(November 1971)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly except June, semi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior

Issue Notes

Indicia title: The X-Men, Vol. 1 No. 2; cover title: King-Size Special X-Men™


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (logo and letters)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Angel; Beast; Cyclops; Iceman; Marvel Girl; Eel; Plantman; Porcupine; Scarecrow; Unicorn
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover inker credit provided 2006 by Nick Caputo. Original indexer credited John Verpoorten.

Sources for letters credit are 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).

Divided We Fall (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast [Henry McCoy]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Iceman [Robert Drake]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]]; Zelda "Zel" Kurtzberg; Vera Cantor; Colosso (destroyed); Sara Grey Bailey (mentioned); Maggia [Count Nefaria [Luchino Nefaria]; Eel [Leopold Stryke]; Plantman [Samuel Smithers]; Porcupine [Alexander Gentry]; Scarecrow [Ebenezar Laughton]; Scarecrow's crows; Unicorn [Milos Masaryk]]
Synopsis:
The X-Men defeat Colosso in a Danger Room training simulation. Scott is jealous of Warren's relationship with Jean and Professor X frets over his inability to walk. Count Nefaria, seeking to force the X-Men to serve him, has his agents capture them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Central Park; Danger Room; Grand Central Station; Washington Capitol; X-Mansion

Indexer Notes

Edited reprint. Page 20 cut.

["Joe Weider Creates the Strong Arm Method!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Arnold Schwarzenegger (uncredited)

Indexer Notes

Arnold Schwarzenegger flexing his biceps in a Joe Weider advertisement. Appears between pages 14 and 15 of the first story.

To Save a City (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast [Henry McCoy]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Iceman [Robert Drake]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]]; Senator; Major General Fredericks; Colonel Hendershoot; captain; corporal; Charlie; Bill; guard; Congressman; Eddie; Maggia [Count Nefaria [Luchino Nefaria]; Eel [Leopold Stryke]; Porcupine [Alexander Gentry]; Scarecrow [Ebenezar Laughton]; Scarecrow's crows; Unicorn [Milos Masaryk]]
Synopsis:
Count Nefaria places a Crystalline Dome over Washington and forces the X-Men to help him take it over. Professor X temporarily walks via "lightweight flexible metal braces" and helps defeat Nefaria.
Reprints:
Keywords:
US Army; US Congress; US Senate; Washington Capitol; Washington Monument; Washington Police Department; X-Mansion

Indexer Notes

Edited reprint. A total of 2 pages are cut. Panels 4-6 of page 11 are cut. Panel 1 of page 12 expanded in width, with new art added to left and right margins of panel. Panels 2-6 of page 12 are cut. Panels 2-5 of page 13 are cut. Page 11 of the reprinted version has panels 1-3 of page 11, panel 1 of page 12 (expanded), and panels 1 and 6 of page 13.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. Divided We Fall
    X-Men
  3. 2. ["Joe Weider Creates the Strong Arm Method!"]
  4. 3. To Save a City
    X-Men
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