Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #34

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Uncanny X-Men Issue #34 (July 10, 1967)

Story By: Roy Thomas                                   Art By: Dan Adkins

Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: Cobalt Man has been taking prisoner by the mysterious Tyrannus, but what does this villain want with Ralph Roberts? Here’s a hint: giant robots!

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #33

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Uncanny X-Men Issue #33 (June 10, 1967)

Story By: Roy Thomas

Art By: Werner Roth and Gil Kane

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: As Professor X remains in a coma, the X-Men must face Juggernaut without their leader as the invincible villain makes his way to steal a jet. Luckily, Dr. Strange helps them out!

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #32

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Uncanny X-Men Issue #32 (May 10, 1967)

Story By: Roy Thomas                                Art By: Werner Roth

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: The X-Men celebrate Bobby’s 18th birthday but the celebration is cut short when the Juggernaut returns!

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Review of Uncanny X-Men #31

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Uncanny X-Men Issue #31 (April 10, 1967)

Story By: Roy Thomas

Art By: Werner Roth and Dan Adkins

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: Jean Grey’s college flame Ted introduces her and the X-Men to his brother Ralph, but there is more to Ralph then meets the eye. His hatred of Iron Man leads to Ralph becoming the Cobalt Man!

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My Ideal X-Men Team

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While writing reviews of the entire Uncanny X-Men series, I thought it would be fun to come up with a list of my ideal X-Men team. Since X-Men teams are traditionally six people, I will stick to six with this list. I may update the list as I learn more about the X-Men mythos as well. Here is my list!

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Cyclops: Cyclops will always be the leader of the X-Men in my mind and the centerpiece to the X-Men universe. His views and leadership styles have shifted greatly throughout the years, but there has never been a question as to who is the leader of the mutants. None of the X-Men movies have done a justice to Cyclops, but there would be no X-Men without their first deputy leader.

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Review of Uncanny X-Men issue #30

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Uncanny X-Men Issue #30 (March 10, 1967)

Story By: Roy Thomas

Art By: Jack Kirby and Jack Sparling

Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: The X-Men are taken prison by a mysterious man named Warlock and must compete in gladiatorial combat.

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #29

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Uncanny X-Men Issue #29 (February 10, 1967)

Story By: Roy Thomas                                Art By: Werner Roth

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars 

Brief Description: The Mimic can copy all of the powers of the X-Men, but the Super-Adaptoid can copy the powers of the Avengers! Who will come out on top?

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Review of uncanny X-Men Issue #28

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Uncanny X-Men Issue #28 (January 10, 1967)

Story By: Roy Thomas                                Art By: Werner Roth

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: The X-Men face off against a secret organization called Factor Three for the first time and must battle the mysterious Banshee and Ogre.

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #27

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Uncanny X-Men Issue #27 (December 10, 1966)

Story By: Roy Thomas                                Art By: Werner Roth

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: Mimic has regained his memory, but will he become friend or foe to the X-Men? And is Mimic in control of his own mind or is the Puppet Master controlling is every move?

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Review of Uncanny X-Men Issue #25

photo 4Uncanny X-Men Issue #25 (October 10, 1966)

Story By: Roy Thomas

Art By: Werner Roth and Jack Kirby

Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

Brief Description: The X-Men face off against a man wielding the power of an ancient Mayan god.

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