- Mike Carey
- Chris Bachalo
- Tim Townsend
- Brian Reber
- Cory Petit
- X-Men [Cyclops; Emma Frost [White Queen]; Storm; Wolverine [James Howlett; Logan]; Nightcrawler; Colossus; Angel; Beast; Bishop; Iceman]; Sentinel Squad ONE; X-Factor [Multiple Man; Layla Miller]; New X-Men [X-23 [Laura Kinney]; Hellion [Julien Keller]; Surge [Noriko Ashida]; Rockslide [Santo Vaccarro]; Pixie; Mercury [Cessily Kincaid]; Anole]; Mr. Sinister (villain); Gambit (villain); Mystique (villain); Lady Mastermind (villain); Malice (villain); Vertigo (villain); Arclight (villain); Scalphunter (villain); Riptide (villain); Scrambler (villain); Tempo (villain); Random (villain); Frenzy [Johanna Cargill] (villain); Exodus (villain); Amelia Voght (villain); Sunfire (villain); Lady Deathstrike (villain); Reavers (villain); Cable (cameo); Hope Summers (cameo)
- The X-Men fare badly against Mr. Sinister's forces but learn that he does not have the mutant baby. Wolverine learns from Gambit that Cable has taken the child. The New X-Men battle Lady Deathstrike. Something goes wrong with Sentinel Squad ONE and they begin to attack the X-Men who were left behind at the mansion.
- Messiah Complex
Story continued from New X-Men (Marvel, 2004 series) #44 and story continues in Uncanny X-Men (Marvel, 1981 series) #493.
Statement of September 25, 2007
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 107,556
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 108,099
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