(October 1977)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1977-06-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Barcode:
0714860246110
Editing:
Archie Goodwin
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Beginning the Incredible Saga of -- the Starjammers! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Storm; Cyclops; Colossus; Banshee; Corsair; Hepzibah; Raza; Ch'od; Gladiator; Titan
Reprints:

Where No X-Man Has Gone Before! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men- [Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Lilandra; Starjammers [Corsair (first appearance); Raza (first appearance); Hepzibah (first appearance); Ch'od (first appearance)]; VILLAINS: D'Ken; Eric the Red [Davan Shakari]; Gladiator; Imperial Guard [Electron (first appearance); Oracle (first appearance); Tempest (first appearance); Mentor (first appearance); Hobgoblin (first appearance); Starbolt (first appearance); Smasher (first appearance); Impulse (first appearance); Titan (first appearance); Fang (first appearance); Midget (first appearance); Nightshade (first appearance); Astra (first appearance); Magic (first appearance); Quasar (first appearance)]; Soul-Drinker (first appearance); CAMEO FLASHBACK: Professor X; Magneto; Black Tom Cassidy; Juggernaut; Havok; Polaris; Firelord; CAMEOS: Peter Corbeau; Mr. Fantastic; The Thing
Synopsis:
The X-Men try to save Lilandra from her evil cousin who is trying to use the M'Kraan Crystal to achieve ultimate power, but the Imperial Guard get in the way. The Starjammers show up to the rescue.
Reprints:
Keywords:
M'Kraan Crystal

Indexer Notes

Note 1: 1st M'Kraan Crystal

Note 2: The Imperial Guard can be seen as a homage to DC's Legion of Super-Heroes. Dave Cockrum did previously work on the Legion title.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beginning the Incredible Saga of -- the Starjammers!
    X-Men
  2. 1. Where No X-Man Has Gone Before!
    X-Men
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