(April 1968)

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

The Power of Magneto! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema ?; John Tartaglione ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Angel; Beast; Cyclops; Iceman; Marvel Girl); Magneto
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible Tartaglione inks per Nick Caputo, based on his examination of the original art as seen in John Buscema, Michelangelo of Comics.

The Torch Is Passed...! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]]; Magneto; Toad [Mortimer Toynbee]; Quicksliver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Hercules; Goliath [Hank Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]
Synopsis:
The X-Men attend Professor X's funeral and are surprised when Quicksilver shows up; Returning to the mansion, the X-Men are greeted by a posthumous message from Xavier passing the torch on to his students; Quicksilver returns to Magneto's lair and is plagued with doubt about leaving the Avengers to rejoin his old master but fears for his sister's health; The X-Men lay a trap and attack Magneto and his Brotherhood but the bad guys quickly gain the upper hand.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Marvel Girl given greater psi-powers by Professor X behind the scenes.

Call Him...Cyclops! (Table of Contents)

Cyclops / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Unus [Gunther Bain]; Vanisher [Telford Porter]; Tyrannus; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Synopsis:
An explanation of Cyclops' powers.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutant Mail-Box / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Power of Magneto!
    X-Men
  2. 1. The Torch Is Passed...!
    X-Men
  3. 2. Call Him...Cyclops!
    Cyclops
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mutant Mail-Box
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Steve Dasinger
  • 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