Generation X #25 [Direct Edition]
(March 1997)

Marvel, 1994 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.99 USD; 4.20 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606026784 02511
Editing
Jason Liebig (Assistant Editor); Mark Powers (Editor); Bob Harras (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior (#2 - 4, 17 - 75, see notes); Glossy interior (#1 - 16, see notes)
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Suffer the Children (Table of Contents)

Generation X / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Chris Bachalo (signed)
Inks
Al Vey (signed)
Colors
Liquid! (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Generation X [Banshee [Sean Cassidy]; Husk [Paige Guthrie]; White Queen [Emma Frost]; Synch [Everett Thomas]; M; Chamber [Jonothon Starsmore]; Skin [Angelo Espinosa]]
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Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover

Chapter One: The End (Table of Contents: 1)

Generation X / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Chris Bachalo
Inks
Al Vey; Scott Hanna
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Banshee [Sean Cassidy]; Mondo; Black Tom Cassidy
Synopsis
Banshee is attacked by a monstrous version of Mondo who is under the control of Black Tom Cassidy.
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Chapter Two: Behind the Eight Ball (Table of Contents: 2)

Generation X / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Chris Bachalo
Inks
Al Vey; Scott Hanna
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
White Queen [Emma Frost]; Bumpkin; Black Tom Cassidy
Synopsis
Emma returns to Xavier's school to find the whole place filled with mutated plants and is confronted by Black Tom who tells her that he has taken over the school.
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Chapter Three: Cutting to the Chase (Table of Contents: 3)

Generation X / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Chris Bachalo
Inks
Al Vey; Scott Hanna
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jubilee [Jubilation Lee]; Mondo; Bastion
Synopsis
Jubilee is fleeing from Mondo when she runs into Bastion who rescues her before he captures her.
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Chapter Four: Putting Out the Fire (Table of Contents: 4)

Generation X / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Chris Bachalo
Inks
Al Vey; Scott Hanna
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Howard the Duck; Beverly Switzler; Franklin Richards; Leech; Artie Maddox; Tana Nile; Black Tom Cassidy
Synopsis
In the Danger Grotto, Howard the Duck tries to save Artie, Leech and Franklin by setting fire to Black Tom's wooden form.
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Chapter Five: The Great Escape (Table of Contents: 5)

Generation X / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Chris Bachalo
Inks
Al Vey; Scott Hanna
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Howard the Duck; Beverly Switzler; Franklin Richards; Leech; Artie Maddox; Tana Nile; Man-Thing
Synopsis
Man-Thing arrives and whisks Howard and the kids out of Black Tom's clutches.
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Indexer Notes

This portion of the story is continued in Daydreamers (Marvel, 1997 series) #1

Chapter Six: Point Of No Return (Table of Contents: 6)

Generation X / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Chris Bachalo
Inks
Al Vey; Scott Hanna
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Penance; Gateway
Synopsis
Penance watches as Gateway teleports away from the Generation X kids for good.
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Bullpen Bulletins [January 15, 1997] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Chapter Seven: Enemy Mine (Table of Contents: 8)

Generation X / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Chris Bachalo
Inks
Al Vey; Scott Hanna
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Banshee [Sean Cassidy]; White Queen [Emma Frost]; Penance; Gateway; Black Tom Cassidy
Synopsis
Black Tom has Banshee all wrapped up and presents him with the dying Gen X kids caught in his wooden tendrils. He tells Sean that if he wants to save the kids, he has to kill Emma Frost.
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Chapter Eight: Duel (Table of Contents: 9)

Generation X / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Chris Bachalo
Inks
Al Vey; Scott Hanna
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Banshee [Sean Cassidy]; White Queen [Emma Frost]; Penance; Black Tom Cassidy
Synopsis
Banshee refuses to duel Emma for the lives of the kids but Emma, afraid of losing another team like she did with the Hellions, mentally forces him to cut her down.
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Chapter Nine: Splitting Heirs (Table of Contents: 10)

Generation X / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Chris Bachalo
Inks
Al Vey; Scott Hanna
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Banshee [Sean Cassidy]; White Queen [Emma Frost]; Penance; Black Tom Cassidy
Synopsis
With Emma fallen, Black Tom gleefully reveals that the Gen X kids he is holding in thrall are all constructs of his wooden form. The real team is far away. Penance attacks and slices Black Tom in half.
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Epilogue: On Land Or Sea Or Foam... (Table of Contents: 11)

Generation X / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Chris Bachalo
Inks
Al Vey; Scott Hanna
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
M; Skin [Angelo Espinosa]; Husk [Paige Guthrie]; Synch [Everett Thomas]; Chamber [Jonothon Starsmore]
Synopsis
With Black Tom gone, the pod in which he has trapped the real Gen X kids rises to the surface of the ocean and bursts, leaving them alive but marooned at sea.
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Great X-Pectations (Table of Contents: 12)

Great X-Pectations / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset; Comicraft

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers Sally Cutler and Ryan Deringer.

Born to be Wild? (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Ka-Zar / promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Suffer the Children
    Generation X
  2. 1. Chapter One: The End
    Generation X
  3. 2. Chapter Two: Behind the Eight Ball
    Generation X
  4. 3. Chapter Three: Cutting to the Chase
    Generation X
  5. 4. Chapter Four: Putting Out the Fire
    Generation X
  6. 5. Chapter Five: The Great Escape
    Generation X
  7. 6. Chapter Six: Point Of No Return
    Generation X
  8. 7. Bullpen Bulletins [January 15, 1997]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  9. 8. Chapter Seven: Enemy Mine
    Generation X
  10. 9. Chapter Eight: Duel
    Generation X
  11. 10. Chapter Nine: Splitting Heirs
    Generation X
  12. 11. Epilogue: On Land Or Sea Or Foam...
    Generation X
  13. 12. Great X-Pectations
    Great X-Pectations
  14. 13. Born to be Wild?
    Ka-Zar
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