X-MEN UNLIMITED #8 (1994): 1st Bolt

This issue introduces a new mutant named Bolt, who joins the team. He’s basically Black Lightning, only he’s white.

The story is pretty standard X-Men stuff: Kid’s abilities manifest in his teens. They’re out of control. The X-team arrives and recruits him.

But after he starts mastering his powers, he learns he has the Legacy Virus, so he quits the X-Men and goes home and then gets a girlfriend.

Not a bad issue. Howard Mackie’s run on this title is pretty good.

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