Classic X-Men #38 [Direct Edition]
(October 1989)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 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:
Bob Harras; 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 Dark Phoenix Saga Part 4 (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Steve Lightle (signed)
Inks:
Steve Lightle (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Mastermind [Jason Wyngarde]; Cyclops

Frontispiece (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Steve Lightle
Inks:
Steve Lightle
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jean Grey

And Hellfire Is Their Name (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont; John Byrne (co-plotter)
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Candy Southern; VILLAINS: Hellfire Club [Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Donald Pierce; Mastermind; Tessa]; Hellfire Soldiers; CAMEO FLASHBACK: White Queen [Emma Frost]; Dazzler; Kitty Pryde
Synopsis:
The X-Men seek out Angel's advice on how to deal with the Hellfire Club as he is a member. The X-Men infiltrate the Club and are beaten by the inner circle. Mastermind works his final mojo on Jean Grey and she becomes the Black Queen of the Hellfire Club. Wolverine is the only X-Man left to mount a rescue.
Reprints:

Strangers on a Lift (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ann Nocenti
Pencils:
Kyle Baker
Inks:
Kyle Baker
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Bill Oakley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dazzler
Synopsis:
Dazzler gets stuck in an elevator with a total creep.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Dark Phoenix Saga Part 4
    X-Men
  2. 1. Frontispiece
    X-Men
  3. 2. And Hellfire Is Their Name
    X-Men
  4. 3. Strangers on a Lift
    X-Men
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