Storm, Rogue, Jean Grey, and Jubilee were equal partners on the X-Men. They were just as important to the fight as Cyclops, Wolverine, Beast, and Gambit. Moreover, they got along as friends and allies. Their friendship gave a pint-sized version of me my first look at what a bawdy Brit group called the Spice Girls would soon coin “Girl Power.” That is, X-Men: The Animated Series proved that women could be strong, they could be smart, they could be beautiful, they could be different, and they could still all be friends.