Middle X: Pixie

Enter a world where the X-Men have quietly retired from their years of superheroing. It’s a world where they settled down in the suburbs and lived to ripe old ages.

We look in on them as they hit their 40s. They are, perhaps, soccer moms and dance dads and who knows what else.

Pixie. Don’t know much about her, to be honest. She became a regular X-Men at a time I wasn’t reading the books. But I felt like drawing a girl with pink hair. So sue me.

middlex pixie_web_wings

Middle X: Cyclops

Enter a world where the X-Men have quietly retired from their years of superheroing. It’s a world where they settled down in the suburbs and lived to ripe old ages.

We look in on them as they hit their 40s. They are, perhaps, soccer moms and dance dads and who knows what else.

Cyclops is losing his hair and adding a gut. In other words, he’s just like the rest of us (nearly)-40-somethings….

Middle X Cyclops art

Middle X: Jean Grey

Enter a world where the X-Men have quietly retired from their years of superheroing. It’s a world where they settled down in the suburbs and lived to ripe old ages.

We look in on them as they hit their 40s. They are, perhaps, soccer moms and dance dads and who knows what else.

She still thinks she’s a trendy 20 year old…

Jean Grey as a soccer mom

Middle X: Kitty Pryde

I don’t really have a backstory in mind for Kitty here, so I’ll leave that as an exercise for the reader…

Enter a world where the X-Men have quietly retired from their years of superheroing. It’s a world where they settled down in the suburbs and lived to ripe old ages.

We look in on them as they hit their 40s. They are, perhaps, soccer moms and dance dads and who knows what else.

Number 4 is… Kitty Pryde. Shadowcat. Sprite. Ex-girlfriend to every X-Man character the current writer felt it convenient for her to date. Also, a hardware hacker, a ninja, pals with a ninja, and an awesome fighter, tactician, and thinker.

middlex_kitty_pryde_web

Middle X: Dazzler

Enter a world where the X-Men have quietly retired from their years of superheroing. It’s a world where they settled down in the suburbs and lived to ripe old ages.

We look in on them as they hit their 40s. They are, perhaps, soccer moms and dance dads and who knows what else.

Number 3 in a series. Here’s…. Dazzler! She’s the kind who drops the kids off at school in the morning and heads straight to the gym. Or yoga class.

Middle X: Dazzler

Middle X: Cecilia Reyes

Enter a world where the X-Men have quietly retired from their years of superheroing. It’s a world where they settled down in the suburbs and lived to ripe old ages.

We look in on them as they hit their 40s. They are, perhaps, soccer moms and dance dads and who knows what else.

Number 2 in a series. Here’s…. Dr. Cecilia Reyes. After a brief and tumultuous turn with the X-Men in the 90s, she retired from the mutant scene and returned to the medical scene. Today, she’s an administrator at a hospital back in her hometown or, er, wherever she came from. It’s a cleaner living.

Middle X: Dr. Cecilia Reyes

Middle X: Psylocke

Enter a world where the X-Men have quietly retired from their years of superheroing. It’s a world where they settled down in the suburbs and lived to ripe old ages.

We look in on them as they hit their 40s. They are, perhaps, soccer moms and dance dads and who knows what else.

Number 1 in a series. Here’s…. Psylocke:

Psylocke in her 40s