This is not my auction, but I came across it this week on Ebay.
(In case the URL line breaks, you can also do an Ebay search with the
following text: Jim Lee X men original unpublished )
In my opinion, this is one of the greatest pieces they've ever done
and it clearly demonstrates why their style became THE way comics were
drawn in the 90's.
Storywise, its intriguing to think that they were considering Jean
Grey coming back as Phoenix -- at that time. Jim and Scott's (along
with Whilce and Art Thibert's) shortened run on X-Men is definitely
the main way X-fans missed out because of Image Comics being formed.
I've also always wondered if Marvel would've pushed Claremont off the
writing chores of Uncanny (& adjective-less X-Men), if they had known
that Jim, Scott, Whilce, Art and Liefeld were lining up to walk out