Avengers Vs. X-Men is the 12-issue series that the Marvel Comics is billing as "the biggest comic book event in history." Written by the publisher's "Architects" -- Jason Aaron, Brian Michael Bendis, Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction and Jonathan Hickman -- and drawn by fan-favorites Olivier Coipel, Andy Kubert, and John Romita, Jr., the event will tie-in to Marvel's main Avengers and X-Men titles, as well as the spinoff miniseries AVX: Versus.

Below you will get your first look at Walt Simonson's cover for Avengers #26, the second issue of the venerable artist's six-part run with series writer Brian Michael Bendis, as well as all of the new AvX covers Marvel has been transmitting throughout the week.Simonson's Avengers work begins with April's issue #25, representing his first monthly gig ince DC Comics' Orion concluded almost ten years ago, and will tie-in with Marvel's high profile Avengers Vs. X-Men event.

AVENGERS #26

BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (w) • WALT SIMONSON (a/c)

• AVX TIE-IN!

• One of the Avengers must betray the team to fill their destiny with the Phoenix.

• A game-changer for the Avengers franchise...and it is not who you think!

• Comics legend Walt Simonson is back!!

32 PGS./Rated T ...$3.99