The issue took place in a period between a big fight with Mutant hunting robot from the future, Nimrod, and issue 211, which would begin the Mutant Massacre saga in the X-books and a few unaffiliated books (Thor and Power Pack, for reasons I do not understand).
|Can't tell you how much I miss an era where superheroes smoked|
I was not hanging onto this box out of romance or nostalgia. I planned to sell it on eBay. Or, rather, Jamie's been selling some of my stuff on eBay, and I was going to sell these issues off in lots of ten, but it just never happened, so... The good folks at Austin Books and Comics were able to take this off for my hands for in store credit.*