When the Shi’ar Empire asks the X-Men for help, Cyclops, Storm and Marvel Girl answer the call.
Lessons. Longing. What has begun cannot be undone.
Pencils & Cover by PAUL SMITH
The mystery behind Kitty’s trip to far-off Japan deepens when she is attacked by a whole mess of ninjas! What do these ninjas want with Kitty? And what long-forgotten villain from Kitty’s past is about to finally make his move? Part 2 (of 6).
Pencils and Cover by PAUL SMITH
A deadly mystery draws Kitty Pryde and her fire-breathing friend Lockheed from the Astonishing X-Men to the shores of Japan. Ninjas and dragons will be the least of their worries! Featuring art by legendary X-Men artist Paul Smith and written by Age of Apocolypse scribe Akira Yoshida!
Penciled by KEI KOBAYASHI
Cover by CLAIRE WENDLING
Our storytellers turn their attention to the American South this month and tap the terrifying traditions of New Orleans in a retelling of the romance of Rogue and Gambit. When a voodoo priestess named Mystique meets a young girl who can speak with the spirits of the recently deceased, she tries to bend the girl’s will and use her abilities for evil. They soon learn it’s unwise to upset the ghosts and ghouls of the South, and it’s up to a mysterious Cajun stranger to set things right!
Pencils & Cover by KYLE BAKER
A re-imagining of the tragic origin of Professor Xavier and Magneto! In the ancient African tale, “The Friendship of the Tortoise and the Eagle,” dangerous circumstances cause two pals to take violently different life paths. This tale of friendship and fate is masterfully illustrated by Eisner Award-winning comics legend Kyle Baker (Why I Hate Saturn, Captain America: The Truth, Plastic Man)!