Top 10 X-Men Graphic NovelsMany cite it as a key reason they got into X-Men in the first place. That Jean turned out to be alive after all dilutes the climax and left some disappointed. What was once a single title of a small team is now a full-fledged franchise with dozens of books and far too many heroes to count. True, a lot of them turned out to be major messes and hugely disappointing. That was especially true in the s when Marvel was all about gimmick covers and flashy stuff. However, some stories are still excellent, whether a huge crossover event or a simpler and more contained tale. To celebrate their 30 th anniversary, the X-Men gave fans one really wild event.
10 X-Men Graphic Novels You Must Read Before You Die
Disney's ownership of the X-Men and Fantastic Four film rights guarantee a reboot for the X-franchise, which means another chance at seeing a few fan-favorite storylines adapted, this time with Marvel Studios in creative control. So let's take a look at best and the most important X-Men comics of all time to get ready for the new cinematic era that sits on the horizon. There is a reason the series was canceled before it was rebooted to massive popularity. The story featured the X-Men as they were attacked publicly by religious fanatic Reverend William Stryker, whose own son was born with an abnormal mutation that he considered an abomination against God. Morrison and Co. Chris Claremont and John Byrne's post-apocalyptic look at the X-Men highlighted an ugly end for the X-Men, in a future torn apart by the war between humans and mutants. While the actual storyline only lasted two issues, it left a lasting impression with fans and became a possible dark future that has haunted the team ever since.
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