Classic X-Men #17 [Direct]
(January 1988)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Ann Nocenti; Terry Kavanagh (assistant editor); Archie Goodwin (original material)
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
Jon Bogdanove (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Wolverine; Storm (photo); Phoenix [Jean Grey] (photo); Colossus (photo); Nightcrawler {photo)]

Frontispiece (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Jon Bogdanove
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Beast

Mindgames (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne (p. 3-19); Kieron Dwyer (p. 1-2)
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUEST: Beast; VILLAIN: Mesmero; CAMEO: Magneto
Synopsis
Beast comes a calling and finds X-Mansion empty so he tracks the X-Men to a carnival in Texas where they are performing as sideshow freaks. Mesmero is uncovered as the culprit, but once his hold is broken over the team, Magneto shows up to crash the party.
Reprints

A Taste for Vengeance! (Table of Contents: 3)

X-Men / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Bolton
Inks
John Bolton
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Cyclops; Banshee; Storm; Nightcrawler; Colossus; Wolverine]; Mesmero
Synopsis
Mesmero makes the X-Men turn on each other and then decides to humiliate them by turning them into sideshow freaks.
Reprints

[Covers to X-Men #109 and 111] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Dave Cockrum (#109); Terry Austin (#111)
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe; Dan Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee Nightcrawler]; Weapon Alpha
Reprints

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

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

Pencils
John Bolton
Inks
John Bolton
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jean Grey; Mesmero
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. Mindgames
    X-Men
  4. 3. A Taste for Vengeance!
    X-Men
  5. 4. [Covers to X-Men #109 and 111]
    X-Men
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
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