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Appearing in "Men!"Edit
- The Conquest (First appearance)
- Cosmic Cutie Commandos (First appearance)
- Hades Horde (First appearance)
- Hellfire Club soldiers
- Several unnamed aliens
- Unnamed archivist
- John Ostrander, bartender
- Jerry Bingham, mayor of Sydney
- Unnamed Australians
- Mr. Lewis, a Hellfire Club soldier
- Cumberland highlands
- Alien spaceships
Synopsis for "Men!"Edit
In deep space, a group of interstellar conquerors, comprised of myriad species and calling themselves 'The Conquest', make plans against their newest objective: Earth. Meanwhile in Australia, Wolverine notices the low morale among the men in camp. Taking a cue from Storm's all-ladies trip to LA, Wolverine suggests a trip with the guys to town. Shortly after arriving in Sydney, Wolverine's group, comprised of Colossus, Longshot, Havok and himself, witnesses the arrival of the invading Conquest. The reactions of the citizens of Sydney confuse the Conquest causing their leadership to decide to cut their loses and activate a bomb of unimaginable devastation. A half inebriated Havok destroys the command ship before the bomb is activated, saving the day and stranding the strike force members of Conquest. Meanwhile, in the highlands of Kentucky, Tessa of the Hellfire Club is shown a devastated installation that once imprisoned the now free Donald Pierce, the former White King.
- This issue is reprinted in many other comics and books, see references for more info.
- This issue parodies the DC Comics' event Invasion!.
- Among the various alien invaders; Darth Vader, Chewbacca, ALF, and several other 'known' popular science fiction characters are seen.
Links and ReferencesEdit
- Uncanny X-Men at Wikipedia.org
- Uncanny X-Men series index at Comicbookdb.com
- Uncanny X-Men (1st series) index at Uncanny X-Men.net
- Uncanny X-Men series index at the Grand Comics Database Project
- Uncanny X-Men at the Complete Marvel Reading Order
- The Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators - accessed on 10/13/2009
- The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men Vol 2 #5 - See for further referencing
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