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‘Guardians & X-Men: The Black Vortex’ Crossover

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Marvel has released the cover for the first issue of its upcoming cosmic crossover event: Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: The Black Vortex Alpha, which launches in February.

The issue will be penned by Sam Humphries (Ultimate Comics Ultimates, Uncanny X-Force), with art and cover by Ed McGuinness (Superman/Batman, Deadpool).  The Alpha issue will launch the crossover that will continue in issues of Guardians of the Galaxy, Legendary Star-Lord, All-New X-Men, Captain Marvel, Nova, Cyclops and more.

The Black Vortex is an ancient artifact that can unlock any user’s true cosmic potential, similar to Jean Grey’s transformation into the Phoenix, or Norin Radd becoming the Silver Surfer.  Now the Black Vortex has been claimed by gangster Mr. Knife and Thanos’ son Thane.  The Guardians of the Galaxy, the X-Men, and their allies must unite to save the universe from impending galactic chaos.

Heroes Fall & Villains Rise in AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS #3!

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This October, it all comes crashing down. Today, Marvel is proud to present your first look inside AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS #3, the next blockbuster chapter in the premier comics event of the fall. Superstar creators Rick Remender and Leinil Yu present your first look at the apocalyptic conclusion to Act I: The Red Supremacy as teams splinter, hearts are broken, and the fragile alliance of A and X shatters once more!

Though they now stand united against a common foe, their fragile alliance is not enough to stem the darkness. Coupled with the powers of Charles Xavier, the Red Skull’s terror knows no bounds. Battered and broken, the few surviving heroes must put their faith in unlikely allies, and give rise to the most vile syndicate known to man. Can the Red Skull be defeated? And at what cost? Would you destroy the Red Skull if it meant losing the very last piece of Charles Xavier?

As one of the last remaining heroes, the Scarlet Witch is forced to join forces with Dr. Doom – the man who twisted and abused her power to cause M-Day. If she can’t, she’ll have to watch those she loves most die. And a twist of fate will return one of the Marvel Universe’s greatest villains from beyond.

The world as we know it is gone. The Inversion is here. Don’t miss AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS #3 on sale in October!

The Illuminati Face a Reckoning in AVENGERS #29 – an ORIGINAL SIN Tie-In!

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This May, the collision of the Avengers and New Avengers is imminent as untold treacheries come finally come to light. Marvel is proud to present your first look at AVENGERS #29 – an Original Sin tie-in, from the New York Times No. 1 Bestselling Creative Team of Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Yu!

To stop multiversal armageddon the Illuminati, a secret cabal of the Marvel Universe’s greatest minds, had to do the unthinkable. To save a universe, Iron Man, Dr. Strange, Mr. Fantastic, the Black Panther, Namor, The Beast and Black Bolt were forced to assemble the most terrifying weapon in the known universe – the INFINITY GAUNTLET!

To protect their secret, they tampered with the memories of Captain America – erasing his knowledge of their terrible acts. But no secret stays buried forever. And Steve Rogers is about to discover the betrayal of his closest allies.

Information held by the all-seeing Watcher has restored Steve Rogers memories – and the Illuminati’s days are numbered. What unfathomable secrets have Tony Stark and his inner circle been keeping? What will happen when the Marvel Universe at large discovers their treachery? Steve Rogers and Tony Stark are on a dangerous collision course – and before it’s over, only one of them will be left standing.

The Earth-shattering clash of the Avengers and New Avengers is upon us, and it all starts here! But when the dust clears, is there still a world worth fighting for? Find out as Earth’s Mightiest are thrust headlong into Original Sin this May in AVENGERS #29!

Secrets Revealed in AVENGERS #29 – a Tie-In to ORIGINAL SIN!

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This May, the collision of the Avengers and New Avengers is imminent as treacheries come to light in AVENGERS #29 – an Original Sin tie-in!

The Illuminati, a secret cabal of the Marvel Universe’s greatest minds, was brought together for a single purpose – to protect the world from the threat of multiversal armageddon. But to save our entire universe, Iron Man, Dr. Strange, Mr. Fantastic, Namor, The Black Panther, The Beast and Black Bolt would have to do the unthinkable.

To protect their secret, they tampered with the memories of Captain America – erasing his knowledge of their terrible acts. But no secret stays buried forever. And Steve Rogers is about to discover the betrayal of his closest allies.

“Everything that has been going on in AVENGERS and NEW AVENGERS virtually from the start has been building to this moment,” says Executive Editor Tom Brevoort. “Now, all the cards are on the table—and the fallout from the Illuminati’s decision to erase Cap’s memories is going to require everybody to choose a side. From this point forward, events will accelerate faster and faster towards a shattering and unexpected climax! But first, the future awaits!”

With Captain America’s memories restored, the Illuminati’s days are numbered. The clash of the Avengers and New Avengers is upon us. What shocking secrets have Tony Stark and his secret inner circle been keeping? Find out as the truth stands revealed in AVENGERS #29!

X-Men: Battle of the Atom

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Marvel has announced new details about the 10-part X-Men: Battle of the Atom, the first major X-Men crossover event in more than three years, beginning in September and ending in October. Creators involved include Brian Michael Bendis, Jason Aaron, Brian Wood, Frank Cho, Stuart Immonen, Chris Bachalo, David Lopez, and Giuseppe Camuncoli.
 
To change the course of history and prevent Scott Summers’ mutant revolution, Hank McCoy brought the original X-Men, who were somewhat overwhelmed by the situation, into the present.  Meanwhile, the future X-Men travel back in time to warn the original X-Men to return to the past or mutantkind is doomed.
 
It’s a different kind of “civil war” in X-Men: Battle of the Atom
, which includes the teaming of unlikely allies, a mysterious plan by S.H.I.E.L.D., and the unforeseen consequences for tinkering with the fabric of time and space.

X-Men: Battle of the Atom titles include:

Part 1:  X-Men Battle of the Atom #1
Part 2:  All-New X-Men #16
Part 3:  X-Men #5
Part 4:  Uncanny X-Men #12
Part 5:  Wolverine & The X-Men #36
Part 6:  All-New X-Men #17
Part 7:  X-Men # 6
Part 8: Uncanny X-Men #13
Part 9:  Wolverine & The X-Men #37
Part 10:  X-Men: Battle of The Atom #2