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EXCLUSIVE: Jean Grey, Wolverine Take the Cake on Mark Brooks' X-Men Variant

Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Francis Yu's X-Men #1 is one of the biggest comics set to drop this year. As such, Marvel Comics has been releasing looks at a lot of different variants for the issue. The publisher has now provided CBR with an exclusive look at Mark Brooks' variant for X-Men #1.

The variant will cost the same as a regular issue and is available to retailers hosting launch parties for X-Men #1. You can see the cover, which shows Jean Grey, Cyclops and Wolverine popping out of a cake, and read the solicitation below.

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X-MEN #1

  • JONATHAN HICKMAN (W) LEINIL FRANCIS YU (A/C)
  • VARIANT COVER BY ARTGERM
  • VIRGIN VARIANT COVER BY ARTGERM
  • EVERY MUTANT EVER VARIANT COVER BY MARK BAGLEY
  • YOUNG GUNS VARIANT COVER BY MARCO CHECCHETTO
  • VARIANT COVER BY RUSSELL DAUTERMAN
  • DESIGN VARIANT COVER BY JONATHAN HICKMAN
  • HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY TBA
  • VARIANT COVER BY TBA
  • PARTY VARIANT COVER BY MARK BROOKS
  • PREMIERE VARIANT COVER BY LEINIL FRANCIS YU
  • DAWN OF X!
  • The X-Men find themselves in a whole new world of possibility… and things have never been better! Jonathan Hickman (HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X, SECRET WARS) and superstar artist Leinil Yu (NEW AVENGERS, CAPTAIN AMERICA) reveal the saga of Cyclops and his hand-picked squad of mutant powerhouses!
  • 40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

Brooks is an artist known for his work on such comics as New X-MenCable & Deadpool and Secret Empire. His work on the Han Solo comic was nominated for an Eisner Award in 2017.

X-Men #1 releases October 16 from Marvel Comics.

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