X-Men #85 [Direct Edition]
(March 1999)

Marvel, 1991 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.99 USD; 2.99 CAD
Pages
38
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1998-12-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Publisher's Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606017720 08511
Editing
Jason Liebig (assistant editor); Mark Powers (associate editor); Bob Harras (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Gatefold Marvel Universe Guide Cover. Magneto War Prologue. Indicia says March, cover says Late February.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

On the Eve of the Magneto War--A Crucible of Fire! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Mark Farmer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Kitty Pryde; Professor X]; Magneto
Reprints

A Tale of Two Mutants (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Kelly
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Mark Farmer
Colors
Liquid! (as Liquid Graphics)
Letters
Richard Starkings; Emerson Miranda of Comicraft (as Comicraft's EM)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Gambit; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde; Marrow]; Magneto (Villain); Ferris (Villain)
Synopsis
The X-Men save a nursery full of babies in a burning hospital. Magneto gives an average human an unfair test to see if humanity is fit to exist or if he should launch his Magneto War.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Pressions / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Comicraft; typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Euan Spence, Sable Li, Ashley Chapman, Matthew Fagan

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. On the Eve of the Magneto War--A Crucible of Fire!
    X-Men
  2. 1. A Tale of Two Mutants
    X-Men
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    X-Pressions
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Henry Andrews
  • Mark Boyer
  • Peter Croome
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Q
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore