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Colour Feature
The first page about X Bomber in this issue features a great close-up of the Dai-X, showing the nice weathering on its armour and the detail on the mask.
The second page has some good images of the enemies in the show, including what might be the best image of the Alliance space fortress that I've seen; pity that the right-hand side of it is cropped off however, otherwise it could've been useful for all sorts of things.

Pages 48 and 49 have a brilliant double-page illustration of Dai-X demolishing two Alliance astrofighter carriers with its fist and x-tracer by artist Masami Watanabe.
Quite a bit of the middle of the image disappears into the spine of the book, despite me opening it as far as it wanted to go and running six scans and photomerging the outputs to get as much of the image as I could.
Trying to open it any further would've damaged the book.

Following this is an advert for the Blitzkrieg Dai-X toy.

Manga
This instalment of the manga shows Lamia leaving X-Bomber in a fighter-like scout craft, perhaps to locate the whereabouts of The Skull.  The three pilots give chase in the Dai-X fighters; much as takes place in episode 5 of the show.

A blizzard causes the scoutship to crash land, and when Dai-X follows it down to the planet, they find Lamia strikingly imprisoned on a cross.

A battle then ensues between Dai-X and an ice monster.  The monster uses its lance and shield to defend itself before using its blizzard attack on the Dai-X.
I really like the idea of the monster firing the spikes from its head as missiles, which cause a momentary power surge on the Dai-X.
The missiles seem not to be entirely accurate and the Dai-X responds by dissecting the monster with a knifehand strike.

The pilots are able to rescue Lamia and return her to X-Bomber.

Scanning Remarks
This copy was in good condition, apart from some damage to the upper-right of the cover.
The comic pages have retained their contrast much better than previous issues.  They have the same pinkish paper as the other issues and the auto brightness mode was able to boost the contrast further in most cases, if not all.

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