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    Question for those here:
    What was/were your favourite X-Eras?

    As you can probably tell from my pics...I loved Claremont's 80's/90's era the most. Spanning The Brood Saga right into Genosha/Outback and including his definitive New Mutants, the Simonson's X-Factor, Excalibur and Generation X.

    I loved that while all the books were separate in tone and premise they were cohesive and felt all in the same universe/world/moment (thanks in large to Claremont). I loved that Storytelling across the board was very consistent. And visually, they were illustrated by the now considered "masters" of the field.
    I loved that they didn't take themselves too seriously, that they delivered pure high-fantasy escapism without trying to mimic real-world/moralistic sensibilities.
    I loved that they were character-driven stories rather than Story-driven characters.
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    My favorite eras are:

    Claremont/Byrne
    Claremont/Smith-RomitaJr (Brood Saga till Mutant Massacre)
    Claremont/Lee (from Siege Perilous till Muir Island Saga)
    New X-Men / X-Treme

    My least favorites:

    O5
    Post-AoA 90s
    All New / UXM (Bendis)

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    Thomas/Adams
    Claremont/Byrne
    Claremont/Smith
    Claremont/Romita JR

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    My top four runs (sort of top two eras):

    All-New by Claremont/Cockrum; Uncanny by Claremont/Byrne
    New by Morrison/Quitely/etc; Astonishing by Whedon/Cassaday

    Kind of interesting how the two most revolutionary periods in X-Men history began with runs that were cover titled "all-new" or "new", and then each were followed up by runs beginning with powerful adjectives (Uncanny, Astonishing). No doubt Morrison had "All-New, All-Different X-Men" in mind when naming his own series.

    I also love the Claremont/Smith stuff, Claremont/Romita Jr. stuff, the First Class comics by Jeff Parker and friends, Adams/Thomas, Kirby/Lee, the whole era from Messiah CompleX to AvX Consequences...lots to love!

    (And that's just for X-Men - Sienkiewicz/Claremont New Mutants...PAD's X-Factor...X-Statix...Uncanny X-Force...Weapon X by BWS...all great)
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    My favs! (along with Hank and Emma and Bobby and Warren and Rogue and Kitty and- )

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    It's so nice to see them all together *sigh*

    Quote Originally Posted by Devaishwarya View Post
    Question for those here:
    What was/were your favourite X-Eras?
    UXM by Claremont & late Byrne/Smith/Romita Jr./Silvestri (ca. 1983-1988)
    TNM by Claremont & McLeod/Sienkiewicz/Guice (ca. 1982-1987)
    TNM by Wells & others
    Excalibur by Claremont/Davis & Davis
    X-Factor Investigations by David & others
    X-Statix by Milligan & Allred

    As for Limited Series:

    Magik by Claremont & Buscema(s)
    Longshot by Nocenti & Adams
    Magneto: Testament by Pak & Di Giandomenico
    Mekanix by Claremont & Bobillo

    Quote Originally Posted by Devaishwarya View Post
    I loved that while all the books were separate in tone and premise they were cohesive and felt all in the same universe/world/moment (thanks in large to Claremont). I loved that Storytelling across the board was very consistent. And visually, they were illustrated by the now considered "masters" of the field.
    I loved that they didn't take themselves too seriously, that they delivered pure high-fantasy escapism without trying to mimic real-world/moralistic sensibilities.
    I loved that they were character-driven stories rather than Story-driven characters.
    I strongly agree, especially the bold.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DetectiveStrange View Post
    So many amazing pics in this thread - thanks for sharing
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    nice, thanks!

    very cool art in this thread!
    My pleasure! I'll get around to postin' some more, eventually.

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    Thomas/Adams...
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    ...I also love... Adams/Thomas...
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    Excalibur Claremont and Davis
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    Quote Originally Posted by Devaishwarya View Post
    Excalibur Claremont and Davis
    I loved Excalibur up to the point they wrote Rachel out (sob) and then it just wasn't the same without Rachel. I know I first started collecting around the time that Excalibur #1 came out and I traced back to get issues where Kitty and Rachel had appeared previous to this. Excalibur was definitely the starting point of me collecting comics.

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    Excalibur was arguably Rachel's best showing...ever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Heroine Addict View Post




    Cable should be much higher, like $12000000
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    Quote Originally Posted by DetectiveStrange View Post
    Classic X-Men by Bruce Timm
    I am so grateful to Bruce Timm for co-creating the DC Animated Universe also referred to as the 'Timmverse' or 'Diniverse'. Wish he could have done the same regarding a 'MC Animated Universe'
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heroine Addict View Post
    This is so lame. They should have included core characters like Angel, Havok.

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