The X-Men #99 [25¢]
(June 1976)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1976-03-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Barcode
0714860246106
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.

Letters page letter from Peter Sanderson.


Deathstar Rising! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Even if we escape the energy-spheres of the Sentinels-- how can we survive in the vacuum of space?
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Storm; Colossus; Cyclops; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; Sentinels
Reprints

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

Monogram Models, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Deathstar, Rising! (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Men / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte [as Frank Chiara]
Colors
Michele Wolfman
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Irving Watanabe

Job Number
JV212
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A minute ago, they had it made...
Genre
superhero
Characters
FEATURE: X-Men [Cyclops; Jean Grey; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUEST: Peter Corbeau; VILLAINS: Sentinels; Stephen Lang; CAMEOS: Geraldo Rivera; Black Tom Cassidy; X-Sentinels [Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Iceman; Angel; Beast; Professor X]
Synopsis
The X-Men race to SHIELD's orbital platform to rescue teammates from Lang and run up against Sentinels (some of who look like the original X-Men)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sources for identification of colorist are The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981), The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Olshevsky 1988), The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Ward 1994), and Official Index to the Marvel Universe (Vandal et al. 2009). GCD’s previous colors credit was to Michele [sic] Wrightson.

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

Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

X-Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Peter Sanderson, Genella Smith, Murray Baughnon, Daniel Raskio.

News Notes, Nifty Narration, and Nutty Nonsense Not for the Narrow-Minded! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Spider-Man and the "Twinkie Takers" (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Deathstar Rising!
    X-Men
  2. 1. ["Meet the new king of the sky"]
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  3. 2. Deathstar, Rising!
    X-Men
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    X-Mail
  6. 5. News Notes, Nifty Narration, and Nutty Nonsense Not for the Narrow-Minded!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  7. 6. Spider-Man and the "Twinkie Takers"
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
  8. 7. ["Earn famous name prizes or cash the easy Olympic way!"]
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  9. 8. ["Make money get prizes with fast selling American seeds"]
    American Seed Co.
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