Midtown Children of the Blog! Raph here, with a little interview. Wolverine and Cyclops have ended their on-again, off-again bromance. Wolverine has taken a couple of key X-Men and most of the kids back to Westchester, to allow them to learn and be children. Scott, meanwhile, has dug in at Utopia and promises to defend mutantkind by any means necessary. All the while, the X-Men’s enemies salivate and move in for the kill… this is X-Men: Regenesis.

And my good, ol’ personal best friend (He doesn’t like acknowledging it) Nick Lowe was kind enough to answer my questions for YOU, the Midtown Comics Bloggerino, Bloggerucci, Blog- … you.

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25 May, 2011

5 Q’s with Christos Gage

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Hey there Midtown Bloggies! Raph’s back with another 5 Q’s! Guess you can blame me for any late books…

CHRISTOS GAGE is currently writing a boatload of books, including GI Joe, but what I’ve been really enjoying is his Avengers Academy series for Marvel Comics. Christos worked on Avengers: Initiative, which was a book in which all of the people who registered in the Superhero Registration Act were trained and taught how to act in their new roles as government sponsored protectors. The book initially focused on a small group, but with the size of the campus, voices get drowned out. In Avengers Academy, Christos is focusing on a small group of super-powered teens, who were taken in by Norman Osborn… and tortured to become the next generation of villains. The Avengers feel these kids are the most at-risk, and base the Academy around them. The moments between characters and the overall interactions are some of my favorite coming from Marvel, and so it was a pleasure to speak with Christos about his work.

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