(January 1983)

Marvel UK, 1979 Series
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Price:
0.60 GBP; 0.84 IEP
Pages:
56
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Ltd.
Brand:
A Marvel Monthly
Editing:
Bernie Jaye
Color:
Colour cover; Black-and-white interior
Dimensions:
Magazine-size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Incorporating Rampage Monthly


Phoenix Must Die! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset; ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Phoenix
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne; George Perez
Inks:
Terry Austin; Dan Green
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Watcher; Wonder Man; Beast

Indexer Notes

Art taken from stories in issue.

The Fate of the Phoenix! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Jim Salicrup; Louise Jones; Jim Shooter (Editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey; Marvel Girl; Dark Phoenix] (Death); Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Watcher; Recorder; Beast; Angel; Lilandra; Shi'ar; Kree; Skrulls; Supreme Intelligence; Gladiator; Imperial Guard [Starbolt; Oracle; Tempest; Nightside; Smasher; Warstar (first appearance); Earthquake (first appearance); Hussar (first appearance); Manta (first appearance)]
Synopsis:
Lilandra transports the X-Men to her base so that Phoenix can be killed for her crime of wiping out an entire star system. Xavier explains that the Phoenix Force has been purged from Jean and demands the right to trial by combat when his captors refuse to listen. The X-Men and the Imperial Guard fight on the Blue Area of the Moon to determine Jean's fate. During the battle, Dark Phoenix manifests herself once again and Jean sacrifices herself rather than let the Phoenix loose on the universe.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Blue Area of the Moon; moon; trial by combat

Mighty Marvel's Superhero Checklist (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Falcon; Firelord; Gargoyle; Gorgon
Synopsis:
Brief profiles of several superheroes.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 6 and 7 of X-Men story.

MSH letters (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Between pages 10 and 11 of X-Men story.

Earth 33 1/3 (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Tim Quinn ?; Dicky Howett ?
Pencils:
Tim Quinn ?; Dicky Howett ?
Inks:
Tim Quinn ?; Dicky Howett ?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Man-Thing

Indexer Notes

At end of the Letters Page.

Better Red Than Ronin! (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie
Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
Dan Green
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Jim Salicrup; Jim Shooter (Editor-in-chief)

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Artists Galore (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David Lloyd
Pencils:
Darrell Andrews
Inks:
Darrell Andrews
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Captain Britain
Synopsis:
Features both fan art and advice to aspiring artists.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 7 and 8 of Avengers story.

White hopes, Red nightmares (Table of Contents)

Night Raven / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Moore
Pencils:
Paul Neary
Inks:
Paul Neary
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Night Raven

Indexer Notes

Between pages 13 and 14 of Avengers story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Phoenix Must Die!
    X-Men
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Fate of the Phoenix!
    X-Men
  4. 3. Mighty Marvel's Superhero Checklist
  5. 4. MSH letters
  6. 5. Earth 33 1/3
  7. 6. Better Red Than Ronin!
    Avengers
  8. 7. Artists Galore
  9. 8. White hopes, Red nightmares
    Night Raven
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