Classic X-Men #23 [Direct Edition]
(July 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; Bob Harras; Terry Kavanagh (assistant editor); Daryl Edelman (assistant editor); Roger Stern (original material)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Origin of Professor X (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor X; Shadow King [Amahl Farouk]

Indexer Notes

1st Cover Copy in Classic X-Men

Frontispiece (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Arthur Adams
Inks:
Arthur Adams
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor X; Amahl Farouk

Psi War (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont; John Byrne (co-plotter)
Pencils:
John Byrne; Kieron Dwyer (new pages)
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Clem Robins; Tom Orzechowski (new pages)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X (origin); Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Moira MacTaggert; Lilandra; Misty Knight; VILLAIN: Shadow King [Amahl Farouk]
Synopsis:
The X-Men adrift on the ocean are picked up by a Japanese ship. Xavier recounts an early adventure where he first met Storm as a thief in Cairo and did battle with the Shadow King.
Reprints:

Nightcrawler's High Adventure (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nightcrawler; Storm (cameo)
Reprints:

Pin-Up (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Arthur Adams
Inks:
Arthur Adams
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine

Pin-Up (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mark Chiarello
Inks:
Kent Williams
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nightcrawler; Wolverine; Colossus

[Cover to X-Men #117] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi; Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Nightcrawler]; Shadow King [Amahl Farouk]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Bolton
Inks:
John Bolton
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nightcrawler
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Origin of Professor X
    X-Men
  2. 1. Frontispiece
    X-Men
  3. 2. Psi War
    X-Men
  4. 3. Nightcrawler's High Adventure
    X-Men
  5. 4. Pin-Up
    X-Men
  6. 5. Pin-Up
    X-Men
  7. 6. [Cover to X-Men #117]
    X-Men
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
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