The X-Men vs The X-Men!? (The Phoenix Saga: Book One)

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  • Shawnette Thompson
    Shawnette Thompson  2 months back

    So wait when jean rises from the water does she already have the Phoenix force inside her or is this her reaching her full potential in issue 101

    • errantrazor
      errantrazor  3 months back

      HIdden Years. Not the Forgotten Years.

      • David Geldner
        David Geldner  3 months back

        Oh I see great. Is there a video of the full Saga?

        • justin Cola
          justin Cola  3 months back

          In the uncanny xmen jean piloted a ship to reenter earths orbit after the xmen and starjammers rescued princess lilandra and fought off the imperial guard... they were in capsules that saved them from the radiation of it while jean was possessed by the phoenix force.. why do you think they changed it in the phoenix saga?

          • blackphoenix77
            blackphoenix77  4 months back

            This is one of my favorite X-Men storylines

            • redxsage
              redxsage  4 months back

              These are the stories I missed 40 years ago! I came in with _'Days of Future Past'_ a year or two later. 😁

              • t n
                t n  5 months back

                Do lucifer

                • Alpha Jay 3.0
                  Alpha Jay 3.0  5 months back

                  Rob's finally doing the Phoenix Saga, I can't contain my excitement.

                  • dragonleo 2009
                    dragonleo 2009  5 months back

                    At the time of this story 20 years of xmen history and they wanted to update Jean grey because no one cared about her. *40 years later* we still dont care about her

                    • R. Russell
                      R. Russell  5 months back

                      I always knew that actor Stephen Lang was somehow involved.....

                      • Faulty Divinity
                        Faulty Divinity  5 months back

                        Amazo

                        • Kaos Jay
                          Kaos Jay  5 months back

                          Rob I wanted to ask YOU I hope you reply I would like you guys opinions to on this... will avengers endgame be the biggest movie ever made as in getting it hyped and being the best movie ever created

                          • Justin Coleman
                            Justin Coleman  5 months back

                            I wish more people than just classic x men fans knew banshee. I don't know why but he's one of my favorite x men.

                            • krisj827
                              krisj827  2 months back

                              I loved his costume when i was a kid.

                          • Gino Thompson
                            Gino Thompson  5 months back

                            FINALLY!

                            • Erotic Juice
                              Erotic Juice  5 months back

                              14:14 storms face 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

                              • Duwinde
                                Duwinde  5 months back

                                I’m probably alone on this, but I would love if you covered the Externals

                                • Matt Alluisi
                                  Matt Alluisi  5 months back

                                  Cutting a swath through the foreseeable future

                                  • jaymesEo6
                                    jaymesEo6  5 months back

                                    I can't wait for Dark Phoenix btw!

                                    • jaymesEo6
                                      jaymesEo6  5 months back

                                      Not to be *that guy* but it's not "The Forgotten Years" but "The Hidden Years."

                                      • Michael G
                                        Michael G  5 months back

                                        Brother, you pack a lotta exposition into a relatively short clip.
                                        Well done!

                                        • Kristan Patton
                                          Kristan Patton  5 months back

                                          How was the ultra walk-a-thon? im from miami but ultra has never been my thing.

                                          • Emmanuelle Leal
                                            Emmanuelle Leal  5 months back

                                            Rogue should make an appearance in the MCU and steal captain marvel's powers as phase 4 to introduce the X Men

                                            • Dan Rhodes
                                              Dan Rhodes  4 months back

                                              Manny Leal You beat me to it.

                                          • Andrew Kearns
                                            Andrew Kearns  5 months back

                                            I like your videos a lot Rob, but I have to say, you use the phrase “in it’s [or their] entirety” a little too much. But I’m still a fan.

                                            • joneshugh
                                              joneshugh  5 months back

                                              BTW Rob: Still for that OG Marvel time line from Deathlox--->Killlraven--> Future Thor---> GotG 31st century! ;-)

                                              • joneshugh
                                                joneshugh  5 months back

                                                That Banshee scream. X-Men 90's cartoon, worst voice actors EVER!

                                                • michael reeser
                                                  michael reeser  5 months back

                                                  I am Phoenix! I will always love that scene. Hope Sophie Turner don't do that scene so she don't ruin it.

                                                  • Chad Leishman
                                                    Chad Leishman  5 months back

                                                    Well done Rob. Well done

                                                    • William Davis
                                                      William Davis  5 months back

                                                      You should do a video on red goblin or the time wolverine became the dark Phoenix (Or anything with Constantine or sandman (just vertigo in general))

                                                      • barbara fields
                                                        barbara fields  5 months back

                                                        When had writers who could write and artist who could draw. Came into the x-men right after this so my sister and I had to catch up. Great stories. Chris says why can't it be a woman? A woman not a wahman.

                                                        • Akkbar
                                                          Akkbar  5 months back

                                                          It’s hilarious how political the x-men were and everyone loves them... but now in this toxic world of ignorant social media bs, anything political in a comic makes all the people rise up and hate these books so much. Why can’t it be like the old days?! The old days were super political ffs.

                                                          People have just found out that the world wants to close the book on bigotry and racism and a certain group of people are so angry and scared that they are being shunned and told that it’s wrong. They get one major validation (*cough* trump) and suddenly they feel justified to come out in the open and start vilifying any comic with any sort of progressive or political message. Comics that most fans grew up with had a progressive political message and they still should. Just because it’s exposing your flaws as being wrong doesn’t make it bad, it’s just making you uncomfortable. Sounds like their problem, the angry reader... not the comics themselves.

                                                          Frankly, a progressive message or story isn’t really even “political”. People see that word as negative often. Progressive means moving forward. Liberal means being open to new ideas. These are good things. Don’t let people force you into living in fear. We should evolve into the best that we can be. We can’t debate facts endlessly, keeping us from ever exploring stories and concepts that expand our minds and society.

                                                          Don’t be afraid to talk about politics in comics please. Rob or anyone reading this... we can’t be silenced because of this loud, vocal minority saying that comics, games, tv and movies can’t be political. They have been before and they were beloved. They should be again.

                                                          • krisj827
                                                            krisj827  2 months back

                                                            No the X-Men were political but it wasn't preachy SAW madness. I loved the initial meaning of the X-Men being a metaphor for blacks during the Civil Rights era of the 1960s. Metaphors are an important tool when it comes telling a story with political themes. You don't hit the read over the head with your message constantly like today's comics are doing

                                                          • James Wynne
                                                            James Wynne  4 months back

                                                            I can't believe how well you started off only to veer so far into being completely wrong about almost everything you listed.

                                                            The political left is wielding the whole diversity thing as a club to beat anyone they disagree with. If someone doesn't agree with them on any little aspect of their ass backwards ideas, they call you a Nazi white supremacist, even if you're Jewish or black or Latino.

                                                            Since they call everyone left of Bernie Sanders a Nazi, they see Nazis everywhere, and tell actual Nazis that they're rabidly growing, so the actual Nazis feel braver and rear their ugly heads.

                                                            What's worse is that by calling everyone an alt right Nazi, they've devalued the term. Now those written off as Nazis by these dumbasses will be open to alt right talking points, because maybe they aren't as bad as the people falsely calling everyone Nazis claims them to be.

                                                        • Nicko Alex
                                                          Nicko Alex  5 months back

                                                          No1 could ever make sense of gambit not being able to destroy a sentinel because he literally blows shit up when he touches it.

                                                          • bionicg2040
                                                            bionicg2040  5 months back

                                                            Rob please do Spiderman vs. The Jury

                                                            • HIIGETHI
                                                              HIIGETHI  5 months back

                                                              Topic: Klarion the witch boy?

                                                              • Matthew Matwee
                                                                Matthew Matwee  5 months back

                                                                Chris Claremont understood the importance of a continuity in a storyline. Which is kinda rare now🙆🏾‍♂️

                                                                • The Jokers Little Pet
                                                                  The Jokers Little Pet  5 months back

                                                                  I have a question. How old is Batman??

                                                                  • Juan Milanese
                                                                    Juan Milanese  5 months back

                                                                    Rob, just a question. That X men that appears in this old comics and looks kinda like a native american... who is he? why he wasn't in the X-Men animated series (I think he might have been in the opening sequence?) looks like he was a staple of the series

                                                                    • jpc
                                                                      jpc  5 months back

                                                                      This story line - X-Men 98, 99, 100, and on - were the first comics I ever bought. I would anxiously await each new issue and would keep checking this circular rack at my local 7-11 where comics were displayed. It was so easy to get hooked right away, not just because of the great plot and action sequences, but also because the relationships between team members were so well written. Thanks for this video!

                                                                      • Etanki Nogue
                                                                        Etanki Nogue  5 months back

                                                                        BOY!!! The Phoenix saga

                                                                        • PzychoMantis90
                                                                          PzychoMantis90  5 months back

                                                                          That Banshee clip .... dead.

                                                                          • king Dagwood
                                                                            king Dagwood  5 months back

                                                                            For the first time Rob got some . That's why he is late in all his video's. Poor thing !

                                                                            • Adaumis Gaming
                                                                              Adaumis Gaming  5 months back

                                                                              I just had a really bad case of Deja Vu.

                                                                              • Ferny Fresh
                                                                                Ferny Fresh  5 months back

                                                                                One of the best arcs!

                                                                                • Jonathan Diaz
                                                                                  Jonathan Diaz  5 months back

                                                                                  6:40 had me dying of laughter

                                                                                  • JamesBong0
                                                                                    JamesBong0  5 months back

                                                                                    Dood he needs to team up with Comicbookgirl19. .....

                                                                                    • Brian Okuliczki
                                                                                      Brian Okuliczki  5 months back

                                                                                      Oh that is not fair. You left us on a cliffhanger.

                                                                                      • Matthew Haring
                                                                                        Matthew Haring  5 months back

                                                                                        Damn you and your cliffhangers!

                                                                                        • Adarsh Vikram Singh
                                                                                          Adarsh Vikram Singh  5 months back

                                                                                          Rob stopped saying "lovely voice"
                                                                                          Rob explaining old xmen mythology
                                                                                          Rob explaining the story clearly


                                                                                          Wishes do get fulfilled !! I like it

                                                                                          • Mr Pitman
                                                                                            Mr Pitman  5 months back

                                                                                            Have been waiting for this.