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.
The X-Men join Ka-Zar in an effort to save the Savage Land from the machinations of Garokk, the Petrified Man. A-list superhero storytelling from X-regulars Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin.
The X-Men clash with Sauron in the Savage Land, then team with Ka-Zar to battle Garokk, the Petrified Man. There are a couple of missteps this time out, but, overall, it’s another excellent issue from the team of Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin.
Separated during battle, two groups of X-Men each think the other dead; the larger group ends up convalescesing in the Savage Land. A superb transitional issue from the team of Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin.
The X-Men struggle to free themselves from imprisonment, then must battle Magneto within the heart of an active volcano. Assured work from the classic creative team of Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin.
Phoenix tries to save a village from a yeti army controlled by Satan – who is actually an alien in disguise! The lead story by Gabriel Levy and Sal Amendola is a bit off, but a backup feature with nice art from Pat Broderick and Terry Austin brings up this issue’s average.
Captured by Magneto, the X-Men are soon battling for their lives within a secret base under an active volcano. The legendary X-Men creative team of Chris Claremont, John Byrne and Terry Austin serve up an electric, issue-long fight scene.
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.