- You've usurped... my place and powers... long enough!
- -- Professor X
Appearing in "Free Charley"
- Lila Cheney
- Stevie Hunter
- Empress Lilandra Neramani
- Deathbird (Cal'syee Neramani)
- Imperial Guard
- The Host (Disbands)
- Colossus (Peter Rasputin) (Possessed by Shadow King)
Races and Species
- Shi'ar Galaxy
- Milky Way
Synopsis for "Free Charley"
The X-Men fight the Starjammers, who are Warskrulls in disguise. Inside their ship, Gambit helps the X-Men, while Lila Cheney and Deathbird locate the Warskrulls' matrix. Charles Xavier mentally guides Lila to teleport the rest of the X-Men into that chamber where another big fight erupts. At first, Storm, Forge, Banshee, and Gambit hold their ground against Gladiator and Skrull versions of Wolverine, Psylocke and Jubilee; but are taken down by the Skrull Xavier. During the fight, the matrix control was damaged and the real Xavier is freed and defeats the Skrulls. Deathbird leaves and Lilandra get the throne back. Xavier goes back to Earth with the X-Men to battle the Shadow King. Meanwhile, in Salem Center, Colossus (possessed by Shadow King) attacks Stevie Hunter.
- Originally priced at $1.00 US and $1.25 Canada.
- Ads in this issue included : [inside front cover] Tradewest, Fleer, A line in the Sand, Rocketeer, Dungeons & Dragons, (4 page ad) Nolan, The Science Fiction Book Club, NBA Hoops, Marvel, Subscribe and Save, [inside back cover] 3 Musketeers, [back cover] NBA.
- Remy LeBeau and James Howlett are featured on the cover of this issue. [Elizabeth Braddock, James Howlett, Remy LeBeau, Forge, Jubilation Lee, and Ororo Munroe are featured in the top left corner].
Links and References
- The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Vol. 2) #5 - See for further referencing
- First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
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