(April 1966)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Is the Mimic another mutant? -- or, something far worse??"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Werner Roth; Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Marie Severin (alterations)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

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

Indexer Notes

Alterations on Mimic's wings and hands by Marie Severin, Per Nick Caputo, June 2012. Original indexer listed Jack Kirby as layout artist.

Sources for letters credit are The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981), The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Olshevsky 1987), The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Ward 1994), and Official Index to the Marvel Universe (Vandal et al. 2009).

Lo! Now Shall Appear--The Mimic! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Werner Roth [as Jay Gavin]
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: The X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel; Beast; Iceman]; GUESTS: Zelda; Vera (1st); VILLAIN: Mimic [1st; Calvin Rankin; Origin]
Synopsis:
The X-Men are off to take a vacation when Bobby and Hank tussle with the mysterious Calvin Rankin who beats them by mimicking their powers; Calvin then has an encounter with Jean at a restaurant; Realizing he is dealing with the X-Men, Calvin follows Jean home and asks to join the X-Men; once he has absorbed all of their powers, however, he battles them and captures Jean; The team follows him to his secret hideout deep in an old mine where Mimic uses their combined powers to uncover a machine his father built that will allow him to keep the X-Men's combined powers for good; Realizing something at the last minute, Xavier allows Mimic to use the machine which doesn't givie him powers but, rather, strips his mimic powers away.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Is the Mimic another mutant? -- or, something far worse??"]
    X-Men
  2. 1. Lo! Now Shall Appear--The Mimic!
    X-Men
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • David B
  • Merlin Haas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Tim Fitzpatrick
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Spencer Price-Nash
  • Ian Dowell
  • Carl Gafford
  • Robert Wood
  • Lou Mazzella