Episode 088, “Dark Shroud of the Past!”

X-Men #106, August 1977

In Which We Find That For Teleportation Nightcrawler Has No Choice But To Use His Night and Weekend Minutes, That As A Canadian Wolverine Is Unable To Resist A Fine Ice Sluice, And That Once The X-Men Meet Xavier’s Alter Ego They Will Be Green With Envy!

Episode 087, “Phoenix Unleashed!”

X-Men #105, June 1977

In Which We Discover That Embodying All Cosmic Destruction And Rebirth Does Not Mean You Can Dish A Good Biscuit, That Mister Fantastic Should Never Trust A Car Valet Wearing Ruby Red Eyeglasses, And That Even Heralds of Galactus Know Never To Put Anything In Their Ear Canals… Except For Their Elbow!

Episode 086, “The Gentleman’s Name Is Magneto”

X-Men #104, April 1977

In Which We Learn That If There Is One Thing The Scots Are Known For It Is Their Devotion To The Domestic Arts, That Everyone Loves Banshee And His New Delicious Crispy Outer Shell, And That Wolverine’s Girlfriend Is Always On Him About Never Remembering Important Anniversaries, Birthdays, or His Origin Story!

Episode 85, “The Fall Of The Tower”

X-Men #103, February 1977

In Which We Discover That Considering His Present Diminutive Company Nightcrawler Might Want To Beware Itinerant Apple Bearing Witches, That When Dealing With Leprechauns It Won’t Be Spare Change You Find in Your Couch Cushions, And That The Earth Will Soon Tremble Before The Combined Might Of Moon Unit And Dweezil!

Episode 84, “Who Will Stop The Juggernaut?”

X-Men #102, December 1976

In Which We Find That Storm’s Fear of Confined Spaces Is Only Dwarfed By Her Dread of Charles Dickens Musicals, That Kurt Will Dance If He Wants To But He Won’t Leave His Friends Behind, And That Cain Marko Has Never Forgiven Xavier For Breaking His Officially Licensed Kirk Communicator!

Episode 083, “Like A Phoenix, From The Ashes!”

X-Men #101, October 1976

In Which We Learn That The X-Men Are Completely Deserving of Their Lifetime Triborough Airport Ban, That When Wolverine Came To The Big City He Traded In His Dreams For A Soiled Pair Of Thigh High Chaps, And That Banshee Knows Better Than To Look A Dead Gift Horse In The Mouth!

Episode 082, “Greater Love Hath No X-Man…”

X-Men #100, August 1976

In Which We Discover That Sharing a Primary Color Will Not Bring Nightcrawler Any Closer To Snagging a BFF, That Wolverine and Colossus Had Substantially Less Success Doing Their Wicked Googly, And That One Does Not Want To Even Ask Banshee How Many Ladies Go Into A Celtic Knot!

Episode 081, “Deathstar Rising!”

X-Men #99, June 1976

In Which We Learn That Everyone Is Afraid To Ask Nightcrawler What Exactly Happens At A Jahrmarkt, That No Matter Their Color, Creed, or Country, Postal Workers Are Always Disgruntled, And That Cyclops Just Wants To Be Able To Pass Through A Macy’s Without Coming Out Smelling Like A French Whore!

Episode 080, “Merry Christmas, X-Men…”

X-Men #98, April 1976

In Which We Discover That The X-Mansion Undergarment Situation Is Becoming Desperate, That Nothing Ruins Romantic Mojo Like Artificial Humanoids, And That All Marvel Scientists Want To Pretend They Know Astronomy, You Know, Because It Is Awesome!

Episode 079, “My Brother, My Enemy!”

X-Men #97, February 1976

In Which We Find That Colossus Is Learning That Men With Tails Make Lousy Wing Men, That The Secret To Interstellar Warfare Is A Delicate Balance of Speed, Stealth, Destructive Force, and… Adorability, And That Airline Cockpits Are All Cigar Smoke And Sorrowful Love That Can Not Be!