Tim Townsend (p. 1-15); Juan Vlasco (p. 16-25); Harry Candelario (p. 16-25)
Steve Buccellato; ? [as Team Bucce!]
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Kolja Fuchs [as KF]
X-Men [Rogue; Joseph; Gambit; Beast; Bishop]; Sister Maria De La Joya; Maggott (first appearance); Lilandra; Trish Tilby; Deathbird; Professor X (cameo)
The mysterious Maggott saves a nun who once assisted Joseph. With the Shi'ar empire saved from the Phalanx, Lilandra sends Deathbird to accompany the X-Men back to Earth. On the way, however, their ship gets caught in the wake of a large spaceship that crashes into the stargate they had planned on entering.