Dream-team creators Joss Whedon and John Cassaday present an explosive, all-new flagship X-Men series. Cyclops and Emma Frost re-form the X-Men with the express purpose of "astonishing" the world. but when breaking news regarding the mutant gene unexpectedly hits the airwaves, will it derail their new plans before they even get started? As demand for the "mutant cure" reaches near riot levels, the X-Men go head-to-head with the enigmatic Ord, with an unexpected ally tipping the scales! COLLECTING: Astonishing X-Men 1-12
Cyclops - destroyer of worlds? After presiding over a mutant schism as leader of the X-Men, it looks like a visit from Storm may make Cyclops himself again - but it quickly becomes apparent that Storm is not herself, either. She's from another reality - one in which Cyclops soon finds himself a prisoner. And the key to his survival rests in his fellow captives, although they aren't the X-Men he knows. Alongside General James Howlett, Cyclops will battle this world's so-called "Savior" to save himself and countless other mutants. But there's a reason Savior has been gathering and sacrificing mutants from other worlds. And if Cyclops is to liberate himself and his strange new friends, it may mean dooming this planet and all its inhabitants! Collecting ASTONISHING X-MEN (2004) #44-47 and material from ASTONISHING X-MEN: GHOST BOXES #1.
While Cyclops, Emma and Wolverine are off in Japan dealing with giant monsters, something dire happens that demands the X-Men's attention. With their leaders away, should the X-Men deny their help? HELL NO! Storm, Colossus and Kitty Pryde join Beast and Agent Brand to take on the Brood. But when intergalactic law prevents the destruction of an enemy who can only be defeated by extermination, the X-Men have a problem. Are Storm and her crew up to the task? And what is Cyclops going to say when he learns of this? Plus: join us for a special told-in-one story with emma Frost and Danger delivering on a promise back in ASTONISHING X-MEN #24. Don't miss this confrontation that has been brewing since 2008! Collecting ASTONISHING X-MEN #38, #40, #42 and #43 - plus UNCANNY X-MEN #162 (1982), featuring the classic battle between Wolverine and the Brood!
Learn the secret of how the New X-Men's diamond-sculpted seductress Emma Frost became the formidable woman she is today. Witness the first time her mutant powers manifested, her difficulties at home and in school, and her early first love that explains how she blossomed from an innocent teenager into the wealthy, ruthless, feared and desired White Queen who has fought alongside and against the X-Men!
Dream-team creators Joss Whedon (TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and John Cassaday (Planetary, Captain America) present the explosive flagship X-Men series - marking a return to classic greatness and the beginning of a brand-new era for the X-Men! Cyclops and Emma Frost re-form the X-Men with the express purpose of "astonishing" the world. But when breaking news regarding the mutant gene unexpectedly hits the airwaves, will it derail their new plans before they even get started? Collecting: Astonishing X-Men #1-6
It's the final volume of Mark Waid and Mike Wieringo's blockbuster run! The Fantastic Four have a lot to answer for after their authoritative action in Latverian - but when trying to regain a cynical public's trust, is associating with a certain misunderstood wall-crawler really wise? Then, Manhattan is cut off from the rest of the world by a fleet of miles-high alien spacecraft - and that's just the beginning! New York reluctantly turns to the disenfranchised FF, the only heroes in town, to save them - but which member will make a decision that will radically change the team? Plus: Johnny Storm, Galactus' worst Herald...ever!? So far, the Human Torch has been able to stall Galactus from sating his cosmic hunger - but that luck won't hold forever. What planet will be chosen as Galactus' next victim? And will Johnny ever be the same now that he's tasted the Power Cosmic? Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #514-524
The superstar team of Warren Ellis and Kaare Andrews (SPIDER-MAN: REIGN) take X-Men into the Heroic Age! Something's happening in the tiny East African city of Mbangwi. Something that requires immediate investigation. A newborn sprouts metal electrodes and explodes, taking out an entire hospital. Is this the first wave of mutant rebirth that the X-Men have been praying for...or something very, very different? Something sinister? COLLECTING: Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis #1-5
When the X-Men are called to the scene of a murder, they discover the mutant victim was artificially produced, and are led to the mysterious Ghost Box, which holds the secrets to the artificial mutants.
Grant Morrison's wildly innovative X-Men saga returns! The X-Men, re-imagined with a new look and a new mission, must face weird new threats including evil twins, organ harvesters, sentient bacteria, rebellious mutant youth, power-enhancing street drugs and living weapons! Joined by wicked telepath Emma Frost and mysterious powerhouse Xorn, the X-Men go public - expanding Xavier's school to train a new generation of mutants including the insect-like Angel, the bird-boy Beak, the living sandstorm Dust and eerie telepathic quintuplets the Stepford Cuckoos. COLLECTING: NEW X-MEN 114-154, ANNUAL 2001
For millions of years, mankinds place on Earth was unchallenged--until five young people paved the way for a new kind of human. These are the hidden stories of the team that laid the foundation of a mutant dynasty. This volume collects "X-Men: First Class" #1-#8. Young adult.
The Ultimates vs. the Ultimate X-Men: the battle begins! When the X-Men do the worst thing they could to humanity, the government orders Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and the rest of the Ultimates to bring them down. A small but lethal army, the Ultimates were created to face these and other newly rising threats to mankind. But the X-Men's founder, Professor X, hasn't been training his students for nothing - and the young mutants just might take out the Ultimates first. Next, with the X-Men still licking their wounds from their battle with the Ultimates, can Professor Xavier's mutant team possibly survive the return of their most powerful foe? Witness the return of Magneto! Collects Ultimate War #1-4, and Ultimate X-Men #26-33.
Peter Parker's worst nightmare has come true: One of Spider-Man's enemies has learned his secret identity and is using that knowledge to strike at Peter's family. Now, his Aunt May has been kidnapped - and his wife, Mary Jane, may be next. Forced into a personal battle against a mysterious foe devious enough to ensnare him in a vicious game of cat-and-mouse, Spider-Man must battle more than a dozen of his deadliest enemies to rescue his aunt. With the clock rapidly ticking down, will Spider-Man earn his greatest triumph or suffer his greatest defeat? In a spellbinding story superbly illustrated by fan-favorite artists Terry Dodson and Frank Cho, best-selling writer Mark Millar presents his definitive take on Marvel's greatest hero - reinterpreting classic Spider-Man foes such as Dr. Octopus and the Vulture, and introducing an all-new Venom! Collecting MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN #1-12.