X-Men (vol. 1) #56 (May 1969):
“The Flying A-Bomb!”
by Roy Thomas, Werner Roth, Sam Grainger

X-Men (vol. 1) #56

Title: “The Flying A-Bomb!”

Feature: The Origins of the Uncanny X-Men!

Medium: comic

Cover date: May 1969

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Roy Thomas
Art by: Werner Roth, Sam Grainger

Number of Pages: 5

11 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III)
(lead character)
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Academy of Tomorrow; Horsemen of Apocalypse...  Marvel 1,741
Cyclops Cyclops (Scott Summers) hero
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I Protestant; mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutant Supremacy; Summers Rebellion...  Marvel 8,371
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy) hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
Academy of Tomorrow; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 5,233
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier) hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
Brotherhood of Mutants; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Xavier Institute Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters supporting character group
  [high school] Marvel 373
X-Men X-Men hero group
  [1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 9,958
Alma Alma supporting character
  [rented room to Angel (just prior to him joining X-Men)] Marvel 2
Fred Fred supporting character
  [husband of Angel's landlady (in pre-X-Men days)] Marvel 2
Tom Tom
supporting character
  [witnessed Angel flying high over Manhattan] Marvel 1
unnamed co-pilot
supporting character
  [witnessed Angel flying high over Manhattan] Marvel 1
crooks crooks
villain group
  [criminal] DC 1

This publication is also known as: The Uncanny X-Men (vol. 1) #56.