1995

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Professor Xavier and the X-Men was part of Marvel's experimental $0.99 line, meant to attract new, younger readers who may have been put off by the standard prices for comics.

Direct Market Editions had slicker, higher quality paper. 

Important Events: 
  • Penance joins Generation X - Generation X #3
  • Tyler becomes Genesis, heir of Apocalypse and leader of the Dark Riders - Cable (1st series) #19
  • Wolverine rejoins the X-Men - Wolverine (2nd series) #90
  • Strong Guy is hospitalized by a heart attack - X-Factor (1st series) #111
  • Pete Wisdom becomes Black Air liaison to Excalibur - Excalibur (1st series) #86
  • Sunspot is "revealed" to be the evil Reignfire, is cured of his alternate personality by Cable, and rejoins X-Force - X-Force (1st series) #43
  • The Legion Quest and Age of Apocalypse crossover
    • Legion travels back in time to kill Magneto, but accidentally kills Charles Xavier
    • Twenty years of time is rewritten, so Magneto now leads the X-Men against the dystopian world of Apocalypse
    • Bishop survives the temporal reversion with memories of the true history, sharing them with Magneto
    • The X-Men gather Destiny, Illyana Rasputin, and the M'Kraan Crystal to reverse the time changes 
    • Time is rewritten back to what it should be, but four survivors of the Age of Apocalypse remain: Nate Grey, Holocaust, Sugar Man and the Dark Beast
  • The Legacy Virus is made public - X-Men Prime
  • X-Force moves into the Xavier Institute with the X-Men - X-Men Prime
  • Gambit is rendered comatose by Rogue's kiss, but recovers - X-Men Prime
  • Juggernaut is hurled hundreds of miles by a force called Onslaught - Uncanny X-Men (1st series) #322
  • Cable encounters Blaquesmith for the first time in the present - Cable (1st series) #21
  • Sabretooth is seemingly reduced to a docile state after Wolverine lobotomized him with his claws - Wolverine (2nd series) #91
  • Mystique and Wild Child join X-Factor - X-Factor (1st series) #112
  • Excalibur investigates the Genoshan civil war, discovering someone gave the Mutate process to Genegineer Philip Moreau - Excalibur (1st series) #87
  • Nate Grey resurrects Madelyne Pryor - X-Man #5
  • Caliban joins X-Force, but Rictor leaves the group and Cannonball is promoted to X-Man - X-Force (1st series) #44
  • The Morlock-born Gene Nation terrorists begin killing humans in retaliation for the Mutant Massacre - Uncanny X-Men (1st series) #323
  • Husk tries to kiss Chamber, causing an explosion at the dorms - Generation X #6
  • Wolverine is becoming more feral as his animal side becomes more dominant - Wolverine (2nd series) #92
  • Holocaust arrives on Avalon, killing several Acolytes and bringing about the destruction of the space station - X-Men (2nd series) #43
  • Artie and Leech become students at the Massachusetts Academy - Generation X #7
  • Havok loses control of his powers, forcing Forge to take over as leader of X-Factor - X-Factor (1st series) #114
  • Gene Nation is defeated when Storm rips the heart out of their leader Marrow in single combat - Uncanny X-Men (1st series) #325
  • Grizzly is mind-controlled by Genesis, and Domino is forced to kill him - Cable (1st series) #24
  • Rogue leaves the X-Men due to the imagery she saw in Gambit's head - X-Men (2nd series) #45
  • Black Air is revealed as corrupt, so Wisdom leaves to join Excalibur, and begins a relationship with Shadowcat - Excalibur (1st series) #91
  • Cable is forced to return to the future with a younger version of his dead wife, Jenskot - Cable (1st series) #25
  • Colossus leaves the Acolytes, but beats Pete Wisdom in a jealous rage after arriving on Muir Island, and is imprisoned - Excalibur (1st series) #92
  • Cordelia Frost captures Mondo, trying to buy her way into the Hellfire Club - Generation X Annual '95
  • Mondo joins Generation X after Cordelia's captive is taken from her, and she manipulates Emma into getting him back - Generation X Annual '95
  • Cyber is rescued from prison by the Dark Riders, only to be killed for his Adamantium - Wolverine (2nd series) #96
  • Juggernaut, Siena Blaze, and Reaper travel to the Ultraverse and form the Exiles with local Ultra heroes - All New Exiles #1

First Appearances:

X-Man #1
X-Men Alpha
X-Men: Prime
Generation X #3
Generation X #3
Generation X #5
Uncanny X-Men (1st series) #323
Uncanny X-Men (1st series) #323
Wolverine (2nd series) #95
Uncanny X-Men (1st series) #299
X-Men: Prime
X-Men: Prime
Gambit / Wolverine: Victims #2
Regular Page Count: 
22 pages
Regular Cover Price: 
$1.25 - $1.50 - Newstand Editions, $1.95 Direct Market Editions
Last Updated: 
22nd March 2018 by Dean Clayton