All-New X-Men, Volume 1: Yesterdays X-Men by Brian Michael BendisIts a blast from the past as the original five students of Professor X - Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel and Beast - are plucked from the past and brought to the present. But what they find, the state that their future selves are in and the state of Xaviers dream, is far from the future they dreamed of. And how will the X-Men of the present deal with their past coming crashing forward?
Collecting: All-New X-Men 1-5
X-Men Trade Paperbacks
The definitive, chronological, and up-to-date guide on collecting New Mutants, New X-Men, Young X-Men, and other X-Men-in-training comic books via omnibuses, hardcovers, and trade paperback graphic novels. Last updated December with titles scheduled for release through August X-Men launched as a comic book about a school of mutants, but by the early 80s it was clear that a team featuring the likes of Cyclops, Storm, and Wolverine had outgrown being students. Name: Email address:. Initially penned by regular X-scribe Chris Claremont, New Mutants started out as a full-fledged side team to the main X-Men book, complete with its own strong sense of mythology. Later, artist, plotter, and human monkey-wrench Rob Liefield pushed the book into a more militaristic direction leading up to its transformation into X-Force.
Figuring out which books to buy and in what order turns out to be a very complex task half research project, half detective novel. I also break down the major characters and creators for each group of issues. Back to Crushing Comics. Last night, someone asked if a particular upcoming omnibus of X-Statix comics would be appropriate [ ]. Or, some X-background, read my Intro to X-Men on a budget.
The series replaces Uncanny X-Men vol. X-Men ,  " Avengers Vs. X-Men led to it. It's almost like a Robert Altman movie. Plus, there will also be some new characters that you haven't met before. Following Cyclops's escape from prison after the war with the Avengers ,  he, Emma Frost , Magik and Magneto begin a crusade against mutant persecution, freeing mutants who are being held prisoner after their powers have manifested, violently striking out at the humans responsible at the same time. As the other X-Men bemoan their inability to strike back at Cyclops's actions without triggering a mutant civil war, a frustrated comment by Iceman about how the past Cyclops wouldn't tolerate his present self's actions inspires Beast to take action; he travels back in time to the early days of the Xavier Institute shortly after Professor X has taken a leave of absence and Beast's younger self was about to temporarily leave the X-Men for the first time  to recruit their assistance, informing them that Cyclops must come to the future to stop himself from committing mutant genocide.
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