Charles Xavier is dead - killed in the past during a time-travel accident - and without his dream, the world has become a nightmare! Apocalypse rules with an iron fist, ruthlessly enforcing his "survival of the fittest" creed...but hidden among a downtrodden humankind are Magneto's ragtag freedom fighters: the X-Men! COLLECTING: UNCANNY X-MEN 320-321, X-MEN 40-41, CABLE 20, X-MEN ALPHA, AMAZING X-MEN 1-4, ASTONISHING X-MEN 1-4, FACTOR X 1-4, GAMBIT & THE X-TERNALS 1-4, GENERATION NEXT 1-4, WEAPON X 1-4, X-CALIBRE 1-4, X-MAN 1-4, X-MEN OMEGA, AGE OF APOCALYPSE: THE CHOSEN, X-MEN ASHCAN 2
Collects X-Factor (1986) #108-109, Uncanny X-Men (1963) #319-321, X-Men (1991) #38-41 & Cable (1993) #20. Legion, the supremely powerful son of Charles Xavier, wants to change the world - and he's traveled back in time to kill Magneto to do it! Can the X-Men stop him, or will the world as we know it cease to exist? Featuring the last day of Cable's life; Gambit vs. Sabretooth; the beginning of Archangel and Psylocke's relationship; and Mystique, bent on revenge! Witness the final moments in the lives of the X-Men before their world changes forever!
Experience some of the greatest stories the X-Men franchise has to offer! It's milestone after mutant milestone, beginning with the complete Brood Saga! Then, Chris Claremont rises to find perhaps his most poignant and challenging expression of the mutant metaphor in "God Loves, Man Kills." His work with Frank Miller on Wolverine skyrocketed the character's popularity, setting the stage for his breakout as a global icon. COLLECTING: UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) 154-175, X-MEN ANNUAL (1971) 6-7, MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL (1982) 5, WOLVERINE (1982) 1-4, SPECIAL EDITION X-MEN (1983) 1, MAGIK (1983) 1-4
Onslaught is here! The fury of Magneto plus the psionic might of Charles Xavier equals very bad news for the Marvel Universe! Now, discover exactly how this mental monster came to be - and the full extent of the havoc wreaked on the X-Men, the Avengers and pretty much everybody else! As the truth slowly dawns about the nature of the evil they face, how much are Marvel's greatest heroes prepared to sacrifice to save the world? COLLECTING: Cable (1993) 32-36; Uncanny X-Men (1963) 333-337; X-For ce (1991) 55, 57-58; X-Man 15-19; X-Men (1991) 53-57, Annual '96; X-Men Unlimited (1993) 11; Onslaught: X-Men, Marvel Universe, Epilogue; Avengers (1963) 401-402; Fantastic Four (1961) 415; Incredible Hulk (1968) 444-445; Wolverine (1988) 104-105; X-Factor (1986) 125-126; Amazing Spider-Man (1963) 415; Green Goblin 12; Spider-Man (1990) 72; Iron Man (1968) 332; Punisher (1995) 11; Thor (1966) 502; X-Men: Road to Onslaugh t 1; material from Ex calibur (1988) 100, Fantastic Four (1961) 416
The thrilling saga that commemorated the X-Men's 30th anniversary is brought to you in its entirety! As Magneto's Acolytes amp up their attacks on Homosapiens everywhere, the X-teams join forces to put an end to their mad crusade against humanity once and for all. And as a mysterious disease begins creeping through the mutant community, claiming the lives of hated foe and dear friend alike, which X-Man will buckle under the strain? COLLECTING: UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) 298-300, 303-304, 315; X-FACTOR (1986) 92; X-FORCE (1991) 25; X-MEN UNLIMITED (1993) 2; X-MEN (1991) 25
Follow the epic journey of a baby from ancient Egypt, cast out for the color of his pale blue skin, as he rises through the ages to become humanity's greatest enemy! Rescued and raised to believe in the survival of the fittest, the child of destiny known as En Sabah Nur is targeted by the pharaoh's scheming vizier Ozymandias -and the time-traveling Rama-Tut! Millennia later, join timetorn Cyclops and Phoenix in the 19th Century, caught between Apocalypse and Mr. Sinister! COLLECTING: RISE OF APOCALYPSE 1-4, FURTHER ADVENTURES OF CYCLOPS & PHOENIX 1-4, X-MEN: APOCALYPSE/DRACULA 1-4, BLACK KNIGHT: EXODUS, FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) 19
The world groans under the Darwinian conqueror Apocalypse's rule. Under his thumb, America has become a dark and dangerous dystopia where mutants rule, humankind suff ers, and survival of the fi ttest is all! But in the shadows, the freedom fighters known as the X-Men - following a tenuously thin thread of hope - continue their dangerous and multi-pronged plan to restore the true Marvel Universe. COLLECTING: ASTONISHING X-MEN (1995) 2-3, AMAZING X-MEN (1995) 2-3, GAMBIT AND THE X-TERNALS 2, GENERATION NEXT 2, WEAPON X (1995) 2, X-CALIBRE 2-3, FACTOR X 2-3, X-MAN 2-3, X-UNIVERSE 1, MATERIAL FROM X-MEN: YEAR OF THE MUTANTS COLLECTORS PREVIEW
The super-sized, slipcased "Adamantium Collection" format is back, and it's the X-Men's turn in the spotlight! It's the best and brightest moments from the mighty mutants' long and storied history, like you've never seen them before - and packed with dozens of extras! Thrill to the X-Men's debut, seminal battles against Magneto and the Sentinels, the classic "Days of Future Past" and "God Loves, Man Kills" stories, Magneto's return, Cyclops and Jean Grey's wedding, Cassandra Nova's deadly attack on mutantkind, the discovery of a cure for mutation, the X-Men's exodus to San Francisco, and the original teen team's shocking arrival in the present day! COLLECTING: X-Men (1963) 1, 57-59, 141; Uncanny X-Men (1981) 142, 500; Marvel Graphic Novel 5: X-Men - God Loves, Man Kills; X-Men (1991) 1-3, 30; New X-Men (2001) 114-116; Astonishing X-Men (2004) 1-6; All -New X-Men 1-5
As protesters lay siege to the Xavier Institute, mutant mentor Professor X lies in a coma - dying, trapped within the shattered form of his evil twin! Cassandra Nova inhabited Xavier's body and escaped to the stars in the wake of her initial encounter with the X-Men; now, the psionically empowered psychopath is returning to Earth - possessed of the most powerful mutant mind on the planet, and with the might of the Shi'ar Imperium at her back! She brought an interstellar empire to its knees. Can even the X-Men hope to halt her mad rampage? Collecting NEW X-MEN (2001) #122-126.
Return to the Age of Apocalypse, as the X-Men make their final stand against the evil Weapon X - and lose! With Jean Grey and Sabretooth at their lowest, a new team must rise to take the old one's place - but what makes the X-Terminated so drastically different? Jean finds herself on the run - from Cyclops! But whose side are the AoA versions of Quentin Quire, the Hulk and Doctor Doom on? It all builds to a final showdown between the X-Terminated and Weapon X, with Jean's fate hanging in the balance! Will anybody be left to join the Astonishing X-Men and X-Treme X-Men in multi-versal battle to save reality? COLLECTING: UNCANNY X-FORCE (2010) 19.1, AGE OF APOCALYPSE (2012) 1-14, X-TREME X-MEN (2012) 12-13, X-TERMINATION 1-2, ASTONISHING X-MEN (2004) 60-61, MATERIAL FROM POINT ONE 1
What happens when you combine an industry veteran at the top of his game with a hot, up-and-coming young artist, and let them loose on Marvel's mightiest mutants? You get a fan-favorite, multi-year X-Men run unequaled in style, pizzazz and wall-to-wall action! It's Chris Claremont's most ambitious story arc ever, featuring Jim Lee's dynamic debut issues and major changes to the X-Men's status quo! Jubilee debuts just as the X-Men disband, granted new lives by the Siege Perilous! The Reavers enact gruesome revenge on Wolverine and decimate Muir Island, while Psylocke is transformed into a ninja! The Shadow King makes his play for Storm, culminating in the action-packed introduction of Gambit! Wolverine's hidden past with Captain America and the Black Widow is revealed! And this is just the first volume! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN #244-269, X-MEN ANNUAL (1970) #13 and CLASSIC X-MEN #39.
X-Men superstars Chris Claremont and Jim Lee bring their legendary run to an earth-shattering crescendo! The X-Men are shanghaled into outer space to outwit a Skrull infiltration and return Princess Lilandra to the throne--while back on Earth, X-Factor must contend with the return of Apocalypse and the loss of Cyclops' son, Nathan Christopher! Then, both teams unite to face the menace of the Shadow King, leading into an all-new era as the X-Men evolve once again--becoming more than merely Uncanny! And they'll need to be in full fighting form when Magneto gains a cult following, Omega Red returns to menace Wolverine, the time-traveling Bishop joins the team, and the alien Brood assimilate Ghost Rider! All this and Mojo, too--or is it Mojo II?--as the X-Men's most iconic creators cataplut the team into the 1990s! COLLECTING: UNCANNY X-MEN (1963) 273-280; X-FACTOR (1986) 63-70; :X-MEN (1991) 1-9, 10-11 (A STORIES); GHOST RIDER (1990 26=27.
Magneto; a man embittered by loss. Avalon; a world created for the survival of his chosen people--mutants--sworn to follow a madman's lead. Charles Xavier; the most powerful mind on earth, whose Dream for peaceful co-existence between humans and mutants may be the earth's last hope. Wolverine; the berserker mutant whose adamantium skeleton may be the very thing that destroys him.X-Men! X-Force! X-Factor! And Excalibur! Still reeling from the death of one of their own--they now face their greatest enemy in a battle that could mean the end of the world!