Marvel seem to have lots of exciting plans for the X-Men in the near future, what with the relaunch of Uncanny X-Men and the half dozen miniseries that will drop early next year. To help new readers get acquainted with the Merry Mutants and to allow existing readers to fill in some storytelling gaps, Marvel are set to release some brand new collections of some of the X-Men’s most popular stories.
The first round includes such milestones as “Dark Phoenix Saga” and “Mutant Massacre,” and they’re all loaded with insane amounts of talent: names like Chris Claremont, Louise Simonson, Walt Simonson, John Byrne, Ann Nocenti, John Romita, Jr., and Sal Buscema are just some of the legendary creators whose work can be found in these volumes. Perfect sets for any fan, no matter how long they’ve been reading. Check out the details below.
The Biggest and Best Adventures of Marvel’s Merry Mutants…These Are the X-MEN MILESTONES!
New York, NY—November 19, 2018—They are the tales of triumph and tragedy that changed Marvel’s mutants forever…and now, fans everywhere can relive these stories in a new series of trade paperbacks designed to form one complete library of X-Men events!
To start, dive into history with the tragic Jean Grey story that rocked the X-Men and the Marvel Universe in Dark Phoenix Saga by Chris Claremont and John Byrne! Brace yourself as the specter of death looms over three X-teams in Fall of the Mutants by Claremont, Louise Simonson, Marc Silvestri, Bret Blevins and Walter Simonson! And charge into the epic battle between the Morlocks and the Marauders in Mutant Massacre by Claremont, Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson, Ann Nocenti, John Romita Jr., Blevins, Rick Leonardi, Alan Davis, Barry Windsor-Smith, Terry Shoemaker, Butch Guice, Sal Buscema and Jon Bogdanove!
With this new collection, relive the X-Men’s best and the biggest storylines as their adventures remind you why the X-Men have been a cornerstone of the Marvel Universe for decades!
What other earth-shattering events will follow? Stay tuned to Marvel for more…
X-MEN MILESTONES: DARK PHOENIX SAGA
By Chris Claremont and John Byrne
X-MEN MILESTONES: FALL OF THE MUTANTS
By Chris Claremont, Louise Simonson, Marc Silvestri, Bret Blevins and Walter Simonson
X-MEN MILESTONES: MUTANT MASSACRE
By Chris Claremont, Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson, Ann Nocenti, John Romita Jr., Blevins, Rick Leonardi, Alan Davis, Barry Windsor-Smith, Terry Shoemaker, Butch Guice, Sal Buscema and Jon Bogdanove!
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