Angel, Ka-Zar and Zabu launch a desperate attempt to rescue the X-Men from the clutches of Sauron. Soon-to-be X-artist Paul Smith joins Chris Claremont for this strong concluding chapter. Plus, two backup stories featuring art by Michael Golden.
Spider-Man, Angel and Daredevil help the House of Ideas launch Marvel Fanfare, an upscale foray aimed at comics’ emerging Direct Market. While featuring some fantastic art from the likes of Michael Golden and Paul Smith, this debut issue’s stories fall a bit flat.