X-Men Vol 1 #108
“Armageddon Now”
Published by Marvel Comics
December, 1977

1st Appearance: Waldo

1st John Byrne X-Men

On the far side of the universe alone and cut off from their mentor, the X-Men must face their worst nightmares if they are going stop the mad Emperor D’Ken, from unleashing the unimaginable power of the M’Krann Crystal upon the universe.

Cover Artists: Dave Cockrum, Annette Kawecki
Writers: Chris Claremont
Penciler: John Byrne
Inker: Terry Austin
Colourist: Andy Yanchus
Letterer: Tom Orzechowski, Denise Wohl

X-Men Vol 1 #109
“Home are the Heroes!”
Published by Marvel Comics
February, 1978

1st Appearance: Weapon Alpha

Wolverine’s past comes back to haunt him. The Canadian Government sends a super-agent to bring back the awol mutant. When the super-powered Vindicator arrives at Xavier’s institute, Wolverine finds himself in the battle of his life against a man that was once his friend, and the X-Men are stuck in the middle.

Cover Artists: Dave Cockrum, Terry Austin, Irving Watanabe
Writers: Chris Claremont
Penciler: John Byrne
Inker: Terry Austin
Colourist: Andy Yanchus
Letterer: Joe Rosen

X-Men Vol 1 #116
“To Save the Savage Land”
Published by Marvel Comics
December, 1978

1st Appearance: Amahl Farouk (becomes Shadow King)

The X-Men team-up with Ka-Zar and his mighty sabertooth Zabu to save the Savage Land from terrible fate. But, can even their combined efforts hope to defeat the mysterious creature Garokk the Petrified Man?

Cover Artists: John Byrne, Terry Austin, Danny Crespi
Writers: Chris Claremont, John Byrne
Penciler: John Byrne
Inker: Terry Austin
Colourist: Glynis Wein
Letterer: Tom Orzechowski

X-Men Vol 1 #117
“Psi War!”
Published by Marvel Comics
January, 1979

1st Appearance: Shadow King

It’s the origin of Professor Charles Xavier!
In a time before the X-Men, Xavier ran into another mutant whose mental abilities rivaled his own. Witness the battle that decided the fate of mutant and mankind for generations to come.

Cover Artists: Dave Cockrum, Terry Austin, Morrie Kuramoto
Writers: Chris Claremont, John Byrne
Penciler: John Byrne
Inker: Terry Austin
Colourist: Glynis Wein
Letterer: Clem Robins, Gaspar Saladino

X-Men Vol 1 #118
“The Submergence of Japan”
Published by Marvel Comics
February, 1979

1st Appearance: Mariko Yashida

The X-Men arrive in the Land of the Rising Sun. Wolverine reveals that he knows Japanese and meets Mariko, the beautiful cousin of the fiery mutant Sunfire. And, Xavier’s students fight for their lives against a platoon of armored killers called the Mandroids.

Cover Artists: Dave Cockrum, Terry Austin, John Costanza
Writers: Chris Claremont, John Byrne
Penciler: John Byrne
Inker: Ric Villamonte
Colourist: Glynis Wein
Letterer: Tom Orzechowski

X-Men Vol 1 #119
“‘Twas the Night Before Christmas…”
Published by Marvel Comics
March, 1979

Christmas Issue

If the X-Man can’t stop the madman Moses Magnum, the island nation of Japan is doomed!

Cover Artists: Dave Cockrum, Terry Austin
Writers: Chris Claremont, John Byrne
Penciler: John Byrne
Inker: Terry Austin
Colourist: Glynis Wein
Letterer: John Costanza

X-Men Vol 1 #120
“Wanted: Wolverine! Dead or Alive!”
Published by Marvel Comics
April, 1979

1st Appearance: Alpha Flight

Wolverine’s past comes back to haunt him yet again. First the Canadian government sent its super-agent Vindicator to retrieve the awol operative. But when the X-Men proved too much for the lone Canadian super-hero. This time they will send a whole strike force and not even the X-Men may be powerful enough to stop them getting what they want.

Cover Artists: Bob Budiansky, Terry Austin, Danny Crespi
Writers: Chris Claremont, John Byrne
Penciler: John Byrne
Inker: Terry Austin
Colourist: Glynis Wein
Letterer: Tom Orzechowski

X-Men Vol 1 #122
“Cry for the Children!”
Published by Marvel Comics
June, 1979

1st Appearance: Hellfire Club (Team)

Origin: Colossus (Piotr Rasputin)

While testing the limits of his incredible strength in the Danger Room, Colossus learns a valuable lesson about courage from Wolverine.
Meanwhile, Jean Grey meets the mysterious man that will change her life forever, Jason Wyngarde.
Plus, Storm learns a hard truth about life on the streets.

Cover Artists: Dave Cockrum, Terry Austin, Gaspar Saladino
Writer: Chris Claremont, John Byrne
Penciler: John Byrne
Inker: Terry Austin
Colourist: Glynis Wein
Letterers: Tom Orzechowski

X-Men Vol 1 #123
“Listen – Stop Me if You’ve Heard It – But This One Will Kill You!”
Published by Marvel Comics
July, 1979

One by one the X-Men are abducted. Now they must fight for their lives if they hope to survive the sinister creature of the diabolical Arcade – Murder World!

Cover Artists: Terry Austin, Danny Crespi
Writers: Chris Claremont, John Byrne
Penciler: John Byrne
Inker: Terry Austin
Colourist: Glynis Wein
Letterer: Tom Orzechowski

X-Men Vol 1 #124
“He Only Laughs When I Hurt!”
Published by Marvel Comics
August, 1979

How can the X-Men be expected to survive Arcade’s sinister funhouse of death Murder World when their strongest teammate Colossus has been turned against them?

Cover Artists: Dave Cockrum, Terry Austin, Gaspar Saladino
Writers: Chris Claremont, John Byrne
Penciler: John Byrne
Inker: Terry Austin
Colourist: Glynis Wein
Letterer: Tom Orzechowski

X-Men Vol 1 #126
“How Sharper Than a Serpent’s Tooth…!”
Published by Marvel Comics
October, 1979

1st Appearance: Proteus

The X-Men return to Muir Island to investigate the attack on Polaris and Havok. When they get there they find themselves in a deadly battle against arguably the most powerful and deadliest mutant alive – Mutant X!

Cover Artists: Dave Cockrum, Terry Austin, Danny Crespi
Writers: Chris Claremont
Penciler: John Byrne
Inker: Terry Austin
Colourist: Glynis Wein
Letterer: Tom Orzechowski

X-Men Vol 1 #127
“The Quality of Hatred!”
Published by Marvel Comics
November, 1979

Wolverine’s encounter with Proteus has left the feral mutant uncharacteristically shaken. Cyclops is forced to take drastic measures to rally his troops for the final showdown with Mutant X.

Cover Artists: John Byrne, Terry Austin, Danny Crespi
Writers: Chris Claremont, John Byrne
Penciler: John Byrne
Inker: Terry Austin
Colourist: Glynis Wein
Letterer: Tom Orzechowski