Classic X-Men #1 [Direct]
(September 1986)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Editing
Ann Nocenti (editor); Terry Kavanagh (assistant editor); Len Wein (original material); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Condenses Giant-Size X-Men to fit in 32 pages, with new material on pages 1-4 and 18-32. The rest of the series reprints the original comics in their entirety.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Arthur Adams (signed)
Inks
Arthur Adams (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Iceman; Havok; Storm; Nightcrawler; Wolverine; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Polaris; Colossus; Banshee; Cyclops; Thunderbird [John Proudstar]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Sunfire]
Reprints

[Frontispiece] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Arthur Adams (signed)
Inks
Arthur Adams (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Storm; Colossus; Wolverine; Cyclops; Banshee; Thunderbird [John Proudstar]; Sunfire; Nightcrawler]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Dated "3-20-86".

First Night (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Men / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont (pages 1-4, 18-32); Len Wein (pages 5-17)
Pencils
John Bolton (pages 1-4, 18-32); Dave Cockrum (pages 5-17)
Inks
John Bolton (pages 1-4, 18-32); Bob McLeod (pages 5-17)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (pages 1-4, 18-32); John Costanza (pages 5-17)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Colossus [Peter Rasputin]; Thunderbird [John Proudstar]; Wolverine; Banshee; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman; Sunfire; Professor X]; Havok; Polaris; Beast; Illyana Rasputin; Krakoa (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
The old X-Men are captured by Krakoa, the Living Island, and Professor X forms a new team to rescue them.
Reprints

[Cover to Giant-Size X-Men #1] (Table of Contents: 3)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed as GK)
Inks
Dave Cockrum (signed as DEC)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Beast; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Cyclops; Iceman; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Nigthcrawler; Colossus; Thunderbird [John Proudstar]; Storm; Wolverine]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
John Bolton (signed)
Inks
John Bolton (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Jean Grey; Angel [Warren Worthington III]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. [Frontispiece]
    X-Men
  3. 2. First Night
    X-Men
  4. 3. [Cover to Giant-Size X-Men #1]
    X-Men
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
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