The X-Men #129 [Direct]
(January 1980)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Roger Stern (editor); Jim Salicrup (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor in chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #129 [Newsstand].

© 1979 Marvel Comics Group.


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

Crosman 788 BB Scout / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

God Spare the Child... (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Byrne (plot); Chris Claremont (plot, script)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Job Number
LF608
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's always hard to bid farewell to those you love.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Alex Summers [Havok]; Hellfire Club's Inner Circle [Jason Wyngarde; Sebastian Shaw (cameo); White Queen [Emma Frost] (first appearance)]; Katherine "Kitty" Pryde (first appearance); Carmen Pryde (first appearance); Terri Pryde (first appearance); Lorna Dane [Polaris]; Jamie Madrox [Multiple Man]; Moira MacTaggert; Sean Cassidy [Banshee] (leaves); X-Men [Colossus; Cyclops; Nightcrawler; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Storm; Wolverine [Logan; James Howlett]]; Hellfire Knights; Donald Pierce (cameo); Harry Leland (cameo)
Synopsis
The X-Men return to the states, but Banshee stays in Scotland with Moira. Upon entering the mansion, the X-Men find Xavier is back and ready to lead the team again. Prof X identifies a new mutant and the X-Men go to recruit her. The Hellfire Club also tries to woo the young Kitty Pryde into their ranks.
Reprints
Keywords
Deerfield; Hellfire Club; Malt Shoppe; Penthouse; Scotland

Indexer Notes

Wolverine reads an issue of Penthouse in the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Icemaster Cometh (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; Human Torch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Save Us From the Knights of Hellfire!
    X-Men
  2. 1. ["The trouble with most air guns is that they're too big for smaller kids to handle."]
    Crosman 788 BB Scout
  3. 2. God Spare the Child...
    X-Men
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. The Icemaster Cometh
    Hostess Fruit Pies; Human Torch
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    X-Mail
  7. 6. ["Vroooommm"]
  8. 7. ["You've got to build 'em to believe 'em!"]
    Lego
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