- Jim Lee (plot); Whilce Portacio (plot); John Byrne (script)
- Whilce Portacio
- Art Thibert
- Joe Rosas
- Tom Orzechowski
- X-Men [Storm; Jean Grey; Colossus; Iceman; Archangel]; Gateway (guest); Trevor Fitzroy (villain, 1st); Sentinels (villains); Donald Pierce (villain); Lady Deathstrike (villain); Cylla (villain); Reavers [Bonebreaker; Murray Reese; Pretty Boy; Wade Cole; Angelo Macon] (villains); White Queen [Emma Frost] (villain); Hellfire Club (villain); Shinobi Shaw (villain); Hellions [Roulette; Tarot; Empath; Catspaw; Beef (death); Jetstream (death)] (villains)
- X-Men Gold Team is formed. Trevor Fitzroy of the Upstarts sends Sentinels to slaughter Donald Pierce and the Reavers as well as the White Queen and the Hellions (and doesn't do a shabby job of taking out both).
1st Mention of the "Upstarts"--a band of bad guys who gather points by killing mutant super-folk.
X-Men Blue appear in the new X-Men #1