Todd & Joe Have Issues 07/20/17: Uncanny X-Men #201 Jul20

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Todd & Joe Have Issues 07/20/17: Uncanny X-Men #201

Ah, the X-Men, a bit of blind spot for us over at Longbox Heroes central. Sure, we all have a cursory knowledge thanks to the animated series from the 90’s

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But the X-Men have had a turmultuous history. Back in the early 70’s, they were on the verge of being cancelled. The book was still being published, but was a reprint book, probably to keep the IP alive, before that was a concious thing. Then, in 1975, things changed:

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Outside of Cyclops and Professor X (aka: Melon Head), new blood was infused into the team, adding a younger and more varied cast, helmed by Chris Claremont, raising the stakes on the stories riding a wave of popularity over the next 15 plus years that changed the comics industry. And there’s that blind spot. The Claremont run. I’m AWARE of alot of that run, just not an intimate relationship.

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There¬†in leads us to this week’s Have Issues the battle for leadership of the X-Men between new father Cyclops and a powerless Storm. Who will win? What will happen to the loser? Let’s all find out together!

Any discussion, thoughts, feelings, criticisms¬†of this week’s selection can be placed below in the comments section. As well as suggestions about future choices for one shot issues to add to our list.