Classic X-Men #21 [Direct Edition]
(May 1988)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.50 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); Roger Stern (original editor)
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:
Arthur Adams (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Nightcrawler; Wolverine; Storm; Cyclops; Colossus]; Ka-Zar; Zabu

[Frontispiece with Credits] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Arthur Adams (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Visons of Death (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont; John Byrne (co-plotter)
Pencils:
John Byrne (p. 1-10, 14-20); Kieron Dwyer (p. 11-13)
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Rick Parker (p. 1-10, 14-20); Tom Orzechowski (p. 11-13)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Ka-Zar; Zabu; Nereel; Fall People; VILLAINS: Sauron; Zaladane; Garokk; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Iceman; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Beast
Synopsis:
The X-Men fight Sauron until he transforms back to Karl Lykos. Ka-Zar shows up and he and Karl tell the X-Men the tale of Zaladane awakening Garokk. Cyclops decides to leave the Savage Land rather than help as he fears for Xavier's safety. The way back to the surface world is blocked by ice as the Savage Land begins to undergo a terrible change.
Reprints:

First Love (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:
Colossus
Reprints:

[Covers to X-Men #114 and 115] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi; Michael Higgins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler; Beast]; Sauron
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Bolton (signed)
Inks:
John Bolton (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Colossus
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. [Frontispiece with Credits]
    X-Men
  3. 2. Visons of Death
    X-Men
  4. 3. First Love
    X-Men
  5. 4. [Covers to X-Men #114 and 115]
    X-Men
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
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