(October 1996)

Marvel, 1996 Series
 
Price:
24.95 USD
Pages:
260
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
0785102248 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Ann Nocenti (Original); Bob Harras (Original); Ralph Macchio (Original); Carl Potts (Original); Dan Hosek (Reprint); Jaye Gardner (Reprint)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
168 mm x 258 mm

Issue Notes

1st print was published in October 1996 and has a border around the artwork.
2nd Printing adds the "Marvel's Finest" masthead to the cover of the 1st print (pictured) and was published in August 1999.
3rd printing was published in October 2001 with the same cover but without the "Marvel's Finest" masthead.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Terry Dodson
Inks:
Kevin Conrad
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Sabretooth; Thor; Angel
Reprints:

[Title and Credits] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / credits / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

1 (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Romita Jr.
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi

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

The Morning After (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Romita, Jr. (breakdowns); Dan Green (finished art)
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men--Magneto; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde; GUESTS: Alison Blaire [Dazzler]; Tommy (Death); Richard Salmons (Death); Illyana Rasputin [Magik]; Lockheed; X-Factor--Cyclops; Jean Grey; Iceman; Beast; Angel; VILLAINS: Malice; Marauders (In Shadow)--Scalphunter; Harpoon; Riptide; Scrambler; Arclight; Vertigo; Hellfire Club--Sebastian Shaw; Selene; White Queen [Emma Frost]
Synopsis:
The Marauders begin their Mutant Massacre; Malice possesses Dazzler; Nightcrawler is beaten by a mob; Magneto is offered a seat in the Hellfire Club's Inner Circle.
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X-Factor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Angel; Iceman; Rusty Collins; Mystique; Blob; Avalanche; Pyro; Spider-Woman II
Reprints:

Spots (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
Terry Shoemaker
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Factor--Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Angel; Iceman; Rusty Collins; Artie; GUESTS: Skids; Trish Tilby; Cameron Hodge; Magneto; Leech; Val Cooper; VILLAINS: Freedom Force--Mystique; Blob; Avalanche; Pyro; Destiny; Spiral; Spider-Woman II
Synopsis:
X-Factor and Freedom Force fight in the Morlock tunnels.
Reprints:

3 (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Romita Jr.
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine
Reprints:

Massacre (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Romita, Jr.; Bret Blevins
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men--Magneto; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde; GUESTS: Psylocke; Illyana Rasputin [Magik]; Dani Moonstar [Mirage]; Callisto; Sunder; Piper; Annalee (Death); Morlocks (Many Die); VILLAINS: Marauders--Scalphunter; Riptide (Death); Arclight; Scrambler; Harpoon; Vertigo
Synopsis:
The Marauders cut a path of death through the Morlock tunnels as the X-Men try to stop them; Colossus kills.
Reprints:

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New Mutants / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cannonball; Magneto; Magma; Storm; Nightcrawler; Sunder; Colossus; Kitty Pryde; Callisto
Reprints:

Bloody Sunday (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Jackson Guice
Inks:
Kyle Baker
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: New Mutants--Magneto; Cannonball; Cypher [Doug Ramsey]; Karma; Magik [Illyana Rasputin]; Magma; Mirage [Dani Moonstar]; Sunspot; Warlock; Wolfsbane [Rahne]; GUESTS: X-Men--Storm; Nightcrawler; Colossus; Kitty Pryde; Rogue; VILLAIN: Magus; CAMEOS: Tom Corsi; Sharon Friedlander; Lockheed; Moira MacTaggert; Psylocke; Callisto; Sunder; Leong; Nga
Synopsis:
The X-Men return to the school from their battle in the Morlock tunnels, with casualties; Magik brings Moira to help; The New Mutants try to help, but just get in the way; Karma's siblings are kidnapped; Magus attacks the New Mutants, and Magik teleports them away.
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X-Factor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops
Reprints:

Fallen Angel! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Factor--Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Angel; Iceman; Rusty Collins; Artie; Skids; GUESTS: Erg; Zeek; Dreamer; Caliban; Leech; Tarbaby; Ape; Morlocks; Mystique; Destiny; Blob; Pyro; Avalanche; Cameron Hodge; Trish Tilby; Candy Southern; VILLAINS: Apocalypse; Marauders--Harpoon; Arclight; Scalphunter; Sabretooth; Blockbuster; Vertigo
Synopsis:
After a pitched battle with the Marauders in the Morlock tunnels, Angel's wings are pierced by Harpoon.
Reprints:

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Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor
Reprints:

The Gift of Death (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Simonson
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Christie Scheele
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Angel; Volstagg; Balder; Heimdall; Puddlegulp; Bugeye; Kevin; Mick; VILLAINS: Hela; Marauders--Harpoon; Blockbuster; Vertigo; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Odin
Synopsis:
Thor returns to Midgard and tries to pick up the pieces of his life there; After a rousing afternoon with his bosses children, he is warned by his old allies, the Frogs, that something is amiss underground; Venturing into the Morlock tunnels, Thor happens across the Marauders killing the former X-Man, Angel.
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Power Pack / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jon Bogdanove
Inks:
P. Craig Russell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gee; Lightspeed; Energizer; Mass-Master; Tattletale; Wolverine; Sabretooth
Reprints:

Whose Power--? (Table of Contents)

Power Pack / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
Jon Bogdanove
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: Power Pack--Gee [Alex Power]; Lightspeed [Julie Power]; Energizer [Katie Power]; Mass-Master [Jack Power]; Tattletale [Franklin Richards]; GUESTS: Wolverine; Morlocks; Erg; Tarbaby; Ape; Skids; X-Factor--Cyclops; Jean Grey; Iceman; Beast; Artie; Leech; VILLAINS: Marauders--Sabretooth; Harpoon; Arclight; Scrambler
Synopsis:
Power Pack heads into the Morlock tunnels to try and save their friends Artie and Leech from the Marauders.
Reprints:

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

Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine
Reprints:

The Last Run (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Rick Leonardi
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men--Magneto; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde; GUESTS: Callisto; Healer; Morlocks; Psylocke; Moira MacTaggert; VILLAINS: Sabretooth; CAMEO: Mr. Sinister (Mentioned)
Synopsis:
Wolverine makes his way through Sabretooth to bring the Healer back to the mansion to tend the wounded; Nightcrawler, Kitty and Colossus are critically injured and taken out of action; The Morlock tunnels are purged.
Reprints:

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Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Angel; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Blockbuster
Reprints:

Fires of the Night (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Simonson
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Christie Scheele
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: Thor; GUESTS: Balder; Wyrd; Volstagg; Gudrun; Hildy; Kevin; Mick; Asgard Kids; X-Factor--Angel; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Artie; VILLAINS: Hela; Marauders--Harpoon; Blockbuster; Vertigo; Sabretooth
Synopsis:
Thor tries to protect the quickly dying Angel from the Marauders; Balder resurrects Odin's second Raven; Kevin and Mick are welcomed into Volstagg's family; With his arm already broken by Blockbuster, Thor is cursed with brittle bones by Hela; After the massacre is over, Thor cleanses the Morlock tunnels with fire.
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X-Factor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Walt Simonson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Berzerker
Reprints:

Redemption! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Factor--Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Angel; Iceman; Artie; Leech; Skids; GUESTS: Cameron Hodge; Caliban; Erg; Tar Baby; Ape; Boom Boom; VILLAINS: Berzerker (Death); Scaleface (Death); Blow Hard (Death); Masque; Savage Wolf Gang; Vanisher; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Jack Power; Julie Power; Katie Power; Alex Power; Thor; Scalphunter; Arclight; Harpoon; Blockbuster; CAMEOS: Apocalypse; Abraham Lincoln Kieros [Becomes War]
Synopsis:
X-Factor tries to save a group of untrusting Morlocks from the Marauders, but the group leaves their rescuers and runs up against the police instead; Boom Boom quits stealing for the Vanisher; Doctors tell Cyclops and Jean that Angel's wings will have to be amputated.
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X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Paul Neary
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Sabretooth
Reprints:

Psylocke (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Paul Neary
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men--Magneto; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde; GUESTS: Dazzler; Psylocke [Joins]; Callisto; Morlocks; Moira MacTaggert; VILLAINS: Sabretooth; Malice; CAMEOS: Mr. Sinister; Marauders--Scalphunter; Riptide; Scrambler; Harpoon; Vertigo; New Mutants--Cannonball; Doug Ramsey [Cypher]; Sunspot; Wolfsbane [Rahne]; Magma; Warlock; Dani Moonstar [Mirage]; Illyana Rasputin [Magik]
Synopsis:
Sabretooth invades X-Mansion and Wolvie and Psylocke have to stop him; Psylocke joins the team.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rick Leonardi
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Comicraft

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Healer; Sabretooth
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back Cover. Illo from panel 3 page 14 of Uncanny X-Men #212

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. [Title and Credits]
    X-Men
  3. 2. 1
    X-Men
  4. 3. The Morning After
    X-Men
  5. 4. 2
    X-Factor
  6. 5. Spots
    X-Factor
  7. 6. 3
    X-Men
  8. 7. Massacre
    X-Men
  9. 8. 4
    New Mutants
  10. 9. Bloody Sunday
    New Mutants
  11. 10. 5
    X-Factor
  12. 11. Fallen Angel!
    X-Factor
  13. 12. 6
    Thor
  14. 13. The Gift of Death
    Thor
  15. 14. 7
    Power Pack
  16. 15. Whose Power--?
    Power Pack
  17. 16. 8
    X-Men
  18. 17. The Last Run
    X-Men
  19. 18. 9
    Thor
  20. 19. Fires of the Night
    Thor
  21. 20. 10
    X-Factor
  22. 21. Redemption!
    X-Factor
  23. 22. 11
    X-Men
  24. 23. Psylocke
    X-Men
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
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