Uncanny X-Men Vol.1 #137


The persona of the Dark Phoenix has subsided, but for how long? The Shi'ar Empire doesn't plan to wait and find out. While as Dark Phoenix, Jean murdered untold billions, and the alien empire plans to see her pay for her crimes. Now, the X-Men must battle the Shi'ar Imperial Guard in a dual to decide the fate of Jean Grey. Don't miss the stunning conclusion to the greatest X-Men saga of all time!

Printed: Sept 1980
Writers: Chris Clairemont and John Byrne
Art: John Byrne and Terry Austin
Cover: John Byrne and Terry Austin

- The Dark Phoenix Saga Part 9
- Iconic cover art by John Byrne
- Death of Jean Grey
- Controversial issue due to Jean Grey taking her own life knowing she could not control The Phoenix Force
- 1st appearance of Raksor, a Skrull and Bel-Dann, a Kree who later will battle as representatives of their race to end the Kree-Skrull War