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First Posters For ‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past’ Spotlight New And Old Xavier And Magneto

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This weekend's X-Men: Days of Future Past panel at Comic-Con featured four actors who play two mutants: Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy, who have portrayed Professor Charles Xavier in four combined films, and Sir Ian McKellen and Michael Fassbender, two actors who've starred as the mutant revolutionary Magneto. Following that, in a clever bit of advertising, 20th Century Fox has released the first two promotional posters for the upcoming X-Men: First Class sequel, with one being a split image of Stewart and McAvoy's respective Xaviers, and the other showcasing McKellen and Fassbender. You can check them both out below.

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Mutant Women of Earth: How Chris Claremont Reinvented the Female Superhero

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This April Brian Wood and Olivier Coipel launch a new X-Men title with a roster of Jubilee, Kitty Pryde, Psylocke, Rachel Grey, Rogue and Storm. That the team is all-female is unusual for a series that isn't defined along gender-lines. What makes the roster extraordinary is that it's an all-star line-up. These are first draft X-Men, and the book could easily have added more top picks -- Dazzler, Emma Frost, Jean Grey, Magik, Mystique -- and still been all-female.

It's hard to think of any other superhero team with such a strong bench of women, and it's especially hard to think of another team where so many female characters rose to prominence within the team itself. What these characters have in common is no mystery; they were all written by Chris Claremont, the man whose name is synonymous with "strong female characters."

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Link Ink: Happy 2013, The Will Eisner Hall Of Fame And New ‘Killjoys’ Art

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New Year: Happy 2013, everybody... except mutants. According to the classic "Days of Future Past" storyline by Chris Claremont and John Byrne (specifically Uncanny X-Men #141, originally released on Janu

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Bizarro Back Issues: Avengers vs. X-Men… vs. Evil Time Traveling Wizard Magic (1985)

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This week, Marvel kicked off a big ol' fight between the Avengers and the X-Men in the appropriately named Avengers vs. X-Men. But while the current event promises to be their most important conflict ever, it's hardly the first time those two teams have met up with each other. They've been teaming up,

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Link Ink: Shredder Looks Pretty in Pink, New ThunderCats Figures and Fighting Animal Robots

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Threads: Mondo shines a neon light on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle's greatest foe.

Movies: Twilight/Snow White and the Huntsman star Kristen Stewart has supposedly been offered the role of Kei in the live action Akira film from Warner Bros.

Creators: Boom! has announced the artists working on its new Peanuts

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The 10 Goofiest Panels From ‘X-Men: Mutant Genesis’

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This week, "Mutant Genesis," the storyline that ran through the first few issues of Chris Claremont and Jim Lee's '90s "X-Men" series, gets the deluxe hardcover treatment from Marvel.

To say that these is

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Ask Chris #10: Wolverine. And The True Beginning of 80s & ’90s Comics

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's why we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: I want to read more classic Wolverine stories. I've read Origin and Weapon X. Is Claremont/Miller mini any good

Roundtable Review: X-Men Forever Annual #1

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ComicsAlliance writers Laura Hudson, Chris Sims, Caleb Goellner, Jason Michelitch, and David Uzumeri sit down for a roundtable discussion about the newly released "X-Men Forever" Annual #1 by Chris Claremont and Sana Takeda. WARNING: SPOILERS F

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