Special Edition X-Men #1


The old X-Men are captured by Krakoa, the Living Island, and Professor X forms a new team to rescue them. Kitty shows Illyana around the mansion and talks about the X-Men. Kitty is thrown a surprise birthday party.

Printed: Feb 1983
Writers: Chris Claremont, Len Wein
Art: Dave Cockrum and Hilary Barta
Cover: Gil Kane and Dave Cockrum

Key Issue Details
- Reprint of Giant Size X-Men #1
- 2nd team appearance of the New Mutants, in a back-up story featuring Kitty Pryde celebrating her birthday