Marvel’s X-Men Legends title was created as a sandbox for the Titanic X-Men Creative Legends to return to the franchise to continue the classic storyline. But when December’s X-Men: Legends #10 welcomes iconic ’90s X-Men writer Fabian Nicizza for his second story, he turns to Marvel’s Merry Mutants by fan-favorite veteran comic book writer-artist Dan Jurgens. will be included in the drawing. first time.
Nikiza’s first story tackled the long-standing question about Summers’ third brother, Adam X, and this time the author would stick with the numerological theme to introduce the eighth circle, which appears to be a new concept (although Art. and the title’s conceit, set in the past), which Marvel describes as the mutant community’s own Illuminati, a theme prevalent in today’s Krakow X-Men era.
The players involved are Professor X, the Beast, Magneto, Moira McTaggart and Amanda Mueller, a character Nikiza introduced in the ’00s Gambit. They are gathered by Mr. Sinister to discuss “the evolution of Homo Superior”, but when Sinister is involved his agenda is itself involved and devious and Marvel promises at least “a dead body before sweet”. Is.
Given how X-Men history has been, our money is on Amanda Mueller.
“It’s always fun to write Mr. Sinister, and an opportunity to broaden a story that never got full traction back in the day,” Nikija said in the announcement. “But teaming up with Dan Jurgens for the first time since all this time was real fun! Another rung in my belt for the great artists I’ve been so privileged to work with!”
Jurgens says that when he was asked to drag the issue, he “couldn’t possibly say no.”
“After all, it’s one of the few top drawer properties I haven’t really worked on,” he says. “The fact that it was written by my longtime friend Fabian Nicija cemented the deal. We’ve always talked about working together but haven’t been able to do that until now!”
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