The love story of Iceman & Mystique, Pt. 2
To be fair, very few of Iceman’s relationships end well. I hope the arc in Astonishing X-Men when he tried to freeze over the world gets covered.
The love part of our story has long since ended. The two aren’t so much exes as bitter, vengeful monsters that prey on trust to deliver fatal emotional blows. Well, the blue one anyway. Today, we check out X-Men: Manifest Destiny #1-5, written by Mike Carey and drawn by Michael Ryan, that forces us to recall when Mystique delicately placed neural inhibitors in her lady parts to defeat Iceman a few issues later. His problem’s flaring up again, like a robot STD.
At least this time Iceman has a loving and caring girlfriend by his side. It’s a delicate time in his life to be eradicating Mystique residue from his body (and memories), but what could go wrong here? Certainly not months of planned relationship building serving only to heighten the sharp pain of another broken heart, right?
He doesn’t deserve this. But you know the whole deal with…
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