The X-Men #40
(January 1968)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Mark of the Monster! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Angel; Iceman; Beast]; The Frankenstein Android
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sources for letters credit are The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981), The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Olshevsky 1987), The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Ward 1994), and Official Index to the Marvel Universe (Vandal et al. 2009).

The Mark of the Monster! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Factor Three has been defeated!
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]]; The Frankenstein Android (intro, death; not the Frankenstein Monster); Changeling
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Professor X secretly replaced by Changeling through issue #43.

The First Evil Mutant! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Werner Roth
Inks
John Verpoorten
Colors
?
Letters
Al Kurzrok

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As a runaway Scott Summers, fleeing the terrors of a world that fears and hates him, plunges thru the forest...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Cyclops [Scott Summers] (origin continued); Jack O'Diamonds [Jack Winters]
Reprints

Face Front! Hang Loose! 'Nuff Said! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Don Heck (illustrations)
Inks
Vince Colletta (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Iceman; Cyclops; Beast; Angel
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Robert Thuotte, Doug Nikkel, Lewis Flock, Jon Ray, Connie Sheehand, Richard Struempler, Ken Jensen.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mark of the Monster!
    X-Men
  2. 1. The Mark of the Monster!
    X-Men
  3. 2. The First Evil Mutant!
    The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men
  4. 3. Face Front! Hang Loose! 'Nuff Said!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mutant Mail-Box
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