Joe Quesada: Well, TuringMachine, you have to remember that there were 16,000,000 mutants living on Genosha when the giant sentinels destroyed it. Even with “House of M,” there are approximately 1,600,000 dead mutants with powers intact.
Here we see Marvel’s editor-in-chief answering a reader question regarding an X-Men storyline.
This is why reading a Marvel comic often makes me feel as though I’ve just stuffed live bees in my ears.
(In extreme cases, such as the giant “Why People Don’t Remember That Peter Parker Is Spider-Man” flowchart, it makes me wish I’d stuffed live bees in my ears instead of reading a Marvel comic.)