X-Factor Annual #8 [Direct]
([May] 1993)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.95 USD; 3.75 CAD; 2.00 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale Date
1993-03-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Jaye Gardner (credited) (assistant editor); Kelly Corvese (credited) (editor); Bob Harras (credited) (group editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Bagged with Charon trading card.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Buzz (signed as Buzz)
Inks
Chris Ivy (signed as IVY)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor [Havok [Alex Summers]; Multiple Man [Jamie Madrox]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Strong Guy [Guido Carosella]]; Professor Vic Chalker; Charon; Carnivore; Number One Fan
Reprints

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Polaris; Strong Guy; Havok
Reprints

Charon (Table of Contents: 2)

X-Factor / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Peter David (credited)
Pencils
Terry Shoemaker (credited)
Inks
Mark McKenna (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Lois Buhalis (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was a dark and stormy night... well... actually... it was dark.... and night...
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Factor [Val Cooper; Havok [Alex Summers]; Multiple Man [Jamie Madrox]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Strong Guy [Guido Carosella] (partial origin in flashback); Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair]]; Cloot; Professor Vic Chalker (villain, resurrected, death); Random [Marshall Stone III] (flashback); Charon [Charlie Ronalds] (villain, introduction, origin in flashback); Carnivore (villain, resurrected, death); Number One Fan (villain, resurrected, death); Harry Ronalds (flashback, death); Mrs. Ronalds (flashback, death); Terry; Clarice; Joe; Donna; Mr. Whiskers (death); Phil Donahue
Synopsis
Charon's origin is told. X-Force battles Charon and deceased former foes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Charon has an origin similar to Bruce Wayne.

What Have You Got to Hide? (Table of Contents: 3)

X-Factor / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Skip Dietz (credited)
Pencils
Buzz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Carlos Lopez (credited)
Letters
Dave Sharpe (credited as Dave Sharp)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Last week you lost all my files.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers] (flashback); Hawkeye [Clint Barton] (flashback); Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff] (flashback); Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff] (flashback)]; Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Magneto [Max Eisenhardt] (flashback); Mastermind [Jason Wyngarde] (flashback); Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff] (flashback); Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff] (flashback); Toad [Mortimer Toynbee] (flashback)]; Fallen Angels [Boom-Boom [Tabitha Smith] (flashback); Devil Dinosaur (flashback); Moon Boy (flashback); Siryn [Theresa Cassidy] (flashback); Sunspot [Roberto Da Costa] (flashback); Vanisher [Telford Porter] (flashback)]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm] (flashback); Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards] (flashback); Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards] (flashback); The Thing [Ben Grimm] (flashback)]; The Inhumans [Black Bolt [Blackagar Boltagon] (flashback); Crystal [Crystalia Amaquelin Maximoff] (flashback); Medusa [Medusalith Amaquelin Boltagon] (flashback); Triton (flashback)]; Marauders [Harpoon (flashback); Malice [Alice MacAllister] (flashback); Sabretooth [Victor Creed] (flashback)]; New Mutants [Cannonball [Sam Guthrie] (flashback); Cypher [Doug Ramsey] (flashback, death); Karma [Xi'an Coy Manh] (flashback); Mirage [Dani Moonstar] (flashback); Sunspot [Roberto Da Costa] (flashback); Warlock (flashback, death); Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair] (flashback)]; X-Factor [Val Cooper; Havok [Alex Summers] (origin in flashback); Multiple Man [Jamie Madrox] (origin in flashback); Polaris [Lorna Dane] (origin in flashback); Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff] (flashback); Strong Guy [Guido Carosella] (origin in flashback); Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair] (origin in flashback)]; X-Men [Angel [Warren Worthington III] (flashback); Banshee [Sean Cassidy] (flashback); Beast [Hank McCoy] (flashback); Colossus [Piotr Rasputin] (flashback); Cyclops [Scott Summers] (flashback); Forge (flashback); Iceman [Bobby Drake] (flashback); Jubilee [Jubilation Lee] (flashback); Legion [David Haller] (flashback); Marvel Girl [Jean Grey] (flashback); Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner] (flashback); Storm [Ororo Munroe] (flashback); Wolverine [Logan] (flashback)]; The Adversary (flashback); Cameron Hodge (flashback); Krakoa (flashback); Living Monolith [Ahmet Abdol] (flashback); Living Pharaoh [Ahmet Abdol] (flashback); Moira MacTaggert (flashback); Luna Maximoff (flashback); Mesmero [Vincent] (flashback); Proteus [Kevin MacTaggert] (flashback); Shadow King [Amahl Farouk] (flashback); Thor [Thor Odinson] (flashback); Professor X [Charles Xavier] (flashback); Zaladane (flashback); Sentinel (flashback)
Synopsis
Origins of X-Factor members told in flashbacks.
Reprints

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

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 0.9 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Bull's Eye / cartoon / 0.1 page (report information)

Script
Barry Dutter
Pencils
Rick Parker
Inks
Rick Parker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero

Crawlin' from the Wreckage (Table of Contents: 6)

Strong Guy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Skip Dietz (credited)
Pencils
Chris Batista (credited)
Inks
Jeff Albrecht (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Pat Brosseau (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some rescue this is going to be, it doesn't look like anyone is left alive down here at all.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Strong Guy [Guido Carosella]
Synopsis
Guido saves a puppy.
Reprints

[1993 Annuals Charon Trading Card #6 Front] (Table of Contents: 7)

X-Factor / insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Pencils
Terry Shoemaker (credited) (signed as Shoemaker)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (credited) (signed as Wiacek)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Charon
Reprints

[1993 Annuals Charon Trading Card #6 Back] (Table of Contents: 8)

X-Factor / insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Terry Shoemaker ?
Inks
Bob Wiacek ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Charon (head shot)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Factor
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Charon
    X-Factor
  4. 3. What Have You Got to Hide?
    X-Factor
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Bull's Eye
  7. 6. Crawlin' from the Wreckage
    Strong Guy
  8. 7. [1993 Annuals Charon Trading Card #6 Front]
    X-Factor
  9. 8. [1993 Annuals Charon Trading Card #6 Back]
    X-Factor
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