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  Madinkbeard » Phoenix 7 and 8
As a whole the series is an epic of gigantic proportions, tracking themes and characters across centuries, but each individual story (well most of them) are themselves epic stories that can be read as singular entities (though much of the greater resonance of the stories is lost outside the context of the whole).
All of them have some kind of crossing of paths with the mythical Phoenix, the immortal bird that dies and is reborn.
On the higher level, the reader sees these characters undergo the same death and rebirth as the Phoenix when we see the characters dying and living again as different people in the stories.
madinkbeard.com /blog/archives/phoenix-7-and-8   (1065 words)

  Phoenix (comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phoenix lent its energy to break the connection, and kept close watch on young Jean, as it felt a kinship with the young mutant.
Phoenix generated so much heat that even Sunfire was nearly burned to death, but Psylocke used her psychic knife to bring her to her senses.
The Phoenix Sword as it was called was guarded and wielded by the sorceress Madelyne Pyre, who inherited the sword from her mother.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Phoenix_(comics)   (3973 words)

 Welcome to Silver Bullet Comics! // THE source, nuff said! // Comics, Subscriptions, News, Previews, Reviews, Events, ...
The Phoenix’s role as a cosmic power has typically been an integral element in the utilization of her character; as such, its emergence would be showcased as a major event.
As significant as the Phoenix has been in X-Men history, an examination of the interpersonal angle may not seem substantial enough to be the forefront of a story arc.
As the Phoenix speaks, there is foreshadowing towards the possibility that its emotional ties to the X-Men may very well be the catalyst for the upcoming event.
www.silverbulletcomics.com /news/story.php?a=194   (555 words)

 Bookshelf Comics Review: X-men: Phoenix Endsong
After the Shi'ar release the Phoenix energy in an effort to destroy it once and for all, it escapes and begins hunting for...something.
Everyone who's been a comic fan for awhile realizes that Land is an expert when it comes to sexy women in sexy poses.
Although this is a minor annoyance at most, it does become a factor later in the story when the Phoenix begins to take on the different shapes of various X-Men.
www.bookshelfcomics.com /reviews/phoenix.html   (743 words)

Phoenix: A Tale of the Future is one of a dozen interlinked stories by Tezuka spanning vastly different eras of humanity.
Each volume is a self-contained, complete story with a common link—that of the phoenix, used by Tezuka as an avatar of the Earth itself.
Phoenix: A Tale of the Future is in the latest issue of Previews for books shipping in May 2002.
www.icomics.com /rev_031802_phoenix.shtml   (658 words)

 Amazon.com: Phoenix, Volume 2: A Tale Of The Future (Phoenix): Books: Osamu Tezuka   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The eternally optimistic phoenix shares its hope for the nature of humanity, and it is drawn with sparks of light surrounding it.
The Phoenix will reveal she is sick and tired of being immortal as she will have to oversee human repeat their stupidity, doing a greedy but pointless quest.
In this book, which documents the end of the world and humanity and then it's rebirth in the very distant future, the Phoenix takes her chosen human servant on a journey through the microverse and the macroverse, showing it to be a place of vibrant life and spiritual energy.
www.amazon.com /Phoenix-2-Tale-Future/dp/159116026X   (2694 words)

 'Comics' serious stuff
Around the nation and throughout the Phoenix Public Library system, branches are luring in teens with workshops on anime and manga, a popular style of animation and comics that originated in Japan.
She said comics can be a catalyst to get youths into the library and then to expose them to other library offerings, from magazines to classic literature.
Samurai Comics, a retailer of comics, animation and role-playing games in central Phoenix, has put about 15 or so of the workshops at libraries and schools.
www.azcentral.com /community/ahwatukee/articles/0910ar-anime10Z14.html   (559 words)

 Phoenix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phoenix (mythology), a mythical bird that dies in flames and is reborn from the ashes
Phoenix (comics), a fictional cosmic entity in the Marvel Comics universe, and the associated characters:
Phoenix Ikki, a bronze saint in the anime/manga Saint Seiya
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Phoenix   (1142 words)

 Phoenix (IV)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
But then Phoenix fell victim to psychic manipulation by Mastermind, who was attempting to prove his worthiness to become a member of the Inner Circle of the Hellfire Club by mesmerizing Phoenix into becoming its new Black Queen.
Phoenix finally freed herself of Mastermind's control, but was unable to prevent the dark side of Grey's personality with the full power of the phoenix-force behind it, from overwhelming her, not having had the training necessary to repress it.
When Phoenix committed suicide, it was acting exactly as Grey herself would have done under the circumstances, since it had endowed itself with an exact copy of Grey's personality.
www.marveldirectory.com /individuals/j/jeangrey.htm   (1930 words)

 Fighting the Phoenix - The Superhero Hype! Boards
At the end of X2, however, Jean showed herself capable of lifting a jet with her telekinetic powers, so Bobby's uses seem to be mostly as a decoy and delay (he could maybe hold her for a few seconds in a very, very thick sphere of ice).
Phoenix, however, could be easilly protected by a telekinetic force shield.
So, my final conclusion is, of course, that like in the comics Phoenix can only be ultimately stopped by suicide, but we should see some pretty cool effects in the meantime.
www.superherohype.com /forums/showthread.php?t=93742   (1277 words)

 Crocodile Caucus: Phoenix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It is said that the phoenix's blood can grant immortality and in all the stories Tezuka's common themes of pacifism, humanism as well as corrupt leaders come heavily into play.
Phoenix is often referred to as Tezuka's life work -- at 12 volumes, it was left uncompleted at the time of his death but Tezuka put a lot of himself and his philosophy into those volumes.
Phoenix tells tremendous stories that contemplate violence, prejudice and the selfishness of humanity that still manages an optimistic, hopeful tone.
lyle.typepad.com /blog/2005/05/phoenix.html   (1130 words)

 The Atlas Archives: Comics: Phoenix
Blaming himself for the alien attacks on Reykjavik and New York, and despairing of any hope for the future of mankind now that the aliens are on the warpath, Phoenix carves a tombstone for planet Earth and launches himself into space at full power, planning to burn himself up in the atmosphere.
Rescued by yet another group of aliens (The Protectors) Phoenix is given a choice.
Revealing themselves to be the masters of the previous group of aliens, the Protectors offer Phoenix the opportunity to prevent the termination of all human life on Earth by proving they are "worthy" of life.
www.atlasarchives.com /comics/phoenix.html   (283 words)

 The Phoenix Volant Comics Pages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
These pages contain links to comic strips and cartoons that are updated on a regular basis.
Comic strips and cartoons that are updated on an infrequent or irregular basis, generally less often than once a month.
Comic strips and cartoons that are do not appear to be updated at all.
www.phoenix.volant.org /Comics   (862 words)

 Samurai Comics - About Us
As a Phoenix native, Mike owes his allegiance to all of the local teams, and remains convinced that “this is the year the Cardinals are finally going to win the Super Bowl”.
His comics work is enjoyed by many people, and Brandon hopes to publish comics on a national scale in the near future.
Samurai Comics is the last job Brandon Huigens hopes to ever have, aside from becoming the next Charles Schultz (who, by the way, he'd never compare himself to because, seriously-Sparky's the greatest cartoonist of all time).
www.samuraicomics.com /about_us.htm   (1457 words)

 Comic Book Industry Looking to Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The smell of newsprint wafted into my nose as I entered Vintage Phoenix Comics and Collectibles in Bloomington, Ind. Several people perused the latest comics to come into the store, and others periodically entered to check the status of their subscriptions.
Vintage Phoenix is the last of its type in Bloomington, a college town with a sizable comic book reading population.
Another way in which comic book publishers hope to breathe new life into the failing industry is through the use of graphic novels, which have been enjoying greater success than comic books.
frictionmagazine.com /artful/comics/comicinter.asp   (793 words)

 Comics marathon a big draw
Eric Mengel isn't a coffee drinker, but he'll be armed with plenty of caffeine-laced soda, along with snacks, pens and paper, to stay awake during an overnight comic-drawing event this weekend.
The 32-year-old Phoenix resident will be among dozens of cartoonists, published or hoping to be, who'll spend a full day drawing panels and writing dialogue during 24 Hour Comics Day at two Valley comic-book stores.
Bill Mitchell, manager of Atomic Comics in Mesa, which also will stay open overnight, said participants can submit their works to 24 Hour Comics Day for possible publication in a highlights book by About Comics.
azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/arizonaliving/articles/0422comic22.html   (421 words)

 Comics in Context #135: The Passive Aggressive Phoenix Saga » Quick Stop Entertainment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Keep in mind that in the comics' "Dark Phoenix Saga," even when she was at the height of insanity, Dark Phoenix did not intentionally destroy that inhabited planet:  replenishing her powers by triggering a supernova, she was oblivious to its destruction of the D'Bari's world.
In the comics Jean does not ask someone else to kill her:  she kills herself.  The movie Jean is a pathetic victim, not strong enough to put an end to her own rampage.  The comics Jean is a self-sacrificing heroine.
Following Phoenix's demise, both the movie and the book come to their conclusion.  But the movie is less successful in wrapping up the "cure" storyline than the book is.  Was the "cure" a good or bad thing?  Claremont's novel states that Warren Worthington, Jr.
www.quickstopentertainment.com /?p=365   (2836 words)

 Phoenix - Best Of - Best of Phoenix ® 2006 Paradise Found
I come to Phoenix area to perform a...
You say Phoenix and Eden don’t mix, That the PHX is more like the sticks.
But there are five million strong To prove you wrong, And if you don’t believe us, just listen to this: In our Valley the sun never dies, And winter, we think that’s a lie.
bestof.phoenixnewtimes.com   (228 words)

 IGN: Top Ten Villainous Moments
But comics' greatest villains have had their own fine moments.
To celebrate the finals days of IGN Comics' Villain Month, we pondered on the ten most memorable moments in villainy.
The first year of the Thunderbolts was dedicated to the rouse and the conflicting emotions among a band of villains pretending to be good, and perhaps enjoying heroism a little too much.
comics.ign.com /articles/672/672586p1.html   (904 words)

 Phoenix Comics and Games - Houston, TX, 77006 - Citysearch
Those not initiated to the comic book-gaming culture might fear these shops a little -- are they not cramped, darkened spots where certain obsessed individuals gather to share arcane obsessions?
Comics, naturally, and lots of them; most geared toward the adult audience that is enthralled with comic-dom lately.
There¹s even a case of "adult" adult comics, if you know what I mean.
www.citysearch.com /profile/9842606   (142 words)

 The Women of Marvel Comics: Phoenix!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Team Affiliation: As the daughter of Scott Summers and Jean Grey, Rachel was born into the X-Men in the future, and was quickly accepted by the team when she went back in time to stop the Sentinels from taking over.
Honorable Mention goes to Excalibur 66-67, where Phoenix returns to her own "Days of Future Past" time to stop the Sentinels once and for all, resolving one of the X-Men's most popular stories.
She instead became a prisoner of the tyrant Gaunt at the end of time, but she was freed by her pseudo-brother Cable and returned to our time, where she has been attending college and eschewing the superhero life, trying to keep her return a secret.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/2855/phoenix.html   (412 words)

 Phoenix Comicon announces the appearance of Steve Rude at Samurai Comics - Silver Bullet Comics - ...
Phoenix, Arizona - Steve Rude, creator of Nexus and The Moth and artist on Superman, Batman, Captain America and others, will be making an appearance at Samurai Comics in conjunction with the Phoenix Comicon’s Art and Costume Contest Tour.
Samurai Comics Owner Mike Banks said, “This is a unique opportunity for fans to see an award winning artist as he works through the creative process.
Rude will be at Samurai Comics from 1:00-4:00 pm and the Phoenix Comicon’s Art and Costume Contest will be running from 4:00-7:00 pm on Saturday, December, 16th 2006.
www.silverbulletcomicbooks.com /news/116588530065897.htm   (438 words)

 Drawing conclusions - Arts - The Phoenix
His first book about cartoons, Understanding Comics, was published in 1993 and was promptly added to the syllabus of every cool college professor across the country.
Because one of the problems with a lot of comics art today is that many comics artists learn how to draw people and they just stop there.
Comics evolved out of stage plays, out of the idea that you’re sitting in the front row of the audience and they’re performing in these little vaudeville boxes just for you.
www.thephoenix.com /article_ektid15850.aspx   (857 words)

 OAFE - Marvel Comics: Phoenix custom figure
When Dave Cockrum was designing Phoenix, he wanted her costume to be white, not the green it eventually became.
This idea was shot down because, due to the crappy paper and printing processes used back then, you would have been able to read the next page through her body.
It was hard enough getting either of the Phoenix figures in ML6, so adding a third version would have just made fans' heads explode.
www.oafe.net /customs/m_phnx.php   (200 words)

 Phoenix Wings > News
We just need to get the cover and another page done, and the comic will be ready to post up.
This long retired comic is going to make a comeback.
A new artist will be doing the comic art, while I still work on the story.
www.onlinecomics.net /pages/details/news.php?comicID=5180   (229 words)

 Global Comics Network: Eric's Newsletter Vol 7 #1
In a new mini-series, the Phoenix Force returns to Earth only to find that it's regular host, Jean Grey, is dead.
After years' past being called "The Year of Comics" for movies, it seems as though 2005 is the next big thing.
Phoenix is one of my favorite characters of the X-Men universe, so seeing that they're bringing her back again is just great news.
www.globalcomics.net /eric/eric0411.html   (1028 words)

 Sequential Tart: Retailer's Corner - Samurai Comics, Phoenix, AZ (vol VII/iss 3/March 2004)
Comics' future, as an industry and as a medium, doesn't lie solely in the hands of 60-year-old characters like Batman.
As more comics retailers realize this, and are willing to take a chance on the "little guys", the entire genre will see substantial growth and vitalization.
It is very important as a comics retailer to become familiar, and involved, if you're inclined, with the Friends of Lulu organization, which is a national non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote and encourage female readership and participation in the comic book industry.
www.sequentialtart.com /archive/mar04/retailer_0304.shtml   (4824 words)

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