The X-Men #16

    The X-Men » The X-Men #16 - The Supreme Sacrifice! released by Marvel on January 1, 1966.

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    The X-Men had been arrested by the Sentinels and prof. Xavier is trying to find a way of defeat them. Dr. Trask is forced to make more Sentinels by the Master Mold. The X-Men manage to escape, and when they are almost being defeated by the Sentinels, Xavier discover that a giant crystal will make them to collapse, and use it with the help of policemen in a chopper above Sentinel's base. Dr. Trask sacrificed himself to protect everyone from the Master Mold.

    At the end, a shadow is showed approaching the X-Mansion.



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    The Sentinels are undone by a design flaw. 0

    The issue follows two basic subplots, following from the previous issue. In the first one, Angel, Cyclops, Iceman and Marvel Girl were captured by the Sentinels, immobilized by a gravitational ray which leaves them barely able to move their limbs. This sub-plot follows their fates as prisoners.  The second one has Professor X, stuck outside Sentinel Headquarters return to New York City where a lone Sentinel lies inert in a television studio. He has to discover what knocked out this one and hopef...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    The Sentinels Saga: The Prequel to X-Men: Days of Future Past 0

    The Sentinels Saga is an important one in the history of the X-Men. Basically, it's the storyline that shifted the focus from good mutants fighting bad mutants to humanity's fear and hatred of mutant kind in general - which would come to be the dominant running theme of the title.After starting out great with X-Men #14, the story itself took a rapid nosedive into silliness in X-Men #15. X-Men #16 wraps things up, and while it's an improvement over last issue, it's still awfully contrived in part...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    Back on Track (Again) 0

    This issue is much better than the middle section of the story, and one of the better issues in quite some time, despite the continual deus-ex-machina-like resolutions.  It's nice that Stan Lee is a fan of classical theater, but their overuse has become trite, along with the "this is our most dangerous foe yet" dialogue that still hampers the story at times (especially Xavier's opening recap-lines, though, fortunately, it is not as prevalent as in the earlier issues).  As nice as it was to have ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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