|aX-men :|bfirst to last /|cwriter, Christopher Yost
|aFirst to last
|aNew York :|bMarvel Worldwide,|c2011
|a1 v. (unpaged) :|bchiefly col. ill. ;|c27 cm
|a"Contains material originally published in magazine form as X-men |12-15 and X-men giant-size |1"--P. before t.p
|aX-Men giant size
|aSeeking to escape persecution from those who hate and fear them, the X-men created a new home for mutantkind just off the west coast of the United States, on an island they call Utopia. Under the leadership of Cyclops, the X-men safeguard their new sovereign nation against those who would see the already dwindling mutants species wiped out
Think you know everything there is to know about the original X-Men? Think again! Something happened to Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Beast, Angel, Iceman and Professor X years ago, a secret so horrible that it has been locked away in the dark corner of Cyclops' mind until today. What crisis strikes in the present that calls upon memories of the past? Witness the astonishing debut of the Evolutionaries! Who are the Evolutionaries and why doesn't anyone remember when they fought Xavier and his original fi ve X-Men? Cyclops and his crew on Utopia better fi gure out quick or the Evolutionaries are going to wipe out every human on the planet. That's right, every HUMAN.
Victor Gischler's debut novel Gun Monkeys was nominated for the Edgar Award, and his novel Shotgun Opera was an Anthony Award finalist. His work has been translated into Italian, French, Spanish and Japanese. He earned a Ph.D. in English at the University of Southern Mississippi. His fifth novel Go-Go Girls of the Apocalypse was published in 2008 by the Touchstone/Fireside imprint of Simon & Schuster.He has also writes American comic books like The Punisher: Frank Castle, Wolverine, Deadpool: Merc With a Mouth and Deadpool Corps for Marvel Comics. Gischler works now on X-Men.