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It's a Mutant Make-Out Session in Uncanny X-Force #12

These frisky mutants just can't keep their hands to themselves.

We've seen the cover to Uncanny X-Force #11 for some time now. Fantomex and Psylocke are making out. This was surprising to all because Psylocke is (or has been) in a committed relationship with Angel.

Of course that hasn't stopped Fantomex from putting the moves on her since issue #1. Based on the cover, something between the two is going to change. Covers are not always completely accurate. There has been plenty of times we've been mislead by what has been depicted on the cover and what is contained in the actual comic.

If you've been reading Uncanny X-Force lately (which you should be because it's awesome), you know that the relationship between Psylocke and Angel has been a little...strained lately. The fact that he is possessed and is fighting the evil Archangel persona makes it a little difficult for them to have quality alone time. Psylocke has been working hard to help him fight his...demon but with his recent bouts of killing, it hasn't been too easy. The team also made a trip to the Age of Apocalypse universe in order to try to find a cure for Angel.

And that brings us to issue #11. Besides Fantomex and Psylocke locking lips, we can see that they won't be the only ones involved in extracurricular activities. Now that Wolverine has come face to face with the Jean Grey from this world, it won't be too surprising what happens next.

== TEASER ==

Uncanny X-Force #12 is part two of The Dark Angel Saga. It's written by Rick Remender with pencils by Mark Brooks and colors by Dean White. The cover is by Esad Ribic with Adam Kubert providing a variant cover. The issue is on sale July 27, 2011.

Is there any chance that AoA Jean Grey will return to the 616 universe with Wolverine as I suggested before?

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Posted by GundamHeavyarms

That's a possibility, but for now, more mutant make out sessions!

Posted by Amegashita

  Was that Rachel?  And also, WTH Logan? 

Posted by Mucklefluga

She won't return with Logan, i don't think this comic is popular/well known enough to have a thing as big as that to happen.
Posted by cattlebattle

I'm still not sure how the AoA reality is still in existence, But on the other hand it's fiction so who cares,

Posted by fesak
@cattlebattle said:
I'm still not sure how the AoA reality is still in existence, But on the other hand it's fiction so who cares,
Why wouldn't it be? 
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Posted by EnSabahNurX
@Amegashita said:
  Was that Rachel?  And also, WTH Logan? 
It's Jean, in the AoA she has short hair
Posted by Amegashita
@EnSabahNurX:  Okay, that's a little better, my second question still stands though.
Posted by Obi Wan Kenobi!
A Psylocke/Fantomex relationship...even a make out session...makes no sense at all.  Psylocke hates the guy and has shown no interest whatsoever.  I think it's more likely that Fantomex uses one of his misdirections to get at her.  Or maybe it's actually AoA Psylocke that Fantomex gets with?
 
 
@Mucklefluga said:
She won't return with Logan, i don't think this comic is popular/well known enough to have a thing as big as that to happen.
Uncanny X-Force is one of the most popular Marvel titles right now... 
 
I think Jean will be returning soon.  Marvel seems to be testing out how much of an appeal she still has with this and Iron Age.   
 
@Amegashita said:
  Was that Rachel?  And also, WTH Logan? 
no..it's AoA Jean 
Posted by cattlebattle
@fesak said:
@cattlebattle said:
I'm still not sure how the AoA reality is still in existence, But on the other hand it's fiction so who cares,
Why wouldn't it be? 
Wouldn't it be rendered non existent after Xavier was saved from death, of course then it became a separate reality at that point I think the writers kept it around to milk more stories out of it, so yeah..... I just answered my own inquiry
Posted by MrUnknown

Lol really funny title!
And I'm pretty sure Remender teased in an interview that some character was going to come and I can see it being Jean.

Posted by Amegashita
@Obi Wan Kenobi!:  Late much?  xD
Posted by danhimself

Was Iceman alive in the 10th anniversary mini?  I mean I'm pretty sure that they actually killed him when Colossus destroyed him in AoA: Omega

Posted by danhimself

also what's the M.O.D.O.K. thing in the last pic?

Posted by Decept-O

Psylocke is in dire need of a costume change. 

Edited by The Impersonator

Is that a Sentinel Samurai? It looks sweet.

Posted by Mutant God

whose the guy with the glasses in the last picture
Posted by SC

Wow, who woulda thought that Sentinels were big ol perverts. Just standing there in the darkness of the oceans watching mutants kiss.  
 
(the ones without pilots, I mean, I know the ones with pilots use to be freaky with Rachel Grey 0_0) 

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Posted by Aiden Cross

A samurai sentinel?...

Posted by umbrafeline

whos the pretty gal in the green mandarin dress?
Posted by PhoenixoftheTides

I hope not. AoA Jean was my least favorite adaptation of the characters.

Posted by fesak
@Mutant God said:
whose the guy with the glasses in the last picture
To the left? That's Gambit.
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Posted by labarith

I wouldn't mind the whole lot of heroic AOA characters crossing over.  Sabertooth, Sunfire, Jean, etc. 
 
In the original Marvel Zombies arc in the Ultimates, Reed took a bunch of uninfected humans over to the ultimate universe (where, for all we know, someone had them dissected like labrats because everyone in the ultimate universe is super evil). 
 
However, this is not the way to bring "jean" back.  This is the way to bring a new group of characters to a new world where things don't suck quite as much.  It's not their reality... so what?

Posted by Wise Son
Looks like the 616 universe just found one more inhabitant.
Edited by Shadowdoggy

This would be an easy way for them to bring Nightcrawler back....even though they said he wouldn't be back this year 
still- it's an easy out 
@umbrafeline
: Karma? 

Posted by danhimself
Posted by Seraph_Darkholme

@umbrafeline said: whos the pretty gal in the green mandarin dress?

It's Kirika Howlett, Wolverine's and Mariko Yashida's daughter from AoA/Earth-295. She has all of her father's powers and the adamantium skeleton. She is sort of the AoA version of X-23.

Posted by Mutant God
@fesak
But Gambit's dead in Age of Apoc
Posted by labarith
@Seraph_Darkholme said:

@umbrafeline said: whos the pretty gal in the green mandarin dress?

It's Kirika Howlett, Wolverine's and Mariko Yashida's daughter from AoA/Earth-295. She has all of her father's powers and the adamantium skeleton. She is sort of the AoA version of X-23.

She's not the counterpart of X-23... at least not in the traditional parallel world sense we're likely to discuss here.  She is about as much a counterpart of X-23 as she is of Daken... Daken's actually much closer. 
 
I'd be okay with her crossing over... but, AGAIN, I sort of want a whole new team of AoA X-men to cross over.  Find an excuse, put out a new X-men book "The Apocalyptic X-men"
Posted by danhimself
@Mutant God said:
@fesak: But Gambit's dead in Age of Apoc
he is?  didn't he survive AoA: Omega?
Posted by AgeofHurricane

Should i start picking up UXF?, from what I've been seeing this looks like a very exciting series O.O

Posted by Mutant God
@danhimself
I dont think so, unless Im mistaken
Posted by AlKusanagi

Wait, is Nightcrawler back from the dead already? Or is that the AoA version of him?

Posted by Shadowdoggy
@alkusanagi: no no, that's his AoA counterpart....with 616-ish hair
Posted by TheCrowbar
@Aiden Cross said:


                    A samurai sentinel?...

                   

               

Thank you! Who cares about the kisses. Samurai Sentinel is a BAMF
Posted by Seraph_Darkholme

@labarith said:

She's not the counterpart of X-23... at least not in the traditional parallel world sense we're likely to discuss here. She is about as much a counterpart of X-23 as she is of Daken... Daken's actually much closer.

Daken is not Mariko's son, he's Itsu's son. I realize X-23 doesn't have a mother, but still, she's just as closely related to Kirika, they all have the same father. Also, Daken's a man, I was trying to paint a picture for those of us who don't know a lot about the X-Men universe, and a female counterpart made more sense. In addition, Daken hates Wolverine, X-23 is close to him just as Kirika. Lastly, this is the reason why I said, "She's sort of the AoA version of X-23." Next time you correct someone, be sure and read the fine print.

Posted by danhimself
@Mutant God: just checked the anniversary mini and he's still alive in it
Posted by danhimself
@Seraph_Darkholme said:

@labarith said:

She's not the counterpart of X-23... at least not in the traditional parallel world sense we're likely to discuss here. She is about as much a counterpart of X-23 as she is of Daken... Daken's actually much closer.

Daken is not Mariko's son, he's Itsu's son. I realize X-23 doesn't have a mother, but still, she's just as closely related to Kirika, they all have the same father. Also, Daken's a man, I was trying to paint a picture for those of us who don't know a lot about the X-Men universe, and a female counterpart made more sense. In addition, Daken hates Wolverine, X-23 is close to him just as Kirika. Lastly, this is the reason why I said, "She's sort of the AoA version of X-23." Next time you correct someone, be sure and read the fine print.

plus when Magneto found her the pod she was in was labeled "X-23"
Posted by TransgressionsofSociety

I think wolverine wants to stay...

Posted by Seraph_Darkholme

@danhimself said:

plus when Magneto found her the pod she was in was labeled "X-23"

Thanks for the assist ☺

Posted by labarith
@Seraph_Darkholme said:

@labarith said:

She's not the counterpart of X-23... at least not in the traditional parallel world sense we're likely to discuss here. She is about as much a counterpart of X-23 as she is of Daken... Daken's actually much closer.

Daken is not Mariko's son, he's Itsu's son. I realize X-23 doesn't have a mother, but still, she's just as closely related to Kirika, they all have the same father. Also, Daken's a man, I was trying to paint a picture for those of us who don't know a lot about the X-Men universe, and a female counterpart made more sense. In addition, Daken hates Wolverine, X-23 is close to him just as Kirika. Lastly, this is the reason why I said, "She's sort of the AoA version of X-23." Next time you correct someone, be sure and read the fine print.

I saw the "sort of", but I wanted to make it clear.  If I mean to say "you're wrong", I'll say it. 
 
@danhimself said: 
plus when Magneto found her the pod she was in was labeled "X-23"
Red Herring.  
 
Also, fictional counterparts and role-counterparts are not the same as parallel reality counterparts.
Posted by MrMazz

When did Samurai Sentinels show up?

Posted by Mutant God
@danhimself
the latest thing I can find in AoA, says he dead
Posted by fesak
@MrMazz said:

When did Samurai Sentinels show up?

Could also be a version of Red Ronin.
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Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus

Nice and hot blooded...

Edited by maxicere

QUESTION: Psylocke is british or japanese? She looks sometimes like both. The penciler choose her style or exist another reason?

Posted by fesak
@maxicere said:
QUESTION: Psylocke is british or japanese? She looks sometimes like both. The penciler choose her style or exist another reason?
British mind, asian body. Some artists draws her wrong.
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Posted by maxicere
@fesak said:
@maxicere said:
QUESTION: Psylocke is british or japanese? She looks sometimes like both. The penciler choose her style or exist another reason?
British mind, asian body. Some artists draws her wrong.
OK, thanks for the answer.
Posted by MrSeaman70

Would the AOA jean grey cross over to the mainstream Marvel Universe ? Maybe... but you can be sure that having 2 phoenix forces in the same universe will trigger another epic scale Marvel crossover event :P I can even come up with some interesting names for the event :P The Phoenix Wars  .... The War of The Phoenix.... M'Kraan Wars.... The Summers-Grey War... Hmm.. come to think of it, that last one Summers-Grey War could bring Nate Grey and Cable into the picture ? Anyway, I'm letting my imagination run wild here :D
Posted by Dark_Phoenix00x

I dont like the fact that Jean is there after the huge disaster that was the AOA anniversary mini-series, it was the biggest piece of garbage and this just reminds me of that

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