X-Men by Jonathan Hickman Reading Order: How to read the most ambitious X-Men run in a long time?

Last Updated 3 weeks ago.For a long time, X-Men comics were just a second thought at Marvel Comics. And then, Jonathan Hickman came.

What are the X-Men by Jonathan Hickman about?

A new era begins for the mutants of the Marvel World. With artists Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva, writer Jonathan Hickman uses past, present and future to build a new kind of X-Story for the Mutantkind.

Charles Xavier has a plan. He makes an offer to the human in order to build a new Mutant nation on Krakoa Island where all the mutants in the world—good or bad—are welcome. Together, they will take their place in the future and nothing will stop them. It’s a new beginning, but humans may not be ready to accept it.

X-Men by Jonathan Hickman Reading Order:

I. House of X/Powers of X

These two miniseries work in concert to build a prologue to the newly revised world of the X-Men by Jonathan Hickman.

X-Men Jonathan Hickman Reading Order

The House of X & Powers of X are collected in one book, but if you want to read issue by issue, this is the reading order:

  1. House of X #1
  2. Powers of X #1
  3. House of X #2
  4. Powers of X #2
  5. Powers of X #3
  6. House of X #3
  7. House of X #4
  8. Powers of X #4
  9. House of X #5
  10. Powers of X #5
  11. House of X #6
  12. Powers of X #6 (of 6)

II. Dawn of X

The new X-Men statu quo is in place. Now, new series are created to tell the multiple stories written by Jonathan Hickman and his Marvel collaborators.

  1. X-Men #1 – Written by Jonathan Hickman.
  2. Marauders #1 – Kate Pryde, Storm, Pyro, Bishop and Iceman sail the seas of the world to protect those hated and feared! Written by Gerry Dugan.
  3. Excalibur #1 – The Otherworld is rocked by war! A new Captain Britain holds the amulet, fighting for the Kingdom of Avalon with her Excalibur at her side – Rogue, Gambit, Rictor, Jubilee…and Apocalypse. Written by Tini Howard.
  4. X-Men – Fantastic Four #1-4 – Every mutant on Earth lives on Krakoa… except for one. But now it’s time for Frankin Richards to come home. 4-part miniseries.
  5. X-Force #1 – X-Force is the CIA of the mutant world-one half intelligence branch, one half special ops. Beast, Jean Grey and Sage on one side, Wolverine, Kid Omega and Domino on the other. Written by Benjamin Percy
  6. New Mutants #1 – The classic New Mutants (Sunspot, Wolfsbane, Mirage, Karma, Magik, and Cypher) get together with a few new friends (Chamber, Mondo) to seek out their missing member and share the good news… Written by Jonathan Hickman and Ed Brisson.
  7. Fallen Angels #1 – Psylocke finds herself in this new world of Mutantkind unsure of her place in it… but when a face from her past returns only to be killed, she seeks help from others who feel similar to get vengeance.
  8. X-Men #2
  9. Excalibur #2
  10. Marauders #2
  11. New Mutants #2
  12. X-Force #2
  13. Fallen Angels #2
  14. X-Men #3
  15. Marauders #3
  16. Excalibur #3
  17. New Mutants #3
  18. X-Force #3
  19. Fallen Angels #3
  20. Giant-Size X-Men – Magneto #1
  21. Marauders #4
  22. Excalibur #4
  23. New Mutants #4
  24. X-Force #4
  25. Fallen Angels #4
  26. X-Men #4
  27. Marauders #5
  28. Excalibur #5
  29. New Mutants #5
  30. X-Force #5
  31. Fallen Angels #5
  32. X-Men #5
  33. Marauders #6
  34. Excalibur #6
  35. Fallen Angels #6
  36. New Mutants #6
  37. X-Force #6
  38. Marauders #7
  39. Excalibur #7
  40. X-Men #6
  41. X-Force #7

Interlude #1 : The Collected Editions

X-Men by Jonathan Hickman Vol. 1 X-Force by Benjamin Percy Vol 1 New Mutants by Jonathan Hickman Vol 1

  1. X-Men by Jonathan Hickman Vol. 1: Collect X-Men (2019) #1-6.
  2. X-Force by Benjamin Percy Vol. 1: Collect X-Force (2019) #1-6.
  3. New Mutants by Jonathan Hickman Vol. 1: Collect New Mutants (2019) #1-6.

Marauders by Gerry Duggan Vol 1 Fallen Angels Vol. 1 Excalibur by Tini Howard Vol 1

  1. Marauders by Gerry Duggan Vol. 1: Collect Marauders #1-6.
  2. Fallen Angels Vol. 1: Collect Fallen Angels #1-6.
  3. Excalibur by Tini Howard Vol. 1: Collect Excalibur (2019)#1-6.

  1. New Mutants #7
  2. Giant-Size X-Men – Nightcrawler #1
  3. Wolverine #1
  4. Marauders #8
  5. X-Men #7
  6. X-Force #8
  7. Giant-Size X-Men – Jean Grey And Emma Frost #1
  8. New Mutants #8
  9. Excalibur #8
  10. Marauders #9
  11. Cable #1
  12. X-Men #8
  13. New Mutants #9
  14. Excalibur #9
  15. X-Force #9
  16. Hellions #1
  17. Wolverine #2
  18. X-Men #9
  19. Marauder #10
  20. Excalibur #10
  21. New Mutants #10
  22. X-Force #10
  23. New Mutants #11
  24. Wolverine #3
  25. Hellions #2
  26. X-Factor #1
  27. Cable #2
  28. X-Men #10
  29. Marauder #11
  30. X-Force #11
  31. Excalibur #11
  32. Wolverine #4
  33. Cable #3
  34. Hellions #3
  35. X-Factor #2
  36. X-Men #11
  37. Cable #4
  38. New Mutants #12
  39. Wolverine #5
  40. Hellions #4
  41. Marauders #12
  42. X-Factor #3
  43. X-Force #12

X of Swords >> The X-Men Crossover of the Year begins here

  1. Excalibur #12
  2. Giant-Size X-Men – FantomeX #1
  3. Giant-Size X-Men – Storm #1
  4. X-Men #12
  5. Empyre: X-Men #1-4
  6. Juggernaut #1
  7. X of Swords: Creation #1
  8. Giant-Size X-Men – Tribute to Wein & Cockrum #1
  9. X-Factor #4
  10. Wolverine #6
  11. X-Force #13
  12. Marauders #13
  13. Hellions #5
  14. New Mutants #13
  15. Cable #5
  16. Excalibur #13
  17. X-Men #13
  18. X of Swords: Stasis #1
  19. X-Men #14
  20. Marauders #14
  21. Marauders #15
  22. Excalibur #14
  23. Wolverine #7
  24. X-Force #14
  25. Hellions #6
  26. Cable #6
  27. X-Men #15
  28. Excalibur #15
  29. X of Swords: Destruction #1

X-Men by Jonathan Hickman Reading Order

III. Reign of X

  1. Hellions #7
  2. X-Factor #5
  3. S.W.O.R.D. #1
  4. Marauders #16
  5. New Mutants #14
  6. X-Force #15
  7. Excalibur #16
  8. X-Men #16
  9. Wolverine #8
  10. Hellions #8
  11. X-Factor #6
  12. S.W.O.R.D. #2
  13. Marauders #17
  14. Cable #7
  15. X-Force #16
  16. New Mutants #15
  17. Excalibur #17
  18. X-Men #17
  19. Wolverine #9
  20. X-Factor #7
  21. Hellions #9
  22. King in Black: Marauders #1
  23. S.W.O.R.D. #3
  24. X-Force #17
  25. Excalibur #18
  26. Marauders #18
  27. Cable #8
  28. New Mutants #16
  29. Wolverine #10
  30. X-Men #18
  31. Demon Days: X-Men#1
  32. Hellions #10
  33. Children of the Atom #1
  34. X-Factor #8
  35. S.W.O.R.D. #4
  36. X-Force #18
  37. Cable #9
  38. Excalibur #19
  39. X-Men #19
  40. Excalibur #20
  41. Marauders #19
  42. Children of the Atom #2
  43. Wolverine #11
  44. S.W.O.R.D. #5
  45. Way of X #1
  46. X-Force #19
  47. Cable #10
  48. New Mutants #17
  49. Hellions #11
  50. Marauders #20
  51. Children of the Atom #3
  52. X-Corp #1
  53. X-Factor #9
  54. Way of X #2
  55. Wolverine #12
  56. New Mutants #18
  57. X-Men #20

Hellfire Gala –>The X-Men Crossover of the Year begins here

  1. Marauders #21
  2. X-Force #20
  3. Hellions #12
  4. Excalibur #21
  5. X-Men #21
  6. Children of the Atom #4
  7. Planet-Size X-Men #1
  8. New Mutants #19
  9. X-Corp #2
  10. Wolverine #13
  11. S.W.O.R.D. #6
  12. Way of X #3
  13. X-Factor #10
  14. Cable #11
  15. Children of the Atom #5
  16. Hellions #13
  17. X-Force #21
  18. X-Men #1
  19. Excalibur #22
  20. Way of X #4
  21. X-Corp #3
  22. Marauders #22
  23. New Mutants #20
  24. Cable #12
  25. S.W.O.R.D. #7 (part of The Last Annihilation crossover)
  26. Wolverine #14
  27. Hellions #14
  28. X-Men #2
  29. Children of the Atom #6
  30. X-Force #22
  31. Marauders #23
  32. Way of X #5
  33. X-Corp #4
  34. X-Men: The Trial of Magneto #1
  35. Cable: Reloaded #1 (part of The Last Annihilation crossover)
  36. Wolverine #15
  37. Hellions #15
  38. New Mutants #21
  39. Excalibur #23
  40. X-Force #23
  41. Marauders #24
  42. X-Men: The Trial of Magneto #2
  43. X-Corp #5
  44. X-Men #3
  45. Inferno #1
  46. S.W.O.R.D. #8
  47. Wolverine #16

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