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!
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!
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!
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!
X-Men #94, August 1975
In Which We Find That Nefaria’s Minions Were Once Just Plucky Orphans With A Can-Do Attitude And Songs In Their Hearts, That Nightcrawler Really Knows How To Help A Team Leader Relax, And That Most Credit Card Disclosures Actually Include A Regrettably Unstoppable Armageddon (RUA) Clause!
Giant-Size X-Men #1, May 1975
In Which We Discover That What The Mighty Mutant Colossus Really Wants To Do Is Rewire Your Office Intranet, That This Is Not The First Time Wolverine Has Had To Battle Giant Crabs, And That While Lorna Dane Wouldn’t Trade The Krakoa Experience She Shared With Storm For Anything, It Did Get Weird!
Captain America #172-175, Apr-Jul 1974
In Which We Discover That Cap and Falcon Know Only Vagrants and Farmers Travel Without A Double Windsor, That Being A Hero Requires An Encyclopedic Knowledge of the Grand Old Opry, That Cap Depends Upon The Kindness of Strange Truckers, And That Professor X Specializes In Long Distance Rumbly Tummies!
Avengers #110-111, April – May 1973
In Which We Find That Professor X Would Like You To Keep Cowardly Currs Separate From Your Foolish Fops, That The Deinonychus Can’t Get No Dino-Respect, And That Magneto’s Greatest Power May Really Be His Unrelenting Optimism!
Amazing Adventures #16, Hulk #161 & 172, Jan-Mar 1973 + Feb 1974
In Which We Discover That If Hulk’s Tummy Feels Icky Hulk No Longer Finds Object Impermanence Funny, That There Is No Scientific Atrocity That Can Not Be Soothed Over With A Little Deep Tissue Shiatsu, And That The U.S. Military Should Not Underestimate The Strategic Applications Of A Strapless Dress, A Thick Coat Of Lipstick, And Pair Of Three Inch Pumps!
Amazing Adventures #12-15, May-November 1972
In Which We Find That Hank Will Never Get That Wet Beast Smell Out of His Upholstery, That Later Editions of The New Testament Downplayed Most of The Elaborate Heists, And That Surprisingly One Of The Best Ways To Male Bond Is Over Bondage!