The Ultimate Graphic Novels Collection #2 - Uncanny X-Men: Dark Phoenix
(January 2012)

Hachette Partworks, 2011 Series
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Price
9.99 GBP
Pages
200
On-sale date
2012-01-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hachette Partworks Ltd.
Brand
Hachette Partworks Ltd
ISBN
978-1-906965-95-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781906900021 02
Editing
Roger Stern; Jim Salicrup
Color
Color
Dimensions
7" x 10.25"
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Hardback
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This was the second volume released in the Ultimate Graphic Novels Collection.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Dark Phoenix; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title, indicia and credit pages.

Uncanny X-Men: Dark Phoenix (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marco M. Lupoi
Letters
typeset

The Story So Far (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Save Us From the Knights of Hellfire! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Hellfire Soldiers
Reprints

God Spare the Child... (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
John Byrne (plot); Chris Claremont (plot, script)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Job Number
LF608
Genre
superhero
Characters
Alex Summers [Havok]; the Hellfire Club's Inner Circle [Jason Wyngarde; Sebastian Shaw; the White Queen [Emma Frost]]; Katherine "Kitty" Pryde; Carmen Pryde; Terri Pryde; Lorna Dane [Polaris]; Madrox the Multiple Man; Moira MacTaggert; Sean Cassidy [Banshee]; The X-Men [Colossus; Cyclops; Nightcrawler; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Professor X; Storm; Wolverine]; Hellfire soldiers; Donald Pierce; Harry Leland
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

The Dramatic Debut of the Dazzler! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
John Romita, Jr. [as J. R. J. R.] (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi; Jim Salicrup

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]]; Dazzler [Alison Blaire]
Reprints

Dazzler (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Chris Claremont (co-plot, script); John Byrne (co-plot)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Oliver [as Glynis Wein]
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Job Number
LF639
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Dazzler [Alison Blaire]; Kitty Pryde; Hellfire Club [White Queen [Emma Frost]; Sebastian Shaw; Mastermind [Jason Wyngarde]]; 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-induced mind trips continue.
Reprints

Prisoners of the White Queen! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; White Queen; Hellfire Soldiers
Reprints

Run for Your Life! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Job Number
LF667
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Dazzler; Kitty Pryde; Carmen Pryde; Terri Pryde; 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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Storm; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Hellfire Club [Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Donald Pierce; Mastermind]
Reprints

And Hellfire is Their Name! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Candy Southern; Hellfire Club [Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Donald Pierce; Mastermind; Tessa]; Hellfire Soldiers
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

Wolverine Lashes Out! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Hellfire Soldiers
Reprints

Wolverine: Alone! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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]; Senator Robert Kelly
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

Heroes and Hellfire (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Phoenix; Wolverine; Colossus]; Hellfire Club [Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Mastermind]
Reprints

Too Late, The Heroes! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
John Byrne (plot); Chris Claremont (plot, script)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Job Number
LF101
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; Senator Robert Kelly
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

Defeated by Dark Phoenix! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Dark Phoenix
Reprints

Dark Phoenix (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
John Byrne (plot); Chris Claremont (plot, script)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Job Number
LF123
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Beast; Senator Robert Kelly; Angel; Banshee; Moira MacTaggert; Lilandra; Shi'ar; Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dr. Strange; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; The Thing]; Silver Surfer; Peter Corbeau
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

Child of Light and Darkness! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Novak; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Dark Phoenix; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]
Reprints

Child of Light and Darkness! (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Beast; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Lilandra; Gladiator; Shi'ar; Jarvis; John Grey; Elaine Grey; Sara Grey; Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Jimmy Carter
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

Phoenix Must Die! (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Novak; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops; Jean Grey
Reprints

The Fate of the Phoenix! (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
John Byrne (plot); Chris Claremont (plot, script)
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]; Watcher; Recorder; Beast; Angel; Lilandra; Shi'ar; Kree; Skrulls; Supreme Intelligence; Gladiator; Imperial Guard [Starbolt; Oracle; Tempest; Nightside; 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.
Reprints

Heroes Gallery (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Potted history of the X-Men.

The Creators Chris Claremont & John Byrne (Table of Contents: 24)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Brief article on Chris Claremont and John Byrne and their work on the X-Men.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The X-Men [Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Phoenix [Jean Grey / Phoenix Force]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Banshee [Sean Cassidy]]
Reprints

Further Reading (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

Uncanny X-Men: Dark Phoenix (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Uncanny X-Men: Dark Phoenix
  5. 4. The Story So Far
    X-Men
  6. 5. Save Us From the Knights of Hellfire!
    X-Men
  7. 6. God Spare the Child...
    X-Men
  8. 7. The Dramatic Debut of the Dazzler!
    X-Men
  9. 8. Dazzler
    X-Men
  10. 9. Prisoners of the White Queen!
    X-Men
  11. 10. Run for Your Life!
    X-Men
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  13. 12. And Hellfire is Their Name!
    X-Men
  14. 13. Wolverine Lashes Out!
    X-Men
  15. 14. Wolverine: Alone!
    X-Men
  16. 15. Heroes and Hellfire
    X-Men
  17. 16. Too Late, The Heroes!
    X-Men
  18. 17. Defeated by Dark Phoenix!
    X-Men
  19. 18. Dark Phoenix
    X-Men
  20. 19. Child of Light and Darkness!
    X-Men
  21. 20. Child of Light and Darkness!
    X-Men
  22. 21. Phoenix Must Die!
    X-Men
  23. 22. The Fate of the Phoenix!
    X-Men
  24. 23. Heroes Gallery
    X-Men
  25. 24. The Creators Chris Claremont & John Byrne
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  27. 26. Further Reading
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
  29. 28. Uncanny X-Men: Dark Phoenix
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