X-Factor

 XFAC   (Marvel, 1986-1998, 2010-Present)

™ and ©1991 Marvel Entertainment Group

Driven by a paranoid media and the destruction caused by evil mutants, anti-mutant hysteria seemed to be growing with every day. And even though heroes such as the Uncanny X-Men were themselves mutants, there was a national movement on to require mutant registration, and a clampdown on anyone the government deemed “dangerous.”

To shelter newly discovered mutants in a world that subjected them to such unreasoning hatred, the original members of The Uncanny X-Men conceived of a plan: go undercover as a “mutant exterminator force,” and then spirit the mutants away to safety. Dubbing themselves X-Factor, this company could simultaneously charge the mutant-phobes for its service, and use that fear for constructive ends. Now only seldom working under that pretense, X-Factor has become a well-known group of super-heroes, rivaled only by the X-Men and X-Force.

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#-1

Date: 7/1/1997
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Flashback; Operation: Zero Tolerance previewHoward MackieJeff Matsuda

#1

Date: 2/1/1986
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1st Appearance of Rusty; 1st Appearance of Cameron Hodge; Origin of X-Factor; Giant-sizeBob LaytonButch Guice

#2

Date: 3/1/1986
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1st Appearance of Artie; 1st Appearance of TowerBob Layton, Butch GuiceButch Guice

#3

Date: 4/1/1986
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 Bob LaytonButch Guice

#4

Date: 5/1/1986
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1st Appearance of Frenzy; 1st Appearance of TimeshadowBob LaytonKeith Pollard

#5

Date: 6/1/1986
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1st Appearance of Apocalypse (cameo); 1st Appearance of StingerBob LaytonButch Guice

#6

Date: 7/1/1986
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1st appearance of ApocalypseLouise SimonsonButch Guice

#7

Date: 8/1/1986
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1st Appearance of Skids; 1st Appearance of Trish Tilby; 1st Appearance of Bulk; 1st Appearance of Glow WormLouise SimonsonButch Guice

#8

Date: 9/1/1986
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 Louise SimonsonMarc Silvestri

#9

Date: 10/1/1986
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Mutant Massacre; Continued from Uncanny X-Men #210; Continued in Uncanny X-Men #211Louise SimonsonTerry Shoemaker

#10

Date: 11/1/1986
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“face” cover; Mutant Massacre; Continued in Power Pack #27; Thor #373; Uncanny X-Men #212Louise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#11

Date: 12/1/1986
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Mutant MassacreLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#12

Date: 1/1/1987
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1st Appearance of Famine; Origin of FamineLouise SimonsonMarc Silvestri

#13

Date: 2/1/1987
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 Louise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#14

Date: 3/1/1987
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1st mention of The Twelve; Angel’s wings are amputatedLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#15

Date: 4/1/1987
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1st Appearance of Horseman of Apocalypse; Angel attempts suicideLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#16

Date: 5/1/1987
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Origin of SkidsLouise SimonsonDavid Mazzucchelli

#17

Date: 6/1/1987
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1st Appearance of RictorLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#18

Date: 7/1/1987
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 Louise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#19

Date: 8/1/1987
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 Louise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#20

Date: 9/1/1987
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 Louise SimonsonJune Brigman

#21

Date: 10/1/1987
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 Louise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#22

Date: 11/1/1987
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 Louise SimonsonSal Buscema

#23

Date: 12/1/1987
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1st Appearance of Archangel (cameo); Registration cardLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#24

Date: 1/1/1988
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1st Appearance of Archangel (Warren Worthington III); Origin of Apocalypse; The Fall of the MutantsLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#25

Date: 2/1/1988
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Fall of Mutants; The Fall of the Mutants; Giant-SizeLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#25 (2nd printing)

Date: 6/1/2004
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Marvel Legends Apocalypse action figure insertLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#26

Date: 3/1/1988
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The Fall of the MutantsLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#27

Date: 4/1/1988
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 Louise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#28

Date: 5/1/1988
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 Louise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#29

Date: 6/1/1988
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1st Appearance of InfectiaLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#30

Date: 7/1/1988
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#31

Date: 8/1/1988
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 Louise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#32

Date: 9/1/1988
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1st Appearance of N’astirhTom DeFalco, Louise SimonsonSteve Lightle

#33

Date: 10/1/1988
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1st Appearance of Orphan MakerLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#34

Date: 11/1/1988
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Death of Candy SouthernLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#35

Date: 12/1/1988
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1st Appearance of Gailyn Bailey; 1st Appearance of Joey Bailey; 1st Appearance of Shatterbox (Gailyn Bailey and Joey Bailey)Louise SimonsonTerry Shoemaker

#36

Date: 1/1/1989
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InfernoLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#37

Date: 2/1/1989
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InfernoLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#38

Date: 3/1/1989
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Death of Madelyne Pryor; Inferno; Giant-sizeLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#39

Date: 4/1/1989
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Versus Malice-possessed Polaris; Versus Mister Sinister; InfernoLouise SimonsonWalt Simonson

#40

Date: 5/1/1989
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Versus Nanny; Versus Orphan-MakerLouise SimonsonRob Liefeld

#41

Date: 6/1/1989
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1st Appearance of Alchemy; Versus trollsLouise SimonsonArthur Adams

#42

Date: 7/1/1989
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Versus trollsLouise SimonsonArthur Adams

#43

Date: 8/1/1989
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Judgement War, Part 1Louise SimonsonPaul Smith

#44

Date: 9/1/1989
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Judgement War, Part 2Louise SimonsonPaul Smith

#45

Date: 10/1/1989
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Judgement War, Part 3Louise SimonsonPaul Smith

#46

Date: 11/1/1989
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Judgement War, Part 4Louise SimonsonPaul Smith

#47

Date: 11/15/1989
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Solo Archangel storyKieron DwyerKieron Dwyer

#48

Date: 12/1/1989
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Judgement War, Part 5Louise SimonsonPaul Smith

#49

Date: 12/15/1989
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Judgement War, Part 6Louise SimonsonPaul Smith

#50

Date: 1/1/1990
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Giant-size; Judgement War, Part 7; Acts of VengeanceLouise SimonsonRich Buckler, Terry Shoemaker

#51

Date: 2/1/1990
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1st Appearance of Opal Tanaka; 1st Appearance of Charlotte JonesLouise SimonsonTerry Shoemaker

#52

Date: 3/1/1990
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Archangel vs. SabretoothLouise SimonsonTerry Shoemaker

#53

Date: 4/1/1990
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Cyclops proposes to Jean Grey; Archangel vs. CalibanLouise SimonsonTerry Shoemaker

#54

Date: 5/1/1990
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1st Appearance of CrimsonLouise SimonsonMarc Silvestri

#55

Date: 6/1/1990
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Beast vs. MesmeroPeter DavidTerry Shoemaker, Colleen Doran

#56

Date: 7/1/1990
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 Louise SimonsonSteven Carr

#57

Date: 8/1/1990
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Archangel vs. CrimsonLouise SimonsonAndy Kubert

#58

Date: 9/1/1990
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Versus CrimsonLouise SimonsonJon Bogdanove

#59

Date: 10/1/1990
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 Louise SimonsonTerry Shoemaker

#60

Date: 11/1/1990
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Cyclops vs. Havok; Continued from New Mutants #95, Continued in Uncanny X-Men #271Louise SimonsonJon Bogdanove

#60 (2nd printing)

Date: 11/1/1990
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2nd printing; Gold cover; Continued from New Mutants #95, Continued in Uncanny X-Men #271Louise SimonsonJon Bogdanove

#61

Date: 12/1/1990
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Cable vs. Cameron Hodge; Continued from New Mutants #96, Continued in Uncanny X-Men #272Louise SimonsonJon Bogdanove, John Caponigro

#62

Date: 1/1/1991
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Jim Lee coverLouise SimonsonJon Bogdanove

#63

Date: 2/1/1991
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 Louise SimonsonWhilce Portacio

#64

Date: 3/1/1991
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 Louise SimonsonWhilce Portacio

#65

Date: 4/1/1991
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1st appearance of Dark Riders; 1st appearance of Gauntlet; 1st appearance of Foxbat; 1st appearance of Harddrive; 1st appearance of Tusk; 1st appearance of Barrage; 1st appearance of PsynapseJim Lee, Whilce Portacio, Chris ClaremontWhilce Portacio

#66

Date: 5/1/1991
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1st Appearance of As’kaniJim Lee, Whilce Portacio, Chris ClaremontWhilce Portacio

#67

Date: 6/1/1991
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1st Appearance of Shinobi ShawJim Lee, Whilce Portacio, Chris ClaremontWhilce Portacio

#68

Date: 7/1/1991
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Baby Nathan is sent into futureJim Lee, Whilce Portacio, Chris ClaremontWhilce Portacio

#69

Date: 8/1/1991
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Versus Shadow King; Muir Island SagaFabian NiciezaWhilce Portacio

#70

Date: 9/1/1991
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Mike Mignola cover; Muir Island EpiloguePeter DavidKirk Jarvinen

#71

Date: 10/1/1991
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New team of Havok, Madrox, Polaris, Strong Guy & WolfsbanePeter DavidLarry Stroman

#71 (2nd printing)

Date: 10/1/1991
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2nd Printing; New team of Havok, Madrox, Polaris, Strong Guy & WolfsbanePeter DavidLarry Stroman

#72

Date: 11/1/1991
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1st Appearance of Vic Chalker; 1st Appearance of RicochetPeter DavidLarry Stroman

#73

Date: 12/1/1991
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Versus Madrox’s clonesPeter DavidLarry Stroman

#74

Date: 1/1/1992
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1st Appearance of SlabPeter DavidLarry Stroman

#75

Date: 2/1/1992
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Giant-sizePeter DavidLarry Stroman

#76

Date: 3/1/1992
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Versus PantheonPeter DavidTom Raney, Kevin West

#77

Date: 4/1/1992
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Death of Vic ChalkerPeter DavidLarry Stroman

#78

Date: 5/1/1992
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 Peter DavidLarry Stroman, Brandon Peterson

#79

Date: 6/1/1992
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1st Appearance of Rhapsody (Rachel Argosy)Peter DavidJim Fern

#80

Date: 7/1/1992
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 Peter David, Myra DavidLarry Stroman

#81

Date: 8/1/1992
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 Peter DavidLarry Stroman

#82

Date: 9/1/1992
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 Peter DavidRurik Tyler

#83

Date: 10/1/1992
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 Peter DavidMark Pacella

#84

Date: 11/1/1992
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 Peter DavidAl Milgrom, Jae Lee

#84 Collector’s Set

Date: 11/1/1992
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Includes Caliban trading cardPeter DavidAl Milgrom, Jae Lee

#85

Date: 12/1/1992
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 Peter DavidJae Lee

#85 Collector’s Set

Date: 12/1/1992
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Includes trading cardPeter DavidJae Lee

#86

Date: 1/1/1993
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15 copies available from $0.59
 Peter DavidJae Lee

#86 Collector’s Set

Date: 1/1/1993
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46 copies available from $0.50
Includes Dark Riders trading cardPeter DavidJae Lee

#87

Date: 2/1/1993
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65 copies available from $0.35
 Peter David, Shana DavidJoe Quesada

#88

Date: 3/1/1993
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66 copies available from $0.45
 Peter DavidJoe Quesada, Chris Batista

#89

Date: 4/1/1993
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74 copies available from $0.45
 Peter DavidJoe Quesada, Chris Batista

#90

Date: 5/1/1993
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48 copies available from $0.49
 Scott LobdellJoe Quesada

#91

Date: 6/1/1993
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 Scott LobdellJoe Quesada

#92

Date: 7/1/1993
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110 copies available from $0.65
Hologram cover; 1st Appearance of Exodus; 48 pages; Fatal Attractions; Begin X-Men 30th anniversary issuesScott Lobdell, Joe Quesada, J.M. DeMatteisJoe Quesada, Clifford E. Van Meter

#93

Date: 8/1/1993
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53 copies available from $0.50
 J.M. DeMatteis, Scott LobdellAl Milgrom, J.M. DeMatteis, Terry Shoemaker
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