(September 1963)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1963-07-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Publisher's Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Printer
The Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury, Conn.
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky (sourced); Frank Giacoia ? (sourced)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek (sourced)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
X-Men versus Magneto Earth's most powerful super villain!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men: Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]
Magneto [Erik Magnus Lehnsherr]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sol Brodsky inks also per this site’s original indexer. Steve Whitaker originally credited Paul Reinman on inks, although Nick Caputo notes a comparison between Reinman's inking in the interior story and the slicker inking on the cover points to Brodsky's slicker style.

X-Men (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Paul Reinman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

Job Number
X-401
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the main study of an exclusive private school in New York's Westchester County, a strange silent man sits motionless, brooding...
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men: Angel [Warren Worthington III] (featured) (introduction); Beast [Hank McCoy] (featured) (introduction); Cyclops [Scott Summers] (featured) (introduction); Iceman [Bobby Drake] (featured) (introduction); Marvel Girl [Jean Grey] (featured) (introduction, joins team); Professor X [Charles Xavier] (featured) (introduction)
Magneto [Erik Magnus Lehnsherr] (villain) (introduction)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
After a day of training and meeting Jean Grey, a new student at Professor X's school, the X-Men go on their first assignment: stopping a mutant named Magneto from talking over an Air Force base.
Reprints
Keywords
Cape Citadel; missiles; remote control private jet; Rolls Royce; telepathy; U.S. military

Indexer Notes

Comic includes 2 full page house ads for Amazing Spider-Man #4 and Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #3.

One panel is used as a source panel for Roy Lichtenstein's painting Image Duplicator. Note by Guy Lawley via the error tracker.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["X-Men versus Magneto Earth's most powerful super villain!!"]
    X-Men
  2. 1. X-Men
    X-Men
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