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Uncanny X-Men (1963) - #139
"...Something Wicked This Way Comes!"
Marvel


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  Writer(s):
John Byrne
Chris Claremont

Penciller(s):
John Byrne

Inker(s):
Terry Austin

Colorist(s):
Glynis Wein

Letterer(s):
Tom Orzechowski - 'Tom Orz'

Editor(s):
Louise Jones

Cover Artist(s):
Terry Austin
John Byrne
 

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Cover Date: November 1980
Cover Price: US $0.50

Issue Tagline: Welcome to the X-Men, Kitty Pryde...Hope You Servive the Experience!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: X-Mail

Synopsis:
The X-Men participate in a grueling session in the Danger Room. As Angel, Colossus, Storm and Nightcrawler go through their exercises, Professor X and Kitty Pryde witness the spectacle from the room’s monitoring station. Kitty is terrified to see the degree of danger that she may one day have to face. As the session ends, the team regroups and they decide to officially welcome Kitty to the team. Now it is time for her to suggest a code name. Professor X suggests the name Ariel, but Kitty doesn’t like it. She finally settles on calling herself Sprite.

Some time later, Wolverine pulls Professor X aside and tells him that he has some unfinished business to take care of in Canada. He knows that Department H will continue to hound him, and he doesn’t wish to involve the X-Men in any more unpleasant confrontations with people from Wolverine’s past. Xavier assigns Nightcrawler to go with Wolverine in the role of chaperon.

Storm and Kitty leave the mansion for the streets of Salem Center. Ororo brings her to a dance studio owned by famed dance instructor, Stevie Hunter. Kitty is excited to begin taking classes, and feels that the physical exercise will help her balance out all of the mental challenges that the school might throw at her.

Later, Wolverine and Nightcrawler arrive at Hudson Bay in Canada. They meet with Heather McNeil Hudson, wife to Department H's James Hudson, formerly known as Weapon Alpha. Now calling himself, Vindicator, James arrives shortly after and prepares to settle affairs with Wolverine. Their past animosity has to be tabled however, as more pressing matters are brought to the forefront.

A legendary creature known as the Wendigo has been attacking campers in the nearby area. Vindicator calls upon his colleagues in Alpha Flight to help resolve the matter. Wolverine and Nightcrawler volunteer to help Alpha Flight, as Wolverine has fought the Wendigo in the past. Vindicator provides the X-Men with the most up to date news concerning the Wendigo’s recent activity.

Later, as Nightcrawler begins hauling equipment out of a jeep, he turns to see the Wendigo leaping out of the woods to attack him.

Reprinted/Collected in:
40 Years of X-Men (2005) DVD-ROM
Classic X-Men (1986) #45
Die Gruppe X Comic-Taschenbuch (1985) #6
Essential X-Men (1999) TPB vol. 02
Essential X-Men (1999) TPB vol. 02 (1st Printing)
Essential X-Men (1999) TPB vol. 02 (Second Edition)
Ihmesarja (2002) #5
L'Uomo Ragno (1987) #21
Marvel Masterworks: The Uncanny X-Men (2003) HC vol. 05
Marvel Masterworks: The Uncanny X-Men (2003) TPB vol. 05
Ryhmä-X / X-Men (1984) 1985-09
Uncanny X-Men (1963) TPB (2004 Printing)
The Uncanny X-Men (2004) Vol 5
Wizard Wolverine Masterpiece Edition (2004) HC vol. 01
Wolverine: First Class (2008) TPB vol. 02
X-Men Comics to Color (1992) #3488
X-Men: Alpha Flight (2012) HC
X-Men: Alpha Flight (2012) HC (Direct Market Edition)

Notes:
First apperance of Heather Hudson (later Vindicator II of Alpha Flight) and Stevie Hunter.First appearance of Wolverine in his brown costume. Kitty Pryde is given her first code name, Sprite.

Hulk and Marie Cartier appear in flashback.

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