(January 1981)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.50 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:
?
Editing:
Danny Fingeroth (reprint editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Reprints The X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #8.


The Uncanny Threat of... Unus the Untouchable! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]]; Unus [Gunther Bain]
Reprints:

The Uncanny Threat of... Unus the Untouchable! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Professor-X [Charles Xavier]]; Unus [Gunther Bain] (first appearance); Tommy (first appearance); Maxie (first appearance); Mastermind [Jason Wyngarde]; Charlie (first appearance)
Synopsis:
After being attacked by a mutant hating crowd, Beast gets fed up and quits the X-Men. He becomes a professional wrestler but meets Unus, a mutant who cannot be touched. Unus is trying to join Magneto's Brotherhood so he takes on the X-Men. The X-Men barely fend him off and find Beast has constructed a machine that will actually increase Unus' powers. The X-Men try to prevent Hank from using the machine, but, once Unus has been zapped, he finds that he cannot even eat without the food being repelled out of his hands. Beast returns him to normal and Unus promises to will steer clear of Magneto.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Iceman changes from snowman form to ice form.

["Alone and Unaided, the Iceman..."] (Table of Contents)

A Mighty Marvel Pin-Up! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth; Jack Kirby ? (alterations)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The X-Men [Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Professor-X [Charles Xavier]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast [Hank McCoy]]; Magneto [Erik Lehnsherr]
Reprints:

The High-Flying Angel! (Table of Contents)

A Mighty Marvel Pin-Up! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; ?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen; ?

Characters:
Angel [Warren Worthington III]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page 1 of The X-Men #31 with new text in a corner box.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Uncanny Threat of... Unus the Untouchable!
    X-Men
  2. 1. The Uncanny Threat of... Unus the Untouchable!
    X-Men
  3. 2. ["Alone and Unaided, the Iceman..."]
    A Mighty Marvel Pin-Up!
  4. 3. The High-Flying Angel!
    A Mighty Marvel Pin-Up!
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