BACK ISSUES: Legion, Marvel and Mental Illness

BACK ISSUES: Legion, Marvel and Mental Illness

Welcome to another edition of “Back Issues”, the column where I examine a character, concept or theme making waves in comics today through issues from the past. Last week saw the premiere of Legion, a new FX TV series based on the Marvel character created by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz. The series follows David Haller, a mutant currently being treated for schizophrenia as a patient in a psychiatric hospital. Haller is one of the few…

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PREVIEWS: Another Star Wars title hits the stars with LANDO #1

PREVIEWS: Another Star Wars title hits the stars with LANDO #1

It seems like since STAR WARS #1 that hit our shelves at the beginning of the year, Marvel is trying to dig out as many interesting storylines that they can. So far there is an ongoing DARTH VADER run, a PRINCESS LEIA mini series and STAR WARS running out from Marvel’s press’s. Now, it looks like we’re going to get another mini-series this July with Han’s ol’ pal from Cloud City in LANDO #1. Take…

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