12 Facts About Astonishing X-Men


Original Astonishing X-Men was a four-issue limited series that replaced Uncanny X-Men during the 1995 alternate universe storyline "Age of Apocalypse", in which all X-titles were given new names and issue numbers.

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The Astonishing X-Men uncovered a plot of mutant synthesis from an unusual murder.

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The Astonishing X-Men are able to sneak into Tian and discover the headquarters of a secret group of mutants informally referred to by Hank as the "Chinese Astonishing X-Men.

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Brand reveals that an individual called Kaga hacked into the Astonishing X-Men's files, using Beast's work on deriving a live x-gene from dead mutants to recover dead mutants to recreate some of the Astonishing X-Men's greatest foes, such as the Brood and bio-sentinels masquerading in cloned bodies of their former allies.

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The Astonishing X-Men destroy it and locate the hidden ship that dropped the Brood-Krakoa hybrid, boarding it.

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The Astonishing X-Men fly the ship into Kaga's base, finding an army of genetically engineered monstrosities meant to attack them.

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Miniseries that takes the Astonishing X-Men to Africa to deal with a mysterious mutagen that is causing mutations amongst newborn children.

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Savior scours the multiverse with a Ghost Box collecting various incarnations of Astonishing X-Men, favoring Cyclops, and using them until they burn out.

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However, Joss Whedon's run on Astonishing X-Men was subjected to criticism regarding the delays between the issues.

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Marvel later produced motion comics based on Astonishing X-Men, releasing them on Hulu, iTunes, the PlayStation Store, and other video services.

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Series starts when a band of Astonishing X-Men members find themselves reunited in London in order to face the threat of the Shadow King.

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Havok and Warpath separate from the rest of the group, who in turn get kidnapped by the government agency known as O N E While under capture, the X-Men realize that dangerous experiments are being conducted on mutants.

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