Flies Off Into Left Field
So, we have our answer. X-Men: First Class, despite all insistence to the contrary, will NOT be following continuity - or even attempting to do so. It's practically impossible to explain why I dislike this issue (aside from the usual cartoony artwork) without spoilers, so here goes:
There's only a few issues left, but things have been so bad with this title lately that it may not be worth it to stick it out any longer.