The X-Men #51
(December 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
Perfect Film & Chemical 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jim Steranko (signed)
Inks
Jim Steranko (signed)
Colors
Jim Steranko

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Angel; Beast; Cyclops; Iceman; Marvel Girl]; Erik the Red
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Indexer Notes

Sources for colors 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).

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Devil Had a Daughter! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Jim Steranko
Inks
John Tartaglione
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Mesmero (Villain); Demi-Men (Villain); Magneto Robot (Villain); Erik the Red (Villain)
Synopsis
Magneto declares that Lorna Dane is his daughter and gives Lorna the choice of siding with him or with the X-Men. Instead of waiting for Lorna to decide, the X-Men choose to fight Magneto and his minions. Realizing that they are overwhelmed, the X-Men flee from the battle, but Lorna remains behind with Magneto.
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The Lure of the Beast-Nappers! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Werner Roth
Inks
John Tartaglione
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Cooper

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hank was never an ordinary boy!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast [Hank McCoy] (origin continued); Hank McCoy (as teenager); Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Norton McCoy; Edna McCoy; Conquistador [Orlando Furio] (Villain); Chico
Synopsis
Conquistador believes that he has found the last link in his plans for human domination after witnessing the mutant abilities of Hank McCoy; so, Conquistador sets about kidnapping Hank and Hank's parents to coerce the young mutant into complying with his scheme.
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Indexer Notes

The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men! part 14, origin of the Beast part 3, pages 1 and 2 of this story is not reprinted in the Amazing Adventures #17 and X-Men: Mutations #nn reprints.

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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
?
Pencils
Werner Roth (illustrations)
Inks
John Tartaglione (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Sam Rosen

Characters
Angel; Cyclops; Marvel Girl
Reprints

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

Captain America; Fantastic Four / 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)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Devil Had a Daughter!
    X-Men
  4. 3. The Lure of the Beast-Nappers!
    The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men
  5. 4. ["A titanic treasure-trove of traumatically tempting tid-bits, tastefully tossed together to tease and tantalize thee!"]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mutant Mail-Box
  7. 6. ["Two more triumphs for Marvel..!"]
    Captain America; Fantastic Four
  8. 7. ["Mr. America - Mr. Universe secret muscle building "tools""]
  9. 8. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
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