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X-Men, The:

Roy Thomas Era (1966-1968)

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X-Men Vol. 1 #20

“I, Lucifer…” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth (as Jay Gavin); inks by Dick Ayers
  • begins the story of how Professor X lost his legs

cover by Werner Roth and Dick Ayers; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated May 1966
X-Men Vol. 1 #71
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #20; cover taken from X-Men Vol. 1 #20; published by Marvel Comics; $0.15; cover-dated Aug 1971
X-Men Vol. 1 #21

“From whence comes…Dominus!” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Jay Gavin; inks by Richard Ayers

cover by Werner Roth and Richard Ayers; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated June 1966
X-Men Vol. 1 #22

“Divided…we fall!” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Jay Gavin; inks by Richard Ayers

cover by Jack Kirby, Richard Ayers, and Werner Roth; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated July 1966
X-Men Vol. 1 #23

“To Save a City” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by Richard Ayers

cover by Werner Roth and Richard Ayers; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Aug 1966
X-Men Annual Vol. 1 #2
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #22 (minus the final page) and #23 (with several changes amounting to two pages cut and some art shifted around); cover by Marie Severin and John Romita; published by Marvel Comics; $0.25; cover-dated Nov 1971
X-Men Vol. 1 #24

“The plague of…The Locust!” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by Richard Ayers

cover by Richard Ayers and Werner Roth; published by Marvel Comics; cover-dated Sept 1966
X-Men Vol. 1 #72
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #21 and #24; cover taken from X-Men Vol. 1 #21; published by Marvel Comics; $0.25; cover-dated Oct 1971
X-Men Vol. 1 #25

“The Power and the Pendent” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by Richard Ayers

cover by Jack Kirby and Richard Ayers; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated Oct 1966
X-Men Vol. 1 #73
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #25; cover by Bill Everett; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated Dec 1971
X-Men Vol. 1 #26

“Holocaust” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by Richard Ayers

cover by Werner Roth and Richard Ayers; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated Nov 1966
X-Men Vol. 1 #74

“Holocaust”

  • reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #26

X-Men pin-up -- 1 pages

  • art by Jack Kirby

cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated Feb 1972
X-Men Vol. 1 #27

“Re-enter: The Mimic!” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by Richard Ayers

cover by Werner Roth and Richard Ayers; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated Dec 1966
X-Men Vol. 1 #75

“Re-enter: the Mimic!”

  • reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #27

Marvel Girl pin-up -- 1 pages

  • reprinted from X-Men Vol. 1 #9 (redrawn and recolored to reflect Marvel Girl’s costume from the reprinted story)

cover by Gil Kane and John Romita; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated Apr 1972
X-Men Vol. 1 #28

“The Wail of The Banshee!” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by Richard Ayers

cover by Werner Roth and John Tartaglione; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated Jan 1967
X-Men Vol. 1 #76
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #28; cover by Gil Kane; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated June 1972
X-Men Vol. 1 #29

“When Titans Clash!” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by John Tartaglione

cover by Werner Roth and John Tartaglione; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated Feb 1967
X-Men Vol. 1 #77
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #29 (including cover); a caption above the cover reprint reads, “The Adaptoid strikes in Iron Man this month, too! But here’s the original cover for his clash with the X-Men!”; cover by George Tuska and Vince Colletta; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated Aug 1972
X-Men Vol. 1 #30

“The Warlock Wakes!” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Jack Sparling; inks by John Tartaglione

published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated Mar 1967
X-Men Vol. 1 #78
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #30 (including cover); changes the title from “The Warlock Wakes” to “The Menace of Merlin!” in order to prevent confusion with Marvel’s character Warlock, who had recently been introduced; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated Oct 1972
X-Men Vol. 1 #31

“We must destroy…The Cobalt Man!” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by John Tartaglione

cover by Dan Adkins; published by Marvel Comics; $.012; cover-dated Apr 1967
X-Men Vol. 1 #79
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #31 (including cover); cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated Dec 1972
X-Men Vol. 1 #32

“Beware the Juggernaut My Son!” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; inks by John Tartaglione

pencils Werner Roth; over date: May 1967; cover by Werner Roth; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12
X-Men Vol. 1 #80
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #32 (including cover); cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated Feb 1973
X-Men Vol. 1 #33

“Into the Crimson Cosmos!” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by John Tartaglione

the original version of this cover, by Gil Kane, had the Outcast as villain, but was rejected by the Comics Code as being too frightening, so the Outcast was replaced by Juggernaut’s face (likely a Werner Roth stat with John Romita touch-ups).; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated June 1967
X-Men Vol. 1 #81
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #33; cover taken from X-Men Vol. 1 #33; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated Apr 1973
X-Men Vol. 1 #34

“War – - In a World of Darkness!” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; art by Dan Adkins

cover by Dan Adkins; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated July 1967
X-Men Vol. 1 #82
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #34; cover taken from X-Men Vol. 1 #34; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated June 1973
X-Men Vol. 1 #35

“Along Came a Spider…” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by Dan Adkins

cover by Jack Kirby and Dan Adkins; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated Aug 1967
X-Men Vol. 1 #83
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #35; cover taken from X-Men Vol. 1 #35; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated Aug 1973
X-Men Vol. 1 #36

“Mekano Lives!” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Ross Andru; inks by George Roussos

cover by Ross Andru; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated Sept 1967
X-Men Vol. 1 #84
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #36; cover taken from X-Men Vol. 1 #36; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated Oct 1973
X-Men Vol. 1 #37

“We, The Jury…” -- 20 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Ross Andru; inks by Don Heck

cover by Don Heck; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated Oct 1967
X-Men Vol. 1 #85
reprints X-Men Vol. 1 #37; cover taken from X-Men Vol. 1 #37; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated Dec 1973
X-Men Vol. 1 #38

“The Sinister Shadow of…Doomsday!” -- 15 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Don Heck

“A Man called…X!” -- 5 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by John Verpoorten
  • Origin story of Professor X

Inks: George Bell; published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #86
reprints the main story from X-Men Vol. 1 #38 and “The Spirit of the Swami River” from Amazing Adult Fantasy #9; cover taken from X-Men Vol. 1 #38; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated Feb 1974
X-Men Vol. 1 #39

“The Fateful Finale” -- 15 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Don Heck; inks by Vince Colletta
  • the X-Men get new costumes

“Lonely are the Hunted!” -- 5 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by John Verpoorten

cover by George Tuska; published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #87
reprints the main story from X-Men Vol. 1 #39 and “Mister Universe” from Amazing Adult Fantasy #10; cover taken from X-Men Vol. 1 #39; published by Marvel Comics; $0.20; cover-dated Apr 1974
X-Men Vol. 1 #40

“The Mark of the Monster!” -- 15 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Don Heck; inks by George Tuska

“The first evil mutant!” -- 5 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by John Verpoorten

published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #88
reprints the main story from X-Men Vol. 1 #40 and “Thru the Lens” from Venus #16; cover taken from X-Men Vol. 1 #40; published by Marvel Comics; $0.25; cover-dated June 1974
X-Men Vol. 1 #41

“Now Strikes… The Sub-Human!” -- 15 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Don Heck; inks by George Tuska

“The Living Diamond!” -- 5 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by John Verpoorten

published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #89
reprints the main story from X-Men Vol. 1 #41 and “For the Rest of Your Life!” from Amazing Adult Fantasy #11; cover by Larry Lieber and Frank Giacoia; published by Marvel Comics; $0.25; cover-dated Aug 1974
X-Men Vol. 1 #42

“If I Should Die…!” -- 15 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Don Heck; inks by George Tuska

“The end…or the beginning?” -- 5 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by Herb Trimpe

cover by John Buscema and John Verpoorten; published by Marvel Comics
X-Men Vol. 1 #90
reprints the main story from X-Men Vol. 1 #42 and “Why Won’t They Believe Me?” from Amazing Adult Fantasy #7; cover taken from X-Men Vol. 1 #42; published by Marvel Comics; $0.25; cover-dated Oct 1974
X-Men Vol. 1 #43

“The Torch is Passed…!” -- 15 pages

  • written by Roy Thomas; pencils by George Tuska; inks by John Tartaglione
  • the X-Men attend Professor X’s funeral and then find a posthumous message from Xavier passing the torch on to his students

“Call Him… Cyclops!” -- 5 pages

  • written by Toy Thomas; pencils by Werner Roth; inks by John Verpoorten

Quicksilver returns to Magneto’s lair and is plagued with doubt about leaving the Avengers to rejoin his old master; the X-Men attack Magneto and his Brotherhood; cover by John Buscema; published by Marvel Comics; $0.12; cover-dated Apr 1968
X-Men Vol. 1 #91
reprints the main story from X-Men Vol. 1 #43

and “Journey’s End” from Amazing Adult Fantasy #7; cover taken from X-Men Vol. 1 #43; published by Marvel Comics; $0.25; cover-dated Dec 1974


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