1 Work in X-Men Reverse Bang
The year is 1954.
The first mass vaccination of children for polio begins in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
American officials announce that a hydrogen bomb test has been conducted on the island of Bikini Atoll.
In Vietnam, the First Indochina War draws to a close, leaving chaos in its wake that will result in yet another war, while in America, Senator Jospeh McCarthy begins hearings investigating the US Army for being 'soft' on Communism.
In New York City, surgical resident and Korean War veteran Charles Xavier is feeling increasingly disconnected from the world around him, save for the children that he helps treat. All of this changes with the arrival of a nameless man pulled out of the Hudson, whom Charles finds himself increasingly drawn to.
There's just one problem. He's in a coma, and knows Charles only as the mysterious and irritating force who helps to calm his dreams.
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