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The biggest event to hit the X-Men in ten years is here! Just when it looked like there was no possibility of a future for mutants, hope arrives. But the X-Men aren’t there to meet it – the Marauders and Purifiers beat them to it. Now the race is on to get the first new mutant since HOUSE OF M!

Reprints X-Men: Messiah Complex (one-shot), Uncanny X-Men #492-494, X-Men #205-207, New X-Men #44-46, X-Factor #25-27, and X-Men: Messiah Complex- Mutant Files.


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And there's Hope 0

This trade collects one of the most important story lines for the X-Men in the past 10-12 years. Why? Ever since Morrison's refresh of the X-Men in 2001, things have been building up to this point. We had M-Day which depowered most mutants. We had Civil War which showed that the X-Men were essentially in an internment camp post-M-Day. Deadly Genesis escalated what the Onslaught arc started with Xavier's fall from grace. And then we end up here. FINALLY there's a mutant born! Everyone fights to g...

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A classic X-Men crossover done completely right! 0

Overview.For me, the X-Men books are at their best when they're steeped in huge, overarching stories with big themes and big action. It's what I grew up on and it's what I get excited for when I pickup an X-book. Now, that said, I do not expect these type of stories all the time; rather, I prefer for them to be the culmination of a few years of slow-burn story. And this is exactly what Messiah CompleX is, and it does it so well.I recently reread Messiah CompleX in trade form--it's my third overa...

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An event that actually lived up to hype. 0

Cyclops takes a team of X-Men to Cooperstown Alaska and finds the place in flames. They come across several dead bodies and realize a battle took place between Mr. Sinister's group called the Marauders, and the mutant killing organization the Purifiers. The X-Men are searching for a new born baby whom happens to be the first mutant born since M-Day; and with no idea who has the baby, the X-Men are ready to engage both sets and anyone else who could have the child. -summary.X-Men: Messiah Complex...

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