The X-Men #38
(November 1967)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1967-09-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Printer
The Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury, Conn.
Editing
Stan Lee (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1967 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Doomsday! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dan Adkins; John Romita (see notes)
Inks
Dan Adkins; John Romita (see notes)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?; Marie Severin ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Factor Three: Blob [Frederick Dukes]; Vanisher [Telford Porter]
X-Men: Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Romita alterations on Marvel Girl and villains per Rich Donnelly, Nick Caputo and the original indexer, verified by stats of original cover. Steve Whitaker and Carl Gafford originally credited Dan Adkins as solo artist with no assistance.

The Sinister Shadow of... Doomsday! (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited)
Inks
George Roussos (credited as George Bell)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (credited as L. P. Gregory)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Succinct synopsis of the month: the uncanny X-Men have taken over the mountain fortress of Factor Three-- only to find that it is now deserted...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Factor Three: Blob [Frederick Dukes]; Changeling; Mastermind [Jason Wyngarde] (vision); Mutant-Master; Unus the Untouchable [Gunther Bain] (vision); Vanisher [Telford Porter]
X-Men: Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]
Charlie
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Instant Info, Insanely Inspired by Irrelevant Items of Incredible Inconsequence! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

A Man Called... X (Table of Contents: 3)

The Origins of the X-Men! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Werner Roth (credited)
Inks
John Verpoorten (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Behind triple-locked steel doors...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fred Duncan (guest); Professor X [Charles Xavier] (featured); Scott Summers (TV screen); Bill; Charlie
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Origins: X-Men (beginning)

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

Mutant Mail-Box / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Werner Roth (illustration)
Inks
Dan Adkins (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Beast; Spider-Man
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Richard Blanco, Steve Detweiler, James Middleton, Rich Oliver, Kevin Hamilton, Gerald Newsome, and Paul Sanford; Merry Marvel Marching Society entry form; "Next ish" promo.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Doomsday!
    X-Men
  2. 1. The Sinister Shadow of... Doomsday!
    X-Men
  3. 2. Instant Info, Insanely Inspired by Irrelevant Items of Incredible Inconsequence!
    Bullpen Bulletins; Mighty Marvel Checklist; Stan's Soapbox
  4. 3. A Man Called... X
    The Origins of the X-Men!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mutant Mail-Box
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Chris Boyko
  • David Bruce
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Coates
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Del Gruber
  • Merlin Haas
  • Matthew Head
  • Darrel McCann
  • Stéphane PETIT
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Per Sandell
  • Richard Thomson
  • Jim Van Dore