Classic X-Men #43 [Direct Edition]
(January 1990)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages:
52
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); Jim Salicrup (original material); Louise Simonson (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 9 (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]

Frontispiece (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Steve Lightle
Inks:
Steve Lightle
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero

The Fate of the Phoenix (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 35 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; also as Marvel Girl and Dark Phoenix](death); Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Watcher; Recorder; Beast; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Lilandra; Shi'ar; Kree; Skrulls; Supreme Intelligence; Gladiator; Imperial Guard [Starbolt; Oracle; Tempest; Nightside; Smasher; Warstar; Earthquake; Hussar; Manta]
Synopsis:
Lilandra transports the X-Men to her base so that Phoenix can be killed for her crime of wiping out an entire star system. Xavier explains that the Phoenix Force has been purged from Jean and demands the right to trial by combat when his captors refuse to listen. The X-Men and the Imperial Guard fight on the Blue Area of the Moon to determine Jean's fate. During the battle, Dark Phoenix manifests herself once again and Jean sacrifices herself rather than let the Phoenix loose on the universe.
Reprints:

Flights of Angels (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Mike Collins
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jean Grey; CAMEOS: Cyclops; D'Bari Aliens; Shi'ar; Mr. Sinister
Synopsis:
After Jean is killed, she has a conversation with the personification of Death in the guise of a construction worker.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Dark Phoenix Saga Part 9
    X-Men
  2. 1. Frontispiece
    X-Men
  3. 2. The Fate of the Phoenix
    X-Men
  4. 3. Flights of Angels
    X-Men
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