Marvel Comics have released a first look at Amazing X-Men #1, coming next month from writer Jason Aaron and artist Ed McGuiness.
The series' first arc deals with the return of fan-favorite character Nightcrawler, paying off a story that Aaron has been working on since the first issue of his Wolverine & the X-Men series.
Check out the cover at right and the preview pages and solicitation text below. Amazing X-Men #1 is due in stores on November 6.
What would you do to save a fallen friend? This November, in the wake of Battle of the Atom, Wolverine must assemble the X-Men’s finest to attempt a daring rescue in Amazing X-Men #1, a swashbuckling new series from red hot writer Jason Aaron and blockbuster artist Ed McGuinness!
The X-Men are through mourning the loss of Nightcrawler, the “heart and soul” of their family – it’s time to act! Wolverine must lead Storm, Beast, Ice Man and more on an epic journey to recover one of their greatest allies – in a story that’s been building since Wolverine and the X-Men #1!
“AMAZING X-MEN is the newest can’t miss X-Men book.” says Senior Editor Nick Lowe. “Two creators at the top of their game, fully committed, bringing back possibly the best X-Man ever… and that’s just the first arc! Just wait until you see what Jason and Ed have up their sleeves!”
Deadly foes! Swashbuckling adventures! Plenty of little blue Bamfs! How far will the Amazing X-Men go to rescue one of their own? And what price will they pay? Find out just how far this November when Nightcrawler returns in Amazing X-Men #1!
AMAZING X-MEN #1 (SEP130740) Written by JASON AARON Art & Wraparound Cover by ED MCGUINESS FOC – 11/06/13 On-Sale 10/14/13