COMICS: Marvel Reveals THE FIRST X-MEN; The Team Founded By...Wolverine?!
Did you think that Charles Xavier founded the first team of mutants? Did you think that Giant Size X-Men #1 was the first time he and Wolverine met? How about Magneto? Well, think again! Marvel has revealed their plans for a new series which rewrites history.
A new five issue limited series this August will reveal that it was in fact Wolverine who assembled the first team of mutants in the Marvel Universe. Written by Christos Gage and with art from Neal Adams, The First X-Men takes place before X-Men #1 and it sees Logan attempt to recruit both Xavier (who turns him down) AND Magneto to his team. Rather than a school, Logan will put together a team of soldiers which includes Sabretooth, Magneto, Bomb and a new female character. The series is set firmly in continuity and will feature a cameo from Namor the Sub-Mariner before he regained his memory in the pages of Fantastic Four. So, the first mutant team was put together by Wolverine (who Adams strongly hinted funded the X-Men). And who said Marvel was running out of ideas? Oh...
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