Cover art by Tim Bradstreet. 5 cover variants produced in equal numbers. The issue number box on this cover has a Ten of Diamonds card. The Man of Steal, script by Fabian Nicieza, pencils by Steve Skroce, inks by Rob Hunter; On top of his duties with the X-Men, Gambit begins running missions for the mysterious New Son; His first task involves stealing alien technology from ancient Chinese temples which brings him into direct conflict with the X-Cutioner and Elysian Enterprises. Solicitation for letters and upcoming art for the Gambit series. From the Journal of Nathaniel Essex text story; Mr. Sinister gives the origin and history of Gambit. 52 pgs.