X-Men #118 (Marvel, 1979) CGC NM 9.4 OFF-WHITE TO WHITE pages.Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
DescriptionX-Men #118 (Marvel Comics, 1979). 2/1979 - "The Submergence of Japan!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Sunfire and Misty Knight. Story by Chris Claremont and John Byrne. Art by John Byrne and Terry Austin. 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. 1st appearance of Mariko.
Page Quality: OFF-WHITE TO WHITE
Artists/Writers: Chris Claremont story John Byrne & Ric Villamonte art Dave Cockrum & Terry Austin cover
Significance: First appearance of Mariko Yashida. Sunfire appearance.
CGC census 7/19: 222 in 9.4, 417 higher.
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