The X-Men #52
(January 1969)

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

Twilight of the Mutants! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Angel; Beast; Iceman; Marvel Girl]; Magneto; Erik the Red
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Penciler and inker credits supported by Nick Caputo, Bob Ford, and Carl Gafford.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Twilight of the Mutants! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Don Heck (breakdowns); Werner Roth
Inks
John Tartaglione
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The invader...he who calls himself Erik the Red...has cracked our outer defenses!
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Erik the Red [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Mesmero (Villain); Demi-Men (Villain; many Death); Magneto Robot (Villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sources for particularization of Heck pencils credit 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).

The Crimes of the Conquistador! (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 Verpoorten
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, Henry McCoy, you neatly overcame my band of skilled warriors...an amazing feat for one so young!
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]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men! part 15, origin of the Beast part 4, pages 1 and 2 of this story is not reprinted in the Amazing Adventures #17 and X-Men: Mutations #nn reprints. First appearance of Cerebro.

Sensational Scoops to Startle, Stun, and Soothe You! (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
?
Pencils
Jim Steranko (illustrations)
Inks
John Tartaglione (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Sam Rosen

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Glen Quasny, Barry Bernard, Sheldon Wiebe, Bill Bagwell, Jim Vicko, Bryan Uhlenbrock, Doug Pratz.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Twilight of the Mutants!
    X-Men
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Twilight of the Mutants!
    X-Men
  4. 3. The Crimes of the Conquistador!
    The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men
  5. 4. Sensational Scoops to Startle, Stun, and Soothe You!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mutant Mail-Box
  7. 6. ["Tired of being 'skinny'?"]
  8. 7. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
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