- Not bad folks, I've seen some heavy stompin' in my time...but this takes the cake. Hey one-eye, we got what we came for, right? That princess chick? How 'bout we head on home while we got the chance?
- -- Wolverine
Appearing in "Where No X-Man Has Gone Before!"Edit
- Princess Lilandra Neramani
- Emperor D'Ken Neramani
- Eric the Red (Davan Shakari)
- Soul-Drinker (First appearance)
- The Imperial Guard (First appearance)
- Gladiator (First appearance)
- Astra (First appearance)
- Electron (First appearance)
- Fang (First appearance)
- Hobgoblin (First appearance)
- Impulse (First appearance)
- Magic (First appearance)
- Mentor (First appearance)
- Nightside (First appearance)
- Oracle (First appearance)
- Quasar (First appearance)
- Smasher (First appearance)
- Starbolt (First appearance)
- Tempest (First appearance)
- Titan (First appearance)
- Midget (First appearance)
- Unknown One-Eyed Robot Guardsman (Only appearance; dies)
- Unknown Insectoid Guardsman (Only appearance)
- Dr. Peter Corbeau
- Mister Fantastic (Reed Richards) (Appears on a Computer Screen, TV, or Hologram only)
- Thing (Ben Grimm) (Appears on a Computer Screen, TV, or Hologram only)
- Unidentified alien race (Only in flashback)
- D'Ken's telepathic spies (Only in flashback)
- Unknown Starcore scientist
- Professor X (Charles Xavier) (Only in flashback)
- Havok (Alex Summers) (Only in flashback)
- Polaris (Lorna Dane) (Only in flashback)
- Z'Nox (Only in flashback)
- Black Tom Cassidy (Only in flashback)
- Juggernaut (Cain Marko) (Only in flashback)
- Magneto (Magnus) (Only in flashback)
- Firelord (Pyreus Kril) (Only in flashback)
Synopsis for "Where No X-Man Has Gone Before!"Edit
Continued from last issue....
After being transported through a star-gate by Phoenix, the X-Men find themselves on an ancient planet that is home to the M'Kraan Crystal, surrounded by several members of the Shi’ar Imperial Guard serving the evil Emperor D’Ken. When Cyclops announces that they are there for Lilandra, an enormous battle commences between the two sides. Despite the number of Imperial Guardsmen, the two teams are evenly matched.
When Lilandra is saved from The Soul Drinker unleashed on her by D’Ken, she reveals that he plans to use the M’Kraan Crystal to gain power absolute and that is why she escaped to Earth, having learned of Professor Xavier when he used his mental powers to thwart an alien invasion by the Z'Nox. The tide of the battle is turned by the arrival of the Starjammers, a group of interstellar pirates who aid the X-Men against the Guardsmen. Jean mind-probes their leader Corsair, and is shocked to learn what she finds there, finding it impossible to consider.
Suddenly the M’Kraan Crystal powers up and reality for a fraction of a second ceases to exist. On Earth Peter Corbeau warns the Fantastic Four that should the cosmic blinks continue, the universe will die.
This story is continued next issue...
- Wolverine dons the outfit of Fang during this issue.
- This issue is reprinted in many other comics and books, see references for more info.
- references: X-Men #105 (x2), X-Men #104 (x2), X-Men #65, X-Men #97, X-Men #101, X-Men #102, and X-Men #103
- The members of the Imperial Guard are closely based on DC's superhero/science fiction series the Legion of Superheroes of which Dave Cockrum was a longstanding artist.
- In this issue, Lilandra becomes the first person Nightcrawler teleports with.
- This is the start of a two-part battle that concludes next issue.
- This is the culmination of Eric the Red's efforts for Emperor D'Ken. Previous issues focusing on his work include X-Men #97, #104, and #105.
Links and ReferencesEdit
- The Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators - accessed on 05/02/2009
- The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men #5 - See for further referencing
- The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men Vol 2 #2 - See for further referencing
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
- ↑ X-Men #105
- ↑ X-Men #65
- ↑ This story is reprinted in the following comics/TPB's:
- Classic X-Men #14 - 1st story
- Essential X-Men #1 - 15th story
- Marvel Masterworks: The Uncanny X-Men 2nd Edition HC #2 - 7th story
- Marvel Masterworks: The Uncanny X-Men HC #2 - 7th story
- Uncanny X-Men Omnibus HC #1 - 15th story
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