X-Men Unlimited

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X-Men Unlimited was the title of two comic book series published by Marvel Comics.

The purpose of this title was to run stories that fit between the main X-Men comics.[citation needed] The stories included all characters (heroes and villains) from the X-titles, and the issues were collections of short stories. An anthology title, these stories focus less on the main continuity and more on peripheral events occurring with the X-Men characters. The series ran from 1993 to 2003.

Volume 1[edit]

X-Men Unlimited Vol. 1
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
Genre
Publication date June 1993-September 2003
Number of issues 50
Main character(s) X-Men

This title allowed new and lesser-known writers and artists to write and draw X-Men comics. The comics were also usually self-contained stories; with the exception of a tie-in to the Onslaught crossover. This was particularly unique during the late 1990s when most X-Men titles frequently had story arcs that were several issues long. It ran as a quarterly feature releasing four issues per year until late 2002 when it converted into a monthly title.

Volume 2[edit]

X-Men Unlimited Vol. 2
Promotional art for issue #11, as drawn by Mike Deodato
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
Genre
Publication date April 2004-June 2006
Number of issues 14
Main character(s) X-Men

The second series ran from early 2004 to early 2006. The series' final issue was in June 2006. Each issue contained two short self-contained stories; in almost every case each story would focus specifically on one character, giving an in-depth glimpse into their psyche.

Collected editions[edit]

Title Material collected Publication date ISBN
X-Men: Fatal Attractions X-Men Unlimited #1-2; Plus Uncanny X-Men #298-305, 315 and Annual #17; X-Factor #87-92; X-Force#25; X-Men Vol. 2 #25; Wolverine Vol. 2 #75; and Excalibur #71. May 2, 2012 978-0785162452
X-Men: The Wedding of Cyclops & Phoenix X-Men Unlimited #3; Plus X-Men Vol. 2 #27–30, X-Men Annual #2; Uncanny X-Men #308–310, Uncanny X-Men Annual #18; X-Men: The Wedding Album; What If Vol. 2 #60 October 2012 0-7851-6290-2
X-Men: Road to Onslaught Vol. 1 'X-Men Unlimited #8, Plus Uncanny X-Men #322–326; X-Men: Prime; X-Men Vol. 2#42–45; X-Men Annual '95; ' February 2014 978-0-7851-8825-4
X-Men: Road to Onslaught Vol. 2 X-Men Unlimited #9; Plus Uncanny X-Men #327–328; X-Men/Clandestine 1–2; X-Men Vol. 2 #46–49; X-Men Annual '95; Sabretooth #1 July 2014 978-07851-8830-8
X-Men: Road to Onslaught Vol. 3 X-Men Unlimited #10; Plus Uncanny X-Men #329–332; X-Men/Brood #1–2; X-Men Vol. 2 #50–52; Wolverine Vol. 2 #101; Archangel #1; Xavier Institute Alumni Yearbook January 2015 978-07851-9005-9
X-Men/Avengers: Onslaught Omnibus X-Men Unlimited #11; Plus Cable #32-36; Uncanny X-Men #333-337; X-Force #55, 57-58; X-Man 15-19; X-Men Vol. 2 #53-57, Annual '96; Onslaught: X-Men, Marvel Universe, Epilogue; Avengers #401-402; Fantastic Four #415; Incredible Hulk #444-445; Wolverine Vol. 2 #104-105; X-Factor #125-126; Amazing Spider-Man #415; Green Goblin #12; Spider-Man #72; Iron Man #332; Punisher Vol. 2 #11; Thor #502; X-Men: Road to Onslaught #1; material from Excalibur #100, Fantastic Four #416 July 2015 978-0785192626
X-Men: The Hunt for Professor X X-Men Unlimited #22; Plus Uncanny X-Men #360-365; X-Men Vol. 2 #80-84, 1/2 June 2015 978-0785197201
X-Men Vs. Apocalypse Vol. 2: Ages of Apocalypse X-Men Unlimited #26; Plus X-51 #8, Uncanny X-Men #378 and Annual 1999, Cable #77, Wolverine Vol. 2 #148, X-Men Vol. 2 #98, and X-Men: The Search of Cyclops #1-4 September 2008 978-0785122647
X-Men Legends Vol. 4: Hated & Feared X-Men Unlimited #31, 35-36, 38, 40, 42, 46-49 December 2003
Exiles Vol. 5: Unnatural Instincts X-Men Unlimited #41, plus Exiles #26–30 July 2006 0-7851-1110-7

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