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X-Men (vol. 2) #41 (Feb. 1995):
“Dreams Die!”
by Fabian Nicieza, Andy Kubert, Ron Garney, Matt Ryan

X-Men (vol. 2) #41

Title: “Dreams Die!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Feb. 1995

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Fabian Nicieza
Art by: Andy Kubert, Ron Garney, Matt Ryan


48 characters in this story:

Character
(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
X-Men (founder); Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Magneto Magneto (Erik Magnus Lehnsherr) villain hero scientist
CBR Scale: S Jewish; Gypsy/Roma
X-Men; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 916
Legion Legion (David Haller) villain
CBR Scale: S Jewish; part Muslim
X-Men Marvel 59
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Protestant; mutant supremacist
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 8,371
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 5,233
Phoenix Jean Grey hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 1,905
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Archangel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,741
Storm Storm (Ororo Munroe) hero
CBR Scale: M Goddess worship
Morlocks (leader); The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 5,068
Rogue Rogue (Anna Marie) hero
CBR Scale: S Southern Baptist
X-Men; Brotherhood of Mutants Marvel 3,526
Cable Cable (Nathan Christopher Summers) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Askani (leader)
X-Men; The New Mutants (leader)...  Marvel 666
Gambit Gambit (Remy LeBeau) hero
CBR Scale: S Cajun Catholic
X-Men; Weapon X (Exiles)...  Marvel 954
Apocalypse Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur) villain
CBR Scale: M Clan Akkaba; Transhumanist / Social Darwinist
The Alliance of Evil (founder); Dark Riders (leader)...  Marvel 315
Psylocke Psylocke (Betsy Braddock) hero
CBR Scale: I Anglican
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel UK Marvel 772
Domino Domino (Neena Thurman) hero
CBR Scale: S Armajesuits (born into); Catholic (raised)
X-Force; X-Corporation... 
[Domino's mother leads the Armajesuits sect]
Marvel 314
Bishop Bishop (Lucas Bishop) villain hero
CBR Scale: S X-Men veneration (lapsed)
NYPD; X-Men...  Marvel 548
Lilandra Neramani Lilandra Neramani supporting character clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Shi'ar religion
Starjammers
[Majestrix (empress) of the Shi'ar Emperium]
Marvel 170
Gabrielle Haller Gabrielle Haller supporting character
CBR Scale: M Jewish
[mother of Charles Xavier's son David] Marvel 36
Eric the Red Eric the Red (Davan Shakari) villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Shi'ar religious sect: Crystal
Claws (leader)
Shi'ar Marvel 16
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 10,615
Banshee Banshee (Sean Cassidy)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
X-Men; Generation X (teacher)...  Marvel 1,340
Cannonball Cannonball (Sam Guthrie)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 831
Mirage Mirage (Danielle Moonstar)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Native American religion (Cheyenne) / Teutonic paganism
X-Men; The New Mutants...  Marvel 470
Boom Boom Boomer (Tabitha Smith)
(cameo)
hero
  X-Men; The New Mutants...  Marvel 314
Rictor Rictor (Julio Esteban Richter)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S LGBT
X-Factor Investigations; The New Mutants...  Marvel 211
White Queen White Queen (Emma Frost)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian (nominal); mutant supremacist
X-Men; Generation X (teacher)...  Marvel 3,409
X-Treme X-Treme (Adam Neramani)
(cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: R Shi'ar religion
Shi'ar; human
[half brother of Cyclops and Havok?]
Marvel 11
Jubilee Jubilee (Jubilation Lee)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
X-Men; The New Warriors...  Marvel 570
Husk Husk (Paige Guthrie)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Baptist
X-Men; Generation X...    242
M M (Monet St. Croix)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Muslim
X-Men; X-Factor Investigations...  Marvel 205
Chamber Chamber (Jonothon Starsmore)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Anglican
X-Men; The New Warriors...  Marvel 196
Penance Penance (Nicole and Claudette St. Croix)
(cameo)
hero
  Generation X; black
[twins; M's sisters]
Marvel 39
Hollow Penance
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: D empty shell
Generation X; Loners...  Marvel 83
Skin Skin (Angelo Espinosa)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
Generation X; Hispanic Marvel 137
Synch Synch (Everett Thomas)
(cameo)
hero
  Generation X; black Marvel 129
Strong Guy Strong Guy (Guido Carosella)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
X-Factor; X-Ternals Marvel 233
Siryn Siryn (Theresa Cassidy)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Catholic
X-Men; X-Factor Investigations...  Marvel 162
Shatterstar Shatterstar (Gaveedra-Seven)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Mojoworld televised combat
culture
The New Mutants; X-Force Marvel 173
Polaris Polaris (Lorna Dane)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
X-Men; X-Factor... 
[studied geophysics in college]
Marvel 464
Sabretooth Sabretooth (Victor Creed)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: I manifestly non-religious; future: Evangelical "born-again Christian"
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 610
Warpath Warpath (James Proudstar)
(cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Native American spirituality
(Apache)
X-Men; The New Mutants...  Marvel 340
Exodus Exodus (Bennet du Paris)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: S Catholic (lapsed); mutant supremacist worshipper of Magneto
Brotherhood of Mutants; The Marauders...  Marvel 102
Unuscione Unuscione (Carmella Unuscione)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist worshipper
of Magneto
The Marauders; The Acolytes... 
[daughter of Unus]
Marvel 46
Frenzy Frenzy (Joanna Cargill)
(cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist worshipper
of Magneto
X-Men; The Alliance of Evil...  Marvel 44
Lila Cheney Lila Cheney
(cameo)
hero
  X-Ternals
[leader of her own rock band]
Marvel 82
Javitz Javitz (Isaac Javitz)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: D mutant supremacist worshipper
of Magneto
The Acolytes Marvel 18
Milan (Francisco Milan)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: D mutant supremacist worshipper
of Magneto
The Acolytes Marvel 15
Reignfire Reignfire (Project Nineteen)
(cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Mutant Liberation Front Marvel 17

In this issue, the powerful mutant Legion goes back in time and attempts to kill Magneto. But Charles Xavier (incidentally, Legion's own father) intervened and sacrificed himself to save Magneto, his friend.

This caused an alteration in the timeline that resulted in the present being ruled by the powerful mutant despot Apocalypse. The alternative timeline was known as a the "Age of Apocalypse" and was central to a massive crossover event that incorporated all of Marvel's continuing X-Men titles. The various series were actually suspended for four months under their regular titles. Each series continued with issues one through four under a different title, focusing on their characters in the alternative timeline.

X-Men (volume 2) #41 continued the next month in Amazing X-Men #1. After four issues of Amazing X-Men, the regular timeline was finally restored and X-Men volume 2 continued with issue #42, with a cover date of July 1995.