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David Schmidt
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Posted: 06 July 2020 at 4:24am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

First!

A classic scene... And I'm sure it will be revisited as we know now that Jean met Phoenix before in X-Men: The Hidden Years!



Edited by David Schmidt on 06 July 2020 at 4:24am
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Steven Queen
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Posted: 06 July 2020 at 4:41am | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Today's page is gorgeous. The ominous "tac tac tac" evokes iconic dread. The Space Shuttle was still 5 years away from it's maiden flight when X-Men #101 was published. Jean too is a visual throw-back too in some subtle way I cannot quite put my finger on.

Thanks ;)

Edited by Steven Queen on 06 July 2020 at 5:05am
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Doug Centers
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Posted: 06 July 2020 at 5:29am | IP Logged | 3 post reply

Tense page, I remember that feeling from the first time I read Eagle One plunging earthward!

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John Byrne

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Posted: 06 July 2020 at 5:32am | IP Logged | 4 post reply

Jean too is a visual throw-back too in some subtle way I cannot quite put my finger on.

Probably the "open" hair. When Jean became Dark Phoenix I darkened her hair and, even after the "lobotomy" left it that way as a (hopefully) subtle indicator that the story was not yet over.

ELSEWHEN is going in some different directions from what would have followed 137 without Shooter's interference, but the light/dark hair will still play an important role as a visual marker.

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Ted Pugliese
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Joined: 05 December 2005
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Posted: 06 July 2020 at 5:36am | IP Logged | 5 post reply

It's your birthday, John, but we get the presents.
Thank you very much! Hope you have a great day!
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Richard Stevens
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Joined: 04 May 2004
Location: United States
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Posted: 06 July 2020 at 5:50am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

Nice! A really dynamic retelling of a classic sequence. Makes one imagine just how intense JB could make the FF's origin these days.

I know it's tiny, but I still can't get over how effective the brighter white on a pencilled page trick is.
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Andrew Bitner
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Joined: 01 June 2004
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Posted: 06 July 2020 at 5:59am | IP Logged | 7 post reply

Looks like a great re-telling of an important moment in X-Men history.

Edited by Andrew Bitner on 06 July 2020 at 12:25pm
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Rod Collins
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Location: Australia
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Posted: 06 July 2020 at 6:32am | IP Logged | 8 post reply

Happy Birthday JB! 

Must be nice to finally get your take on this out without interference.
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John Byrne

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Posted: 06 July 2020 at 6:35am | IP Logged | 9 post reply

PLEASE NO BIRTHDAY WISHES IN THIS THREAD!

There is a separate thread for those, and we don't want to split 'em up.

Thanks.

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James Woodcock
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Posted: 06 July 2020 at 6:37am | IP Logged | 10 post reply

Right then, I know THIS retelling isn't going to have
redrawn pages scissored in.

I'm really looking forward to seeing this version of the
fateful scene
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John Byrne

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Posted: 06 July 2020 at 6:39am | IP Logged | 11 post reply

I'm really looking forward to seeing this version of the fateful scene

But not all at once! There are some elements I saved for a few issues down the line. An issue I titled simply "Jean".

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Michael Genitempo
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Posted: 06 July 2020 at 7:30am | IP Logged | 12 post reply

I'm really liking this page, especially the last panel as the restraints open and Jean floats away.

Looks like we are getting to the heart of things now...
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