night by Cannonball flying in through his bedroom window to be told that he was a mutant, and taken to the X-Mansion to help the New Mutants establish meaningful dialogue with a disoriented and dangerous Warlock, which he did, which is impressive.

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12:51 pm


Why Doug Ramsey Was Awesome Pt 1
Inspired by [info]proteus_lives recent post here I've dug out the posts from old s_d detailing the start of the more... well, BREATHING, side of Doug Ramsey's career;

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01:59 am


The Death of Doug Ramsey
Greetings True Believers! I saw several New X-Men posts and it got me thinking about the original crew of muties, The New Mutants. Aside from a few holes, I own pretty much all of the original 100 issue run of NM. To this day it's one of my favorite comic series. Serious, funny, heart-breaking, great characters. In an era where the phrase "Protecting a world that fears and hates them." really meant something. New Mutants was Buffy before Buffy. Outcasts, nerds, jocks, pagans, farmboys, casanovas, mean teachers, evil adults, the agonies of growing up. All while being mutants who occasionally have to save the world and live up to the mantles of those who came before them.

This post is from the TPB, Fall of the Mutants. An X-Crossover (Back when crossovers were still a new/clever idea.) It concerns the death of one of the New Mutants. A boy named Doug Ramsey. His code name was Cypher and his power was Omnilingualism, meaning he could translate any language spoken, written or on a computer. Weird huh? His death was controversial. He was apparently one of those character you either loved or hated. (He's also one of the few MU characters that has never returned from the dead. So his death still has some impact.)

What did you think of Doug Ramsey?

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March 13th, 2009
07:39 pm


They're back baby, including the bestest little mutant of them all!
IGN releases details about the new New Mutants series, with a variant cover by Adam Kubert

Details here

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March 5th, 2009
09:27 am


The big gay love of Emma Frost and Angelica OMG DID EMMA JUST KILL A HORSE?

Shockingly, this wasn't written by Chris Claremont. I can't explain it either.

More veiled lesbianism and... yet more veiled lesbianism behind the cut. )

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