A word about Candy Sothern. She's an old name from the classic X-Men days. I just love that. Anyway, she's Angel's girlfriend and she comes home to find him gone- apparently kidnapped. She just has time to inform Professor X about it before she becomes kidnapped herself. Well, maybe not just kidnapped.
The Professor immediately sends Nightcrawler to rescue Candy.
Why does Sebastian Shaw dress in 19th century style?
Because he's a billionaire and having that kind of dough, he can do anything he wants (well, nearly anything). Anyway, it seems that Shaw and his Hellfire Club have problems of their own.
The following panels show that Amanda Sefton, Nightcrawler's girlfriend, is a witch.
It explains why she is so comfortable with our devilish-looking X-Man. Sefton is also perfect for a cameo in a Dr. Strange comic; maybe it has already happened and I just don't know about it. Her being a witch also makes her really comfortable with Lockheed.
This discussion between Storm and Xavier sheds light on the differing roles between New Mutants and X-Men.
The X-Men are closing in on the now legendary Morlock tunnels.
The X-Men are attacked but it's just a bunch of street people. I"m really more worried about the street people.
We get a first glimpse of what could be considered the Morlock high command.
Sunder, Masque, and Callisto. Third girl from the left, Plague, is a photo bomber.
The X-Men continue to beat up on street people. So sad (nice panels though).
Eventually Storm will be able to successfully challenge Cyclops for leadership of the X-Men - the panels below show Ororo growing into that role.
Somehow even Kitty's phased form was not immune to Plague's touch. This is where Caliban comes in.
Soon the X-Men discover what happened to Angel.
The three remaining X-Men attack, of course, but there are a LOT of Morlocks.
Okay, Storm gets beaten by a slingshot. What?!
My theory about the panels below is that the Morlocks, being mutants, somebody used some kind of power to knock Peter out.