John Byrne (breakdowns); Terry Austin (finished art)
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler]; GUESTS: Power Man [Luke Cage]; Colleen Wing; Misty Knight; Lilandra; Moira MacTaggert; Polaris; Havok; VILLAINS: Mastermind [Jason Wyngarde (Introduction)]; Black Tom Cassidy; Juggernaut; Arcade; Miss Locke; CAMEOS: Mariko Yashida; Multiple Man
Wolverine forces Colossus to deal with his recent self esteem problems. Xavier attends Lilandra's coronation. Jean meets Jason for the first time. Storm visits her old home to find it is a drug hangout. Wolvie sees Mariko in New York. Cyclops goes on a date with Colleen. Arcade conspires with Tom and Juggernaut to kill the X-Men.