‘X-Men: The Fall of the Mutants’ Omnibus Recounts a Dark Time for Mutantkind

The X-Men, X-Factor, and the New Mutants fight a devastating war on three fronts in 1988’s Fall of the Mutants Omnibus.

Life is never easy for the mutants in the Marvel Universe, especially in the late 1980s. Fall of the Mutants was notable for X-Factor’s first battle against Apocalypse and his Horsemen, the New Mutants tragic loss of one of their own on an uncharted island, and the X-Men’s struggles against the Marauders, Freedom Force, and a confusing journey through time and space.

X-Men: Fall of the Mutants Omnibus collects New Mutants #55-61, The Uncanny X-Men #220-227, X-Factor #18-26, and a number of “Fall of the Mutants” tie-ins in Captain America #339, Daredevil #252, Fantastic Four #312, The Incredible Hulk #336-337, 340, and Power Pack #35.

The stories are told by Chris Claremont, Louise Simonson, Mark Gruenwald, Ann Nocenti, Steve Englehart, Peter David, Bret Blevins, June Brigman, Marc Silvestri, Kerry Gammill, Walt Simonson, Sal Buscema, Kieron Dwyer, John Romita, Jr., Keith Pollard, John Bogdanove, Dan Green, Bob Wiacek, Randy Emberlin, Tony DeZuniga, Al Williamson, Joe Sinnott, Jim Sanders III, Hilary Barta, Terry Austin, and Todd McFarlane. 

The Omnibus will be available on May 18 and consists of 824 pages for a suggested retail price of $100.00.

Fans will also be able to choose between a cover by Bret Blevins and one by Alan Davis (pictured below).

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