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X-Men # 12 - The Origin of Professor X 0

X-Men # 12 - The Origin of Professor X is a comic book published by Marvel Publishing & released on 7 / / 1965   : Well TB's  I know this is  not a DC Comic book , is  one of the few Marvel comic Book I have , but it has 3 of  the men I as veiw comic book  gods , Stany Lee  , Jack Kriby  & Alex Toth yes the creator of Space Ghost , Mighty Mightor , The Wounder Twins  , Wounder Dog  the list goes  on  , plus It had favorte marvel character Cain Marko yes " I'm Juggernaut B@#$!!" himself  ...

1 out of 6 found this review helpful.

Stan Lee, Master of Suspense 0

The creators of the X-Men book seem to be doing some readers' request lately. Readers complain the Brotherhood is overused? So long Brotherhood. This issue seems to be an answer to the request of a specific fan, Barbara Hannah. Back in issue #10, her letter was requesting an origin story for Professor X. Well this is it.   The previous issue ended with Cerebro locating a new threat starting an alarm call. Which startled Xavier and Scott. This issue follows directly from that scene. Hank, Jean, R...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Behind the Scenes 0

From a rational perspective, the main premise of this issue is a bit cheesy: Xavier is fearful that the worst menace ever to attack the X-Men is pounding its inexorable way to the mansion, so he takes this opportunity to tell them the story of his childhood.  Either Juggernaut is terribly slow, or Charles's storytelling pace is quite rapid.  Perhaps the most groan-worthy aspect of the issue is the sudden remembering "oh, wait, we have a gigantic metal inner wall of protection - I just remembered...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Red-headed Stepchild 0

Ok...I have passed on talking about this particular thing for far too long, but how many slip and fall accidents have been caused by Iceman's ice slaloms?I mean, even if it does melt, he still leaves gigantic puddles of water everywhere he goes. Those puddles could cause people to unsuspectingly injure themselves or do a bad bit of property damage. Forget them blasting their way through your living room, the water damage to the furniture would be disastrous, and I bet his room always smells like...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Prof X's Origin and Introduction of Juggernaut Can't Compensate for Poor Art and Story 0

This issue of the X-Men is notable for a couple of reasons - first, it contains the origin of Professor X; second, it contains the origin and first appearance of The Juggernaut.But the execution of this issue is very poor. First of all, Jack Kirby's attentions were probably elsewhere during the creation of this issue. He just provides layouts which Alex Toth finished and Vince Coletta inked. But Kirby's layouts must have been very preliminary indeed, and Toth doesn't really build much on them, r...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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