Classic X-Men #42 [Direct Edition]
(Mid December 1989)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
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 8 (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Steve Lightle
Inks:
Steve Lightle
Colors:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Beast

Frontispiece (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Steve Lightle
Inks:
Steve Lightle
Colors:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Professor X

Child of Light and Darkness (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; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Beast; Angel; Lilandra; Gladiator; Edwin Jarvis; VILLAIN: Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey]; CAMEO: Jimmy Carter
Synopsis:
Dark Phoenix returns to Earth to face the X-Men and her old life; After a pitched battle with her former teammates, Jean is restored to her right mind after a furious assault by Xavier; As the team is celebrating the purging of the Phoenix force, they vanish into thin air.
Reprints:

When Dreams Are Dust (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Mike Collins
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
Gregory Wright
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Mr. Sinister; Professor X; Jean Grey
Synopsis:
Cyclops thinks he is about to get adopted from the orphanage but Mr. Sinister intervenes.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Dark Phoenix Saga Part 8
    X-Men
  2. 1. Frontispiece
    X-Men
  3. 2. Child of Light and Darkness
    X-Men
  4. 3. When Dreams Are Dust
    X-Men
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