Magik (vol. 1) #1 (Dec. 1983):
“Little Girl Lost”
by Chris Claremont, John Buscema, Tom Palmer

Magik (vol. 1) #1

Title: “Little Girl Lost”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 1983

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Chris Claremont
Art by: John Buscema, Tom Palmer

17 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Magik Illyana Rasputin
(lead character)
CBR Scale: S occult/magick; demonolatry; raised Communist
The Exiles; The New Mutants Marvel 450
Storm Storm (Ororo Munroe)
CBR Scale: M Goddess worship
black; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 5,068
Kitty Pryde Cat (Kitty Pryde)
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Excalibur; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 3,128
Belasco Belasco villain
CBR Scale: D sorcerer; worshipped Elder Gods; degenerated into demon
[kidnapped Illyana Rasputin to Limbo] Marvel 36
demons demons
(details, pg. 2-4,7-8, 13-14) 
villain group
CBR Scale: D demon
[generic unnamed demons] Marvel 2,000
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner)
(cover & 1-panel cameo, pg. 2) 
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
Excalibur; Neyaphem...  Marvel 4,345
horses horses
(3-panel cameo, pg. 12-13) 
supporting character group real/historical person
CBR Scale: D N.A.
[animal species]   100
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin)
(2-panel cameo, pg. 1, 3) 
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
Excalibur; The Acolytes...  Marvel 4,122
X-Men X-Men
(2-panel cameo, pg. 1, 3) 
hero group
  [1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 9,958
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan)
(1-panel cameo, pg. 2) 
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Alpha Flight; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 10,615
Xavier Institute Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters
(1-panel cameo, pg. 1, panel 1) 
supporting character group
  [high school] Marvel 373
S'ym S'ym
(1-panel cameo, pg. 3) 
CBR Scale: D demon
[servant of Belasco, then Magik (Illyana)] Marvel 63
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier)
(mentioned, pg. 1, 17) 
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
Brotherhood of Mutants; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Dorothy Gale Dorothy Gale
(mentioned, pg. 2) 
lead character
CBR Scale: I Protestant
[farmer; student] George M. Hill Company; Arrow, etc. 270
N'Garai N'Garai
(mentioned, pg. 5, 7) 
villain group
CBR Scale: D demons
[alien race] Marvel 17
Elder Gods Elder Gods
(mentioned, pg. 5, 7) 
supporting character group
cats cats
(mentioned, pg. 15, panel 3) 
supporting character group real/historical person
CBR Scale: D N.A.
[animal species] various 130

This publication is also known as: Storm and Illyana: Magik #1; Magik: Storm & Illyana #1; Storm & Illyana: Magik #1 or Illyana and Storm #1.

Cover of Magik #1
Detail from cover of Magik #1
Cover Date: December 1983
Publisher: Marvel

Story Note: Magik: Illyana and Storm Limited Series. Number 1 of 4-issue limited series starring Illyana Rasputin (known as "Magik" of the New Mutants) and Storm of the X-Men.

Story 1:
Little Girl Lost
Pages: 23

Credits (as printed)
Writer: Chris Claremont
Layouts: John Buscema
Finisher: Tom Palmer
Letterer: Tom Orzechowski
Colorist: Glynis Wein
Editor: Louise Jones
Editor in Chief: Jim Shooter

Cover Price: 60¢
Cover Artist(s): John Buscema (pencils) and Tom Palmer (inks)

Cover Blurb(s): From the X-Men; #1 in a Four-Issue Limited Series
Featured on Cover: Illyana Rasputin, Belasco, Nightcrawler (other-dimensional), Storm (other-dimensional), "Cat" (other-dimensional Kitty Pryde)
Shown in Corner Box: Illyana Rasputin
Corner box from cover of Magik #1
Signature from cover of Magik #1