X-Men: Alpha Flight [Premiere Edition]
(2011)

Marvel, 2011 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
34.99 USD; 39.99 CAD
Pages
288 ?
On-sale date
2011
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Premiere Classic
ISBN
978-0-7851-5513-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785155133 53499
Editing
John Barber (collection); James Emmett (editorial assistant); Joe Hochstein (editorial assistant); Nelson Ribeiro (assistant editor); Alex Starbuck (assistant editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy
Binding
hardcover with dustjacket
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Thomas Mason

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Colossus; Weapon Alpha [James MacDonald Hudson; Vindicator; Guardian]
Reprints

[Title and Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men; Alpha Flight / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Cassaday
Inks
John Cassaday
Colors
Liquid!

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Kitty Pryde]; Alpha Flight [Shaman; Snowbird; Sasquatch]
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men #109] (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe
Editing
Archie Goodwin

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-men [Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee]; Weapon Alpha [James MacDonald Hudson; Vindicator; Guardian]
Reprints

Home Are the Heroes! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
Archie Goodwin

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; Weapon Alpha [James MacDonald Hudson; Vindicator; Guardian]; Lilandra; Moira MacTaggert; John Grey; Elaine Grey; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Gladiator; Starbolt; Nightshade; D'Ken; Starjammers [Corsair; Hepzibah; Raza; Ch'od]
Synopsis
The X-Men return to the Mansion after saving the universe. During a nice, relaxing afternoon off, Weapon Alpha attacks for the purpose of returning Wolvie to Canada.
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men #120] (Table of Contents: 4)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Budiansky
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi
Editing
Roger Stern

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; Alpha Flight [Vindicator [James MacDonald Hudson]; Shaman; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]]
Reprints

Wanted: Wolverine! Dead or Alive! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
John Byrne (plot); Chris Claremont (plot, script)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Roger Stern

Job Number
LG512
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Sunfire; Mariko Yashida; Colleen Wing; Alpha Flight [Vindiactor [James MacDonald Hudson]; Shaman [Michael Twoyoungmen]; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]; Snowbird [Anne McKenzie]; Northstar [Jean-Paul Beaubier]; Aurora [Jeanne-Marie Beaubier]
Synopsis
The X-Men fly out of Japan but a freak storm heads their plane into Canada where Alpha Flight is waiting to take Wolvie into custody. The X-Men begin their battle with Canada's super team.
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men #121] (Table of Contents: 6)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi
Editing
Roger Stern

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Storm; Colossus]; Alpha Flight [Vindicator [James MacDonald Hudson]; Snowbird; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]]
Reprints

Shoot-Out at the Stampede! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
John Byrne (plot); Chris Claremont (plot, script)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
John Costanza (page one); Diana Albers
Editing
Roger Stern

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Colleen Wing; Misty Knight; Alpha Flight [Vindicator [James MacDonald Hudson]; Shaman; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]; Snowbird; Aurora; Northstar]; CAMEO: John Byrne
Synopsis
Alpha Flight and the X-Men fight over Wolverine. Wolvie surrenders to save his teammates, but escapes to return home with his pals.
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men #139] (Table of Contents: 8)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Novak
Editing
Louise Simonson (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Angel; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde
Reprints

...Something Wicked This Way Comes! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
John Byrne (plot); Chris Claremont (plot, script)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Angel; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; GUESTS: Heather Hudson; Stevie Hunter; Hulk (flashback); Alpha Flight [Vindicator [James MacDonald Hudson]; Shaman; Snowbird]; Wendigo (villain)
Synopsis
The X-Men begin to train together with their new line-up. Kitty tries to adjust to life as an X-Man. Wolvie and Nightcrawler head to Canada to help Alpha Flight track down Wendigo.
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men #140] (Table of Contents: 10)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi
Editing
Louise Simonson (original editor)

Job Number
LF256
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Wolverine; Nightcrawler]; Alpha Flight [Vindicator [James MacDonald Hudson]; Snowbird]; Wendigo
Reprints

Rage! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
John Byrne (plot); Chris Claremont (plot, script)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Angel; Storm; Wolverine (Origin); Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; Heather Hudson; Stevie Hunter; Alpha Flight [Vindicator [James MacDonald Hudson]; Shaman; Snowbird]; Wendigo (villain); Blob (villain)
Synopsis
Wolvie and Nightcrawler help Alpha Flight battle Wendigo. Shaman transforms the beast back to human form. The Canadian government disbands Alpha Flight.
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men / Alpha Flight (1998) #1] (Table of Contents: 12)

X-Men; Alpha Flight / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Cassaday
Inks
John Cassaday
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Mark Powers

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Storm; Wolverine; Colossus]; Alpha Flight [Guardian [James MacDonalds Hudson]; Northstar; Aurora; Puck]
Reprints

Survivors (Table of Contents: 13)

X-Men; Alpha Flight / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Raab; John Cassaday
Pencils
John Cassaday
Inks
John Cassaday
Colors
Jason Wright
Letters
Michael Heisler
Editing
Mark Powers

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]; Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Kitty Pryde]; Alpha Flight [Guardian [James MacDonald Hudson]; Shaman [Michael Twoyoungmen]; Snowbird [Anne McKenzie]; Aurora [Jeanne-Marie Beaubier]; Northstar [Jean-Paul Beaubier]; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]; Puck]; Gary Cody; Heather Hudson; Baron von Strucker; Hydra; Jean Grey (in photograph); Iceman (in photograph); Beast (in photograph); Tundra (Flashback); Master of the World (Flashback); Marrina (Flashback)
Synopsis
Cody sells the design for Mac's power suit to fund the Alpha Flight program, not realizing he is selling it to Hydra. On their first date, Kitty and Colossus are abducted, along with the rest of the X-Men, by Hydra and Strucker as vengeance for Xavier's interfering in the good Baron's plans in the past. Alpha Flight is called in to the rescue.
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men / Alpha Flight (1998) #2] (Table of Contents: 14)

X-Men; Alpha Flight / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Cassaday
Inks
John Cassaday
Colors
Liquid!
Editing
Mark Powers

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; Alpha Flight [Shaman; Snowbird; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]]; Baron von Strucker
Reprints

Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot... (Table of Contents: 15)

X-Men; Alpha Flight / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Raab; John Cassaday
Pencils
John Cassaday
Inks
John Cassaday
Colors
Steve Oliff
Letters
Moon Monkey Graphics
Editing
Mark Powers

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]; Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Kitty Pryde]; Alpha Flight [Guardian [James MacDonald Hudson]; Shaman [Michael Twoyoungmen]; Snowbird [Anne McKenzie]; Aurora [Jeanne-Marie Beaubier]; Northstar [Jean-Paul Beaubier]; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]; Puck]; Original X-Men [Jean Grey; Iceman; Beast; Angel] (Danger Room illusions); Heather Hudson; Baron von Strucker; Hydra; Magneto (Flashback)
Synopsis
Alpha Flight prepares to attempt to rescue the X-Men from Hydra. It's a wild free for all between the X and Alpha teams and Baron von Strucker and his Hydra cronies.
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men / Alpha Flight (1985) #1] (Table of Contents: 16)

X-Men; Alpha Flight / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Paul Smith
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
?
Editing
Ann Nocenti; Denny O'Neil

Genre
superhero
Characters
Madelyne Pryor; X-men [Cyclops; Wolverine; Colossus; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]]; Alpha Flight [Northstar; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]; Shaman; Talisman; Puck]; Loki
Reprints

The Gift Part 1 (Table of Contents: 17)

X-Men; Alpha Flight / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Paul Smith
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Ann Nocenti; Denny O'Neil

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]; Nightcrawler]; Alpha Flight [Shaman; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]; Northstar; Aurora; Snowbird; Talisman; Puck; Heather Hudson]; GUESTS: Madelyne Pryor [Anodyne]; Cypher [Doug Ramsey]; Illyana Rasputin; Lockheed; Brawler; Lorelord; Master Builder; Lord of the Plants; Cornucopia; Earth-Mover; Beast-Master; Pathfinder; VILLAINS: Loki; Sentinels
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Indexer Notes

Story is based on a concept by Ann Nocenti, Jim Shooter, and Denny O'Neil.

[Cover to X-Men / Alpha Flight (1985) #2] (Table of Contents: 18)

X-Men; Alpha Flight / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Paul Smith
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
?
Editing
Ann Nocenti; Denny O'Neil

Genre
superhero
Characters
Loki; Madelyne Pryor; X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Nightcrawler]; Alpha Flight [Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]; Puck]
Reprints

The Gift Part 2 (Table of Contents: 19)

X-Men; Alpha Flight / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Paul Smith
Inks
Bob Wiacek; Mike Mignola [as and Friends]; Barry Windsor-Smith [as and Friends]; ? [as and Friends]
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Ann Nocenti; Denny O'Neil

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Wolverine; Kitty Pryde; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]; Rogue; Nightcrawler]; Alpha Flight [Shaman; Aurora; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]; Talisman; Northstar; Snowbird; Heather Hudson; Puck]; GUESTS: Madelyne Pryor [Anodyne]; Lockheed; Brawler; Lorelord; Master Builder; Lord of the Plants; Cornucopia; Earth-Mover; Beast-Master; Pathfinder; VILLAINS: Loki; Snow Giants
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Based on an original concept by Ann Nocenti, Jim Shooter and Denny O'Neil.

Cover to Marvel Age #32 (Table of Contents: 20)

X-Men; Alpha Flight / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Smith
Inks
Paul Smith
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Wolverine; Kitty Pryde; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]; Rogue; Nightcrawler; Colossus]; Alpha Flight [Shaman; Aurora; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]; Talisman; Northstar; Snowbird; Heather Hudson; Puck]; Madelyne Pryor; Loki
Reprints

When Teams Team Up: X-Men and Alpha Flight (Table of Contents: 21)

X-Men; Alpha Flight / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Hart
Pencils
Paul Smith
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]; Rogue]; Alpha Flight [Shaman; Snowbird; Heather Hudson]
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men / Alpha Flight: The Gift #1] (Table of Contents: 22)

X-Men; Alpha Flight / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Rogue; Wolverine; Kitty Pryde; Nightcrawler;Professor X; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]]; Alpha Flight [Talisman; Aurora; Northstar; Puck; Shaman; Snowbird; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]]; Madelyne Pryor; Lockheed; Loki
Reprints

[Front Cover Art Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 23)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Thomas Mason

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee]; Weapon Alpha [James MacDonald Hudson; Vindicator; Guardian]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Presents recolored cover used as the front cover for this collection.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 24)

X-Men; Alpha Flight / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Cassaday
Inks
John Cassaday
Colors
Thomas Mason
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Storm; Wolverine; Colossus]; Alpha Flight [Guardian [James MacDonald Hudson]; Northstar; Aurora; Puck]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover includes promo copy for this collection.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. [Title and Credits]
    X-Men; Alpha Flight
  3. 2. [Cover to X-Men #109]
    X-Men
  4. 3. Home Are the Heroes!
    X-Men
  5. 4. [Cover to X-Men #120]
    X-Men
  6. 5. Wanted: Wolverine! Dead or Alive!
    X-Men
  7. 6. [Cover to X-Men #121]
    X-Men
  8. 7. Shoot-Out at the Stampede!
    X-Men
  9. 8. [Cover to X-Men #139]
    X-Men
  10. 9. ...Something Wicked This Way Comes!
    X-Men
  11. 10. [Cover to X-Men #140]
    X-Men
  12. 11. Rage!
    X-Men
  13. 12. [Cover to X-Men / Alpha Flight (1998) #1]
    X-Men; Alpha Flight
  14. 13. Survivors
    X-Men; Alpha Flight
  15. 14. [Cover to X-Men / Alpha Flight (1998) #2]
    X-Men; Alpha Flight
  16. 15. Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot...
    X-Men; Alpha Flight
  17. 16. [Cover to X-Men / Alpha Flight (1985) #1]
    X-Men; Alpha Flight
  18. 17. The Gift Part 1
    X-Men; Alpha Flight
  19. 18. [Cover to X-Men / Alpha Flight (1985) #2]
    X-Men; Alpha Flight
  20. 19. The Gift Part 2
    X-Men; Alpha Flight
  21. 20. Cover to Marvel Age #32
    X-Men; Alpha Flight
  22. 21. When Teams Team Up: X-Men and Alpha Flight
    X-Men; Alpha Flight
  23. 22. [Cover to X-Men / Alpha Flight: The Gift #1]
    X-Men; Alpha Flight
  24. 23. [Front Cover Art Pin-Up]
    X-Men
  25. 24. [Back Cover]
    X-Men; Alpha Flight
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