The X-Men #99 [25¢]
(June 1976)

Marvel, 1963 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1976-03-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode
0714860246106
Editing
Marv Wolfman (editor)

Issue Notes

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

Letters page letter from Peter Sanderson.
This issue has variants:

Deathstar Rising! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Dave Cockrum
Colors
?
Letters
Irv 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)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meet the new king of the sky

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for a plastic model kit of an F-16 plane.

Deathstar, Rising! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
JV212
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A minute ago, they had it made...
Feature Logo
The Uncanny X-Men
Genre
superhero
Characters
FEATURE: X-Men [Cyclops; Jean Grey; Storm; Wolverine [Logan]; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUEST: Peter Corbeau; Flaherty (death); 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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee; ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Stan Lee's Soapbox; Items.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]

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

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Earn famous name prizes or cash the easy Olympic way!
Characters
Snoopy

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Make money get prizes with fast selling American seeds

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  7. 6. Spider-Man and the "Twinkie Takers"
    Hostess Twinkies; Spider-Man
  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.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • David Bruce
  • Katie
  • Chris Boyko
  • Darrel McCann
  • Del Gruber
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • R. S. Martin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Jochen G.
  • Steven Tice
  • Jim Stangas
  • David B