SHIELD is attacked by a being simply known as Death! Jean, Cyclops, Wolverine, Archangel, Cable, and X-Man band together to investigate the former Operation Zero Tolerance HQ.An all-new team of X-Men forms here! As the enigmatic Mannites are hunted down by Death, one of the mysterious horsemen of the Apocalypse, that seeks to bring about their extinction, Phoenix and Cyclops scramble to assemble a team capable of defeating this dire threat, but are unaware of the horrible price one among them will pay! Who will be the Astonishing X-Men? And will they be strong enough to survive the coming war?Mysteries abound, so read the series that will sow the seeds of mutantkind's future, or demise! He's hooked us with the twists and turns of MUTANT X, now Howard Mackie does it again! Brandon Peterson's art in MAGNETO REX is a beauty to behold... ready for more?!