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Giant Size X-Men (1975) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Giant Size X-Men (1975) 1
    Published 1975 by Marvel.
    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
    Auction opens January 4
    • 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.

  • Issue #2
    Giant Size X-Men (1975) 2
    Published Nov 1975 by Marvel.
    • 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.

  • Issue #3
    Giant Size X-Men (1975) 3
    Published Jun 2005 by Marvel.

    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.

  • Issue #4
    Giant Size X-Men (1975) 4
    Published Sep 2005 by Marvel.

    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.