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The children of X-Men are being introduced to the Marvel Universe, but who are they?

“I think people are going to get a kick out of this new generation of X-Men that Chris and Patrick Scherberger have created,” said Senior Editor Mark Paniccia. “They’re students expected to carry on the legacy of their forefathers and foremothers, but they’re also kids with aspirations of their own. What’s life like for a mutant in a world where most of the original X-Men are long gone? The story plays to Chris’s strengths in character development and Patrick’s art has an energy that makes this series really pop. It’s fun and tugs at your heart as the drama of these five very special young people unfolds and surprises.”

Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the five issue series by Chris Claremont and Patrick Scherberger.

GENEXT #1 (of 5) (MAR082234)
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by PATRICK SCHERBERGER
Cover by DOUG GREGORY ALEXANDER

After 30 years of conflict and chaos, it’s time for an all-new, all-different X-Men—but can the X-Men’s children live up to their parents’ legacy? Find out in GeNext #1!

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GeNext #1 arrives May 14, 2008 for $3.99.

via Marvel

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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1 Comment

  1. Josh P.
    April 24, 2008 at 10:16 am — Reply

    I’ll wait for the trade, but it looks interesting, if not fun.

    Random question: Why bother release an out of continuity mini in single issue format? Wouldn’t it make more sense to release it as an OGN? The story would probably read better that way.

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