The New Mutants #21 [Direct Edition]
(November 1984)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 0.50 GBP; 1.25 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Ann Nocenti (editor); Peter Sanderson (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.

Double-Sized Issue.


Slumber Party (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz (painting, signed)
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz (painting, signed)
Colors:
Bill Sienkiewicz (painting, signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
New Mutants [Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair]; Magik [Illyana Rasputin]; Magma; Cannonball [Sam Guthrie]; Sunspot [Roberto Da Costa]]
Reprints:

Slumber Party! (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski; L. Lois Buhalis

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor X [Charles Xavier]; New Mutants [Cannonball [Sam Guthrie]; Magik [Illyana Rasputin]; Magma; Danielle Moonstar [Mirage]; Sunspot [Roberto Da Costa]; Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair]; Warlock]; Lockheed; Magneto (guest-star); Magus (Flashback); Doug Ramsey
Synopsis:
The New Mutant girls host a slumber party with their friends from Salem Center. Warlock destroys Asteroid M and lands near Xavier's school. After some chaos, the New Mutants bring in Doug to communicate with Warlock, and invite him to join the school.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Asteroid M; Danger Room; Professor Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters

Indexer Notes

Warlock joins the New Mutants at the end of this story, and Doug Ramsey shortly after. Magneto's long-time base, Asteroid M, is destroyed in this story; it is rebuilt in X-Men (1991) #1.

Magneto next appears in Uncanny X-Men #188. The New Mutants appear next in New Mutants Annual #1.

Cannonball (Table of Contents)

Cannonball / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski; L. Lois Buhalis

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cannonball [Sam Guthrie]
Reprints:

Magik (Table of Contents)

Magik / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski; L. Lois Buhalis

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magik [Illyana Rasputin]
Reprints:

Sunspot (Table of Contents)

Sunspot / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski; L. Lois Buhalis

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sunspot [Roberto DaCosta]
Reprints:

["As you see, we have a new title for..."] (Table of Contents)

Report Card / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Lee Cavett, Anne Raine, Anthony Padilla, Professor Azimuth, T. M. Maple, David Riley, Kathy Li, Joel Kinstle, David Preston, Jesse Raley, and Melissa Cook.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Slumber Party
    New Mutants
  2. 1. Slumber Party!
    New Mutants
  3. 2. Cannonball
    Cannonball
  4. 3. Magik
    Magik
  5. 4. Sunspot
    Sunspot
  6. 5. ["As you see, we have a new title for..."]
    Report Card
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