(March 1981)

Marvel, 1981 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1980-11-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (Editor); Danny Fingeroth (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.

This is the final issue featuring the creative team of Chris Claremont, John Byrne, and Terry Austin.


Merry Christmas X-Men... Guess What Just Came Down the Chimney! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Terry Austin (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

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

Demon (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont (plot, script); John Byrne (plot)
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Oliver [as Glynis Wein]
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Angel; Colossus; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Cyclops; Lee Forrester (1st); Mariko Yashida; Carmen Pryde; Terri Pryde; VILLAIN: N'garai Demon (1st and Death)
Synopsis:
Kitty is left home alone on Christmas Eve and tangles with a nasty demon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This issue's story is the first of scriptwriter Chris Claremont's many homages to the 1979 film "Alien" in the X-Men series.

Blown About (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Hostess Cup Cakes; The Human Torch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont (responses)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes farewell to John Byrne and Terry Austin by Chris Claremont and "The Mighty Marvel Checklist!"

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Merry Christmas X-Men... Guess What Just Came Down the Chimney!
    X-Men
  2. 1. Demon
    X-Men
  3. 2. Blown About
    Hostess Cup Cakes; The Human Torch
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    X-Mail
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