It's time to face facts, true believers – the '90s were awesome. The pouches were plentiful, the costumes were impractical, and Marvel Universe dentists made a fortune correcting damages caused by perpetually gritted teeth. Thanks to the power of nostalgia, though, what would once be considered extremely embarrassing can now be called extremely awesome!
With that in mind, we've pulled a Marvel comic from the not-so-modern era and broken it down, one fresh fact at a time! This week we're singling out NEW MUTANTS #98 by Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza. Here's "The Beginning of the End" by the numbers!
3907 minutes pass from the first page to the last — 8:22 AM on December 3 to 1:29 AM on December 6
41 visible books in the X-Mansion library, most likely all ruined by that BWOMPOOM
20 visible pouches, compartments, and capsules on Deadpool’s costume
5 potential recruits quickly dismissed by Cable
5 visible pouches on Domino’s belt — and 3 knives in Deadpool’s back
4 questions asked by Boom Boom in 1 panel
1 goodbye letter