The X-Men #129 [Newsstand]
(January 1980)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1979-10-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode
0714860246101
Editing
Roger Stern (editor); Jim Salicrup (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (ed.-in-chief)

Save Us From the Knights of Hellfire! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed as Byrne)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed as austin)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Storm; Wolverine [Logan; James Howlett]; Colossus]; Hellfire Knights
Reprints

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

Crosman 788 BB Scout / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

God Spare the Child... (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
Bob Sharen
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Job Number
LF608
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's always hard to bid farewell to those you love.
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Colossus; Cyclops; Nightcrawler; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Storm; Wolverine [Logan; James Howlett]; Banshee [Sean Cassidy] (leaves)]; Alex Summers [Havok]; Hellfire Club's Inner Circle [Jason Wyngarde [Mastermind]; Sebastian Shaw (cameo); White Queen [Emma Frost] (first appearance)]; Katherine "Kitty" Pryde (first appearance); Carmen Pryde (first appearance); Terri Pryde (first appearance); Lorna Dane [Polaris]; Jamie Madrox [Multiple Man]; Moira MacTaggert; Hellfire Knights; Donald Pierce (cameo); Harry Leland (cameo); Cutler
Synopsis
The X-Men return to the states, but Banshee stays in Scotland with Moira. Upon entering the mansion, the X-Men find Xavier is back and ready to lead the team again. Prof X identifies a new mutant and the X-Men go to recruit her. The Hellfire Club also tries to woo the young Kitty Pryde into their ranks.
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Keywords
Deerfield; Hellfire Club; Malt Shoppe; Penthouse; Scotland

Indexer Notes

Wolverine reads an issue of Penthouse in the story.

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

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

The Icemaster Cometh (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; Human Torch / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Stephanie, Mario and Mark Hyacinth, and Margaret O'Connell.

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

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. Save Us From the Knights of Hellfire!
    X-Men
  2. 1. ["The trouble with most air guns is that they're too big for smaller kids to handle."]
    Crosman 788 BB Scout
  3. 2. God Spare the Child...
    X-Men
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  5. 4. The Icemaster Cometh
    Hostess Fruit Pies; Human Torch
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    X-Mail
  7. 6. ["Vroooommm"]
  8. 7. ["You've got to build 'em to believe 'em!"]
    Lego
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