Who are the current X-Men as of December 2012??

#1 Posted by DeathGorath444 (720 posts) - - Show Bio

Or at least it's core members, I haven't read any X-men comics in a while so I just wanted to know if that's cool?

#2 Posted by TheCrowbar (4286 posts) - - Show Bio

There's no longer a core team. There's the original 5 I guess, they could be considered core. There's Cyclop's Uncanny team. Wolverine and the X-men are just a mishmash.

#3 Posted by DeathGorath444 (720 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheCrowbar: So I'm guessing that when ever there is a mission it's whom ever wants dibs on it basically?

#4 Posted by papad1992 (6815 posts) - - Show Bio

@DeathGorath444 said:

@TheCrowbar: So I'm guessing that when ever there is a mission it's whom ever wants dibs on it basically?

Or whomever is needed, power-wise! As for the splinter teams like X-Factor, both X-Forces, and X-treme X-Men... their teams are set (with X-Factor's roster actually dwindling down and X-treme's actually losing and gaining a member)! But as for the "main titles' team... Wolverine and the X-Men has a senior and junior teaching staff with students attending the school and Uncanny X-Men is growing in their ranks. All New X-Men's team seems to be pretty much comprised of Storm, Beast, Kitty, Wolverine and Iceman (don't forget Lockheed). And Astonishing X-Men's team is Wolverine, Northstar, Gambit, Iceman, Warbird, Karma, and Cecilia Reyes. The adjectiveless X-Men title is getting a change in roster in the next issue or so, which will consist of Angel, Chamber, Iceman, Pixie, and Storm. X-Men Legacy has now become a title focusing mainly on Legion. And that's pretty much it! Hope that helps. :)

#5 Posted by Rickbarry (1737 posts) - - Show Bio

It's pretty much X-men lite these days. I know that some will disagree with me, but the majority of the X-men that are at the mansion are kind of lame. The bigger names are kind of going rogue and forming their own factions. Team Blue/Orange is where it's at.

#6 Posted by Rabidwolfdog (259 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd prefer they had a set team, like event back in the 90's they had the gold team and the blue team, that was cool

#7 Posted by AgeofHurricane (7206 posts) - - Show Bio

Seeing as how the OP asked for core members as opposed to a team, i'd say: Storm, Psylocke, Cable, Dazzler, Scott, Madrox and Kitty f*cking Pryde. Simply because of their current leadership positions. Anyone else is up for debate.

#8 Posted by papad1992 (6815 posts) - - Show Bio

@AgeofHurricane said:

Seeing as how the OP asked for core members as opposed to a team, i'd say: Storm, Psylocke, Cable, Dazzler, Scott, Madrox and Kitty f*cking Pryde. Simply because of their current leadership positions. Anyone else is up for debate.

Those actually seem to me like the leaders of various teams!

#9 Posted by AgeofHurricane (7206 posts) - - Show Bio

@papad1992: Exactly.

#10 Posted by papad1992 (6815 posts) - - Show Bio

@AgeofHurricane said:

@papad1992: Exactly.

In that case u forgot to cover Astonishing X-Men... I'd say Northstar is the "leader" (or maybe I'm just saying that because he's more prominent in the title!)

Storm - All New X-Men / X-Men

Psylocke - Uncanny X-Force

Cable - Cable and X-Force

Dazzler - X-treme X-Men

Cyclops - Uncanny X-Men

Madrox - X-Factor

Kitty Pryde - Wolverine and the X-Men

#11 Posted by Rabidwolfdog (259 posts) - - Show Bio

So its like a monthly gym dodgeball game, the captains are the same but they have to pick their own players

#12 Posted by Rabbitearsblog (5698 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't mind having different leaders in the X-Men (they should have done this years ago) but I wish the X-Men were united again (I know this whole "Schism" thing just started, but I don't like the idea about the X-Men not being the family they were years ago.

#13 Posted by HopesummersFORtheFUTURE (2483 posts) - - Show Bio

#14 Edited by AgeofHurricane (7206 posts) - - Show Bio

@papad1992: I never exactly "forgot", i just chose not to include it because i fail to see what relevance that title serves to the X-Verse. And Wolverine's the leader of that team, so, all the more reason for me to exclude it.

#15 Posted by papad1992 (6815 posts) - - Show Bio

@AgeofHurricane said:

@papad1992: I never exactly "forgot", i just chose not to include it because i fail to see what relevance that title serves to the X-Verse. And Wolverine's the leader of that team, so, all the more reason for me to exclude it.

I get where you're coming from... I not necessarily a fan of the title itself (it was just a stunt for Northstar's marriage) I just like the real odd roster that this team is composed of! Northstar, Karma, Gambit, Iceman, Wolverine, Warbird, and Cecilia Reyes... I just wished someone else were writing!

#16 Posted by papad1992 (6815 posts) - - Show Bio

@HopesummersFORtheFUTURE: Don't even get me started on that panel!! It just solidified in my mind how much of a douche Cyclops is!!

#17 Posted by Rickbarry (1737 posts) - - Show Bio

@papad1992 said:

@HopesummersFORtheFUTURE: Don't even get me started on that panel!! It just solidified in my mind how much of a douche Cyclops is!!

*Appears to defend team blue.* How dare you! *Pummels*

#18 Posted by papad1992 (6815 posts) - - Show Bio

@Rickbarry said:

@papad1992 said:

@HopesummersFORtheFUTURE: Don't even get me started on that panel!! It just solidified in my mind how much of a douche Cyclops is!!

*Appears to defend team blue.* How dare you! *Pummels*

"Strikes back" and says "How dare YOU!"

#19 Posted by dangallant984 (1282 posts) - - Show Bio

It seems like the core group is Wolverine, Storm, Kitty, Iceman and the Beast, but sort of also the O5 for the moment.

Angel, Rachel, Warbird (bleh), and I think Chamber are also at the school, and Northstar, Gambit, Cecilia and Karma are all associated with the Astonishing team.

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