X-Factor #38 [Direct Edition]
(March 1989)

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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Bob Harras (Editor); Daryl Edelman (Assistant Editor); Tom DeFalco (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.

Keywords:
Inferno

Inferno (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks:
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jean Grey; Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor]; Cyclops
Reprints:
Keywords:
Inferno

Duet! (Table of Contents)

X-Factor / comic story / 41 pages (report information)

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Allen Milgrom
Colors:
Tom Vincent
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Factor--Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Archangel; Iceman; GUESTS: Nathan Christopher Summers; John Grey; Elaine Grey; X-Men--Storm; Wolverine; Havok; Colossus; Rogue; Psylocke; Longshot; Dazzler; VILLAINS: Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor] (origin and death); Inferno Demons; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Mr. Sinister; Scalphunter; Harpoon; Prism; Roma
Synopsis:
Under the influence of the Goblin Queen, the X-Men and X-Factor renew their conflict with each other; Jean and Maddie battle as Maddie reveals that she is a clone of Jean Grey created by Mr. Sinister and brought to life by a small fraction of the power of the Phoenix; When the Goblin Queen releases the Phoenix to kill Nathan Christopher and open a doorway to Limbo, Jean is able to absorb the Phoenix force away from the Goblin Queen but, as this is what was powering Maddie's life, she dies; New York returns to normal and the Inferno is quenched; With Nathan Christopher safe, Jean's parents restored to their human form and the Goblin Queen dead, the X-Men and X-Factor vow to track down Mr. Sinister and make him pay for his hand the plot.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Inferno

Indexer Notes

Inferno crossover; Cont. from Uncanny X-Men #242; Cont. in Uncanny X-Men #243

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Inferno
    X-Factor
  2. 1. Duet!
    X-Factor
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