Jean Grey and Cyclops in the new Disne series<em> X-Men '97.</em>

Jean Grey and Cyclops in the new Disne series X-Men '97. / Marvel Animation/Disney

For millions of kids, the popular 1990s X-Men animated series served as a gateway drug into the world of the X-Men and comics in general. Now, the new Disney+ series X-Men '97 picks up right where the original ended. But changes are also taking place: secrets get revealed, the team roster gets shuffled, and characters meet shocking fates. What hasn't changed is everything fans expect from the X-Men: big fights, big powers, and lots of mutant melodrama.

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