- Chris Claremont
- Sal Buscema
- Armando Gil; John Tartaglione [as J. Tartag]
- George Roussos
- Janice Chiang
- Professor X; Cannonball; Karma; Psyche; Sunspot; Wolfsbane; Viper (villain); Silver Samurai (villain); Gen. Nguyen Ngoc Coy (villain); Amahl Farouk (villain, unidentified); Team America [Cowboy (guest-star); Georgianna (guest-star); Honcho (guest-star); R.U. Reddy (guest-star); Wolf (guest-star); Wrench (guest-star)]; Lilandra
- Karma tries to gain help from Gen. Coy, her crime-lord uncle; Team America recovers the crystal Viper wants from an AIM fortress in Mexico; the New Mutants rescue Psyche; and a mysterious assailant "claims" Karma, body and soul, forever.
Karma becomes "missing in action" in this story, and returns in issues #29-34
Viper & Silver Samurai both next appear in Uncanny X-Men #172
Letters from Susan M. Murrie, Patti Hemeleski, J. Robey, Conrad Felber.