||FEATURE: X-Men--Professor X (Origin); Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Banshee; Nightcrawler; GUESTS: Moira MacTaggert; Lilandra; Misty Knight; VILLAIN: Shadow King [1st; Amahl Farouk]
||The X-Men adrift on the ocean are picked up by a Japanese ship; Xavier recounts an early adventure where he first met Storm as a thief in Cairo and did battle with the Shadow King.
||John Byrne (Co-plot), Chris Claremont
||Gaspar Saladino (page one); Clem Robins
||in Classic X-Men (Marvel, 1986 series) #23; in Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #24 (1990); in Essential X-Men (Marvel, 1996 series) #1; in Grandson of Origins (Marvel, 1998 series) #nn; in X-Men Vol. 1, No. 117 [Marvel Legends Reprint] (Marvel, 2004 series) #[nn]; in Marvel Special (Marvel Italia, 1994 series) #7.