Essential X-Factor TPB (2005-2012 Marvel) 1st Edition comic books 2012-2014
1st Edition - Volume 4 - 1st printing. Collects X-Factor (1986-1998 1st Series) #51-59 and ANNUAL #4-5; X-Factor: Prisoner of Love (1990); Marvel Fanfare (1982-1992 1st Series) #50; and material from Fantastic Four (1961-1996) Annual #23, New Mutants (1983-1991) Annual #6 and Uncanny X-Men (1963-2001) Annual #14. Written by LOUISE SIMONSON, PETER DAVID, JOHN BYRNE, RALPH MACCHIO, MARK GRUENWALD, PETER SANDERSON, JIM STARLIN, JO DUFFY, WALTER SIMONSON and CHRIS CLAREMONT. Art by TERRY SHOEMAKER, MARC SILVESTRI, COLLEEN DORAN, STEVEN CARR, ANDY KUBERT, JON BOGDANOVE, JOHN BYRNE, JIM FERN, MARK BAGLEY, DAVID ROSS, JACKSON GUICE, JOE STATON, CHRIS WOZNIAK and ARTHUR ADAMS. Cover by TERRY SHOEMAKER. The members of X-Factor - Cyclops, Jean Grey, Iceman, Beast and Archangel - are professionals through and through. But when the likes of Sabretooth, a cadre of vampires and a threat from an alternate dystopian future wage war against our heroes, it's no big surprise things get a little out of control even for them! Softcover, 520 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.99.
1st Edition - Volume 5 - 1st printing. Collects X-FACTOR (1986) #60-70 and ANNUAL #6, Uncanny X-Men (1963-2011) 1st Series #270-272, #280 and material from ANNUAL #15, and New Mutants (1983-1991 1st Series) #95-97 and material from ANNUAL #7. Cover by Whilce Portacio. The adventures of the original X-Factor wrap up, as the first five X-Men discover their successors are alive and well! But that may soon change when the anti-mutant nation of Genosha targets both teams, plus the youthful New Mutants, for extinction! Plus: X-Factor takes on the reborn Proteus, and Iceman fights to save his girlfriend from a sinister abduction! Then, when Apocalypse returns with an attack that hits painfully close to home, Cyclops must make a heart-wrenching choice! And when Professor X summons his students both old and new, X-Factor and the X-Men join forces to face the Shadow King in a battle that changes both teams forever! No joke! Softcover, 528 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.99.