X-Men #1 Values
Publisher: Marvel, 1963
About X-Men #1Origin and first appearance of the X-Men (Angel, Beast, Cyclops, Iceman, and Marvel Girl). First appearances of Professor X and Magneto. Jack Kirby cover and art. Currently #8 on Overstreet's list of Top 50 Silver Age Comics.
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Pencils: Jack Kirby
Inks: Sol Brodsky ?; Frank Giacoia ?
Colors: Stan Goldberg
Letters: Art Simek
Notes: First Appearance of X-Men and Magneto. Sol Brodsky inks per The Marvel Comics Index (Olshevsky 1981), The Official Marvel Index to the X-Men (Olshevsky 1987), and Official Index to the Marvel Universe (Vandal et al. 2009), Nick Caputo, Bob Ford, and this site’s original indexer.Frank Giacoia inks per Carl Gafford. Steve Whitaker originally credited Paul Reinman on inks, although Nick Caputo notes a comparison between Reinman's inking in the interior story and the slicker inking on the cover points to Brodsky's slicker style. Sources for letters credit are The Marvel Comics Index, The Official Marvel Index to The X-Men, and Official Index to the Marvel Universe.
Reprints: Marvel Super-Heroes (Marvel, 1967 series) #22 (September 1969), | Amazing Adventures (Marvel, 1979 series) #1 (December 1979)
Characters: Professor X [Charles Xavier] (first appearance); X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers] (first appearance); Beast [Henry McCoy] (first appearance); Angel [Warren Worthington III] (first appearance); Iceman [Bobby Drake] (first appearance); Marvel Girl [Jean Grey] (first appearance)]; Magneto (1st for all appearances)
Synopsis: After a day of training and meeting Jean Grey, a new student at Professor X's school, the X-Men go one their first assignment--stopping a mutant named Magneto from talking over an Air Force base.
Script: Stan Lee
Pencils: Jack Kirby
Inks: Paul Reinman
Letters: Sam Rosen
Reprints: Amazing Adventures (Marvel, 1979 series) #1 (December 1979), | Marvel Tales Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #2 (1965), | Amazing Adventures (Marvel, 1979 series) #2 (January 1980)
Notes: Comic includes 2 full page house ads for Amazing Spider-Man #4 and Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #3.
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