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Uncanny X-Men (1963) - #229
"Down Under"

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Marc Silvestri

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Cover Date: May 1988
Cover Price: US $ 1.00

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Uncanny X-Men (1963) #229 Newsstand Edition

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After a bank robbery in Hong Kong the X-Men fight and defeat the Reavers, a gang of cyborgs, and claim their headquarters in the Australian outback as their own. Roma gives the X-Men the Siege Perilious and also reveals that since their resurrection they are invisible to anything but the naked eye.

Reprinted/Collected in:
40 Years of X-Men (2005) DVD-ROM
Essential X-Men (1999) TPB vol. 08
Essential X-Men (1999) TPB vol. 08 (Second Edition)
Ryhmä-X / X-Men (1984) 1991-04
X-Men (Portuguese) (1988) #40
X-Men: Inferno Prologue (2014) HC

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