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(Uncanny X-Men #145) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Doom; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Angel; Nightcrawler
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Indexer Notes

Sources for colors credit are The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981) and The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Ward 1994).

Kidnapped! (Uncanny X-Men #145) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (loose pencils in blue); Joe Rubinstein (finished art)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men [Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Angel; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Cyclops; Beast; Iceman; Polaris; Havok; Banshee; Lee Forrester; Stevie Hunter; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Arcade; Miss Locke; CAMEOS: Amanda Sefton; Moira MacTaggert; John Grey; Elaine Grey; Illyana Rasputin
Synopsis:
Dr. Doom has captured Arcade; In response, Miss Locke kidnaps the X-Men's loved ones in order to compel them to help rescue her boss; Xavier calls in Havok, Polaris and Iceman to assist; Storm, Wolvie, Colossus, Angel and Nightcrawler try to infiltrate Castle Doom (well, the temporary Castle Doom in upstate New York) while the rest head off to Murderworld; Storm is wined and dined by Victor while her comrades fight their way in; Arcade joins them, more as a guest than a prisoner; When Doom is attacked, he encases Storm in metal and then turns his attention on the rest of the team.
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Indexer Notes

Dave Cockrum reports 2006 that "I did loose pencils in blue. Editor Ann Nocenti referred to them as 'shakedowns'. But everything was there." After being deposed from Latveria in Fantastic Four #200, Doom has set up shop in the medieval castle Toad was running as an amusement park in Marvel Team-Up #68.

X-Men vs. Murderworld (Guess Who Wins?) (Uncanny X-Men #146) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Letters:
Irving Watanabe
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Havok; Polaris; Banshee; Iceman; Arcade
Reprints:

Murderworld! (Uncanny X-Men #146) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (loose blue pencils); Joe Rubinstein (finished art)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men [Storm; Wolverine; Angel; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Cyclops; Iceman; Havok; Polaris; Banshee; Lee Forrester; Moira MacTaggert; Illyana Rasputin; Stevie Hunter; Amanda Sefton; Candy Southern; John Grey; Elaine Grey; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Arcade; Miss Locke; Storm Robot
Synopsis:
At Doom's castle, the captured X-Men are placed in deadly traps from which there is only one way of escape; Storm, who has been encased in metal, begins to freak out due to her claustrophobia and causes a massive storm outside; Meanwhile, Havok, Polaris, Iceman and Banshee are battling their way through Murderworld in a bid to free the X-Men's friends and family.
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Indexer Notes

Dave Cockrum reports 2006 that "I did loose pencils in blue. Editor Ann Nocenti referred to them as 'shakedowns'. But everything was there."

Rogue Storm! (Uncanny X-Men #147) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski; Typeset
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Doom; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Angel; Nightcrawler
Reprints:

Rogue Storm! (Uncanny X-Men #147) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski [as Orz]
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men [Storm; Wolverine (Origin; Details); Angel; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Arcade; Miss Locke; Storm Robot; CAMEO FLASHBACK: James MacDonald Hudson; Heather Hudson; CAMEOS: Cyclops; Lee Forrester
Synopsis:
Wolvie, Nightcrawler, Colossus and Angel each escape from the deadly trap set for them by Dr. Doom; They confront the villain and Wolverine forces him to release Storm from the metal sheath in which her body has been encased; Storm, suffering from her extreme claustrophobia, emerges as a power mad goddess who starts ripping everything up with her elemental power; Her friends are able to talk her down and return her to normal; Dr. Doom, creep that he is, hits on Storm and she, surprisingly, doesn't completely shoot him down.
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Shadow of Death! (Uncanny X-Men #148) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Letters:
Dan Crespi; Typeset
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kitty Pryde; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Storm; Dazzler; Caliban
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Cry, Mutant! (Uncanny X-Men #148) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (loose blue pencils); Joe Rubinstein (finished art)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Letters:
Janice Chiang
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Angel; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Dazzler; Banshee; Siryn; Moira Mac Taggert; Illyana Rasputin; Cyclops; Lee Forrester; Stevie Hunter; Caliban (Introduction); Magneto (cameo)
Synopsis:
Angel leaves the X-Men because he doesn't like Wolverine. Banshee discovers Siryn is his daughter. During a girls night out, Caliban tries to kidnap Kitty. Cyclops and Lee arrive at Magneto's ocean fortress.
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Indexer Notes

Interior art information provided 2006 by Dave Cockrum.
Magneto seems to be living in something similar to the Lovecraftian sunken island/city of R'Lyeh.

And the Dead Shall Bury the Living! (Uncanny X-Men #149) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Garokk; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde
Reprints:

And the Dead Shall Bury the Living! (Uncanny X-Men #149) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (loose blue pencils); Joe Rubinstein (finished art)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Letters:
Janice Chiang
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Cyclops; Lee Forrester; VILLAINS: Magneto; Garokk; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Angel; Iceman; Beast; Jean Grey; Mastermind; Toad; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Mutant Alpha; Erik the Red
Synopsis:
Kitty designs a new costume; The X-Men investigate Magneto's old base and run into a deformed Garokk.
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Indexer Notes

Note 1: Dave Cockrum reports 2006 that "I did loose pencils in blue. Editor Ann Nocenti referred to them as 'shakedowns'. But everything was there."

Note 2: Magneto seems to be living in something similar to the Lovecraftian sunken island/city of R'Lyeh.

X-Men vs. Magneto! (Uncanny X-Men #150) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Letters:
Dan Crespi
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Storm; Kitty Pryde; Magneto
Reprints:

I, Magneto... (Uncanny X-Men #150) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (loose blue pencils); Joe Rubinstein (finished art); Bob Wiacek (finished art)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (pages 1-22); Bob Wiacek (pages 23-48)
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski (pages 1-36); Jean Simek (pages 37-48)
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Carol Danvers [Ms. Marvel]; Lee Forrester; Moira MacTaggert; Peter Corbeau; VILLAIN: Magneto (Origin); CAMEO FLASHBACK: Phoenix [Jean Grey]
Synopsis:
The X-Men find Cyclops and Lee at Magneto's ocean base; Cyclops re-joins; Battle royale with Magneto; Kitty performs a Jedi mind trick.
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Indexer Notes

Note 1: Inker and letterer page credits added 2005 by Steven Tice.

Note 2: Dave Cockrum reports 2006 that "I did loose pencils in blue. Editor Ann Nocenti referred to them as 'shakedowns'. But everything was there."

Note 3: Magneto seems to be living in something similar to the Lovecraftian sunken island/city of R'Lyeh.

The Day Kitty Pryde Leaves the X-Men, Is the Day the X-Men Fall! (Uncanny X-Men #151) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Colossus; Wolverine; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde
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X-Men Minus One! (Uncanny X-Men #151) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Jim Sherman (pages 1-6, 8-12); Bob McLeod (pages 20-21); Jim Sherman (pages 7, 13-19); Bob McLeod (pages 7, 13-19)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (pages 1-16); Bob McLeod (pages 17-21)
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski (pages 1-18); Janice Chiang (pages 19-21, uncredited)
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUEST: Amanda Sefton; VILLAINS: Hellfire Club [White Queen [Emma Frost]; Sebastian Shaw; Tessa; Techno; Sentinels]; Hellfire Knights [Harvey; Janet]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Phoenix [Jean Grey]; David Munroe; N'Dare Munroe
Synopsis:
Kitty's parents enroll her in the Massachusetts Academy; White Queen and Storm switch bodies.
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Keywords:
Massachusetts Academy; Xavier's School for Gifted Youngers

Indexer Notes

Letterer page information added 2005 by Steven Tice. Art credits provided by Bob McLeod and added 2006 by Steven Tice. Pages numbers are actual story pages. Note from Bob: "[Sherman] had done layouts for many of the pages, and I used parts of them and redrew parts of them, and he finished certain panels, so we both actually pencilled certain pages."

(Uncanny X-Men #152) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob McLeod (signed)
Inks:
Bob McLeod (signed)
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Storm; White Queen; Professor X; Cyclops; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde
Reprints:

The Hellfire Gambit (Uncanny X-Men #152) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Bob McLeod
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Amanda Sefton; Stevie Hunter; VILLAINS: White Queen [Emma Frost]; Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Hellfire Soldiers (Including Wade Cole, Later of the Reavers)
Synopsis:
Storm and the White Queen duke it out in each others bodies; X-Men vs. Hellfire Club; Xavier "convinces" Kitty's parents to let her stay at his school.
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And Now for Something Completely Different! (Uncanny X-Men #153) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Letters:
Jim Novak
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kitty Pryde; Lockheed; The True Love [Colossus]; The Genie [Storm]; Bamf [Nightcrawler]; The Fiend With No Name [Wolverine]
Reprints:

Kitty's Fairy Tale (Uncanny X-Men #153) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (loose blue pencils); Joe Rubinstein (finished art)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde;] GUESTS: Illyana Rasputin; Carol Danvers [Ms. Marvel]; Story Characters [Pirate Kitty; The True Love [Colossus]; The Noble Prince [Cyclops]; The Wizard [Professor X]; The Genie [Storm]; Bamf [Nightcrawler]; The Fiend With No Name [Wolverine]; Lockheed the Dragon; The Enchanted Princess [Jean Grey]]
Synopsis:
Kitty tells Illyana a fairy tale using the X-Men as a character base.
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Indexer Notes

Dave Cockrum reports 2006 that "I did loose pencils in blue. Editor Ann Nocenti referred to them as 'shakedowns'. But everything was there." Illyana's Fairy Tale is in X-Men Annual #8; Lockheed the Dragon (patterned after the X-Men's plane) pre-dates the 1st appearance of the real Lockheed. Nightcrawler travels to an alternate dimension inhabited by the characters in this fairy tale in Nightcrawler (Marvel, 1985 series) #3.

(Uncanny X-Men #154) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Storm; Corsair; Sidrian Hunters
Reprints:

Reunion (Uncanny X-Men #154) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (loose blue pencils); Bob Wiacek (finished art); Joe Rubinstein (finished art)
Inks:
Bob Wiacek (pages 1-15); Joe Rubinstein (pages 16-30)
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops (Origin); Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Corsair (Origin); Carol Danvers [Ms. Marvel]; Illyana Rasputin; Lilandra; VILLAINS: The Sidrian Hunters (1st & Death); CAMEO FLASHBACK: Hepzibah; Raza; Ch'od; Anne Summers; Lilandra; Shi'ar
Synopsis:
Corsair comes to Earth seeking the X-Men's help; Corsair is Cyclops' father.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker page credits added 2005 by Steven Tice. Dave Cockrum reports 2006 that "I did loose pencils in blue. Editor Ann Nocenti referred to them as 'shakedowns'. But everything was there."

(Uncanny X-Men #155) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Corsair; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Tigra
Reprints:

First Blood (Uncanny X-Men #155) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (loose blue pencils); Bob Wiacek (finished art)
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Tigra; Corsair; Shi'ar; Lord Chancellor Araki; Lord Samedar; VILLAINS: Deathbird; The Brood (1st); CAMEOS: Kitty as Darth Vader; Lilandra; Gladiator; Starbolt; Edwin Jarvis
Synopsis:
Cyclops has a hard time dealing with the fact that Corsair is his father; The X-Men are abducted by the Shi'ar and told that Lilandra has been abducted by terrorists; They are given 24 hours to find her or the Shi'ar will take matters into their own hands; Kitty and Kurt are left on their ship as hostages; The X-Men go to the Avengers for help but only find Tigra in residence; Our heroes battle Deathbird and the Brood through the new IBM complex for Lilandra's freedom; The villains take off in a spaceship and, in the ensuing rubble, the X-Men find Colossus with a spike through his chest.
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Indexer Notes

Dave Cockrum reports 2006 that "I did loose pencils in blue. Editor Ann Nocenti referred to them as 'shakedowns'. But everything was there."

Enter-- The Starjammers! (Uncanny X-Men #156) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Letters:
Jim Novak
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Corsair; Hepzibah; Raza; Ch'od; Cyclops; Storm
Reprints:

Pursuit! (Uncanny X-Men #156) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Letters:
Janice Chiang
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops (Origin); Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Tigra; Lilandra; Starjammers [Corsair (Origin); Hepzibah; Raza; Ch'od; Sikorsky]; Lord Chancellor Araki; VILLAINS: Deathbird; Brood; Lord Samedar; CAMEO FLASHBACK: D'Ken; Alex Summers [Havok] (origin); Katherine Ann Summers (Death)
Synopsis:
Colossus is close to death as the police show up to arrest the X-Men for the destruction of the IBM building; The Starjammers arrive and whisk the X-Men out of their current mess; Sikorsky heals Colossus; Captured by Deathbird, Xavier is reunited with Lilandra but starts having creepy Brood dreams; Corsair tells Cyclops the story of how he survived the plane crash that orphaned Scott and Alex; The X-Men and Starjammers invade the living Brood ship and rescue Xavier and Lilandra but can't contact Chancellor Araki to tell him not to invade Earth.
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(Uncanny X-Men #157) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Letters:
Ron Zalme
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phoenix [Kitty Pryde]; Lilandra; Gladiator; Starbolt; Shi'ar
Reprints:

Hide-'N'-Seek! (Uncanny X-Men #157) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (loose blue pencils); Bob Wiacek (finished art)
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Letters:
Janice Chiang
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde [also as Phoenix]]; GUESTS: Lilandra; Gladiator; Imperial Guard [Starbolt; Oracle; Warstar; Fang; Hussar; Quasar]; Starjammers [Corsair; Hepzibah; Raza; Ch'od; Sikorsky]; Lord Chancellor Araki; VILLAINS: Deathbird; Brood; Lord Samedar
Synopsis:
The X-Men and Starjammers race to try and repair their ship in time to contact Chancellor Araki and tell him they have rescued Lilandra so he doesn't have to destroy the Earth; Little do they know that Samedar, a secret ally of Deathbird's, has killed Araki and plans on blowing up the planet anyway; Xavier tries to telepathically contact Kurt and Kitty who are on the Shi'ar ship but slips into a Brood induced coma; In order to delay Samedar's explosive plans, Kitty runs around the ship impersonating Dark Phoenix to spread fear and confusion among the Shi'ar.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dave Cockrum reports 2006 that "I did loose pencils in blue. Editor Ann Nocenti referred to them as 'shakedowns'. But everything was there."

(Uncanny X-Men #158) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Storm; Wolverine; Rogue
Reprints:

The Life That Late I Led... (Uncanny X-Men #158) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (loose blue pencils); Bob Wiacek (finished art)
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Carol Danvers [Ms. Marvel]; Havok; Polaris; Oracle; Nick Fury [Mystique]; Peter Corbeau; Illyana Rasputin; Moira MacTaggert; Lilandra; Senator Robert Kelly; Starjammers [Corsair; Hepzibah; Raza; Ch'od]; VILLAINS: Rogue; Mystique; CAMEO: Brood
Synopsis:
Peter Corbeau examines Carol Danvers and discovers she still retains some of the strength and stamina she had as Ms. Marvel; Oracle tries to telepathically contact the comatose Xavier but finds his mind full of Brood nightmares; In order to wipe out the government's files on the X-Men, Wolvie, Storm and Carol sneak into the Pentagon to plant a computer virus; When Carol sees Rogue, the mutant who stole her Ms. Marvel powers, hanging around in the corridor, an all out brawl ensues; Fending off an ambush by Mystique, Carol succeeds in planting the virus; Havok meets his father.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Note 1: Dave Cockrum reports 2006 that "I did loose pencils in blue. Editor Ann Nocenti referred to them as 'shakedowns'. But everything was there."

Note 2: Rogue's fourth appearance

(Uncanny X-Men #159) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde
Reprints:

Night Screams! (Uncanny X-Men #159) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men [Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Havok; Polaris; Corsair; VILLAIN: Dracula; CAMEOS: Moira MacTaggert; Misty Knight; Colleen Wing
Synopsis:
Corsair catches up with his sons; Storm becomes a bride of Dracula.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story leads in to X-Men Annual #6

Blood Feud! (X-Men Annual #6) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Louise Jones (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; VILLAINS: Dracula; Lilith; GUEST: Rachel Van Helsing (Death)
Synopsis:
Dracula demands Storm's aid in obtaining the Darkhold so no one else will have the power to banish him, but a dark and sinister Kitty intervenes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Uncanny X-Men #159

(Uncanny X-Men #160) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Brent Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde
Reprints:

Chutes and Ladders! (Uncanny X-Men #160) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Brent Anderson
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men [Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUEST: Illyana Rasputin [Becomes Magik]; VILLAINS: Belasco; S'ym (1st)
Synopsis:
Illyana loses seven years in Limbo and becomes a teenager with magical powers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story leads into Magik mini-series.

(Uncanny X-Men #161) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor X; Magento; Baron Strucker; Gabrielle Haller
Reprints:

Gold Rush! (Uncanny X-Men #161) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X (Origin); Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Moira MacTaggert; Lilandra; Gabrielle Haller (1st; in flashback); Carol Danvers [Ms. Marvel]; Starjammers [Corsair; Hepzibah; Sikorsky]; VILLAINS: Magneto (Origin); Deathbird; Brood; Baron Strucker (flashback); HYDRA (flashback)
Synopsis:
While the X-Men try to figure out a way to bring Xavier out of his coma, he is re-living an old adventure in his head where he met Gabrielle Haller and he and Magneto battled Baron Strucker for Nazi gold; This snaps Charles out of his coma and there is much rejoicing; The X-Men travel to Lilandra's ship to attend a farewell banquet but Deathbird spoils the fun by transporting them all to a Brood ship.
Reprints:

The Awesome Attack of Arkon! (X-Men Annual #3) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Frank Miller
Inks:
Terry Austin
Letters:
Dan Crespi
Editing:
Roger Stern (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-Chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Arkon; Cyclops; Wolverine; Storm
Reprints:

A Fire in the Sky! (X-Men Annual #3) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
George Pèrez
Inks:
Terry Austin
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Roger Stern (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-Chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Banshee]; GUEST: Edwin Jarvis; VILLAINS: Arkon; Imperions; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]
Synopsis:
The X-Men battle Arkon and are transported to his world where they are asked to help save it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story takes place between X-Men #124 and 125.

Beyond Dante's Darksome Doorway Lies... Nightcrawler's Inferno! (X-Men Annual #4) (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita, Jr. (signed)
Inks:
Bob McLeod (signed)
Letters:
Dan Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Strange; Wolverine; Storm; Colossus; Professor X; Kitty Pryde
Reprints:

Nightcrawler's Inferno (X-Men Annual #4) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Romita, Jr.
Inks:
Bob McLeod
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Louise Jones (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler (Origin); Kitty Pryde (Joins)]; GUESTS: Dr. Strange; Stefan Szardos (1st and death in flashback); Jimaine Szardos [Amanda Sefton]; VILLAIN: Margali Szardos (1st); CAMEOS: Charon; Minos; Harpies; Cerberus
Synopsis:
Full origin of Nightcrawler; The X-Men and Doc Strange try to rescue Kurt from his foster mother's hell; Amanda Sefton is Kurt's long lost love Jimaine.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

References to Dante's INFERNO; Story depicts events leading directly to Nightcrawler's 1st app. in Giant-Size X-Men #1; Published between X-Men #138 and 139.

Ou, La La... Badoon! (X-Men Annual #5) (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Brent Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Brent Anderson (signed)
Letters:
Jim Novak
Editing:
Louise Jones (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing; Badoon
Reprints:

Ou, La La--Badoon! (X-Men Annual #5) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Brent Anderson
Inks:
Bob McLeod
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Louise Jones (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Arkon; Sashia; Imperions; D'syndri (1st and Death); Moira MacTaggert; Franklin Richards; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; VILLAINS: Brotherhood of the Badoon
Synopsis:
The X-Men and the Invisible Girl travel to Arkon's world to save the rest of the FF (who have been captured) and free Arkon's people from a Badoon invasion.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. (Uncanny X-Men #145)
    X-Men
  2. 1. Kidnapped! (Uncanny X-Men #145)
    X-Men
  3. 2. X-Men vs. Murderworld (Guess Who Wins?) (Uncanny X-Men #146)
    X-Men
  4. 3. Murderworld! (Uncanny X-Men #146)
    X-Men
  5. 4. Rogue Storm! (Uncanny X-Men #147)
    X-Men
  6. 5. Rogue Storm! (Uncanny X-Men #147)
    X-Men
  7. 6. Shadow of Death! (Uncanny X-Men #148)
    X-Men
  8. 7. Cry, Mutant! (Uncanny X-Men #148)
    X-Men
  9. 8. And the Dead Shall Bury the Living! (Uncanny X-Men #149)
    X-Men
  10. 9. And the Dead Shall Bury the Living! (Uncanny X-Men #149)
    X-Men
  11. 10. X-Men vs. Magneto! (Uncanny X-Men #150)
    X-Men
  12. 11. I, Magneto... (Uncanny X-Men #150)
    X-Men
  13. 12. The Day Kitty Pryde Leaves the X-Men, Is the Day the X-Men Fall! (Uncanny X-Men #151)
    X-Men
  14. 13. X-Men Minus One! (Uncanny X-Men #151)
    X-Men
  15. 14. (Uncanny X-Men #152)
    X-Men
  16. 15. The Hellfire Gambit (Uncanny X-Men #152)
    X-Men
  17. 16. And Now for Something Completely Different! (Uncanny X-Men #153)
    X-Men
  18. 17. Kitty's Fairy Tale (Uncanny X-Men #153)
    X-Men
  19. 18. (Uncanny X-Men #154)
    X-Men
  20. 19. Reunion (Uncanny X-Men #154)
    X-Men
  21. 20. (Uncanny X-Men #155)
    X-Men
  22. 21. First Blood (Uncanny X-Men #155)
    X-Men
  23. 22. Enter-- The Starjammers! (Uncanny X-Men #156)
    X-Men
  24. 23. Pursuit! (Uncanny X-Men #156)
    X-Men
  25. 24. (Uncanny X-Men #157)
    X-Men
  26. 25. Hide-'N'-Seek! (Uncanny X-Men #157)
    X-Men
  27. 26. (Uncanny X-Men #158)
    X-Men
  28. 27. The Life That Late I Led... (Uncanny X-Men #158)
    X-Men
  29. 28. (Uncanny X-Men #159)
    X-Men
  30. 29. Night Screams! (Uncanny X-Men #159)
    X-Men
  31. 30. Blood Feud! (X-Men Annual #6)
    X-Men
  32. 31. (Uncanny X-Men #160)
    X-Men
  33. 32. Chutes and Ladders! (Uncanny X-Men #160)
    X-Men
  34. 33. (Uncanny X-Men #161)
    X-Men
  35. 34. Gold Rush! (Uncanny X-Men #161)
    X-Men
  36. 35. The Awesome Attack of Arkon! (X-Men Annual #3)
    X-Men
  37. 36. A Fire in the Sky! (X-Men Annual #3)
    X-Men
  38. 37. Beyond Dante's Darksome Doorway Lies... Nightcrawler's Inferno! (X-Men Annual #4)
    X-Men
  39. 38. Nightcrawler's Inferno (X-Men Annual #4)
    X-Men
  40. 39. Ou, La La... Badoon! (X-Men Annual #5)
    X-Men
  41. 40. Ou, La La--Badoon! (X-Men Annual #5)
    X-Men
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