The X-Men #57

    The X-Men » The X-Men #57 - The Sentinels Live released by Marvel on June 1, 1969.

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    Lorna Dane is in her apartment and suddenly some Sentinels attack and capture her. Meanwhile, in an desert in Egypt, the X-Men had captured the Pharaoh and are arguing with Alex Summers about his powers, and he is worried about how danger his powers are. The local police arrive and recognize the Pharaoh as Professor Abdol, a well known archaeologist, and try to arrest the X-Men for destroying the temple. Alex uses the battle to escape from the others because he thinks he is a menace, and suddenly a Sentinel appears.

    Back to their plane, the X-Men try to contact Lorna, but realize that she is gone, and then Iceman and Beast go back to NY to look for her. When they arrive in her apartment, they discover everything destroyed, and after a fight against some cops, they go to Cyclops' flat and while watching the news discover that Larry Trask (son of Bolivar Trask, the originals Sentinels' creator) had rebuilt the Sentinels and wants to capture all mutants.

    Second Story: "The female of the species" - is a review on Jean Grey's powers.



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    Just as we saw with Jim Steranko saving the super-sized maize-filled stories/lines of Arnold Drake, Neal Adams's artwork goes a very long way in salvaging the lines of Roy Thomas. In his favor, though, for once Roy Thomas's dialogue/character befuddlements are less memorable than the overall flow of the issue. Aside from Roy Thomas's display of the women in the X-Universe as ineffective (why are Lorna's powers fading out? why can't Jean use her super-powered brain to search for one single brain ...

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