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Astonishing X-Men
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Beginning date 2009
End date 2012
Number of Episodes 24
Season One
Season Two
Season Three
Season Four
Writers Joss Whedon
Producers Rob Simmons
Ruwan Jayatilleke
Virginia Meléndez
Alan Fine
Dan Buckley
Joe Quesada
Jeph Loeb
Stan Lee
Eric Radomski
Tod Casey
Jay Snyder
Dan Green

Astonishing X-Men is a motion comic series by Marvel Knights Animation that was adapted from Joss Whedon's run on the Astonishing X-Men comic book series.


Astonishing X-Men follows the X-Men as they fight an alien named Ord who has come to Earth to cure all mutants because it was preordained that a mutant from Earth would destroy his homeworld of Breakworld. Later, when the Danger Room gains sentience it attacks the X-Men. In the "Torn" story arc, the X-Men are manipulated by the Hellfire Club. In the final season the X-Men must save Earth from the leaders of Breakworld.


The Astonishing X-Men motion comic is adapted from Joss Whedon's four volume run on the Astonishing X-Men comic book series, which he wrote from issue one to issue twenty four which was published between 2004 and 2007.


The series lasted twenty-four episodes with six episodes per season.


Actor Role(s)
Gregory Abbey Cyclops/Scott Summers
Dan Green Charles Xavier
Colossus/Piotr Rasputin
Eva Kaminsky Jean Grey
Kavita Rao
Mike Pollock Beast/Henry McCoy
Marc Thompson Wolverine/Logan
Erica Schroeder Emma Frost
Eileen Stevens Shadowcat/Kitty Pryde
Mark Hildreth Cyclops/Scott Summers
Trevor Devall Colossus/Piotr Rasputin
Ron Halder Beast/Henry McCoy
Brian Drummond Wolverine/Logan
Lara Gilchrist Emma Frost
Laura Harris Shadowcat/Kitty Pryde
J. David Brimmer Ord
Scott Rayow Nick Fury
Shannon Conley Abigail Brand
Rebecca Shoichet Abigail Brand


Name Position
Joss Whedon Writer
Rob Simmons Producer
Ruwan Javatilleke Consulting Producer
Virginia Melendez Producer
Alan Fine Executive Producer
Dan Buckley Executive Producer
Joe Quesada Executive Producer
Jeph Loeb Executive Producer
Stan Lee Co-Executive Producer
Eric Radomski Co-Executive Producer
Tod Casey Supervising Producer
Jay Snyder Producer
Dan Green Consulting Producer


Joss Whedon's run on Astonishing X-Men, which this motion comic was directly adapted from, was a critical success.

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