Storm's origin AND Lilandra's first REAL appearance close out 1976 in "X-Men" #102
(December 1976) written by Chris Claremont, penciled by Dave Cockrum, inks by Sam Grainger, colors by Michele Wrightson; Storm origin penciled by John Romita, Sr., supporting story illustrated by John Bolton, colors by Glynis Oliver.
*Wolverine back cover
*Juggernaut, facing the new X-Men for the first time, asks who will stop him (spoiler: he finds out)
*Banshee and Black Tom work out some family mutant Irish shit. I'm *ok* w Banshee (Siryn's more my speed), but Black Tom annoys the piss outta me.
*Baby Storm in Harlem w her parents!!
*Baby Storm, after an accident that kills her parents, gets trapped in rubble in Cairo, triggering her lifelong claustrophobia.
*Ororo gets free, is taken in by Achmed El-Gibar, becomes master adolescent thief (until her mutation turns her into a weather "goddess")
*i don't care what the canon says, this is the first REAL appearance of Lilandra. Before she was just an ink blot, a Rorschach's test.
*Colossus lays out Juggernaut, answering his question from Panel 2.
*Wolverine in 1976 Times Square.
*original cover, reprinted in "Classic X-Men" #10
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