Uncanny X-Men Vol.1 #129


This issue begins arguably the greatest and most tragic X-Men adventure of all time - The Dark Phoenix Saga. While the X-Men attempt to recruit a "New Mutant" by the name of Kitty Pryde, Wolverine, Colossus, and Storm are suddenly attacked by unknown assailants. What do these armored foes want, and who is the White Queen?

Printed: Jan 1980
Writers: Chris Claremont
Art: John Byrne and Terry Austin
Cover: John Byrne and Terry Austin

- The Dark Phoenix Saga Part 1
- 1st appearance of Kitty Pryde
- 1st appearance of Emma Frost, the White Queen
- 1st cameo team appearance of The Hellfire Club, in shadows