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X-Men, The:

Chris Claremont and John Byrne (1977-1980)

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X-Men Vol. 1 #108
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Dec 1977
X-Men Vol. 1 #109
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #110
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #111
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #112
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #113
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #114
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #115
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #116
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #117
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #118
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #119
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #120
cover by Bob Budiansky and Terry Austin; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Apr 1979
X-Men Vol. 1 #121
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #122
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #123
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #124
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Annual Vol. 1 #3

“A Fire in the Sky!” -- 35 pages

  • written by Chris Claremont; pencils by George Pèrez; inks by Terry Austin
  • takes place between X-Men Vol. 1 #124 and #125

the first non-reprint issue; cover by Frank Miller and Terry Austin; published by Marvel Comics; $0.75; cover-dated 1979
X-Men Vol. 1 #125
cover by Dave Cockrum and Terry Austin; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Sept 1979
X-Men Vol. 1 #126
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #127
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #128
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #129
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #130
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #131
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #132
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #133
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #134
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #135

“Dark Phoenix” -- 17 pages

  • script by Chris Claremont; story by John Byrne and Chris Claremont; pencils by John Byrne; inks by Terry Austin
  • Jean Grey destroys a solar system

cover by John Byrne and Terry Austin; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated July 1980
X-Men Vol. 1 #136
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #137

“The Fate of the Phoenix!” -- 35 pages

  • script by Chris Claremont; story by John Byrne and Chris Claremont; pencils by John Byrne; inks by Terry Austin
  • fighting the Phoenix Force, Jean Grey sacrifices herself and dies

cover by John Byrne and Terry Austin; published by Marvel Comics; $0.75; cover-dated Sept 1980
Phoenix: The Untold Story #1

“The Fate of the Phoenix!”

  • reprints 29 pages of X-Men Vol. 1 #137 plus a new five-page conclusion (by the same team as the original) in which the Phoenix Force is purged from Jean

cover reprint -- 1 pages

  • reprints the cover of X-Men Vol. 1 #137

“The Dark Phoenix Tapes” -- 12 pages

  • text interview with John Byrne, Jim Shooter, Chris Claremont, Jim Salicrup, Louise Jones, and Terry Austin on Phoenix’s death
  • features spot illustrations using John Byrne clip art

unused splash page

  • pencils by John Byrne; inks by Terry Austin
  • original art for the first page of X-Men Vol. 1 #138, featuring Cyclops and Jean Grey, that would have been used had Jean lived

only issue; page: 1; wraparound cover by John Byrne and Terry Austin; published by Marvel Comics; $2.00; cover-dated Apr 1984

X-Men Vol. 1 #138

“Elegy” -- 18 pages

  • script by Chris Claremont; story by John Byrne and Chris Claremont; pencils by John Byrne; inks by Terry Austin
  • features the funeral for Jean Grey
  • Cyclops leaves the team
  • Kitty Pryde joins the team

cover by John Byrne and Terry Austin; published by Marvel Comics; $0.50; cover-dated Oct 1980
X-Men Annual Vol. 1 #4
published between X-Men Vol. 1 #138 and #139; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated 1980
X-Men Vol. 1 #139
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #140
published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #141
cover by John Byrne and Terry Austin; published by Marvel Comics; $0.50; cover-dated Jan 1981
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #142
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Feb 1981
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #143

“Demon” -- 22 pages

  • script by Chris Claremont; story by Chris Claremont and John Byrne; pencils by John Byrne; inks by Terry Austin
  • Kitty Pryde battles a demon

cover by Terry Austin; published by Marvel Comics; $0.50; cover-dated Mar 1981

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