The X-Men #44
(May 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

Red Raven, Red Raven! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Don Heck; Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks
John Tartaglione; Marie Severin (alterations)
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Angel; Red Raven
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Marie Severin's credit per Feran Delgado's site, which features a stat of the original artwork
: http://ferrandelgado.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2012-04-22T08:25:00...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Red Raven, Red Raven...! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Roy Thomas (plot); Gary Friedrich
Pencils
Don Heck (breakdowns); Werner Roth
Inks
John Tartaglione
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Decisively defeated on the island stronghold of Magneto, the X-Men may finally have reached the end of their colorful careers...
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]]; Magneto; Toad [Mortimer Toynbee]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Red Raven
Synopsis
The X-Men have been defeated and captured by Magneto. Warren escapes to seek the assistance of the Avengers; en route to New York and the Avengers, Angel encounters an island guarded over by Red Raven and learns the secrets of a lost race of bird-people.
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Indexer Notes

Red Raven (last app. in RED RAVEN #1; last chron. app. in INVADERS #38; next app. in SUB-MARINER #26)

Sources for particularization of writing credits are 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). Sources for particularization of pencils credits are The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (1987) and The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (1994).

The Iceman Cometh! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Gary Friedrich
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
John Verpoorten
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iceman [Bobby Drake] (origin; beginning); Robert N. Drake (introduction; Iceman's father); Beatrice Drake (introduction; Iceman's Mother); Judy Harmon (introduction); Rocky Beasely (villain; introduction); Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]
Synopsis
Rocky and his rowdy group of thugs turn up to snatch Judy away from a date she is on with Bobby. Bobby fights back to protect Judy and during the altercation he utilizes his mutant abilities. The townsfolk soon learn of Bobby's abilities, hunt him down and then imprison him.
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Keywords
Nassau County

The Senses-Shattering Surprises Go On and On—! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Angel; Beast; Cyclops; Iceman; Marvel Girl
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Keith Giffen (future comics artist), Greg Feeley, Joel Richter, Carl Gafford, Scott Douglas, David Craven, David Bradstreet and Grady Richardson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Doctor Strange; Nick Fury / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Red Raven, Red Raven!
    X-Men
  2. 1. ["Gigantic art mural offer!"]
  3. 2. Red Raven, Red Raven...!
    X-Men
  4. 3. The Iceman Cometh!
    The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men!
  5. 4. The Senses-Shattering Surprises Go On and On—!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mutant Mail-Box
  7. 6. ["The Marvel beat goes on!"]
    Doctor Strange; Nick Fury
  8. 7. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
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