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Issue Details

Issue #40
Published Mid November 1989
Cover Price 1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD
Pages 36
Editing Bob Harras; Daryl Edelman (assistant editor); Jim Salicrup (original material)

Cover Details - "The Dark Phoenix Saga Part 6"

Characters Jean Grey; Jason Wyngarde
Genre Superhero
Pencils Steve Lightle
Inks Steve Lightle

1 page X-Men illustration "Frontispiece"

Characters Jean Grey; Wolverine
Genre Superhero
Pencils Steve Lightle
Inks Steve Lightle

17 page X-Men story "Too Late, the Heroes"

Characters FEATURE: X-Men--Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey; also as Dark Phoenix on last page]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; GUESTS: Beast; VILLAINS: Hellfire Club--Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Donald Pierce; Mastermind; Hellfire Soldiers; CAMEO: Senator Robert Kelly
Synopsis Jean breaks Mastermind's spell over her and the X-Men battle the Hellfire Club through the Club's mansion; Jean drives Mastermind insane for toying with her mind; Jean snaps and becomes Dark Phoenix.
Genre Superhero
Script Chris Claremont; John Byrne (co-plotter)
Pencils John Byrne
Inks Terry Austin
Colors Bob Sharen
Letters Tom Orzechowski
Reprinted from X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #134

12 page X-Men story "Fundamental Imbalance"

Characters Nightcrawler
Genre Superhero
Script Tom Orzechowski
Pencils Jim Fern
Inks Joe Rubinstein
Colors Glynis Oliver
Letters Tom Orzechowski
Reprinted in Wiz (Marvel Italia, 1995 series) #35