X-Men Omnibus Vol. 1

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Stan Lee, Roy Thomas (Writers); Jack Kirby, Werner Roth, Alex Toth, Jack Sparling (Artists)

Brief Description: 

In these stories, X-Men creators Stan Lee and Jack Kirby introduced Marvel readers to the mutant mythos, a universe populated with teens struggling through newfound powers that were unusual to say the least. The first issue premiered with the tagline "The Strangest Super-Heroes Of All!", and early adopters of the comic had a ringside seat to the formation of characters that would stand the test of time.

Issues Reprinted: 

X-Men (1st series) #1-31


Included as extra content are: author biographies; afterwords by Stan Lee, Jon B. Cooke, Bruce Canwell and Roy Thomas; the original letters pages; unused cover art for issues #10 and #25; original art for issue #1; house ads announcing the series; covers of magazines were this title was reprinted first like Marvel Tales, Marvel Super-Heroes, Amazing Adventures, Essential Uncanny X-Men Vol. 1 and X-Men: The Early Years; and title pages made ex profeso for the reprints in Amazing Adventures.

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22nd March 2018 by Dean Clayton