Magik (vol. 1) #2 (Jan. 1984):
“Cold Iron, Hot Blood!”
by Chris Claremont, John Buscema, Tom Palmer

Magik (vol. 1) #2

Title: “Cold Iron, Hot Blood!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Jan. 1984

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

15 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
Kitty Pryde Cat (Kitty Pryde)
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Excalibur; S.H.I.E.L.D....  Marvel 3,128
demons demons
villain group
CBR Scale: D demon
[generic unnamed demons] Marvel 2,000
Belasco Belasco
(pg. 19-23)
CBR Scale: D sorcerer; worshipped Elder Gods; degenerated into demon
[kidnapped Illyana Rasputin to Limbo] Marvel 36
Jabba the Hutt Jabba the Hutt (Jabba Desilijic Tiure)
(only on cover) 
CBR Scale: M alien
[1st app: The Return of the Jedi (1983)] Lucasfilm 129
S'ym S'ym
(8-panel cameo, pg. 4-5, 20)
CBR Scale: D demon
[servant of Belasco, then Magik (Illyana)] Marvel 63
Storm Storm (Ororo Munroe)
(7-panel cameo, pg. 11-12, 19, 23) 
CBR Scale: M Goddess worship
black; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 5,068
saber-toothed cats saber-toothed cats
(6-panel cameo, pg. 7-9) 
supporting character villain group real/historical person
CBR Scale: D N.A.
[animal species]   10
Colossus Colossus (Peter Rasputin)
(3-panel cameo, pg. 4, 19) 
CBR Scale: I Communist atheist (former)
Excalibur; The Acolytes...  Marvel 4,122
lions lions
(1-panel cameo, pg. 6, panel 4) 
supporting character villain group real/historical person
CBR Scale: D N.A.
[animal species]   80
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner)
(alternative reality version) 
hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
Excalibur; Neyaphem...  Marvel 4,345
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan)
(illusion, pg. 19, panel 3) 
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
Alpha Flight; Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy...  Marvel 10,615
X-Men X-Men
(illusion, pg. 19, panel 3) 
hero group
  [1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 9,958
N'Garai Dark Ones
(mentioned, pg. 1) 
villain group
CBR Scale: D demons
[alien race] Marvel 17
cats cats
(mentioned, pg. 20, panel 4) 
supporting character group real/historical person
CBR Scale: D N.A.
[animal species] various 130

Cover of Magik #2
Detail from cover of Magik #2
Cover Date: January 1984
Publisher: Marvel

Story Note: Magik: Illyana and Storm Limited Series. Number 2 of 4-issue limited series starring Illyana Rasputin (known as "Magik" of the New Mutants) and Storm of the X-Men.

Story 1:
Cold Iron, Hot Blood!
Pages: 23

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

Cover Price: 60¢
Cover Artist(s): Ron Frenz (pencils) and Tom Palmer (inks)

Cover Blurb(s): From the X-Men; #2 in a Four-Issue Limited Series
Featured on Cover: Illyana Rasputin, Nightcrawler (other-dimensional), approximately 11 miscellaneous demons in background, Eliot Brown (assistant editor)
Shown in Corner Box: Illyana Rasputin
Corner box from cover of Magik #2
Signature from cover of Magik #2