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X-Men Classics (1983) comic books

  • Issue #1
    X-Men Classics (1983) 1
    Published Dec 1983 by Marvel.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1497247066

    Cover pencils by Mike Zeck, inks by Tom Palmer. 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. "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" (first 9 pages from UXM 59), script by 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. New Mike Zeck/Palmer splash page, one-page John Byrne introduction, and the original version of Adams's X-Men 56 cover that was rejected. 52 pgs., full color. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #2
    X-Men Classics (1983) 2
    Published Jan 1984 by Marvel.

    Cover pencils by Mike Zeck, inks by Tom Palmer. Reprints: "Do or Die, Baby" (pages 10-20 from Uncanny X-Men 59), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Tom Palmer; Cyke, Jean and Hank disguise themselves as Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch and Toad as they battle the Sentinels; Cyclops tricks the Sentinels into flying into the sun; They rescue Havok but he is injured. "In the Shadow of Sauron" (from UXM 60), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Tom Palmer; The X-Men take an injured Havok to be treated by one of Xavier's old buddies, Dr. Karl Lykos; Lykos is an energy vampire and drains mutant life energy from Havok, turning himself into the evil Sauron. "Monsters Also Weep" (pages 1-14 from UXM 61), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Tom Palmer; The X-Men battle Sauron and his hypnotic powers but the villain gets away and the heroes do not make the connection between the flying dinosaur and Dr. Karl Lykos. X-Men #s 59, 60, and 61 cover reprints by Neal Adams. New Mike Zeck/Palmer splash page. 52 pgs., full color. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #3
    X-Men Classics (1983) 3
    Published Feb 1984 by Marvel.

    Cover pencils by Mike Zeck, inks by Tom Palmer. Reprints: "Monsters Also Weep" (pages 15-20 from Uncanny X-Men 61), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Tom Palmer; Karl drains energy from Lorna and turns into Sauron once again; Once he changes back into Lykos, he confronts Tanya at their old mountain cabin and seemingly falls to his death as he runs away, afraid of trying to drain energy from the woman he loves. "Strangers in a Savage Land" (from UXM 62), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Tom Palmer; Angel searches for Sauron and ends up in the Savage Land where he is attacked by flying dinosaurs. "War in the World Below!" (from UXM 63), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Tom Palmer; The X-Men and Ka-Zar battle Magneto and his manufactured mutants in the Savage Land. X-Men #s 62 and 63 cover reprints by Neal Adams and Tom Palmer. New Mike Zeck/Palmer splash page. 52 pgs., full color. $2.00. Cover price $2.00.