- Louise Simonson
- Bret Blevins
- Bob Wiacek
- Gregory Wright
- Joe Rosen
- Magneto; Cannonball; Mirage; Sunspot; Warlock; Wolfsbane; Illyana Rasputin (formerly Magik); Gosamyr; X-Factor's Ship (guest-star); X-Terminators [Rusty Collins (guest-star); Skids (guest-star); Boom Boom (guest-star); Rictor (guest-star); Artie; Leech (guest-star); Wiz Kid (guest-star)]; Black King [Sebastian Shaw] (guest-star); White Queen [Emma Frost] (guest-star); Black Queen [Selene] (guest-star)
- Magneto and Sebastian Shaw come to blows; the X-Terminators invite the New Mutants to X-Factor's Ship; Ship freaks out at Gosamyr; she decides to return home; the New Mutants return to their mansion, but are surprised at what they find.
The New Mutants appear next in Excalibur #8, as they explore the ruins of Xavier's School.
Total No. Copies Printed (net press run): Average no. of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 352,295. Single issue nearest to filing date: 307,790.