Marvel Comics has revealed new collections in the X-Men Milestones series, expanding its library of key moments in X-Men history as Jonathan Hickman begins a new era for the X-Men universe (see “Hickman Leads Way To New X-Men Universe, All Other X-Men Series To Be Canceled”). Five volumes will be released this Fall. Announced last November (see “Marvel Marks ‘X-Men Milestones’”), X-Men Milestones collect the biggest adventures of the X-Men’s past.
X-Men Milestones: Inferno
collects a story of demons and secrets as Limbo’s demon-lords corrupt Illyana Raspution and Madelyne Pryor to bring a horde of demons to New York City. Inferno
features work by Louise Simonson, Chris Claremont, Jon Bognadove, Marc Silvestri, Terry Shoemaker and Walt Simonson. The 496-page volume includes X-Terminators
1-4; Uncanny X-Men
(1981) 239-243; X-Factor
(1986) 35-39; New Mutants
(1983) 71-73. MSRP is $34.99 and releases in September.
X-Men Milestones: X-Tinction Agenda
finds the X-Men invading Genosha, a mutant-enslaving island, to rescue someone close to them. X-Tinction Agenda
is written by Chris Claremont and Louise Simonson, featuring the art of Rick Leonardi, Marc Silvestri, Jim Lee and Rob Liefeld. The 328-page volume includes Uncanny X-Men
(1981) 235-238, 270-272; New Mutants
(1983) 95-97; X-Factor
(1986) 60-62. MSRP is $34.99 and releases September/October.
X-Men Milestones: X-Cutioner’s Song
brings the true identities of Cable and his doppelgänger Stryfe to light as the X-Men, X-Factor and X-Force go to war with one another when friends are kidnapped and Professor X is assassinated. X-Cutioner’s Song
features work by Scott Lobdell, Fabian Nicieza, Peter David, Brandon Peterson, Jae Lee, Andy Kubert and Greg Capullo. The 368-page volume collects Uncanny X-Men
(1981) 294-297; X-Factor
(1986) 84-86; X-Men
(1991) 14-16; X-Force
(1991) 16-18; Stryfe’s Strike File
1. MSRP is $34.99 and releases in October/November.
X-Men Milestones: Fatal Attractions
brings the X-teams together to take on Magneto’s Acolytes that culminates with a showdown between Professor Xavier and Magneto after a devastating attack on Wolverine. Fatal Attractions
features work by Scott Lobdell, Joe Quesada, J.M. DeMatteis, Fabian Nicieza, Brandon Peterson, John Romita, Richard Bennett and Roger Cruz. The 504-page volume collects Uncanny X-Men
(1981) 298-300, 303-304, 315; X-Factor
(1986) 92; X-Force
(1991) 25; X-Men Unlimited
(1993) 2; X-Men
(1991) 25; Wolverine
(1988) 75; Excalibur
(1988) 71. MSRP is $44.99 and releases in November.
X-Men Milestones: Phalanx Covenant
collects the story of anti-mutant bigots resurrecting the Phalanx, a techno-organic alien nightmare that absorbs all in its path. Phalanx Covenant features work by Scott Lobdell, Chris Ciiper, Todd Dezago, Fabian Nicieza, Jan Duursema, John Romita, Joe Madureira, John Royle. The 488-page volume collects Uncanny X-Men
(1981) 305-306, 312-313, 316-317; Excalibur
(1988) 78-80, 82; X-Men
(1991) 36-37; X-Factor
(1986) 106; X-Force
(1991) 38; Wolverine
(1988) 85; Cable
(1993) 16. MSRP is $39.99 and releases in December.