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Chris Claremont is best known for his work on Marvel Comics' The Uncanny X-Men, during which time it was the bestselling comic in the Western Hemisphere; he has sold more than 100 million comic books to date. Recent projects include the dark fantasy novel Dragon Moon and Sovereign SevenTM, a comic book series published by DC Comics. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.George Lucas is the founder of Lucasfilm Ltd., one of the world's leading entertainment companies. He created the Star Wars and Indiana Jones film series. Among his story credits are THX 1138, American Graffiti, and the Star Wars and Indiana Jones films. He lives in Marin County, California.
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Chris Claremont and John Byrne’s collaboration ranks among the greatest comics has ever known. But of their many iconic X-MEN stories, none was more epic or influential than the “Dark Phoenix Saga”! The X-Men have fought many battles, set out on galaxy-spanning adventures and grappled with enemies of limitless might, but nothing could prepare them for their most shocking fight: One of their own teammates, Jean Grey, has gained power beyond all comprehension, corrupting her into the Dark Phoenix! Now the X-Men must fight the woman they cherish, or her unquenchable fire will consume the universe itself! Also featuring Wolverine vs. Wendigo, the dystopian “Days of Future Past” and more!
With the original X-Men captured, Professor X recruits an all-new, all-different team to take on the mantle of the Uncanny X-Men! Including Wolverine, Storm, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Banshee, Sunfire and Thunderbird, this new international cast redefined super-hero teams forever. The transition from old team to new won't come easy, though: WOLVERINE VS. THE PUNISHER and Cyclops clash! X-Man battles X-Man! Death and rebirth visit the team! And an old nemesis returns! Plus: the first hints of Alpha Flight and the Weapon X program, the team's first outer-space saga with the Starjammers, and rare early X-Men adventures! With comic-book titans Chris Claremont, Dave Cockrum and John Byrne at the helm, the X-Men's rise to the peak of popularity starts here!
Outback - and out-gunned! The X-Men are brought to their lowest point as the team slowly breaks apart - but who will rise to take their place? When Nanny attacks the X-Men's Australian base, tragedy strikes for Storm! The cyborg Reavers take their revenge - and they've got brutal plans for Wolverine! The mystical Siege Perilous heralds a fresh start for the besieged mutants, but Psylocke will find herself transformed into the Mandarin's ninja assassin! Can Jubilee and a grievously injured Wolverine bring her back to the light? Meanwhile, a new team forms on Muir Island, but Legion's secret means tragedy for Freedom Force! Banshee and Forge begin a quest for the missing X-Men, but they'll encounter more than they expected! And the mutant thief Gambit makes his uncanny entrance! Superstar Jim Lee debuts for an X-citing new era!
A legendary team is born! Meet the United Kingdom's champion, Captain Britain, and his paramour, the metamorphic Meggan! They'll band together with former X-Men Nightcrawler and Kitty Pryde when Gatecrasher and her Technet are sent to capture Rachel "Phoenix" Summers! From their lighthouse base, the heroes of Excalibur will tackle the ferocious Warwolves, the unstoppable Juggernaut and Mojo mayhem! Things get wild with Arcade, the Crazy Gang and the X-Babies — and really heat up as Excalibur is drawn across the Atlantic to an Inferno raging in New York! And don't forget Lightning Squad, the alternate Nazi versions of Excalibur! Plus: Who or what is Widget?
Meet the future of the X-Men! Karma. Wolfsbane. Sunspot. Cannonball. Moonstar. They're teenagers, thrown together by the X-gene that makes them different. Follow the adventures of these young mutants from Karma's first meeting with Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four to their early days at the Xavier School! The New Mutants' on-the-job training begins in earnest with battles against Sentinels, the Silver Samurai, Viper and the Hellfire Club; a team-up with Spidey and Cloak and Dagger — and the team gets a taste of life as X-Men in a disturbing encounter with the Brood! Plus: Meet fiery new recruit Magma, and discover how Colossus's sister, Illyana, became the demon sorceress known as Magik!
The end of an era for the X-Men! The original team, now called X-Factor, takes center stage when Proteus returns from the grave. But when Apocalypse strikes, infecting Cyclops' son Nathan with a deadly virus, Cyclops must make a bitter sacrifice! And the current X-Men return to Earth to find that Professor X's old foe the Shadow King has risen -and taken over Muir Island! It will take X-Factor and the X-Men's combined strength to triumph...and when the dust clears, the two teams will become one! An uncanny new era begins as the reunited X-Men go back to basics - beginning with a deadly confrontation with Magneto and his fanatical Acolytes!
Marvel’s stronger-than-steel man of the streets, Luke Cage, partners with the mystic kung-fu master Iron Fist in the beginning of one of the greatest teams in comic-book history! Together, Power Man and Iron Fist are heroes for hire, taking on any any job, any challenge — so long as their clients can meet the price. But both heroes have long pasts and old foes out to destroy them. Between those menaces and making ends meet, it’s a life short on downtime and long on action! This inaugural Epic Collection features the beginning of our heroes’ partnership; guest appearances by the X-Men, and Colleen Wing and Misty Knight — the Daughters of the Dragon; and classic villains including Nightshade, Bushmaster and Sabretooth!
Amazing adventures across the Marvel Multiverse! England's premier superteam takes their show on the road in an interdimensional odyssey. Kitty Pryde, Nightcrawler, Rachel Summers, Captain Britain and Meggan face a truly epic journey through incredible alternate dimensions, guest-starring nearly every hero and villain you can think of - or very unreasonable facsimiles thereof! But what do Crusader X, Centurion Britannus, Chevalier Bretagne and Lady London all have in common? Why, they're all Captain Britain, of course! Traumatic transformations and titanic tricksters await!
A Himalayan expedition to find the mystical city of K'un Lun left nine-year-old Daniel Rand's parents dead, but Daniel found the path to K'un Lun and spent a decade there training under its immortal inhabitants. He became an unmatched master of martial arts and spiritual control; armed with the shattering power of the iron fist, Daniel left immortality behind to set out into the Western world and avenge his parents' deaths. In tales packed with wall-to-wall kung-fu action, Iron Fist runs a gauntlet through the Kara-Kai death cult, ninja adversaries and mystic dimensions -- joined by Misty Knight and Colleen Wing. Iron Fist's skill in both mind and body will be tested -- until his final showdown with the Steel Serpent!
Chris Claremont reunites with Dave Cockrum for another run of X-Men classics! And they're putting the all-new, all-different mutants they made famous into an action-packed pressure cooker through Arcade, Doctor Doom and Garokk that blows its top with the return of Magneto in an anniversary extravaganza! Next, it's the immortal "Kitty's Fairy Tale," a storybook fantasy with a twist! Brent Anderson draws a double-sized annual teaming the X-Men with the Fantastic Four against the barbarian Arkon! And just because we love ya, we're including the iconic first appearance of Rogue - as she and her fellow Evil Mutants battle the Avengers! Also featuring guest-appearances by Spider-Woman and Dazzler, a fan-favorite Savage Land saga and three truly bizarre X-Men rarities!