x-men release dates timeline

2003

Date X-Statix Exiles X-Men Unlimited Ultimate X-Men Mystique Weapon X NYX Limited Series Other + Notes
January 2003 #5

available in x-statix: good omens

#18 #39 #24: Hellfire and Brimstone (4 of 5)

first app: magneto's computer, sebastian shaw and the hellfire club (cameo)
includes: ultimate x-men team (8) (colossus, storm cameos), blob, prosimian, iceman's parents, senator turk

available in ultimate x-men (vol. 4): hellfire and brimstone

  #3: The Hunt for Sabretooth (3 of 4)   Mekanix #2/6: Runaway

available in x-treme x-men: mekanix (vol. 4)

 
February 2003 #6 #19 #40 #25: Hellfire and Brimstone (5 of 5)

first full app: phoenix force. death of sebastian shaw
includes: storm, colossus, xavier, jean, sebastian shaw and the hellfire club, blob (cameo), prosimian, magneto

available in ultimate x-men (vol. 4): hellfire and brimstone

The Ultimates vs. X-Men #1 (of 4)

Mark Millar (writer), Chris Bachalo (pencils)

includes: magneto, fury, vice-president of the US, the ultimates (6, wasp, iron man, thor, captain america, black widow, hawkeye), toad, blob (? cameo), rogue, vanisher, hard-drive, scarlet witch, quicksilver

available in ultimate x-men (vol. 5): ultimate war

  #4: The Hunt for Sabretooth (4 of 4)   Mekanix #3/6: Busted

available in x-treme x-men: mekanix (vol. 4)

 
March 2003 #7 #20 #41 #26: Return of the King: Prelude

first app: detonator (ricky gibson), eisenstein (reporter)
includes: magneto, xavier, moira mctaggart, scarlet witch and quicksilver (cameos), sabretooth

#27: Return of the King (1 of 7): Magneto triumphant

first app: forge
includes: mastermind, multiple man, sabretooth, fury, vice-president of the US, moira mctaggart, nightcrawler, magneto

both available in ultimate x-men (vol. 6): return of the king

The Ultimates vs. X-Men #2 (of 4)

reported death of cyclops (off-panel). current ultimate x-men team roster (7): beast, jean grey, storm, colossus, xavier, iceman, wolverine, shadowcat

first app: professor grey
includes: ultimate x-men team (7) minus iceman, moira mctaggart, magneto, the ultimates (6) minus hawkeye, scarlet witch, quicksilver, the hulk (cameo)

The Ultimates vs. X-Men #3 (of 4)

includes: fury, the president of the US, ultimate x-men team (7), iceman's parents, moira mctaggart, magneto, the ultimates (6)

both available in ultimate x-men (vol. 5): ultimate war

  #5: Monsters   Mekanix #4/6: Prime Suspect!

available in x-treme x-men: mekanix (vol. 4)

 
April 2003 #8 #21 #42
a) Ice Queen
features: white queen

b) Fear
features: dani moonstar

c) It's the Thought that Counts
features: original x-team

d) The Sound of Music
features: xavier

#28: Return of the King (2 of 7)

includes: ultimate x-men team (7), forge, fury, nightcrawler

#29: Return of the King (3 of 7)

includes: ultimate x-men team (7), cyclops, nightcrawler

both available in ultimate x-men (vol. 6): return of the king The Ultimates vs. X-Men #4 (of 4)

includes: fury, the president of the US, ultimate x-men team (7), magneto, the ultimates (6)

available in ultimate x-men (vol. 5): ultimate war

  #6: The Underground: Prelude

Keron Grant, Pop Mhan (guest pencils)

first app: kathleen (malcom's wife), darren (her fiance), jimmy and suzie (malcolm's children)
includes: the director, aurora, sabretooth, cable

available in weapon x (vol. 2): The Underground

  Mekanix #5/6: Bad Moon Rising

available in x-treme x-men: mekanix (vol. 4)

 
May 2003 #9 #22 #43

#44: Can They Suffer?

features: UXM inc. sammy, juggernaut

#30: Return of the King (4 of 7)

death of sabretooth
includes: magneto, sabretooth, forge, ultimate x-men team (7), cyclops, nightcrawler

available in ultimate x-men (vol. 6): return of the king

  #7: The Underground (1 of 7)

Georges Jeanty (pencils)

first app: mesmero's mother
includes: mesmero, meltdown, domino, blaquesmith, cable, maverick, the director, aurora, wild child, sauron (cameo), jackson, kane, washout

available in weapon x (vol. 2): The Underground

  Mekanix #6/6: Memento Mori

available in x-treme x-men: mekanix (vol. 4)

 
June 2003 #10 #23 #45: Hero

birth of heather and james' daughter
features: alpha flight

#46
a) Weapon of Choice
b) Upon Reflection

both feature wolverine

#31: Return of the King (5 of 7)

includes: magneto, ultimate x-men team (7), cyclops, rogue, nightcrawler

#32: Return of the King (6 of 7)

psylocke's return
first app: mystique
includes: magneto, ultimate x-men team (7), cyclops, rogue, nightcrawler, president and vice-president of the US, fury, tony stark, rogue's parents, psylocke/kwannon, psylocke's parents, moira mctaggart, beast's parents, thor

both available in ultimate x-men (vol. 6): return of the king

#1: drop dead gorgeous (1 of 6)

mystique's solo series begins. brian k. vaughan (writer), jorge lucas (pencils)

first and last app: prudence (agent 16)
first app: steinbeck, shortpack
includes: xavier, jean (cameo), forge

available in mystique (vol. 1): drop dead gorgeous

#8: The Underground (2 of 7)

includes: mesmero, dr. windsor, sabretooth, wildside, reaper, domino, maverick, washout, jackson, mesmero's mother, cable, blaquesmith, meltdown, aurora, the director

available in weapon x (vol. 2): The Underground

     
July 2003   #24 #47: a) Bloody 'ell
features: psylocke
includes: wolverine

b) Strange harvest
features: cyclops

#48

#33: Return of the King (7 of 7)

includes: magneto, xavier, cyclops, wolverine, captain america

available in ultimate x-men (vol. 6): return of the king

#2: drop dead gorgeous (2 of 6)

first app: johnny kitano
includes: xavier, forge

available in mystique (vol. 1): drop dead gorgeous

#9: The Underground (3 of 7)

includes: kane, the director, aurora, marrow, jackson, washout, maverick, domino, wildside, reaper, mesmero, dr. windsor, sabretooth, cameos: wild child, sauron

available in weapon x (vol. 2): The Underground

     
August 2003 #11: 3 in a bed

el guapo joins x-statix. current x-statix team roster (9): orphan, vivisector, anarchist, dead girl, doop, phat, venus dee milo, el guapo, spike freeman
first and last app: consuela
features: el guapo
includes: x-statix team (9), wolverine (cameo), zeitgeist's two models
available in x-statix: back from the dead

#25 #49 #34: Blockbuster (1 of 6)

first app: tara (unnamed)
features: wolverine, spider-man
includes: MJ

available in ultimate x-men (vol. 7): blockbuster

#3: drop dead gorgeous (3 of 6)

first app: evangelina lazaro
includes: xavier, forge, shortpack

available in mystique (vol. 1): drop dead gorgeous

#10: The Underground (4 of 7)

includes: the director, marrow, aurora, blaquesmith, wildside, reaper, cable, domino, meltdown, jackson, maverick, cameos: wild child, sauron, washout

available in weapon x (vol. 2): The Underground

     
September 2003 #12: If you think I'm sexy

first and last app: brad gutman, the senior mortician; brenda, his wife; britney, his daughter
features: dead girl
includes: x-statix team (9)
available in x-statix: back from the dead

#26 #50 #35: Blockbuster (2 of 6)

features: wolverine, spider-man
includes: tara, black widow

available in ultimate x-men (vol. 7): blockbuster

#4: drop dead gorgeous (4 of 6)

first app: general diosvil, lazaro

includes: shortpack

available in mystique (vol. 1): drop dead gorgeous

#11: The Underground (5 of 7)

death of washout

includes: the director, aurora, jackson, dr. windsor, agent zero, madison jeffries, kane, cameos: wild child, sauron, cable, domino, maverick, meltdown

available in weapon x (vol. 2): The Underground

    X-men Unlimited ends.
October 2003 #13: Back from the Dead (1 of 6)

henrietta joins x-statix. current x-statix team roster (10): orphan, vivisector, anarchist, dead girl, doop, phat, venus dee milo, el guapo, spike freeman, henrietta hunter

first app: henrietta hunter, dicky, reggie, the euro-trash (miz tree, the wall, surrendur monkey, oxford blue, blind ali)
includes: x-statix team (10), tracy (blonde reporter), lacuna, spider-man

available in x-statix: back from the dead

#27   #36: Blockbuster (3 of 6)

features: wolverine, spider-man
includes: tara, daredevil

available in ultimate x-men (vol. 7): blockbuster

#5: drop dead gorgeous (5 of 6)

first app: general diosvil, lazaro

includes: shortpack

available in mystique (vol. 1): drop dead gorgeous

#12: The Underground (6 of 7)

death of kane
includes: the director, jackson, cable, domino, meltdown, sabretooth, marrow, madison jeffries, cameos: wild child, sauron, maverick, blaquesmith

available in weapon x (vol. 2): The Underground

#1    
November 2003 #14: Back from the Dead (2 of 6)

includes: x-statix team (10), spider-man, tracy, lacuna, dicky, reggie, the euro-trash

#28   #37: Blockbuster (4 of 6)

nightcrawler joins off-panel. current ultimate x-men team roster (9): beast, jean grey, storm, colossus, xavier, iceman, wolverine, shadowcat, cyclops, nightcrawler

features: wolverine, spider-man
includes: jean, ultimate x-men team (9) (cameo) minus xavier, tara, daredevil

available in ultimate x-men (vol. 7): blockbuster

#6: drop dead gorgeous (6 of 6)

first app: shepard, the quiet man
includes: lazaro, evangelina lazaro, shortpack, xavier

available in mystique (vol. 1): drop dead gorgeous

#13: The Underground (7 of 7)

no regular penciler until issue #23

includes: the director, madison jeffries, aurora, jackson, maverick, agent zero, cable, marrow, dr. windsor, cameos: wild child, sauron, blaquesmith, domino, meltdown

available in weapon x (vol. 2): The Underground

#2    
December 2003 #15: Homeland defense!: Back from the Dead (3 of 6)

first app: mister code, ed wolfman (US secretary of homeland defense)
includes: x-statix team (10), tracy, lacuna

available in x-statix: back from the dead

#29   #38: Blockbuster (5 of 6)

features: wolverine
includes: wraith (flashback), fury, ultimate x-men team (9) (cameo), rogue (cameo), phoenix, tara

available in ultimate x-men (vol. 7): blockbuster

#7: tinker, tailor, mutant, spy (1 of 4)

michael ryan (pencils)

first app: the host
includes: shortpack, xavier, forge, shepard, the quiet man

available in mystique (vol. 2): tinker, tailor, mutant, spy

#14: Sinister's list

#15: Defection (1 of 3): Welcome to Weapon X, Chamber... hope you survive the experience!

#3    

2004

Date X-Statix Exiles New Mutants (vol. 3) X-Men Unlimited Mystique NYX Alpha Flight (vol. 3) Limited Series Other + Notes
January 2004 #16: More than she can chew?: Back from the Dead (4 of 6)

death of reggie and spike freeman. current x-statix team roster (9): orphan, vivisector, anarchist, dead girl, doop, phat, venus dee milo, el guapo, henrietta hunter
includes: x-statix team (9), spike freeman, tracy, lacuna, reggie, dicky, mister code

available in x-statix: back from the dead

    #36 #8: tinker, tailor, mutant, spy (2 of 4)

includes: shepard, the quiet man, shortpack, the host

available in mystique (vol. 2): tinker, tailor, mutant, spy

       
February 2004 #17: Back from the Dead (5 of 6)

death of henrietta. current x-statix team roster (8): orphan, vivisector, anarchist, dead girl, doop, phat, venus dee milo, el guapo

includes: x-statix team (8), henrietta hunter, spike freeman (deceased), tracy, lacuna, lacuna's parents, lacuna's lawyer, dicky, mister code

available in x-statix: back from the dead

    #37 #9: tinker, tailor, mutant, spy (3 of 4)

includes: shortpack, the host

available in mystique (vol. 2): tinker, tailor, mutant, spy

       
March 2004 #18: The disc: Back from the Dead (6 of 6)

death of phat, el guapo, and mister code. current x-statix team roster (6): orphan, vivisector, anarchist, dead girl, doop, venus dee milo

includes: x-statix team (6), phat (deceased), mister code (deceased), el guapo, henrietta hunter, tracy, dicky (reggie?), the president of europa

available in x-statix: back from the dead

    #38 #10: tinker, tailor, mutant, spy (4 of 4)

includes: shortpack, the host, shepard, the quiet man, forge

available in mystique (vol. 2): tinker, tailor, mutant, spy

       
April 2004 #19     #39 #11: maker's mark (1 of 2)

manuel garcia (guest pencils)

first app: anthony bronson, spense bronson
includes: forge

available in mystique (vol. 2): tinker, tailor, mutant, spy

       
May 2004 #20       #12: maker's mark (2 of 2)

manuel garcia (guest pencils)

includes: forge, anthony bronson, spense bronson

available in mystique (vol. 2): tinker, tailor, mutant, spy

  #1: You Gotta be Kiddin' me! (1 of 6)

series begins. Scott Lobdell (writer), Clayton Henry (pencils)

team forms. current AF team (6) roster: sasquatch, centennial, major mapleleaf ii (and thunder), yukon jack, nemesis, puck ii

first app: AF team (6) minus sasquatch, nemesis
includes: sasquatch, nemesis

available in Alpha Flight (vol. 1): You Gotta Be Kiddin' Me

   
June 2004 #21       #13: nevermore

includes: shortpack, shepard

available in mystique (vol. 2): tinker, tailor, mutant, spy

  #2: You Gotta be Kiddin' me! (2 of 6)

includes: AF team (6), old AF team (6) (including shaman minus sasquatch, cameo), yukon jack's father

available in Alpha Flight (vol. 1): You Gotta Be Kiddin' Me

   
July 2004 #22       #14: Unnatural (1 of 5)

first app: jura (unnamed here), helen carlson
includes: xavier, forge, shortpack

sean mckeever (writer) and manuel garcia (pencils) begin their run.

#15: Unnatural (2 of 5)

includes: helen carlson, shortpack, xavier, shepard

both available in mystique (vol. 3): unnatural

  #3: You Gotta be Kiddin' me! (3 of 6)

includes: AF team (6)

available in Alpha Flight (vol. 1): You Gotta Be Kiddin' Me

   
August 2004 #23       #16: Unnatural (3 of 5)

first app: sasha, viktor, luc
includes: shortpack, jura, helen carlson, xavier

available in mystique (vol. 3): unnatural

  #4: You Gotta be Kiddin' me! (4 of 6)

first app: plodex kid (cameo)
includes: AF team (6), major mapleleaf ii's father and brother, the mole man, old AF team (6) minus snowbird (cameo)

available in Alpha Flight (vol. 1): You Gotta Be Kiddin' Me

   
September 2004         #17: Unnatural (4 of 5)

first app: vanessa and markita, tanya, ralf
includes: shortpack, xavier, luc, viktor, helen carlson, jura, sasha

available in mystique (vol. 3): unnatural

  #5: You Gotta be Kiddin' me! (5 of 6)

includes: AF team (6), old AF team (6) (cameo), plodex as old AF team, plodex kid

available in Alpha Flight (vol. 1): You Gotta Be Kiddin' Me

   
October 2004         #18: Unnatural (5 of 5)

available in mystique (vol. 3): unnatural

  #6: You Gotta be Kiddin' me! (6 of 6)

includes: AF team (6), old AF team (6), plodex kid, cameos: spider-man, wolverine, sandman, two others

available in Alpha Flight (vol. 1): You Gotta Be Kiddin' Me

   
November 2004         #19: Ingression

available in mystique (vol. 4): quiet

  #7: Waxing Poetic (1 of 2)    
December 2004         #20: Quiet (1 of 5)

available in mystique (vol. 4): quiet

  #8: Waxing Poetic (2 of 2)    


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