(1991)

Marvel, 1991 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
12.95 USD
Pages
196
On-sale date
1991
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
Marvel Comics
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Roger Stern; Jim Salicrup; Louise Simonson
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover
Binding
Squarebound; Trade Paperback
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

This tradepaperback has gone through a number of printings with changes only in price.

Indexed version is 7th print.

The title is taken from the cover, as the indicia is unclear as it reads "The Dark Phoenix Saga: The Uncanny X-Men and all prominent characters are copyright..."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bill Sienkiewicz (painted)
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz (painted)
Colors
Bill Sienkiewicz (painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde
Reprints

The X-Men (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Byrne (illustration)
Inks
Terry Austin (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightcrawler

God Spare the Child... (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Byrne (Co-Plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Kitty Pryde; Moira MacTaggert; Havok; Polaris; Multiple Man; VILLAINS: White Queen [Emma Frost]; Hellfire Soldiers; CAMEO: Sebastian Shaw
Synopsis
The X-Men return to the states, but Banshee stays in Scotland with Moira. Upon entering the mansion, the X-Men find Xavier is back and ready to lead the team again. Prof X identifies a new mutant and the X-Men go to recruit her. The Hellfire Club also tries to woo the young Kitty Pryde into their ranks.
Reprints
Keywords
Hellfire Club; Penthouse; Scotland

Indexer Notes

Wolverine reads an issue of Penthouse in the story.

[Filler Page] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dazzler

Dazzler (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
John Byrne (Co-Plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Dazzler [Alison Blaire]; Kitty Pryde; VILLAINS: Hellfire Club [White Queen [Emma Frost]; Sebastian Shaw; Mastermind; Hellfire Soldiers]
Synopsis
Kitty helps four of the X-Men escape from Emma Frost. Scott and Jean try to beat the Hellfire Club to recruiting Dazzler, the first mutant of the disco era. Jean's Mastermind mind trips continue.
Reprints

[Filler Page] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin

Genre
superhero
Characters
Storm

Run for Your Life! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
John Byrne (Co-Plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Dazzler; Kitty Pryde; VILLAINS: Hellfire Club [White Queen [Emma Frost]; Mastermind; Hellfire Soldiers]
Synopsis
Kitty leads Scott, Jean and Kurt to where the White Queen is holding the rest of the team. Phoenix manifests astounding power in confronting the White Queen. Xavier offers a place to the two new mutants on his team--Dazzler turns him down but Kitty joins.
Reprints

[Filler Page] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jean Grey

And Hellfire Is Their Name! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
John Byrne (Co-Plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Angel; Candy Southern; Hellfire Club [Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Donald Pierce; Mastermind; Tessa; Hellfire Soldiers; White Queen [Emma Frost] (cameo flahsback)] (villains); Dazzler; Kitty Pryde
Synopsis
The X-Men seek out Angel's advice on how to deal with the Hellfire Club as he is a member. The X-Men infiltrate the Club and are beaten by the inner circle. Mastermind works his final mojo on Jean Grey and she becomes the Black Queen of the Hellfire Club. Wolverine is the only X-Man left to mount a rescue.
Reprints
Keywords
Hellfire Club

[Filler Page] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine

Wolverine: Alone! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
John Byrne (Co-Plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Angel; Banshee; Moira MacTaggert; Hellfire Club [Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Donald Pierce; Mastermind; Hellfire Soldiers [Angelo Macon; Wade Cole; Murray Reese [Later Reavers]; others]] (villains)
Synopsis
Wolverine fights his way to his captured comrades while Cyclops and the X-Men wage a futile battle against the Inner Circle and their new Black Queen, Jean Grey.
Reprints

[Filler Page] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops

Too Late, the Heroes ! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
John Byrne (Co-Plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey; also as Dark Phoenix on last page]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Beast; Hellfire Club [Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Donald Pierce; Mastermind; Hellfire Soldiers]
Synopsis
Jean breaks Mastermind's spell over her and the X-Men battle the Hellfire Club through the Club's mansion. Jean drives Mastermind insane for toying with her mind. Jean snaps and becomes Dark Phoenix.
Reprints
Keywords
Hellfire Club

[Filler Page] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dark Phoenix

Dark Phoenix (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
John Byrne (Co-Plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Beast; Senator Robert Kelly; Angel; Banshee; Moira MacTaggert; Lilandra; Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey] (villain); Sebastian Shaw (villain); Harry Leland (villain); Spider-Man (cameo); Dr. Strange (cameo); Mr. Fantastic (cameo); The Thing (cameo); Silver Surfer (cameo)
Synopsis
Jean goes nuts as Dark Phoenix, beats up on her former teammates and heads for outer space to destroy a star system while the X-Men are left wondering how to handle their crazy comrade.
Reprints

[Filler Page] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast

Child of Light and Darkness! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
John Byrne (Co-Plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Beast; Angel; Lilandra; Gladiator; Jarvis; Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey] (villain); Jimmy Carter (cameo)
Synopsis
Dark Phoenix returns to Earth to face the X-Men and her old life. After a pitched battle with her former teammates, Jean is restored to her right mind after a furious assault by Xavier. As the team is celebrating the purging of the Phoenix force, they vanish into thin air.
Reprints

[Filler Page] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin

Genre
superhero
Characters
Colossus

The Fate of the Phoenix! (Table of Contents: 18)

X-Men / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (Co-Plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
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]; Watcher; Recorder; Beast; Angel; Lilandra; Shi'ar; Kree; Skrulls; Supreme Intelligence; Gladiator; Imperial Guard [Starbolt; Oracle; 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.
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Keywords
Blue Area of the Moon; moon; trial by combat

[Filler Page] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin

Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]
Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. The X-Men
    X-Men
  3. 2. God Spare the Child...
    X-Men
  4. 3. [Filler Page]
    X-Men
  5. 4. Dazzler
    X-Men
  6. 5. [Filler Page]
    X-Men
  7. 6. Run for Your Life!
    X-Men
  8. 7. [Filler Page]
    X-Men
  9. 8. And Hellfire Is Their Name!
    X-Men
  10. 9. [Filler Page]
    X-Men
  11. 10. Wolverine: Alone!
    X-Men
  12. 11. [Filler Page]
    X-Men
  13. 12. Too Late, the Heroes !
    X-Men
  14. 13. [Filler Page]
    X-Men
  15. 14. Dark Phoenix
    X-Men
  16. 15. [Filler Page]
    X-Men
  17. 16. Child of Light and Darkness!
    X-Men
  18. 17. [Filler Page]
    X-Men
  19. 18. The Fate of the Phoenix!
    X-Men
  20. 19. [Filler Page]
    X-Men
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