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Ultimate X-Men #13-20

Post by Chris McCarver » Sat Jan 24, 2015 5:08 pm

ULTIMATE X-MEN #13: “You Always Remember Your First Love Part 1” (Chuck Austen/Esad Ribic/John Livesay/J.D. Smith/Sharpefont)
APPEARING: Gambit (1st appearance, also in FB), Hammerhead
FLASHBACK (20:4 – 20:7): A young Remy is beaten by his father.
IN BRIEF: Mutant street magician and hustler Remy LeBeau takes in a young girl whose parents were killed by Hammerhead. Hammerhead kidnaps her while the pair sleeps.

ULTIMATE X-MEN #14: “Wild Card” (Chuck Austen/Esad Ribic/John Livesay/J.D. Smith/Sharpefont)
APPEARING: Nathaniel Essex (BTS, Silvermane ordered a hit on Gambit to pay off a debt to Essex), Gambit, Hammerhead, Professor X, Allen Silvermane (1st appearance), Storm
IN BRIEF: Gambit embarks on a quest to rescue the girl, blowing off an invitation into the X-Men by Xavier in the process. He saves the girl, but leaves him with a street community for fear his enemies will target her.

ULTIMATE X-MEN #15: “It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way” (Mark Millar/Adam Kubert/Danny Miki/Chris Eliopoulos/Dave Stewart)
APPEARING: Beast, Blob, Colossus, Cyclops, Iceman, Magneto, Marvel Girl (also in FB), Mastermind, Mystique II, Professor X, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Storm, Toad, Bolivar Trask, Wolverine
FLASHBACK (6:3): Jean is imprisoned in a psych ward, screaming.
IN BRIEF: Xavier pens a magazine article about the mutant condition. While on a trip to Central Park, Colossus learns to his horror that Xavier did not kill Magneto as previously thought in ULTXM 6, but instead mindwiped him and gave him a new human identity.

ULTIMATE X-MEN #16: “World Tour Part 1” (Mark Millar/Adam Kubert/Danny Miki/Chris Eliopoulos/Dave Stewart)
APPEARING: Beast, Betsy Braddock (1st appearance), Colossus, Cyclops, Mr. Drake, Mrs. Drake, Iceman, Moira MacTaggert (1st appearance), Marvel Girl, Professor X, Proteus (David Xavier, 1st appearance), Storm, Dai Thomas (1st appearance), Wolverine
IN BRIEF: As the X-Men embark on an international lecture tour to promote Xavier’s book about the mutant condition, Proteus, Xavier’s son, escapes from his mother’s captivity on Muir Island.

ULTIMATE X-MEN #17: “World Tour Part 2” (Mark Millar/Adam Kubert/Danny Miki/Chris Eliopoulos/J.D. Smith)
APPEARING: Beast, Betsy Braddock, Colossus, Cyclops, Iceman, Moira MacTaggert (also in FB), Marvel Girl, Professor X, Proteus (also in FB), Storm, Dai Thomas, Wolverine
FLASHBACK: After Xavier left Moira and David, David’s powers manifest and rapidly deteriorate his body. He dies but saves himself by transferring his consciousness into someone else.
IN BRIEF: With the aid of STRIKE agents Braddock and Thomas, Xavier and a X-Men squad track down Proteus but are handily defeated. Scott and Jean look in Russia for a potentially abducted Colossus and find him, but he rebuffs them and says he’s left the X-Men of his own volition.

ULTIMATE X-MEN #18: “World Tour Part 3” (Mark Millar/Chris Bachalo/Chris Eliopoulos/Dave Stewart)
APPEARING: Beast, Betsy Braddock, Colossus, Cyclops, Iceman, Iron Man (BTS, stuck in space), Moira MacTaggert (also in FB), Magneto (FB only), Marvel Girl, Professor X (also in FB), Proteus, Quicksilver (FB only), Scarlet Witch (FB only), Storm, Dai Thomas (killed by Proteus off-panel), Wolverine
FLASHBACK (7:3 – 8): Charles and Moira marry and continue their work in researching genetic mutation. Magneto and his children enter their lives, one of the contributing factors to the collapse of their marriage. The couple separate when Xavier joins Magneto in order to build the Savage Land stronghold.
IN BRIEF: Colossus maintains his stance against Xavier until the news of a downed Russian submarine prompts him to suit up as a superhero once again. While tracking down Proteus, Xavier learns that his son has possessed Braddock and, through her, killed Thomas.

ULTIMATE X-MEN #19: “World Tour Part 4” (Mark Millar/Chris Bachalo/Chris Eliopoulos/Dave Stewart)
APPEARING: Beast, Betsy Braddock, James Braddock (first appearance), Colossus, Cyclops, Nick Fury, Iceman, Moira MacTaggert, Marvel Girl, Professor X, Proteus (dies), Storm, Wolverine
IN BRIEF: The X-Men vs. Proteus. The battle ends when Betsy reassumes control of her body and holds David in place long enough for Colossus to deliver a fatal blow. Despondent at David’s funeral and due to Iceman being gravely injured in the battle, Xavier decides to disband the X-Men upon their return to the States.

ULTIMATE X-MEN #20: “Resignation” (Mark Millar/Adam Kubert/Danny Miki/Chris Eliopoulos/Dave Stewart)
APPEARING: Beast, Colossus, Cyclops, Mr. Drake (BTS, ordered armed guards to prevent the X-Men from visiting Iceman), Mrs. Drake (BTS, ordered armed guards to prevent the X-Men from visiting Iceman), Iceman, Magneto, Marvel Girl, Professor X, Storm, Wolverine
NOTE: The Ultimate version of the Acolytes make their only appearance in this issue, but none of them are individually named.
IN BRIEF: Initially set on closing the school, Xavier is inspired to go on by, of all people, the amnesiac Magneto. Scott and Jean become romantically entangled.

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BEAST/HENRY “HANK” MCCOY
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ULTXM 12
**ULTXM 15
**ULTXM 16
**ULTXM 17
**ULTXM 18
**ULTXM 19
**ULTXM 20
ULTWAR 2
[…]

BLOB/FRANK DUKES
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ULTXM 12
**ULTXM 15
ULTS3 2
[…]

**BRADDOCK, BETSY
**ULTXM 16
**ULTXM 17
**ULTXM 18
**ULTXM 19
**See Psylocke

BRADDOCK, PROF. JAMES
ULTT 4
**{ULTXM 19}
*ULTS2 2 (remove brackets)
[…]

*COLOSSUS/PIOTR NIKOLAIEVITCH “PETER” RASPUTIN (add patronymic name, established in ULTXM 18)
[…]
ULTXM 12
**ULTXM 15
**ULTXM 16
**ULTXM 17
**ULTXM 18
**ULTXM 19
**ULTXM 20
ULTWAR 2
[…]

CYCLOPS/SCOTT SUMMERS
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ULTXM 12
**ULTXM 15
**ULTXM 16
**ULTXM 17
**ULTXM 18
**ULTXM 19
**ULTXM 20
ULTEXT 5
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DRAKE, MR.
ULTXM 8
**ULTXM 16
**ULTXM 20-BTS
ULTWAR 3
[…]

DRAKE, MRS.
ULTXM 8
**ULTXM 16
**ULTXM 20-BTS
ULTWAR 3-BTS
[…]

ESSEX, DR. NATHANIEL
**ULTXM 14-BTS
ULTCXM 4-FB-BTS | cf ULTCXM 12
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FURY, GEN. NICHOLAS “NICK”
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ULTSM 27
**ULTXM 19
ULTSM 31-BTS
[…]

**GAMBIT/REMY LEBEAU
**ULTXM 13-FB
**{ULTXM 13}
**ULTXM 14

**HAMMERHEAD
**ULTXM 13
**ULTXM 14

ICEMAN/BOBBY DRAKE
[…]
ULTXM 12
**ULTXM 15
**ULTXM 16
**ULTXM 17
**ULTXM 18
**ULTXM 19
**ULTXM 20
ULTWAR 3
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IRON MAN/DR. ANTHONY "TONY" STARK
[…]
ULTS 3
**ULTXM 18-BTS
ULTS 4
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MACTAGGERT, MOIRA
**ULTXM 18-FB
**ULTXM 17-FB
**{ULTXM 16}
**ULTXM 17
**ULTXM 18
**ULTXM 19
ULTWAR 2
[…]

MAGNETO/ERIK LENSHERR
[…]
ULTO 3 (7 - 14)-FB
**ULTXM 18-FB
ULTS3 3 (6 - 9)-FB
[…]
ULTXM 6
**ULTXM 15
**ULTXM 20
ULTWAR 1
[…]

MARVEL GIRL/JEAN GREY
[…]
ULTXM 12
**ULTXM 15
**ULTXM 16
**ULTXM 17
**ULTXM 18
**ULTXM 19
**ULTXM 20
XU 37
[…]

MASTERMIND
[…]
ULTXM 11
**ULTXM 15
ULTWAR 1
[…]

MYSTIQUE II
[…]
ULTXM 6
**ULTXM 15

PROFESSOR X/PROF. CHARLES XAVIER
ULTO 3 (7 - 14)-FB
**ULTXM 18-FB
ULTS3 4-FB
[…]
ULTXM 12
**ULTXM 14
**ULTXM 15
**ULTXM 16
**ULTXM 17
**ULTXM 18
**ULTXM 19
**ULTXM 20
ULTWAR 2
[…]

**PROTEUS/DAVID XAVIER
**ULTXM 18-FB
**ULTXM 17-FB
**{ULTXM 16}
**ULTXM 17
**ULTXM 18
**ULTXM 19

QUICKSILVER/PIETRO LENSHERR
**ULTXM 18-FB
ULTS3 4-FB
[…]
ULTXM 12
**ULTXM 15
ULTS 8
[…]

SCARLET WITCH/WANDA LENSHERR
**ULTXM 18-FB
ULTS3 4-FB
[…]
ULTXM 12
**ULTXM 15
ULTS 8
[…]

**SILVERMANE, ALLEN
**ULTXM 14

STORM/ORORO MUNROE
[…]
ULTXM 12
**ULTXM 14
**ULTXM 15
**ULTXM 16
**ULTXM 17
**ULTXM 18
**ULTXM 19
**ULTXM 20
ULTWAR 2
[…]

**THOMAS, DAI
**ULTXM 16
**ULTXM 17
**ULTXM 18

TOAD
[…]
ULTXM 12
**ULTXM 15
ULTWAR 1
[…]

TRASK, DR. BOLIVAR
[…]
ULTXM 1-FB
**ULTXM 15

WOLVERINE/LOGAN/CPL. JAMES HOWLETT
[…]
ULTXM 12
**ULTXM 15
**ULTXM 16
**ULTXM 17
**ULTXM 18
**ULTXM 19
**ULTXM 20
XU 37
[…]
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Re: Ultimate X-Men #13-20

Post by Jason Doty » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:05 pm

Do we have a placement suggestion for Iron Man's BTS in ULTXM 18?

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Re: Ultimate X-Men #13-20

Post by Chris McCarver » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:11 pm

Ack, forgot that. Good eye, Jason, thanks...

I'm thinking of placing Tony's BTS between ULTS 3-4. The X-Men refer to the Ultimates as "that new super-team" throughout this arc (the original Ultimates were assembled in ULTS 2), and Bobby's dad is reading a newspaper that bears a headline about Captain America coming back from the presumed dead (that was publicized in ULTS 3, IIRC). Feedback welcome as always; I'll update the original post.
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Re: Ultimate X-Men #13-20

Post by Col_Fury » Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:00 pm

I agree with the placement for Iron Man. Nick Fury, though, I think will end up here between ULTS 3 & ULTSM 23, instead of between ULTSM 27 & ULTSM 31 (I have ULTS 3 happening between ULTSM 21-22, after ULTM/TU 16). Also, it looks like we need to move ULTSM 28 for Iron Man (so for Iron Man, ULTS 3, ULTXM 18-BTS, ULTSM 28, ULTS 4).

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Re: Ultimate X-Men #13-20

Post by Chris McCarver » Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:07 pm

Daron, given Logan and Jean's appearances in XU 37, and that ULTXM 20 was published the same month as that issue, would you agree that ULTXM 21 and on should be placed after XU 37?
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Re: Ultimate X-Men #13-20

Post by Col_Fury » Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:10 pm

Chris McCarver wrote:Daron, given Logan and Jean's appearances in XU 37, and that ULTXM 20 was published the same month as that issue, would you agree that ULTXM 21 and on should be placed after XU 37?
Yes, assuming ULTXM 21's plot doesn't pick up directly from ULTXM 20.

Speaking of publication order, that's part of my reasoning for my above response (I see I didn't mention that before. Oops!).

Also, going from memory, I want to say that Ultimate War happens between ULTXM 25-26? I know the plot started in Ultimate War #1-4 is continued in the ULTXM series. Something to keep an eye out for, at least.
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Re: Ultimate X-Men #13-20

Post by Somebody » Sun Jan 25, 2015 4:10 am

According to Paul O's old reviews, Ultimate War happens after UltXM #25, during #27 and before #28 (#26 being a flashback story).

PS: Chris, you call Xavier Jr "Legion" at least once above!

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Re: Ultimate X-Men #13-20

Post by Chris McCarver » Sun Jan 25, 2015 9:06 am

Gah, I thought I caught all of those. Disregard, kplzthx.
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Re: Ultimate X-Men #13-20

Post by Col_Fury » Sun Jan 25, 2015 1:21 pm

Is the flashback in ULTXM 15 a new scene for Marvel Girl, or is it a repeated scene from somewhere else?

If it's new, I'm assuming it takes place before ULTXM 1?
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Re: Ultimate X-Men #13-20

Post by Chris McCarver » Sun Jan 25, 2015 1:28 pm

Argh, juggling too much this week. AFAIK, Jean's FB is new and yes, should be placed prior to her debut appearance in ULTXM 1.
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Re: Ultimate X-Men #13-20

Post by Col_Fury » Sun Jan 25, 2015 1:51 pm

Sweet, thanks!
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