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New Mutants Vol 1 92


New Mutants Vol 1 92

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Quote1 Maybe twas simply the first time I realized how even the most innocent of places -- the most lovely of days -- could be turned foul and corrupt. Quote2
-- Wolfsbane

Appearing in "When the Carnival Comes to Town"Edit

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Skrull Slavers
    • Sebastian, the animal tamer
    • Horio, a carnival barker
    • Gragnon, the clown
    • Rekxor, the mouse
    • Unnamed nurse & several animals

Other Characters:

  • Mabel & other unnamed carnival workers & patrons
  • Unnamed D'Bari



  • Skrull "carnival" ship

Synopsis for "When the Carnival Comes to Town"Edit

[1] plot summary at

  • This is a fill-in issue by Dwight Zimmerman and Bob Hall.
  • At the end of the issue is a bonus New Mutants pinup, by Rob Liefeld (click on image for full image). Rusty and Skids are wearing costumes which they have never worn before:
  • Warlock only appears on the cover of this issue.
  • A D'Bari is seen but not named.
  • The Skrulls are trapped in their forms due to a hyper-wave bomb being detonated in Avengers Annual #14 and Fantastic Four Annual #19.
  • Rekxor, the Skrull mouse implied to be stalking Rahne, has never been seen since this issue.
  • 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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