(2007)

Marvel, 2007 Series
 
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34.99 USD; 56.00 CAD
Pages:
320
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Marvel Publishing, Inc.
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Marvel [white on red]
ISBN:
0-7851-2515-9 Search at WorldCat
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Editing:
Nick Lowe (Original Editor); Mike Marts (Original Editor); Sean Ryan (Original Assistant Editor); Will Panzo (Original Assistant Editor); Mark D. Beazley (Collection Editor); Michael Short (Assistant Editor); Cory Levine (Assistant Editor); Jennifer Grünwald (Associate Editor); Jeff Youngquist (Senior Editor Special Projects); Joe Quesada (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Binding:
hardcover

Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Billy Tan (signed)
Inks:
Danny Miki (signed)
Colors:
Frank D'Armata [as FGD]
Letters:
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Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Warpath; Marvel Girl; Nightcrawler; Havok; Polaris; Professor X]; Starjammers [Corsair; Hepzibah; Ch'od; Raza]; Lilandra; Gladiator; Vulcan; Deathbird
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Previously in Uncanny X-Men (Table of Contents)

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Billy Tan (signed)
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typeset

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[Uncanny X-Men #475 cover] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Billy Tan (signed)
Inks:
Danny Miki (signed)
Colors:
Frank D'Armata [as FGD]

Genre:
superhero
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The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter One -- Plan B (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Brubaker
Pencils:
Billy Tan
Inks:
Danny Miki
Colors:
Frank D'Armata
Letters:
Chris Eliopoulos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Polaris; Professor Xavier; Beast; Nightcrawler; Warpath; Havok; Marvel Girl]; Vulcan [Gabriel Summers]
Synopsis:
Professor Xavier gathers a team of X-Men in order to track Vulcan into Shi'ar space.
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[Uncanny X-Men #476 cover] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Billy Tan (signed)
Inks:
Danny Miki (signed)
Colors:
Frank D'Armata [as FGD]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Warpath
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The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Two The Things They Left Behind (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Brubaker
Pencils:
Billy Tan
Inks:
Danny Miki
Colors:
Frank D'Armata
Letters:
Chris Eliopoulos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Havok; Polaris; Warpath; Nightcrawler; Professor Xavier; Marvel Girl; Darwin; Cyclops]
Synopsis:
The X-Men steal a Shi'ar spaceship.
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[Uncanny X-Men #477 cover] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Watson (painted)
Inks:
John Watson (painted)
Colors:
John Watson (painted)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vulcan [Gabriel Summers]
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The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Three Vulcan's Progress (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Brubaker
Pencils:
Clayton Henry
Inks:
Mark Morales
Colors:
Wil Quintana
Letters:
Chris Eliopoulos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vulcan [Gabriel Summers]; Shi'ar Imperial Guard [Gladiator; Pulsar; Starbolt; Smasher]; Christopher Summers (flashback); Katherine Summers (flashback); D'Ken Neramani (flashback); Professor X [Charles Xavier] (flashback); Cyclops [Scott Summers] (flashback); Marvel Girl [Rachel Grey]
Synopsis:
Vulcan flies through space into Shi'ar territory, destroying ships in his path and ultimately commandeering one and gaining the allegiance of its crew through fear. The captain of his new ship tells Vulcan of Shi'ar history, and then the Imperial Guard arrives to stop his advance.
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[Uncanny X-Men #478 cover] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Billy Tan (signed)
Inks:
Danny Miki (signed)
Colors:
Frank D'Armata [as FGD]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Polaris; Havok
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The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Four Castaways (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Brubaker
Pencils:
Billy Tan
Inks:
Danny Miki; Allen Martinez
Colors:
Frank D'Armata
Letters:
Chris Eliopoulos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Havok [Alex Summers]; Darwin [Armando Muñoz]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Marvel Girl [Rachel Grey]; Warpath [James Proudstar]]; Vice-Chancellor K'Tor; Commander N'Ruto; Korvus
Synopsis:
The X-Men stop at a space station along Vulcan's path to re-fuel, but all is not as it seems with the station's crew. Meanwhile Shi'ar Vice-Chancellor K'Tor laments the results of Vulcan's rampage and the weaknesses of Empress Lilandra. Upon hearing news related to the line of the Phoenix he releases Korvus of the line of Rook'shir from his prison to wield the Blade of the Phoenix.
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[Uncanny X-Men #479 cover] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Billy Tan (signed)
Inks:
Danny Miki (signed); Allen Martinez (signed)
Colors:
Frank D'Armata [as FGD]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Havok [Alex Summers]; Darwin [Armando Muñoz]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Marvel Girl [Rachel Grey]; Warpath [James Proudstar]]; Korvus
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The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Five Double-Edged (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Brubaker
Pencils:
Billy Tan
Inks:
Danny Miki; Allen Martinez
Colors:
Frank D'Armata
Letters:
Joe Caramagna

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Havok [Alex Summers]; Darwin [Armando Muñoz]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Marvel Girl [Rachel Grey]; Warpath [James Proudstar]]; Vice-Chancellor K'Tor; Korvus; Rook'shir (flashback); Imperial Guard [Gladiator; Neutron] (flashback)
Synopsis:
Korvus invades the X-Men's ship and defeats them to reach Rachel, but when he tries to kill her his sword forges a mental link between the two of them. Rachel disables the bomb implanted in his head and he agrees to help her. But during the fight the two Shi'ar refugees from the space station the X-Men docked at abduct Professor X.
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[Uncanny X-Men #480 cover] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Watson (painted) (signed)
Inks:
John Watson (painted) (signed)
Colors:
John Watson (painted) (signed)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vulcan [Gabriel Summers]; Shi'ar Imperial Guard [Gladiator; Starbolt; Neutron]
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The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Six: Vulcan's Progress (Redux) (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Brubaker
Pencils:
Clayton Henry
Inks:
Mark Morales
Colors:
Frank D'Armata
Letters:
Joe Caramagna

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vulcan [Gabriel Summers]; Shi'ar Imperial Guard [Gladiator; Astra; Cosmo (death); Electron; Flashfire; Hobgoblin; Impulse (death); Manta; Mentor; Neutron (death); Nightside; Oracle; Plutonia; Scintilla; Smasher (death); Starbolt; Titan (death)]; Vice-Chancellor K'Tor; Deathbird [Cals'yee Neramani]
Synopsis:
Vulcan fights the Imperial Guard, slaying several of them before he is defeated by Gladiator, who puts out his left eye. The captain of the ship Vulcan had commandeered communicates with the Vice-Chancellor, who places Vulcan in a particular cell so that when a member of the Shi'ar "secret army" helps him escape, he meets someone unexpected.
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[Uncanny X-Men #481 cover] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Billy Tan (signed)
Inks:
Danny Miki (signed); Allen Martinez (signed)
Colors:
Frank D'Armata [as FGD]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor X [Charles Xavier]
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The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Seven: Crossing the Rubicon (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Brubaker
Pencils:
Billy Tan
Inks:
Danny Miki; Allen Martinez
Colors:
Frank D'Armata
Letters:
Joe Caramagna

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Havok [Alex Summers]; Darwin [Armando Muñoz]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Marvel Girl [Rachel Grey]; Warpath [James Proudstar]]; Korvus; Majestrix Lilandra Neramani; Chancellor Araki; Vice-Chancellor K'Tor
Synopsis:
Araki betrays Empress Lilandra, K'Tor tortures Professor X, and Darwin stows away on the escaping Shi'ars' jumpship in order to try to free the Professor. Meanwhile, Korvus and the X-Men come up with a strategy to get un-stranded, and set out to find the Starjammers. Also, Rachel and Korvus get closer as a result of their Phoenix-related mind-meld.
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[Uncanny X-Men #482 cover] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Billy Tan (signed)
Inks:
Danny Miki (signed); Allen Martinez (signed)
Colors:
Frank D'Armata [as FGD]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starjammers [Corsair [Christopher Summers]; Hepzibah; Raza Longknife; Ch'od]; X-Men [Havok [Alex Summers]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]]
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The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Eight: Imperial Rescue (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Brubaker
Pencils:
Billy Tan
Inks:
Danny Miki; Allen Martinez
Colors:
Frank D'Armata
Letters:
Joe Caramagna

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Havok [Alex Summers]; Darwin [Armando Muñoz]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Marvel Girl [Rachel Grey]; Warpath [James Proudstar]]; Korvus; Starjammers [Corsair [Christopher Summers]; Hepzibah; Raza Longknife; Ch'od]; Lilandra Neramani; D'Ken Neramani; Chancellor Araki
Synopsis:
The X-Men and Korvus meet up with the Starjammers and rescue Lilandra. Darwin breaks the Professor out of his cell, but finds a surprise when he sees Araki introduce the revived D'Ken as the "true ruler of the Imperium".
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[Uncanny X-Men #483 cover] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Watson (painted)
Inks:
John Watson (painted)
Colors:
John Watson (painted)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vulcan [Gabriel Summers]; Deathbird [Cal'syee Neramani]; Majestor D'Ken Neramani
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The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Nine: Vulcan's Descent (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Brubaker
Pencils:
Clayton Henry
Inks:
Mark Morales
Colors:
Frank D'Armata
Letters:
Joe Caramagna

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vulcan [Gabriel Summers]; Deathbird [Cal'syee Neramani]; D'Ken Neramani; Chancellor Araki
Synopsis:
Vulcan finds a kindred spirit in Deathbird as they cut a bloody swath across Shi'ar space. So smitten is he that he sets aside his hatred of D'Ken at her requests and heals his mind of the last of the damage wrought in the M'Kraan crystal.
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[Uncanny X-Men #484 cover] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Billy Tan (signed)
Inks:
Danny Miki (signed); Allen Martinez (signed)
Colors:
Frank D'Armata [as FGD]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Warpath [James Proudstar]; Korvus
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The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Ten: In Exile (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Brubaker
Pencils:
Billy Tan
Inks:
Danny Miki; Allen Martinez
Colors:
Frank D'Armata
Letters:
Joe Caramagna

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Havok [Alex Summers]; Darwin [Armando Muñoz]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Marvel Girl [Rachel Grey]; Warpath [James Proudstar]]; Starjammers [Corsair [Christopher Summers]; Hepzibah; Raza Longknife; Ch'od]; Korvus; Lilandra Neramani; Major-General Ka'ardum (introduction); Vulcan [Gabriel Summers]; Majestor D'Ken Neramani; Chancellor Araki; Vice-Chancellor K'Tor
Synopsis:
Lilandra leads the Starjammers and X-Men to break Major-General Ka'ardum out of the prison she placed him in and recruit him to their cause. Vulcan takes custody of the captured Darwin and asks him to be the best man when he weds Deathbird.
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[Uncanny X-Men #485 cover] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Billy Tan (signed)
Inks:
Danny Miki (signed); Allen Martinez (signed)
Colors:
Frank D'Armata [as FGD]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vulcan [Gabriel Summers]; Deathbird [Cal'syee Neramani]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]
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The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Eleven: The End of All That Is (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Brubaker
Pencils:
Billy Tan
Inks:
Danny Miki; Allen Martinez
Colors:
Frank D'Armata
Letters:
Chris Eliopoulos [as VC's Chris and Joe]; Joe Caramagna [as VC's Chris and Joe]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Havok [Alex Summers]; Darwin [Armando Muñoz]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Marvel Girl [Rachel Grey]; Warpath [James Proudstar]]; Starjammers [Corsair [Christopher Summers]; Hepzibah; Raza Longknife; Ch'od]; Korvus; Lilandra Neramani; Major-General Ka'ardum; Vulcan [Gabriel Summers]; Deathbird [Cal'syee Neramani]; Majestor D'Ken Neramani (death); Chancellor Araki; Shi'ar Imperial Guard [Gladiator; Earthquake; Magique; Manta; Mentor; Nightside; Warstar]
Synopsis:
Lilandra's rebellion, including the X-Men and the Starjammers, attacks the wedding of Vulcan and Deathbird. Vulcan throws Professor X into the M'Kraan Crystal, but Darwin goes in after him. Now that he and Deathbird are married, Vulcan stuns everyone by murdering D'Ken and claiming the crown as his own.
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[Uncanny X-Men #486 cover] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
John Watson (painted) (signed)
Inks:
John Watson (painted) (signed)
Colors:
John Watson (painted) (signed)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Havok [Alex Summers]; Polaris [Lorna Dane]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Marvel Girl [Rachel Grey] Warpath [James Proudstar]]; Starjammers [Ch'od; Raza Longknife]; Vulcan [Gabriel Summers]; Deathbird [Cal'syee Neramani]; Gladiator
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The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Twelve: Endings and Beginnings (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Brubaker
Pencils:
Billy Tan
Inks:
Danny Miki
Colors:
Frank D'Armata
Letters:
Chris Eliopoulos

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier] (regains telepathy); Darwin [Armando Muñoz]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Warpath [James Proudstar]; Havok [Alex Summers] (leaves team); Polaris [Lorna Dane] (leaves team); Marvel Girl [Rachel Grey] (leaves team)]; Starjammers [Corsair [Christopher Summers] (death); Hepzibah (leaves team); Raza Longknife; Ch'od; Havok [Alex Summers] (joins team); Polaris [Lorna Dane] (joins team); Marvel Girl [Rachel Grey] (joins team); Korvus (joins team)]; Lilandra Neramani; Major-General Ka'ardum; Vulcan [Gabriel Summers]; Deathbird [Cal'syee Neramani]; Shi'ar Imperial Guard [Gladiator; Earthquake; Manta; Nightside; Warstar]
Synopsis:
As the fight continues, Corsair attacks Vulcan only to be slain by his son. Alex, Lorna, Rachel and Korvus continue to fight him while Warpath keeps Hepzibah from attacking suicidally and Darwin rescues the Professor, with a bit of help from Kurt. Fearing they will all die, Lilandra forces the X-Men's ship to jump to Earth with Kurt, Warpath, Darwin, Professor X and a furious Hepzibah aboard. Deathbird convinces Vulcan to escape to live to fight another day, and the stranded X-Men and Korvus join the remaining Starjammers to continue to pursue Vulcan to bring him to justice.
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Character Designs by Billy Tan (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Billy Tan (signed)
Colors:
Billy Tan
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Korvus; Polaris; Havok; Marvel Girl

Abandoned Shi'ar Vehicle (Table of Contents)

X-Men / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Raicht
Pencils:
Eric Kachelhofer
Inks:
Eric Kachelhofer
Colors:
Eric Kachelhofer
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Uncanny X-Men: A Creative Genesis (Table of Contents)

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[Cover sketches] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / illustration / 7 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Billy Tan; John Watson
Letters:
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Genre:
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire
    X-Men
  2. 1. Previously in Uncanny X-Men
    X-Men
  3. 2. [Uncanny X-Men #475 cover]
    X-Men
  4. 3. The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter One -- Plan B
    X-Men
  5. 4. [Uncanny X-Men #476 cover]
    X-Men
  6. 5. The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Two The Things They Left Behind
    X-Men
  7. 6. [Uncanny X-Men #477 cover]
    X-Men
  8. 7. The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Three Vulcan's Progress
    X-Men
  9. 8. [Uncanny X-Men #478 cover]
    X-Men
  10. 9. The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Four Castaways
    X-Men
  11. 10. [Uncanny X-Men #479 cover]
    X-Men
  12. 11. The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Five Double-Edged
    X-Men
  13. 12. [Uncanny X-Men #480 cover]
    X-Men
  14. 13. The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Six: Vulcan's Progress (Redux)
    X-Men
  15. 14. [Uncanny X-Men #481 cover]
    X-Men
  16. 15. The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Seven: Crossing the Rubicon
    X-Men
  17. 16. [Uncanny X-Men #482 cover]
    X-Men
  18. 17. The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Eight: Imperial Rescue
    X-Men
  19. 18. [Uncanny X-Men #483 cover]
    X-Men
  20. 19. The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Nine: Vulcan's Descent
    X-Men
  21. 20. [Uncanny X-Men #484 cover]
    X-Men
  22. 21. The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Ten: In Exile
    X-Men
  23. 22. [Uncanny X-Men #485 cover]
    X-Men
  24. 23. The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Eleven: The End of All That Is
    X-Men
  25. 24. [Uncanny X-Men #486 cover]
    X-Men
  26. 25. The Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire Chapter Twelve: Endings and Beginnings
    X-Men
  27. 26. Character Designs by Billy Tan
    X-Men
  28. 27. Abandoned Shi'ar Vehicle
    X-Men
  29. 28. Uncanny X-Men: A Creative Genesis
  30. 29. [Cover sketches]
    X-Men
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