X-Men by Chris Claremont and Jim Lee Omnibus - Volume 1 by Chris Claremont
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What happens when you combine an industry veteran at the top of his game with a hot, up-and-coming young artist, and let them loose on Marvel's mightiest mutants? You get a fan-favorite, multi-year X-Men run unequaled in style, pizzazz and wall-to-wall action! It's Chris Claremont's most ambitious story arc ever, featuring Jim Lee's dynamic debut issues and major changes to the X-Men's status quo! Jubilee debuts just as the X-Men disband, granted new lives by the Siege Perilous! The Reavers enact gruesome revenge on Wolverine and decimate Muir Island, while Psylocke is transformed into a ninja! The Shadow King makes his play for Storm, culminating in the action-packed introduction of Gambit! Wolverine's hidden past with Captain America and the Black Widow is revealed! And this is just the first volume! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN #244-269, X-MEN ANNUAL (1970) #13 and CLASSIC X-MEN #39.
 

About Chris Claremont

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Chris Claremont is one of the bestselling comic writers in the world. He wrote The Uncanny X-Men for seventeen years as well as the novelization of the movie X-Men 2. He has been the co-creator of several top-selling series for Marvel Comics, including Excalibur, Wolverine, New Mutants, and, in the United Kingdom, Captain Britain. He wrote the Star Trek twenty-fifth-anniversary graphic novel Debt of Honor and a Next Generation sequel, Cry, Vengeance, for DC Comics, as well as" "Alien/Predator: The Deadliest of Species for Dark Horse. His debut novel was Firstflight, the story of a young female astronaut in the twenty-first century, to which he wrote two sequels, Grounded and Sundowner. He collaborated with George Lucas on three novels in The Chronicles of the Shadow War, and has delved into fantasy with the publication of Dragon Moon, a dark fantasy novel co-authored with his wife, Beth Fleisher. The couple lives in Brooklyn with their two children. Marc Silvestri, a major twenty-year comic book veteran, has been involved with content development since his start at Marvel Comics. In a short amount of time he established himself as a dynamic force in the world of comic books, bringing a new vitality to the industry. As an artist, Silvestri was instrumental in the success of such popular Marvel comic book properties as Uncanny X-Men and Wolverine, and went on to build a fan following unmatched by few other creators. Silvestri's success in the publishing world has expanded into new areas of entertainment, including animation, action figures, live action television, features, interactive media, and international licensing. Acclaimed comic book illustrator Jim Lee was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1964. Today, Lee is the creative director of WildStorm Studios (which he founded in 1992) and the penciller for many of DC Comics' bestselling comic books, including All-Star Batman and Robin, The Boy Wonder and Batman: Hush. He also serves as the Executive Creative Director for the upcoming DC Universe Online videogame. With AVENGERS: KANG DYNASTY, Dwyer returns to his super-hero roots after garnering recognition in the comic-book "underground" for his cult hits LCD and Black Heart Billy.
 
Published September 19, 2011 by Marvel.
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Children's Books. Fiction

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