- I'm glad I met you. Welcome to the X-Men.
- -- Marvel Girl, to Wolverine
Appearing in "First Night"EditFeatured Characters:
- The X-Men
- Unnamed Winzeldorf mob
- Various Grand Ol' Opry attendees
- Unnamed Kenyans
- Unnamed Russian farmhands
- Winzeldorf, Germany
- Quebec, Canada
- Secret government airbase
- Nashville, Tennessee
- Grand Ol' Opry
- Kenya, Africa
- Osaka, Japan
- Garden estate of Shiro Yoshida
- Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia
- Ust-Ordynski collective farm
- Camp Verde, Arizona
- Westchester County, New York
Synopsis for "First Night"Edit
An extraordinary mutant presence had been detected on the South Pacific island of Krakoa and the veteran X-Men team had been sent to investigate it. Cyclops comes back alone. Professor X intends summoning a roster of candidates he has been establishing over the years for a back up team of novice X-Men to rescue those left behind.
- Cover art: layouts by Romita.
- This issue intermixes portions of Giant-Size X-Men #1 with some added material on pages 1-4 and 18-32.
- Back cover pinup of X-Men, Wolverine, Jean Grey and Angel by John Bolton.
- This issue is reprinted in other comics and books, see references for more info.
- Included bonus frontispiece & "original cover" featuring:
- No trivia.
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- Discuss Classic X-Men Vol 1 1 on the forums
- Cover gallery for the Classic X-Men series
- Images from Classic X-Men Vol 1 1
Links and ReferencesEdit
- The Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators - accessed on 11/27/2010
 plot summary at uncannyxmen.net
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