Episode 136, “The Hellfire Gambit”

X-Men #152, December 1981
“The Hellfire Gambit”
Written by Chris Claremont, Pencils by Bob McLeod, Inks by Josef Rubinstein, Lettered by Janice Chiang, Colors by Don Warfield, Edited by Louise Jones, Editor-In-Chief Jim Shooter.

Festival of Comic De-Lights!

In Which We Find That You Can’t Keep Your Emmas Straight From Your Ororos Without A Program, That Kitty Pryde Does Not Just Wake Up Looking This Good, And That Sebastion Shaw Is One Corset Short Of A Rocky Horror Picture Show!

Now That I Really Think About It, It Might just Have Been a Drunk Homeless Man Who Looked Like Adam Sandler… But He Definitely Said It Was Ok!

And for those of you who might want to listen to this separate from the podcast: The Hannukah Song a la X-Aspirations (all thanks and original song credit to Mr. Sandler)

Dramatization. Professional driver on a closed course. Do not attempt. Cartoon lightning only. Unlikely flying outfit. Poor paint color choice.
Roads? Where we are going we don’t need roads!
Oh God, Oh God, Oh God! We needed roads!
It is all sexy culvert fun, until they realized this panel was from the bear’s point of view.
White Queen, or White Walker?
The greens here are so poorly groomed, my putt will never go in!
Uggh, do you ever wash these gloves, Wolverine?
Hopefully none of the X-men has a pacemaker.
The Xavier mansion is a real cash cow for local contractors.
Watch out! This boil on my thigh is ready to explo….

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