Source: Marvel Press Release
Finally, something easy to understand: Time traveling mutants
X-Men: Battle Of The Atom #1
X-Men: Battle Of The Atom #1 Cover
WIFE: Again with the Mohawk. I think this cover is trying too hard.
RU: Well, it is highlighting three time periods of X-Men.
WIFE: Now, how the fuck was I supposed to know that?
WIFE: Are we just going to ignore the huge wings in the middle of the cover?
RU: Yes, yes we are.
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WIFE: Oh, it’s Jem and the Holograms.
RU: Well, that’s truly outrageous!
WIFE: Yes, really, I win. I’m awesome, you suck, deal with it.
RU: You sound like my mom.
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WIFE: Is that, what’s that movie with the big giant robot? Do you know what I am talking about?
RU: My Giant? No, that’s the Bill Murray movie about the basketball player.
WIFE: You mean Billy Crystal.
RU: YES! And you mean Iron Giant.
WIFE: That was a good movie.
RU: It really was.
RU: Did Cyclops slip on ice?
WIFE: heh, loser
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WIFE: They all look really guiltily. I don’t think they meant to blow up what they blew up.
RU: Cyclops looks like he smelled a baboon’s ass.
WIFE: …and liked it
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RU: Did Cyclops’ head just blow up?
WIFE: That baboon ass must have smelled really bad! No, I think the robot blew off Cyclops’ head. Ohhh, that baboon must have been spoken for.
RU: I told you this type of thing would start happening once we let those people marry.
WIFE: “Those people”?
RU: You know…the Dutch!
WIFE: I don’t see anyone wearing wooden shoes!
RU: That reveal comes on the next page, available on August 12, 2013
ITS TIME! Your First Look At X-MEN: BATTLE OF THE ATOM #1!
Marvel is pleased to present your first look at X-Men: Battle of the Atom #1! From the blockbuster creative team of Brian Michael Bendis, Jason Aaron, Brian Wood, Frank Cho, Stuart Immonen, Chris Bachalo, David Lopez & Giuseppe Camuncoli, comes an event so exhilarating, and so groundbreaking that fans will be talking about it for years to come!
Hank McCoy brought the original X-Men into the present in the hopes of changing the course of history and stopping Scott Summer’s mutant revolution before it even begins. But as the young and confused X-Men try to cope with their devastating futures, the team begins to unravel from the inside. And just as mutant civil war is about to hit its boiling point, an unexpected third party comes in to change the game—the future X-Men! They’ve traveled back in time with a warning—the original X-Men need to go back to their rightful time or they will be the final nail in mutantkind’s coffin. They risked everything to come to the past and won’t leave until the All-New X-Men are back in the past.
Beginning in September and ending in October, no fan can miss this 10-part weekly event:
• Part 1: X-Men Battle of the Atom #1
• Part 2: All-New X-Men #16
• Part 3: X-Men #5
• Part 4: Uncanny X-Men #12
• Part 5: Wolverine & The X-Men #36
• Part 6: All-New X-Men #17
• Part 7: X-Men # 6
• Part 8: Uncanny X-Men #13
• Part 9: Wolverine & The X-Men #37
• Part 10: X-Men: Battle of The Atom #2
Three X-Men universes collide in the biggest war mutantkind has ever seen, and you won’t believe how it all plays out. One thing’s for sure—no reader will come out unscathed!
Who will become unlikely allies? What is S.H.I.E.L.D.’s master plan? What are the consequences for altering time and space? Most importantly, what will determine the fate of our favorite superheroes?
It’s monumental! It’s earth-shattering! It’s X-Men: Battle of the Atom!
Join the conversation on Twitter with hash tag #XMenBotA, and don’t forget to follow us at @Marvel [www.twitter.com/Marvel]!
For more on X-Men: Battle Of The Atom, please visit www.marvel.com.
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RU, or as he’s known in the writers’ room: the cute one, is relatively unappreciated in his time. RU’s YouTube show, RUviews is watched by literally multiple people every month and his Outhouse articles have helped line many a bird cage. Before you send RU a message, he knows that there are misspelled words in this article, and probably in this bio he was asked to write. RU wants everyone to know that after 25+ years of collecting he still loves comic books and can’t believe how seriously fanboys take them. RU lives in Akron Ohio (unfortunately) with WIFE, ‘lilRuRu, and the @DogGodThor. You can also find him on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, & even Google+ (if anyone still uses that).
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