Did you enjoy "X-Men: First Class" in theaters (Of course you did!) and now find yourself wondering where to learn more about Marvel's Merry Mutants?
Have no fear, we've got you covered! Check out these awesome comics featuring your favorite X-Men, and to find out where you can pick up your own copy of the books herein call 1-888-comicbook or visit www.comicshoplocator.com to find your local comic shop.
If you're looking to get in on the ground floor with the formation of a new team of X-Men, give ULTIMATE X-MEN ULTIMATE COLLECTION VOL. 1
a shot! Writer Mark Millar and artist Adam Kubert bring our heroes into the 21st century with a fresh take on the group of outcasts, assembled by Professor Xavier to combat Magneto's attempt to take over the world. The first Ultimate Collection brings together ULTIMATE X-MEN #1-12
in one titanic graphic novel filled with action, intrigue and more fun than you can imagine!
And if you want to jump in on the X-Men's current adventures, look no further than UNCANNY X-MEN #534.1, in stores now, as writer Kieron Gillen takes control of the team's flagship title. When the world learns Magneto has joined the ranks of the X-Men, the goup has a PR problem on their hands that may destroy the respect they've earned. You'll have to read it to learn what the fallout is! Then, pick up UNCANNY X-MEN #535, kicking off Gillen's first full story-arc as solo scribe on the series!
Speaking of Magneto, the young Erik Lehnsherr takes the spotlight in X-MEN: MAGNETO TESTAMENT
, collecting the five-issue limited series
of the same name. Written by Greg Pak and drawn by Carmine Di Giandomenico, MAGNETO TESTAMENT explores Magneto's youth in war-torn Europe and his experiences in the Nazi concentation camps. Giving readers insight into the suffering that forged Magneto into the man he would become, this dramatic story adds even more layers to one of the most complex characters in the Marvel Universe, and one of the stars of "X-Men: First Class."
Finally, if it's more of Sebastian Shaw, Emma Frost and the rest of the Hellfire Club that you're after, you can't miss their first appearances from UNCANNY X-MEN #129-134
, forming the crux of the classic X-MEN: THE DARK PHOENIX SAGA
collection. Shaw and his White Queen bring the fight to the X-Men in one of their greatest stories, courtesy of Chris Claremont and John Byrne. Fans of Kevin Bacon and January Jones' performances as Shaw and Emma in "X-Men: First Class" won't be disappointed by this exciting epic!To find a comic shop near you, call 1-888-comicbook or visit www.comicshoplocator.com Pre-order your "X-Men: First Class" movie tickets now on Fandango, Moviefone or MovieTickets.com, and stay tuned to Marvel.com for all things X-Men!