Title: Third Genesis
Synopsis: The original X-Men find out that Jean Grey is still alive and gather for a reunion; Jean explains her near-death experience and the Phoenix phenomenon; The team decides to form X-Factor, a group of mutant hunters whose real purpose is to rescue and help new mutants; Navy man Rusty Collins manifests destructive flame powers and X-Factor brings him in.
Character Appearances: I&0: X-Factor--Cyclops, Jean Grey, Beast, Angel, Iceman; I: Rusty Collins; I: Cameron Hodge; GS: Madelyne Pryor, Nathan Christopher Summers, Candy Southern, Mr. Fantastic; GC: Wolverine, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Storm, Banshee, Dark Phoenix, Captain America, Sub-Mariner, Wasp, Hercules, Black Knight II (all fb)
Credits: Bob Layton (Script), Jackson Guice (Pencils), Bob Layton; Jackson Guice; Joe Rubinstein (Inks), Petra Scotese; Max Scheele; Glynis Oliver (Colors), ? (Letters).