The Uncanny X-Men #181 [Direct]
(May 1984)

Marvel, 1981 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1984-01-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Publisher's Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Louise Simonson (credited as Louise Jones) (editor); Ann Nocenti (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Young Dragons In Love (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Romita Jr.
Inks
John Romita Jr. (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
Ron Zalme

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lockheed; Puff (giant green dragon)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
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Tokyo Story (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Chris Claremont (credited)
Pencils
Dan Green (finished art); John Romita Jr. (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Dan Green (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
<Look! Up in the sky!>
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men: Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Rogue [Anna Marie]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]
Cyclops [Scott Summers] (guest); Senator Robert Kelly (guest); Amiko Kobayashi (guest, first appearance); Lockheed (guest); Madelyne Pryor (guest); Puff (villain, giant green female dragon); Sunfire [Shiro Yoshida] (guest); Mariko Yashida (guest); GUESTS: Senator Phillip; Jiro; Akiro; Teruki; Hideki
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
The X-Men return from the Secret Wars and find themselves in Japan where a large dragon is menacing Tokyo (go figure). Wolverine promises to look after a little girl (Amiko) whose parents are killed. Senator Kelly proposes the Mutant Control Act.
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Keywords
Japan; Mutant Control Act; Tokyo

Indexer Notes

Art credit details confirmed 2006 by Dan Green. Amiko next appears in Kitty Pryde and Wolverine #5 as a ward of Mariko Yashida. Puff character from marvel.fandom.com.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins; Hype Box; Mighty Marvel Checklist / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
? (as Logan)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
X-Mail
Characters
Wolverine [Logan]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Lee Allred, Thomas Long, Paul Bonanca, A. J. Platt & Andi Ramsey (& the rest of the gang at CHUCK's), Melissa Cook, Paul Ortstadt, and C.J. Thompson. Includes a small illustration of Wolverine as the replies are written as if by him.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Young Dragons In Love
    X-Men
  2. 1. Tokyo Story
    X-Men
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Hype Box; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    X-Mail
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