Uncanny X-Men, Vol. 1 #49

Who Dares Defy the Demi-Men? / A Beast is Born

Oct 1968
Action, Adventure, Super-Heroes
Silver Age | Color | USA | English
Comic | 32 pages | $0.12

First appearance of Lorna Dane (Polaris). Cover art by Jim Steranko. Who Dares Defy the Demi-Men?, script by Arnold Drake, pencils by Don Heck and Werner Roth, inks by John Tartaglione; Angel warns Jean about Cerebro beeping loudly, and she tells the other X-Men; a group commanded by Mesmero uses a machine (along with his powers) to turn latent mutants into full-fledged mutants in order to form his army; 1st appearance of Mesmero. A Beast Is Born--The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men, script by Arnold Drake, art by Werner Roth; how Beast got his powers. Letter to the editor from comic writer Tony Isabella. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

Creators View all

Writer Arnold Drake
Penciller Werner Roth, Don Heck
Inker John Tartaglione
Letterer Herb Cooper
Cover Artist Jim Steranko
Editor Stan Lee

Characters View all

Mesmero (Vincent)
Angel (Warren Worthington III)
Cyclops (Scott Summers)
Polaris (Lorna Dane)
Marvel Girl (Jean Grey)
Beast (Henry 'Hank' McCoy)
Iceman (Robert 'Bobby' Drake)