The 12 Days Of X(-Men)-Mas

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It’s the holidays, so we thought we’d have some silly, pun-fueled fun here at ComicBook.com. As an alternative to “The 12 Days of Christmas,” here’s a countdown of 12 things related to Marvel’s Merry Mutants for “The 12 Days of X(-Men)-Mas.”

Yeah, we know it’s silly, but cut us some slack. It’s X-Mas.

Here’s the countdown, beginning with “On the twelfth day of X-Mas, Professor Charles Xavier gave to me…”

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12 Mutants To Destroy The World

Anyone else remember “The Twelve” storyline? With X-Men: Apocalypse coming up soon, we should probably reread that.

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11 Madri Mutliplying

The abilities to duplicate yourself is always a handy skill during the holidays. Makes the cooking, cleaning, shopping, wrapping, and decorating all go by much more smoothly.

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10 Guthrie Sibling

They’re not all pictured here, but trust us, they exist, and half of them are mutants!

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9 Dystopian Timelines

Cable and Bishop’s respective futures, Days of Future Past, 2099, Age of Apocalypse, Here Comes Tomorrow, House of M, Old Man Logan, Age of X…the X-Men have ties to a lot of unpleasant timelines, none of which you really want to visit over holiday break.

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8 Mutant-hunting Sentinels

Who invited these guys again?

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7 X-Men Movies

And five of them are even watchable!

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6 Teen Girl Sidekicks

Wolverine seems to get one for Christmas nearly every year, and none of them want to have to sit at the kids table.

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5 Time-Displaced Originals

They won’t be going home for Christmas, thanks to Beast. Worst. Gift. Ever.

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4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse

The worst kind of Christmas party crashers.

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3 Adamantium Claws

Great for carving a ham, or whatever other dead animal your eating. If you’ve got these claws, you’ve probably hunted and killed it yourself.

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2 Identical Wives

And you think your family dinner conversation is awkward.

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And a cosmic Phoenix Force entity to restart the species.

It doesn't fit it any kind of tree, but that's okay. #CyclopsWasRight.

Merry X-Mas.