Classic X-Men #31 [Direct]
(March 1989)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.50 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
Bob Harras; Daryl Edelman (assistant editor); Roger Stern (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
Steve Lightle (signed)
Inks
Steve Lightle (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Mastermind [Jason Wyngarde]
Reprints

[Frontispiece] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Steve Lightle
Inks
Steve Lightle
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightcrawler; Beast

Indexer Notes

Also includes the titles and credits, on the inside front cover.

There's Something Awful on Muir Island (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Men / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once upon a time, there was a young woman named Jean Grey--
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; Beast; Moira MacTaggert; Lilandra; Havok; Polaris; Madrox, the Multiple Man; Proteus (villain); Magneto (villain); Mastermind [Jason Wyngarde] (villain); Iceman (cameo flashback); Angel [Warren Worthington III] (cameo flashback); Magda Lehnsherr (Magneto's wife on video); Popeye (snuck into a group panel of aliens on the Shi'ar homeworld); Phantom Stranger (snuck into a group panel of aliens on the Shi'ar homeworld)
Synopsis
Moira tests Jean's Phoenix powers. Jean begins having hallucinations thanks to Mastermind. Moira discovers that Proteus has escaped. Beast finds out the X-Men are alive and lets them know that Moira needs their help on Muir Isle.
Reprints

Spigot at the End of the Universe (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Ann Nocenti
Pencils
John Bolton
Inks
John Bolton
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...then white will threaten my bishop at level two but I'll counter on his rook,
Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor X; Lilandra; Chakra
Synopsis
An alien repair girl on the Shi'ar homeworld helps Xavier learn to loosen up a little.

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

Classic X-Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Miller, Barbara Kortemeyer, Ian Sancho, Ariette Pace and Dr. Peter Markiewicz.

[Cover to X-Men #125] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Storm; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Colossus; Havok; Polaris]; Multiple Man; Proteus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
John Bolton
Inks
John Bolton
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor X; Chakra

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. There's Something Awful on Muir Island
    X-Men
  4. 3. Spigot at the End of the Universe
    X-Men
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Classic X-Mail
  6. 5. [Cover to X-Men #125]
    X-Men
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
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