Written by WARREN ELLIS Penciled by KAARE ANDREWS Cover by KAARE ANDREWS Children of the Atom, or something else? A small African town has been hit with a series of bizarre occurrences, as children are born possessing strange and powerful abilities. With the mutant race dwindling, the X-Men are the first on the scene to investigate the phenomenon. When they arrive, what looks to be a concentration of mutant births raises their hopes. But soon, they find themselves confronted by the country's rut.