The X-Men #108 [British]
(December 1977)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel All-Colour Comics
Barcode
0714860246112
Editing
Archie Goodwin
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) #108.

Letters page comments by John Byrne, replies by Chris Claremont.


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

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

Armageddon Now! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (pp. 1–14, 16, 23); Denise Wohl (pp. 15, 17, 22, 26–31)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The world has no name.
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Lilandra; Misty Knight; Peter Corbeau; Starjammers [Corsair [Christopher Summers]; Hepzibah; Raza; Ch'od]; VILLAINS: Jahf (1st); Modt (1st); D'Ken; CAMEOS: Gladiator; Titan; Jimmy Carter; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; The Thing; Firelord; John Grey; Elaine Grey; Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Beast; Wasp; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Black Panther]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Kate Summers
Synopsis
The X-Men and Starjammers are forced to battle the Crystal Guardians to try and gain access to the M'Kraan Crystal. Jean manifests awesome power as the Phoenix and saves the universe from destruction. Corsair is revealed as Cyclops' father.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Byrne and Austin issue of X-Men.

Sources for particularization of letters credits are The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981) and The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Olshevsky 1988).

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

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

Script
John Byrne; ?
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Dan Green
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I like to make my apologies in advance...
Characters
Storm; Phoenix; Wolverine; Colossus; Cyclops; Nightcrawler; Banshee

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

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

Legal Eagle (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

U.S. School of Music / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Spalding Presents Street Ball with Rick Barry and Dr. J.! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Armageddon Now!
    X-Men
  2. 1. ["Stan Lee says: Listen, gang-- if you dig Dynamite, or go bonkers over Bananas, here's real knockout news about another great kids' mag... Pizzazz"]
  3. 2. Armageddon Now!
    X-Men
  4. 3. ["I like to make my apologies in advance..."]
    X-Mail
  5. 4. ["Okay, World, you can stop holding your breath now!"]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. Legal Eagle
    Spider-Man; Hostess
  7. 6. ["The secret of teaching yourself music"]
    U.S. School of Music
  8. 7. ["See up to 7 miles away with secret spy scope"]
  9. 8. Spalding Presents Street Ball with Rick Barry and Dr. J.!
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