(1996)

Marvel, 1996 Series
 
Price:
24.95 USD
Pages:
356
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
?
ISBN:
0785102221 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jaye Gardner (Reprint); Bob Harras (Original); Daryl Edelman (Assistant Original)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard modern age US
Binding:
softcover
Publishing Format:
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Rick Leonardi
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Sinister; Storm; Rogue; Wolverine; Colossus; Havok; Archangel; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Iceman; Dazzler; Cannonball

[Title and Credits] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / credits / 3 pages (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents)

X-Men / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Bernardo
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

[Cover to Uncanny X-Men #239] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Sinister; Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor]; Havok
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Indexer Notes

All of the cover reprints in this trade paperback have flames added to the image beginning in the lower left corner and spreading further and further up the image as the issues progress (this cover reprint has a small flame in the corner whereas the last cover reprinted, X-Factor #39, has flames rising halfway up the cover).

Vanities (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Psylocke; Dazzler; Longshot; Havok; VILLAINS: Mr. Sinister; N'astirh; Malice [Polaris]; Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor]; CAMEOS: Cyclops; Jean Grey; Nathan Christopher Summers
Synopsis:
Mr. Sinister muses on the death of the X-Men as he begins the plot that will release Inferno; Storm learns that Jean Grey is still alive and Wolverine admits that he already knows; With Scott off with X-Factor and Polaris possessed by Malice, Havok and Madelyne grow closer.
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[Cover to Uncanny X-Men #240] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Sinister; Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor]; N'astirh; Sabretooth; Scalphunter; Harpoon; Polaris [Malice]; Vertigo; Arclight; Scrambler
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Inferno, Part the First: Strike the Match (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Psylocke; Dazzler; Longshot; Havok; GUESTS: Gateway; M Squad; John Gray; Elaine Gray; VILLAINS: Mr. Sinister; Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor]; N'astirh; Marauders--Sabretooth; Scalphunter; Harpoon; Polaris [Malice]; Vertigo; Arclight; Scrambler; Blockbuster; Prism; CAMEO: Cyclops
Synopsis:
Maddie and Havok go on a date; Maddie contacts N'astirh and they arrive at Mr. Sinister's orphanage looking for Nathan Christopher; New York starts to demon out; The X-Men track down the Marauders in the Morlock tunnels and pay them back for the Mutant Massacre.
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[Cover to New Mutants #71] (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bret Blevins
Inks:
Bret Blevins
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
S'ym; Cannonball; Sunspot; Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair]; Magik [Illyana Rasputin]; Mirage [Dani Moonstar]; Warlock; Gosamyr
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Limbo (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
Bret Blevins
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
New Mutants--Magneto; Cannonball; Magik [Illyana Rasputin] (origin); Mirage [Dani Moonstar]; Sunspot; Warlock; Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair]; GUESTS: Gosamyr; Sebastian Shaw; White Queen [Emma Frost]; Selene; VILLAINS: S'ym; N'astirh; Crotus; Limbo Demons
Synopsis:
Illyana teleports the New Mutants to Limbo but finds that she cannot open another stepping disc to earth; The team battles Sy'm and his Limbo Demons who have been infected with the transmode virus; They learn about Magik's earlier life in Limbo and Illyana discovers that it was the demon N'astirh who saved her from S'ym when she was a young child being trained by Belasco; N'astirh urges Magik to battle S'ym; Magik defeats S'ym, transforms into a fiery red Darkchilde and brings the New Mutants to Times Square--along with hordes of demons as they have been betrayed by N'astirh who keeps the stepping disc opens so his forces can invade New York.
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[Cover to X-Factor #36] (Table of Contents)

X-Factor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Iceman; Inferno Demons
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Transformations! (Table of Contents)

X-Factor / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Factor--Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Archangel; Iceman; GUEST: Trish Tilby; VILLAINS: N'astirh; Crotus; Inferno Demons; CAMEOS: Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor]; Cameron Hodge; Candy Southern (Dead); Nathan Christopher Summers; Calvin and Hobbes
Synopsis:
Inferno begins and X-Factor has their hands full as New York City is crazy with demons; Through the chaos, Cyclops and Jean try to locate Nathan Christopher; With Candy dead, Archangel returns to the team.
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[Cover to Uncanny X-Men #241] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor]; N'astirh; Nathan Christopher Summers; John Grey (as a Demon); Elaine Grey (as a Demon)
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Inferno, Part the Second: Fan the Flame (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Psylocke; Dazzler; Longshot; Havok; GUEST: Nathan Christopher Summers; VILLAINS: Mr. Sinister; N'astirh; Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor] (origin); John Grey (as a Demon); Elaine Grey (as a Demon); Marauders--Scalphunter; Harpoon; Riptide; Vertigo; Prism; Polaris [Malice]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Jean Grey; Professor X
Synopsis:
The X-Men trounce the Marauders and start to act kind of demonic themselves; The Goblin Queen learns her origin--Maddie Pryor is a clone of Jean Grey created by Sinister; N'astirh, now infected with the transmode virus, arrives at Sinister's lair and delivers the Goblin Queen what he promised--her son Nathan Christopher.
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[Cover to New Mutants #72] (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bret Blevins
Inks:
Bret Blevins
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magik [Illyana Rasputin]; N'astirh
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Demon Reign (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
Bret Blevins
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
New Mutants--Cannonball; Magik [Illyana Rasputin]; Mirage [Dani Moonstar]; Sunspot; Warlock; Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair]; GUESTS: Gosamyr; X-Terminators--Rusty Collins; Skids; Boom Boom; Rictor; Artie; Leech; Wiz Kid; VILLAINS: S'ym; N'astirh; Limbo Demons
Synopsis:
N'astirh and S'ym battle over Magik who has taken on the form of a demon; The New Mutants team up with the X-Terminators to save ten babies that N'astirh is using in an arcane spell to keep his door to Limbo open; S'ym infects N'astirh with the transmode virus; Magik is confronted by N'astirh once more and submits to the temptation of using her Soul Sword against him which transforms her into a silver armored form.
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[Cover to New Mutants #73] (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bret Blevins
Inks:
Bret Blevins
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Colossus; Magik [Illyana Rasputin]; Cannonball; Rictor; Boom Boom; Sunspot; Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair]
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The Gift (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
Bret Blevins
Inks:
Al Williamson; Mike Manley
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
New Mutants--Magneto; Cannonball; Magik [Illyana Rasputin]; Mirage [Dani Moonstar]; Sunspot; Warlock; Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair]; GUESTS: Gosamyr; Colossus; Sebastian Shaw; White Queen [Emma Frost]; Selene; X-Terminators--Rusty Collins; Skids; Boom Boom; Rictor; Artie; Leech; VILLAINS: S'ym; N'astirh; Limbo Demons; CAMEOS: Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor]; Nathan Christopher Summers
Synopsis:
N'astirh tries to stike a deal with Magneto and the Hellfire Club; Magik battles S'ym but when her brother arrives, she teleports the New Mutants to Limbo in shame as she doesn't want Colossus to see the creature she has become; The New Mutants enter a Limbo stepping disc into the past and rescue the six-year old Illyana; Magik tries to kill her younger, innocent self but Wolfsbane talks her out of it; Magik sends the demons and S'ym back to Limbo and seals it shut, but the massive expulsion of power reverts her back to being a six-year old child.
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[Cover to X-Factor #37] (Table of Contents)

X-Factor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Archangel; Iceman; Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor]; Nathan Christopher Summers
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A Matter of Honor (Table of Contents)

X-Factor / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Factor--Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Archangel; Iceman; GUEST: Nathan Christopher Summers; VILLAINS: Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor]; N'Astirh; Inferno Demons; CAMEO: Wolverine
Synopsis:
With the city going crazy and demons everywhere, X-Factor tries to save Nathan Christopher from N'Astirh and the Goblin Queen.
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[Cover to Uncanny X-Men #242] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Storm; Wolverine; Havok; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Iceman; Beast; Archangel
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Inferno Part the Third: Burn! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Psylocke; Dazzler; Longshot; Havok; GUESTS: Nathan Christopher Summers; X-Factor--Cyclops; Jean Grey; Iceman; Beast; Archangel; VILLAINS: Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor]; N'astirh; John Grey (as a Demon); Elaine Grey (as a Demon); CAMEO FLASHBACK: Forge; Magus
Synopsis:
The Goblin Queen has dropped into her Madelyne Pryor form and, thinking that she is being attacked by X-Factor, the X-Men battle their old friends; Under control of the effects of Inferno, the X-Men continue to grow more irrational and violent; Havok joins Maddie and N'astirh as they retire to the top of the Empire State Building and prepare to sacrifice Nathan Christopher in order to open a doorway to Limbo; The X-Men and X-Factor finally get their act together and combine forces to battle and destroy N'astirh; Unfortunately, the Goblin Queen stands revealed as the real power of Inferno as she captures Jean Grey and continues her sinister plot.
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[Cover to X-Factor #38] (Table of Contents)

X-Factor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jean Grey; Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor]; Cyclops
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Duet! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Al 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.
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[Cover to Uncanny X-Men #243] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Storm; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Colossus; Iceman; Beast; Havok; Longshot; Mr. Sinister
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Inferno, Part the Fourth: Ashes (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men--Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Psylocke; Dazzler; Longshot; Havok; GUEST: Nathan Christopher Summers; John Grey; Elaine Gray; X-Factor--Cyclops; Jean Grey; Iceman; Beast; Archangel; VILLAINS: Mr. Sinister; Goblin Queen [Madelyne Pryor] (dead); Marauders--Sabretooth; Blockbuster; Polaris [Malice]; CAMEOS: Professor X; Juggernaut
Synopsis:
The X-Men battle Mr. Sinister on the psychic plane; Maddie's mind merges with Jean Grey's and fights for dominance; The X-Men hunt Sinister and the Marauders to his base of operations, Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters; The X-Men attempt to separate Malice and Polaris but Sinister teleports them out and knocks them unconscious with only Longshot standing in the way of his victory.
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[Cover to X-Factor #39] (Table of Contents)

X-Factor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Archangel; Iceman; Storm; Wolverine; Rogue; Colossus; Havok; Psylocke; Dazzler; Longshot
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Ashes to Ashes (Table of Contents)

X-Factor / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
Walt Simonson
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
Gregory Wright
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Factor--Cyclops (Origin); Jean Grey; Beast; Archangel; Iceman; GUESTS: X-Men--Storm; Wolverine; Rogue; Colossus; Havok; Psylocke; Dazzler; Longshot; VILLAINS: Mr. Sinister; Malice [Polaris]; Sabretooth; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Madelyne Pryor
Synopsis:
Mr. Sinister has blown up X-Mansion with all of the X-Men inside and only Longshot stands in his way of total victory; Beast shows up and helps Longshot occupy Sinister while the X-Men dig themselves out of the rubble; During the ensuing conflict, Sinister reveals that Cyclops was brought to his orphanage as a boy and manipulated by the villain; Realizing that Sinister is wary of Cyclops' eye beams, the X-Men distract him while Havok uses his powers to supercharge his brother; Cyclops blasts Sinister into oblivion; The X-Men and X-Factor part to carry on their separate missions.
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[Back Cover] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
Various
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Contains promo copy for the contents of the trade paperback and a few spot illustrations including art for a promo ad that appeared in comics but did not appear in the actual comics reprinted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. [Title and Credits]
    X-Men
  3. 2. Introduction
    X-Men
  4. 3. [Cover to Uncanny X-Men #239]
    X-Men
  5. 4. Vanities
    X-Men
  6. 5. [Cover to Uncanny X-Men #240]
    X-Men
  7. 6. Inferno, Part the First: Strike the Match
    X-Men
  8. 7. [Cover to New Mutants #71]
    New Mutants
  9. 8. Limbo
    New Mutants
  10. 9. [Cover to X-Factor #36]
    X-Factor
  11. 10. Transformations!
    X-Factor
  12. 11. [Cover to Uncanny X-Men #241]
    X-Men
  13. 12. Inferno, Part the Second: Fan the Flame
    X-Men
  14. 13. [Cover to New Mutants #72]
    New Mutants
  15. 14. Demon Reign
    New Mutants
  16. 15. [Cover to New Mutants #73]
    New Mutants
  17. 16. The Gift
    New Mutants
  18. 17. [Cover to X-Factor #37]
    X-Factor
  19. 18. A Matter of Honor
    X-Factor
  20. 19. [Cover to Uncanny X-Men #242]
    X-Men
  21. 20. Inferno Part the Third: Burn!
    X-Men
  22. 21. [Cover to X-Factor #38]
    X-Factor
  23. 22. Duet!
    X-Factor
  24. 23. [Cover to Uncanny X-Men #243]
    X-Men
  25. 24. Inferno, Part the Fourth: Ashes
    X-Men
  26. 25. [Cover to X-Factor #39]
    X-Factor
  27. 26. Ashes to Ashes
    X-Factor
  28. 27. [Back Cover]
    X-Men
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