Classic X-Men #39 [Direct]
(November 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); Jim Salicrup (original material)

Issue Notes

The Dark Phoenix Saga [Part 5] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Steve Lightle (signed)
Inks
Steve Lightle (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine
Reprints
Keywords
Hellfire Club

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Lightle
Inks
Steve Lightle
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightcrawler
Reprints

Wolverine: Alone! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Chris Claremont (credited) (plotter and scripter); John Byrne (co-plot)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey)]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Banshee; Moira MacTaggert; Hellfire Club [Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Donald Pierce; Jason Wyngarde [Mastermind]]; Hellfire Soldiers [Angelo Macon; Wade Cole; Murray Reese]; Senator Robert Kelly (cameo)
Synopsis
Wolverine fights his way to his captured comrades while Cyclops and the X-Men wage a futile battle against the Inner Circle and their new Black Queen, Jean Grey.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The three soldiers of the Hellfire Club will later become members of the Reavers.

Briggs' Revenge (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Ann Nocenti (credited)
Pencils
Jim Lee (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited)
Colors
Greg Wright (credited as Gregory Wright)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Storm; Wolverine; Colossus]; Billy Briggs
Synopsis
When Storm snubs a mutant on the street, he follows her home to X-Mansion and attacks.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is Jim Lee's first work on the X-Men.
Joe Rubinstein's name is misspelled as "Rubenstein."

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Dark Phoenix Saga [Part 5]
    X-Men
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  3. 2. Wolverine: Alone!
    X-Men
  4. 3. Briggs' Revenge
    X-Men
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Peter Croome
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