Some 20 years ago (I feel old: we are talking the first half of the 90s) I was reading (in italian translation, so probably we were lagging some years with respect to the original publication dates) two (or maybe they are the same storyline?) XMen stories which I was never able to read completely. Today I finally realized that scifi.SE could do the magic :-) I have searched around but have been unable to identify the storyline: I am probably using the wrong keywords...
I remember very clearly the following aspects:
- the XMen were trapped and were being kept in a sort of alternate reality, hallucinated or something like that. They were in 19th century dresses, maybe in the far west style? and I am not sure but maybe in this illusionary reality Scott was without glasses. They had been trapped by some clan of villains (usual stuff for xmen :-) )
- Wolverine was free and started to rescue them starting from the basement of the building. I remember the following scene: two armed guards are surprised by Wolverine and he tells to one of the (scared) guards something along the lines "I know what you're thinking, he's alone and far, I'm armed..." Obviously he then proceeds to dispose of him.
- At some point, but I am not sure if in the same storyline, Wolverine had been infected by some kind of... something, which had left his skin all criss-crossed, self healing powers notwithstanding.
Am I recalling an existing story (-ies) or my memory has made it all up?