PREVIEW: "Uncanny X-Men" #497 ties into "X-Men: Divided we Stand"

Fri, March 28th, 2008 at 12:00am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

As Cyclops and Emma Frost try to save Angel-and the entire city of San Francisco-from something unexplainable, Wolverine, Colossus and Nightcrawler must face Russia's deadly Red Room! Uncanny X-Men #497, from Eisner-winning scribe Ed Brubaker (Captain America, Daredevil, Criminal) and rising star artist Michael Choi, continues the acclaimed story of a world without X-Men, with the former superheroes attempting to move on after the events of Messiah CompleX. An X-Men: Divided We Stand tie-in, this issue continues the red-hot storyline that has fans and critics alike buzzing!

Steven M. Bari of ComicsBulletin.Com gushed, "Salivate over Mike Choi's art. His work isn't just perfect anatomically and thematically. It's sexy!"

"Ed Brubaker is obviously having a lot of fun with his latest Uncanny X-Men arc. I'm glad to say I am too," said Jesse Schedeen of IGN.Com.

Retailers, check the Marvel Mailer for special ordering instructions regarding the Uncanny X-Men #497 Djurdjevic Variant by rising star artist Marko Djurdjevic (Thor)!

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on all X-Men titles, as the Divided We Stand tie-ins continue to sell out at Diamond and generate buzz. As Wolverine, Colossus and Nightcrawler's road trip takes a turn for the worse…can mutantkind survive without the X-Men? Find out in Uncanny X-Men #497!

UNCANNY X-MEN #497 (FEB082261)

UNCANNY X-MEN #497 DJURDJEVIC VARIANT (JAN088351)

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL CHOI

Rated T+ …$2.99

FOC-4/3/08, On-Sale-4/23/08

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