Has ‘X-Men’ Gotten “Too Real?”
I certainly agree. This Magneto video is great. People have too much sensitivity about history. If we still mourn and cry about events fifty years ago, we allow guys like Oswald to win.
- “X-Men: Days of Future Past” Viral Site Connects Magneto to JFK Assassination (comicbookresources.com)
- Now X-Men’s Magneto Is Part of the JFK Conspiracy (grantland.com)
- Magneto Killed JFK? New ‘X-Men’ Viral Campaign Plants Evidence (huffingtonpost.com)
- Is the Early X-Men Just a Better Written Fantastic Four? (extremisreviews.com)
Long-time fans and newcomers alike were delighted when the X-Men: Days of Future Past press machine churned out a viral video and a related website this afternoon. The video and website featured a new take on the JFK assassination conspiracy. Both suggested that metallokinetic mutant Erik Lehnsherr, aka Magneto, redirected Lee Harvey Oswald’s bullets and killed John F. Kennedy. This new and entirely invented theory has been dubbed “the bent bullet theory.” Details regarding Lehnsherr’s arrest, secret trial and imprisonment were also addressed in the new material.
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Posted on November 27, 2013, in Marvel, X-Men and tagged Assassination of John F. Kennedy, Days of Future Past, John F. Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald, Magneto, Michael Fassbender, Oswald, X-Men. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.