X-Factor #1 [Direct Edition]
(February 1986)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 0.50 GBP; 1.50 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Mike Carlin (Editor); Michael Higgins (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 1st Appearance of X-Factor (the 5 original X-Men)

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Baptism Of Fire ! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Factor [Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Angel; Iceman]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits given in Marvel Age #64 (along with an unused cover by Jackson Guice).

Third Genesis (Table of Contents)

X-Factor / comic story / 42 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Layton
Pencils:
Jackson Guice
Inks:
Bob Layton; Jackson Guice; Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
Petra Scotese; Christie Scheele [as Max Scheele]; Glynis Oliver
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Factor (1st Team)--Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Angel; Iceman; GUESTS: Rusty Collins; Cameron Hodge; Madelyne Pryor; Nathan Christopher Summers; Candy Southern; Mr. Fantastic; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Storm; Banshee; Dark Phoenix; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Wasp; Hercules; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]
Synopsis:
The original X-Men find out that Jean Grey is still alive and gather for a reunion. Jean explains her near-death experience and the Phoenix phenomenon. The team decides to form X-Factor, a group of mutant hunters whose real purpose is to rescue and help new mutants. Navy man Rusty Collins manifests destructive flame powers and X-Factor brings him in.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from Fantastic Four #286.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Baptism Of Fire !
    X-Factor
  2. 1. Third Genesis
    X-Factor
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