Published October 30, 2020

First Look: The Prequel to ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

Chris Claremont and Salvador Larroca present ‘Uncanny X-Men #140.5,’ the prelude chapter to the famous X-event. Only available through Marvel Made.

Cover to UNCANNY X-MEN #140.5.

Almost forty years after Kate Pryde and the future X-Men took on a world overrun by Sentinels, the prequel chapter from dystopian epic “X-Men: Days of Future Past” is now being told. One of the most famous and acclaimed events in Marvel canon, this storyline followed a team of surviving mutants clinging to hope where there was little to be found.

The event’s original co-creator and writer Chris Claremont teams with legendary artist Salvador Larroca to fill in some important blanks from the X-Men’s war-torn future, covered in an all-new 20-page story that you can preview here.

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Only available in the Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle, UNCANNY X-MEN #140.5 will be included within the gorgeous faux-leather, hand-numbered hardcover that collects a handful of Claremont’s most notable works, alongside other exclusive offerings such as all-new lithographs from renowned artists like Phil Noto and Salvador Larroca, and an exclusive variant comic book cover of WOLVERINE (2020) #6 by Olivier Coipel. To make the hardcover one of the most rare and sought after collectibles for all X-Men fans, each copy will be signed by Chris Claremont and include one of four iconic X-Men quotes handwritten by the author.

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“[In UNCANNY X-MEN #140.5] fans get to see Nightcrawler and Bloody Bess save the world,” teases Claremont about this in-continuity issue set before UNCANNY X-MEN #141. “Wanna find out how? Get this collection.” has your exclusive first look at this tale from a Future Past, starring Nightcrawler, Bishop, Rachel Summers, and even an Armored Avenger. This story is only available through the Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle, so preorder yours today at

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From now through December 4, the Marvel Made Paragon Collection: Chris Claremont Premier Bundle will be available for pre-order on See here for more details.

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