31 Facts About X Men


The X-X Men have fought against a variety of enemies, including villainous mutants, human bigots, supervillains, mystical threats, extraterrestrials, and malevolent artificial intelligences.

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Current iteration of the official X-X Men team is headquartered in The Treehouse, a Krakoan base in New York City, and the roster is voted on by their fellow mutants in elections held at periodic Hellfire Galas.

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DC Comics's Doom Patrol, which debuted several months before X-X Men, was suspected by its creator Arnold Drake and its fans of having had the basic concept copied to a great degree - including a wheel-chair bound leader - by Marvel Comics to create the X-X Men.

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Early X-X Men issues introduced the original team composed of Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Beast, Angel, and Iceman, along with their archenemy Magneto and his Brotherhood of Evil Mutants featuring Mastermind, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, and Toad.

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X-X Men had its title changed to New X-X Men and writer Grant Morrison took over.

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Ultimate X-X Men set in Marvel's revised imprint was launched, while Chuck Austen began his controversial run on Uncanny X-X Men.

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Notable additions to the X-X Men have been Emma Frost, Danielle Moonstar, Husk and Northstar while former villain Juggernaut became member of the X-X Men.

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X-X Men ReLoad was the name given by Marvel Comics to their May 2004 revamp of the X-X Men titles, including new visual designs for the characters.

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Also, the X-X Men returned to more traditional costumes, as opposed to the black leather uniforms from the movies.

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Notable additions to the X-X Men have been Armor, Pixie and Warpath, while former villains such as Lady Mastermind, Mystique, and Sabretooth became members of the X-X Men.

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X-X Men was renamed into X-X Men: Legacy which focused on Professor X, Rogue and Gambit.

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Notable additions to the X-X Men have been Pixie, Karma, Sunspot, Magma, Magik, Namor, Domino, Boom Boom, Fantomex and X-23.

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Meanwhile, Uncanny X-X Men relaunched for the first time ever and served as the flagship title for Cyclops' Team.

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New flagship title All-New X-X Men was launched which featured the original five X-X Men members who were brought to the present day by Beast and were made a separate team led eventually by Kitty.

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The relaunched Uncanny X-X Men featured Cyclops, his team and the new mutants, taking up residency in the Weapon X facility, which they have rebuilt into a school — the New Charles Xavier School for Mutants.

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Also, Wolverine and the X-X Men was relaunched and turned into mutants-in-training book.

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The X-X Men dealt with Apocalypse resurfacing, and the truth of what happened between Cyclops and the Inhumans that led to his death.

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Mainly Charles Xavier, Cyclops, Wolverine and Jean were resurrected and time displaced X-X Men returned to their original timeline during the Extermination event.

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X-X Men have a gallery of enemies they regularly face, the most common of which being Professor X's friend-turned-enemy Magneto.

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X-X Men are hated, feared and despised collectively by humanity for no other reason than that they are mutants.

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Many of the X-X Men's stories delve into time travel either in the sense of the team traveling through time on a mission, villains traveling through time to alter history, or certain characters traveling from the past or future in order to join the present team.

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One of the most recurring plot devices used in the X-X Men franchise is death and resurrection, mostly in the sense of Jean Grey and her bond with the Phoenix.

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Space travel has been a common staple in the X-X Men books beginning with the Phoenix and Dark Phoenix sagas.

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When Sabretooth's human son Graydon Creed ran for office, the X-X Men sent in Cannonball and Iceman to discreetly join his campaign team and find anything on his anti-mutant agenda.

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Characters in the X-X Men franchise espouse a variety of political ideologies, and these differences are a frequent catalyst for conflict.

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The most prominent ideological clash in the X-X Men franchise is that between Xavier and Magneto; despite later interpretations of the two as analogues for Martin Luther King Jr.

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X-X Men exist in the Marvel Universe along with other characters featured in Marvel Comics series and often interact with them.

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For instance, Wolverine was an antagonist to the Hulk before joining the X-X Men and has ties to other heroes such as Captain America, Black Widow, the Thing, Captain Marvel, Elektra and Spider-Man.

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X-X Men introduced several fictional locations which are regarded as important within the shared universe in which Marvel Comics characters exist:.

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Insecurity and anxieties in Marvel's early 1960s comic books such as The Fantastic Four, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, and X-X Men ushered in a new type of superhero, very different from the certain and all-powerful superheroes before them, and changed the public's perception of superheroes.

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X-X Men team has featured in multiple forms of media including the 20th Century Fox live-action film series, multiple animated shows, live-action shows, multiple video games, numerous novels, motion comics, soundtracks, action figures, and clothing.

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