Marvel Premiere Classic #98 - X-Men: Beauty & The Beast [Direct]
(2012)

Marvel, 2006 Series
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Volume
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Price
29.99 USD; 32.99 CAD
Pages
192
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN
978-0-7851-6274-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
?
Editing
Jennifer Grunwald (collections)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Binding
Hardcover
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of X-Men: Beauty & The Beast (Marvel, 2012 series) [premiere edition].

? copies printed


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dazzler; Beast
Reprints

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

Beast; Dazzler / credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Dazzler
Reprints

[Marvel Graphic Novel #12: Dazzler the Movie Cover] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dazzler / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz (Painted)
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz (Painted)
Colors
Bill Sienkiewicz (Painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dazzler
Reprints

Dazzler: The Movie (Table of Contents: 3)

Dazzler / comic story / 70 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter [as James Shooter]
Pencils
Frank Springer
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
John Morelli

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dazzler; Storm; Nightcrawler; Roman Nekoboh (Hoboken spelled backwards); Eric Beale (villain); Wolverine (cameo); Colossus (cameo); Cyclops (cameo)
Synopsis
Dazzler hooks up with (and by "hooks up with" I mean falls in love with and has carnal relations with) an aging movie star (complete with toupee, false teeth and pot belly) and they both try to further their careers by making a feature film which gets shot to pieces when Dazzler is outed to the world as a mutant.
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[Marvel Graphic Novel #12: Dazzler the Movie Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 4)

Dazzler / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dazzler
Reprints

[Marvel Graphic Novel #12: Dazzler the Movie Cover 3rd Printing] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dazzler / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz (Painted)
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz (Painted)
Colors
Bill Sienkiewicz (Painted)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dazzler
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Same art as the first printing but framed with a border and with with added credits at the bottom to make it look like a movie poster.

[Beauty and the Beast #1 Cover] (Table of Contents: 6)

Beast; Dazzler / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Dazzler; Dr. Doom
Reprints

Beauty and the Beast Part 1 (Table of Contents: 7)

Beast; Dazzler / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Ann Nocenti
Pencils
Don Perlin
Inks
Kim DeMulder
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Dazzler; Wonder Man; Max; Poltergiest; Dr. Doom (villain); Alexander Flynn (villain); Hugo Longride (villain)
Synopsis
Beast is on vacation from the Defenders and heads to Hollywood to hang out with Wonder Man. Dazzler, whose singing career was ruined when the world learned she was a mutant, is attending a party when she is approached by Alexander Flynn who wants her for his experimental underground theater. Tired of being out of the limelight, she agrees and signs a contract with Hugo Longride. Hank and Simon run into Dazzler and are disgusted by the sleazy company she is keeping. Dazzler's powers erupt out of control and she abruptly disappears. Beast tracks her down and promises to take care of her.
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[Beauty and the Beast #2 Cover] (Table of Contents: 8)

Beast; Dazzler / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Dazzler
Reprints

Heartbreak Hotel (Table of Contents: 9)

Beast; Dazzler / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Ann Nocenti
Pencils
Don Perlin
Inks
Kim DeMulder
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Dazzler; Max; Ivich; Poltergiest; Link; Dr. Doom (villain); Alexander Flynn (villain); Hugo Longride (villain); Horn (villain)
Synopsis
Dazzler's powers are out of control and she is recuperating with Beast at the Heartbreak Hotel, a residence for displaced mutants. In such an intimate setting, the pair begin to foster a romance. Alexander Flynn promises to help Dazzler with her powers if she will come perform at Hugo Longride's underground theater. Despite Beast's protests she agrees. Beast follows and is horrified to find that the theater is a giant arena where mutants battle. Alex promises Dazzler that the whole thing is staged but a mutant is killed during combat. Beast tries to get Dazzler to leave but she refuses.
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[Beauty and the Beast #3 Cover] (Table of Contents: 10)

Beast; Dazzler / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Dazzler; Max; Ivich; Horn
Reprints

Showtime (Table of Contents: 11)

Beast; Dazzler / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Ann Nocenti
Pencils
Don Perlin
Inks
Kim DeMulder
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Dazzler; Max; Ivich; Poltergiest; Link; Dr. Doom (villain); Alexander Flynn (villain); Hugo Longride (villain, death); Horn (villain); Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Beast and Dazzler continue their romance, even though he strongly disapproves of her fighting in an underground mutant arena. This causes tension and they engage in a lovers spat. Beast investigates a lab in the complex and discovers that Dazzler has been given a potion that makes her powers go haywire. Beast is caught and given the same potion. In the arena, Dazzler faces a feral Beast and they wage a brutal battle before a cheering crowd. The pair snap out of it before they kill each other but the audience still wants blood. Flynn placates them by killing Longride and taking over the arena.
Reprints

[Beauty and the Beast #4 Cover] (Table of Contents: 12)

Beast; Dazzler / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Dazzler; Alexander Flynn
Reprints

Checkmate (Table of Contents: 13)

Beast; Dazzler / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Ann Nocenti
Pencils
Don Perlin
Inks
Kim DeMulder
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Dazzler; Max; Ivich; Poltergiest; Link; VILLAINS: Dr. Doom (villain); Alexander Flynn; Hugo Longride (villain, dead)
Synopsis
Dr. Doom arrives at the underground mutant arena to find the owner dead at the hands of Flynn. It turns out that Longride was a robot placed by Doom to keep tabs on Flynn who claims to be his son. Flynn tells the mutants that he plans on using them to help him overthrow Latveria so he can take his rightful place on the throne. Realizing the plan is madness, Max frees the chained up Beast and Dazzler and they revolt against Flynn. Doom warns the fallen Flynn that he had better stop telling people that he is Doom's son. Dazzler and Beast leave the arena and break off their relationship.
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Indexer Notes

The mutant arena and its inhabitants appeared the month after this issue was published in The New Mutants (Marvel, 1983 series) #29 where they were once again under the control of Alexander Flynn and Sunspot and Magma were captured to fight in the contests.

[Heartbreakers #1 Cover] (Table of Contents: 14)

Boom Boom / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Del Mundo (Painted)
Inks
Mike Del Mundo (Painted)
Colors
Mike Del Mundo (Painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Boom Boom [Tabitha Smith]
Reprints

Beauty & The Beast: An Epilogue (Table of Contents: 15)

Dazzler; Beast / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim McCann
Pencils
David Lopez
Inks
Alvaro Lopez
Colors
Emily Warren
Letters
Jeff Eckleberry

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dazzler; Beast
Synopsis
Beast tries to cheer Dazzler up as she prepares to become a back up singer for Lila Cheney after being outed to the world as a mutant.
Reprints

[Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 16)

Dazzler / illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors
Christie Scheele

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dazzler
Reprints

[Marvel Age #28 Cover] (Table of Contents: 17)

Dazzler / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz (Painted)
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz (Painted)
Colors
Bill Sienkiewicz (Painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dazzler
Reprints

[Front Cover Art Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 18)

Beast; Dazzler / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors
Tom Smith

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Dazzler; Alexander Flynn
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[Back Cover Art Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 19)

Beast; Dazzler / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors
Tom Smith

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Dazzler; Dr. Doom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Presents recolored cover used for the back cover of this collection.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 20)

Beast; Dazzler / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Dazzler; Dr. Doom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover includes promo copy for this collection.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. [Title and Credits]
    Beast; Dazzler
  3. 2. [Marvel Graphic Novel #12: Dazzler the Movie Cover]
    Dazzler
  4. 3. Dazzler: The Movie
    Dazzler
  5. 4. [Marvel Graphic Novel #12: Dazzler the Movie Back Cover]
    Dazzler
  6. 5. [Marvel Graphic Novel #12: Dazzler the Movie Cover 3rd Printing]
    Dazzler
  7. 6. [Beauty and the Beast #1 Cover]
    Beast; Dazzler
  8. 7. Beauty and the Beast Part 1
    Beast; Dazzler
  9. 8. [Beauty and the Beast #2 Cover]
    Beast; Dazzler
  10. 9. Heartbreak Hotel
    Beast; Dazzler
  11. 10. [Beauty and the Beast #3 Cover]
    Beast; Dazzler
  12. 11. Showtime
    Beast; Dazzler
  13. 12. [Beauty and the Beast #4 Cover]
    Beast; Dazzler
  14. 13. Checkmate
    Beast; Dazzler
  15. 14. [Heartbreakers #1 Cover]
    Boom Boom
  16. 15. Beauty & The Beast: An Epilogue
    Dazzler; Beast
  17. 16. [Pin-Up]
    Dazzler
  18. 17. [Marvel Age #28 Cover]
    Dazzler
  19. 18. [Front Cover Art Pin-Up]
    Beast; Dazzler
  20. 19. [Back Cover Art Pin-Up]
    Beast; Dazzler
  21. 20. [Back Cover]
    Beast; Dazzler
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