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What happens when the skeletons in your closet finally break down the door and come looking for you? The X-Men are about to find out! In the wake of the tragic events of HOUSE OF M, the mutant community is in turmoil, and the X-Men are bearing the brunt of this New World Order. Amid the chaos, a new enemy awakens, one whose very existence will haunt the founding members of the X-Men like nothing has before. Who is this new threat? How is he tied to Professor X’s darkest secret? Cyclops, Wolverine and the others must find out soon, before they and those closest to them go mad! X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS, by Wizard Top Ten creators Ed Brubaker and Trevor Hairsine, is a mysterious blend of horror and super-heroics, as well as a celebration of the 30th anniversary of GIANT SIZE X-MEN #1, that will have X-Men fans talking for years to come! Collects X-MEN: DEADLY GENESIS #1-6.

Reprints X-Men: Deadly Genesis #1-6.

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An extraordinary forgetable x-men story 0

When I sit down to write this review I am almost amazed by the fact that this story turned out so bland since most of the ingredients are appealing. Just before Ed Brubaker wrote this x-men story (and after it took over the Uncanny X-Men title) he hade done wonders to Captain America by returning to Caps roots and changing his history by declaring that Bucky Barnes never died and instead lived on as russian assassin Winter Soldier. This retcon proved to revitalize the Captain America comics i...

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Not sure about the title, but it's a great story 0

As I mentioned during one of my X-Men: The New Age trade reviews, my comic shop recommends that readers who wish to catch up on their X-Men start with Deadly Genesis.  I disagree because a lot of stuff starting with Morrison's run still plays into today's X-Men.  (eg why is Scott with Emma and not Jean) Also, if you start back from 2001 you'll end up reading House of M which, of all the Marvel Cross-over storylines, has had the largest impact on the current X-Men universe and storylines.  What y...

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GN Review -- X-Men: Deadly Genesis / Ed Brubaker, Trevor Hairsine 0

Originally posted on my blog, The Comics Cove, not too long ago...What happens when you find out that a significant moment in your history is nothing like you actually remember it, and that you've been lied to, or even flat-out manipulated to protect someone else? What if that someone is a mentor, a friend, and benefactor whose integrity has been, until this moment, unimpeachable?X-Men: Deadly Genesis explores this question by reintroducing and adding to a critical period in the X-Men's history:...

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