Edited and with an introduction by Stan Lee, co-creator of the X-Men. An extraordinary collection of new stories celebrating five decades of the world's most popular Super Hero team!
They are mutants -- born with extraordinary powers, and hated by mankind for being different from normal human beings. Yet the X-Men are mankind's greatest champions against the forces of chaos. Now five writers have produced five thrilling adventures that span the five decades of the X-Men. In a compelling and sensitive story, John J. Ordover (The Ultimate Silver Surfer) shows how difficult it is for a super hero teenager to have a life outside of the X-Men team.
Sholly Fisch (X-Men Legends) delivers a gripping saga of tarnished dreams and twisted ambition that finds the X-Men in a life-and-death battle against the sinister biotech firm Genentech and the man who has unwittingly given Genentech the means to destroy all mutantkind.
Thomas Deja (The Ultimate Hulk) examines Havok's struggle to emerge from the shadow of his older brother, Cyclops, and how that fight becomes ensnared in a battle to keep himself and a new X-Men team alive against an attack by a terrifying menace from another dimension.
Glenn Greenberg (The Ultimate Hulk and Untold Tales of Spider-Man) reveals the shocking fate that awaits Reverend William Stryker, the founder of the Stryker Crusade in the acclaimed X-Men Graphic Novel God Loves, Man Kills the moment he steps out of prison.
And Madeleine E. Robins (Daredevil: The Cutting Edge) presents a powerful tale of teenage trauma in which the X-Men fight to stop a disaster erupting at New York City's LaGuardia airport and save an adolescent girl with newly-manifested mutant abilities from a teacher who is one of her closest friends -- and secretly one of her most dangerou enemies. This collection is a must for all true Marvel fans everywhere!...Continua