(November 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
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

First use of the iconic block-lettered X-Men logo as created by Jim Steranko.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jim Steranko (signed)
Inks:
Jim Steranko (signed)
Colors:
Jim Steranko
Letters:
Jim Steranko (logo design)

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

Indexer Notes

Possible Steranko color credit by Nick Caputo. Steranko colors credit is corroborated by The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981) and The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Olshevsky 1987).

City of Mutants (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Jim Steranko
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
Herb Cooper

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Mesmero (Villain); Demi-Men (Villain); Magneto Robot (Villain; Introduction)
Reprints:

This Boy--This Bombshell! (Table of Contents)

The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
?
Letters:
Herb Cooper

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Beast [Hank McCoy] (origin continued); Hank McCoy (as young child and teenager); Norton McCoy; Edna McCoy; Uncle Bob; El Conquistador (name revealed in next issue; Villain; Introduction); Chico (name revealed in next issue; Introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men! part 13, origin of the Beast part 2, page 1 of this story is not reprinted in the Amazing Adventures #17 and X-Men: Mutations #nn 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. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. City of Mutants
    X-Men
  3. 2. This Boy--This Bombshell!
    The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mutant Mail-Box
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