Appearing in "No One Can Stop the Vanisher!"
- Bill(First appearance) (Fred Duncan's Asst.)
- Officer Smithers(First appearance)
- Unnamed New Yorkers
- Unnamed Merry Moppet ice cream man
- Unnamed bank manager
- Unnamed policemen
- United States Army
- Vanisher's gang members
- New York
- Washington, D.C.
- McDonnell XV-1 Convertiplane (First appearance)
Synopsis for "No One Can Stop the Vanisher!"
- Synopsis not yet written.
- This issue is reprinted in many other comics and books, see references for more info.
- This issue introduces the Vanisher, best remembered for his roles in the Factor Three storyline and the Fallen Angels mini-series.
- Lt. General Fredricks previously appeared in Fantastic Four #3. He becomes a minor recurring character in this series starting with this issue.
- This issue proves a well-known fact that comics during Silver Age had an air of "suspension of disbelief". This is shown by the fact that Iceman freezing a glove does not produce a frozen glove, but one that has been changed into ice cubes and falls apart.
- The police in this issue actually "assist" the Vanisher in robbing a bank. They intend to catch him since they think he will not be able to escape.
- Angel refers to Professor X as "Dr. X" when he is talking to Marvel Girl.
- The movie title that is seen to be playing at the movie theater is "A Teen-Ager's Tears".
- The ice cream truck that takes Cyclops and Iceman back to the X-Mansion is called "Merry Moppet Ice Cream Pops".
Links and References
- Official Marvel Guide to the X-Men Vol 2 1
- Uncanny X-Men 2 "put at the disposal of the X-Men by the Department of Special Affairs" - narrator. Nov 1963, pg. 13.
- Reprinted in the following comics/TPB's:
- Essential Uncanny X-Men Vol 1 1 - story 2
- Marvel Collectible Classics X-Men Vol 1 1 - story 2
- Marvel Masterworks: X-Men Vol 1 1 - story 2
- Marvel Masterworks: X-Men Vol 2 1 - story 2
- Marvel Super-Heroes Vol 2 21 - story 2
- Target X-Men Classic Vol 1 1 - story 2
- X-Men: The Early Years Vol 1 2
- Amazing Adventures Vol 3 #3 - story 2
- Amazing Adventures Vol 3 #4 - story 2