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Newly-returned from the afterlife, veteran X-Man Kurt Wagner finds himself in a world that’s a far cry from the one he left: Professor Xavier is dead, Cyclops is on the run, and the X-Men are divided. But determined not to let his new lease on life go to waste, Nightcrawler hits the road alongside Wolverine, eager to right some wrongs and safeguard the future mutantkind…and he’s going to do it by the means he loves most: swashbuckling, lady-charming and—of course—BAMFing!

List of covers and their creators:

CoverNameCreator(s)Sidebar Location
RegRegular CoverChris Samnee & Matthew Wilson1
VarVariant CoverHumberto Ramos & Edgar Delgado3
VarMarvel Animals Variant CoverChris Samnee & Matthew Wilson4
2ndSecond Print CoverChris Samnee & Matthew Wilson2

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Nightcrawler #1, Rose-Colored Glasses 0

Okay, I admit it, this was an issue I had to read through a couple of times to fully appreciate. I think comic fans are no longer accustomed to story-telling at the level of Chris Claremont. These days as readers, we collectively pick up a book expecting to be spoon fed, with simplified plots and characterization. It's rare, if ever, that we get more than the initial 15 minutes of enjoyment that it takes to read through once. We've learned to just skim through books as a fleeting pleasure. I kno...

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Some Things Never Change... 0

This is the line that this issue leaves us with, and I think it's very suitable, considering that Claremont seems to have remained as stagnant as ever. Having not written comics in over ten years now, old fans of his work are clambering to pick up this issue and experience the X-Men of old through this narrative. And yet, considering all the work that the medium has done to move past this style of writing, I find myself really disliking this issue as a whole, becoming a huge let down for me with...

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