UNCANNY X-MEN #1
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Marvel | Back To Uncanny X-Men | May 1975 | Volume 1 | USA | 328 Owned
1st Appearance of New X-men Team - Storm, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Thunderbird.

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Published
May 1975
Comic Age
Bronze
Cover Price
$.50
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  • 1st Appearance of New X-men Team - Storm, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Thunderbird.
  • 2nd Full Appearance of Wolverine
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 Deadly GENESIS! 
* 1st Appearance of New X-Men Team
Chapter 1: "Second Genesis!"
In the city of Winzeldorf, Germany, the normally quiet town erupts in the clamor of an angry mob. They are in search of the "monster", Kurt Wagner. They storm the village and try to capture Kurt. They even begin to burn the village to try and bring him out. Rather than have the city burn, Kurt leaps into the crowd and they overtake him. Suddenly, a voice commands them to "Stop!", and the crowd does. Kurt is greeted by Charles Xavier, who then offers Kurt a place at his school for mutants. Kurt Wagner agrees as long as he is made whole again.
Later, in Quebec, Canada, another mutant enters a secret government agency. The mutant is none other than agent, "Weapon X", better known as Wolverine. Charles Xavier meets with him and Major Chasin. After speaking of Wolverine's past run in with the Hulk[1], Charles then offers Wolverine a chance as a free agent and to no longer be tied down to the rules of the government. Major Chasin tries to object, but Wolverine slices off his ties and immediately resigns from his duties. He then walks out with Charles.
Afterword, Professor X meets with the Banshee in the Grand Ole Opry. He says he has to talk to Banshee and they talk later in his quarters. The Banshee announces that he is going to accept his offer since he is needing to get on the straight and narrow. Then, in Kenya, villagers cry out to the storm goddess, Ororo for rain. She appears and gives them what they wish. During the downpour, Charles Xavier arrives and announces an offer he hopes she will not refuse. After listening to his request, she accepts. In Osaka, Japan, he is also given an acceptance by Sunfire.
Yet in Siberia, Peter Rasputin is harvesting his crop, when suddenly a fellow farmhand notices a neighbor's tractor heading straight toward Peter's sister, who is playing in the field unaware of the collision. Peter runs towards her and transforms into a metal being and snatches his sister up. Then the tractor hits him and explodes in the impact with his metallic body. Charles Xavier arrives and offers him to come to America to his school. Peter asks his parents and then accepts Xavier's offer. In Arizona, an Apache Indian is seen chasing a bison on the plain. He tackles the beast and suddenly is met by none other than Xavier who offers the man acceptance into his school. The man refuses the help of a white man since he has caused his people grief. Professor X tells him that maybe it is true what people say about the Apache's being selfish. This infuriates the man and he accepts Xavier's offer to prove those people wrong.
Chapter 2: "...And When There Was One!"
The group of mutants meet in the school and have been given new costumes designed by Reed Richards. They question Xavier on his reasons for bringing them all together like this. Xavier says he is waiting for the man who can explain it better to them. Then Scott Summers opens the door and enters the room. Cyclops announces that the X-Men have disappeared and the seven new mutants are needed to help find them.
He explains that Cerebro was used to find the seven new members as well as it was used by the missing mutants as well. He goes on to tell them that they had received a signal on Cerebro of an extremely powerful mutant on Krakoa. The X-Men, as well as Havok and Lorna Dane headed off to find this mutant. Suddenly there is a flash and Cyclops found himself battered and his visor missing. His eyes were somehow back to normal and he escaped his attacker and headed home to Professor X. When he arrives his powers suddenly returned and he destroyed part of the school. Professor X helped modify a new visor for him.
Cyclops then asks for their help in finding the rest of the mutants. Sunfire refuses and Cyclops says he's sorry for Sunfire, but the rest of the guys must leave. They all fly out in the X-Men Stratojet.
 Contains Four Stories: "Deadly Genesis!" & "Call Him...Cyclops" & "I, the Iceman" & "The Female of the Species!" 
Synopsis for "Deadly Genesis!"

New X-Men Join Team:
Wolverine, Banshee (Sean Cassidy), Sunfire (Shiro Yoshida)
Storm (Ororo Munroe) (First appearance)
Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner) (First appearance)
Colossus (Peter Rasputin) (First appearance)
Thunderbird (John Proudstar) (First appearance)
Mr. Rasputin (First appearance)
Mrs. Rasputina (First appearance)
Illyana Rasputin (First appearance) (as a child)
Krakoa (First appearance & Origin)

Chapter 1: "Second Genesis!"

In the city of Winzeldorf, Germany, the normally quiet town erupts in the clamor of an angry mob. They are in search of the "monster" Kurt Wagner. They storm the village and try to capture Kurt. They even begin to burn the village to try and bring him out. Rather than have the city burn, Kurt leaps into the crowd and they overtake him. Suddenly, a voice commands them to "Stop!", and the crowd does. Kurt is greeted by Charles Xavier, who then offers Kurt a place at his school for mutants. Kurt Wagner agrees as long as he is made whole again.

Later, in Quebec, Canada, another mutant enters a secret government agency. The mutant is none other than agent, "Weapon X", better known as Wolverine. Charles Xavier meets with him and Major Chasin. After speaking of Wolverine's past run in with the Hulk[1], Charles then offers Wolverine a chance as a free agent and to no longer be tied down to the rules of the government. Major Chasin tries to object, but Wolverine slices off his ties and immediately resigns from his duties. He then walks out with Charles.

Afterword, Professor X meets with the Banshee in the Grand Ole Opry. He says he has to talk to Banshee and they talk later in his quarters. The Banshee announces that he is going to accept his offer since he is needing to get on the straight and narrow. Then, in Kenya, villagers cry out to the storm goddess, Ororo for rain. She appears and gives them what they wish. During the downpour, Charles Xavier arrives and announces an offer he hopes she will not refuse. After listening to his request, she accepts. In Osaka, Japan, he is also given an acceptance by Sunfire.

Yet in Siberia, Peter Rasputin is harvesting his crop, when suddenly a fellow farmhand notices a neighbor's tractor heading straight toward Peter's sister, who is playing in the field unaware of the collision. Peter runs towards her and transforms into a metal being and snatches his sister up. Then the tractor hits him and explodes in the impact with his metallic body. Charles Xavier arrives and offers him to come to America to his school. Peter asks his parents and then accepts Xavier's offer. In Arizona, an Apache Indian is seen chasing a bison on the plain. He tackles the beast and suddenly is met by none other than Xavier who offers the man acceptance into his school. The man refuses the help of a white man since he has caused his people grief. Professor X tells him that maybe it is true what people say about the Apache's being selfish. This infuriates the man and he accepts Xavier's offer to prove those people wrong.

Chapter 2: "...And When There Was One!"

The group of mutants meet in the school and have been given new costumes designed by Reed Richards. They question Xavier on his reasons for bringing them all together like this. Xavier says he is waiting for the man who can explain it better to them. Then Scott Summers opens the door and enters the room. Cyclops announces that the X-Men have disappeared and the seven new mutants are needed to help find them.

See the rest of synopsis at:
marvel.wikia.com/wiki/Giant-Size_X-Men_Vol_1_1

Synopsis for "Call Him...Cyclops"
Cyclops demonstrates the extent of his mutant powers.

Synopsis for "I, the Iceman"
Iceman shows off what he can do with his powers.

Synopsis for "The Female of the Species!"
Marvel Girl demonstrates the many and varied uses of her powers, including a demonstration of he
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