The latest Uncanny X-Men Omnibus contains a plethora of mutant action from the mid-1980s and a number of prominent annuals, specials, and mini-series.
The bulk of the content is, of course, centered on the flagship title, with The Uncanny X-Men #194-209, but the Omnibus also includes The Uncanny X-Men Annual #9-10, The New Mutants Special Edition, The New Mutants Annual #2, the Nightcrawler and Longshot mini-series from 1985, and a rare X-Men story from Marvel Fanfare #33.
Chris Claremont scripts all of the X-Men material other than Ann Nocenti’s Longshot and Dave Cockrum’s Nightcrawler. Art is provided in the stories by Cockrum, John Romita, Jr., Barry Windsor-Smith, Rick Leonardi, June Brigman, Art Adams, Alan Davis, Dan Green, Steve Leialoha, Whilce Portacio, Al Williamson, P. Craig Russell, Alan Gordon, Mike Mignola, Joe Rubinstein, Bill Anderson, and Terry Austin.
The Omnibus contains some classic X-Men stories such as the trial of Magneto, the return of the Juggernaut, the follow-up to Uncanny X-Men #186’s “Lifedeath”, the birth of Nathan Summers, and battles with adversaries such as Nimrod, Doctor Doom, Freedom Force, The Hellfire Club, and the Sentinels.
The Last two parts of “The Asgardian Wars” storyline are included here as well (in The New Mutants Special and The Uncanny X-Men Annual #9) after the first two appeared in Vol. 4 (the two-part X-Men/Alpha Flight series).
The Uncanny X-Men Omnibus Vol. 5 consists of 1,064 pages for a suggested retail price of $125.00.
Fand can pick between a cover by Romita, Jr. and Green or Windsor-Smith’s “Wounded Wolf” (the comic shop variant edition).
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