(September 1979)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860246109
Editing:
Roger Stern (Editor); Jim Salicrup (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Letters page replies by Chris Claremont.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Dramatic Return of Phoenix! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Storm; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Colossus; Havok; Polaris; Multiple Man; Proteus
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There's Something Awful On Muir Island! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont (plot, script)
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Job Number:
LG490

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Beast; Moira MacTaggert; Lilandra; Havok; Polaris; Multiple Man; VILLAINS: Proteus; Magneto; Mastermind; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Iceman; Angel; CAMEOS: Magda Lehnsherr (Magneto's wife; on video); Popeye; Phantom Stranger (both snuck into a group panel of aliens on the Shi'ar homeworld)
Synopsis:
Moira tests Jean's Phoenix powers; Jean begins having hallucinations thanks to Mastermind; Moira discovers that Proteus has escaped; Beast finds out the X-Men are alive and lets them know that Moira needs their help on Muir Isle.
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Indexer Notes

This issue is the first to reveal Magneto as the father of Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch. Popeye and the Phantom Stranger appear in the background of page 16, panel 5, added by inker Terry Austin. A few characters from the Claremont/Byrne/Austin Starlord book appear in panel 6. These notes added 2005 by Steven Tice.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Dramatic Return of Phoenix!
    X-Men
  2. 1. There's Something Awful On Muir Island!
    X-Men
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