Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #56

Uncanny X-Men Issue #56 (May 10, 1969)

Story By: Roy Thomas                                                      Art By: Werner Roth and Neal Adams

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: The Living Pharaoh captures Havok once more and uses him to become the Living Monolith! Plus more of the origin story of Angel!

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #55

Uncanny X-men Issue #55 (April 10, 1969)

Story By: Roy Thomas                                        Art By: Werner Roth and Barry Windsor-Smith

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: This issue concludes the origin story of Havok’s powers and completes this saga with the Living Pharaoh. Plus, Angel takes a shot at being a vigilante in his origin story!

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #54

Uncanny X-Men Issue #54 (March 10, 1969)

Story By: Arnold Drake                                        Art By: Don Heck

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: Cyclops introduces the X-Men to his brother Alex! But the brother reunion is cut short when Alex is taken prisoner by the living Pharaoh and Cyclops is framed for murder! Plus the origin story of Angel!

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #53

Uncanny X-Men Issue #53 (February 10, 1969)

Story By: Arnold Drake                                       Art By: Werner Roth and Barry Windsor-Smith

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: When Jean Grey tries to use Professor X’s space device, she accidentally summons the evil Blastaar! And also the conclusion of Beast’s origin story!

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #52

Uncanny X-Men Issue #52 (January 10, 1969)

Story By: Arnold Drake                                                   Art By: Werner Roth and Marie Severin

Rating 4 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: Brace yourselves for the epic conclusion to this origin of Polaris story arc! Plus the Beast is forced to live a life of crime!

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #51

Uncanny X-Men Issue #51 (December 10, 1968)

Story By: Arnold Drake

Art By: Werner Roth and Jim Steranko

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: The X-Men’s battle with Magneto and Mesmero continues! Will Polaris come to their aid? And who are these mysterious villain’s who want to join forces with Beast?

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #50

 

Uncanny X-Men Issue #50 (November 10, 1968)

Story By: Arnold Drake                                                    Art By: Werner Roth and Jim Steranko

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: Polaris is born! But will she fight on the side of good or evil? Also the origins of Beast part 2!

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #49

Uncanny X-Men Issue #49 (October 10, 1968)

Story By: Arnold Drake                                                                                 Art By: Jim Steranko

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: The entire X-Men team comes back together to face the mysterious Mesmero! Plus the origin of Beast part 1!

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #48

Uncanny X-Men Issue #48 (September 10, 1968)

Story By: Arnold Drake                                                    Art By: Werner Roth and John Romita

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: Jean Grey and Cyclops have created a new life for themselves after the X-Men were disbanded, but Cyclops’ new job is interrupted by evil robots! And also, an explanation of Beast’s powers! 

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #47

Uncanny X-Men Issue #47 (August 10, 1968)

Story By: Gary Friedrich                                                        Art By: Werner Roth and Don Heck

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: Iceman and Beast’s double date gets interrupted by the return of Merlin! And also a behind the scenes look about Iceman’s powers.

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