Classic X-Men #4 [Direct]
(December 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); Marv Wolfman (original material); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Arthur Adams (signed)
Inks
P. Craig Russell [as PCR] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Storm
Reprints

[Frontispiece] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Arthur Adams (signed)
Inks
P. Craig Russell [as PCR] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightcrawler; Kierrok
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Signature dated "7-86".

Night of the Demon! (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Men / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Sam Grainger (pp. 1-8, 11-20); Jack Abel (pp. 9-10)
Colors
Elaine Lee
Letters
Dave Hunt (pp. 1-8, 11-20); Bill Oakley (pp. 9-10)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Moira MacTaggert; Michael Rossi; VILLAINS: Kierrok (death); Stephen Lang; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Thunderbird [John Proudstar]; Count Nefaria; N'Dare Munroe; CAMEOS: Beast; Jean Grey (both photos)
Synopsis
Scott's violent mourning for Thunderbird unleashes an alien demon on the X-Men. Moira comes to stay at X-Mansion. Lang tries to kill Rossi to keep Project Armageddon on track.
Reprints

The Big Dare (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Bolton (signed)
Inks
John Bolton (signed)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Nightcrawler
Synopsis
Wolvie and Kurt go out for a drink so that Kurt can test his image inducer.
Reprints

[Cover to X-Men #96] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Marie Severin (sketch); Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
Annette Kawecki

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Kierrok
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Nightcrawler
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. Night of the Demon!
    X-Men
  4. 3. The Big Dare
    X-Men
  5. 4. [Cover to X-Men #96]
    X-Men
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
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