X-Men:TAS

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This blog is where we write about our experiences at different cons, interviews, and some deep-dive behind-the-scenes looks at the making of  X-Men: The Animated Series. 

X-Men BOOK at the Printer!

“It’s being printed!”  What great words to hear all these months after starting work on the book in January of 2015.  Reviewers, bookstores, and libraries will soon be receiving e-copies

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A Sad Day

In the nearly 15 months since we started this site, there has not been a sadder day.  Our dear friend Len Wein has died. In the 55-year history of the

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X-MEN:TAS — It Travels Well

We tell stories for a living.  A major challenge when writing television stories is the question, “Does it travel well?”  To our bosses, who are risking the millions needed to

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INFLUENCES: Mitchum and Logan

A thousand influences went into the making of X-MEN:TAS.  On this, the hundredth anniversary of Robert Mitchum’s birth, I thought I’d celebrate one of them. I don’t know what models

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X-MEN Hats

This is a simple visualization of what many of you have written to us about: the fact that connections to beloved popular culture can last a lifetime.  My two sons

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Superheroes Were Not Always a Genre

The phenomenon continues.  The newest Spider-Man movie (Spider-Man: Homecoming) is not only attracting huge crowds, the critics love it.  Superheroes are a full-blown, worldwide, movie-and-TV genre, like Westerns were for

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YOUNG AMBITION

We all dream when we’re young.  Some of us dream bigger than others.  The man who designed X-MEN: The Animated Series and directed its course for its crucial first season

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