The X-Men #59 [Regular Edition]
(August 1969)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Last X-Man (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Tom Palmer ?; Neal Adams ?
Colors
Neal Adams ?
Letters
Neal Adams

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops; Sentinels
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tom Palmer inks per Steve Whitaker, Carl Gafford and Bob Ford (uncertain); Neal Adams per the original indexer and Nick Caputo. Adams is also credited with inks in The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981), 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 letters credit are 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.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do or Die, Baby! (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Men / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont (plot assist, uncredited); Roy Thomas (plot, script)
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Neal Adams
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Iceman...the Angel...Lorna Dane...even the steel-shattering youth called Havok... the list of mutants captured by super-powered Sentinels grows ever longer!
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]]; GUESTS: Havok [Alex Summers]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Toad [Mortimer Toynbee]; VILLAINS: Larry Trask; Judge Chalmers; Sentinels; CAMEOS: Unus [Gunther Bain]; Blob [Fred Dukes]; Mastermind [Jason Wyngarde]; CAMEO: Karl Lykos [Sauron](1st)
Synopsis
With Larry Trask revealed to be a mutant, the Sentinels refuse to obey him any more as they continue to capture mutants and prepare to kill them. Cyclops, Jean and Beast mount an offensive to rescue their captured friends. Cyke, Jean and Hank disguise themselves as Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch and Toad as they battle the Sentinels. Cyclops tricks the Sentinels into flying into the sun. They rescue Havok but he is injured.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sources for particularization of script credits are The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981), 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).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith; Werner Roth (illustrations)
Inks
John Tartaglione; Mike Esposito (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Sam Rosen

Characters
Cyclops; Hank McCoy; Iceman; Marvel Girl
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[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)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Last X-Man
    X-Men
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Do or Die, Baby!
    X-Men
  4. 3. ["Batty bulletins to bewilder, bewitch, and bedazzle you!"]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mutant Mail-Box
  6. 5. ["Do you have art talent worth developing?"]
  7. 6. ["America's greatest values in science labs and courses!"]
  8. 7. ["If you need extra money & you know just 10 people..."]
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