The X-Men #115 [Regular Edition]
(November 1978)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode
0714860246111
Editing
Roger Stern (Editor); Jim Salicrup (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
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.

Copyright © 1978 by Marvel Comics Group, a Division of Cadence Industries Corporation.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Enter: Sauron! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi; Michael Higgins (the words “The Uncanny” over the “X-Men” logo)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]; Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]]; Sauron
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Particularization of Higgins lettering credit is from The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Olshevsky 1988).

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

Remco / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Visions of Death! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Byrne (plot); Chris Claremont (plot, script)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Francoise Mouly
Letters
Rick Parker

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As I claimed this she-mutant's life, X-Men-- so shall I claim yours!
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]; Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Banshee [Sean Cassiday]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]]; GUESTS: Ka-Zar; Zabu; Nereel; Fall People; Tandy Snow [Queen Tandylla]; VILLAINS: Sauron; Zaladane; Garokk; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Beast [Henry McCoy]
Synopsis
The X-Men fight Sauron until he transforms back to Karl Lykos. Ka-Zar shows up and he and Karl tell the X-Men the tale of Zaladane awakening Garokk. Cyclops decides to leave the Savage Land rather than help as he fears for Xavier's safety. The way back to the surface world is blocked by ice as the Savage Land begins to undergo a terrible change.
Reprints
Keywords
The Savage Land

Indexer Notes

Picks up plot threads from the cancelled Ka-Zar series. Tandy Snow [Queen Tandylla] appearance added per note in Jeff Christianson's Master List (http://www.marvunapp.com/master/sn.htm).

X-Mail (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Sim Pertuit, Ms. T. J. Morgan and Brian Nelson.

Bullpen Bulletins [November 1978] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Thor--in Good Overcomes Evil! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Thor; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Youth Opportunity Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Enter: Sauron!
    X-Men
  2. 1. ["Now... the amazing energized Spider-Man!"]
    Remco
  3. 2. Visions of Death!
    X-Men
  4. 3. X-Mail
    X-Mail
  5. 4. Bullpen Bulletins [November 1978]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. Thor--in Good Overcomes Evil!
    Thor; Hostess Fruit Pies
  7. 6. ["Your hero adds zap, sparkle to your room"]
    Youth Opportunity Sales Club
  8. 7. ["Move it! Steer it! Shift it! Build it!"]
    Lego
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