X-Factor Annual #4 [Direct]
([October] 1989)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD; 2.75 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale Date
1989-06-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Annual
Editing
Bob Harras (credited) (group editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Atlantis Attacks [Chapter Ten] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast; Jean Grey; Attuma
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis Attacks

I Must Go Down to the Sea Again (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Factor / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
Walter Simonson (credited as Walt Simonson)
Colors
Tom Vincent (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor [Beast; Jean Grey]; Andromeda (guest star); Attuma (villain); Ghaur (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis Attacks

Indexer Notes

Atlantis Attacks continued from New Mutants (Marvel, 1984 series) #5.
Atlantis Attacks continues in Web of Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1985 series) #5.

That I Be Bound in a Nutshell (Table of Contents: 2)

Doctor Doom; Magneto / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ralph Macchio (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
John Byrne (credited)
Colors
Ralph Macchio (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Alexia (introduction); Dr. Doom (origin retold); Magneto (origin expanded); Mephisto (cameo flashback); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing] (cameo flashback)
Reprints

Inferno Aftermath (Table of Contents: 3)

X-Factor / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited)
Pencils
Jim Fern (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited as Joe Rubenstein)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited as Greg Wright)
Letters
Joe Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor [Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Archangel; Iceman]; Jacob Farber (introduction); Elwood McNulty (introduction); Gilgamesh (guest star); Thor (guest star); J. Jonah Jameson (guest star)
Reprints
Keywords
Inferno

Indexer Notes

Blues Brothers parody.

Happy Summer Vacation (Table of Contents: 4)

X-Factor / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jon Bogdanove (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops; Jean Grey; Nathan Christopher Summers; Iceman; Beast; Archangel; Artie; Leech; Taki; Rusty Collins; Skids; Dani Moonstar; Cannonball; Wolfsbane (Rahne Sinclair); Sunspot; Warlock; Rictor; Boom Boom; Power Pack

Saga of the Serpent Crown Part 10: Emperor of Doom (Table of Contents: 5)

Serpent Crown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Mark Bagley (credited)
Inks
Keith Williams (credited)
Colors
Santiago Tapia, Jr. (credited)
Letters
Jade Moede (credited); Richard Starkings (credited)
Editing
Gregory Wright (credited) (managing editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Watcher; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Lady Dorma (death); Naga (villain); Karthon (villain); Llyra (villain); Ghaur (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
Saga of the Serpent Crown

Indexer Notes

Serpent Crown Saga, Chapter 10.
The storyline continues from New Mutants Annual (Marvel, 1984 series) #5 (June 1989).
The storyline continues in Web of Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1985 series) #5 (1989).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Atlantis Attacks [Chapter Ten]
    X-Factor
  2. 1. I Must Go Down to the Sea Again
    X-Factor
  3. 2. That I Be Bound in a Nutshell
    Doctor Doom; Magneto
  4. 3. Inferno Aftermath
    X-Factor
  5. 4. Happy Summer Vacation
    X-Factor
  6. 5. Saga of the Serpent Crown Part 10: Emperor of Doom
    Serpent Crown
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