Marvel Reveals First Look at New Era of X-Men

Marvel Comics has revealed the first covers to Jonathan Hickman’s twin X-Men series House of X and Powers of X along with new details about their plots. Marvel.com reveals that House of X will dive into Professor Charles Xavier’s grand plan for mutantkind. Fans who have been following X-Men comics over the past few years will remember that Xavier was resurrected in the body of Fantomex and now goes by the name X. Powers of X will reveal “the secret past, present, and future” of mutantkind, changing the way fans look at every X-Men story. You can see the new covers below.

Marvel announced at C2E2 that Jonathan Hickman will launch the two six-issue X-Men miniseries in July. Hickman teams with Pepe Larraz for House of X and with RB Silva for Powers of X.

Marvel continues to compare House of X and Powers of X to some of the biggest events in X-Men history. The description reads, “Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Size X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel’s mutants and revolutionized the X-Men. In House of X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind…one that will bring mutants out of the shadow of mankind and into the light once more.

House of X #1
(Photo: Pepe Larraz, Marvel Entertainment)

“We are excited to have Jon back with the Marvel family, and we could not have asked for a better creative team to help usher the X-Men into a whole new era,” Marvel editor-in-chief CB Cebulski said when the announcement was made. “While we can’t reveal too much about the story just yet, these new stories will redefine the X-Men and their place in the Marvel Universe. This is a historic moment both new and passionate fans won’t want to miss.”

Marvel fans know Hickman for his work on Secret Warriors, SHIELD, Fantastic Four, Avengers, and Secret Wars. House of X and Powers of X marks his return to the publisher, ending a hiatus that has lasted since the conclusion of Secret Wars in January 2016.

Powers of X #1
(Photo: RB Silva, Marvel Entertainment)

Are you excited about House of X and Powers of X? Let us know in the comments. Both series kick off in July.

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