Giant Size X-Men (1975) comic books
Auction opens January 4
Auction opens January 4
- This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($44.85) will be charged at checkout.
- Paper: Off white
- Slab: Standard, no notable issues
- Label #3722849001
- 2" spine split from bottom.
Cover pencils by Gil Kane and Dave Cockrum (original X-Men figures), inks by Dave Cockrum. 1st appearance of the new X-Men in "Second Genesis," script by Chris Claremont (plot assist, uncredited) and Len Wein (plot, script), art by Dave Cockrum; The old X-Men are captured by Krakoa, the Living Island, and Professor X forms a new team to rescue them; First appearances of Nightcrawler, Storm, Colossus, and Thunderbird; 2nd full appearance of Wolverine after Incredible Hulk 181; Appearances of Cyclops, Iceman, the Angel, Marvel Girl, the Banshee, Sunfire, Havok, Lorna Dane, and Mr. Fantastic (of the Fantastic Four); Beast cameo; Continued in X-MEN #94. "Call Him... Cyclops!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Verpoorten; Explanation of Cyclops' powers. "I, the Iceman," script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by John Verpoorten; Explanation of Iceman's powers. "The Female of the Species!", script by Linda Fite, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Sam Grainger; Explanation of Marvel Girl's powers. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.
- This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($14.85) will be charged at checkout.
- Paper: White
- Label #2044882003
- This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($16.17) will be charged at checkout.
- CBCS Authentic Signature
- Paper: White
- Signed by Neal Adams on 08/22/2014 at Wizard World Chicago.
- Label #453-AB-001
Reprints: "The Sentinels Live!" (from Uncanny X-Men 57), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Tom Palmer; Lorna is attacked by a Sentinel; Alex is paralyzed by his terrible and destructive new powers as the X-Men try to figure out how to help him; The Egyptian authorities arrive and the Living Pharaoh tells them to arrest the X-Men for the destruction of an ancient temple; Alex takes off in the conflict and is attacked by a Sentinel. Learning of the attack on Lorna, Iceman and Beast head back to the states to investigate. "Mission: Murder!" (from UXM 58), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Tom Palmer; Sentinels attack Beast and Iceman and Bobby sacrifices himself so that Hank can escape; Angel flies back to the states with Cyclops and Jean following close behind; Iceman is taken to Trask's Sentinel base where he meets up with Lorna and Alex, now called Havok with a containment suit built by Trask. "Do or Die, Baby!" (from UXM 59), script by Chris Claremont and Roy Thomas, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Tom Palmer; With Larry Trask revealed to be a mutant, the Sentinels refuse to obey him any more as they continue to capture mutants and prepare to kill them; Cyclops, Jean and Beast mount an offensive to rescue their captured friends; Cyclops, Jean and Hank disguise themselves as Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch and Toad as they battle the Sentinels. Four-and-a-half pages of the original stories are excised for this reprint edition. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.
Written by JOSS WHEDON Pencils by Neal Adams New Cover by DAVE COCKRUM Featuring Classic Reprints by STAN LEE, JACK KIRBY & WERNER ROTH In celebration of the 30th anniversary of 1975's GIANT-SIZE X-MEN #1 and #2 comes a colossal collection of the X-Men's greatest team-ups ? plus a brand-new untold tale of the All-New, All-Different X-Men by JOSS WHEDON and DAVE COCKRUM! The X-Men tangle with the FF in FANTASTIC FOUR #28 (July 1964), the Might Avengers guest-star in X-MEN #9 (January 1964) and along comes a Spider-Man in X-MEN #35 (August 1967)! 80 Pgs/ Marvel PSR... 4.99 Cover price $4.99.
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT Art by Rick Leonardi and Jimmy Palmiotti. New Cover by PAUL SMITH Featuring Classic Reprints by CHRIS CLAREMONT, LEN WEIN, DAVE COCKRUM & JOHN BOLTON Ode to an old soldier! In celebration of super-scribe Chris Claremont's 30th anniversary chronicling the adventures of Marvel's Merry Mutants comes this colossal collection of classic tales ? plus a brand-new 8-page story by Claremont and fan-favorite X-artist Paul Smith! Featuring Thunderbird's death at the hands of Count Nefaria in X-MEN #94-95 (August/October 1975), a eulogy for the fallen hero in CLASSIC X-MEN #3 (November 1986) and his younger brother's attempt to exact revenge on the X-Men in UNCANNY X-MEN #193 (May 1985). 96 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP ...$4.99 Cover price $4.99.