Astonishing X-Men #3 [Direct Edition]
(September 2004)

Marvel, 2004 Series
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Price
2.99 USD; 4.25 CAD
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
monthly except semi-monthly in July and August
On-sale Date
2004-07-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
PSR
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode
759606055432 00311
Editing
Mike Marts (credited) (editor); Stephanie Moore (credited) (assistant editor); Cory Sedlmeier (credited) (assistant editor); Sean Ryan (credited) (assistant editor); Joe Quesada (credited) (editor in chief)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Cassaday (signed as JC)
Inks
John Cassaday (signed as JC)
Colors
Laura Martin (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine [Logan]
Reprints

Previously in Astonishing X-Men: (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Joss Whedon
Pencils
John Cassaday (signed as JC)
Inks
John Cassaday (signed as JC)
Colors
Laura Martin (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine (hand and claw only)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustration from John Cassaday's cover to Astonishing X-Men #1

[Gifted Part Three] (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Men / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Joss Whedon
Pencils
John Cassaday
Inks
John Cassaday
Colors
Laura Martin
Letters
Chris Eliopoulos

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Emma Frost [White Queen]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Wolverine [Logan]; Shadowcat [Kitty Pryde]]; Nick Fury; Dr. Kavita Rao; Wing (first appearance); Ord (villain)
Synopsis
The X-Men learn that S.H.I.E.L.D. has been spying on them and that Dr. Rao has been using Jean Grey's D.N.A. for testing her cure.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This issue has no title, but Marvel's solicitations have listed Gifted as the title for the story arc.

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

Mails to Astonish / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as The X-Office]
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello and welcome to the first...

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jesse Greenbaum, Chris Rafferty and Jim Marcus.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. Previously in Astonishing X-Men:
    X-Men
  3. 2. [Gifted Part Three]
    X-Men
  4. 3. ["Hello and welcome to the first..."]
    Mails to Astonish
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