X-Factor #25 [2nd Print Variant]
(January 2008)

Marvel, 2006 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD; 3.05 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode:
75960605878502531
Editing:
Nick Lowe; Will Panzo (assistant); Axel Alonso (executive editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of X-Factor (Marvel, 2006 series) #25 [Finch Cover]. There exist further variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Scott Eaton
Inks:
John Dell
Colors:
Frank D'Armata
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Multiple Man [Jamie Madrox]; M [Monet St. Croix]; Layla Miller; Rictor [Julio Esteban Richter]; Siryn [Theresa Rourke Cassidy]; Strong Guy [Guido Carosella]; Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair]
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Cover sports Messiah Complex trade dress.

Previously in Messiah Complex... (Table of Contents)

X-Factor / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Recap of story-to-date.

Messiah Complex, Chapter Three (Table of Contents)

X-Factor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter David
Pencils:
Scot Eaton
Inks:
John Dell
Colors:
Frank D'Armata
Letters:
Cory Petit

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
X-Factor [Multiple Man [Jamie Madrox]; Layla Miller; Rictor [Julio Esteban Richter; also as Joaquin Murrieta]; Siryn [Theresa Rourke Cassidy]; Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair]]; Forge; X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan; James Howlett]]; New X-Men [Hellion; Mercury [Cessily Kincaid]; Rockslide [Santo Vaccarro]; Surge [Noriko Ashida]; X-23 [Laura Kinney]]; Amelia Voght; VILLAINS: The Purifiers; Taylor
Synopsis:
X-Factor Investigations joins the search for the missing mutant baby! Rictor infiltrates the Purifiers' church in hopes of learning what they know about the kidnapping, but the secrets he uncovers surpass his wildest nightmares. Meanwhile, Madrox and Layla visit Forge and learn the terrible truth about the future of mutantkind. [per solicitation]

Indexer Notes

Story continued from THE UNCANNY X-MEN (Marvel, 1981 series) #492 and story continues in NEW X-MEN (Marvel, 2004 series) #44.

U.S. Postal Service Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation / statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership average # of copies in preceding 12 months: 54,710.

Fury's Files (Table of Contents)

Fury's Files / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; John Cassaday; David Finch; Billy Tan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
X-23; Beast [Hank McCoy]; X-Men [Cyclops; Jean Grey; Angel; Iceman; Beast]; X-Men [Cyclops; Emma Frost [White Queen]; Wolverine; Angel; Nightcrawler]; Magneto
Synopsis:
"Discovered in a decommissioned S.H.I.E.L.D. safehouse, a list of little known facts about the X-Men was discovered that Nick Fury personally collected to be used or leveraged when necessary."

Indexer Notes

Small illustrated capsules from the covers to X-Men #1 (1963) and X-Men Messiah Complex #1 (2008) adorn the bottom edge of the page. Additionally there are two small illustrated capsules of Beast taken from an interior panel of Astonishing X-Men and X-23 taken from the cover to X-23 #3 (2005).

Look Who's Talking: Writer Matt Fraction (Table of Contents)

Look Who's Talking / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marvel (interviewer); Matt Fraction (interviewee)
Pencils:
David Aja
Inks:
David Aja
Colors:
Matt Hollingsworth
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Iron Fist [Danny Rand]
Synopsis:
Interview with writer of IMMORTAL IRON FIST, Matt Fraction.

Indexer Notes

Features a portion of the cover to issue #1 of IMMORTAL IRON FIST.

Questions That Need Answers! (Table of Contents)

Questions That Need Answers! / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Cassaday; David Finch; John Romita, Sr.; Bryan Hitch; Frank Cho; Mike Allred; ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Wasp; Kitty Pryde; Spider Woman [Jessica Drew]; Luke Cage; Psylocke; Mary Jane Watson; Squirrel Girl; Ms. Marvel; Dead Girl; Galactus; Clea; Mystique; Gambit
Synopsis:
If you could date a Marvel character, who would it be and why?

Indexer Notes

Fourteen writers and artists answered this question: J. Michael Straczynski, Marc Sumerak, Brian Reed, Brian Michael Bendis, Dan Slott, C.B. Cebulski, Joe Quesada, Frank Cho, Chris Yost, Fred Van Lente, Matt Fraction, Jeff Parker, Craig Kyle and Christian Strain. Additionally, the answers to this question is enhanced by a small illustrated capsule of the Marvel character in question.

And a Sneak Peek of Things to Come... (Table of Contents)

X-Men / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
David Finch
Inks:
Danny Miki
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Rogue; Gambit; Emma Frost [White Queen]; Mr. Sinister; Lady Deathstrike

Indexer Notes

Presents full page cover art for X-Men #205 in black and white.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Factor
  2. 1. Previously in Messiah Complex...
    X-Factor
  3. 2. Messiah Complex, Chapter Three
    X-Factor
  4. 3. U.S. Postal Service Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
    Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  5. 4. Fury's Files
    Fury's Files
  6. 5. Look Who's Talking: Writer Matt Fraction
    Look Who's Talking
  7. 6. Questions That Need Answers!
    Questions That Need Answers!
  8. 7. And a Sneak Peek of Things to Come...
    X-Men
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gregory Fischer