I have seen a few interviews and articles thet Marvel is looking to blur the lines between the X-Men and the rest of the Marvel universe as rightly or wrongly they have been for the most part operating on their own for some time. I am not opposed to this but as a long time X-Men fan I am concerned that the X-Men that I know and love will be taking a back seat to the Avengers. I am sure some titles will be fine. With AvX out of the way I hope Wolverine and the X-Men will go back to stories around the school and I am sure Madrox will tell Captain America to buzoff just like he told Cyclops to in X-Factor. Early promotional material for the new Avengers lineup shows Cannonball and Sunspot in the roster and in Uncanny Avengers Havok, Rogue and Wolverine will be present. All New X-Men will feature the original 5 in the modern 616 universe so I wonder how much integeration will ther be with the rest of the X titles or will they continue to stand alone. Also getting more into specific plot concerns now that the X-Men titles are being brought more to the center of the Marvel universe what about the groups thet want to see all mutants dead. This is a recuring theme in the X-Men over the years and I wonder will threats like the Purifiers, the Church of Humanity, Sentinels and others now warrent the attention of the Avengers, Fantastic Four and others. Lets not forget those groups over the years shave recieved financial and material support from the US and other world governments. Also the Sentinels were a direct result of US military spending. Will the 'Heroes' still be oblivious to those groups or will things change now. I am reserving judgement on these titles for now but as I said I am concerned about the place of the X-Men in the Marvel Universe. What concerns to you guys have about how Marvel NOW! will affect the X-Men?
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