Marvel sent over the covers for the first two issues of Wolverine and the X-Men that you can check out, after the jump.

Written by JASON AARON
Pencils and Cover by CHRIS BACHALO
FOC – 10/3/11, ON SALE – 10/26/11

Written by JASON AARON
Pencils and Cover by CHRIS BACHALO
FOC – 10/31/11, ON SALE – 11/23/11

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  1. September 27, 2011 at 2:26 pm — Reply

    But which X-Men is the one with Wolverine in it?!

    Name aside, Chris Bachalo? Sign me up! Same day digital please!

    • September 28, 2011 at 2:34 am — Reply

      “Chris Bachalo? Sign me up!”

      Ditto. Don’t know why, but just love his art, and enjoy just looking at it, even if the story sometimes sucks.

      • September 28, 2011 at 3:58 pm — Reply

        He is truly god-sent.

  2. TaZ
    September 27, 2011 at 2:34 pm — Reply

    Just a couple of questions for one that hasn’t been paying much attention to “X-Men” other than the “Vampire Wars” arc (I have no idea why…). First is that’s appears to be Nightcrawler and not the “bit ‘o rough” Nightcrawler from the “Age of Apocolypse” reality. But there appears to be multiple “Crawlers”. What did I miss?

    Beast – A toolbelt. Why? And why would someone with feline characteristics need red-lensed glasses?

    • September 27, 2011 at 2:40 pm — Reply

      You’re looking for sense in the Marvel Universe?

    • Eric (CMonocle)
      September 27, 2011 at 3:41 pm — Reply

      Is that Dark Beast?

  3. Seneca
    September 27, 2011 at 3:11 pm — Reply

    I’m starting to dislike this artist almost as much as I dislike Liefield.

  4. eric
    September 27, 2011 at 6:13 pm — Reply

    I guess Marvel’s big hype of Nightcrawler being killed didnt last long. God I am glad I gave up Marvel. Now DC’s stunt has got me off of them. No comics for me for a long time.

  5. Arbor Day
    September 27, 2011 at 8:44 pm — Reply

    Nightcrawler probably just had a litter of little crawlers at some point before he died. They could be depowered but kept their outward appearance like some of the post m-day mutants.

    • Pidgeonman
      September 28, 2011 at 2:06 am — Reply

      If a certain Chuck Austin story hasn’t been ret-conned yet, doesn’t Nightcrawler have tons of half-brothers and sisters out there? I could swear I remember his father being the devil and going around having as many kids as possible or somethind idiotic like that.

      • Seneca
        September 28, 2011 at 10:38 am — Reply

        Yes, he made children so that he could have access to a way to earth, but that started the nonsense of ‘Well why would a guy come to earth to make portals back to earth? How did he get there the first time? Oh, you retconned it so his army could get to earth? His army of children who are born on earth? You’re also retconning the entire hells pantheon as if they didnt exist like memphisto? WTF?’
        The entire story got very convoluted very quickly. He’s also in Xmen:First class movie.

    • Ian
      September 28, 2011 at 7:52 am — Reply

      Maybe they are grown-up BAMFs

  6. September 28, 2011 at 7:33 am — Reply

    Although I wouldn’t put it past Marvel and the X-Men creative team to bring back Nightcrawler from the dead (since that’s just the way things go in comicbooks)… however it could be…

    Nils Styger (aka Abyss) – Nightcrawler’s Half Brother, YES he was one of the depowered mutants as of M-Day however with Hope in the picture who is to say that some depowered mutants couldn’t get their powers back with one touch from her?

    Or, do we forget that Nightcrawler’s daughter is Nocturne (Talia Wagner)… the time-traveling blue skin princess of the Exiles? What’s to say that she knows about her father’s death… travels to the point in time where he is about to die and saves him via a BAMP before his impending death?

    Anyways… who knows… we will have to see in the first couple of issues what is going on.

  7. Ian
    September 28, 2011 at 7:52 am — Reply

    This is the worst art I’ve ever seen in an Xmen comic. And that’s pretty bad, considering the 90s happened.

  8. Armaan
    September 28, 2011 at 8:48 am — Reply

    Since when does Wolverine have a utility belt?

    • esenem
      September 28, 2011 at 11:01 am — Reply

      since Wolverine became the new Cyclops . fuck yea ! rock on Marvel ! ¬¬

      • TaZ
        September 28, 2011 at 12:26 pm — Reply

        They’re to hold his beef jerky and beer. Man gets hungry doing this super-hero stuff.

    • September 28, 2011 at 3:39 pm — Reply

      Since Marvel has deluded itself into believing he’s their Batman. ;p

    • Rob
      September 28, 2011 at 10:52 pm — Reply

      It’s where he keeps his claw ammo… Just go with it.

  9. OS Perry
    September 28, 2011 at 12:06 pm — Reply

    The art for these covers suck.

    Passing on artwork alone.

    Chris Bachalo – glad someone likes his work.

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