The X-Men #115 [Regular Edition]
(November 1978)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode:
0714860246111
Editing:
Roger Stern (Editor); Jim Salicrup (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
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.

Copyright © 1978 by Marvel Comics Group, a Division of Cadence Industries Corporation.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Enter: Sauron! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi; Michael Higgins (the words “The Uncanny” over the “X-Men” logo)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]; Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]]; Sauron
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Particularization of Higgins lettering credit is from The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Olshevsky 1988).

Visions of Death! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Byrne (plot); Chris Claremont (plot, script)
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Francoise Mouly
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]; Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Banshee [Sean Cassiday]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]]; GUESTS: Ka-Zar; Zabu; Nereel; Fall People; Tandy Snow [Queen Tandylla]; VILLAINS: Sauron; Zaladane; Garokk; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Beast [Henry McCoy]
Synopsis:
The X-Men fight Sauron until he transforms back to Karl Lykos; Ka-Zar shows up and he and Karl tell the X-Men the tale of Zaladane awakening Garokk. Cyclops decides to leave the Savage Land rather than help as he fears for Xavier's safety. The way back to the surface world is blocked by ice as the Savage Land begins to undergo a terrible change.
Reprints:
Keywords:
The Savage Land

Indexer Notes

Picks up plot threads from the cancelled Ka-Zar series. Tandy Snow [Queen Tandylla] appearance added per note in Jeff Christianson's Master List (http://www.marvunapp.com/master/sn.htm).

X-Mail (Table of Contents)

X-Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Sim Pertuit, Ms. T. J. Morgan and Brian Nelson.

Bullpen Bulletins [November 1978] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Thor--in Good Overcomes Evil! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Thor; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Enter: Sauron!
    X-Men
  2. 1. Visions of Death!
    X-Men
  3. 2. X-Mail
    X-Mail
  4. 3. Bullpen Bulletins [November 1978]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Thor--in Good Overcomes Evil!
    Thor; Hostess Fruit Pies
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