The X-Men #140 [Direct]
(December 1980)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1980-08-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Louise Simonson (as Louise Jones) (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor in chief)

Issue Notes

Indicia title: THE X-MEN.

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.
This issue has variants:

Fist to Fist with the Savage Fury of Wen-Di-Go! (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 (as Dan Crespi); typeset

Job Number
LF256
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Wolverine [Logan]; Nightcrawler]; Alpha Flight [Vindicator [Guardian]; Snowbird]; Wendigo; Eileen Parnall
Reprints

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

Wildfire / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rage! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Overhead, the geese are flying south, first hint that--although the day is warm, the leaves on the trees still green-summer is almost over.
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Storm; Wolverine [Logan (also in flashback)] (origin); Colossus; Nightcrawler; Sprite [Kitty Pryde]]; Heather Hudson (flashback); Stevie Hunter; Alpha Flight [Vindicator [James MacDonald Hudson (also in flashback)]; Shaman; Snowbird]; Eileen Parnall; Prime Minister; Harv; Wendigo [Georges Baptiste] (villain); Blob (villain)
Synopsis
Wolvie and Nightcrawler help Alpha Flight battle Wendigo. Shaman transforms the beast back to human form. The Canadian government disbands Alpha Flight (next in Alpha Flight #1).
Reprints
Keywords
Canada; Salem Center

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

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

Script
Chris Claremont (responses)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Carol Bellamy, Neville Bartley, Gary L. Day and Ashley Scott Tillman. Includes "The Might Marvel Checklist!"

Iron Man vs. the Bank Robbers! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; Iron Man / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

The Saga of Johnny West (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fist to Fist with the Savage Fury of Wen-Di-Go!
    X-Men
  2. 1. ["All the fun of real pinball, without the coin slot."]
    Wildfire
  3. 2. Rage!
    X-Men
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    X-Mail
  5. 4. Iron Man vs. the Bank Robbers!
    Hostess Fruit Pies; Iron Man
  6. 5. The Saga of Johnny West
  7. 6. ["Expert builder series"]
    Lego
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