Classic X-Men #8 [Direct Edition]
(April 1987)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Ann Nocenti; Terry Kavanagh (assistant editor); Marv Wolfman (original material); Jim Shooter (editor in chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


New X-Men vs. Old X-Men! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Arthur Adams (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Adams (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Polaris; Beast; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Cyclops; Nightcrawler; Colossus; Storm; Iceman; Wolverine; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Havok]
Reprints:

Frontispiece (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Arthur Adams
Inks:
Arthur Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Greater Love Hath No X-Man... (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (p. 1-11, 13-14, 16-19); James Sherman (p. 12, 15)
Inks:
Dave Cockrum (p. 1-11, 13-14, 16-19); Sam Grainger (p. 12, 15)
Colors:
Michele Wrightson (p. 1-11, 13-14, 16-19); Paul Becton (p. 12, 15)
Letters:
Annette Kawecki (p. 1-11, 13-14, 16-19); Rick Parker (p. 12, 15)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUEST: Peter Corbeau; VILLAINS: Stephen Lang, X-Sentinels [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Angel; Beast; Iceman; Havok; Polaris]
Synopsis:
The X-Men have to battle the X-Sentinels to free their captured comrades. The space station is damaged in the fight, and Jean has to guide the Shuttle back to earth herself knowing the strain will kill her.
Reprints:

Portraits of the X-Men (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Dave Cockrum
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Phoenix (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Bolton
Inks:
John Bolton
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Cyclops; Nightcrawler; Colossus; Banshee; Wolverine; Storm; Professor X; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]]; Peter Corbeau; Phoenix Force
Reprints:

[Cover to X-Men #100] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Dave Cockrum
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Storm; Colossus; Wolverine; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; X-Sentinels [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Angel; Beast; Iceman]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Bolton
Inks:
John Bolton
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. New X-Men vs. Old X-Men!
    X-Men
  2. 1. Frontispiece
    X-Men
  3. 2. Greater Love Hath No X-Man...
    X-Men
  4. 3. Portraits of the X-Men
    X-Men
  5. 4. Phoenix
    X-Men
  6. 5. [Cover to X-Men #100]
    X-Men
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
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