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
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 on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.


[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
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Sam Grainger
Colors
Don Warfield
Letters
Annette Kawecki [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!"
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Storm; Wolverine; 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.
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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).

Spider-Man and the Kidnap Caper (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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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. Spider-Man and the Kidnap Caper
    Spider-Man; Hostess
  5. 4. ["Try Spider-Man vitamins from Hudson and I'll send you a free Spider-Man poster!"]
  6. 5. ["The further adventures of Evel Knievel"]
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