Joss Wheadon writes X-men

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Joss Wheadon writes X-men

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I just picked up the first issue of Joss Wheadon's Astonishing X-Men. Haven't read it yet. This is my one and only chance to get my wife to read a comic book.
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I haven't bought an issue of X-Men for ten years. Is "Astonishing" a different roster than "Uncanny" X-Men, or just "X-Men", or whatever the hell else they have in the quag these days? I did read a couple Grant Morrison stories from my brother's collection, and I'll probably just do the same with the Whedon run (my bro's a Buffy fan, I'm sure he'll pick them up).

I did read Fray and wasn't too impressed. I thought it added some cool minutae about the origin of demons and such, but the language just didn't pull me in like it did in the TV shows. Maybe it was just same expectations for a different medium. I don't know.

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Astonishing is brand new. I haven't read one in a long time either, just picking it up because of Joss. I think right now there's Uncanny, this new Astonishing, plain old X-Men, Excaliber has been renewed, Ultimate, and probably a dozen more.
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Just read it. Pretty darn good.

Shadowcat as Willow pretty much. "Now I have cloud-hair."
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Sorry, my wife is already convinced I've grown older, but I haven't grown up. :D
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