- You ain't done makin' mistakes, bub, not be a long shot.
Appearing in "...Something Wicked This Way Comes!"
Synopsis for "...Something Wicked This Way Comes!"
- This issue is also reprinted in Essential X-Men #2.
- This begins a new storyline which concludes next issue.
- This is the last issue of the series under the title, Classic X-Men. Beginning with issue #46, the series becomes known as X-Men Classic.
- Beginning with this issue, the title no longer provides original back-up stories, replacing the material with more advertisements.
- As of this issue, Storm becomes deputy leader of the X-Men. The team's former leader, Cyclops took a leave of absence in last issue.
- In this issue, Nightcrawler laments over the apparent death Jean Grey. Jean was supposedly killed in the climax to Uncanny X-Men #137.
- This issue contains flashbacks to Wolverine's first encounter with the Wendigo in Incredible Hulk #180-181.
- This issue takes place two weeks before Alpha Flight (Volume 1) #1.
- Wolverine begins wearing a brown and orange costume as per this issue. He will continue to wear this costume until X-Men #4.
- Heather McNeil Hudson refers to Vindicator (James MacDonald Hudson) as Jamie in this issue. In the pages of Alpha Flight Vol 1, she usually refers to him as Mac.
- Snowbird's personality in this issue is vastly different from how she will be portrayed in the pages of Alpha Flight Vol 1.
- Wolverine's civilian name, Logan, is revealed in this issue. At this point in time, Wolverine doesn't remember that his true name is James Howlett.
- The story's title ...Something Wicked This Way Comes!, is taken from a line of dialogue from Act IV, Scene I of William Shakespeare's Macbeth.
- Vindicator refers to the fact that Sasquatch, Aurora and Northstar of Alpha Flight are currently undertaking a mission in the United States involving Machine Man. The footnote erroneously indicates this event as taking place in Machine Man (Volume 1) #19, when it fact it takes place in Machine Man (Volume 1) #18.
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- Discuss Classic X-Men Vol 1 45 on the forums
- 2 Images from Classic X-Men Vol 1 45
- Alpha Flight (Volume 1) #1
- Incredible Hulk #180
- Incredible Hulk #181
- Machine Man (Volume 1) #18
- Uncanny X-Men #139
- Uncanny X-Men #140
Links and References
- Uncanny X-Men article at Wikipedia
- Uncanny X-Men series index at the Grand Comics Database
- Uncanny X-Men series index at UXN
- Classic X-Men series index at the Grand Comics Database
- Classic X-Men series index at UXN
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