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50 Greatest X-Men and X-Men Spinoff Stories Master List

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In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the X-Men, we did polls of the greatest X-Men stories of all-time as well as the greatest X-Men Spinoff stories of all-time! You all voted, now here are the results of what you chose as the 50 Greatest X-Men Stories and the 50 Greatest X-Family (spinoffs) Stories!

Click on any story for a write-up on that story.

50 GREATEST X-MEN STORIES

50. The Phalanx Covenant (Generation Next: Uncanny X-Men #316-317, X-Men #36-37, Life Signs: X-Factor #106, X-Force #38 and Excalibur #82 and Final Sanction: Wolverine #85 and Cable #16)

49. The Trial of Magneto” Uncanny X-Men #200

48. “Wounded Wolf” Uncanny X-Men #205

47. “Magik” Uncanny X-Men #160 (plus the Magik mini-series)

46. “I, Magneto” Uncanny X-Men #150

45. “In the Shadow of…Sauron” X-Men #60-63

44. “Imperial” New X-Men #118-126

43. “World Tour” X-Men #114-121

42. “An Age Undreamed Of” Uncanny X-Men #190-191

41. “Rise and Fall of the Shi’Ar Empire” Uncanny X-Men #475-486

40. “Professor Xavier is a Jerk!” Uncanny X-Men #168

39. “House of M” House of M #1-8

38. “Earthfall” Uncanny X-Men #232-234

37. “From the Ashes” Uncanny X-Men #174-175

36. “He’ll Never Make Me Cry” Uncanny X-Men #183

35. “Blood Feud!” Uncanny X-Men #159/X-Men Annual #6

34. “The Rise of the Phoenix!” X-Men #101, 105, #107-108

33. “A Green And Pleasant Land” Uncanny X-Men #235-238

32. “Here Comes Tomorrow” New X-Men #151-154

31. “Second Coming” X-Men: Second Coming #1-2, Uncanny X-Men #523-525, New Mutants #12-14, X-Men: Legacy #235-237 and X-Force #26-28

30. “X-Tinction Agenda” New Mutants #95-97, Uncanny X-Men #270-272 and X-Factor #60-62

29. “SuperNovas” X-Men #188-193

28. “Crossroads” Uncanny X-Men #269, 273-277

27. “X-Cutioner’s Song” Uncanny X-Men #294-297, X-Factor #84-86, X-Men #14-16 and X-Force #16-18

26. “Torn” Astonishing X-Men #13-18

25. “Mutant Genesis” X-Men #1-3

24. “Dancin’ in the Dark” Uncanny X-Men #169-170

23. “Demon” Uncanny X-Men #143

22. “Magneto Triumphant!” X-Men #112-113

21. “LifeDeath” Uncanny X-Men #186, 198

20. “Planet X” New X-Men #146-150

19. “The Sentinels Live!” X-Men #54-59

18. “Second Genesis” Giant-Size X-Men #1

17. “Riot at Xavier’s” New X-Men #134-138

16. “The Brood Saga” Uncanny X-Men #156-157, 162-167

15. “Fatal Attractions” X-Factor #92, X-Force #25, Uncanny X-Men #304, X-Men #25, Wolverine #75 and Excalibur #71

14. “Fall of the Mutants” Uncanny X-Men #225–227, X-Factor #24-26, and The New Mutants #59-61

13. “Asgardian Wars” X-Men and Alpha Flight #1-2, New Mutants Special Edition #1 and X-Men Annual #9

12. “Messiah Complex” X-Men: Messiah CompleX”, Uncanny X-Men #492-494, X-Men #205-207, New X-Men #44-46 and X-Factor #25-27

11. “Inferno” New Mutants #71-73, Uncanny X-Men #239-243, X-Factor #35-39 and a ton of other issues

10. “The Proteus Saga” X-Men #125-128

9. “Unstoppable” Astonishing X-Men #19-24, Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men #1

8. “To Have and Have Not” Uncanny X-Men #172-173

7. “Mutant Massacre” Uncanny X-Men #210-213, X-Factor #9-11, Thor #373-374, New Mutants #46 and Power Pack #27

6. “Gifted” Astonishing X-Men #1-6

5. “E is for Extinction” New X-Men #114-116

4. “God Loves, Man Kills” Marvel Graphic Novel #5

3. “The Age of Apocalypse” X-Men: Alpha #1, Amazing X-Men #1-4, Astonishing X-Men #1-4, X-Men: Omega #1 plus a bunch of tie-ins

2. “Days of Future Past” X-Men #141/Uncanny X-Men #142

1. “Dark Phoenix Saga” X-Men #129-137

50 GREATEST X-FAMILY STORIES

50. “The Good and the Famous” X-Statix #21-25

49. “Days of Future Yet to Come” Excalibur #66-67

48. “Road Trip” X-Force #71-75

47. “A World Apart” Exiles #8-10

46. “Renewal” Marvel Graphic Novel #4

45. “Good Omens” X-Statix #1-5

44. “Multiple Issues” X-Factor #14-17

43. “Longshot” Longshot #1-6

42. “Pawns of the White Queen” New Mutants #38-40

41. “Angels and Demons” X-Force #1-6

40. “Judgement War” X-Factor #43-50

39. “The Open Hand, The Closed Fist” X-Force #19

38. “Old Man Logan” Wolverine #66-72, Wolverine: Old Man Logan Giant-Sized #1

37. “Multiple Problems” X-Factor #71-75

36. “The Shiva Scenario” Wolverine #48-50

35. “Slumber Party!” New Mutants #21

34. “Re-X-aminations” X-Factor #13

33. “Magneto Testament” X-Men: Magneto Testament #1-5

32. “The Black Sword Saga” Wolverine #1-3

31. “The Quest for Magik” New X-Men #38-41

30. “The Sword is Drawn” Excalibur: The Sword is Drawn, Excalibur #1-2

29. “Final Execution” Uncanny X-Force #25-35

28. The Adventures of Cyclops and Phoenix #1-4

27. “The Necrom Saga” Excalibur #42-50

26. Generation Next #1-4

25. “24 Hours” Wolverine #10

24. “Multiple Choice” Madrox #1-5

23. “We Were Only Foolin'” New Mutants #45

22. “Magik” Uncanny X-Men #160/Storm and Illyana: Magik #1-4

21. “Third Genesis” Generation X #1-3

20. “Why Do We Do the Things We Do?” New Mutants Annual #2/X-Men Annual #10

19. “Origin” Wolverine: The Origin #1-6

18. “Endgame” X-Factor #65-68

17. “Soulwar” New Mutants #26-28

16. “Final Chapter” X-Force #125-129

15. “Enemy of the State” Wolverine #20-31

14. “The Longest Night” X-Factor #1-6

13. “Chilhood’s End” New X-Men #20-31

12. Kitty Pryde and Wolverine #1-6

11. “Time and a Half/Overtime” X-Factor #39-50

10. “New Beginning” X-Force #116-120

9 “Fall of the Mutants” X-Factor #24-26

8 “The Cross-Time Caper” Excalibur #12-24

7 “The Apocalypse Solution” Uncanny X-Force #1-4

6. “Home is Where the Heart Is” New Mutants Special Edition #1/X-Men Annual #9

5. “Weapon X” Marvel Comics Presents #72-84

4. “The Dark Angel Saga” Uncanny X-Force #8, 10-18

3. “The Demon Bear Saga” New Mutants #18-20

2. “X-Aminations” X-Factor #87

1. Wolverine mini-series #1-4