The X-Men are a fictional Marvel Comics superhero team. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, they debuted in The X-Men #1, published in September 1963. The X-Men are fictitious mutants who as a result of a sudden leap in evolution, are born with latent superhuman abilities. The comic book series was one of comicdom’s earliest and most influential trendsetters, and The X-Men has been adapted into a number of films and television shows as well.
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