X-Factor Volume 1 #9 The Mutant Massacre! “Spots!” Story by Louise Simonson. Art by Terry Shoemaker and Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Marc Silvestri and Joe Rubinstein. This issue begins one of the darkest chapters in mutant history. A mercenary force called the Marauders attempt to commit genocide on the outcast Morlocks, and the only thing standing in their way is the X-Men and X-Factor. This is a storyline that has repercussions on the X-titles for years to come. But first, X-Factor must battle the government sponsored Freedom Force for the future of a mutant who is under their protection. NOTE: Includes the Mutant Massacre Map, a key to following the events in this pivotal storyline.-Factor Volume 1 #9 September 8th 1986,