Series Spotlight

Start Here: X-Men

New to comics or looking to read up on the Children of the Atom? Try one of these introductory series or story arcs, recommended by the Marvel Unlimited team!

Start Here: X-Men

House of X

in House of X (2019) #1

Powers of X

in Powers of X (2019) #1

Jonathan Hickman continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X reveals the secret past, present and future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after. Don't miss the next seminal moment in the history of the X-Men!

Dawn of X

in X-Men (2019) #1

Mutantkind has a sovereign homeland, and a whole new set of rules, in the kickoff issue to the Dawn of X lineup that expands on the world built in HOUSE OF X/POWERS OF X. Follow Cyclops' squad of hand-picked X-Men in this MU favorite.

New Kids on the Block

in X-Men (2021) #1

Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Sunfire, Rogue, Wolverine, Synch and Polaris are the chosen champions of mutantkind, and they will not shrink from any battle for their home planet. Writer Gerry Duggan reteams with superstar artist Pepe Larraz to chart the course of the X-Men in a world of the Reign of X!

X-Men Disassembled

in Uncanny X-Men (2018) #1

in Uncanny X-Men (1963) #1

Dark Phoenix Saga

in Uncanny X-Men (1963) #128

Days of Future Past

in Uncanny X-Men (1963) #141

In a too-close-for comfort future, the X-Men and their dream have died. The current landscape is ruination and despair, where Sentinels enslave mutants and humanity is overrun. Read this classic time-twister through #142.

New Crew

in Giant-Size X-Men (1975) #1

Step aside, Original Five! From the ashes of a disastrous mission, Professor X recruits an international team: Wolverine, Storm, Thunderbird, Nightcrawler, Sunfire, Colossus and Banshee! This issue also marks the first appearance of Storm, Nightcrawler and Colossus!

in X-Men (1991) #1

Age of Apocalypse

in Uncanny X-Men (1963) #320

X-Men by Whedon, Cassaday & Martin

in Astonishing X-Men (2004) #1

We can never get enough of the revamp title that ushered in a sleek, new age for the Children of the Atom. Writer Joss Whedon astonishes. Impactful, appealing, and perfect for new readers.

New Mutants

in New Mutants (1983) #1

The second generation X-Men! A group of vastly powered teenagers, unique in personality, assembles under the tutelage of Professor X. Introducing Cannonball, Sunspot, Dani Moonstar, Wolfsbane and Karma!

in X-Force (1991) #1

Academy X

in New X-Men (2004) #1

This series reminds us of a John Hughes movie mixed with super heroics: a great blend of high drama and powers. Dani Moonstar and Emma Frost are among the veteran X-Men asked to teach the next class. Some students are willing to embrace the challenges of mutantdom, others not so much.

House of M (2005) #1

in House of M (2005) #1

Try this event as a Reading List! With three little words, Scarlet Witch forever changes the Marvel landscape, eliminating 90% of the mutant populace, (after throwing the world into her dizzying counter-reality).

in X-Factor (2005) #1

Genesis to Revelations

in X-Men Legacy (2008) #208

Angels & Demons

in X-Force (2008) #1

Mutant Vs. Vampire

in X-Men (2010) #1

Vampires from around the globe are descending en masse to San Francisco, staking a brutal claim for the patch of land the X-Men now call their home!

in Wolverine & the X-Men (2011) #1

In this oddball series by writer Jason Aaron, Wolverine splits off from Scott Summers and bands together with Kitty Pryde to establish the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning in Westchester, New York. A back-to-basics beginning!

Sinister World

in Uncanny X-Men (2011) #1

Now divided into two factions, Cyclops leads his supporting X-Men into conflict with Mister Sinister. And this newly resurrected Essex is creepier than ever!


in X-Men Legacy (2012) #1

Legion: Trauma

in Legion (2018) #1

A mind-bending head case from the brains of Peter Milligan and Wilfredo Torres! Legion seeks help from renowned psychotherapist Hannah Jones to delve into his fractured mind to fight his darkest personality. But the doctor brings her own demons with her...

Avengers Vs. X-Men

in Avengers Vs. X-Men (2012) #1

De-aged X-Men

in All-New X-Men (2012) #1

The five original X-Men have been plucked from yesteryear and sent to the present. How will they deal with the current state of Xavier's dream, and how will today's X-Men cope with facing their former selves?


in X-Men (2013) #1

Storm leads a team of famously formidable females: Rogue, Jubilee, Psylocke, Kitty Pryde and Rachel Summers, to take on an alien invasion and an eons-spanning war!

The New Revolution

in Uncanny X-Men (2013) #1

Cyclops ushers in a new Mutant Age, this time co-leading the X-Men with Magneto, Emma Frost and Magik. Their primary mission? To find and save new mutants before the feds get them first.

in X-Men: Gold (2017) #1

in X-Men: Blue (2017) #1

in X-Men: Red (2018) #1