The Brood continue to pursue the X-Men, but this time it’s Carol Danvers – now as Binary – who saves the day. This debut of Binary – from the creative team of Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum – has a mostly been-there, done-that feel.
Wolverine frees Carol Danvers and the other X-Men from Brood captivity … but is it already too late? The original Brood saga picks up the pace in this largely enjoyable tale from Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum.
Infected by the Brood and on the run on an alien world, Wolverine races to save – or avenge – the X-Men. This solo outing is one of the strongest issues of Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum’s second stint on The Uncanny X-Men.
A comatose Professor Xavier relives his first meeting with his dear friend Magnus – AKA Magneto – 20 years prior. This issue – by Chris Claremont, Dave Cockrum and Bob Wiacek – offers important back story at the expense of forward momentum.
As the X-Men spar at their temporary Bermuda Triangle island headquarters, Belasco beckons little Illyana Rasputin to Limbo. An odd, hurried outing from Chris Claremont and guest artist Brent Anderson.
Kitty Pryde and the rest of the X-Men attempt to save Storm, who has fallen under Dracula’s thrall. An odd, mismatched issue featuring the first mutant collaboration by creative powerhouses Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz.
Carol Danvers helps the X-Men infiltrate the Pentagon, where they soon find themselves clashing with Rogue and Mystique! A fine issue chockablock with action and subplots, from the creative team of Chris Claremont, Dave Cockrum and Bob Wiacek.
The X-Men repair the Starjammer while Shi’ar hostages Nightcrawler and Kitty Pryde scheme to save the Earth from destruction. The specter of Dark Phoenix looms large in this issue from Chris Claremont, Dave Cockrum and Bob Wiacek.
The X-Men join the Starjammers in pursuit of Deathbird, the Brood and the captive Professor X and Majestrix Lilandra. Chris Claremont and Dave Cockrum take to the stars for a strong, multi-issue X-arc.