Uncanny X-Men Vol.1 #118


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.

Printed: Feb 1979
Writers: Chris Claremont and John Byrne
Art: John Byrne and Terry Austin
Cover: Dave Cockrum, Terry Austin and John Costanza

- 1st appearance of Mariko Yashida, Wolverine's now-deceased fiance