X-Factor Annual #3 [Direct]
(1988)

Marvel, 1986 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume
1
Price
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Annually
On-sale Date
1988
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 (editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Issue #1-2 Saddle-Stitched; #3-9 Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Copyright © 1998 Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc.


The Evolutionary War [Part One] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor [Cyclops; Jean Grey; Iceman; Beast]; Apocalypse; High Evolutionary
Keywords
The Evolutionary War

Unnatural Selection (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Factor / comic story / 36 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson
Pencils
Terry Shoemaker
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor [Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Angel; Iceman]; High Evolutionary; Val-or (introduction); Moloids; Tyrannoids; Lava Men; Apocalypse (villain); Stack (villain); Purge (villain); Purifiers (villains); Invisible Woman (cameo); Franklin Richards (cameo); Psylocke (cameo); Caliban (cameo); Artie (cameo); Dr. Druid (cameo); Phoenix [Rachel Summers] (cameo)
Synopsis
X-Factor tries to stop the High Evolutionary's men from genetically cleansing the mole people. Apocalypse and the Evolutionary battle and argue philosophy.
Reprints
Keywords
The Evolutionary War

Indexer Notes

The Evolutionary War continues in Punisher Annual (Marvel, 1988 series) #1.

Jean Grey (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jean Grey

Unused Cover for X-Factor #8 (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor [Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Angel; Iceman]; Rusty Collins; Freedom Force [Mystique; Blob; Spiral; Pyro; Avalanche; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]]
Reprints

Unused Cover for X-Factor #16 (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
David Mazzucchelli (signed)
Inks
David Mazzucchelli (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor [Cyclops; Jean Grey; Beast; Angel; Iceman]; Skids

An X-Factor Blast from the Past ! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor [[as Original X-Men] Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel; Iceman; Beast]; Professor X

Changes ! (Table of Contents: 6)

X-Factor / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson
Pencils
Tom Artis
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor Jr. [Rusty Collins; Skids; Rictor; Boom Boom; Artie; Leech]; Ship; Beast; Professor X (cameo flashback); Cyclops (cameo flashback); Jean Grey (cameo flashback); Iceman (cameo flashback); Angel (cameo flashback); Storm (cameo flashback); Colossus (cameo flashback); Wolverine (cameo flashback); Nightcrawler (cameo flashback); Dark Phoenix (cameo flashback); Madelyne Pryor (cameo flashback); Nathan Christopher Summers (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Ship tells the young members of X-Factor the origins of their older mentors.

Indexer Notes

Leads into X-Terminators #1.

The Gift (Table of Contents: 7)

High Evolutionary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Paris Cullins
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Colors
Gregory Wright
Letters
Ken Lopez

Genre
superhero
Characters
High Evolutionary [Herbert Edgar Wyndham]; Arnim Zola; Jonathan Drew
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued in Punisher Annual #1.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Evolutionary War [Part One]
    X-Factor
  2. 1. Unnatural Selection
    X-Factor
  3. 2. Jean Grey
    X-Factor
  4. 3. Unused Cover for X-Factor #8
    X-Factor
  5. 4. Unused Cover for X-Factor #16
    X-Factor
  6. 5. An X-Factor Blast from the Past !
    X-Factor
  7. 6. Changes !
    X-Factor
  8. 7. The Gift
    High Evolutionary
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Katie
  • Ruben Cortes
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Matthew Head