They were mutants living in a world that hated and distrusted them! They made it their mission to find, protect, and train other mutants, though they often found themselves saving the very people who wanted to rid the world of them. The epic, human–mutant drama is seen in this volume, with 192 pages of iconic X-Men images, and text by comics legend Roy Thomas, author of 75 Years of Marvel Comics.
They debuted in 1963, but weren’t the instant sensations that the Fantastic Four or Spider-Man had been; twenty years later, they were the most exciting (or x-citing!) property in comics. Fans couldn’t get enough of Wolverine! Storm! Cyclops! Beast! Nightcrawler! Jean Grey!
Not to mention Professor X
, and his nemesis, Magneto
! The X-Men brought a level of nuance and storytelling sophistication that hadn’t been seen in mainstream comics, and now, with thousands of comics, and ten feature films to date, the X-Men have cemented their place as one of the greatest super hero teams in history
. With 192 pages of images, and text by Roy Thomas, The Little Book of X-Men
will be your favorite guide to comics’ greatest mutant team!