Also, FWIW, while the A+X series is far from the greatest thing Marvel ever produced, if you’re new to the universe, these are a very fun, easy, and enjoyable way to acquaint yourself with popular characters as well as their personalities and quirks.
The original John Byrne-written and drawn sequence from FANTASTIC FOUR #286 revealing how the Phoenix became Jean Grey, along with some comparisons to the published pages, rescripted by Jim Shooter and Chris Claremont and redrawn and modified by Jackson Guice. Some of these came from Ferran Delgado’s blog.
On February 12, 2007, I pitched my pal, Nelson Minar, on an idea for a web service we could build that would make it easy for people to setup their own mini-site where they could post random bits of text, photos, etc.
In retrospect, I realize that it probably never would have gotten much traction with casual users, but, hey, who knows?