The X-Men #45
(June 1968)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1968-04-09
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
Printed in the U.S.A. by World Color Press, Inc., Sparta, Illinois 62286
Editing
Stan Lee (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

When Mutants Clash! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tuska ink credit per Nick Caputo, Jan 2011, based on his examination of the original art printed in John Buscema, Michelangelo of Comics. Original indexer credited John Verpoorten.

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

Joe Weider Course and Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

When Mutants Clash! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Gary Friedrich (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited) (layouts); Werner Roth (credited) (finished art)
Inks
John Tartaglione (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Warren's been gone too long!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers: Black Panther [T'Challa] (cameo); Goliath [Hank Pym] (cameo); Hawkeye [Clint Barton] (cameo); Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (cameo)
Brotherhood of Evil Mutants: Magneto [Erik Lehnsherr]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Toad [Mortimer Toynbee]
X-Men: Angel [Warren Worthington III] (flashback); Beast [Hank McCoy]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]
Professor X [Charles Xavier] (flashback); Red Raven (android, flashback)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Cyclops frees himself from Magneto's captivity. While searching for the other X-Men captured by Magneto, Cyclops encounters Quicksilver and the two battle each other.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is continued in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #53.

And the Mob Cried...Vengeance! (Table of Contents: 3)

X-Men / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich (credited)
Pencils
George Tuska (credited)
Inks
John Verpoorten (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe (credited as Irving Watanabe)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having learned the plight of a young mutant in Nassau County, Professor X has dispatched the first of his X-Men, Scott Summers, to rescue Bobby Drake from the wrath of a vengeful citizenry, only to find...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Iceman [Bobby Drake] (origin continued); Jake; Charlie
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Scott tries to break Bobby out of jail, but Bobby, feeling he's done nothing wrong, wishes to remain in custody.
Reprints

The Second Golden Age of Marvel is Here! (And You Didn't Even Bake a Cake!) (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Angel; Beast; Magneto; Marvel Girl; Professor Xavier; Toad
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Mike Spencer, Trudy Barr, Bert Wilkinson, Glenn Miller, Jr., Edward Nichols, Larry Bryant, William Garnett, and Kent Roberts.

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

Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Niresk Fishing Outfits / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

132 Pc. Roman Soldiers Set (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Roman War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When Mutants Clash!
    X-Men
  2. 1. ["Tired of being 'skinny'?"]
    Joe Weider Course and Products
  3. 2. When Mutants Clash!
    X-Men
  4. 3. And the Mob Cried...Vengeance!
    X-Men
  5. 4. The Second Golden Age of Marvel is Here! (And You Didn't Even Bake a Cake!)
    Bullpen Bulletins; Mighty Marvel Checklist; Stan's Soapbox
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mutant Mail-Box
  7. 6. ["The greatest event in the history of comic magazines!"]
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Fishing Outfits
  9. 8. 132 Pc. Roman Soldiers Set
    Roman War Soldiers
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Chris Boyko
  • David Bruce
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Coates
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Del Gruber
  • Merlin Haas
  • James Ludwig
  • Darrel McCann
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Muller
  • Stéphane PETIT
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Van Dore