Marvel's "X-Men: Schism" #1 Sells Out, Heads Back to Press

Thu, July 14th, 2011 at 8:43pm PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Marvel is pleased to announce that X-Men: Schism #1 has immediately sold out at Diamond, and will claw its way back to shelves with an all new printing! This is it— Mutant mistrust hits a fever pitch when an old enemy launches an international crisis that will split the X-Men forever! Courtesy of Marvel Architect Jason Aaron and superstar artist Carlos Pacheco, the monumental steps towards a new mutant order begin here!

Fans and critics agree, X-Men: Schism #1 is the biggest X-Event of the year!

“This is how you kick off an event” – Chad Nevett, ComicBookResources.com

“[X-Men:] Schism is a great book with which to jump back into the X-Men franchise.” – George Marston, Newsarama.com

“In his first issue, writer Jason Aaron proves this particular storyline is well worth paying attention to amid all the other events on the market right now.” – Jesse Schedeen, IGN.com

“[X-Men:] Schism #1 is a good start and it gets the ideas flowing about the new trajectory for the mutant population.” – Iann Robinson, CraveOnline.com

As the Mutant civil war tears through the Marvel Universe, which former friends become sudden enemies? Find out as the X-Men go past the point of no return this August, only in X-Men: Schism #1 Second Printing Variant!

*Retailers please note that both of these second printing variants are of a limited quantity. These will be offered on a first come first serve basis and once stock has run out – no more additional copies will be available.

X-MEN: SCHISM #1 (of 5) SECOND PRINTING WOLVERINE VARIANT (MAY118146)
X-MEN: SCHISM #1 (of 5) SECOND PRINTING CYCLOPS VARIANT (MAY118147)
Written by JASON AARON
Pencils & Cover by CARLOS PACHECOFOC – 7/18/11, ON SALE – 8/3/11

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TAGS:  x-men schism, jason aaron, carlos pacheco, marvel comics

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