(1996)

Marvel, 1996 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
24.95 USD; 34.95 CAD
Pages
348
On-sale Date
1996 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
ISBN
0-7851-0216-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
759606102167 00111
Editing
Bobbie Chase (reprint editor); Polly Watson (reprint assistant editor); A. Guillory (reprint assistant editor); Bob Harras (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Glossy interior
Binding
Softcover
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Cover title "The Origin of Generation X".
This issue has variants:

Tales of the Phalanx Covenant (Table of Contents)

Generation X / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chris Bachalo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Generation X [Husk; M; Synth; Skin; Jubilee; Chamber]

The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 1: Encounter (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Joe Madureira
Inks
Terry Austin; Dan Green
Colors
Steve Buccellato
Letters
Chris Eliopoulos

Genre
superhero
Characters
M [Monet St. Croix] (introduction); Phalanx; Banshee; White Queen [Emma Frost]; Jubilee; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Storm (false); Iceman (false); Archangel (false); Psylocke (false); Gambit (false); Bishop (false); Beast (false); Rogue (false)
Synopsis
The Phalanx captures M. Banshee finds X-Mansion crawling with the Phalanx impersonating X-Men, and he turns to Sabretooth for help.
Reprints

The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 2: Drop the Leash (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Fabian Nicieza
Pencils
Andy Kubert
Inks
Matthew Ryan
Colors
Digital Chameleon
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Banshee; Jubilee]; Sabretooth; White Queen; Synch (introduction); Paige Guthrie [Husk]; Guthrie Family; Cameron Hodge (villain); Stephen Lang (villain); Phalanx (villain); M (cameo); Blink (cameo); Skin (cameo)
Synopsis
The X teams try to save the next generation of mutants from being assimilated by the Phalanx.
Reprints
Keywords
Phalanx Covenant

The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 3: Enter Freely and of Your Own Will (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Joe Madureira
Inks
Dan Green
Colors
Steve Buccellato
Letters
Chris Eliopoulos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Husk; Skin; M; Synch; Jubilee; Banshee; White Queen [Emma Frost]; Harvest; Blink
Synopsis
The next generation of mutants try to escape from the clutches of the Phalanx.
Reprints

The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 4: The Currents Shift (Table of Contents: 4)

X-Men / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Fabian Nicieza
Pencils
Andy Kubert
Inks
Matthew Ryan; Mike Sellers
Colors
Kevin Somers
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Banshee; Jubilee]; Sabretooth; White Queen; Synch; Husk [Paige Guthrie]; M; Blink (death); Skin; Harvest (villain); Phalanx (villain)
Synopsis
The Phalanx makes a final bid for capturing the next generation of new mutants. Blink sacrifices herself to save the team and end the threat.
Reprints
Keywords
Phalanx Covenant

The Phalanx Covenant: Life Signs Part 1 (Table of Contents: 5)

X-Factor / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell (plot); Todd DeZago (plot, script)
Pencils
Jan Duursema; Roger Cruz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor [Havok; Forge; Polaris; Strong Guy [Guido]; Wolfsbane [Rahne]]; Professor X; Moira MacTaggert; X-Force [Cannonball; Shatterstar; Boomer; Warpath; Rictor; Siryn]; Excalibur [Nightcrawler; Shadowcat [Kitty Pryde]; Britanic [Captain Britain]; Meggan; Amanda Sefton; Douglock]; Phalanx (villain); Cameron Hodge (villain); Donald Pierce (cameo); Rogue (cameo); Zero (cameo); Beast (cameo)
Reprints
Keywords
Phalanx Covenant

The Phalanx Covenant: Life Signs Part 2 (Table of Contents: 6)

X-Force / comic story / 36 pages (report information)

Script
Fabian Nicieza
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel
Inks
Kevin Conrad
Colors
Marie Javins
Letters
Chris Eliopoulos

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Force [Cannonball; Siryn; Shatterstar; Warpath; Rictor]; X-Factor [Forge; Polaris; Havok; Guido; Wolfsbane [Rahne]]; Excalibur [Britanic [Captain Britain; Brian Braddock]; Nightcrawler; Shadowcat [Kitty Pryde]; Meggan; Daytripper [Amanda Sefton]; Douglock]; Professor X; Moira MacTaggert; VILLAINS: Phalanx; CAMEOS: Wolverine; Cyclops; Colossus; Doug Ramsey; Warlock; Storm; Rachel Summers
Synopsis
While MacTaggert and Xavier try to figure out how to deal with the Phalanx from Mont St. Francis, Douglock brings Forge, Wolfsbane, and Cannonball to Italy, where they discover the Phalanx breeding ground.
Reprints
Keywords
Phalanx Covenant

The Phalanx Covenant: Life Signs Part 3: The Light of a Tainted Dawn (Table of Contents: 7)

Excalibur / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell (plot); Todd DeZago (script)
Pencils
Ken Lashley (pages 1, 16-18, 22-27, 29, 30, 32, 33, 38, 39); Steve Epting (pages 2-15, 19-21, 28, 31, 34-37)
Inks
Phil Moy; W. C. Carani; John Floyd; Harry Candelario; John Livesay
Colors
Chris Matthys
Letters
Dave Sharpe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cannonball; Forge; Douglock; Wolfsbane [Rahne]; Shinar; Havok; Shatterstar; Warpath; Nightcrawler; Polaris; Rictor; Siryn; Day Tripper [Amanda Sefton]; Kitty Pryde [Shadowcat]; Boomer; Phalanx; Banshee (cameo); White Queen [Emma Frost] (cameo); Sabretooth (cameo); Jubilee (cameo); Cyclops (cameo); Jean Grey (cameo); Cable (cameo); Wolverine (cameo)
Synopsis
Excalibur and the rest of the X teams try to keep the Phalanx from using their Babel Spire to contact their space-born brethren and ending all life on earth.
Reprints
Keywords
Phalanx Covenant

The Phalanx Covenant: Final Sanction Part I Full Shred Thrash (Table of Contents: 8)

Wolverine / comic story / 37 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Hama
Pencils
Adam Kubert
Inks
Mark Farmer; Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski; Joe Andreani
Letters
Pat Brosseau

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Jean Grey; Cyclops; Harry Tabeshaw; Cable; Psylocke; Cameron Hodge (villain); Stephen Lang (villain); Phalanx [Larissa; Egon; Nkotha] (villains)
Synopsis
Wolverine, Cable, Cyclops and Jean try to drive the invading Phalanx off of Muir Isle.
Reprints
Keywords
Phalanx Covenant

The Phalanx Sanction (Table of Contents: 9)

Cable / comic story / 36 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Hama
Pencils
Steve Skroce
Inks
Mike Sellers; Matt Banning
Colors
Marie Javins
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cable; Wolverine; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Psylocke; Steven Lang; Cameron Hodge; Brick; Dymphna; Phalanx; Storm; Bishop; Archangel; Beast; Gambit; Iceman; Rogue
Synopsis
Lang diverts Hodge so that Cable, Wolverine, Cyclops, and Jean Grey can infiltrate the Phalanx citadel and bring the techno-organic aliens down, which they do. Off in space, another Phalanx registers the defeat on earth and begins to make plans.
Reprints

Third Genesis (Table of Contents: 10)

Generation X / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Chris Bachalo
Inks
Mark Buckingham
Colors
Steve Buccellato; Electric Crayon
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Generation X [Banshee; Emma Frost [White Queen]; M; Synch; Husk; Skin; Jubilee; Chamber]; Gateway; Emplate (villain); D.O.A. (villain); Penance (cameo)
Synopsis
The Generation X kids begin to settle in to life at Xavier's and prepare to train for being the next generation of mutant heroes. Banshee, Jubilee and Synch head to the airport to meet their latest recruit, Jonothon Starsmore, but he is immediately attacked by the mutant vampire Emplate. Gateway teleports the rest of the team in, and Emplate is driven off. Returning to the mansion with Chamber, they discover a wounded mutant on the grounds and Gateway whispers the name "Penance."
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Generation X / illustration / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Chris Bachalo
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Character designs

The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 1 (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Pencils
Joe Madureira (signed)
Inks
Dan Green (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
M; Wolverine; Sabretooth; Gambit; Cyclops; Banshee; White Queen; Jubilee; Iceman; Archangel; Phalanx
Reprints

The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 2 (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Andy Kubert (signed)
Inks
Matthew Ryan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Banshee; Sabretooth; Synch; Phalanx
Reprints
Keywords
Phalanx Covenant

The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 3 (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils
Joe Madureira (signed)
Inks
Dan Green (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
M; Wolverine; Sabretooth; Gambit; Cyclops; Banshee; White Queen; Jubilee; Iceman; Archangel; Phalanx
Reprints

The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 4 (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Andy Kubert (signed)
Inks
Matthew Ryan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Banshee; White Queen; Sabretooth; Synch; Husk; Skin; M; Blink; Harvest
Reprints
Keywords
Phalanx Covenant

The Phalanx Covenant: Life Signs Part 1 (Table of Contents: 16)

X-Factor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Steve Lightle
Inks
Steve Lightle
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Forge; Wolfsbane; Havok; Cannonball; Nightcrawler; Shadowcat; Douglock
Reprints
Keywords
Phalanx Covenant

The Phalanx Covevant: Life Signs Part 2 (Table of Contents: 17)

X-Force / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (signed)
Inks
Kevin Conrad (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cannonball; Siryn; Wolfsbane; Douglock; Forge
Reprints
Keywords
Phalanx Covenant

The Phalanx Covenant: Life Signs Part 3 (Table of Contents: 18)

Excalibur / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ken Lashley (signed as KWL)
Inks
Harry Candelario (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Forge; Shinar; Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair]; Douglock
Reprints

The Phalanx Covenant: Final Sanction Part 1 (Table of Contents: 19)

Wolverine / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Adam Kubert (signed)
Inks
Mark Farmer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Cable; Jean Grey; Cyclopes; Phalanx
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Comic was distributed with a foil-enhanced version and a non-enhanced version.

The Phalanx Covenant: Final Sanction Part 2 (Table of Contents: 20)

Cable / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Steve Skroce (signed)
Inks
Mike Sellers (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cable; Wolverine; Cyclops; Jean Grey
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Generation X / cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Chris Bachalo (signed)
Inks
Mark Buckingham (signed as Bucky)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Banshee; Emma Frost [White Queen]; M; Synch; Husk; Skin; Jubilee; Chamber; Gateway; Emplate
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tales of the Phalanx Covenant
    Generation X
  2. 1. The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 1: Encounter
    X-Men
  3. 2. The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 2: Drop the Leash
    X-Men
  4. 3. The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 3: Enter Freely and of Your Own Will
    X-Men
  5. 4. The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 4: The Currents Shift
    X-Men
  6. 5. The Phalanx Covenant: Life Signs Part 1
    X-Factor
  7. 6. The Phalanx Covenant: Life Signs Part 2
    X-Force
  8. 7. The Phalanx Covenant: Life Signs Part 3: The Light of a Tainted Dawn
    Excalibur
  9. 8. The Phalanx Covenant: Final Sanction Part I Full Shred Thrash
    Wolverine
  10. 9. The Phalanx Sanction
    Cable
  11. 10. Third Genesis
    Generation X
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Generation X
  13. 12. The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 1
    X-Men
  14. 13. The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 2
    X-Men
  15. 14. The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 3
    X-Men
  16. 15. The Phalanx Covenant: Generation Next Part 4
    X-Men
  17. 16. The Phalanx Covenant: Life Signs Part 1
    X-Factor
  18. 17. The Phalanx Covevant: Life Signs Part 2
    X-Force
  19. 18. The Phalanx Covenant: Life Signs Part 3
    Excalibur
  20. 19. The Phalanx Covenant: Final Sanction Part 1
    Wolverine
  21. 20. The Phalanx Covenant: Final Sanction Part 2
    Cable
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Generation X
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