starlady: Charles/Erik: "Are you ready for this?" "Let's find out." (we are together at last though far apart)
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One of the panels I enjoyed most at FOGcon was "Mutations, Their Gifts and Betrayals: Embodiment in the World(s) of the X-Men" (not even because one of my friends proposed it)--it was actually really interesting. Being me, I made more than a few comments during the discussion (though I virtuously did not bring up mpreg as Charles Xavier's secondary mutation, I'm quite virtuous), and afterward, when we were walking back to the BART, [personal profile] troisroyaumes and [personal profile] epershand were both like, "Dude, I didn't realize you'd read so many X-Men comics!" and I was forced to explain that no, I haven't read hardly any of the comics (except for Marvel 1602, which [personal profile] copperbadge rightfully and hilariously savaged in this recent post), just the Wikipedia articles, at a scary and obsessive depth.

"Well, you sounded like you knew what you were talking about!"

That is my stock in trade. (Though I did watch almost all of the X-Men: Evolution cartoon, which was actually pretty good.)

I found this highly amusing at the time, and still do; the point of telling this story now is to put up the links to my two current XMFC/X-Men WIPs:

Transmutation (3433 words) by faviconstarlady
Chapters: 1/?
Fandom: X-Men: First Class (2011)
Rating: Mature
Warning: Graphic Depictions Of Violence
Relationships: Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier
Characters: Erik Lehnsherr, Charles Xavier, Emma Frost, Alex Summers
Summary: Various additional scenes from the Synthesis timeline, or, the alchemical process of creating something new out of disunified fragments.

Reunion (2282 words) by faviconstarlady
Chapters: 1/?
Fandom: X-Men: First Class (2011), The Avengers (2012), X-Men (Movies)
Rating: Mature
Warning: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Irene Adler/Raven Darkholme, Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier
Characters: Raven Darkholme, Irene Adler (X-Men), Charles Xavier, Erik Lehnsherr
Summary: Five years after the end of X-3: The Last Stand, the X-Men and the Avengers are thrown onto a collision course when some very old allies (and enemies) return.

Both of these are mostly written; I just have to write some last few bits and then wrangle some betas. Which is to say, they are WIPs now but they will be finished soon, and I will post the links again, and update the master post, when they are completed.

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Date: 2012-04-05 22:01 (UTC)
ninj: (Default)
From: [personal profile] ninj
I enjoyed the X-Men Evolution cartoon. Mostly because it showed that things are complicated and peoples beliefs can change...I think. It was years ago that I watched it, but I remember I thought it was much better than the original X-Men cartoons of my youth.

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Date: 2012-04-05 22:15 (UTC)
wintercreek: Blue-tinted creek in winter with snowy banks. ([XMFC] I can hear your heart)
From: [personal profile] wintercreek
I'm going to sit here and feel pleased at the thought of you carefully not saying that mpreg is Charles's secondary mutation. And possibly I will take just a little credit for helping give you that idea. :D

Oh, how I wish I could have been at that panel! I would have written you little notes about Charles and his mutant uterus. (That is the best sentence I have written all day, for the record.)

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Date: 2012-04-06 02:09 (UTC)
mrkinch: Erik reaching back for Charles as they walk a park path in late autumn (Erik and Charles)
From: [personal profile] mrkinch
I wish I could have attended FOGCon! I would love to meet you (and others), and that panel sounds like great fun.

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Date: 2012-04-06 20:30 (UTC)
ariadne_chan: (i want 2 jims)
From: [personal profile] ariadne_chan
i didn't know you write for Xmen!

i will go and read your things. I write only in star trek, but i love Xmen since i was a teenager and i loved last movie specially because of my Charles/Erik like my Professor X/Magneto :D my other fav pairing is Rougue/Gambit and some Logan/Jane Gray.

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