The X-Men #136 [Direct]
(August 1980)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980-04-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Jim Salicrup (Editor); Bob Budiansky (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.

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


Child of Light and Darkness! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Novak; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The final phase of the Phoenix!
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Dark Phoenix; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Child of Light and Darkness! (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
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Beast; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Lilandra; Gladiator; Shi'ar; Jarvis; John Grey; Elaine Grey; Sara Grey (introduction); VILLAIN: Dark Phoenix [Jean Grey]; CAMEO: Jimmy Carter
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
Keywords
Annandale-on-Hudson; Imperial Center; White House

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

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

The Incredible Hulk vs. the Roller Disco Devils! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Letters
typeset

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Child of Light and Darkness!
    X-Men
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Child of Light and Darkness!
    X-Men
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. The Incredible Hulk vs. the Roller Disco Devils!
    Hostess Fruit Pies; Hulk
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    X-Mail
  7. 6. ["Be a draftsman"]
  8. 7. ["BMX!"]
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