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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

X-aminations in May 2017


May kicks off with a handful of "X-Cutioner's Song" epilogues (all three of which are pretty top-notch), a pair of new storylines kicking off, and, thankfully, more Alan Davis Excalibur.

Then, a couple of short weeks on account of the local comic book convention at which I volunteer followed by my birthday and some family stuff, in which we'll look at the next waves of X-Men action figures and the second set of X-Men-specific trading cards.

On Sale December 1992
May 3: Uncanny X-Men #297
May 4: X-Factor #87
May 5: Wolverine #66

May 10: X-Men (vol. 2) #17
May 11: X-Force #19
May 12: Excalibur #62

May 17: Action Figures: X-Men Series III & IV and X-Force Series II

May 24: Unstacking the Deck: X-Men Series II

1 comment:


  1. I keep forgetting to suggest this for any future Retro Reviews: Obnoxio the Clown #1. You might have considered and dismissed it, understandably so. It’s notable almost entirely — unless you were the late Alan Kupperberg, whom I mean no disrespect — for being an early indicator of Marvel’s realization of just what a draw the X-Men had become, using them to sell a one-shot starring a character from the Mad-style magazine Crazy. They appear only in the 10-page lead story and the proper title of the one-shot per the indicia is not Obnoxio the Clown vs. the X-Men despite the size of their logo on the cover. And that may honestly be all that’s worth saying about it. 8^)

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