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EXCLUSIVE: Gail Simone Tackles “Savage Wolverine,” Spider-Man’s Amazing Friends Reunite in May

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Earlier today, CBR debuted Alex Ross’ 75th Anniversary variant cover for May’s “All-New X-Men” #27, and now we follow up with a handful of early solicits from the X-corner of the Marvel Universe!

In addition to the return of “Battle of the Atom’s” Brotherhood of Evil Mutants, May finds Gail Simone spinning a “Savage Wolverine” tale and an all-new arc of Brian Wood and Clay Mann’s “X-Men” while Spider-Man, Firestar and Iceman get together in “Amazing X-Men” #7, a special guest issue from the team of Kathryn Immonen and Paco Medina!

Take a look at the covers and solicit text below, and check back with CBR tomorrow at 9AM PT for Marvel’s full May 2014 solicitations!

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ALL-NEW X-MEN #27

BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • STUART IMMONEN (A/C)

75th Anniversary Cover by ALEX ROSS

75th Anniversary Sketch Variant by Alex Ross

• The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants from “Battle of the Atom” are back and still gunning for the ALL-NEW X-MEN!

• Jean Grey came back different from her trial. What does this mean for the rest of the X-Men?

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99



AMAZING X-MEN #7

KATHRYN IMMONEN (W) • PACO MEDINA (A)

Cover by KRIS ANKA

• Guest-starring THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!

• Iceman, Firestar and Spider-Man renew their amazing friendship to save New York City.

• Guest-Issue by Kathryn Immonen (AVENGERS ANNUAL) and Paco Medina (X-MEN, NOVA)!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99



SAVAGE WOLVERINE #18 & 19

ISSUE # 18 – Jen Van Meter (W) • Rich Ellis (A)

ISSUE # 19 – Gail Simone (W) • TBA (A)

COVERS BY Shane Davis

ISSUE #18 –

• In the 1960s southwest, Wolverine must defend a group of innocent workers from evil.

• Meanwhile, in Dallas, an event will change the world.

• Jen Van Meter (CAPTAIN MARVEL) and Rich Ellis (SUPERIOR FOES OF SPIDER-MAN) bring you a moment in history through the eyes of Wolverine.

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99
ISSUE #19 –

• He’s the best there is at what he does – but what if he has a bad day?

• Logan collides head first with some bad luck on the worst possible day. Can Jubilee lend a hand?

• It’s Wolverine’s no good, very bad, extremely awful day by Gail Simone (Batgirl) and Somebody!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99



UNCANNY X-MEN #21

BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • CHRIS BACHALO (A)

Cover by ALEXANDER LOZANO

Artist Variant by TBA

• The Cyclops Revolution marches on!

• Who is the mysterious figure building Sentinels for SHIELD?

• Find out what happened to Dazzler since Mystique took her down back in UNCANNY X-MEN #9!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99



X-MEN #14

BRIAN WOOD (W) • CLAY MANN (A)

Cover by TERRY DODSON

• The Jean Grey School is under attack, leaving a young X-Man dead on the school’s front lawn.

• Jubilee’s worst nightmare has come to pass… and the future’s being rewritten.

• Clay Mann (GAMBIT) joins Brian Wood for a terrifying new chapter in X-Men history!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99



NIGHTCRAWLER #2

CHRIS CLAREMONT (W) • TODD NAUCK (A)

Cover by JAMIE MCKELVIE

Artist Variant by TBA

• Someone is hunting down Nightcrawler’s loved ones…and Nightcrawler and Wolverine are determined to find out who and to what ends!

• Classic X-Men characters meet contemporary threats as the newly-resurrected Nightcrawler crosses the globe to save his nearest and dearest from suffering the fate he just escaped…

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99