(March 1973)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Origin of the Beast! (Table of Contents)

Beast / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Beast (furry version); Beast (X-Man); El Conquistador
Reprints:

Birth of the Beast! (Table of Contents)

Beast / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart
Pencils:
Jim Starlin [as Starling]
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Denise Vladimer

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

Indexer Notes

Single unified story composed out of edited versions of the back-up stories in X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #49-53 with a new page at the beginning and end. This sequence is for the new framing pages (p. 1 and p. 20). Last Beast appearance in Amazing Adventures. Beast's next appearance in Incredible Hulk #161. Jim Starlin's name is misspelled as "Starling" in credits.

["A Beast Is Born"] (Table of Contents)

The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Beast (origin); Hank McCoy (as baby); Norton McCoy; Edna Andrews McCoy (Beast's parents); Bob (Norton McCoy's uncle)(introduction); Paul Martin (introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men! part 12, origin of the Beast part 1, page 1 of the original story is not reprinted.

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

The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
?
Letters:
Herb Cooper
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Beast (origin continued); Hank McCoy (as young child and teenager); Edna McCoy; Uncle Bob; El Conquistador (name revealed in next issue) (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 the original story is not reprinted.

[The Lure of the Beast-Nappers!] (Table of Contents)

The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
Herb Cooper
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Beast (origin continued); Hank McCoy (as teenager); Professor X; X-Men [Cyclops; Iceman; Angel]; El Conquistador
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men! part 14, origin of the Beast part 3, pages 1 and 2 of the original story is not reprinted.

[The Crimes of the Conquistador!] (Table of Contents)

The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Beast (origin continued); Hank McCoy (as teenager); Professor X; X-Men [Cyclops; Iceman; Angel]; Norton McCoy; Edna McCoy; El Conquistador
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men! part 15, origin of the Beast part 4, pages 1 and 2 of the original story is not reprinted.

[Welcome to the Club, Beast!] (Table of Contents)

The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Beast (origin conclusion); Hank McCoy (as teenager); Professor X; X-Men [Cyclops; Iceman; Angel]; Norton McCoy; Edna McCoy; El Conquistador; Chico
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men! part 16, origin of the Beast conclusion, page 1 of the original story is not reprinted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Origin of the Beast!
    Beast
  2. 1. Birth of the Beast!
    Beast
  3. 2. ["A Beast Is Born"]
    The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men!
  4. 3. [This Boy--This Bombshell!]
    The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men!
  5. 4. [The Lure of the Beast-Nappers!]
    The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men!
  6. 5. [The Crimes of the Conquistador!]
    The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men!
  7. 6. [Welcome to the Club, Beast!]
    The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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