Classic X-Men #40 [Direct]
(Mid 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)

The Dark Phoenix Saga [Part 6] (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]; Jason Wyngarde
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Queen [Jean Grey]; Wolverine
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Indexer Notes

Page also includes credits.

Too Late, the Heroes (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Chris Claremont (credited); John Byrne (co-plotter)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin (credited)
Colors
Bob Sharen (credited)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey; also as Dark Phoenix on last page]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Beast; Hellfire Club [Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Donald Pierce; Mastermind]; Hellfire Soldiers; Senator Robert Kelly (cameo)
Synopsis
Jean breaks Mastermind's spell over her and the X-Men battle the Hellfire Club through the Club's mansion. Jean drives Mastermind insane for toying with her mind. Jean snaps and becomes Dark Phoenix.
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Keywords
Avengers Mansion; mind control

Fundamental Imbalance (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Tom Orzechowski (credited)
Pencils
Jim Fern (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightcrawler
Synopsis
Kurt meets a girl on the New York City streets whose possible mutant talents have overcome her disability.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Dark Phoenix Saga [Part 6]
    X-Men
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Too Late, the Heroes
    X-Men
  4. 3. Fundamental Imbalance
    X-Men
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