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From 1981 to 1983, brand new exclusive Marvel comics were added. comprised of 6 full 32-page Marvel comic books, each with all but one featuring the most popular Marvel character, Spider-Man. (Those five comics are something to talk about later.) In 1983, the most popular Marvel comic book was the, therefore guess who got the sixth Dallas Time Herald Marvel comic?
Right before he travels to Japan for the infamous mini-series by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller, this issue might not be allowed to appear in any X-Men timeline for how strange it is. #168, "Professor Xavier Is a Jerk!" and featuring Wolverine just before he can go to Japan for the infamous mini-series.
Cerebro detects a new mutant near Dallas, Texas, but it is already too late. Magneto, in regular street clothes, visits the State Fair of Texas to discover the mutant both parties seek. Daniel Wiley is a very vaccinated Ariel (Kitty Pride) in attendance.
Magneto discovers the origins of the young mutant and how to transform back and forth into a winged centaur. The next day, the X-Men gather and follow him to the horse barn, where Daniel becomes his code-name, Eques!
As Magneto destroys the barn with Colossus'' metal body, he annonies Eques, leaving him more content to stay with his horses in Texas. The X-Men also invites Eques to see more of the State Fair of Texas, but none of them can explain how Big Tex moved on his own.
One of the Oddest X-Men comics ever
Although a promotional comic, many of the odd parts can be seen as a manifesto attempt to introduce the X-Men to new readers 40 years ago, as well as by making Kitty Pryde the figurative self-described Ariel. Beyond the continuity issues, this issue is just silly as Eques is one of the oddest mutants ever, and his love of horses lends itself too easily to ridicule.
Although the X-Men are mostly in character, the issue is a fun simple read, serving as the most basic introduction one might have for the X-Men. In addition, the puzzle and game pages are fun, and Kerry Gammill''sartwork in the first part of the book shows that he might have brought some fantastic pencils to the X-Men if he had ever been in the main book. In #134, Gammill, who lived in the Dallas area at the time, was
"I worked from a script and I created a new centaur-type mutant character." "It was just a boy who was part of a winged horse. It was great getting to draw the X-Men, who were really hot then. "It was fun drawing "Big Tex," the Fair''s iconic giant cowboy that I had ever seen."
Overall this comic is considered one of the most infamous X-Men comics, although it is relatively easy to read, with copies having read quality of around $10 and a higher grade of $20. It is a condition that will likely never be reprinted, even though the cover artwork by John Romita Sr. was subject of a trading card in 1991, which resulted in the date when the publication was discontinued.
#134 was on sale on April 25th and 2022, and may be purchased at your local comic book store or online.
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