X-Men: Grand Design by Ed Piskor is an attempt by the creator of the Hip-Hop Family Tree to retell the continuity of the X-Men as of it was all planned for, and an ending in mind. Of course, with foreshadowing, forethought, and a quirkier art style than the X-Men may have been used for.

It’s gone and done rather well — so much so that the two-issues-a-year schedule may need to be brought forward a little.

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But both issues have sold out at distributor level, and the collection of the first two issues won’t be out until April, and because it’s oversized, will cost three times as much.

But not to worry! Not to fret! On Valentine’s Day, Marvel Comics will have second prints of both volumes available.

X-MEN GRAND DESIGN #1
(W) Ed Piskor (A/CA) Ed Piskor
From Eisner award-winning creator Ed Piskor (Hip-Hop Family Tree) comes a thrilling new series chronicling all of X-Men history! X-MEN: GRAND DESIGN stitches together the most important moments in mutant history, creating a comprehensive narrative celebrating the X-Men’s past, present, and future. The first in a trilogy, GRAND DESIGN returns to Charles Xavier’s assembly of Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel, and Beast! A must for fans looking to brush up on their X-Men lore or as jumping-on point for Marvel’s merry mutants.
SRP: $5.99

X-MEN GRAND DESIGN #2
(W) Ed Piskor (A/CA) Ed Piskor
• Revisit all of X-Men history with Eisner-winning writer/artist Ed Piskor!!!
•  Relive the biggest moments in X-Men history: The flight of the Sentinels! The discovery of the Savage Land!! The death of Charles Xavier!!!
•  For the X-Fan inside everyone!
SRP: $5.99

X-MEN GRAND DESIGN TP
(W) Ed Piskor (A/CA) Ed Piskor
Over six tumultuous decades, the X-Men have carved a singular place in comic book lore and popular culture. From their riotous birth in the ’60s, to their legendary reboot in the ’70s, to their attitude adjustment in the ’90s, to their battle against extinction in the ’00s, the X-Men have remained unquestionably relevant to generations of readers, the ultimate underdogs in an increasingly complicated world. Now, New York Times-best-selling author Ed Piskor (Hip-Hop Family Tree, Wizzywig) takes you on a pulse-pounding tour of X-Men history unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before, an intricate labor of love that stitches together hundreds of classic and obscure stories into one seamless X-Men masterpiece! This volume also includes 1963’s X-MEN #1, masterfully recolored by Ed. Presented in the same dynamic, oversized format of the best-selling Hip Hop Family Tree! Collecting X-MEN: GRAND DESIGN #1-2.
Rated T+In Shops: Apr 04, 2018
SRP: $29.99

 

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