Classic X-Men #17 [Direct Edition]
(January 1988)

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
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Ann Nocenti; Terry Kavanagh (assistant editor); Archie Goodwin (original material)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jon Bogdanove (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Wolverine; Storm (photo); Phoenix [Jean Grey] (photo); Colossus (photo); Nightcrawler {photo)]

Frontispiece (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jon Bogdanove
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Beast

Mindgames (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne (p. 3-19); Kieron Dwyer (p. 1-2)
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUEST: Beast; VILLAIN: Mesmero; CAMEO: Magneto
Synopsis:
Beast comes a calling and finds X-Mansion empty so he tracks the X-Men to a carnival in Texas where they are performing as sideshow freaks. Mesmero is uncovered as the culprit, but once his hold is broken over the team, Magneto shows up to crash the party.
Reprints:

A Taste for Vengeance! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Bolton
Inks:
John Bolton
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Cyclops; Banshee; Storm; Nightcrawler; Colossus; Wolverine]; Mesmero
Synopsis:
Mesmero makes the X-Men turn on each other and then decides to humiliate them by turning them into sideshow freaks.
Reprints:

[Covers to X-Men #109 and 111] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Dave Cockrum (#109); Terry Austin (#111)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe; Dan Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee Nightcrawler]; Weapon Alpha
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Bolton
Inks:
John Bolton
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jean Grey; Mesmero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. Frontispiece
    X-Men
  3. 2. Mindgames
    X-Men
  4. 3. A Taste for Vengeance!
    X-Men
  5. 4. [Covers to X-Men #109 and 111]
    X-Men
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
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