School Is In For The Summer With "X-Men: First Class Special"

Mon, April 23rd, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

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Put one fan-favorite writer with four critically-acclaimed artists, add in the first X-Men team and you'll get the can't miss X-Men: First Class Special arriving this May. Acclaimed scribe Jeff Parker, whose work on the X-Men: First Class limited series demanded Marvel make it an ongoing series, is joined by classic X-artist Paul Smith, fan favorite Mike Allred, Nick Dragotta and Kevin Nowlan, drawing the first mutants to study at Xavier's Institute. In this 48 page special, fans will see the original five X-Men in three all-new tales.

As the critics have said in the past, no X-Fan can afford to miss X-Men: First Class. "Bottom line is that this title is one of the best X-books you can buy, and I would highly recommend you pick up the back issues," said Kevin Powers of SilverBulletComicBooks.Com.

Paul O'Brien Of TheXAxis.com commented that First Class is "an enjoyable title to pick up each month."

Newsarama.Com's Sarah Jaffe named X-Men: First Class one of her best of 2006, adding, "Jeff has kept the characters recognizable while adding dimension to both the fights and the funny."

With the X-Men: First Class ongoing series starting in June, don't miss your chance to jump onboard the series that takes you to school! This is the only place you can read about the X-Men's first adventures and X-Men: First Class Special is the perfect opportunity to learn why readers and critics alike can't stop raving about this series!

And be sure to check out the X-Men First Class HC on-sale in June collecting the first 8 issues of the critically acclaimed series!

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS SPECIAL (MAR072127)

Written by JEFF PARKER

Art by KEVIN NOWLAN, PAUL SMITH, MIKE ALLRED & NICK DRAGOTTA

Cover by KEVIN NOWLAN

48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

FOC- 4/26/07, On Sale 5/16/07

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS HC

Written by JEFF PARKER

Penciled by ROGER CRUZ

Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Rated A …$24.99

 
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