For Giant-Size X-Men‘s 45th birthday Marvel has decided to celebrate the comic that introduced the world to a new generation of X-Men (eg. Colossus, Nightcrawler, Storm, Thunderbird, and Wolverine) with a tribute comic re-creating the story page-for-page with new art. The company has released a trailer explaining the concept for the special issue:
Here’s the list of artists for Giant-Size X-Men Tribute:
GIANT-SIZE X-MEN: TRIBUTE TO WEIN & COCKRUM #1
- Written by LEN WEIN
Art by ALEX ROSS, KEVIN NOWLAN, CHRIS SAMNEE, MARCUS TO, SIYA OUM, STEPHEN SEGOVIA, MARGUERITE SAUVAGE, CARMEN CARNERO, BERNARD CHANG, AARON KUDER, TAKESHI MIYAZAWA, JUANN CABAL, GURIHIRU, MARK BROOKS, KRIS ANKA, PHIL NOTO, VALERIO SCHITI, LEINIL FRANCIS YU, MATTEO LOLLI, EMA LUPACCHINO, CARLOS GÓMEZ, IBAN COELLO, R.B. SILVA, RAMON ROSANAS, JOSHUA CASSARA, DAVID BALDEÓN, MARCELO FERREIRA, JAVIER GARRÓN, ROD REIS, JAVIER RODRÍGUEZ, MARCO CHECCHETTO, JEN BARTEL, MIKE DEL MUNDO, RAHZZAH, PEPE LARRAZ & MIKE HAWTHORNE
- Cover by ADI GRANOV
It seems in the modern day, it takes over thirty artists to do what Dave Cockrum did in 1975. Giant-Size X-Men Tribute busts onto shelves on May 27.