X-Men ResurrXion Coming From Marvel

The X-Men were originally second stringer characters when Stan Lee and Jack Kirby created them back in 1963. It was canceled after a few years. When Marvel Comics resurrected the title, they became the Marvel’s marquee characters, and easily the biggest selling comics of the ’80s and ’90s.

X-Men Prime
X-Men Prime

In the last few years of comics they have put the beloved mutants through the wringer – they got de-powered, lost their school/home, their leader Cyclops went psycho, and they all eventually had to live in another dimension due to a deadly Inhuman plague. The X-Men started to barely resemble the team everyone who grew up with them loved.

Now Marvel is planning to go back to basics with the X-Men universe, and is relaunching the titles under the banner of “ResurrXion.” Among the titles are X-Men: Gold, featuring a retro ’80s line-up that includes Old Man Logan, Storm, Nightcrawler, Colossus, Kitty Pryde, and Rachel Grey; and X-Men: Blue, which features the original five members, or at least the teenage versions of themselves, brought forward into the present day and under the guidance of Magneto.

There’s also a new Generation X, featuring Jubilee; a Weapon X series featuring the deadliest mutant killers, as well as ongoing series for Cable, Iceman, and Jean Grey. Both Old Man Logan and the All-New Wolverine, best known to fans of the movie Logan as Laura/X-23, will continue their current numbering under the ResurrXion banner. Now Marvel has released a special ResurrXion trailer, which features the ’90s X-Men: The Animated Series theme, and which is sure to hit all your nostalgia buttons. by Eric Diaz

In the wake of war with the Inhumans, the X-Men regroup for a new era of action and excitement! Experience the next bold chapter in the saga of Marvel’s mutant heroes! ResurrXion

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