Cover by Bryan Hitch & Paul Mounts
Cover Dated May 2005
There are several short stories in this issue but we’re only focusing on one of them –
“Talking About My Generation”
By Scott Lobdell & Alvin Lee
Inker Scott Hepburn
Colorist Gary Yeung
Letterer Dave Sharpe
UDON Chief Erik Ko
Most of the stories take place before the original crossover, except for the last one as it sets up the upcoming miniseries.
This story opens with Colossus sitting on his butt, as the X-Men fight Sentinels. He’s thinking about all he has ever known, is fighting.
I do like how Rogue and Sabretooth keep fighting on, as if they always expected Colossus to falter. Sunfire is there too, he’s also disappointed in Colossus. Rogue promises to have words with him, later.
Back home, Magneto is even more disappointed in Colossus. This is probably the most Colossus deals with the fact that his brother is a Horseman of Apocalypse.
Look at Shadowcat there! Why would you ever leave the house!?!
Colossus starts to unload his problems onto his common-law life. She’s ready to just leave and recommit themselves to having a family. Hopefully they don’t plan on moving to the Midwest.
Magneto arrives, he has a new goal for the couple. He wants them to start teaching the next generation of students.
There’s a story featuring Sabretooth. A character who gets plenty of attention in the pages of Exile.
Weapon X, Logan, gets a story, back when he had both hands.
The final story picks up with the bombs would be exploding at the end of X-Men Omega. The bombs were exploded overhead, so no one dies.
Issue ends with some nice pinups including –
Pin-up by Roger Cruz and J.D. Smith