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"The Dark Phoenix Saga"
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Title: "The Dark Phoenix Saga"
Series: X-Men
Season: 3 (TV series)
Airdates: November 12th-November 26th, 1994
Published: January-September, 1980
Chapters: 9
Episodes: 4 (TV series)
Issues: Uncanny X-Men #129-137
Setting
Setting: Manhattan, New York City and Westchester County, New York, present day
Major characters: X-Men: Professor X, Cyclops, Storm, Wolverine, Colossus, Nightcrawler
Minor characters: Shi'ar; Peter Corbeau; Moira MacTaggert
Antagonists: Dark Phoenix; Hellfire Club: Sebastian Shaw, Donald Pierce, Mastermind; Harry Leland
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"The Dark Phoenix Saga" is a multi-part storyline that appeared in issues of the Marvel Comics comic book series Uncanny X-Men. The story was a sequel to the previous multi-part arc, "The Phoenix Saga". It was published in issues #129-137 with an epilogue in issue #138. The story was written by Chris Claremont with artwork by John Byrne and Terry Austin.

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  • The Seduction of Jean Grey

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  • Arguably, "The Dark Phoenix Saga" is one of the most popular and fundamental storylines in not only X-Men history, but in comic history as well. It has been adapted in the 1992-1997 X-Men animated series, as well as the 2006 feature film X-Men: The Last Stand. In the cartoon series, "The Dark Phoenix Saga" comprised episodes 11-14 of season three.

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