Comic Book Issue spotlight: Giant Size X-Men # 1

xmenposter
Nerdversity Comic Book issue of the week:

X-men Giant Size 1

Author : ALEX JONES 

 

Deadly genesis for those of you who haven’t read it it starts off That the Cyclops escapes to return to the X-mansion tells the what what happen to the X-men. The Professor X recruits a new team to rescues the original X-men who had disappeared on a mission to the island of Krakoa. in this issue introduce New Characters as well as old ones The Return Of Sunfire,Wolverine and Banshee . Sunfire’s who Made his First appearance on X-men #64 and Wolverine first appearance was Incredible Hulk #181 and banshee X-men #28 Banshee made a on and off appearance in early on x-men issues. There first appearance of the Characters who we grow and love over the years Storm, Nightcrawler, Colossus, and Thunderbird.

The team soon learns that Krakoa is not just an island, but a giant mutant as well. Despite a number of personality clashes among the individual members, the new team succeeds in rescuing the old X-Men as well as destroying the island by shooting it into outer space with Polaris’ power. The issue ends by posing the question of the future of a 13-member X-Men team.

for those you who haven’t Read early X-men issues it’s worth Reading and you won’t be disappointed.

Credits

Story, edits — Len Wein
Pencils, cover inks — Dave Cockrum
Cover pencils — Gil Kane
Inks — Dave Cockrum & Peter Iro
Letters — John Costanza
Colors — Glynis Wein

Marvel Universe Professor X review

Time to finally Catch up with my reviews starting with a third in a series of three reviews I started in MARCH!  First up Marvel Universe’s Professor X!

I got in a trade with forum user and CFA owner JJlecaros and since then i have picked up a few extra and love them for parts.

xaiver1the chair and head are new, but the rest are from San Diego Comic Con Exclusive Rise of Cobra Destro.

Continue reading

Toy Fair preview

USA Today has posted  a preview of some of the items we will get to ogle at tomorrow

wolverinepotheadFor all the preview head up their website.  And as always head to our forums for discussion.

On a side note  there are several stories that i hoped to get up pre-toy fair but i just didn’t get to it. you may however notice some other changes one the site like our improved side menu, a new icon for Facebook and Twitter, as well as a long list of updates to the board. I’ve been doing a lot of background work, much of it you haven’t seen yet, so stay tuned !

-revsears