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 X-Men: The Manga #1 - Untitled
Importance Rating: 6.5 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Hiroshi Higuchi
Writer(s): Hiroshi Higuchi
Release Date: March 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #1.
Comic Summary: The X-Men connect a mutant registration program, with ties to the government and to a group of mutant-capturing robots called Sentinels. They rescue a teenage mutant girl named Jubilee from the program while visiting a mall. They decide to bring her back to the mansion where she finds they are not just normal mutants, they are the X-men.

 X-Men: The Manga #2 - Untitled
Importance Rating: 5.5 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Hiroshi Higuchi
Writer(s): Hiroshi Higuchi
Release Date: April 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #1.
Comic Summary: The X-Men connect a mutant registration program, with ties to the government and to a group of mutant-capturing robots called Sentinels. They rescue a teenage mutant girl named Jubilee from the program while visiting a mall. They decide to bring her back to the mansion where she finds they are not just normal mutants, they are the X-men.

 X-Men: The Manga #3 - Operation Rescue Part I
Importance Rating: 5.5 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Koji Yasue
Writer(s): Koji Yasue
Release Date: April 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #1.
Comic Summary: The X-Men break into the Mutant Registration Office and destroy the files, but Beast is apprehended while trying to escape. Gyrich and Trask, the renegades responsible for the Sentinels, kidnap Jubilee, hoping she can lead them to the X-Men.

 X-Men: The Manga #4 - Operation Rescue Part II
Importance Rating: 2.5 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Koji Yasue
Writer(s): Koji Yasue
Release Date: May 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #1.
Comic Summary: The X-Men break into the Mutant Registration Office and destroy the files, but Beast is apprehended while trying to escape. Gyrich and Trask, the renegades responsible for the Sentinels, kidnap Jubilee, hoping she can lead them to the X-Men.

 X-Men: The Manga #5 - Enter: Magneto
Importance Rating: 3.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Koji Yasue
Writer(s): Koji Yasue
Release Date: May 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #2.
Comic Summary: After Beast's trial, Sabretooth demands that Beast be set free, prompting the guards to shoot and injure Sabretooth. Cyclops aids Sabretooth and brings him to the Mansions' infirmary. Later, Magneto attacks a military missile facility. As the X-men arrive, Magneto is preparing to launch nuclear missiles in order to ensure a war between mutants and humans. Cyclops, Storm, and Wolverine face off with Magneto, but are unable to stop him. Later Storm uses her control over wind and lightning to cause the missiles to short-circuit, deactivating them and drop them into the water. Having prevented a nuclear war, the X-men return home to the mansion having learned the full power of Magneto.

 X-Men: The Manga #9 - Menace of the Morlocks Part I
Importance Rating: 4.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Reiji Hagihara
Writer(s): Reiji Hagihara
Release Date: July 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #3.
Comic Summary: Wolverine must overcome his feelings for Jean, and Storm must overcome her crippling claustrophobia, when the team journeys into the sewer to rescue Jean Grey & Cyclops from a race of hideously deformed mutants known as Morlocks, and their leader Callisto, who wants to make Scott her king.

 X-Men: The Manga #10 - Menace of the Morlocks Part II
Importance Rating: 6.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Reiji Hagihara
Writer(s): Reiji Hagihara
Release Date: August 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #3.
Comic Summary: Wolverine must overcome his feelings for Jean, and Storm must overcome her crippling claustrophobia, when the team journeys into the sewer to rescue Jean Grey & Cyclops from a race of hideously deformed mutants known as Morlocks, and their leader Callisto, who wants to make Scott her king.

 X-Men: The Manga #11 - Stalked By Sabretooth
Importance Rating: 5.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Rei Nakahara
Writer(s): Rei Nakahara
Release Date: August 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #3.
Comic Summary: Having left the X-Men to seek peace in the arctic, Wolverine instead finds himself battling Sabretooth for the safety of an Inuit tribe. Storm, Gambit, and Jubilee investigate an island resort which welcomes mutants, and might be too good to be true.

 X-Men: The Manga #12 - Untitled
Importance Rating: 5.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Rei Nakahara
Writer(s): Rei Nakahara
Release Date: September 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #3.
Comic Summary: Having left the X-Men to seek peace in the arctic, Wolverine instead finds himself battling Sabretooth for the safety of an Inuit tribe. Storm, Gambit, and Jubilee investigate an island resort which welcomes mutants, and might be too good to be true.

 X-Men: The Manga #13 - Mutant Island
Importance Rating: 7.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Rei Nakahara
Writer(s): Rei Nakahara
Release Date: September 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #3 and 4.
Comic Summary: Gambit, Storm, and Jubilee become slave labor on the island resort of Genosha, along with other mutants, forced to help build the new power source for a Sentinel factory. They're given aide in escaping by a mysterious mercenary named Cable.

 X-Men: The Manga #14 - Mutant Island Part II
Importance Rating: 7.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Writer(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Release Date: October 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #4.
Comic Summary: Gambit, Storm, and Jubilee become slave labor on the island resort of Genosha, along with other mutants, forced to help build the new power source for a Sentinel factory. They're given aide in escaping by a mysterious mercenary named Cable.

 X-Men: The Manga #15 - Mutant Island Part III
Importance Rating: 5.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa and Uoriya Ohashi
Writer(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa and Uoriya Ohashi
Release Date: October 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #4.
Comic Summary: Gambit, Storm, and Jubilee become slave labor on the island resort of Genosha, along with other mutants, forced to help build the new power source for a Sentinel factory. They're given aide in escaping by a mysterious mercenary named Cable.

 X-Men: The Manga #16 - Colossus
Importance Rating: 4.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Uoriya Ohashi
Writer(s): Uoriya Ohashi
Release Date: November 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #4.
Comic Summary: Colossus, with the help of the X-Men, fights the Juggernaut after the Juggernaut charges through his contrustion site. That is after he destroys the X-Mansion.

 X-Men: The Manga #17 - Untitled
Importance Rating: 5.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Writer(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Release Date: December 1998
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #5.
Comic Summary: A Doctor at the Muir Island Mutant Research Center claims to have found a cure for the mutant gene. Rogue flies to the island seeking the 'cure', which turns out to be a plot by the villainous Apocalypse to turn mutants into his evil servants.

 X-Men: The Manga #19 - Untitled
Importance Rating: 5.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Writer(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Release Date: January 1999
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #5.
Comic Summary: The immortal mutant Apocalypse terrorizes the world with his Horsemen--mutants who journeyed to Muir Island seeking the fictitious cure, but instead became the living embodiments of Famine, Pestilence, War, andDeath. Can the X-Men stop them from carrying out Apocalypse's plan to annihilate all humankind?

 X-Men: The Manga #20 - Untitled
Importance Rating: 4.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Writer(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Release Date: January 1999
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #5.
Comic Summary: The immortal mutant Apocalypse terrorizes the world with his Horsemen--mutants who journeyed to Muir Island seeking the fictitious cure, but instead became the living embodiments of Famine, Pestilence, War, andDeath. Can the X-Men stop them from carrying out Apocalypse's plan to annihilate all humankind?

 X-Men: The Manga #21 - Untitled
Importance Rating: 4.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Writer(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Release Date: February 1999
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #6.
Comic Summary: A mutant from more than half a century into the future, named Bishop, arrives in the present, attempting to change history for the better, by stopping an X-Man from committing an assassination. But between being chased by a future breed of Sentinel, and the details of his mission being fuzzy, he's got his work cut out for him.

 X-Men: The Manga #23 - Untitled
Importance Rating: 8.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Writer(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Release Date: March 1999
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: The cover was original art by Randy Green and Tim Townsand. The original art for the cover was part of a contest celebrating the end of the Manga comic run.

This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #6.
Comic Summary: A mutant from more than half a century into the future, named Bishop, arrives in the present, attempting to change history for the better, by stopping an X-Man from committing an assassination. But between being chased by a future breed of Sentinel, and the details of his mission being fuzzy, he's got his work cut out for him.

 X-Men: The Manga #24 - Untitled
Importance Rating: 6.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Writer(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Release Date: March 1999
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: The cover was original art by Randy Green and Tim Townsand. The original art for the cover was part of a contest celebrating the end of the Manga comic run.

This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #6.

Comic Summary: Aware of an impending assassination which will create a catastrophic future, the X-Men must deal with threats both outside and within their team. Bishop identifies the traitor -- the mysterious Cajun Gambit! Can the X-Men stop Bishop from destroying Gambit before the assassination can take place? Should they?

 X-Men: The Manga #25 - Untitled
Importance Rating: 7.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Writer(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Release Date: April 1999
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #6.
Comic Summary: Aware of an impending assassination which will create a catastrophic future, the X-Men must deal with threats both outside and within their team. Bishop identifies the traitor -- the mysterious Cajun Gambit! Can the X-Men stop Bishop from destroying Gambit before the assassination can take place? Should they?

 X-Men: The Manga #26 - Untitled
Importance Rating: 4.0 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Writer(s): Hirofumi Ichikawa
Release Date: April 1999
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: This is the last issue released in the US even though there was two whole Japanese manga books left untranslated which could have been made into 8-9 comics. The US ending was very abrupted, ending in the middle of a story.

This is a translated reprint from the Japanese Manga Volume #7.
Comic Summary: Recovering from their initial battle with the X-Men, Gyrich and Trask have resumed Project Wideawake by creating the ultimate Sentinel: the Master Mold, a walking factory capable of creating Sentinel robots at an assembly-line pace. The X-Men must join with their oldest nemesis, Magneto, to destroy the Master Mold and prevent the extermination of all mutantkind.

 X-Men Misfits #1 - Untitled
Importance Rating: 4.5 out of 10
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Penciler(s): Anzu
Writer(s): Raina Telgemeier and Dave Roman
Release Date: October 2009
Variant Covers: None.
Trade Availability: None.
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Fun Facts: Published by Del Rey in traditional Japanese Manga size and art style. 192 pages long.
Comic Summary: High school student Kitty Pryde has always been the odd girl out. A mutant, she was born with strange superpowers, magical talents that make her the class freak. But Kitty’s world is changed when she’s invited to study at Professor Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters, a special home for mutant teens. There’s just one catch: Kitty’s the only girl at the all-boy school, and she ends up just feeling like a freak all over again.

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