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First Look: AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #0

What do Scarlet Witch and MODOK have to do with the upcoming battle?

We've been seeing a lot of teasers and covers for Avengers Vs. X-Men. Today, Marvel has revealed a look at some of the interiors. Brian Michael Bendis, Jason Aaron and Frank Cho are all on board to kick off the action in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #0.

For me, the big question is what exactly will Scarlet Witch's role be in all of this?

This March, fans worldwide cannot miss the essential opener to the biggest pop culture comic event of the year as Marvel is pleased to present your first look at Avengers VS. X-Men #0! Just before the Avengers and the X-Men go head to head, superstar creators Brian Michael Bendis, Jason Aaron & Frank Cho set up the crucial roles of the Scarlet Witch and Hope Summers before their allegiances come into question. With all eyes on Wanda and the Mutant Messiah, the Marvel Universe has become a powder keg on the verge of exploding! No fan can miss Avengers VS. X-Men #0, in stores and theMarvel Comics app this March!

You’ve heard It’s Coming—and this April The War Is Here in Avengers VS X-Men! All your favorite super heroes enter—and only one team will emerge victorious!

Which team will reign supreme? Join the conversation on Twitter with #AvX!
For more on Avengers VS X-Men, please visit http://avx.marvel.com

AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #0 (JAN120622)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & JASON AARON

Art & Cover by FRANK CHO

FOC – 3/5/12, ON SALE – 3/28/12

AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #1 (JAN120625)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, JASON AARON, MATT FRACTION, JONATHAN HICKMAN, ED BRUBAKER

Art by JOHN ROMITA JR.

Cover by JIM CHEUNG

FOC – 2/27/12, ON SALE – 4/3/12

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Edited by movieartman

FIRST!

omg i love you frank cho

and not just for the abundance of sexy i actualy love how he draws female Bodys like look at the witches legs they are realisticly muscular and semi thick but not unattractivly so. he finds that perfect balance. and he rarely makes Anatomy mistakes and unrealism like starfires spine in that pic of starfire drawn by Kennith Rockafort

Posted by The Poet

hmm....

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Posted by davidcraig123

Gotta say I'm glad to see MODOK's in it! I always thought he was an awesome character.

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

 

No fan can miss Avengers VS. X-Men #0,  in stores and theMarvel Comics app  this March!

Well I'll miss it. I'll miss the hell out of it.
Posted by Morgaine_Levesque

I'm in love with Frank Cho's art.

Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee

@movieartman: That doesn't have to be unrealism, Starfire is an alien, it could be how she is.

Posted by feargalr

My first proper marvel event :) I've only read a trade of civil war and i read schism but i don't really count that... All the pump

Posted by The Stegman

don't know about M.O.D.O.K but my guess is Wanda's gonna try and undue the destruction of the mutant race by bringing back the mutant's powers using Hope as a catalyst, which will also coincidentally lead to the return of the Phoenix Force/Jean Grey

Posted by Outside_85

Have a feeling that MODOK vs SW is just an opener to get things going, not really related to the event.

@movieartman:

Well her species are more related to cats than they are to monkeys.

Posted by ARMIV2

Frank Cho? Nice!

And that's what M.O.D.O.K is looking like now, eh? Neat-o.

Posted by Ganthetsward20

wouldn't it be crazy if SW and MODOK were secret lovers??!?! O.o as well as sorta gross

Edited by Gordo789

Is Frank Cho drawing this whole event? If so, my interest is piqued.

*derp*

I see that he is clearly not. Interest un-piqued.

Edited by AgeofHurricane

And Modok is somewhat relevant to this event, how exactly ?

Posted by Technicolorville

@Ganthetsward20:

Yeah that's kind of gross. I read "Avengers: Children's Crusade" and thought that Dr. Doom and Scarlet Witch made a decent couple. I'm a big fan of Dr. Doom, Scarlet Witch, and Magneto, which is why I read the series, which was mediocre. Too bad that Dr. Doom has an ego and is too power hungry the relationship was interesting but didn't work out.

Posted by MyraMyraMyra

Anyone else think that Scarlet Withc is in desperate need of a costume update? Her current look is so dated.

I'm still on the fence about whether I'm mildly interested in this crossover event, or just fantastically bored by the mere thought of it. So far, this first look isn't really increasing my excitement. The art is pretty, though.

Posted by KidSupreme

They should just call it (AVENGERS WINS AGAINST X-MEN) ... Come on we all know the AVENGERS would win hands down!

@Morgaine_de_Bourbon: Who does not love Frank Cho's work ... The dude is amazing! LoL :D

Posted by Cafeterialoca

@KidSupreme: They shouldn't win because the X-Men are a lot more powerful with mind readers and omega level mutants...but the Avengers will win because Marvel wants to promote the movie.

Posted by Decept-O

I know this is getting some hate already but I am enjoying the art I've seen thus far. No guarantee the story will be any good but I don't know, doesn't seem like a bad thing to me. Could be fun.

Posted by lykopis

I don't want to care, I don't want to care, I don't want to care.....GAH!

Posted by BlackArmor

,,,,,,looking forward to it....kinda....maybe....hmm

Posted by sweetesttoaster

Frank Cho's art looks awesome. I wonder what else he's done. Never really see him in anything

Posted by punkpuppy3

I thought Dr. Doom took her powers? I am really confused

Posted by mattydeNero

@sweetesttoaster said:

Frank Cho's art looks awesome. I wonder what else he's done. Never really see him in anything

Try Mighty Avengers #1-7.

Posted by WildStyle

Looking good.

Posted by DATNIGGA

@punkpuppy3: that changed in the latest comic she got them back from doom

Posted by zabrewolf

wanda is back <3

and yes, she need a new costume.

Posted by zackattack529

so this is a preview to avengers vs xmen and yet i see two characters i really dont like fighting it out with no dialouge. *sigh. why do i bother trying to get into marvel stuff.

Posted by Miss_Garrick

Marvel would have to pay me $1,000 to be barely interested, and another $2,000 to even look at the comic. YAWN!

Posted by Miss_Garrick

@The Stegman: That sound like Marvel. Have a story arc they declare will change everything and be world shattering, THEN press a big undo button 5 minutes later.

Posted by The Impersonator

Hmmmm.....

Posted by Abattoir_Noises

Frank Cho? Scarlet Witch vs. M.O.D.O.K. to start things off? I'm in.

Posted by Solarflare32

The two teams will unite against a threat hoping to use the pheonix force for their own ends such as mr sinister i'm betting

Posted by CellphoneGirl

@AgeofHurricane said:

And Modok is somewhat relevant to this event, how exactly ?

LOL i was wondering the same thing. Completely random villain.. well unless if they find a way to fit him in. lol

I do really love the artwork.

Posted by Scribbles

"Crab people, crab people...they taste like crab but they look like people!" (That's all I could think about when I saw the second page)

Posted by zabrewolf

Now my toughts:

- rachel summers is the new host for the phoenix force, more powerful than ever

- wanda use her powers to bring back jean grey(with the phoenix force)

- jean fight against rachel in tne most incredible marvel fight

- a lot of avengers and xmen die

- finally, jean grey is back with wanda as the host for the fenix force

Posted by RainEffect

MENTAL ORGANISM DESIGNED ONLY FOR TROLLING

Posted by Teerack

I wonder what MODOK is up to.

Posted by sora_thekey

Not a fan of Frank Cho's art but then again I would take Cho over John Romita Jr.'s art any day!

Which means that I should enjoy the art on issue zero because throughout the rest of the AvX series I'm going to complain continuously about it.

Posted by WizardShazam

Scarlet Witch and MODOK in the same scene, drawn by Frank Cho? Alright, Marvel, you have some of my attention.

Posted by KidSupreme

@Cafeterialoca: WRONG!

Posted by Danial79

How can one comic be written by 5 people? Is it going to have 5 different segments?

Posted by Cafeterialoca

@KidSupreme: Please, if the Avengers spent less time eating and more time saving the world, then they could credibly beat the X-Men.

But now? They got the movie bias and the "Cyclops is 'evil'" bias so they're going to win even though they aren't the strongest.

Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus

MODOK on big gangly robotic legs facing down one who summons hex magics. Amazing.

Edited by sparty-dbq

I don't get why or how this is issue "zero." Just call it issue 1. It's almost as bad as this point-one crap.

Posted by BlackArmor

@Danial79 said:

How can one comic be written by 5 people? Is it going to have 5 different segments?

No, what happens is when you buy the book there will be a button on the cover that activates a recording of all 5 people reading in a united monotone :p

Posted by KidSupreme

@Cafeterialoca: WRONG! Again ... Two words... Luke Cage! That's all it take to beat the X-men. I don't even need to explain myself, that alone is explanation enough.

Posted by Danial79

@BlackArmor said:

@Danial79 said:

How can one comic be written by 5 people? Is it going to have 5 different segments?

No, what happens is when you buy the book there will be a button on the cover that activates a recording of all 5 people reading in a united monotone :p

That's impressive tech :)

Edited by lorex

There has been alot of speculation reguarding the Phoenix Force in this upcoming event. What iIf MODOK will becoms host of the Phoenix and hot Hope, Jean, Scarlet Witch or any of the others that have been speculated about. Also the art work does look good.

Posted by maverickhunter41

hmm.. would love to be hugged by scarlet witch.. hehe. :P

Posted by Cafeterialoca

@KidSupreme: ...Luke Cage? Against the Collosus with Juggernaut powers? I'm sorry, but being a brick won't get you too far. He loses almost ever fight he's in.

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