In a similar way to how Peter’s mutant powers …

In a similar way to how Peter’s mutant powers were forced on after he got injured during Mutant Massacre, we see here that Kitty is struggling with the exact same condition after becoming corporeal again. Her natural state is now her phased mutant state, and she’s got to concentrate really hard to become normal again. And also, it’s a really good thing that I’m meticulously documenting the whole history of the X-Men here, because it allows me to call BULLSHIT when there’s a retcon like this. We all remember that when Kitty arrived at the school, she was dressed to fuck that place’s shit up!!! (Excalibur: The Sword is Drawn – April 1988)