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Warren Ellis’ “Astonishing X-Men: Ghost Boxes” preview art released

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Warren Ellis’ “Astonishing X-Men: Ghost Boxes” preview art released

Official Press Release

“Astonishing X-Men: Ghost Boxes”

Join everyone’s favorite Children of the Atom in the must-read Astonishing X-Men: Ghost Boxes #1 (of 2)! Written by critically acclaimed writer Warren Ellis (Thunderbolts) and brought to life by the mind-blowing interiors of Alan Davis (Uncanny X-Men) and Adi Granov (Iron Man: Viva Las Vegas), Ghost Boxes is an essential 2-issue tie-in to Warren Ellis and Simon Bianchi’s debut Astonishing X-Men arc. Jumping out of the pages of Astonishing X-Men is the mysterious villain known as Subject X! What were his motives and who was he working for? No X-fan can dare miss this limited series as it reveals the true stakes of the Ghost Box storyline, as a dire situation may arise if the X-Men fail to solve the mystery! Plus, an explosive new cover featuring the magnificent art work of the talented Simon Bianchi! Plus, the issue is packed full of extras including scripts, layouts and more!

Warren Ellis has adapted perfectly to writing the X-Men and the critics couldn’t agree more!

“His dialogue flows naturally and realistically; the X-Men sound like real people here, and like ones who genuinely enjoy each other’s company… Ellis certainly has adapted quickly to the title.” — Greg McElhatton of

“Warren Ellis is the only writer I’ve read who has never let me down… The single thing that Ellis does that makes him my favorite working writer is what makes me so excited about this iteration of the X-Men. He takes science fiction concepts and makes them believable by working through their real-world implications.” — Paul Brian McCoy of

Who was Subject X and where did he come from? Find out the answers to these questions and more, True Believers, in Astonishing X-Men: Ghost Boxes #1!





Rated T+…$3.99

FOC—9/25/08, On-Sale—10/15/08

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