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“That’s generally what I find wonderful about these X-Men characters, that there are as many female characters are there male, which doesn’t seem to be the case most of the time, I find. A lot of these comic book adaptations aren’t necessarily like that a lot of the time—the women’s parts are essentially the girlfriends or whatever—so it’s really nice to play the scientist, doctor or a strong interesting character.” (x)

THE UNCANNY X-MEN by Alex Ross

"The intent of [many of] the companies is redesign, reinvent, for a modern readership who want their own version of a thing as apposed to their grandfather’s version of a thing.

I’ve always thought there’s a beautiful eloquence of having a connection to something that was designed 50, 60, 75 years ago, that is essentially undiluted. They don’t need to be over-altered for the sake of upcoming generations. They don’t have to be unified.

If you have to always make characters younger because, ‘well, young people won’t connect with older protagonists,’ well, that is such horseshit.”
-Alex Ross’ interview with Creative Bloq

My hero.

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"So, I’m a mutant. I’m an X-Man. And my life’s never gonna be exactly normal. But I gotta say, punching bad guys in the teeth and changing the world beats the hell out of calculus.”

jean grey in x-men: season one