The X-Men #57
(June 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
Magazine Management Co.
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
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams ?; Tom Palmer ?
Colors
Neal Adams ?
Letters
Sam Rosen ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Sentinels... ...Live!
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Angel; Iceman; Beast]; Sentinel; Larry Trask
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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).

Neal Adams was credited with inks in The Marvel Comics Index, The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (1987), The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (1994), and Official Index to the Marvel Universe (Vandal et al. 2009).

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Sentinels Live! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Neal Adams
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Face it, little Lorna...you're a wash-out!
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Angel; Iceman; Beast]; GUESTS: Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Havok [Alex Summers]; Judge Chalmers; VILLAINS: Larry Trask; Sentinels; Living Pharaoh [Ahmet Abdol]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Bolivar Trask
Synopsis
Lorna is attacked by a Sentinel. Alex is paralyzed by his terrible and destructive new powers as the X-Men try to figure out how to help him. The Egyptian authorities arrive and the Living Pharaoh tells them to arrest the X-Men for the destruction of an ancient temple. Alex takes off in the conflict and is attacked by a Sentinel. Learning of the attack on Lorna, Iceman and Beast head back to the states to investigate. They catch a newscast where the son of Bolivar Trask proclaims to the world that the Sentinels are once again active and hunting for mutants.
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Keywords
Egypt

The Female of the Species! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Linda Fite
Pencils
Werner Roth
Inks
Sam Grainger
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Grainger

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Please don't be alarmed if you feel strangely compelled to pay unusual attention to the contents of the following pages!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]
Synopsis
An explanation of Marvel Girl's powers.
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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
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Jim Steranko (illustrations)
Inks
John Tartaglione (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Sam Rosen

Characters
Cyclops
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters by Edward Lynn, Reid F. Edwards, Edward Newsom, Capt. F.K. Corey and Ken Miller.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Sentinels... ...Live!"]
    X-Men
  2. 1. ["Tired of being 'skinny'?"]
  3. 2. The Sentinels Live!
    X-Men
  4. 3. The Female of the Species!
    The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men
  5. 4. ["A sagacious smattering of space-wasting small-talk!"]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mutant Mail-Box
  7. 6. ["Do you have art talent worth developing?"]
  8. 7. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
  9. 8. ["Second chance for high school drop-outs to get a diploma"]
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