The X-Men #97 [Regular Edition]
(February 1976)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1975-10-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Marv Wolfman (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.
This issue has variants:

My Brother...My Enemy! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Dave Cockrum
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stay back, my fellow X-Men!
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Storm; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Havok]
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

My Brother, My Enemy ! (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Men / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont (credited)
Pencils
Dave Cockrum (credited)
Inks
Sam Grainger (credited)
Colors
Don Warfield (credited)
Letters
Annette Kawecki (credited as Annette Kaye)

Job Number
JV118
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The bard of Avon said it best: "To sleep, perchance to dream... ...aye, there's the rub!"
Feature Logo
The Uncanny X-Men
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Storm; Wolverine [Logan]; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Lilandra (introduction); Havok; Polaris; Moira MacTaggert; VILLAIN: Eric the Red (introduction); CAMEO: Stephen Lang
Synopsis
Eric the Red controls Havok and Polaris and sends them up against the X-Men. After having strange dreams of an outer space battle, Xavier leaves for vacation. Jean re-joins the team.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In a faulty use of powers, Storm uses her lightning bolt to change into costume.

Sources for identification of letterer are The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981), The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Olshevsky 1988), and The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Ward 1994).

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

Mutant Mail-Box / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Bruce Canwell, Steve Pauwells and Tom Runningmouth. Includes Marvel Valeu Stamp #20.

Spider-Man and the Kidnap Caper (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Hostess; Spider-Man / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[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)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. My Brother...My Enemy!
    X-Men
  2. 1. ["Now you can fly a plane the first time you try."]
  3. 2. My Brother, My Enemy !
    X-Men
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mutant Mail-Box
  5. 4. Spider-Man and the Kidnap Caper
    Hostess; Spider-Man
  6. 5. ["Try Spider-Man vitamins from Hudson and I'll send you a free Spider-Man poster!"]
  7. 6. ["The further adventures of Evel Knievel"]
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