ROM #17

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Publisher Marvel
Brand Marvel Comics Group (under character box)
Condition VF
Series or Volume Number 1
Issue Number 17
Writer/Script Bill Mantlo (plotter, scripter); Sal Buscema (plotter); Chris Claremont (consultant), Bill Mantlo,
Story Artist Frank Miller (signed), Sal Buscema,
Story Inks Al Milgrom (signed), Sal Buscema, Joe Sinnott
Story Colors Ben Sean,
Story Letters Dan Crespi Michael Higgins, typeset, typeset, Irving Watanabe
Cover Colors N/A
Cover Inks N/A
Cover Letters N/A
Cover Artist N/A
Story Characters Rom; the X-Men [Colossus; Nightcrawler; Storm; Wolverine]; Jimmy Marks [Hybrid], Rom; the X-Men [Colossus; Nightcrawler; Storm; Wolverine; Sprite [Kitty Pryde]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]]; Brandy Clark; Steve Jackson; Jacob Marks (a Dire Wraith); Hybrid [Jimmy Marks](1st)
Synopsis Cerebro detects a powerful new mutant and Professor X sends the X-Men to investigate; Their destination is the town of Clairton where Rom and the town folk are just discovering that many of their friends and neighbors are Dire Wraith's in disguise; They head to the Marks' farm where Jacob confesses that he is a Wraith but is in love with his human wife whom their son, a human/Wraith hybrid has drained almost to death; Rom battles the monstrous Hybrid but, when the X-Men show up and see a killer robot beating on what appears to be a little boy, they decide that Rom is the bad guy.
Dimensions Standard Modern Age US
Print Date April 1981
Reprint? No
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