Arnold Drake, Chris Claremont (Writers); Barry Windsor-Smith (Artist)
Revolutionary artist Barry Windsor-Smith takes on the Uncanny X-Men! The original X-Men go toe-to-toe against Blastaar, deadly menace from the Negative Zone! Storm and Forge find themselves trapped on a primitive paradise world with no hope of escape! Spiral and Lady Deathstrike target Wolverine for death! And Dazzler is hunted by the Marauders, with only the X-Men to save her!
X-Men (1st series) #53; Uncanny X-Men (1st series) #186, #198, #205, #214
Only the first story from X-Men (1st series) #53 appears reprinted in this collection.
As part of the Marvel Premiere Classic line of hardcovers, this volume features two covers, the standard cover and a limited numbered variant for the direct market.
This volume is numbered as Vol. 71 in this limited variat and had an edition size of 711 copies.
Included as extras are an Storm pin up by Barry Windsor-Smith from Marvel Fanfare #45, sketches by the artists for Lady Deathstrike, Macon, Cole and Reese, and a gallery of covers by the author composed of the following:
X-Men (1st series) #54-55
Spider-Man Team-Up (1st series) #150
New Mutants (1st series) #36, #40-48
Uncanny X-Men (1st series) #212, #216
Wolverine (2nd series) #167
Deadpool (2nd series) #57-60