Uncanny X-Men #191

Writer: Chris Claremont
Artists: John Romita Jr. & Dan Green
Editor-In-Chief: Jim Shooter
Publishing Date: March, 1985

Let me start by saying that this issue is undoubtedly a departure from the normal X-Men stories. There are no Sentinels or half-witted street toughs for the X-Men to knock around. The opening splash shows Spider-Man beaten, bloodied and shackled. The reader is thrown into the storyline right away; no back-story or foreshadowing. I have to admit that it makes for...

Continue reading ...