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X-Men, The:

Chris Claremont and John Romita Jr. (1983-1986)

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Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #176

“Decisions” -- 22 pages

  • Cyclops and Madelyne Pryor go on their honeymoon

cover by John Romita Jr.; published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #177
published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #178
published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #179
published by Marvel Comics
Magik #1

first issue; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Dec 1983

Magik #2
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Jan 1984
Magik #3
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Feb 1984
Magik #4

final issue; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Mar 1984

New Mutants Vol. 1 #14

“Do You Believe In — Magik?” -- 22 pages

  • following the Magik mini-series, Illyana joins the New Mutants
  • continues in Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #180

cover by Tom Mandrake; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Apr 1984
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #180

“Whose Life is It, Anyway?” -- 23 pages

  • the X-Men leave for the events of the Secret Wars mini-series

published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Apr 1984
New Mutants Vol. 1 #15

“Scaredy Cat!”

  • takes place while the X-Men and other super-heroes are missing (during Secret Wars)

published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #16

“Away Game!”

  • continued from New Mutants Vol. 1 #15

published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #17

“Getaway!”

  • continued from New Mutants Vol. 1 #16

published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated July 1984
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #181

“Tokyo Story”

  • the X-Men return from the events of the Secret Wars mini-series

published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #182
published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #183

“He’ll Never Make Me Cry” -- 22 pages

  • because of events in the Secret Wars mini-series, Colossus breaks up with Kitty

published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #184

“The Past… of Future Days”

published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #185

“Public Enemy!”

published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #186

“Lifedeath” -- 40 pages

  • written by Chris Claremont; pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith; inks by Terry Austin

cover by Barry Windsor-Smith; published by Marvel Comics; $1.00; cover-dated Oct 1984
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #187
published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #188
published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #189
published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #190
published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #191
published by Marvel Comics
Kitty Pryde and Wolverine #1

“Lies” -- 23 pages

  • Kitty Pryde travels to Japan to save her father

first issue; cover by Allen Milgrom; published by Marvel Comics; $0.75; cover-dated Nov 1984

Kitty Pryde and Wolverine #2
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Dec 1984
Kitty Pryde and Wolverine #3

“Death”

published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Jan 1985
Kitty Pryde and Wolverine #4

“Rebirth”

published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Feb 1985
Kitty Pryde and Wolverine #5

“Courage”

published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Mar 1985
Kitty Pryde and Wolverine #6

“Honor”

final issue; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Apr 1985

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #192

“Fun ‘n’ Games” -- 22 pages

  • written by Chris Claremont
  • Wolverine and Kitty Pryde return from Japan, following the Kitty Pryde and Wolverine mini-series

published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Apr 1985
Firestar Vol. 1 #1

“Mark of the Mutant!”

  • tells Firestar’s origins

first issue; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Mar 1986

Firestar Vol. 1 #2

“The Players and the Pawn!”

  • Firestar meets the New Mutants

published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Apr 1986
Firestar Vol. 1 #3

“This Lady Kills!”

published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated May 1986
Firestar Vol. 1 #4

“Now Strikes the Assassin!”

  • concludes Firestar’s first adventure, prior to Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #193

final issue; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated June 1986

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #193

“Warhunt 2″ -- 40 pages

  • contains the first appearance of Firestar in the Marvel Universe

published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated May 1985
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #194
published by Marvel Comics
Nightcrawler Vol. 1 #1

first issue; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Nov 1985

Nightcrawler Vol. 1 #2
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Dec 1985
Nightcrawler Vol. 1 #3
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Jan 1986
Nightcrawler Vol. 1 #4

final issue; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Feb 1986

Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #195
published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #196

“What was That?!” -- 22 pages

  • participates in the Secret Wars II crossover

published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Aug 1985
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #197
published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #198

“Lifedeath: From the Heart of Darkness” -- 23 pages

  • script by Chris Claremont; story by Barry Windsor-Smith Chris Claremont
  • a solo Storm story set in Africa

cover by Barry Windsor-Smith; published by Marvel Comics; $0.65; cover-dated Oct 1985
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #199

“The Spiral Path”

  • Rachel Summers becomes Phoenix

published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Special Edition #1

“Home is Where the Heart is” -- 64 pages

  • written by Chris Claremont; pencils by Arthur Adams; inks by Terry Austin
  • Loki captures Storm
  • the New Mutants are separated but reunite and defeat the Enchantress, then set out to rescue Storm
  • occurs between New Mutants Vol. 1 #34 and #35
  • continues into X-Men Annual Vol. 1 #9

wraparound cover by Arthur Adams and Terry Austin; published by Marvel Comics; $1.50; cover-dated 1985

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X-Men Annual Vol. 1 #9

“There’s No Place Like Home” -- 48 pages

  • pencils by Art Adams
  • the X-Men travel to Asgard to free the New Mutants and Storm

published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated 1985
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #200

“The Trial of Magneto” -- 40 pages

  • continues from X-Men Annual Vol. 1 #9
  • Magneto joins the X-Men

published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Dec 1985
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #201
published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #202

“X-Men, I’ve Gone To Kill the Beyonder”

  • Rachel Summers battles the Beyonder
  • occurs after Secret Wars II #7

published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #203

“Crossroads”

  • Rachel Summers again battles the Beyonder
  • occurs after Secret Wars II #8

published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #204

“What Happened to Nightcrawler?” -- 23 pages

  • Nightcrawler solo story

published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #205

“Wounded Wolf” -- 22 pages

  • script by Chris Claremont; story by Barry Windsor-Smith and Chris Claremont; art by Barry Windsor-Smith
  • Wolverine solo story

cover by Barry Windsor-Smith; published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #206
published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #207
published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #208
published by Marvel Comics
Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 #209

“Salvation” -- 22 pages

  • breakdowns by John Romita Jr.; finishes by P. Craig Russell
  • Rachel Summers next appears in Excalibur Special Edition

published by Marvel Comics; $0.75; cover-dated Sept 1986

Not in Sequence

X-Men Annual Vol. 1 #7
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Jan 1984
X-Men Annual Vol. 1 #8
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated 1984

New Mutants (Not in Sequence)

New Mutants Vol. 1 #13
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Mar 1984
New Mutants Vol. 1 #18
published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #19

“Siege”

  • continued from New Mutants Vol. 1 #18

published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #20

“Badlands”

  • continued from New Mutants Vol. 1 #19

cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #21

“Slumber Party!” -- 35 pages

  • written by Chris Claremont; art by Bill Sienkiewicz
  • Warlock destroys Asteroid M (it would be rebuilt in X-Men Vol. 2 #1)
  • in the end, Warlock joins the New Mutants
  • Magneto’s next appearance is in Uncanny X-Men #188

Cannonball, Magik, and Sunspot profile pages -- 3 pages

  • written by Chris Claremont; art by Bill Sienkiewicz

cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; published by Marvel Comics; $1.00; cover-dated Nov 1984
New Mutants Annual #1

“The Cosmic Cannonball Caper” -- 40 pages

  • occurs between New Mutants Vol. 1 #21 and #22

cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; published by Marvel Comics; $1.00; cover-dated 1984
New Mutants Vol. 1 #22
cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #23
cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #24
cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #25
cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #26
cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #27
cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #28
cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #29
cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #30
cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #31
cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #32
published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #33
published by Marvel Comics
New Mutants Vol. 1 #34
published by Marvel Comics

Longshot (Not in Sequence)

Longshot Vol. 1 #1

first issue; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Sept 1985

Longshot Vol. 1 #2
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Oct 1985
Longshot Vol. 1 #3
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Nov 1985
Longshot Vol. 1 #4
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Dec 1985
Longshot Vol. 1 #5
published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Jan 1986
Longshot Vol. 1 #6

final issue; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Feb 1986


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