Marvel releases two new "Astonishing X-Men" covers by Simone Bianchi

Fri, July 18th, 2008 at 1:06pm PDT | Updated: July 18th, 2008 at 1:07pm

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"Astonishing X-Men" #26, 27

Marvel is proud to unveil superstar artist Simone Bianchi's new covers to Astonishing X-Men #26 and Astonishing X-Men #27, continuing his red-hot run on Marvel's popular mutants along with award-winning writer Warren Ellis!

With a quick sell out of Astonishing X-Men #25, Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on this critically-acclaimed series! The X-Men have a new home, a new mission and face a deadly new threat--but is returning member Storm enough to help Cyclops' team emerge victorious? Find out in Astonishing X-Men!

Pencils and Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI
Rated T+ ...$2.99
FOC--7/24/08 ON-SALE--8/13/08

Pencils and Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI
Rated T+ ...$2.99
FOC--8/28/08 ON-SALE--9/17/08

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