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New Mutants Vol 1 89


New Mutants Vol 1 89

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Quote1 Here's a little something to remember me by! Quote2
-- Cable

Appearing in "The Gift"Edit

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Other Characters:

  • Unnamed New Yorkers



Synopsis for "The Gift"Edit

[1] plot summary at

  • Cable meets the New Mutants for the first time.
  • It is revealed Cable and Moira MacTaggert have met before this issue. That story is eventually told in Cable #-1.
  • Rictor recongnizes Cable. It will later be revealed that Rictor believes Cable to be responsible for killing his father, but it was actually Cable's clone, Stryfe, who responsible for his death.
  • For the second issue in a row, Super Sabre is incorrectly addressed as Silver Sabre. Moira MacTaggert is incorrectly addressed as Moira McTaggert.
  • This issue is reprinted in comics and books, see references for more info.[1]

  • No trivia.

See AlsoEdit

  • None.


  1. This issue is reprinted in the following comics/TPB's:

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