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Asteroid M

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During the X-Men’s first fight with the Brotherhood, we also get to see the very first appearance of Magneto’s headquarters, Asteroid M. (X-Men #5) This is pretty significant because that chunk of rock is still part of the X-Men universe today. It will be seen time and time again over the next fifty years.

That space station is also one of the most interesting and modern looking pieces of technology I’ve seen so far in this series. I’m thankful that it doesn’t have some sort of giant M or giant horseshoe magnet on top of it. I’m a big fan of that panel above. As you’ll see below, artists go back to it quite often.

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