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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 May 2014 9:45 p.m. PST

: Days of Future.

"X-Men: Days of Future Past offered up more mutants than you ever could have imagined, yet you're hungry for more and unsure where to turn after the latest (and arguably greatest) X-Men movie? Time to hit the comic book store.

Jumping from X-Men movies to comics presents some problems, however. First, there is a significant difference between each medium's version of characters and concepts. This is true for all superhero movies, but while the difference between Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Captain America the comic book is relatively minor in the grand scheme of things, the movie and comic book incarnations of the X-Men can be wildly different, despite the X-Men movies being the only franchise that attempts to directly adapt comic book stories for the screen.

There's also the problem of variety. Put simply, there's a lot of X-Men comic material out there. Marvel currently publishes no fewer than five series with X-Men in the title, to say nothing of spin-off series like Uncanny Avengers, Wolverine, X-Factor, Cyclops or the forthcoming Storm. For the last two decades, in fact, Marvel has published a mind-boggling amount of X-Men-related material (We chose some of the best last year), and the idea of simply jumping in justifiably seems more than a little terrifying…"
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Mithmee Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2014 10:03 p.m. PST

No you need to read this one.


Better than the movie

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