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: 1st appearance of Mariko Yashida. Misty Knight, Colleen Wing & Sunfire appearance. Moses Magnum cameo.
CGC census 10/19: 225 in 9.4, 430 higher.
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