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    by Published on 03-18-2011 10:32 AM  Number of Views: 1810 
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    Issue: Uncanny X-Men #109 / Classic X-Men #16
    Writer: Chris Claremont
    Artist: John Byrne / Kieron Dwyer
    Date Published: February 1977 / December 1987
    Alpha Appearance: Weapon Alpha
    Period in Alpha Flight's history: Right before Uncanny #'s 120-121, after Northstar's origin

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    by Published on 03-18-2011 10:30 AM  Number of Views: 4379 
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    Uncanny X-Men #120

    Writers : Chris Claremont & John Byrne
    Pencils : John Byrne
    Inks : Terry Austin

    'Wanted : Wolverine! Dead or Alive'




    Story : It opens with Vindicator in converstion with Prime Minister Truddeu, who orders the capture of Wolverine. ...
    by Published on 03-13-2011 10:13 AM  Number of Views: 3969 
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    Uncanny X-Men #121 Writers : Chris Claremont & John Byrne
    Pencils : John Byrne
    Inks : Terry Austin

    'Shootout at The Stampede'

    Story : The story opens with Cyclops and Colossus using their powers to beat down the locked gates to the recreational ground that is home to the Calgary stampede.



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    by Published on 03-13-2011 10:10 AM  Number of Views: 2639 
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    Uncanny X-Men #139
    Writer : Chris Claremont
    Art : John Byrne
    Inks : Terry Austin

    ...Something Wicked This Way Comes!


    Story : The story starts with the X-Men going through their paces in the 'Danger Room'. When the session has finished (which hasn't gone to well for the newly returned Angel) Wolverine tells Professor X that he thinks he should return to Canada to try and resolve the ongoing issues he has there. ...
    by Published on 03-13-2011 10:08 AM  Number of Views: 3079 
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    Uncanny X-Men #140
    Writer : Chris Claremont
    Plot & Pencils : John Byrne
    Inks : Terry Austin

    'Rage'

    Story : When we last saw our intrepid heroes. Oh I'm getting ahead of myself. With the cliffhanger left at the end of Uncanny #139, you may have thought that we would have been straight into the action, nothing of the sort. We have some X-Men interaction first, Colossus with Angel and Storm with Kitty Pride. It's not until page 6 that we revisit our intrepid heroes and we find Nightcrawler trying to evade the Wendigo.


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    by Published on 12-20-2010 08:34 AM  Number of Views: 2991 
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    Issue: Alpha Flight: Chaos War
    Writer: Jim McCann
    Artist: Reilly Brown
    Date Published: November 2010
    Alpha Appearance: Classic, original team! YAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYY!!! (no Puck, though.)
    Period in Alpha Flight's history: Concurrent with Puck in Wolverine's Hell, after the Incredible Hercules Sacred War.

    OVERVIEW: Chaos War is Marvel's latest crossover event. A Chaos King has awoken and is destroying the realms of sleep and death and all the gods and generally messing things up. Yep, it's another Tuesday on Earth 616.
    That's roughly everything I know about it, and all I care about it.
    I'll mention this bit of fridge logic, though:
    By destroying all the realms of death, he's sent all the dead back to life. (Blackest Day much?) By destroying the realm of dream, he's put everybody to sleep. That doesn't make sense! Shouldn't it hit the Marvel Universe like a coffee high? It isn't even internally consistent!
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    by Published on 12-10-2010 11:02 AM  Number of Views: 3381 
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    Issue: Crystar #11
    Writer: Jo Duffy
    Artist: Ricardo Villamonte
    Date Published: February 1985
    Alpha Appearance: Northstar
    Period in Alpha Flight's history: Alpha Flight #s 5 & 6

    OVERVIEW:
    The final battle for the fate of Crystallium, the
    setting for this licensed title. Three Alphans get pulled into
    this world through a bizarre magical accident, to make sure good
    prevails, the planet is saved, and Kirk lives.

    REVIEW:

    Okay, I'm gonna move this issue back to before the JM / JP split. But I used to keep it between #s 16 and 17, so I'm reviewing it now.
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    by Published on 12-02-2010 08:09 AM  Number of Views: 4141 
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    Issue: CHAOS WAR: ALPHA FLIGHT #1 (One Shot)
    Writer: JIM McCANN
    Artist: REILLY BROWN, SALVA ESPIN
    Cover: SALVA ESPIN
    Date Published: NOV 2010


    OVERVIEW:
    Welcome Back Alpha Flight To The Land of the Living But At What Cost?


    REVIEW:
    The issue begins with a recap of what's happened thus far in CHAOS WAR, detailing how the Chaos King has destroyed the Dream Dimension by killing Nightmare, and thus plunging the living into Eternal Sleep. Next the Chaos King destroyed the Underwold; and as a consequence, some of the undead spirits have fled to the surface world; caught in a limbo between dreaming, living and death. Now the Chaos King seeks to destroy every pantheon that has ever existed. And this is where our story begins...
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