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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Preview: “Iron Fist: The Living Weapon #1”

Preview: “Iron Fist: The Living Weapon #1”

Originally announced in January, Marvel has released new preview images of the upcoming Iron Fist: The Living Weapon series from creator Kaare Andrews. Both the scriptwriting and art duties will be handled by Andrews, and the first issue will feature variant covers by Skottie Young, Dale Keown, and Del Mundo. Check out the gallery below! . . [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] The Fiery Fist Strikes in Your New Look at “Iron Fist: The Living…

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