- John Byrne; Chris Claremont (pp. 24-29)
- John Byrne; Jackson Guice (pp. 24-26)
- Terry Austin; Jackson Guice (pp. 24-26)
- Glynis Oliver
- John Workman
- Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hercules; Black Knight (cameo flashback); Namor, the Sub-Mariner (cameo flashback); Wasp (cameo flashback)]; Jean Grey; Edwin Jarvis; Phoenix [Jean Grey] (flashback); X-Men [Cyclops; Angel; Iceman; Beast; Wolverine; Colossus; Storm; Nightcrawler; Banshee; Professor X] (cameo flashback); Sentinels (cameo flashback); Stephen Lang (cameo flashback); Doctor Peter Corbeau (cameo flashback)
- Reed Richards manages to free Jean Grey from the capsule the Avengers had found her in. While trying to restore her missing memories, Jean learns that she was replaced by the Phoenix, who in turn was destroyed by the humanity it gained by duplicating Jean.
- in Die Fantastischen Vier (Condor, 1979 series) #19 ()
- in Strange (Editions Lug, 1970 series) #228 (5 décembre 1988)
- in Fantastici Quattro (Edizioni Star Comics, 1988 series) #61 (30 Gennaio 1992)
- in El Asombroso Hombre Araña Presenta (Novedades, 1988 series) #292 (Marzo 3 de 1994)
- in Essential X-Factor (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (2005)
- in X-Men: Phoenix Rising (Marvel, 2009 series) [premiere edition] (2009)
- in Fantastic Four by John Byrne Omnibus (Marvel, 2011 series) #2 ([December] 2013)
- in X-Factor Epic Collection (Marvel, 2017 series) #1 - Genesis & Apocalypse (2017)
- in True Believers: Phoenix Returns (Marvel, 2018 series) (February 2018)
- in Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne (Marvel, 2001 series) #7
Story continues in part from The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #263 and continues in part in X-Factor (Marvel, 1986 series) #1.
According to John Byrne, significant portions of this issue were redrawn by Guice and rewritten by Claremont at the direction of Jim Shooter. (Note added by Brian Peck via the GCD Error Tracker, August 2010.)
The original unaltered pages ran in the X-Men: Phoenix Rising Premiere hardcover.
- Michael Higgins
Letters from readers: Owen Johnson, Erik Gerdes, Michael Pickens, Timothy (full name and address lost by embarrassed assistant editor!)