(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:
-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:

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:

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

[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.