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X-Men #23 [Direct Edition]
(August 1993)

Marvel, 1991 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.60 CAD; 0.95 GBP
Pages:
38
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
759606017720 02311
Editing:
Bob Harras; Lisa Patrick (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.

Hunt for Magneto contest card bound in; Gatefold back cover (ads).


Comes the Time of Testing... (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Andy Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Mark Pennington (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Gauntlet; Tusk; Foxbat; Barrage
Reprints:

Leaning Towards Oneself (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Fabian Nicieza
Pencils:
Andy Kubert
Inks:
Mark Pennington
Colors:
Joe Rosas
Letters:
Bill Oakley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Wolverine; Gambit; Rogue; Psylocke; Beast; Jubilee]; GUEST: Revanche [Betsy Braddock]; VILLAINS: Silver Samurai; Nyoirin Henecha; Shinobi Shaw; Matsuo Tsurayaba; Mr. Sinister; Dark Riders [Gauntlet; Tusk; Foxbat; Barrage; Hardrive]
Synopsis:
Sinister discusses the virus (Legacy) that Stryfe unleashed; Cyclops faces off with the Dark Riders; Kwannon and Betsy Braddock try to sort out their minds; Professor X and Wolverine discuss rumors of Magneto.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sinister refers to Cyclops' brothers plural when Havok is the only known sibling, thus beginning the heated fanboy debate over the other Summer's boy, with Gambit being the favorite.

X-Pressions (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Dev Persaud, Sean Burke & Nick Schlosser, Matt Baldwin, Nick Barnes

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Comes the Time of Testing...
    X-Men
  2. 1. Leaning Towards Oneself
    X-Men
  3. 2. X-Pressions
    X-Pressions
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