While Cyclops, Emma and Wolverine are off in Japan dealing with giant monsters, something dire happens that demands the X-Men's attention. With their leaders away, should the X-Men deny their help? HELL NO! Storm, Colossus and Kitty Pryde join Beast and Agent Brand to take on the Brood. But when intergalactic law prevents the destruction of an enemy who can only be defeated by extermination, the X-Men have a problem. Are Storm and her crew up to the task? And what is Cyclops going to say when he learns of this? Plus: join us for a special told-in-one story with emma Frost and Danger delivering on a promise back in ASTONISHING X-MEN #24. Don't miss this confrontation that has been brewing since 2008!
Collecting ASTONISHING X-MEN #38, #40, #42 and #43 - plus UNCANNY X-MEN #162 (1982), featuring the classic battle between Wolverine and the Brood!