Media Release — NEW YORK – On May 28, Marvel Comics will release the highly anticipated X-Men: Magneto Testament hard cover, a collection of the five-issue critically acclaimed limited series from the fan favorite team of New York Times Best-Selling Author Greg Pak (Incredible Hulk, Incredible Hercules) and Carmine Di Giandomenico. This collector’s edition hard cover will be jam-packed with amazingly powerful extras, including a story never before published, and arrives with a suggested retail price of $24.99.
Today, the whole world knows him as Magneto, the most radical champion of mutant rights that mankind has ever seen. But in 1935, he was just another schoolboy — who happened to be Jewish in Nazi Germany. The definitive origin story for one of Marvel’s greatest icons begins with a silver chain and a crush on a girl — then quickly turns into a harrowing struggle for survival against the inexorable machinery of Hitler’s Final Solution.
Extras in the X-Men: Magneto Testament hard cover include a comprehensive End Notes and Teachers Guide, Afterward by Greg Pak, Afterward by iconic Marvel creator Stan Lee and brand new cover by legendary artist Joe Kubert.
Additionally, X-Men: Magneto Testament collects the short story The Last Outrage, written by Dr. Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, and illustrated by comic book luminaries Neal Adams & Joe Kubert. Learn the true life story of Dina Babbit, a Holocaust survivor who was forced by Nazis to paint portraits during her captivity in Auschwitz, and her continuing struggle with a Polish museum to reclaim her works from their possession.
Fans and critics agree—X-Men: Magneto Testament is one of the most important graphic novel achievements to date. IGN.com named this the “Best Mini Series of the Year” for 2008. Don’t miss X-Men: Magneto Testament , the book IGN deemed “easily one of the best products Marvel has put out this decade”, wherever books are sold.
X-MEN: MAGNETO TESTAMENT PREMIERE HC (MAR092634)
Written by GREG PAK
Penciled by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Parental Advisory …$24.99
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