The Best X-Men Movie Watch Order?

Now that mutants are officially being introduced into the MCU’s Phase 4 (Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Ms. Marvel, Wakanda Forever, etc), I figured it might be a good time to revisit Fox’s X-Men series, before it’s inevitably rebooted by Disney.

Before the Marvel Cinematic Universe began with 2008’s “Iron Man”, before Sam Raimi’s Spider-man trilogy, and following the success of 1999’s “Blade”, Bryan Singer gave us one of the most serious takes on a comic book franchise to date, with 2000’s “X-Men”!

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Every Spider-man Movie Explained

With the release of “Spider-man: No Way Home”, we figured it might be helpful to put together a guide to the Spider-man films, especially considering we’ve had three live-action takes on Peter Parker in the last 20 years! So if you’re new to the webslinger, or just need a refresher course, this is a good starting point.

THE SAM RAIMI ‘SPIDER-MAN’ TRILOGY (2002-2007)

Before Spider-man’s official introduction into the MCU (with Tom Holland as the web crawler), this is a great point to revisit the original Spider-man trilogy, directed by Sam Raimi and starring Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker!

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“SIN CITY: BOOZE, BROADS, AND BULLETS” (VOL 6) – Revisited

Click here for Vol 5 – “Family Values”

“She shivers in the wind, like the last leaf on a dying tree.” – the Colonel

BOOZE, BROADS, & BULLETS

The sixth “Sin City” volume is an anthology, collecting various short stories set in Frank Miller’s Basin City.

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“SIN CITY: FAMILY VALUES” (VOL 5) – Revisited

Click here for Vol 4 – “That Yellow Bastard”

“Call me squeamish, I need a piece of killing done, and I don’t feel like doing it myself.” – Dwight

“FAMILY VALUES”

Frank Miller’s “Sin City: Family Values” was the first Basin City story to be released as a graphic novel, whereas the previous volumes were collections of individual issues. While this is not my favorite volume, it’s still worth checking out if you’re a fan.

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Comic Zombie Podcast #28: “THE SANDMAN” Review (Comics vs Show)

Issue 28: “THE SANDMAN” Review (Comics vs Show)

“If dreams disappear, then so will humanity…” – Morpheus

Erik and Chris break down the incredible Netflix adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s “Sandman” graphic novels… 

Also On This Episode:

Check out our blog at ComicZombie.net for more, including Erik’s recent reviews of Frank Miller’s Sin City graphic novels! 

(Episode edited by Erik Slader)

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Comic Zombie Podcast #27: “BLACK ADAM” Review! (Spoiler Alert)

Issue 27: “BLACK ADAM” Review!

“I’m no hero…” – Black Adam

Erik and Chris got together to see the latest DC movie, “Black Adam”, and decided to record a quick impromptu episode on their initial thoughts of the film, where they think the DCEU could be heading next, how the movie compares to the JSA / Black Adam comics, Pierce Brosnan as Doctor Fate, Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, how Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson fills in the iconic role of Teth-Adam himself, and of course that reveal in the post-credits scene… (Spoilers Ahead!)

Check out our blog at ComicZombie.net for more, including Erik’s recent reviews of Frank Miller’s Sin City graphic novels!

(Episode edited by Erik Slader)

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“SIN CITY: THAT YELLOW BASTARD” (VOL 4) – Revisited

Click here for Vol 3 – “The Big Fat Kill”!

“I take his weapons away from him… Both of them.” – John Hartigan

“THAT YELLOW BASTARD”

This has got to be one of the most disturbing tales in the entire series…

Originally released as a six-part mini-series, and inspired by the “Dirty Harry” movies, Frank Miller’s fourth story arc in the “Sin City” saga is “That Yellow Bastard”. While the book is still in black and white, this one’s notable as being the first in the series to include color in it’s dark and grimy pages: the Yellow bastard himself is – you guessed it – yellow. And not just any yellow, it’s a gross, sickly, yellow. And when he shows up, it’s jarring as all hell, something’s just not right about him.

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“SIN CITY: THE BIG FAT KILL” (VOL 3) – Revisited

Click here for PART ONE and PART TWO

“Stay smart. Stay cool. It’s time to prove to you’re friends that you’re worth a damn. Sometimes that means dying. Sometimes it means killing a whole lot of people.” – Dwight McCarthy

“THE BIG FAT KILL”

Volume 3 might be my favorite of the Sin City graphic novels so far! Frank Miller’s “The Big Fat Kill” continues the story of Dwight McCarthy (from “A Dame to Kill For”), as he’s once again pulled into treacherous game of life and death. This one has some of my absolute favorite panels, lines, and character moments in the entire series.

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