Vampire + Zombie = New X-Men Crossover, In Marvel MathS

Think that dead superheroes being resurrected as murderous zombies is limited only to DC's Blackest Night? Think again; Marvel's X-Men franchise is also preparing to be invaded by the undead in time for Hallowe'en.

The storyline Necrosha will run across the X-Men Legacy, X-Force and New Mutants titles, it was announced yesterday, and see the return of old-school psychic vampire villainess Selene as well as countless formerly-deceased characters. Craig Kyle, who'll be writing the X-Force issues of the story, told fans at the X-Men panel that

This is our chance to bring back some characters that have been lost to us. Some that we killed. Many.

Vampire + Zombie = New X-Men Crossover, In Marvel MathS

Amongst those promised to return are the victims of 2001's Genosha massacre, which launched the critically-acclaimed X-Men run by Grant Morrison, as well as fan favorite characters from recent titles like Young X-Men and New X-Men.

The storyline will begin in a one-shot special Necrosha issue, available in October.