(February 1993)

Marvel, 1993 Series
 
Volume:
1
Price:
12.95 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
ISBN:
0-87135-964-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978087135064351295
Editing:
Tom Brevoort
Format:
7" x 10"; perfect bound; color cover; color interior; white paper

Issue Notes

Cover title is "The Uncanny X-Men Masterworks."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman ?; Sol Brodsky ?; Frank Giacoia ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [Professor X; The Angel; The Beast; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman]; Magneto
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Disputed inker credit:
1. Sol Brodsky, from The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981), The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Olshevsky 1987), and Official Index to the Marvel Universe (Vandal et al. 2009), and per Nick Caputo, Bob Ford, and this site’s original indexer;
2. Frank Giacoia per Carl Gafford;
3. Paul Reinman per Steve Whitaker.

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[Blank Pages] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, inside back cover, and interior page #3 are blank.

The Uncanny X-Men Masterworks (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Title page with cover logo and other text, but no illustration.

Credits (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Professor X

Indexer Notes

List of credits and indicia. Figure of Professor X may be original.

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The Angel

Indexer Notes

Table of contents with a small illustration of The Angel, apparently taken from this issue.

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The X-Men (cameo); Magneto

Indexer Notes

Stan discusses the stories reprinted in the issue. Two small illustrations. Magneto one is from page 13 of "Trapped: One X-Men!" (page 111 of this issue.)

[The X-Men] (Table of Contents)

The X-Men / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [The Angel, The Beast, Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Iceman; Professor X]

Indexer Notes

Edited panel reprinted from page four of "Beware the Blob!" (page 53 in this issue) with no text.

[Cover - The X-Men #1] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky ?; Frank Giacoia ?; Paul Reinman ? (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [Professor X; The Angel; The Beast; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman]; Magneto
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Disputed inker credit:
1. Sol Brodsky, from The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981), The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Olshevsky 1987), and Official Index to the Marvel Universe (Vandal et al. 2009), and per Nick Caputo, Bob Ford, and this site’s original indexer;
2. Frank Giacoia per Carl Gafford;
3. Paul Reinman per Steve Whitaker.

X-Men (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-401

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [Professor Charles Xavier (first appearance); Cyclops (first appearance); The Beast (first appearance); The Angel (first appearance); Iceman (first appearance); Marvel Girl [Jean Grey] (first appearance)]; Magneto (first appearance)
Synopsis:
After a day of training and then meeting Jean Grey, a new student at Professor X's school, the X-Men go on their first assignment--stopping a mutant named Magneto from talking over an Air Force base.
Reprints:

[Cover - The X-Men #2] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [Professor X; The Angel; The Beast; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman]; The Vanisher
Reprints:

No One Can Stop the Vanisher (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [Professor X; The Angel; The Beast; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman]; The Vanisher (first appearance): Special Agent Fred Duncan
Synopsis:
The X-Men face a new foe: The Vanisher!
Reprints:

[Cover - The X-Men #3] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [The Angel; The Beast; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman]; The Blob
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Disputed inker credit--Sol Brodsky from The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981) and The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Olshevsky 1987), with Nick Caputo, Bob Ford, this site’s original indexer, and Official Index to the Marvel Universe (Vandal et al. 2009) concurring; Paul Reinman per Steve Whitaker; Frank Giacoia per Carl Gafford.

Beware of the Blob! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [Professor X; The Angel; The Beast; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman]; The Blob (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Professor X detects a new mutant and sends the X-Men to investigate. They arrive at a carnival and encounter the Blob, a very fat sideshow attraction who can bounce bullets off of his malleable hide as well as anchor himself to the earth and become immovable. The X-Men bring him back to the mansion as a potential member but the Blob spurns their invitation and returns to the carnival. Realizing that the Blob knows their secret, the X-Men lure him back to the mansion where Xavier wipes his memory.
Reprints:

[Cover - The X-Men #4] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; The Angel; Iceman; The Beast]; The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Mastermind; Magneto; The Toad; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Disputed inker credit--George Roussos per Carl Gafford and Nick Caputo; Paul Reinman from The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981) and The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Olshevsky 1987), with this site’s original indexer concurring.

The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-607

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [Professor X; The Angel; The Beast; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman]; The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Mastermind; Magneto; The Toad; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch]
Synopsis:
Magneto and his new Brotherhood of Evil Mutants steal a freighter and use it to take over the South American nation of Santo Marco. The X-Men invade and take the country back. Xavier is caught in an explosion and loses his mental powers.
Reprints:

[Cover - The X-Men #5] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman; Marie Severin (Angel alterations)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; The Angel; Iceman; The Beast]; The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Magneto; The Toad; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Mastermind]
Reprints:

Trapped: One X-Man! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-668

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; The Angel; Iceman; The Beast]; John Grey; Elaine Grey; The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Magneto; The Toad; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Mastermind]
Synopsis:
With Xavier's mental powers gone, the X-Men try to decide how they will function without his leadership. Trying to ferret out the X-Men, Magneto has the Toad enter a track meet where he leaps to victory. With the crowd turning hostile due to the Toad's amazing abilities, the X-Men arrive on the scene to capture him. Magneto snags the Angel and whisks him away to Asteroid M. In an attempt to trade the Toad for the Angel, the X-Men arrive on Asteroid M where they battle the Brotherhood once again. On their safe return to earth, Xavier reveals that his power loss was a ruse to test his students.
Reprints:

["It became a legend..."] (Table of Contents)

The X-Men / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
(various)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Teaser for this issue. Small reproductions of the covers to The X-Men #2, #3, #4, and #5.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. [Blank Pages]
  3. 2. The Uncanny X-Men Masterworks
  4. 3. Credits
  5. 4. Contents
  6. 5. Introduction
  7. 6. [The X-Men]
    The X-Men
  8. 7. [Cover - The X-Men #1]
    X-Men
  9. 8. X-Men
    X-Men
  10. 9. [Cover - The X-Men #2]
    X-Men
  11. 10. No One Can Stop the Vanisher
    X-Men
  12. 11. [Cover - The X-Men #3]
    X-Men
  13. 12. Beware of the Blob!
    X-Men
  14. 13. [Cover - The X-Men #4]
    X-Men
  15. 14. The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants!
    X-Men
  16. 15. [Cover - The X-Men #5]
    X-Men
  17. 16. Trapped: One X-Man!
    X-Men
  18. 17. ["It became a legend..."]
    The X-Men
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