Marvel Masterworks - The Uncanny X-Men

Marvel Masterworks - The Uncanny X-Men

The Uncanny X-Men Volume 9

by Chris Claremont

Hardback Publication Date: 27/01/2015

  $160.00
By 1982, the Uncanny X-Men had become the biggest franchise in comic books. Chris Claremont's writing rose to find perhaps his most poignant and challenging expression of the mutant metaphor in "God Loves, Man Kills," while his work with Frank Miller on Wolverine skyrocketed the character's popularity. With the culmination of Paul Smith's classic run - featuring the growing romance between Kitty Pryde and Colossus, the first appearance of Callisto and the Morlocks, Rogue's debut as an X-Man.

COLLECTING Uncanny X-Men (1981) 168-175, X-Men Annual (1970) 7, Marvel Graphic Novel (1982) 5, Wolverine (1982) 1-5

ISBN:
9780785191544
9780785191544
Category:
Graphic novels: superheroes & super-villains
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
27-01-2015
Language:
English
Publisher:
Marvel Worldwide, Incorporated
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
266.7x190.5x31.75mm
Weight:
1.24kg
Chris Claremont

Chris Claremont is one of the bestselling comic writers in the world. He wrote The Uncanny X-Men for seventeen years as well as the novelization of the movie X-Men 2. He has been the co-creator of several top-selling series for Marvel Comics, including Excalibur, Wolverine, New Mutants, and, in the United Kingdom, Captain Britain.

He wrote the Star Trek twenty-fifth-anniversary graphic novel Debt of Honor and a Next Generation sequel, Cry, Vengeance, for DC Comics, as well as Alien/Predator: The Deadliest of Species for Dark Horse. His debut novel was Firstflight, the story of a young female astronaut in the twenty-first century, to which he wrote two sequels, Grounded and Sundowner.

He collaborated with George Lucas on three novels in The Chronicles of the Shadow War, and has delved into fantasy with the publication of Dragon Moon, a dark fantasy novel co-authored with his wife, Beth Fleisher. The couple lives in Brooklyn with their two children. As the inspiration for the book Unintentional Humor T Brent Anderson is helping to teach the world about autism.

Sharing stories of his literal mind and the difficulties it often caused, make Brent an invaluable resource. He worked closely with the illustrators to ensure their cartoons accurately represent how he "saw" the expressions. Brent is providing stories for the second Unintentional Humor T book.

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