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Previously on X-Men: X-Men: The Last Stand

On this episode of Previously on X-Men, we go through the trilogy ending film, X-Men: The Last Stand! At the time, it was one of the biggest movies with a huge box office return. But, things soured quickly.

Eric and Hilary talk about the things that work and a lot of things that don’t. They try to find closure in this initial trilogy and discuss time healing all wounds. What went wrong with this film and is it worth watching anymore?

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Previously On X-Men: Interview with Fred Van Lente

In this episode of Previously On X-Men, Eric and Hilary get to interview author Fred Van Lente about his comic book work, specifically his time with the X-Men!

The talk about how he got his first X-assignment, his books X-Men Noir and Wolverine: First Class, writing stories in the Claremont-era and whether or not Wolverine is a werewolf!

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Previously on X-Men: Night of the Sentinels

On this episode of Previously on X-Men, Eric and Hilary finally get to the 90s animated series, with two-part pilot, Night of the Sentinels!

After discussing the failed pilot, Pryde of the X-Men, they talk about the continued difficulties the X-Men had getting to tv, which involved a prime time release, unfinished animation and recasting the whole voice crew! And, of course, they talk about how good the series is!

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Previously On X-Men: X2: X-Men United

On this episode of Previously On X-Men, Eric and Hilary talk about the 2003 sequel, X2: X-Men United!

Eric talks about how stupid excited he was for the movie, how important it was, his favorite scenes, moments, cameos, hints to the future and how his life is just about sitting around for new X-Men movies. Hilary likes the movie too.

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Previously On X-Men: Gambit (1999)

In this episode of Previously on X-Men, Eric and Hilary talk about Gambit’s 1999-2001 solo series by (mostly) Fabian Nicieza.

They talk about where Gambit was at the time of the series starting, Nicieza’s use of established villains and new characters and how well the series stands up today!

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Previously on X-Men: Character Spotlight: The Scarlet Witch

On this episode of Previously on X-Men, we deep dive in the history of the Scarlet Witch. While some may know her only as an Avenger, there are others of us who ever read her in roles in the X-Men.

We talk about her history with both teams, her time as both hero and villain, her importance in the X-Men series and her appearances in other media.

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Previously on X-Men: Pryde of the X-Men

In this episode of Previously on X-Men, Eric and Hilary talk about the failed pilot, Pryde of the X-Men! We had to cover this before we could get to the 90s animated series, but, you know what? We’re glad we did!

We talk about the the issues the X-Men had coming to television and how nothing ever came of this series. We talk about the pilot and discuss weather it’s worth watching these days. Also, yes, Australian Wolverine. But, also, Dazzler and her sweet jacket!

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Previously on X-Men: X-Men: The Movie

In this episode of Previously on X-Men, Eric and Hilary talk about the first X-Men movie! Or, X-Men: The Movie, to some. Or, X-Men 2000, as the super cool kids say today. It makes the movie seem weirdly futuristic for something twenty years old!

We talk about the history of the movie and it’s tough rode to getting into theaters. We go through the film and talk about how well it holds up, what it gets right, the changes it made and where it puts the future of this new franchise!

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Previously on X-Men: Giant-Size X-Men #1

In this episode of Previously on X-Men, Eric and Hilary talk about the series changing issue, Giant-Size X-Men #1. There’s a bit about the history of the X-Men comics up to that point and where the franchise was in the 70s.

They talk about the story, how it holds up today and how important it was to Eric when he first read this issue.

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Previously On X-Men: The Introduction

In the first episode of Previously on X-Men, Eric and Hilary introduce themselves, their entry into the X-Men and their history with these characters!

So, there’s a lot of talk about the comics, the movies and the cartoons! Then, each episode will rotate through the different forms of media. Deep dives into character histories, re-watches of the cartoon, interviews, it’s all there! Hope you survive the experience!

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