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The untold truth of Cable

Four years after Cable's first appearance, his backstory was finally revealed in the four-issue miniseries The Adventures of Cyclops and Phoenix — the two lead characters of which are Cable's parents. Sort of. As it turns out, Cable's…

Stan Lee’s 10 greatest comics

On a technical level, "Parable" might be the single best comic book story Stan Lee has ever done. While his work with Kirby was defined by an energy that crackled off the page with excitement and adventure, this one has a level of…

Do we really need the Fantastic Four?

The thing that kept the FF relevant for so long was this idea that they were just in a completely different class than anyone else in the Marvel Universe. They'd been at it longer, they handled bigger threats, and they had concerns…