Classic X-Men #8 [Direct]
(April 1987)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1986-12-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Ann Nocenti (editor); Terry Kavanagh (assistant editor); Marv Wolfman (original editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #108.
This issue has variants:

New X-Men vs. Old X-Men! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Arthur Adams (credited, signed)
Inks
Arthur Adams (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Nightcrawler; Colossus; Storm; Wolverine [Logan]]; X-Sentinels [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Angel; Beast; Iceman; Havok; Polaris]
Reprints

Frontispiece (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Cyclops; Havok; Professor X; Polaris; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits, frontispiece, and indicia.

Greater Love Hath No X-Man... (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Men / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont (credited)
Pencils
Dave Cockrum (credited) (pp. 1-11, 13-14, 15 (panel 1), 16 (panels 2-4), 17-19); James Sherman (credited) (pp. 12, 15 (panels (2-4), 16 (panel 1))
Inks
Dave Cockrum (credited) (pp. 1-11, 13-14, 15 (panel 1), 16 (panels 2-4), 17-19); Sam Grainger (credited) (pp. 12, 15 (panels (2-4), 16 (panel 1))
Colors
Michele Robinson (credited as Michele Wrightson) (pp. 1-11, 13-14, 15 (panel 1), 16 (panels 2-4), 17-19); Paul Becton (credited) (pp. 12, 15 (panels (2-4), 16 (panel 1))
Letters
Annette Kawecki (credited) (pp. 1-11, 13-14, 15 (panel 1), 16 (panels 2-4), 17-19); Rick Parker (credited) (pp. 12, 15 (panels (2-4), 16 (panel 1))

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once, they had all been friends-- twelve young people, born with extraordinary abilities that make them far, far more than human...
Feature Logo
Classic X-Men
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine [Logan]; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; Peter Corbeau; Stephen Lang (villain); X-Sentinels [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Angel; Beast; Iceman; Havok; Polaris] (villains)
Synopsis
The X-Men have to battle the X-Sentinels to free their captured comrades. The space station is damaged in the fight, and Jean has to guide the Shuttle back to Earth herself knowing the strain will kill her.
Reprints

Portraits of the X-Men (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
Dave Cockrum (credited, signed)
Inks
Dave Cockrum (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
These portraits of the X-Men, circa issue #100, brought to you by Dave Cockrum!
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Storm; Banshee; Nightcrawler; Colossus; Wolverine [Logan]; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Cyclops]
Reprints
Keywords
beer can; smoking pipe

Indexer Notes

Illustrations of X-Men characters.

Phoenix (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All that is... I am.
Feature Logo
Classic X-Men
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Nightcrawler; Colossus; Banshee; Wolverine [Logan]; Storm; Professor X; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey, also as Phoenix]]; Peter Corbeau; Phoenix Force
Reprints
Keywords
orbit; Starcore Project Shuttle

Indexer Notes

Title from next issue's blurb of last issue.

[Cover to X-Men #100] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Dave Cockrum
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

First Line of Dialogue or Text
X-Man vs X-Man in a battle to the death-- betrayed by Professor X!
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Storm; Colossus; Wolverine; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; X-Sentinels [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Angel; Beast; Iceman]
Reprints

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phoenix Force
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back Cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. New X-Men vs. Old X-Men!
    X-Men
  2. 1. Frontispiece
    X-Men
  3. 2. Greater Love Hath No X-Man...
    X-Men
  4. 3. Portraits of the X-Men
    X-Men
  5. 4. Phoenix
    X-Men
  6. 5. [Cover to X-Men #100]
    X-Men
  7. 6. [Back Cover]
    X-Men
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