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XTERM 4

Post by metaldragon » Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:34 am

I'm not sure why this was in the list because there are no flashbacks in it but if you were looking for the breakdown of where each of the characters appear as it's intertwined with NM 72, I've worked out a more precise breakdown of what happens. I discovered a previously unmentioned flashback for N'astirh in A 300, as well as a goblin sidekick of his named Klytus. Here we go...!

N’astirh

XF 36 (1 - 16)
A 300 (4, 7)-FB
XTERM 3 (19 - 28)
XTERM 4 (1 - 6)
NM 71 (23)
NM 72 (1 - 5)
XTERM 4 (10)
A 300 (12, 17 - 18)
XTERM 4 (14:3)
NM 72 (7)
XTERM 4 (14:4 - 22)
XTERM 4 (23 - 25) ~ NM 72 (17 - 18)
XTERM 4 (26 - 27)
NM 72 (20 - 23)
XF 37 (1 - 7)


S’ym

NM 71 ~ A 300 (4, 7)-FB
UX 241-BTS
XTERM 4 (1 - 6)-BTS
PP 42
A 299-BTS
NM 72 (1 - 5)
XTERM 4 (10 - 14:3)
NM 72 (7)-BTS
XTERM 4 (14:4 - 22)
XTERM 4 (23 - 25) ~ NM 72 (17 - 18)
XTERM 4 (26 - 28)
NM 72 (23)
NM 73


Klytus
A 300 (4, 7)-FB
A 300

X-terminators:
Boom Boom, Rusty Collins, Leech, Artie Maddicks, Rictor, Skids
...
XTERM 4 (1 - 13)
NM 72 (6)
XTERM 4 (14 - 19)
NM 72 (10)
XTERM 4 (23 - 29)
NM 72 (19)
...

Wiz Kid
...
XTERM 4 (1 - 14:3)
NM 72 (7)
XTERM 4 (14:4 - 29)
NM 72 (19)
...

New Mutants:
Magik

NM 71 ~ XTERM 3
PP 42 (17:2)-BTS
XTERM (1-4)
PP 42 (17:3)
A 299
XTERM (6)
NM 72 (1 - 23)
NM 73


Cannonball, Gossamer, Mirage, Sunspot, Warlock, Wolfsbane

NM 71 ~ XTERM 3
PP 42 (17:2)
XTERM 4 (1 - 4)
PP 42 (17:3)
A 299
NM 72 (1-7)
XTERM 4 (17-19)
NM 72 (10-18)
XTERM (29)
NM (19)
NM 73



The 2 flashback pages in A 300 with N'astirh, Klytus, S'ym and the Goblin Queen take place before the pentacle opens over Time's Square according to the dialogue in them. I think Madelyne's BTS should be changed to FB (or FB-BTS). She's not really BTS though, as she's actually shown in one of N'astirh's scrying spells.

The section where N'astirh lets S'ym infect him with the Transmode virus XTERM 4 (23 - 25) ~ NM 72 (17 - 18) are slightly different. NM 72 (17 - 18) is more of a paraphrased/abridged version of XTERM 4 (23-25). Some of the dialogue is the same, some altered/shortened and the poses/camera angles are different.
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Re: XTERM 4

Post by Russ Chappell » Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:57 am

metaldragon wrote:I'm not sure why this was in the list because there are no flashbacks in it
They're not all flashbacks.
Col. Fury wrote:Sometimes, a story OR flashback happens between pages of a comic.
Sometimes, they're flashbacks, and sometimes they're in the main story.

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Re: XTERM 4

Post by metaldragon » Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:05 pm

I thought I’d mention the moments when the pentacle portal to Limbo over Times Square opens and then closes. There should probably be BTS listings for N'astirh, Magik and Wiz Kid as they were instrumental in opening it and Wiz Kid & N’astirh (exploding) responsible for closing it. Other key moments of Inferno are when the bulk of the demons & goblins get swept back into Limbo by Magik’s portal and also N’astirh’s death.

Pentacle portal opens:
Magik
NM 71 (*) ~ PP 42 (16 - 17) ~ XTERM 3 (26 - 27)-BTS ~ A 299 (1)-BTS ~ XF 36 (17)-BTS

N’astirh
XTERM 3 (26 - 27) ~ NM 71 (*) ~ PP 42 (16 - 17)-BTS ~ A 299 (1)-BTS ~ XF 36 (17)-BTS

Wiz Kid
XTERM 3 (26 - 27) ~ NM 71 (*)-BTS ~ PP 42 (16 - 17)-BTS ~ A 299 (1)-BTS ~ XF 36 (17)-BTS


Pentacle portal closes:
N’astirh
XTERM 4 (27) ~ NM 71 (18) ~ A 300 (31)-BTS ~ XF 36 (23)-BTS

Wiz Kid
XTERM 4 (27) ~ NM 71 (18)-BTS ~ A 300 (31)-BTS ~ XF 36 (23)-BTS


Magik (Sweeps many of the demons & goblins back into Limbo with her portal:)
NM 73 (31 - 35) ~ PP 44 (5)-BTS ~ XCAL 7 (14)-BTS [Shadowcat manifests a piece of Magik’s armour]

N’astirh’s death:
UX 242 (37) ~ XCAL 7 (20)-BTS [Meggan feels a sudden weakness and Shadowcat destroys his “Goblin Princess” spell with Magik’s soul sword.]


*I don't have a copy of NM 71 so if anyone could help out with the page number…

Another important event is the death of the Goblin Queen, which is when the demonization of New York mainly dissipates. The buildings of New York, especially the Empire State Building are clearly shown reverting to normal in XF 38 (38). If anyone else spots the Empire State building and the other buildings of New York reverting to normal in another book, you could add that as a BTS for the Goblin Queen/Madelyne.

I’m missing a few of the Inferno crossover titles, so if you spotted the effects of these events in a title I haven't mentioned, please add. I do have FF 323 & 324 as well as the 8 Spider-Man Inferno issues but these specific moments aren’t referenced and probably happen between panels or in the case of the pentacle portal, not shown on panel. Interestingly enough, the Empire State building appears a few times in these issues and comments are made of the changes to it...!
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