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Subj: Re: Jean Grey is the age of the X-Men
Posted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 at 06:12:26 am EDT (Viewed 69 times)
Reply Subj: Jean Grey is the age of the X-Men
Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 at 11:33:50 pm EDT (Viewed 87 times)
Quote:She's always been considered the first X-Men. You age her, and you age the franchise considerably. I think that's why they've been aging her and reducing her age and everything.
No, Jean was not considered the first X-Man before the retcons that began with her origin story in Bizarre Adventures #27 (published in 1981 a few months after the death of Dark Phoenix in UXM #137). Originally Scott was the first X-Man (as revealed in X-Men vol. 1 #39) and Jean was the last of the original five do join, in X-Men vol. 1 #1 (here the other four were already X-Men when the story began).