The X-Men #138 [Newsstand]
(October 1980)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980-06-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [various positions]
Barcode
0714860246110
Editing
Louise Jones (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #138 [Direct]. There exist further variants.

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.


Exit Cyclops! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast; Iceman]
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Elegy (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Men / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All my life, it seemed that--every time I turned around--I was losing people I loved: my folks, my brother Alex, the few friends I made at the orphanage.
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops (Leaves); Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Angel [Warren Worthing III]; Beast; Iceman; Kitty Pryde]; John Grey; Elaine Grey; Sara Grey; Lilandra; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Jean Grey; Magneto; Blob; Vanisher; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Mastermind; Toad; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Ka-Zar; Zabu; The Stranger; Juggernaut; Human Torch; Mimic; Lucifer; Count Nefaria; Eel; Unicorn; Plant Man; Porcupine; Scarecrow; Locust; Banshee; Kukulcan; Super Adaptoid; Warlock; Cobalt Man; Candy Southern; Dr. Strange; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mole Man; Tyrannus; Mekano; Mutant Master; Grotesk; Mesmero; Polaris; Havok; Living Pharaoh; Living Monolith; Sauron; Sunfire; Z'Nox; Thunderbird [John Proudstar]; Banshee; Krakoa; Ani-Men; Black Tom Cassidy; Imperial Guard [Gladiator; Electron; Oracle; Tempest; Mentor; Hobgoblin; Starbolt; Smasher; Impulse; Titan; Fang; Midget; Nightshade; Astra; Magic; Quasar]; Alpha Flight [Vindicator [James MacDonald Hudson]; Shaman; Snowbird; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]; Aurora; Northstar]; Garokk; Moses Magnum; Arcade; Moira MacTaggert; Proteus; Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Donald Pierce
Synopsis
During Jean's funeral, Cyclops gives a concise yet detailed history of the X-Men from the first 137 issues of the series. Cyclops leaves and Kitty joins.
Reprints

The Human Torch Saves the Valley! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; Human Torch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Exit Cyclops!
    X-Men
  2. 1. ["Join Sales Leadership Club"]
  3. 2. Elegy
    X-Men
  4. 3. The Human Torch Saves the Valley!
    Hostess Fruit Pies; Human Torch
  5. 4. ["Fun Factory"]
  6. 5. ["Earn famous name prizes or cash"]
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