It’s Christmas. And Kitty is Jewish, so when everyone else goes to visit loved ones, she stays at the mansion.
Whodathunk one of the best comic books about Christmas would focus on a Jew? Because she’s a heathen, Kitty has no place to go.
As they’re leaving, there are some nice character moments…
…And Kitty’s first kiss with Colossus…
After they all go, she learns she’s not alone in the mansion…
It’s a demon that looks like a brood.
After a terrific battle, Kitty destroys it–with the jet of the Blackbird.
It’s a simple story, but one of the greatest single issue comics of all time.
I love how Byrne draws her face getting increasingly proud of herself.
It was named one of the best stories of the 1980s by a very reputable site. A wonderful story with an absolutely perfect wrap-up ending (above). In fact, it is one of the 100 best single-issue stories of all time, according to this objectively accurate list.