Marvel previews "Weapon X: First Class"

Mon, October 13th, 2008 at 12:08pm PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

"Weapon X: First Class" #1

Long before he became a member of the Uncanny X-Men and the New Avengers, the man named Logan was transformed into a the ultimate fighting machine by a government program named Weapon X—and now you can learn more about his past!! Weapon X: First Class #1 brings Eisner Award nominee Marc Sumerak (Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius) and fan favorite artists Mark Robinson & Tim Seeley together to take a new look inside the program that made Wolverine “the best there is at what he does.” Continuing the search for answers about his past, Logan turns to Charles Xavier, hoping his mentor will be able to unlock the secrets within his fragile mind. As the suspense mounts, layers of mystery are peeled back to reveal shocking truths, truths that even Logan isn’t ready for. And I’ll tell you something else he isn’t ready for —SABRETOOTH!

If that’s not enough, each extra-sized issue of this sensational limited series features a 10-page back up story starring members of the Weapon X program past and present! All this behind a breathtaking cover brought to you by fan-favorite artist Michael Ryan! It all begins here in Weapon X: First Class #1!

WEAPON X: FIRST CLASS #1 (of 3) (SEP082403)
WEAPON X: FIRST CLASS #1 VARIANT (SEP082404)
Written by MARC SUMERAK
Penciled by MARK ROBINSON & TIM SEELEY
Cover and Variant by MICHAEL RYAN
Rated A …$3.99
FOC—10/16/08, On-Sale—11/5/08

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