X-Factor #28 [Direct]
(May 1988)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1988-01-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Bobbie Chase (assistant editor); Bob Harras (credited) (editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus))
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed as Simonson (brontosaurus))
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor: Beast [Hank McCoy]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]
Ship
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Countdown! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Louise Simonson (credited); Walter Simonson (credited) (co-plot)
Pencils
Walter Simonson (credited)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as Petra Scotese)
Letters
Joe Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Days ago, a monstrous sky-ship, captained by a being called Apocalypse,
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor: Beast [Hank McCoy]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]
Apocalypse [En Sabah Nur]; Boom-Boom [Tabitha Smith]; Caliban; Rusty Collins; Death [Warren Worthington III]; Infectia [Josephine] (first appearance); Leech; Artie Maddicks; Rictor [Julio Richter]; Ship; Skids [Sally Blevins]; Candy Southern (picture); Gilroy; Joe
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
X-Factor fights and frees Apocalypse's sentient ship from its former master's control.
Reprints

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

X-Changes / letters page / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Martin F. Cripps, Dave Depew, Jason Brashears, and Jeff Mitchell.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total No. Copies Printed (net press run): Average no. of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 568,382. Single issue nearest to filing date: 554,164.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Factor
  2. 1. Countdown!
    X-Factor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    X-Changes
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Peter Croome
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Daniel Nauschuetz
  • Mike Nielsen
  • St├ęphane PETIT
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Eric Rom
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Richard Thomson