Marvel Universe

Celebrate 60 Years of the X-Men

Dive into the history and creative legacy of Marvel’s mutants across six decades, from their beginnings as the Original Five to their present era in the Krakoan Age!

X-Men: 60th Anniversary

Meet the Original Five

in Uncanny X-Men (1963) #1

Telepath Charles Xavier accepts his first students! Driven by a dream of equality, the X-Men come together to represent the peaceful coexistence between human and mutant. But Cyclops, Iceman, Angel, Beast and Marvel Girl encounter a very different philosophy in issue #1—radical, fear-mongering Magneto.

New Decade, New Team

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!

Rise of the Dark Phoenix

in Uncanny X-Men (1963) #129

Chris Claremont and John Byrne deliver one of the most celebrated Super Hero arcs of all time. The psychic Phoenix Force possesses original member Jean Grey…corrupting her with god-like power. Read through issue #137.

X-Men Blue & Gold

in X-Men (1991) #1

The 90’s flagship X-series! Cyclops and Storm divide their forces into two squads, the Blue and Gold teams. A fantastic entry point, this series is praised as one of the most defining takes on the X-Men.

"E for Extinction"

in New X-Men (2001) #114

Those who delight in the odd, step right up. Industry legends Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely collaborate on a bizarre vision that puts the “freak” in mutant. This series introduced a slew of unforgettable students that became mainstays.

Welcome to the Dawn of X

in House of X (2019) #1

Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman takes the reins of the X-Men universe! In HOUSE OF X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind…one that will bring mutants out of the shadow of mankind and into the light once more.