In an X-Men era overflowing with water cooler moments (of the socially distanced variety, of course), none has been more discussed than the apparently now-open marriage between Scott Summers and Jean Grey. Based on several very obvious clues, the longtime lovebirds took the founding of Krakoa as an opportunity to take their relationship in a more polyamorous direction.
Just look at that steamy scene between Jean and Wolverine at the end of X-Force #10.
Well, in this week’s X-Men #10 and Cable #2, we continue to learn a bit more about Summers family values.
Lesson 1: Cyclops is a good dad and an even better brother
Mysteries–X-Fans love ‘em! Who is the X-Traitor? Who is Onslaught? What’s Wolverine’s true origin? In the Dawn of X, Head of X Jonathan Hickman added a new one to the list: Will we ever get to see Scott and Jean take the kids to Chandilore?
We even asked X-Men Senior Editor Jordan D. White about it in X-Men Monday #60!
AIPT: That Summers and Logan family vacation to Chandilore–are we just going to keep talking about it or will we ever get to see that in the comics?
The Summers family vacation was first teased in X-Men #2.
Then again in New Mutants #7.
Annnd again in X-Men #7, when Cyclops extended an invite to Logan. What a guy.
Well, in X-Men #10, we finally see the Summers clan (and Logan) on that long-teased vacation under the stars, via a note to Scott’s formerly maniacal brother Vulcan. Gotta love a guy who can look past that time his brother murdered their dad.
And, as promised, we get Jeannie in a bikini and Scott in a speedo. Anyone else getting classic Marvel Swimsuit Special vibes?
Lesson 2: Like father, like son
As teased in Wolverine #3, the Stepford Cuckoos have their sights set on Cable–and they appear to have nabbed their mutant. And young Nathan, who we just saw flirting up a storm in Cable #1, isn’t settling for just one of Emma Frost’s girls–he’s dating them all! We get confirmation on that in Cable #2 with a big smooch.
Emma’s far from OK with this, so she pays a visit to Cable’s dad Cyclops (who we assume is fooling around with Emma on the side–when he’s not trying to enjoy a Philly cheesesteak in peace), who isn’t too alarmed by the news. Relax, Emma, it’s a new world! Having multiple partners is just the Krakoan way. This again, in Cable #2.
It’s been a long time since the X-Men soap opera’s been this juicy. I highly recommend you read both issues in full to get the whole story, but hopefully, we’ll get more peeks inside the Summers household in the coming months.
You can purchase X-Men #10 right now.
You can purchase Cable #2 right now.