An "Astonishing X-Men" #1 Preview

Last week CBR News featured an interview with "Astonishing X-Men" artist John Cassaday, the first issue of which hits comic shop this May. Today we're giving you an inside look at the artwork. Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with a couple of pages from "Astonishing X-Men" #1 as well as the cover to issue #2. Click the images below to enlarge.

Marvel's solicitation text for "Astonishing X-Men" #1 reads:


Written by JOSS WHEDON

Pencils & Cover by JOHN CASSADAY

"GIFTED" pt. 1 (of 6)

Dream-team creators JOSS WHEDON (creator of TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and JOHN CASSADAY (Planetary, CAPTAIN AMERICA) bring you the explosive #1 issue of the all-new flagship X-Men series! As part of X-MEN: RELOAD, this issue marks a return to classic greatness and the beginning of a brand-new era for the X-Men.

32 PGS./MARVEL PSR …$2.99

UPC: 5960605543-00111

#1, Page 15"Astonishing X-Men"

#1, Page 16"Astonishing X-Men"

#2 Cover

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