The Cover for Avengers vs. X-Men #1 has been revealed...

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#1 Posted by Illuminatus (9510 posts) - - Show Bio
It appears that the cover is attempting to imply that there will be the following match-ups: 
 
Cyclops vs. Captain America.
 
Emma Frost vs. Iron Man.  
 
Gambit vs. Wolverine. 
 
Colossus vs. Red-Hulk. 
 
Magneto vs. Luke Cage. 
 
Rogue vs. Spider-Man. 
 
Namor vs. Ms. Marvel. 
 
Psylocke vs. Black Widow. 
 
Iceman vs. Beast. 
 
Hope vs. Iron Fist. 
 
Armor vs. Hawkeye. 
 
Warpath vs. Thing. 
 
Storm vs. Thor. 
 
Archangel vs. Spider-Woman.
#2 Posted by Mercy_ (92990 posts) - - Show Bio

Except very few of those match ups coincide with the teasers.

I have a feeling we're not gonna know the actual match ups until the event is published.

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#3 Posted by Illuminatus (9510 posts) - - Show Bio
@The Dark Huntress: The teasers and this cover make almost no canonical sense whatsoever. But regardless, I thought it would be fun to post the match-ups implied by the cover and see what people's respective opinions on them were. :)
#4 Posted by Strider92 (16758 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks interesting, kind of funny to see Wolverine fighting against the X-men and since when has Ms Marvel been on the Avengers? Or Luke Cage for that matter? I know they are in the New Avengers but I haven't really been following the recently so are they on both teams?

#5 Posted by Illuminatus (9510 posts) - - Show Bio
@Strider92 said:

Looks interesting, kind of funny to see Wolverine fighting against the X-men and since when has Ms Marvel been on the Avengers? Or Luke Cage for that matter? I know they are in the New Avengers but I haven't really been following the recently so are they on both teams?

It doesn't really matter. If you're part of a current Avengers roster, you're an Avenger. Just like the X-Men divide into various titles and teams, they're still all X-Men.
#6 Posted by CATPANEXE (9368 posts) - - Show Bio

Is that supposed to be Quentin's head in by Iceman's hand and Hawkeye's arrow tip? What is that thing pee-pole, tell me I must know the official facts? This image is sort of strange when you look at it up close.

#7 Posted by Saren (26016 posts) - - Show Bio

Hope vs Iron Fist would be hilarious.

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#8 Posted by Billy Batson (58266 posts) - - Show Bio

Iceman vs Beast, lol.

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#9 Posted by progenitor (7551 posts) - - Show Bio

I do hope Wolverine ends up with the Avengers--although, knowing Marvel, he'll suddenly switch sides or something. Nevertheless, C'MON CAP & THOR!

#10 Posted by Amanthine (80 posts) - - Show Bio

The teasers were just that, teasers. They were to hype the event not be an accurate representation of its contents. Covers aren't always accurate either.

I suspect Wolverine might flip at some point, but I hope he doesn't. The whole mutant segregation thing is already off putting, having a mutant X-Man on the Avengers side would be better.

#11 Edited by jcbart (341 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice. I hope Wolverine and Beast are actually on the Avengers' side, since they're Avengers and in Westchester. What interests me the most is that Iceman, Rogue and Gambit are opposing them and fighting alongside Cyclops. Have their allegiances to Logan been severed now that Hope has entered the mix? Kurt gave his life to protect the Mutant Messiah, and Rogue witnessed that so it's understandable that she'd fight to save her. I hope these ramifications are shown in the X-Titles.

Some of these match ups are far cooler than the promos. Gambit vs. Wolverine, Warpath vs. Thing, Hawkeye vs. Armour, Rogue vs. Spider-Man and Namor vs. Ms. Marvel are all brilliant. I hope they're what we see in the event itself.

The only ones I don’t agree with are Magneto vs. Luke Cage (keep him with Iron Man), Iron Fist vs. Hope and Psylocke vs. Black Widow. Widow doesn't stand a chance. Pit Psylocke against Iron Fist, I beg of you Marvel.

#12 Posted by BlackArmor (6149 posts) - - Show Bio

D@#$ I was finally pulling away from this, my head finally overcame my wallet and said "let's nit buy this" I was really not gonna get it, but now......

#13 Posted by WaveMotionCannon (5610 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome cover, Iovr Jim Cheung's style.

#14 Posted by TheCrowbar (4286 posts) - - Show Bio
Archangel vs. Spider-Woman

What's he going to do? Love and heal her to death...wait new romance?

#15 Edited by Jonny_Anonymous (34297 posts) - - Show Bio

Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaait I thought Wolverine and Beast where with the X-Men in the teasers??????

#16 Posted by War Killer (20374 posts) - - Show Bio

@The Dark Huntress said:

Except very few of those match ups coincide with the teasers. I have a feeling we're not gonna know the actual match ups until the event is published.

Agreed, I think the teasers are just to get fans freaking out so they'd buy the story...only to find out that probably half those fights aren't going to even happen.

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#17 Posted by WildStyle (331 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks good.

And people, I highly doubt the fights in the cover and in the teasers are set in stone. They're only supposed to get you interested. Iron Man vs Magneto and The Thing Vs Namor were the only fights I remember somebody from Marvel confirming.

#18 Posted by Kallarkz (3303 posts) - - Show Bio

Still believe we have no actual clue how the fights will look like until we (and when I say we I mean other people since I am not buying this expensive toilet paper) open the books.

#19 Posted by Spiderslike (652 posts) - - Show Bio

@CATPANEXE: Thats just the red bush on Warpath's costume

#20 Posted by Decoy Elite (30041 posts) - - Show Bio

Why are Cap and Cyclops screaming?

#21 Edited by gravitypress (2069 posts) - - Show Bio

Thor could probably solo this, except for maybe Magneto. I'm a little surprised they put him in. That aside this would be better if it was a MAX title where the battles are to the death.

#22 Posted by difficlus (10679 posts) - - Show Bio

@Decoy Elite said:

Why are Cap and Cyclops screaming?

battle cry

#23 Edited by CATPANEXE (9368 posts) - - Show Bio

@Spiderslike said:

@CATPANEXE: Thats just the red bush on Warpath's costume

Why does it have nose, eyes, eyebrows, a mouth and pink hair? Warpath's secondary mutation is another characters disincorporated head, one that apparently likes sniffing Beast's finger? O.O

#24 Posted by WarMachineMarkV (1214 posts) - - Show Bio

@CATPANEXE said:

@Spiderslike said:

@CATPANEXE: Thats just the red bush on Warpath's costume

Why does it have nose, eyes, eyebrows, a mouth and pink hair? Warpath's secondary mutation is another characters disincorporated head, one that apparently likes sniffing Beast's finger? O.O

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