Why is X-Men #1 the most important comic of all time? It is the best-selling comic in comics history, selling more than 8 million copies, and the second best-selling comics only came around 4 million.
The release X-men # 1 in late 1991 was also the time when X-Men has started to become more and more popular until the team became the biggest team in comics history, breaking records like the team having the most number of video games, having the most number of comic issues, etc.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, comes a new edition of X-Men # 1 coming out this October 5, 2011, in modern style.
Let's take a look on the difference:
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images taken from: http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=preview&id=9746
The original cover art:
The new cover art
Anyway, here'r more: