Comicvine Poll: Best X-Men story arc?

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#1 Posted by Kurrent (14282 posts) - - Show Bio
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#2 Posted by Kurrent (14282 posts) - - Show Bio

I know their is more but lets go with these for this Poll

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#3 Posted by John Valentine (16467 posts) - - Show Bio

HoM wasn't really and X-arc.................

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#4 Posted by Exodus. (33 posts) - - Show Bio

This is HARD! I'd have to go with Age Of Apocalypse, Phoenix Saga, & X-Cutioners song.

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#5 Posted by Jean_Luc_LeBeau (82985 posts) - - Show Bio

AoA

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#6 Posted by Dementia5 (634 posts) - - Show Bio
Gambler said:
"AoA"

For the purposes of this list, I'd agree. My all-time favorite would be Phalanx Covenant.
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#7 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio
Dementia5 said:
"Gambler said:
"AoA"
For the purposes of this list, I'd agree. My all-time favorite would be Phalanx Covenant."
I can't imagine why? [=
But i agree, it brought me my Monet, and Chamber!

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#8 Posted by Psi-Fire (974 posts) - - Show Bio

It didn't bring you Chamber, pix. It was Skin, Husk, Synch, M, and Blink.

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#9 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio
Psi-Fire said:
"It didn't bring you Chamber, pix. It was Skin, Husk, Synch, M, and Blink."
I meant it as, it brought me Generation X
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#10 Posted by Psi-Fire (974 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh...okay. I liked AoA the most, but X-Cutioner's song is a close second.

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#11 Posted by geraldthesloth (32689 posts) - - Show Bio

x-cutioners song here

i enjoyed stryfe

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#12 Posted by Psi-Fire (974 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm surprised Fatal Attactions isn't on the list. that was better than at least six of the arcs on the list. Kurrent is slipping. lol

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#13 Posted by gunswordfist (2690 posts) - - Show Bio

Anyone who votes for House Of M will get shot by me. That storyline didn't take advantage of its potential at all.

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#14 Posted by Mr. Wilson (6449 posts) - - Show Bio

How is House of M winning?

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#15 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio

it's probably the one people are most familiar with

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#16 Posted by Psi-Fire (974 posts) - - Show Bio

I haven't seen where anyone has even voted for it. HOM sucked balls, hon.

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#17 Edited by Mr. Wilson (6449 posts) - - Show Bio

True.  For me both Age of Apocalypse and Messiah Complex were the best.

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#18 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio
Psi-Fire said:
"I haven't seen where anyone has even voted for it. HOM sucked balls, hon."
it's in the lead with 30.8 percent.
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#19 Posted by gunswordfist (2690 posts) - - Show Bio
Mr. Wilson said:
"How is House of M winning?"
House Of M is WINNING! WhatTF?! Whoever voted for it, line up! Because you're about to get shot...
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#20 Posted by Mr. Wilson (6449 posts) - - Show Bio

lol

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#21 Posted by Psi-Fire (974 posts) - - Show Bio

All that shows me is that most of the people who voted are sniffing some of that white fire.

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#22 Edited by gunswordfist (2690 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm serious. It had great art, Bendis was writing it and he hasn't disappointed me before then..then nothing much happens. Wolverine runs around, gets superheroes to join him with ease thanks to some conviently placed pudgy super brat, breaks up a big Magneto party that happens to be on that day..and that ridiculous 'It wasn't Magneto. It was PIETRO!' weakass 'plot twist' And the end battle wasn't even that good. It was 'hey let's slap a bunch of chaos on the page and call it a day. We don't give a damn if no one can tell what was going on.' The best part was win Quicksilver tagged everyone and I find it hilarious that the one character with superspeed was the easiest to tell what he was doing. lol

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#23 Posted by gunswordfist (2690 posts) - - Show Bio
Psi-Fire said:
"All that shows me is that most of the people who voted are sniffing some of that white fire."

THAT FIYAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!
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#24 Posted by John Valentine (16467 posts) - - Show Bio

HOM was a great arc, just not the best X-arc on the list.

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#25 Posted by Precise (21948 posts) - - Show Bio

Personally i really enjoyed the House of M arc, although i voted AoA for this poll.

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#26 Posted by Psi-Fire (974 posts) - - Show Bio

I can understand why some would like it, but to vote it better than say, The phoenix saga is a slap in the face to anyone with an ounce of common sense. I understand it's a matter of opinion, but damn, it makes you wonder did they even read most of the arcs on the list.

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#27 Posted by gunswordfist (2690 posts) - - Show Bio
John Valentine said:
"HOM was a great arc, just not the best X-arc on the list."

I thought it was just okay. They took no advantage of mutants having reign over humans. They could have at least showed Magneto winning the war against humans.
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#28 Posted by Psi-Fire (974 posts) - - Show Bio

That would have been cool as hell to see that.

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#29 Posted by gunswordfist (2690 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes it would have been. But instead we just got some article...

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#30 Posted by Psi-Fire (974 posts) - - Show Bio

I know. That is one of the reasons I thought it wasn't as good as it could have been.

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#31 Posted by gunswordfist (2690 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah so much wasted potential. What was Bendis thinking?

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#32 Posted by time1 (6243 posts) - - Show Bio

 I think the best story arcs are x-cuitoner song & age of apocalypse 

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#33 Posted by Andferne (38281 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't decide... :(

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#34 Posted by Darkchild (42451 posts) - - Show Bio

AoA curbstomp

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#35 Posted by sora_thekey (8810 posts) - - Show Bio
John Valentine said:
"HoM wasn't really and X-arc................."

Nor was Ultimatum..... I went with Days of the Future Past Kitty Pryde saved the day and she's preety much my fav character
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#36 Posted by time1 (6243 posts) - - Show Bio

x-cuitoner song was great. the x-force, the x-factor & x-men all together. Brillant story.

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#37 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio
time said:
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x-cuitoner song was great. the x-force, the x-factor & x-men all together. Brillant story.

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Like in Phalanx  Covenant
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#38 Posted by Korg (11351 posts) - - Show Bio

X-Cutioner's Song for me. None of the other ones mentioned comes close, IMO.

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#39 Posted by time1 (6243 posts) - - Show Bio
pixelized said:
"time said:
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x-cuitoner song was great. the x-force, the x-factor & x-men all together. Brillant story.

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Like in Phalanx  Covenant "

phalanx Covenant wasn't that great it was alright. I do think age of apcalpse was good too.

If i had to split it up,

The best story arcs of early years was


X-cuitoner song

Age of apocalypse 

 Days of the future past

later years

Phoenix endsong
Messiah complex
Divided we stand
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#40 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio
time said:
"pixelized said:
"time said:
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x-cuitoner song was great. the x-force, the x-factor & x-men all together. Brillant story.

"
Like in Phalanx  Covenant "
phalanx Covenant wasn't that great it was alright.
If Generation X hadn't come from it, i would have said the same thing. I just liked how it brought a majority of the teams together. Excalibur, X-Force, X-Factor
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#41 Posted by time1 (6243 posts) - - Show Bio

it was good but, x-cuitoner song was much better. Wha other t story arcs are your faverite?

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#42 Posted by Resonate (14551 posts) - - Show Bio

The one with the guy doing the thing I liked a lot

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#43 Posted by time1 (6243 posts) - - Show Bio

what's that and which guy

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#44 Edited by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio

X-men: The End
not a story arc, but still a lovely read.

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#45 Posted by Korg (11351 posts) - - Show Bio
pixelized said:
"X-men: The Endnot a story arc, but still a lovely read."
Was it? I kind of assumed it was garbage. Perhaps I didn't give it a fair chance.
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#46 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio
Korg said:
"pixelized said:
"X-men: The Endnot a story arc, but still a lovely read."
Was it? I kind of assumed it was garbage. Perhaps I didn't give it a fair chance.
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Was it because Emma and Scott were married with children??
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#47 Posted by Korg (11351 posts) - - Show Bio
pixelized said:
"Was it because Emma and Scott were married with children??"
No, I didn't know that. I never looked at it. It was called X-Men: The End, and was written by Claremont. I didn't have high expectations for it.
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#48 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio
Korg said:
"pixelized said:
"Was it because Emma and Scott were married with children??"
No, I didn't know that. I never looked at it. It was called X-Men: The End, and was written by Claremont. I didn't have high expectations for it.
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But Claremont wrote New Mutants, not all of his stuff was bad!
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#49 Posted by Korg (11351 posts) - - Show Bio

His stuff from the past decade has been absolutely abysmal. Look at his handiwork on New Exiles. The guy has lost his touch.

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#50 Posted by pixelized (49086 posts) - - Show Bio

and now he's back, with X-Men: Forever.

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