Jim Owsley (original editor); Jim Shooter (editor in chief)
FEATURE: Spider-Man; GUESTS: Mary Jane Watson; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Cameron Hodge; Betty Leeds; X-Factor [Cyclops; Jean Grey; Iceman; Beast; Angel]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Hobgoblin; Rhino
In the wake of Flash Thompson's escape, everyone is looking for the man believed to be the Hobgoblin. Jameson hires X-Factor to bring in Spider-Man by telling them he is a mutant. Still reeling from his battle with Rhino, Spidey takes on X-Factor.