Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Uncanny X-Men #512 Spoilers

Spoilers: Beast and the X-Club prepare to travel back in time in 1906 to investigate the birth of the mutant race, more precisely to gather genetic material from Dr. Nemesis' parents. Angel and Psylocke soon join them, and Betsy explains that she has regained some degree of telepathy. In 1906, Dr. Nicola Bradley - Nemesis' father - works on a generator-battery, when Hellfire Club guards break into his house in order to steal the device. Nicola and his wife - Catherine - manage to escape. At the Hellfire Club, Cornelius Shaw - Sebastian Shaw's grandfather - is furious at his guards' failure. It's explained that their sensitives foresaw possible evolutionary outbreakes. Their goal is to preserve mankind. This is why they needed the gadget, to activate the first Sentinel - built to fight this new race of mutants. Meanwhile, Nicola finally finishes the generator-battery he's been working on, and Catherine tells him she's pregnant. After a first failed attempt, the X-Club decide to split into two groups to approach both the Bradleys independently. Later, Catherine is attacked by Hellfire guards inside her house, but Angel, Kavita and Dr. Takiguchi rescue her. Dr. Nemesis takes a blood sample from his mother and reveals that she will die during the childbirth. In the meantime, Cornelius and his peers finally get ahold of the device after capturing Nicola. Shortly after, Beast, Psylocke and Madison Jeffries reach the Hellfire Club, but the Sentinel is finally activated, and it starts chasing them. Warren becomes Archangel and flies with Betsy, so they can ambush the Sentinel's pilots. Madison overloads the generator-battery inside the Sentinel with as much electricity as possible until it explodes. As the great San Francisco earthquake begins to destroy the city, a sharp debris from the Sentinel crosses Nicola's body, killing him. Nemesis takes a blood sample from him and orders his mother to bury both samples in the Golden Gate Park, as the time warp device wouldn't allow genetic material from others, other than the X-Club members, to return to the present. Upon returning to the present, the X-Club finds out Catherine has buried the samples at the exact location the Dreaming Celestial statue stands in. Next: Utopia.

Notes: In Uncanny X-Men #500, the High Evolutionary removed a specific item from the Dreaming Celestial's head through a process Magneto refers to as a lobotomy. Later, in Uncanny X-Men #507, the object is used in an experiment on Magneto which appears to restore his mutant gene. Could it be the blood samples from the Bradley couple? Also, Psylocke doesn't show up in Utopia #1, so I'll post spoilers for it later, k? :D

15 comments:

FSaker said...

If I'm not mistaken, she does show up in Utopia. I haven't read the issue myself, but in the preview pages, she's clearly behind and to the left (or right) of Colossus. It's sad that it seems to be her only appearance in the whole issue, though.

Uncanny X-Men #512 seems to be great! It's nice to see how it brings small details from previous issues together. But it's too bad the blood samples ended up in the hands of another group...

Anonymous said...

I haven't picked up my issue yet, how did the suggestion powers play out? What was her reaction to Warren turning into Archangel?

FSaker said...

Yup, I just checked Utopia's sixth preview page again. Betsy is between Onyxx and Colossus, next to Dr. Yuriko Takiguchi (a.k.a. "Japanese Guy").

Such a shame she's not very visible, though...

luckystar said...

Suggestion power is just telephaty. Betsy didn't really react to Warren becoming Archangel LOL It was like normal. This issue was mostly about Dr. Nemesis' parents and the Hellfire Club. There's not much X-Club. Betsy finally hits someone with her psy-knife though. :D

And FSaker, you have a very good eye. LOL but she doesn't show up anymore. Neither does Wolverine or some other X-Men. It was mostly about the kids and rogue mutants causing riotes everywhere.

Giles said...

LuckyStar: "Betsy didn't really react to Warren becoming Archangel LOL It was like normal.

I suspected that much; I've said it before - I think that Betsy must have been keeping tabs on her home dimension with the help of the Crystal P. computers. Off panel, of course. I wonder what other secrets that she knows off.....;)

Anonymous said...

When will the scans be up?

luckystar said...

As soon as someone upload the scans. I'll post it when I get back from college. :D

Askanipsion said...

Did she use her "telepathy" in the issue at all?

Josh said...

Did Psylocke use her tk any?

I didn't realize this came out today so I missed it when I got my comics. :(

centurion said...

I usually get my issues of Uncanny through the Marvel subscription service, so it will be a while before I get to read any of the material first hand. Based on the previews, I am excited, though

luckystar said...

No she didn't use any TK. and Yes she did use telepathy as psi-knife and as masking their looks in the past. LOL

Anonymous said...

It doesnt look like she can fly anymore.

Anonymous said...

Apparently her eyes were glowing pink? I can't wait for a scan of that:D

Anonymous said...

I like that she is not a flyer anymore, it was always strange to see her flying.

Askanipsion said...

Yay telepathy power ACTIVATE!!