X-Factor (1986 series) #05-8 + Annual #1 [SET] — Volume 01 (B): Apocalypse Now!

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X-Factor is perceived by the public to be humans who hunt down mutants for the good of humanity...

The X-Terminators are believed by the public to be mutant terrorists who fight for mutant rights...

The problem is that Both of these groups are the Same People!

This causes Cyclops to worry that the group's X-Factor ads might be fueling anti-mutant paranoia among humans. 

And when X-Factor battles the Alliance of Evil, they discover who is the mastermind behind them:

Th Mutant called Apocalypse! 

 

 

Collecting issues #5-8 Plus Annual #1. 

 

 

X-Factor (1986 series) #5
By RBob Layton & Jackson Guice / Joe Rubenstein. 
"Tapped Out"  Apocalypse Now! pt 1 (of 2)  
It's a classic super-hero / super-villain throw-down when X-Factor must battle the Alliance of Evil (Frenzy, Tower, Stinger, and Timeshadow) for the life of a mutant. Featuring a new menace by the name of Apocalypse, an evil mutant who will become a major thorn in the sides of the X-Men and X-Factor.
Featuring the First (Cameo) Appearance of Apocalypse
X-Factor (1986 series) #6
By Louise Simonson & Jackson Guice / Bob McLeod. 
"Apocalypse Now!"  Apocalypse Now! pt 2 (of 2)   
Cyclops begins to worry that the group's X-Factor ads are fueling mutant paranoia among humans. Plus, the last time X-Factor fought the Alliance of Evil they were soundly defeated. Can they take down their adversaries in time to save the life of a fellow mutant, before it's too late? And, witness the fury and power of Apocalypse, a mutant tyrant who believes in a world where only the strong survive.
Featuring the First Full Appearance of Apocalypse
X-Factor (1986 series) #7
By Louise Simonson & Jackson Guice / Joe Rubenstein. 
“Fall Out”
X-Factor is perceived by the public to be humans who hunt down mutants for the good of humanity. The X-Terminators are believed by the public to be mutant terrorists who fight for mutant rights. The problem is both of these groups are the same people. This issue explores how they keep their secret identities safe from the public.
X-Factor Annual (1986 series) #1 (1986)
By Bob Layton & Bob Layton / Brett Breeding.
"Grand Design"
The members of X-Factor must track down and defeat an enemy within their ranks.
X-Factor (2012 series) #8
By Louise Simonson & Marc Silvestri / Joe Rubenstein. 
“Lost and Found”  
Freedom Force, the former Brotherhood of Evil Mutants and now government backed mutant hunters, show up to arrest Rusty.  Plus, Jean finds out that Scott and his wife Madelyne have a baby together. 
Featuring the First appearance of Skids