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Generation X Classic, Vol. 1 (Generation X Classic #1)

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The techno-organic alien race known as the Phalanx has struck! Targeting Earth's mutants as the only threat to their complete assimilation of the planet, the Phalanx have already taken out the X-Men-and now they've set their sights on the next generation of mutants! Synch, Husk, M, Skin and Blink find themselves in the crosshairs, while Jubilee, Banshee and the White Queen ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published December 29th 2010 by Marvel Comics (first published December 29th 1994)
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Steven Matview
Oct 31, 2015 Steven Matview rated it really liked it
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When Stan and Jack created the X-Men, we were supposed to believe this guy was tortured due to the side effects of his powers.
cyclops

Are those glasses? Yuck! Menace to society indeed. I’m sure Chamber feels sorry for you…
Chamber

“Generation X” was an X-Men team that actually made me understand the whole “living a world that fears and hates them” spiel that had been around since those early X-Men books. Instead of pretty wings, big feet and red glasses, these guys have grey and rubbery skin that droops, skin th
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David
Nov 03, 2016 David rated it liked it
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The earlier edition of the same material is far superior. This one's on the newsprinty type paper.
Michael
This was a strange collection. Part of the problem is that this Generation X team was introduced as a sort of preview in issues from the Phalanx Covenant storyline. That volume included these issues:

X-factor #106, X-force #38, Excalibur #82, Uncanny X-men #316 and 317, X-men 36 and 37, Wolverine 85, Cable 16 and Generation X #1

So if you read that storyline and wanted to continue the Generation X chronicles, this is the next volume. However, the editor of this volume evidently wasn't sure readers
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Ivan
Nov 16, 2012 Ivan rated it it was amazing
A repost from my review in Amazon.com
"Great Classic Collection of the New Mutants of the 90's!!"
The Book was perfect! Finally Marvel decided to collect the Classic Generation X series, from their unknown beginnings to their first day as the 90's batch of Young X-Men/ New Mutants in training! Chris Bachalo's art oozes with the 90's pop culture, fashion and style and Scott Lobdell expresses 90's teen angst and raging hormones perfectly well. Who wouldn't love the loud mouth Jubilation (Jubilee), t
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Michael
Aug 29, 2013 Michael rated it it was amazing
I remember reading Generation X when I was young teen. It was one of the first X-Men comics I really got into. I was to young to have money and only got a few issues here and there. Almost twenty years later reading these stories I'm happily surprised how well they hold up. As comics they are still really fun to read. I love seeing Emma Frost in her first role as a good guy. The characters are all interesting, my favorite being Chamber. I love the way he's drawn and miss him so much in the ...more
Shannon Appelcline
Feb 24, 2013 Shannon Appelcline rated it liked it
Shelves: comics, comics-marvel
Sadly, the X-Men under Lobdell and Nicieza was not at its best. This shows clearly in the four-part Phalanx Covenant crossover, which is dull [5/10]. Surprisingly, X-Men #318, which bookends the story, is nuanced and emotional [7/10]. So is Generation X, which actually introduces our new characters and includes some good stories. [7/10]
Christian Smith
Feb 04, 2016 Christian Smith rated it really liked it
ive never been able to really get thru a comic that is from 1995 or earlier. so because this comic is around 1994 i thought i would really struggle to stay interested. but no this was really great!!!! with lots of villains like: Emplate, Orphan Maker, and the phalanx this comic really hit the nail on the head.
Matthew Ledrew
Apr 05, 2015 Matthew Ledrew rated it it was amazing
Shelves: comics, x-men, reviewed
"In the end, due to the actions of Banshee’s team and a heroic sacrifice on the part of Blink, the young mutants are saved. But surprisingly, the X-Men are not yet found."

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Rachel Nabors
Feb 10, 2013 Rachel Nabors rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics
First half of the books was background issues from other series. I was disappointed until I got into the actual Gen X comics portion. They did not disappoint! Wish the whole book had been Gen X.
Lelan Mangrum
Jul 04, 2016 Lelan Mangrum rated it liked it
This hasn't held up nearly as well as I might have hoped, but it's still a fun read, and Chris Bachalo's art is at its best here.
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Scott Lobdell (born 1963) is an American comic book writer.

He is mostly known for his work throughout the 1990s on Marvel Comics' X-Men-related titles specifically Uncanny X-Men, the main title itself, and the spin-off series that he conceived with artist Chris Bachalo, Generation X. Generation X focused on a number of young mutant students who attempted to become superheroes in their own right at
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