As the main team of X-Men makes their way home from the Savage Land, Professor X remembers an earlier, solo adventure. Unlike many transitional issues, this outing from Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin is a treat.
As the Legion prepares for a celebration, Brainiac 5 seeks to cure an ally trapped by visions of alternate futures. LoSH regulars Paul Levitz and Keith Giffen anchor an impressive team of talent for the special anniversary issue.
The Beast investigates the X-Men’s disappearance, only to find his former team trapped as circus freaks by Mesmero. The team of Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin settle into their historic run on X-Men.
The X-Men’s Danger Room session takes a potentially deadly turn when Warhawk infiltrates the mansion and seizes control. Fill-in art from journeyman artist Tony DeZuniga derails the momentum of the new X-Men creative team, albeit temporarily.
The X-Men’s plans for a little R&R are interrupted when Weapon Alpha comes looking to take Wolverine home. The quintessential X-Men creative team of Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin quickly level up with this introduction of Alpha Flight’s leader.
The X-Men and Starjammers battle the Guardians of the Gate in a desperate attempt to save the universe. John Byrne and Terry Austin join Chris Claremont on what would become one of the premiere titles of the Bronze Age
Following a meteor bomb attack on Earth, the Futurians search for their missing loved ones – and find something terrible instead! Legendary X-creator Dave Cockrum brings a creator-owned cast of characters to his latest series, The Futurians.
Far from Earth, the X-Men face off against the mighty (familiar) Imperial Guard – and require some help from the Starjammers! An excellent swan song from Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum’s initial teaming on the all-new, all-different X-Men.
Trapped in a fever dream, Professor X relives a previous battle between new X-Men and old. Marvel’s mighty mutants fall prey to the Dreaded Deadline Doom with this fill-in issue from Bill Mantlo and Bob Brown.