The X-Men #15
(December 1965)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-10-05
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)

The Origin of the Beast! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as Kirby)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed as Ayers)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen (sourced)

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]
Sentinels
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Prisoners of the Mysterious Master Mold! (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited) (layouts); Werner Roth (credited as Jay Gavin) (pencils)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Sentinels have spotted us!
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men: Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast [Hank McCoy] (origin, also in flashback); Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Professor X [Charles Xavier] (also in flashback)
Master Mold (introduction); Edna McCoy (introduction, flashback); Norton McCoy (introduction, flashback); Dr. Bolivar Trask; Sentinels; Charlie (flashback)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
The X-Men invade the Sentinel's underground complex but are captured. Beast is taken before the Sentinel's leader, Master Mold, and has his mind probed. Master Mold commands Trask to make an army of Sentinels so they can take over the world.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued in X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #16.

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

Bullpen Bulletins; Mighty Marvel Checklist / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Let's Visit the X-Men / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Werner Roth (illustration)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Angel; Beast; Professor X]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from: James Potter, Perry Parson, Ken Seen, Alvin Grinage, Joe Ruscetta Jr., Al Chin, James Allan, Byron Werner, Jimmy Faiz, Rich Van Der Horn, and Monty Cummings.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Origin of the Beast!
    X-Men
  2. 1. Prisoners of the Mysterious Master Mold!
    X-Men
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Let's Visit the X-Men
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