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X-Men: The End, Book 1: Dreamers and Demons

3.49  ·  Rating Details ·  194 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
It's the epic finale to the story of the Children of the Atom as renowned X-Men scribe Chris Claremont joins with star artist Sean Chen for a trilogy in the style of the Lord of the Rings movies, one that spans the length and breadth of the X-Men canon and brings the saga of Marvel's mutants to a climax!
Paperback, 144 pages
Published October 11th 2006 by Marvel (first published March 9th 2005)
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Silas
Aug 20, 2014 Silas rated it liked it
This is an alternate version of the world, where the X-Men have attained a level of peace, only to have it shattered by a coalition of villains. There are a lot of pairings that have been made that you wouldn't expect (like Wolverine and Storm, and Bishop and Warbird), and some of those involve children. It's sweeping in scope, taking place all over the world, and in Shi'ar space. There are some interesting things here, and lots of people die rather abrupt deaths. There is a lot going on that wa ...more
Jeff
Apr 04, 2012 Jeff rated it liked it
Chris Claremont has defined the best of what the X-Men represents. He writes sweeping narratives punctuated by sermonizing speeches that make the X-Men an overt symbol of tolerance for the other whether that be racial equality, gay rights, or any other marginalized group.. In this swan song story, he does what he does best again.

However the story suffers from an overly complicated plot line and the ever expanding cast of characters. Stories... and comic book stories in particular... often can't
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Shannon Appelcline
May 10, 2013 Shannon Appelcline rated it liked it
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A bit chaotic, a but confusing, but lots of great callbacks to the series. Reads like classic Claremont, with all the good and bad that entails.
Adam Gutschenritter
Dec 09, 2011 Adam Gutschenritter rated it it was amazing
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I love this entire series!
Shannon
May 22, 2017 Shannon rated it really liked it
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This story takes place 20 or so years in the future for the mid-2000's X-Men. The reader is thrown into a new era of X-Men without any real history of why things are the way they are, or even who some of the characters are. This causes some confusion, and does make the story feel a little rushed and incomplete, but if you can just accept what is happening in the 'now', and not be put-off by not knowing the recent past, then this is a very good story and well worth reading.
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Feather Mista
Jan 26, 2011 Feather Mista marked it as to-read
Lo tengo en revistas, X-Men The End Book One #1-4. Creo que en su momento arranqué a leerlo y me aburrió. Cuando lo retome veré si estaba en lo cierto o me termina convenciendo. También tengo el X-Men Black Sun #1 (of 5), que por lo que veo nunca fue recopilado en libro y no tiene nada que ver con este, pero lo pongo igual para no olvidarme por completo de su existencia.
Molly
Apr 24, 2007 Molly rated it really liked it
I love everything Marvel. The storylines are incredible! They have everything you could want: action, adventure, comedy, romance, political intrigue, allegories, metaphors, etc. Some stories drag, some end too soon.
Russell Wilcox
Aug 02, 2013 Russell Wilcox rated it it was amazing
While totally confused reading this, I couldn't stop. Claremont is my favorite X-Men writer, and this series is just another reason to love his work. I can't wait to read the rest of the series!
Rhiannon
Feb 24, 2009 Rhiannon rated it it was ok
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Whoa, this was all over the place. And, seriously, what is up with Claremont and "hounds"? Give it a rest, dude!
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Chris Claremont is a writer of American comic books, best known for his 16-year (1975-1991) stint on Uncanny X-Men, during which the series became one of the comic book industry's most successful properties.

Claremont has written many stories for other publishers including the Star Trek Debt of Honor graphic novel, his creator-owned Sovereign Seven for DC Comics and Aliens vs Predator for Dark Hors
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