X-Men: Apocalypse – What if the world’s first mutant actually appeared thousands of years ago?

By ·April 18, 2016 8:14 pm

Fox is outdoing itself in the marketing game as the release of Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Apocalypse approaches with a series of new historical tweets depicting the destruction Apocalypse has caused throughout the ages.

We have already seen multiple trailers depicting the destructive power of Apocalypse and that of his four chosen mutants, we’ve also been treated to a whole swathe of up close and personal posters of the main mutants of the X-Men: Apocalypse film.

But all of that is in the now, the present. With these latest historical tweets we now get a glimpse into the eternal struggle between humanity and the world’s first mutant. We see the sinking of Atlantis the decline of the Mycenaeans in 1200 BC and the mysterious plague of Athens in 430 BC; In all of these disasters we can see that the world’s first mutant, Apocalypse, is the sole cause of these destructive events.

Following the first five historical tweet Fox has released an inforgraphic of Apocalypse’s destruction thoughout the ages, we have included it below.


Offical Synopsis for X-Men: Apocalypse

Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer returns with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender), to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) with the help of Professor X (James McAvoy) must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.

X-Men: Apocalypse is due for release May 27th.

Image Credit: 20th Century Fox

Written by Michael James Ilett


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Michael can often be found building LEGO, playing Civilization V and World of Warcraft, watching Sci-Fi and continuing to wait for “The Winds of Winter” to be released.

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