([December] 1996)

Marvel, 1996 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.95 USD
Pages
206
On-sale Date
1996-10-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
ISBN
0-7851-0197-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
759606101979 00111
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Dan Hosek (credited) (reprint editor); Stan Lee (editor); Roy Thomas (editor); Bob Harras (credited) (editor, editor in chief); Atomic Media (credited) (book design)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
squarebound; trade paperback
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

TPB reprints Amazing Adventures #11 and 17, X-Factor #15, 24 and 25 and Uncanny X-Men #256-258.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Carlos Pacheco (credited) (signed as Carlos Pacheco)
Inks
Tim Townsend (credited as Timothy Townsend) (signed as TOWNSEND [vertical])
Colors
?
Letters
Atomic Media (credited) (logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men: Beast [Hank McCoy]
X-Men: Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Archangel [Warren Worthington III]; Psylocke [Betsy Braddock]
Reprints

[Index] (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
Atomic Media (design)

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Index of stories with spot illos taken from the art.

Chapter One: The Beast (Table of Contents: 2)

Beast / text article / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Starlin; Werner Roth
Inks
Mike Esposito; John Tartaglione
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Index to the Beast stories with spot illos taken from the art.

[Cover to Amazing Adventures #11] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast [Hank McCoy]; Professor Carl Maddicks
Reprints

The Beast! (Table of Contents: 4)

Beast / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Tom Sutton
Inks
Syd Shores
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast (introduction in furry form); X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Iceman; Angel] (flashback); Mr. Grant (introduction); Prof. Carl Maddicks (villain, introduction, death); Linda Donaldson [Agent 9] (villain, introduction); Brand Corporation (villain, introduction); Bennie (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Beast leaves the X-Men to take a job at the Brand Corporation. While experimenting with his mutation, he is permanently changed into a furry blue monster.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from X-MEN #66.

Cover to Amazing Adventures #17 (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Birth of the Beast! (Table of Contents: 6)

Beast / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Drake; Steve Englehart
Pencils
Werner Roth; Jim Starlin
Inks
John Verpoorten; John Tartaglione; Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Denise Wohl; Irv Watanabe; Herb Cooper; Sam Rosen; Jean Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Norton McCoy; Edna McCoy; X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Iceman; Angel]; The Conquistador (villain); Jean Grey (cameo); Magneto (cameo)
Synopsis
Beast tells his origin and how he came to join the X-Men.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Starlin's name is miscredited as "Starling" in the story credits and on the index page of this book; Starlin/Esposito art is for page 1 and page 20 framing sequence only; Beast origin is culled from 5 issues of the X-Men and edited down to one story.

Chapter Two: Archangel (Table of Contents: 7)

Archangel / text article / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Index to the Archangel stories with spot illos taken from the art.

Cover to X-Factor #15 (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Whose Death Is It, Anyway? (Table of Contents: 9)

Archangel / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Petra Goldberg
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor [Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Angel; Iceman; Rusty Collins; Skids; Boom Boom; Artie]; Erg; Tarbaby; Ape; Beautiful Dreamer; Leech; Madelyne Pryor (illusion); Masque (villain); Apocalypse (villain); Horsemen [Pestilence; War; Famine] (villains)
Synopsis
The Morlocks return to the tunnels. Scott is shown Maddie's corpse in Alaska and returns home to try and help Angel. Apocalypse continues to gather his Horsemen. A forlorn (and wingless) Angel leaves the hospital and takes off in a plane that explodes over the ocean.
Reprints

Cover to X-Factor #24 (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Masks (Table of Contents: 11)

Archangel / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Petra Goldberg
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor [Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Iceman; Caliban]; Apocalypse (villain, origin); Horsemen [Archangel [as Death] (origin); War; Pestilence; Famine]; Professor X (cameo as an illusion); The Right (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
X-Factor confronts Apocalypse on his Ship and learn that Warren has become the Archangel of Death. X-Factor is captured. The Horsemen take off to wreak havoc on New York. Caliban, lured by the promise of real power, joins Apocalypse.
Reprints

Cover to X-Factor #25 (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Judgement Day! (Table of Contents: 13)

Archangel / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Petra Goldberg
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor [Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Iceman; Archangel]; Power Pack [Alex Power; Julie Power; Jack Power; Katie Power]; Apocalypse (villain); Caliban (villain); Horsemen [War; Pestilence (death); Famine]; Cameron Hodge (cameo flashback); Ronald Reagan (cameo)
Synopsis
Archangel breaks his programming and rejoins X-Factor. X-Factor defeats Apocalypse and causes his ship to crash land in New York.
Reprints

Chapter Three: Psylocke (Table of Contents: 14)

Psylocke / text article / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Index to the Psylocke stories with spot illos taken from the art.

Cover to Uncanny X-Men #256 (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Key That Breaks the Locke (Table of Contents: 16)

Psylocke / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
The X-Men [Psylocke; Storm; Colossus; Rogue; Dazzler; Havok]; Brian Braddock [Captain Britain]; Jamie Braddock; Cypher [Doug Ramsey]; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; Mandarin (villain); Li Fong (villain); Matsuo Tsurahaba (villain); The Hand (villain); Mojo (villain); Spiral (villain); Slaymaster (villain); Punchout (villain); Genoshan Magistrates (villains)
Synopsis
The Mandarin conditions Psylocke to be his assassin. Psylocke takes a mind trip courtesy of Mojo where she kills her fellow X-Men and is remade into an Asian with cybernetic eyes.
Reprints

Cover to Uncanny X-Men #257 (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Jim Lee
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

I Am Lady Mandarin (Table of Contents: 18)

Psylocke / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Tom Orzechowski; Chris Eliopoulos (as All Available)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Psylocke; Wolverine; Storm; Banshee; Moira MacTaggert; Lorna Dane [Polaris]]; Jubilee; Forge; Rose Wu; Ruth Wu; Matsuo Tsurayaha (villain);The Hand (villain); Shadow King (villain); Legion (villain); Carol Danvers; Nick Fury (both cameos as illusions)
Synopsis
Wolverine and Jubilee arrive in Hong Kong just in time to run up against Lady Mandarin.
Reprints

Cover to Uncanny X-Men #258 (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Broken Chains (Table of Contents: 20)

Psylocke / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams; Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Psylocke; Banshee; Forge; Lorna Dane [Polaris]; Moira MacTaggert; Sharon Friedlander; Jubilee; Mandarin (villain); Li Fong (villain); Matsuo Tsurayaba (villain); The Hand (villain); Legion (villain); Jean Grey; Mariko Yashida; Yukio; Carol Danvers; Nick Fury (All cameos as Illusions)
Synopsis
Psylocke tries to condition Wolverine to serve The Hand and ends up breaking her own programming. The heroes head for home. Forge joins the Muir Island X-Men.
Reprints

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. [Index]
    X-Men
  3. 2. Chapter One: The Beast
    Beast
  4. 3. [Cover to Amazing Adventures #11]
    Beast
  5. 4. The Beast!
    Beast
  6. 5. Cover to Amazing Adventures #17
    Beast
  7. 6. Birth of the Beast!
    Beast
  8. 7. Chapter Two: Archangel
    Archangel
  9. 8. Cover to X-Factor #15
    Archangel
  10. 9. Whose Death Is It, Anyway?
    Archangel
  11. 10. Cover to X-Factor #24
    Archangel
  12. 11. Masks
    Archangel
  13. 12. Cover to X-Factor #25
    Archangel
  14. 13. Judgement Day!
    Archangel
  15. 14. Chapter Three: Psylocke
    Psylocke
  16. 15. Cover to Uncanny X-Men #256
    Psylocke
  17. 16. The Key That Breaks the Locke
    Psylocke
  18. 17. Cover to Uncanny X-Men #257
    Psylocke
  19. 18. I Am Lady Mandarin
    Psylocke
  20. 19. Cover to Uncanny X-Men #258
    Psylocke
  21. 20. Broken Chains
    Psylocke
  22. 21. [Back Cover]
    X-Men
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