With the help of the duplicitous Carmilla Frost, Killraven and his freeman escape – again – and battle their way to freedom. Writer Don McGregor joins Killraven’s rebellion but finds little support from the art team of Herb Trimpe and Yolande Pijcke.
In a post-apocalyptic New York, Killraven and his allies battle human thralls, a Martian tripod and a cyborg called Warlord. Better-than-expected art from the team Herb Trimpe and Frank Giacoia anchor an action-packed script from Marv Wolfman.
Armed with the truth, Killraven escapes sirens and mutants as he prepares to lead a rebellion against Earth’s Martian overlords. A kitbashed concoction of manic, ’70s sci-fi fun from Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway and Howard Chaykin.
In the year 2018, a freeman named Killraven leads the fight against the Keepers and their Martian overlords. This uneven debut-by-committee includes work from Neal Adams, Roy Thomas, Howard Chaykin and more.
Lured into a trap at Banshee’s ancestral home, the X-Men battle Black Tom Cassidy and the Juggernaut. While a solid effort, this issue from Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum struggles with both pacing and suspension of disbelief.
Jean Grey nearly dies saving the X-Men but becomes Phoenix instead … then the rest of the team goes on vacation. A mid-issue shift in plot keeps Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum’s debut of Phoenix from being a classic.
X-Men try to rescue X-Men but end up fighting … the X-Men? Sentinel shenanigans are afoot – perhaps with deadly consequences! Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum go all in for this celebratory 100th issue of X-Men.
The new X-Men race to S.H.I.E.L.D.’S orbital platform to rescue teammates captured by the Sentinels. A fun read from Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum – but one that requires some serious suspension of disbelief.
The X-Men’s Christmas outing to Rockefeller Center is interrupted by the return of the mutant-hunting giant robots, the Sentinels! Great character work and dynamic art anchor this strong effort from Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum.