Mimic is regretfully a regular character now, and on the team (the first non-mutant to join), so I guess it makes sense to have him fight Super-Adaptoid, the dude who has all the Avengers’ powers.
It makes sense, but …
At the same time, Angel calls Cyclops “Dad,” which might be hipster for “guy” but also might be a dig.
Decades later, Angel and Jean will have a fling in the pages of X-Factor.
These issues really aren’t good. Look how clunky the conclusion panel is….
But at least there’s some humor.
Iceman can’t skate.
Then, in #30, the team meets Merlin. Which is almost never a good thing for anyone, let alone a book being written by Roy Thomas at his worst.
Thomas isn’t always bad, but when he’s bad, he’s BAD.
Creators: Roy Thomas and Werner Roth (#29) and Jack Sparling (#30)
For the complete history of the MU, year by year, go here.