(December 2003)

Marvel; Wizard, 2003 Series
 
Price
29.99 USD
Pages
264
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?
On-sale date
2003
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Jeff Youngquist (collections); Cory Sedlmeier (associate collections); Jennifer Grünwald (assistant collections)
Color
Color
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Hardcover
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Greg Horn (Painted)
Inks
Greg Horn (Painted)
Colors
Greg Horn (Painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Sentinel; Magneto; Dark Phoenix
Reprints

[Title and Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men / table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Introduction (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Men / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Lee
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor X; Cyclops; Wolverine; Beast; Rogue; Gambit; Psylocke

Power of Proteus (Table of Contents: 3)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Lawrence
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

[Cover to X-Men #126] (Table of Contents: 4)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi
Editing
Roger Stern

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler
Reprints

How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth...! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
John Byrne (co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Oliver [as Glynis Wein]
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Roger Stern

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; Moira MacTaggert; Havok; Polaris; Multiple Man; Proteus (villain); Mastermind (villain)
Synopsis
The X-Men are on Muir Isle trying to take down the super-powerful Proteus who also happens to be Moira's son. Jean continues to have Mastermind-induced hallucinations.
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men #127] (Table of Contents: 6)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi
Editing
Roger Stern

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Nightcrawler; Proteus
Reprints

The Quality of Hatred! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
John Byrne (Co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Oliver [as Glynis Wein]
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Roger Stern

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; Moira MacTaggert; Joe MacTaggert (death); Havok; Polaris; Proteus (villain)
Synopsis
Cyclops pulls the team together after their first mind numbing encounter with Proteus. Proteus takes over the body of his father in order to take the X-Men down in round two.
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men #128] (Table of Contents: 8)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi
Editing
Roger Stern

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler; Moira MacTaggert; Polaris
Reprints

The Action of the Tiger! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
John Byrne (co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Oliver [as Glynis Wein]
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Roger Stern

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; Moira MacTaggert; Havok; Polaris; Proteus [as Joe MacTaggert] (villain); Magneto (cameo flashback); Multiple Man (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
It's the X-Men versus Proteus to the death.
Reprints

Evolution Revolution (Table of Contents: 10)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Lawrence
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Blob; Mesmero; Forge; Proteus; Dark Phoenix; El Guapo

Indexer Notes

Text article discusses mutants with strange powers.

The Dark Phoenix Saga (Table of Contents: 11)

X-Men / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Lawrence
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

[Cover to X-Men #135] (Table of Contents: 12)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Novak
Editing
Jim Salicrup

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey]
Reprints

Dark Phoenix (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
John Byrne (co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Jim Salicrup

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Beast; Senator Robert Kelly; Angel; Banshee; Moira MacTaggert; Lilandra; Shi'ar; Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey] (villain); Sebastian Shaw (villain); Harry Leland (villain); Spider-Man (cameo); Dr. Strange (cameo); Mr. Fantastic (cameo); The Thing (cameo); Silver Surfer (cameo); Peter Corbeau (cameo)
Synopsis
Jean goes nuts as Dark Phoenix, beats up on her former teammates and heads for outer space to destroy a star system while the X-Men are left wondering how to handle their crazy comrade.
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men #136] (Table of Contents: 14)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Novak
Editing
Jim Salicrup

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor X; Cyclops; Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler
Reprints

Child of Light and Darkness! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
John Byrne (co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Jim Salicrup

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Beast; Angel; Lilandra; Gladiator; Shi'ar; Jarvis; John Grey; Elaine Grey; Sara Grey; Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey] (villain); Jimmy Carter (cameo)
Synopsis
Dark Phoenix returns to Earth to face the X-Men and her old life. After a pitched battle with her former teammates, Jean is restored to her right mind after a furious assault by Xavier. As the team is celebrating the purging of the Phoenix force, they vanish into thin air.
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men #137] (Table of Contents: 16)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Novak
Editing
Jim Salicrup; Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops; Jean Grey
Reprints

The Fate of the Phoenix! (Table of Contents: 17)

X-Men / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Oliver [as Glynis Wein]
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Jim Salicrup; Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones]

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey; also as Marvel Girl and Dark Phoenix] (death); Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Watcher [Uatu]; Recorder; Beast; Angel; Lilandra; Shi'ar; Kree; Skrulls; Supreme Intelligence; Gladiator; Imperial Guard [Starbolt; Oracle; Tempest; Nightside; Smasher; Warstar; Earthquake; Hussar; Manta]
Synopsis
Lilandra transports the X-Men to her base so that Phoenix can be killed for her crime of wiping out an entire star system. Xavier explains that the Phoenix Force has been purged from Jean and demands the right to trial by combat when his captors refuse to listen. The X-Men and the Imperial Guard fight on the Blue Area of the Moon to determine Jean's fate. During the battle, Dark Phoenix manifests herself once again and Jean sacrifices herself rather than let the Phoenix loose on the universe.
Reprints
Keywords
Blue Area of the Moon; Moon; trial by combat

Dark Phoenix: The Alternate Ending (Table of Contents: 18)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Lawrence
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Oliver [as Glynis Wein]
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Return to the Ashes! (Table of Contents: 19)

X-Men / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Oliver [as Glynis Wein]
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Colossus; Storm; Wolverine; Nightcrawler]; Beast; Angel; Lilandra; Shi-ar; Watcher; Recorder; Imperial Guard [Gladiator; Starbolt; Oracle; Manta] (cameos)
Synopsis
Phoenix is purged from Jean Grey's system.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original ending to X-Men #137 where Jean Grey didn't die.

Days of Future Past (Table of Contents: 20)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Lawrence
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

[Cover to X-Men #141] (Table of Contents: 21)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Kitty Pryde
Reprints

Days of Future Past (Table of Contents: 22)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Oliver [as Glynis Wein]
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones]

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Angel; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; Moira MacTaggert; Senator Robert Kelly; Rachel Summers; 2013 versions of Wolverine; Colossus; Storm; Kitty Pryde; Franklin Richards; Magneto; Sentinels (villains); Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Mystique; Destiny; Blob; Pyro; Avalanche] (villains); Lois Lane (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo)
Synopsis
Rachel Summers sends Kitty Pryde back in time from 2013 to warn the X-Men that the new Brotherhood of Evil Mutants will try to kill Senator Kelly and begin a chain of events that spells doom for mutants.
Reprints

[Cover to Uncanny X-Men #142] (Table of Contents: 23)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Terry Austin
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Storm; Sentinel
Reprints

Mind out of Time! (Table of Contents: 24)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Oliver [as Glynis Wein]
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones]

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Angel; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; Rachel Summers; Moira MacTaggert; Senator Robert Kelly; Henry Peter Gyrich; 2013 versions of Wolverine (death); Colossus (death); and Storm (death); Kitty Pryde; Sentinels (villains); Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Mystique; Destiny; Blob; Pyro; Avalanche] (villains)
Synopsis
The Brotherhood makes its play against Senator Kelly. Kitty's future self, which is in possession of her present body, helps the X-Men defeat Mystique and her crew (thus changing the future). As soon as Kelly is saved, Kitty's psyche returns from the future to her own body. A month later, in response to the attack, Kelly puts Gyrich in charge of a top secret Sentinel program called "Project Wideawake."
Reprints
Keywords
Doonesbury; Project Wideawake; time travel

X-Treme Machine: What Makes a Sentinel Tick (Table of Contents: 25)

X-Men / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eliot R. Brown
Pencils
Eliot R. Brown
Inks
Eliot R. Brown
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sentinel

Demon (Table of Contents: 26)

X-Men / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Lawrence
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

[Cover to Uncanny X-Men #143] (Table of Contents: 27)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Terry Austin
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kitty Pryde; N'Garai Demon
Reprints

Demon (Table of Contents: 28)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (Co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski
Editing
Louise Jones

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men--Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Angel; Colossus; Kitty Pryde; GUESTS: Cyclops; Lee Forrester; Mariko Yashida; Carmen Pryde; Terri Pryde; VILLAIN: N'Garai Demon (death)
Synopsis
Kitty is left home alone on Christmas Eve and tangles with a nasty alien demon.
Reprints

Kitty Pryde: Fashion Apocalypse (Table of Contents: 29)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Lawrence
Pencils
Various
Inks
Various
Colors
Various
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kitty Pryde

Indexer Notes

Text article discusses Kitty's terrible costume choices.

I, Magneto (Table of Contents: 30)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Lawrence
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; Carol Danvers [Ms. Marvel]; Lee Forrester; Moira MacTaggert; Peter Corbeau; Magneto (villains, origin); Phoenix [Jean Grey] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
The X-Men find Cyclops and Lee at Magneto's ocean base. Cyclops re-joins the team. There is a battle royale with Magneto. Kitty performs a Jedi mind trick.

[Cover to Uncanny X-Men #150] (Table of Contents: 31)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops; Storm; Kitty Pryde; Magneto
Reprints

I, Magneto... (Table of Contents: 32)

X-Men / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; Bob Wiacek
Colors
Glynis Oliver [as Glynis Wein]
Letters
Tom Orzechowski; Jean Simek
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones]

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; Carol Danvers [Ms. Marvel]; Lee Forrester; Moira MacTaggert; Peter Corbeau; Magneto (villain, origin); Ronald Reagan (cameo); Phoenix [Jean Grey] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
The X-Men find Cyclops and Lee at Magneto's ocean base. Cyclops re-joins. The X-Men have a battle royale with Magneto. Kitty performs a Jedi mind trick.
Reprints

Initial Patient Psychiatric Evaluation (Table of Contents: 33)

X-Men / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Magneto (played as Ian McKellen)

Indexer Notes

Psychiatric profile of Magneto accompanied by a photo of Sir Ian McKellen as Magneto from the X-Men movie.

That's Gotta Hurt! (Table of Contents: 34)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
David Finch
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Paul Mounts
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine

Indexer Notes

Text article discusses 11 reasons why Wolverine should be dead based on past adventures.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. [Title and Table of Contents]
    X-Men
  3. 2. Introduction
    X-Men
  4. 3. Power of Proteus
    X-Men
  5. 4. [Cover to X-Men #126]
    X-Men
  6. 5. How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth...!
    X-Men
  7. 6. [Cover to X-Men #127]
    X-Men
  8. 7. The Quality of Hatred!
    X-Men
  9. 8. [Cover to X-Men #128]
    X-Men
  10. 9. The Action of the Tiger!
    X-Men
  11. 10. Evolution Revolution
    X-Men
  12. 11. The Dark Phoenix Saga
    X-Men
  13. 12. [Cover to X-Men #135]
    X-Men
  14. 13. Dark Phoenix
    X-Men
  15. 14. [Cover to X-Men #136]
    X-Men
  16. 15. Child of Light and Darkness!
    X-Men
  17. 16. [Cover to X-Men #137]
    X-Men
  18. 17. The Fate of the Phoenix!
    X-Men
  19. 18. Dark Phoenix: The Alternate Ending
    X-Men
  20. 19. Return to the Ashes!
    X-Men
  21. 20. Days of Future Past
    X-Men
  22. 21. [Cover to X-Men #141]
    X-Men
  23. 22. Days of Future Past
    X-Men
  24. 23. [Cover to Uncanny X-Men #142]
    X-Men
  25. 24. Mind out of Time!
    X-Men
  26. 25. X-Treme Machine: What Makes a Sentinel Tick
    X-Men
  27. 26. Demon
    X-Men
  28. 27. [Cover to Uncanny X-Men #143]
    X-Men
  29. 28. Demon
    X-Men
  30. 29. Kitty Pryde: Fashion Apocalypse
    X-Men
  31. 30. I, Magneto
    X-Men
  32. 31. [Cover to Uncanny X-Men #150]
    X-Men
  33. 32. I, Magneto...
    X-Men
  34. 33. Initial Patient Psychiatric Evaluation
    X-Men
  35. 34. That's Gotta Hurt!
    X-Men
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