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With the release of The X-Files: Conspiracy #2, IDW marks the end of this year’s crossover event that put us on a very entertaining journey, visiting the realities of The X-Files and Lone Gunmen, The Crow, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Transformers, and Ghostbusters.
The issue released today brings the story that began in January 2014 full circle, to where the Lone Gunmen received information from the future that a deadly virus would be making its way around to wipe out all of mankind. Their search for the truth and a cure not only involved the help of Mulder and Scully, but also scattered clues throughout the realities of the five franchises that crossed the tale.
Conspiracy #2 continues the jovial tone that this event has carried in the previous issues, but feels sturdier than the rest. It mixed effectively both the wrap-up of the story while also giving space to moments that are key to the characters.
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Come July 2014, and perfect for all those overnight San Diego Comic Con parties, IDW plans to release what promises to be an amazing The X-Files board game designed by Kevin Wilson, known for his work at Arkham Horror and Descent, and art direction by the already familiar menton3 - This already looks great!
The game will be based on the first three seasons of the show and you would be able to take your pick to play as Mulder, Scully or other members of the X-Files team. Suggested retail price will be $59.99.
For more information, head on over to IDW. More details to follow!
Gillian Anderson is making the rounds today in promotion of her new show Crisis which premieres on NBC at 10pm this Sunday!
The reigning Queen of Television is juggling not one, not two, but three television series with her roles in Hannibal and The Fall also in full swing. She even took some time this morning to talk about a third X-Files feature film and left the journalists of Morning Joe in full on fangirl mode by the end of her segment.
If you need a Gillian fix or are just trying to catch up with the flurry of activity as Crisis promotion roars on during this Happy Pi day, check out the links below!
IndieWire - Talks about her roles in Crisis, Hannibal, and The Fall; and gives a great #XF3 mention. Don't Give Up!
TVWise - First image from The Fall season 2!
Photo Credit - Anderson Daily
Up until now, I’ve been enjoying the bi-weekly releases for The X-Files: Conspiracy without a pressing need to get the story to end. It kept building and building and I was fine with that because I know that some kind of resolution was coming soon. And that moment might soon be approaching.
In the latest edition of this crossover, The Lone Gunmen cross ways with The Crow, and while I’m not a gigantic fan of the lore, it is part of my filmmaking education from back in the day.
Starting my read of this issue made me realize how nothing is gratuitous in this collection; the story comes full circle with one of the scenes that we enjoyed in the first issue and suddenly a lot of things now make more complete sense. As I said, and trying to be the least explicit as I can, resolution is near, or so we are led to believe.
Warning: Spoilers ahead!
Gillian Anderson stopped by HuffPost Live today for a short interview to promote the upcoming premiere of NBC's Crisis. Check out what Meg Fitch, Stella Gibson, and Dr. Du Maurier will be up to in the future. And why HuffPo needs a new couch.
Crisis airs this Sunday, March 16th at 10pm ET on NBC.