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The X-Men (vol. 1) #14 (Nov. 1965):
“Among Us Stalk...The Sentinels!”
by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Werner Roth (as Jay Gavin), Vince Colletta

The X-Men (vol. 1) #14

Title: “Among Us Stalk...The Sentinels!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Nov. 1965

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Stan Lee
Art by: Jack Kirby, Werner Roth (as Jay Gavin), Vince Colletta


33 characters in this story:

Character
(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Protestant; mutant supremacist
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 8,371
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 5,233
Phoenix Marvel Girl (Jean Grey) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 1,905
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,752
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,741
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
X-Men (founder); Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Sentinels Sentinels villain group
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robots
[1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #14 (Nov. 1965)] Marvel 245
Bolivar Trask Bolivar Trask villain scientist
CBR Scale: M anti-mutant
Control
[inventor of Sentinels]
Marvel 5
X-Men X-Men hero group
  [1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 9,958
Sentinel 1 Sentinel 1 villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robot
Sentinels; Sentinels Mk I Marvel 1
Sentinel 3 Sentinel 3 villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robot
Sentinels; Sentinels Mk I Marvel 1
Sentinel 3-R Sentinel 3-R villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robot
Sentinels; Sentinels Mk I Marvel 1
Sentinel 6 Sentinel 6 villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robot
Sentinels; Sentinels Mk I Marvel 1
Sentinel 7 Sentinel 7 villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robot
Sentinels; Sentinels Mk I Marvel 1
Sentinel 8-R Sentinel 8-R villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robot
Sentinels; Sentinels Mk I Marvel 1
Sentinel 9 Sentinel 9 villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robot
Sentinels; Sentinels Mk I Marvel 1
Sentinel 10 Sentinel 10 villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robot
Sentinels; Sentinels Mk I Marvel 1
Sentinel 2 Sentinel 2 villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robot
Sentinels; Sentinels Mk I Marvel 1
Sentinels Mk I Sentinels Mk I villain group
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robot
Sentinels Marvel 7
Zelda Kurtzberg Zelda Kurtzberg
(3-panel cameo, pg. 9, panels 3-5)
supporting character
  [Iceman's former girlfriend] Marvel 14
unnamed taxi driver
(3-panel cameo, pg. 13, panels 1-3)
supporting character
  [Cyclops accidentally blasted his cab while riding in it] Marvel 1
Warren Worthington Jr. Warren Worthington Jr.
(2-panel cameo, pg. 10, panels 4-5)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian
The Hellfire Club
[father of Angel (Warren Worthingon III)]
Marvel 14
Kathryn Worthington Kathryn Worthington
(2-panel cameo, pg. 10, panels 4-5)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian
The Hellfire Club
[mother of Angel (founding X-Man)]
Marvel 14
Bernard the Poet Bernard the Poet (Bernard)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 9, panel 3)
supporting character
CBR Scale: M Zen beatnik
[latent mutant, alters perceptions of others] Marvel 8
Curtis Curtis
(1-panel cameo, pg. 10, panel 4)
supporting character
  [butler] Marvel 1
Superman Superman (Clark Kent)
(mentioned, pg. 10, panel 1) 
hero
CBR Scale: S Methodist / Kryptonian religion
The Justice League; Kryptonians...  DC 13,409
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
(mentioned, pg. 16, panel 3) 
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Juggernaut Juggernaut (Cain Marko)
(mentioned, pg. 1) 
villain hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 387
Ka-Zar Ka-Zar (Kevin Plunder)
(mentioned, pg. 2, panel 4) 
hero
  [aristocrat; fisherman...] Marvel 315
Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln
(mentioned, pg. 2, panel 1) 
real/historical person
CBR Scale: S Baptist (raised)
[U.S. President] DC 355
Master Mold Master Mold
(mentioned, pg. 18, panels 1, 5) 
villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant robot
[mutant hunter] Marvel 41
Communists Communists
(mentioned, pg. 7, panel 3) 
supporting character villain group
CBR Scale: D Communist
[general reference; frequent Cold War-era villains] Marvel DC 242
Bob Hope Bob Hope
(mentioned, pg. 12, panel 4) 
lead character real/historical person
CBR Scale: I Catholic (convert)
[actor; comedian...] Marvel 693

Reprints of this comic:
X-Men (vol. 1) #68 (Feb. 1971): "Among Us Stalk...The Sentinels!"

Excerpts

BELOW: The Beast's words border on mutant supremacism, which Professor Xavier sternly warns him against.

The Beast (Hank McCoy): And what of my woeful condition. The agile Beast, hobbling about like some mere vulnerable Homo sapiens!

Professor Charles Xavier: Careful, Hank! Remember our cardinal rule -- we never consider normal humans as our inferiors!

The Beast: I stand corrected, sir! Forgive my impetuosity!

Source: The X-Men (vol. 1) #14 (Nov. 1965): "Among Us Stalk...The Sentinels!", pg. 1. Written by Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby, Werner Roth, Vince Colletta. See also: mutant supremacist; The Beast (Hank McCoy); Professor X (Charles Xavier)

BELOW: Charles Xavier contemplates a newspaper headline touting Bolivar Trask's anti-mutant warnings about future mutant supremacism: Dr. Bolivar Trask, a prominent anthropologist, has gone to the news media to issue his warnings about the "mutant menace" which he predicts could lead to a future in which mutant supremacists rule over non-mutant humankind. Trask's predictions may have little basis in reality, but Professor Charles Xavier worries that such pronouncements could lead to widespread anti-mutant sentiment.

[Charles Xavier reads a newspaper article under the headline: "Mutant Menace! Eminent anthropologist says mankind faces gravest danger from hidden mutants who wait for their moment..." The article is accompanied by illustrations accompanied by the caption: "Artist's interpretation of fate of mankind if mutants are not driven out -- as predicted by Dr. Bolivar Trask."]

Charles Xavier (reading the news article, thinking): "So! It has finally begun! The one thing I always feared-- a witch-hunt for mutants! The feature writers must have loved this, considering the way the played it up! 'Dr. Trask warns that the superior abilities and supernatural powers of the hidden mutants will enable them to enslave the human race, replacing our civilization with their own! According to the anthropologist's startling prediction, it is even possible that the superior mutants will consider normal men as little more than savages, suitable only for forced labor and gladitorial sport!' I cannot let this go unchallenged! It could cause panic thruout [sic] the world! Even now it may be too late to stop the wheels of persecution that have been set in motion--but I must make the attempt! The strange theories of Dr. Trask are a greater threat to my X-Men than any foe they have ever faced before!"

Source: The X-Men (vol. 1) #14 (Nov. 1965): "Among Us Stalk...The Sentinels!", pg. 6, panels 1-4. Written by Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby, Werner Roth, Vince Colletta. See also: mutant supremacist; anti-mutant; Professor X (Charles Xavier); Bolivar Trask