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X-Men The Chaos Engine Trilogy Omnibus

wpmcclure
Saturday, December 29, 2012 11:05:45 PM
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I'm trying to read more of the old stuff by Marvel, without having to spend a ton of money on back issues. So I've been focusing on Omnibus style books and came across this one on ebay, so I bought it for $20 with free shipping. It's a full fledged Omnibus so can anybody help me out here with this book? Doesn't seem to be in the main stream of the x-men timeline.
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Saturday, December 29, 2012 11:35:42 PM
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i get the essentials since they're cheap. which volume is the omnbus?
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Sunday, December 30, 2012 12:57:39 AM
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Here is the link to Amazon.com showing the Omnibus HC. Just wanted to know if anyone has read it and how or if it fits in the overall x-men timeline. It sounds pretty cool.

X-men: the Chaos Engine Trilogy (Doctor Doom/Magneto/Red Skull)

Now i need to dig around and see if I can find the X-Statix Omnibus, heard that was different as well as a good read...
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Sunday, December 30, 2012 1:01:46 AM
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dude that looks bad ass! i let me know what you think of it after you're done.
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KingZombie
Sunday, December 30, 2012 6:55:30 AM
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It's my understanding that these stories were strictly text based paperback novels. None of those fit into any continuity if that's what you're asking.
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Sunday, December 30, 2012 11:16:46 AM
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I'm a huge X-Men fan and had never heard of this. That's because it's not comics. Just a collection of three novels. And based on a spoiler of book 1 I just read these aren't close to being in continuity.
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Sunday, December 30, 2012 11:22:52 AM
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KingZombie wrote:
It's my understanding that these stories were strictly text based paperback novels. None of those fit into any continuity if that's what you're asking.


Gotcha, it looks like a good read and the reviews are really good. Lets see if I can get through this ginormous book and comment on it after I finish....in a year...haha.... Rolling on the Floor
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I've read those! I got them a while ago (5+ years ago, probably closer to ten) at a used book shop in town. Not a bad read, I thought it got kind of boring after the first, but I didn't really know much about comics outside of the X-Men and Spider-Man. Anyway, I still have them on my shelf and if you enjoy them I might have to give them another read through!
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