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Dream-team creators Joss Whedon (TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and John Cassaday (Planetary, Captain America) present the explosive, all-new flagship X-Men series - marking a return to classic greatness and the beginning of a brand-new era for the X-Men! Cyclops and Emma Frost re-form the X-Men with the express purpose of "astonishing" the world. But when breaking news regarding the mutant gene unexpectedly hits the airwaves, will it derail their new plans before they even get started? As demand for the "mutant cure" reaches near-riot levels, the X-Men go head-to-head with the enigmatic Ord, with an unexpected ally - and some unexpected adversaries - tipping the scales!

Collects Astonishing X-Men (#1-6)


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An Astonishing Gift 0

I have recently decided to read, and re-read certain X-Men stories, having a mixture of both classic, and modern stories, with most of them being critically acclaimed. This however is the first modern one I have reached since I made this decision, and I plan on reading/reviewing more from this series.PlotThe announcement of a mutant cure rocks the mutant population with some wanting it, and some like the X-Men against it. In their attempt to find out how this cure came about the X-Men face an al...

6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

Would you take the cure if it meant you could be like everyone else? 0

I went into this book with very high expectations as I heard really great things about this run and loved the premise, and I can say this story exceeded my expectations. One thing I have always loved about the X-Men was the struggles they faced against humans and I feel this story arc does a great job of that. The story is basically this, someone has discovered a cure for mutants and this has divided the mutant community. The X-Men decide to investigate this cure with plans to destroy the cure. ...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Simply Astonishing 0

The Story: Cyclops and Emma Frost re-form the X-Men with the intention of astonishing the world. With breaking news of a mutant cure, it causes friction among X-Men members. The X-Men face the villainous Ord and are eventually aided by someone they believed to be dead.  My Thoughts:This X-Men series is written by Joss Whedon who starts the series off with a bang. Whedon is clearly a "Gifted" writer as he so eloquently puts together a well developed script that lays the foundation for a great ser...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
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