WEFOUNDClassic X-Men, Marvel Comics, January, 1987, Vol. 1, No. 5, Two Classic Tales of the Uncanny X-Men, My Brother, My Enemy and Prison of the Heart


Hated and feared by a world they are sworn to protect, the X-Men face off against some of their most unforgettable foes - including Magneto, Mesmero, Garrok the Petrified Man, Sauron, Moses Magnum and Alpha Flight. Collects X-MEN (Vol. 1) #111-121
208 PGS./ALL AGES…$39.99
UPC: 5960611194-00111

Hated and feared by a world they are sworn to protect, the X-Men face off against some of their most unforgettable foes - including Magneto, Mesmero, Garrok the Petrified Man, Sauron, Moses Magnum and Alpha Flight. Collects X-MEN (Vol. 1) #111-121
208 PGS./ALL AGES…$39.99
UPC: 5960611194-00111

Apocalypse ( En Sabah Nur ) is a fictional supervillain appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics . He is one of the world's first mutants , and was originally a principal villain for the original X-Factor team and now for the X-Men and related spinoff teams. Created by writer Louise Simonson and artist Jackson Guice , Apocalypse first appeared in X-Factor #5 (May 1986). [2]

Since his introduction, the character has appeared in a number of X-Men titles, including spin-offs and several limited series . Apocalypse has also been featured in various forms of media . In 2016, Oscar Isaac portrayed the villain in the film X-Men: Apocalypse . [3] In 2009, Apocalypse was ranked as IGN 's 24th Greatest Comic Book Villain of All Time. [4]

In a 2011 interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer , explained that when the X-Factor series was created, the original five X-Men were pulled out of the purview of Chris Claremont , who was writing The Uncanny X-Men . However, Simonson felt that the series need an archenemy, or what Simonson called "a big, bad villain", and conceived of Apocalypse. [7] Simonson described the character thus:


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