Blink Cameos (Updated 10/9/98)
The most recent Blink sighting is one I found in an older source; the
"Ultimate Edition" trade paperback for the Astonishing X-Men. As you
might already know, at the end of the AoA, Marvel issued gold foil covered
trade paperbacks containing the four issues of the AoA titles. What you
may not have known, is that this book has an extra; a Blink sketch by her
creator, Joe Madureira!
Found and scanned by Yours truely in an attempt to keep you up to date!
Sightings found or confirmed via the Sightings page
- Uncanny X-Men 350
- In celebrating the 350th issue of the Uncanny X-Men, it is appropriate
that they would feature Blink! As Psylocke wanders through a room
containing what Magneto refers to as "fallen ones", there is a statue of
AoA Blink! This cameo is no doubt courtesy of Joe Madureira, longtime
Thanx to Dark Claw, Lotsota, and Angela Twohig for pointing out the
biggest Blink story yet this year to me.
- What If 77
- This issue, called "The Age of Xavier", explores the resulting world
if Legion had actually killed Magneto in the Legion Quest preceding the
AoA. Blink made a cameo, albeit hard to recognize due to the drawing
Thanx to firstname.lastname@example.org for the confrim.
- Wizard Magazine #72
- There is a Blink poster in Wizard #72, a popular comic collecting mag
which has shown a Blink-friendly editorial policy in the past. In the same
iss, Blink is the #1 action figure they'd like to see.
Here's a scan of that poster.
- X-Men: The Animated Series - Two episodes
- Blink was in an episode called "One Man's Worth - Part 1" in which
Nimrod sends Fitzroy into the past after Xavier, and Shard and Bishop must
try to fend off an AoA like world. Blink was supposedly a cameo in one of
the alternate reality shots.
Thanx to email@example.com for the confirm. He says that it's a very small
shot, and that it is accompanied by cameos from other AoA'ers.
Blink also appeared in an episode called "Bloodlines". Human-mutant
tensions had gotten so bad that the national guard had to escort students
to school, and Blink was one of the lucky students ;). It was not a combat
role, but she is one of very few GenX'ers to appear on that show.
- What If 79
- Blink appeared on page 17 second bar of this issue entitled "What if
Storm had the power of Phoenix?". It was just a cameo, and her face was
blue rather than lavender!
Sightings I found myself
Return to the chronology.
- X-Men 56
On-slaughter continues in X-Men 56, we see Onslaught sucking the
brain of Nate Grey for memories of the AoA! And who should
show up in his head but ... Blink! Now why would the Marvel writers want to
keep in practice drawing Blink?
- X-Men Chronicles 1
- This AoA edition of X-Men Unlimited had a Blink pic in the
picture gallery in the back.
- What If 81
- "What if the Age if Apocalypse had continued?" Blink's picture is on
the cover, and her name is mentioned once ("Blink's portal has let us
launch the attack..." or something to that effect)
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