THE X-MEN PROJECT: AN ISSUE GUIDE TO CHAPTERS 21-40

A brief word about this interstitial guide

While working on this project and the previous Spidey Project, I’ve casual readers and new comic fans asking for direct references to the comics I discuss. Below, I’m going to give you a breakdown of each comic mentioned, context and the issue that in which you may find the material.

Chapter 21 – Phoenix II (Rachel Summers)

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #199 – Rachel gains the Phoenix Force.

Chapter 22- Longshot

Longshot #1-6 – Origin of Longshot, Longshot arrives on Earth from the Mojoverse.

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #242 – Longshot and Dazzler begin their romance.

Chapter 23 – Psylocke

New Mutants Vol. 1 Annual #2 – Psylocke is kidnapped and taken to the Mojoverse. Gains bionic eyes.

Chapter 24 – Forge

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #184 – Forge gets recruited by the U.S. Government to create a weapon to neutralize mutant powers.

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #227 – Forge seemingly kills the X-Men to stop the Adversary. The Outback Era begins.

Chapter 25 – Jubilee

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #244 – Jubilee sneaks back to the Australian Outback HQ with the X-Women.

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #256-258 – Jubilee helps Wolverine fight the Mandarin.

Chapter 26 – Gambit

X-Men Vol. 2 #10 – Gambit begins romance with Rogue.

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #350 – Gambit reveals that he lead the Marauders into the Morlock Tunnels to start the Mutant Massacre.

Chapter 27 – Cannonball

Marvel Graphic Novel #4 – Cannonball leaves Kentucky to join the New Mutants.

X-Force Vol. 1 #44 – Cannonball joins the X-Men.

Avengers Vol. 5 #1 – Cannonball is asked to join the Avengers by Captain America.

Avengers Vol. 5 #35 – Cannonball has a child with Izzy Kane (Smasher).

Chapter 28 – Operation: Zero Tolerance

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #345 – Maggott tries to find the X-Men.

X-Men Vol. 2 #65 – Dr. Cecilia Reyes joins the interim X-Men.

X-Men Vol. 2 #67 – Sabra helps the X-Men to fight Bastion

Chapter 29 – Generation X

Generation X Vol. 1 # 1 – Chamber joins the team.

Chapter 30 – Stacy X

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #399 – Stacy X first encounters the X-Men.

New Warriors Vol. 4 #16 – Killed in action by Skybolt

Chapter 31 – Sage

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #132 – Sage first appears as the undercover Tessa of the Hellfire Club.

Chapter 32 – Slipstream and Lifeguard

X-Treme X-Men Vol. 1 #6 – Slipstream and Lifeguard first encounter the X-Men.

Chapter 33 – The Imperial Guard

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #107 – The Imperial Guard first appears.

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #137 – The Imperial Guard and the Uncanny X-Men fight for the life of the Phoenix.

Chapter 34 – Bishop

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #282 – Bishop arrives in the past chasing after Trevor Fitzroy

Chapter 35 – Cable

Cable Vol. 1 #6 – Cable is confirmed to be Nathan Christopher Summers.

Cable Vol. 1 # -1 – Cable arrives in the past and meets Dr. Moira MacTaggert for the first time.

Chapter 36 – Eve of Destruction

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #392 – The Genoshan Assault team is formed.

Chapter 37 – The White Queen (Emma Frost)

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #129 – The White Queen first fights the X-Men.

New X-Men Vol. 1 #116 – The White Queen joins the X-Men.

Chapter 38 – Xorn

New X-Men Vol. 1 Annual 2001 – Xorn is discovered by Cyclops and Emma Frost.

Chapter 39 – The Juggernaut

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #12 – Juggernaut first fights the X-Men.

Avengers Vol. 3 #23-25 – Cyttorak tries to turn Juggernaut into his Avatar. The Avengers stop it.

Chapter 40 – Deadpool

Deadpool Vol. 1 #1 – The Joe Kelly funny Deadpool era begins.

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