Excalibur: Forging the Sword

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Marvel Comics, 2004 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 96 pages
The island of Genosha was once a thriving nation of mutants, built from the ground up by Magneto, Master of Magnetism. Then, an apocalyptic attack killed every man, woman and child - reducing an entire society to rubble within hours. Now, Professor X has come to Genosha with one intention: to rebuild a nation from its ashes! Collects EXCALIBUR #1-4.

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User Review  - schatzi - LibraryThing

This arc is a follow-up to Grant Morrison's "New X-Men" run; I haven't read that yet, so I suppose I didn't get as much out of this as I could have. So I can't really comment on Magneto's resurrection ... Read full review

Excalibur Volume 1: Forging The Sword Tpb (X-Men, Excalibur)

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This new X-Men spinoff returns fan-favorite Claremont to the characters he made famous and seems to be the beginning of another X-Men mythos. The series takes place on Genosha, an island once ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

Chris Claremont is one of the bestselling comic writers in the world. He wrote The Uncanny X-Men for seventeen years as well as the novelization of the movie X-Men 2. He has been the co-creator of several top-selling series for Marvel Comics, including Excalibur, Wolverine, New Mutants, and, in the United Kingdom, Captain Britain. He wrote the Star Trek twenty-fifth-anniversary graphic novel Debt of Honor and a Next Generation sequel, Cry, Vengeance, for DC Comics, as well as" "Alien/Predator: The Deadliest of Species for Dark Horse. His debut novel was Firstflight, the story of a young female astronaut in the twenty-first century, to which he wrote two sequels, Grounded and Sundowner. He collaborated with George Lucas on three novels in The Chronicles of the Shadow War, and has delved into fantasy with the publication of Dragon Moon, a dark fantasy novel co-authored with his wife, Beth Fleisher. The couple lives in Brooklyn with their two children.

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