Fans of the current run of X-Men comics will be glad to find that our popular X-Men reading order now includes issues up to and including Avengers vs. X-Men, just before the launch of the latest Marvel NOW! series.
Get the Hardcover Collection of Avengers vs. X-Men
If you came here looking for just that, an Avengers vs. X-Men reading order, we'll save you the filtering and searching from our complete X-Men reading order by delivering you the list right here:
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Below you will find a listing of major events in X-Men. This list will help you get up to date on how the X-Men got where they are today and how they came to be. This list has been created in anticipation of the upcoming "All-New X-Men" series, which has a special focus on the evolution of the X-Men, as the original five X-Men are plucked from time to help deal with how their future went off the rails.
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Our X-Men read order list is very popular, but was kept concise, omiting many titles from the X-Men universe. Before, you had to have to look elsewhere for a Wolverine reading order, as the reading order focused on the core X-Men titles.
A major update to this list occured today that changes all that.
Wolverine Reading Order added
One of the biggest additions to the list is the addition of the main Wolverine titles. This includes the first limited series, as well as the next three main Read more [...]
Rogue and Gambit are, together, probably most favorite X-Men among readers. The latter is just a plain, fun character with a great power, while the former's story exemplifies the entire philosophy behind the X-Men. Together, their love is story is one that is enduring. This is most likely due to the nature of their relationship, as nothing could come of it since Rogue could not even touch Gambit without the risk of stealing his psyche and leaving him brain-dead.
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Our recent Best Spider-Man Stories of All Time post was one of the most popular post here on the blog (you really should check it out if you haven't yet!), so doing the same for X-Men was an obvious choice.
One thing we discover when we began compiling the ballots for the best X-Men stories of all time, is that there is way less consensus regarding which are the best X-Men arcs aside from the perennial top 2 (which you'll have to continue reading to find out). Though there were factions that agreed Read more [...]
X-Men Omnibus Volumes 1 and 2 Now Included
Our X-Men Timeline reading order list is a very popular item. It was originally conceived as a personal reading order starting as of Essential X-Men Vol. 1
, starting from Giant-Sized X-Men #1. With its growing popularity, we've decided to add in the issues included in Silver Age X-Men collections X-Men Omnibus Volume 1 and X-Men Omnibus Volume 2, as well as the later X-Men Masterworks collecting the guest appearances of X-Men in other titles while Uncanny Read more [...]
IMPORTANT: An updated version of this post is available here.
As companion to my recently launched X-Men Read Order and Graphical X-Men Timeline, I decided to pick up essential issues and their related storylines from the X-Men Universe. This follows the read order scope, that is to say from Giant-Sized X-Men #1 to House of M.
Timeline of events in the X-Men Universe
Essential Issues of Major Events in the X-Men Universe
Giant Sized X-Men #1
All-New X-Men debut to save the original X-Men team.
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The Personalized X-Men Reading Order
Our popular X-Men reading order has been updated, gaining the same features as our Spider-Man reading order, which features columns containing creators, characters and storylines. These lists also now have a search box, which instantly filters the list along any information included in the read order. You'll be surprised how quick the filters work and how easy it is to create your own X-men reading order segment.
Using the filterable X-Men reading order
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