Steve and Gerry conclude their discussion of Marvel’s first X-Men film, and talk about the future of mutant cinema and this podcast. With Stan Lee’s passing this week, we salute him, Jack Kirby, and all the talented people who made the X-Men such an important part of popular culture. Thanks to all our terrific podcast guests, listeners, and supporters. Excelsior!
Professor X visits Magneto in his plastic prison, as they continue their decades-long debate on mutants and humans. With Special Guest Josh Gilliland of The Legal Geeks.
Logan and Rogue say their goodbyes. He entrusts her with his military dogtags, saying “I’ll be back for this,” before stealing Scott’s motorcycle with the raised eyebrow to end all raised eyebrows. With Special Guest Jeff Ferry of the Jay & Silent Bob Minute.
Professor X and Logan awake in the medbay under Jean’s care, and later, Xavier gives him details on the abandoned Alkali Lake facility. The other X-Men watch Mystique masquerading on TV as a newly-penitent Senator Kelly — who now opposes mutant registration. With Special Guest Jon Garcia of Toy Story Minute and Dueling Genre Productions.