Friday, May 21, 2021

Marvel Press Release | Planet-Size X-Men News


The press release follows:

Media Release — Fifty years ago, Giant-Size X-Men changed our world. This June, PLANET-SIZE X-MEN changes our universe.

This June, the Hellfire Trading Company invites readers everywhere to the inaugural Hellfire Gala to announce the first team of Krakoan X-Men to the world and reveal the startling plans that mutantkind has in store for the Marvel Universe. This highly anticipated comics event will unfold in issues of your favorite ongoing X-Men series as well as PLANET-SIZE X-MEN, a special double-sized one-shot from two of mutantkind’s most masterful creators: writer Gerry Duggan (Marauders, Savage Avengers) and artist Pepe Larraz (House of X). 

On sale June 16th, PLANET-SIZE X-MEN will be a pivotal chapter in the X-Men mythos with an epic story that has been built up since the very beginning of Jonathan Hickman’s X-Men era. Omega-level mutants will take center stage and new omega-level mutants will be introduced as Magneto puts the pieces in place for an ambitious plan that will truly change everything…

“Make no mistake—this is an X-Men book drawn by superstar artist Pepe Larraz. It is absolutely the most important issue of the month,” Editor Jordan D. White promises. “Pepe is absolutely the star of the X-line and he is doing the most amazing work of his career. You cannot miss this.”

Check out some never-before-seen variant covers by artists Olivier Coipel, Terry Dodson, and Rachel Dodson as well as a first look at interior artwork. And be there for the issue that will go down in X-Men history when PLANET-SIZE X-MEN #1 hits stand son June 16th. For more information, visit Marvel.com.

Retailers, don’t forget to order your copies by Monday, May 24th!

PLANET-SIZE X-MEN #1
Written by GERRY DUGGAN
Art by PEPE LARRAZ
Colors by MARTE GRACIA
Main Cover by PEPE LARRAZ with colors by MARTE GRACIA (APR210742)
Variant Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL (APR210745)
Variant Cover by TERRY DODSON & RACHEL DODSON (APR210743)