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My Comfort Blanket

By A E Keith - Apr 03 2020
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Listening to Jay and Miles x-plain wacky X-Men continuity is my comfort blanket.

The best

By el.fisherino - Mar 20 2020
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Been listening since the beginning and it’s never fell apart. Stronger than ever

iTunes Ratings

1300 Ratings
Average Ratings
1180
48
21
22
29

My Comfort Blanket

By A E Keith - Apr 03 2020
Read more
Listening to Jay and Miles x-plain wacky X-Men continuity is my comfort blanket.

The best

By el.fisherino - Mar 20 2020
Read more
Been listening since the beginning and it’s never fell apart. Stronger than ever
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Jay & Miles X-Plain the X-Men

Latest release on Oct 19, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: 279 – Giant-Size Special #8

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In which Jay would absolutely fight Christmas; we welcome guest X-Perts Christina Strain and Chip Zdarsky; a gift arrives; we consider the relationship of Generation X to Generation X; it is really not okay to leave your discarded skins lying around; D.O.A. is inordinately delightful; Chamber is the punk Shadow; Gateway goes to school; the Generation X TV movie is very, very bad; telepathy is free; the grown-ups are all right; home sucks; freedom rocks; Mondo deserves better; Matt Frewer did most things first; Kevin McNulty has appeared in literally everything; and you remain our favorites, ever.

Dec 30 2019

2hr 37mins

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Rank #2: 98 – Between Alien Visitations and Drunken Sulks

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In which we continue our coverage of pre-Excalibur Captain Britain; S.T.R.I.K.E. is D.U.C.K. is W.H.O.; the R.C.X. is one lapse in judgment away from on-the-job cosplay; Meggan levels up;

Feb 29 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #3: 178 – Giant-Size Special #6

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In which we enter a new era of X-Men; Magneto reluctantly returns to villainy; Jay tries to like X-Men volume 2; when in doubt, you should open your story with

Dec 25 2017

2hr 19mins

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Rank #4: 287 – Welcome to the Age of Apocalypse

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In which we enter the Age of Apocalypse!

Mar 09 2020

1hr 11mins

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Rank #5: 210 – The End of Tomorrow: X-Cutioner’s Song (Part 1 of 3)

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In which you may or may not have your own Black Bug Room; FlameCon was in fact every bit as wonderful as we projected (and more); Caliban hates true love;

Aug 20 2018

55mins

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Rank #6: 271 – Abs for Days (The Phalanx Covenant, Part 1 of 3)

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In which we’re finally both back in the virtual studio; Generation X is the new Inferno; the Phalanx Covenant begins; we’re not talking about Hickman in our coverage of this story; Banshee is the adult in the room; the Phalanx is pretty sexist; and gross powers are cool.

Nov 04 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #7: 129 – They Don’t Allow Dragons in Here (The Cross-Time Caper, Part 1)

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In which “Cross-Time Caper” is something of a misnomer; Excalibur is an awful lot of fun to summarize; none of us will ever live up to Oscar Wilde’s expectations; Captain

Oct 10 2016

1hr 2mins

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Rank #8: 253 – Autumn in the Uncanny Valley

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In which an engagement begins; Jean Grey’s Walden Puddle counterpart is definitely Nicole; Cyclops is the telepathic equivalent of a pit trap with spikes at the bottom; Charles Xavier’s subconscious is very dialogue-heavy; nobody ever has appropriate professional boundaries; Cable dabbles in passive aggression; and the best is yet to come.

Jun 24 2019

59mins

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Rank #9: 137 – Kicky Kinko Killers (feat. Sarah Kuhn)

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In which author Sarah Kuhn joins us to talk about Asian-American and Asian-British representation in superhero comics; Psylocke is the literal embodiment of British imperialism; Jubilee speaks for us all;

Dec 05 2016

1hr 23mins

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Rank #10: 128 – A Stupid Way to Die (Judgment War, Part 1)

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In which X-Factor goes to space; Miles gets judgmental about spelling; Paul Smith returns to an X-title; Celestials are a pain; Judgment War is the Star-Trekkiest story that doesn’t actually

Oct 03 2016

56mins

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Rank #11: 230 – Touchstones

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In which tragedy strikes; leisure suits are underappreciated; Jubilee is fundamentally opposed to feelings; that MCU joke would definitely have been hilarious; we have trouble accepting Beast as a 20-something;

Jan 14 2019

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Rank #12: 235 – Fatal Extractions (Fatal Attractions, Part 2)

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In which Magneto may or may not own a Namor body pillow; Cyclops probably doesn’t color-code his files; Colossus is Not Okay; bats are nature’s flashers; there are a lot of reasons to be mad at Fatal Attractions; Charles Xavier is surprisingly durable; the X-Men know their Aeschylus; Jean Grey goes in through the face; and bringing Wolverine to fight the guy who controls metal was probably not a great idea.

Feb 18 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #13: 108 – What Price Glory

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In which we recap nearly 200 issues in under three minutes; Madelyne Pryor is the Medea of X-Men; Mister Sinister takes the stage; Dazzler is basically an ’80s movie refugee;

May 09 2016

1hr 3mins

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Rank #14: 97 – The Crooked World

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In which we venture out of our wheelhouse; Contest of Champions is ridiculous in any medium; Captain Britain would like you to unhand that elf; the Fury is legitimately terrifying; the

Feb 22 2016

1hr 7mins

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Rank #15: 96 – Horsemen of the Playground

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In which we play Evolutionary War Mad-Libs; it’s probably a bad sign when Apocalypse decides you need an intervention; Dani is (briefly) the new Doug; horses are jerks; it’s

Feb 15 2016

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Rank #16: 197 – Wolverine and the Honker of Doom

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In which Wolverine is an eternal teenager; most of what Jay knows about Hawaii comes from Lilo and Stitch; Shiv is a complicated fellow; Nightcrawler represents an unattainable beauty standard;

May 14 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #17: 37 – Giant-Size Special #1

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In which we launch our first-ever giant-size special; God Loves, Man Kills is the definitive X-Men story; Bobby makes his R&MXtXM on-air debut; we repopulate the world with X-writers; Rachel

Dec 28 2014

1hr 52mins

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Rank #18: 216 – X-Amining X-Factor (feat. Dr. Andrea Letamendi)

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In which Dr. Andrea Letamendi of Arkham Sessions joins us to analyze some analysis; Doc Samson has major scope-of-practice issues; Ren & Stimpy references continue to fail to age well;

Oct 01 2018

1hr 12mins

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Rank #19: 162 – Naked In Canada

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In which almost everyone is better than Romulus; Barry Windsor-Smith continues to draw the best naked X-Men; Jay has strong feelings about Wolverine’s origins; Miles still hasn’t seen The Prisoner;

Sep 04 2017

1hr 8mins

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Rank #20: 161 – Do You Even Howl, Bro?

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In which we return to Excalibur, and Excalibur returns to form; “Girls’ School from Heck” is way better than we remembered; Jay has strong feelings about penmanship; we examine the

Aug 28 2017

1hr 28mins

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