- I'm sorry Forge... Sean can't speak for himself right now. I'm afraid, since you saw us last... there have been some changes.
- -- Marvel Girl
Appearing in "Scary Monsters"Edit
- Peter Nicholas
- Muir Island X-Men
- Val Cooper
- Jenny Ransome
- Philip Moreau
- Naze (Only in flashback)
- Harry Malone (Only in flashback)
- The Reavers
- Chief Magistrate Anderson
- Genoshan Foreign Minister
- The Morlocks
- Governor Seward, US President Chief-of-Staff
- Mutate 1149
- Unnamed security guard
- Unnamed military guards
- Unnamed New Yorkers
- New York
- Frost Technotics
- Washington, D.C.
Synopsis for "Scary Monsters"Edit
Banshee and Forge enter the Morlock tunnels to save an unconscious Jean Grey from the monsters that abducted her. Later, the three of them compare notes. Jean learns of the events that took place on Muir Isle and reveals that she knows for a fact that the X-Men are alive. They decide to relocate to X-Factor’s ship but, once Jean and Banshee step out of the room, they are teleported away. Using a scanner, Forge follows them into the Morlock tunnels. Recalling his own past in the Vietnam War, he comes across and fights several monsters with X-Men faces. To save Banshee, he is even forced to kill a Storm look-alike. Jean assures him that was not Storm, and he sees that both Jean and Sean have been horribly altered.
In Washington, the chief of staff and Valerie Cooper have a clandestine meeting with Genoshan officials, who demand Jenny Ransome and Phil Moreau be handed over to them. They also inform Cooper that they intend to punish the X-Men for their attack on Genosha. Val and Seward worry that this might lead to a war – a war the USA wouldn’t necessarily win. In Soho, artist Peter Nicholas runs across the mystery woman again. She finally appears in his loft, joined by the Morlock Masque, who teleports the three of them away. In California, the Reavers destroy a faculty owned by Emma Frost, the Hellfire Club’s White Queen. They intend to destroy as much property of Emma’s as they have to, until they finally catch up with her.
- Forge remembers being in Vietnam
- This issue is reprinted in many other comics and books, see references for more info.
- No trivia.
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 11/01/2009
- The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men Vol 2 #5 - See for further referencing
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