(December 2003)

Marvel; Wizard, 2003 Series
 
Price:
29.99 USD
Pages:
264
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jeff Youngquist (Collections); Cory Sedlmeier (Associate Collections); Jennifer Grunwald (Assistant Collections)
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Greg Horn (Painted)
Inks:
Greg Horn (Painted)
Colors:
Greg Horn (Painted)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Sentinel; Magneto; Dark Phoenix
Reprints:

[Title and Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

Introduction (Table of Contents)

X-Men / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Lee
Pencils:
Jim Lee
Inks:
Art Thibert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor X; Cyclops; Wolverine; Beast; Rogue; Gambit; Psylocke

Power of Proteus (Table of Contents)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Lawrence
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

[Cover to X-Men #126] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi
Editing:
Roger Stern

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler
Reprints:

How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth...! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne (Co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Roger Stern

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler; GUESTS: Moira MacTaggert; Havok; Polaris; Multiple Man; VILLAINS: Proteus; Mastermind
Synopsis:
The X-Men are on Muir Isle trying to take down the super-powerful Proteus who also happens to be Moira's son. Jean continues to have Mastermind-induced hallucinations.
Reprints:

[Cover to X-Men #127] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi
Editing:
Roger Stern

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Nightcrawler; Proteus
Reprints:

The Quality of Hatred! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne (Co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Roger Stern

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler; GUESTS: Moira MacTaggert; Joe MacTaggert (Death); Havok; Polaris; VILLAIN: Proteus
Synopsis:
Cyclops pulls the team together after their first mind numbing encounter with Proteus. Proteus takes over the body of his father in order to take the X-Men down in round two.
Reprints:

[Cover to X-Men #128] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi
Editing:
Roger Stern

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler; Moira MacTaggert; Polaris
Reprints:

The Action of the Tiger! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne (Co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Roger Stern

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler; GUESTS: Moira MacTaggert; Havok; Polaris; VILLAIN: Proteus [as Joe MacTaggert]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Magneto; Multiple Man
Synopsis:
It's the X-Men vs. Proteus to the death.
Reprints:

Evolution Revolution (Table of Contents)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Lawrence
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Beast; Blob; Mesmero; Forge; Proteus; Dark Phoenix; El Guapo

Indexer Notes

Text article discusses mutants with strange powers.

The Dark Phoenix Saga (Table of Contents)

X-Men / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Lawrence
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

[Cover to X-Men #135] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Novak
Editing:
Jim Salicrup

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey]
Reprints:

Dark Phoenix (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne (Co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Jim Salicrup

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; GUESTS: Beast; Senator Robert Kelly; Angel; Banshee; Moira MacTaggert; Lilandra; Shi'ar; VILLAINS: Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; CAMEOS: Spider-Man; Dr. Strange; Mr. Fantastic; The Thing; Silver Surfer; Peter Corbeau
Synopsis:
Jean goes nuts as Dark Phoenix, beats up on her former teammates and heads for outer space to destroy a star system while the X-Men are left wondering how to handle their crazy comrade.
Reprints:

[Cover to X-Men #136] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Novak
Editing:
Jim Salicrup

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor X; Cyclops; Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler
Reprints:

Child of Light and Darkness! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne (Co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Jim Salicrup

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; GUESTS: Beast; Angel; Lilandra; Gladiator; Shi'ar; Jarvis; John Grey; Elaine Grey; Sara Grey; VILLAIN: Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey]; CAMEO: Jimmy Carter
Synopsis:
Dark Phoenix returns to Earth to face the X-Men and her old life. After a pitched battle with her former teammates, Jean is restored to her right mind after a furious assault by Xavier. As the team is celebrating the purging of the Phoenix force, they vanish into thin air.
Reprints:

[Cover to X-Men #137] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Novak
Editing:
Jim Salicrup; Louise Jones

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Jean Grey
Reprints:

The Fate of the Phoenix! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne (Co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Jim Salicrup; Louise Jones

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey; also as Marvel Girl and Dark Phoenix] (death); Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; GUESTS: Watcher; Recorder; Beast; Angel; Lilandra; Shi'ar; Kree; Skrulls; Supreme Intelligence; Gladiator; Imperial Guard--Starbolt; Oracle; Tempest; Nightside; Smasher; Warstar; Earthquake; Hussar; Manta
Synopsis:
Lilandra transports the X-Men to her base so that Phoenix can be killed for her crime of wiping out an entire star system. Xavier explains that the Phoenix Force has been purged from Jean and demands the right to trial by combat when his captors refuse to listen. The X-Men and the Imperial Guard fight on the Blue Area of the Moon to determine Jean's fate. During the battle, Dark Phoenix manifests herself once again and Jean sacrifices herself rather than let the Phoenix loose on the universe.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Blue Area of the Moon; moon; trial by combat

Dark Phoenix: The Alternate Ending (Table of Contents)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Lawrence
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

Return to the Ashes! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne (Co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Colossus; Storm; Wolverine; Nightcrawler; GUESTS: Beast; Angel; Lilandra; Shi-ar; Watcher; Recorder; CAMEOS: Imperial Guard--Gladiator; Starbolt; Oracle; Manta
Synopsis:
Phoenix is purged from Jean Grey's system.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original ending to X-Men #137 where Jean Grey didn't die.

Days of Future Past (Table of Contents)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Lawrence
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

[Cover to X-Men #141] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Editing:
Louise Jones

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Kitty Pryde
Reprints:

Days of Future Past (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne (Co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Louise Jones

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Angel; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde; GUESTS: Moira MacTaggert; Senator Robert Kelly; Rachel Summers; 2013 versions of Wolverine; Colossus; Storm; Kitty Pryde; Franklin Richards; Magneto; VILLAINS: Sentinels; New Brotherhood of Evil Mutants--Mystique; Destiny; Blob; Pyro; Avalanche; CAMEOS: Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Rachel Summers sends Kitty Pryde back in time from 2013 to warn the X-Men that the new Brotherhood of Evil Mutants will try to kill Senator Kelly and begin a chain of events that spells doom for mutants.
Reprints:

[Cover to Uncanny X-Men #142] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Terry Austin
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi
Editing:
Louise Jones

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Storm; Sentinel
Reprints:

Mind out of Time! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne (Co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Louise Jones

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Angel; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde; GUESTS: Rachel Summers; Moira MacTaggert; Senator Robert Kelly; Henry Peter Gyrich; 2013 versions of Wolverine (death); Colossus (death); and Storm (death); Kitty Pryde; VILLAINS: Sentinels; New Brotherhood of Evil Mutants--Mystique; Destiny; Blob; Pyro; Avalanche
Synopsis:
The Brotherhood makes its play against Senator Kelly. Kitty's future self, which is in possession of her present body, helps the X-Men defeat Mystique and her crew (thus changing the future). As soon as Kelly is saved, Kitty's psyche returns from the future to her own body. A month later, in response to the attack, Kelly puts Gyrich in charge of a top secret Sentinel program called "Project Wideawake."
Reprints:
Keywords:
Doonesbury; Project Wideawake; time travel

X-Treme Machine: What Makes a Sentinel Tick (Table of Contents)

X-Men / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eliot R. Brown
Pencils:
Eliot R. Brown
Inks:
Eliot R. Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sentinel

Demon (Table of Contents)

X-Men / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Lawrence
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

[Cover to Uncanny X-Men #143] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Terry Austin
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Editing:
Louise Jones

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kitty Pryde; N'Garai Demon
Reprints:

Demon (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne (Co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Louise Jones

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Angel; Colossus; Kitty Pryde; GUESTS: Cyclops; Lee Forrester; Mariko Yashida; Carmen Pryde; Terri Pryde; VILLAIN: N'Garai Demon (death)
Synopsis:
Kitty is left home alone on Christmas Eve and tangles with a nasty alien demon.
Reprints:

Kitty Pryde: Fashion Apocalypse (Table of Contents)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Lawrence
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kitty Pryde

Indexer Notes

Text article discusses Kitty's terrible costume choices.

I, Magneto (Table of Contents)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Lawrence
Pencils:
Jim Lee
Inks:
Scott Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Carol Danvers [Ms. Marvel]; Lee Forrester; Moira MacTaggert; Peter Corbeau; VILLAIN: Magneto (Origin); CAMEO FLASHBACK: Phoenix [Jean Grey]
Synopsis:
The X-Men find Cyclops and Lee at Magneto's ocean base. Cyclops re-joins the team. There is a battle royale with Magneto. Kitty performs a Jedi mind trick.

[Cover to Uncanny X-Men #150] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi
Editing:
Louise Jones

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Storm; Kitty Pryde; Magneto
Reprints:

I, Magneto... (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein; Bob Wiacek
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski; Jean Simek
Editing:
Louise Jones

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde; GUESTS: Carol Danvers [Ms. Marvel]; Lee Forrester; Moira MacTaggert; Peter Corbeau; VILLAIN: Magneto (Origin); CAMEO: Ronald Reagan; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Phoenix [Jean Grey]
Synopsis:
The X-Men find Cyclops and Lee at Magneto's ocean base. Cyclops re-joins. The X-Men have a battle royale with Magneto. Kitty performs a Jedi mind trick.
Reprints:

Initial Patient Psychiatric Evaluation (Table of Contents)

X-Men / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Photo
Inks:
Photo
Colors:
Photo
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ian McKellen [as Magneto]

Indexer Notes

Psychiatric profile of Magneto accompanied by a photo of Sir Ian McKellen as Magneto from the X-Men movie.

That's Gotta Hurt! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David Finch
Inks:
Art Thibert
Colors:
Paul Mounts
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine

Indexer Notes

Text article discusses 11 reasons why Wolverine should be dead based on past adventures.