Classic X-Men #40 [Direct Edition]
(Mid November 1989)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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); Jim Salicrup (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 6 (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]; Jason Wyngarde

Frontispiece (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Steve Lightle
Inks:
Steve Lightle
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jean Grey; Wolverine

Too Late, the Heroes (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:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey; also as Dark Phoenix on last page]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Beast; VILLAINS: Hellfire Club [Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Donald Pierce; Mastermind]; Hellfire Soldiers; CAMEO: Senator Robert Kelly
Synopsis:
Jean breaks Mastermind's spell over her and the X-Men battle the Hellfire Club through the Club's mansion. Jean drives Mastermind insane for toying with her mind. Jean snaps and becomes Dark Phoenix.
Reprints:

Fundamental Imbalance (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom Orzechowski
Pencils:
Jim Fern
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nightcrawler
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Dark Phoenix Saga Part 6
    X-Men
  2. 1. Frontispiece
    X-Men
  3. 2. Too Late, the Heroes
    X-Men
  4. 3. Fundamental Imbalance
    X-Men
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • David Southwood