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X-Men '92 Cover via David Baldeon for Marvel Comics for use by 360 Magazine

X-Men Ninety-Two: House of XCII

In 2019, Jonathan Hickman revolutionized the mutant mythos with the hit series HOUSE OF X. But what would it look like if the Krakoan age was ushered in decades earlier? Find out this April when writer Steve Foxe and artist Salva Espin reimagine this modern mutant milestone in X-MEN ’92: HOUSE OF XCII!

This limited series will see the return of the X-Men’s beloved ’90s incarnations as they tackle the groundbreaking beats of HOUSE OF X! Known for his ingenious work on titles like SPIDER-HAM and RAINBOW BRIDGE, Foxe makes his exciting X-Men debut with this clever twist that will delight X-Fans new and old. And Espin, whose eye-catching art graced the pages of DEADPOOL: SECRET AGENT DEADPOOL, is ready to bring back the pouches, bomber jackets, and all the explosive awesomeness that made the X-Men’s 90s heyday so iconic!

Mutantkind is taking a huge leap forward by founding their own nation on the island of Krakoa, guided by Professor X, Magneto, and a mysterious long-lived woman who knows more than she should… But this won’t be the story you know. Expect the unexpected as the action, secrets, and high stakes drama that made HOUSE OF X such a masterpiece is shaken up in a totally new way!

“One of my earliest memories is of buying a Garrison Kane action figure, complete with ‘snap-back living hand,’ so to say that the ’90s X-Men comics had a big impact on my development is an understatement,” Foxe said. “Getting the opportunity to pay tribute to such an important era in mutant history 30 years later—and to remix the franchise-redefining work currently being done by creators like Jonathan Hickman, Tini Howard, and Gerry Duggan—is the definition of a ‘dream gig,’ especially with some of the WILD deviations we’re taking from the source material. If I died tomorrow, I’d be happy…but please resurrect me ASAP on Krakoa.”

“I started collecting comics with the X-Men in the nineties. The character designs of this era have always been the most attractive and powerful to me,” Espin said. “Those comics and the animated series made my imagination fly and very soon I began to make illustrations and mini-comics as a fan that I shared with my schoolmates. These were the first drawings that encouraged me to pursue the dream of becoming a comic artist. With this book, we intend to pay tribute to that powerful era that was the 90s. The moment when superheroes looked better than ever with colorful tight-fitting spandex.” 

The world you know has changed. Again! Relive the magic of the ’90s X-Men when X-MEN ’92: HOUSE OF XCII #1 hits stands in April.

About Marvel Entertainment

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media for over eighty years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games, and digital media.

Knights of X via Yanick Paquette for Marvel for use by 360 Magazine

Knights of X

Krakoa may represent mutant-kind’s brightest era yet but within the mystical realm of Otherworld, mutants are hated and feared once more. As the Destiny of X age begins, nine mutants will get the call to join Captain Britain on a fantastic quest to restore order in the all-new ongoing series KNIGHTS OF X!

Writer Tini Howard has redefined the X-Men’s relationship with magic in the pages of EXCALIBUR and X OF SWORDS. Now, she continues her enchanting work on the mutant mythos in KNIGHTS OF X alongside artist Bob Quinn. Known for his stunning work on WAY OF X, Quinn is equipped to capture the strange beauty and the mysterious danger of Otherworld. Together, this creative team will take readers on an adventure that will become mutant legend as Captain Britain, Rictor, Shatterstar, Gambit, Rachel Summers, Bei the Blood Moon, Gloriana, and two more surprise characters assemble to recover an artifact deeply rooted in X-Men history.

The gates to Otherworld are closed—and Captain Britain is trapped on the wrong side! Usurpers Merlyn and his right-hand man, King Arthur, are now in control of Lunatic Citadel. Furies the size of Sentinels raze villages to the ground in their hunt for the “witchbreed.” Cut off from Krakoa, Betsy Braddock is Otherworld’s only hero—and to save her people, Betsy must recruit a round table of her own. The Knights of X gather to restore the rightful order and rescue desperate mutants—but their quest is about to get so much bigger than that. This is the era of destiny… and the fate of Otherworld lies at the center of mutantkind’s future. 

“At the end of Excalibur, we saw Merlyn take control of all Otherworld, transforming the Starlight Citadel into the Lunatic Citadel and raging his war on mutants from Saturnyne’s former throne. Captain Britain stayed within when the gates fell, but even with the whole Corps at her side. It’ll take more than an army of one to bring down King Arthur and his Furies,” Howard explained. “You’ll recognize many of the Knights from Excalibur’s past, both my run and the classic, in a quest for a precious treasure that crashes our high fantasy tale into that most classic X-Men story, fighting for a(n Other)world that hates and fears them.”

“Tini Howard and Marcus To’s run on EXCALIBUR was incredible, so launching the follow-up series is equal parts exciting and intimidating,” Quinn said. “But I’m giving this series everything I have, I’m proud to say that these are the best pages I’ve ever drawn. Otherworld is a big draw for me. I’ve drawn midwest farms, New Jersey neighborhoods, and Central Park in my books at Marvel, and I’m excited to let my imagination loose drawing some of the weirder and wilder people and places in Otherworld!”

About Marvel Entertainment

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media for over eighty years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games, and digital media.

X Force Cover Art via Joshua Cassara for Marvel Comics for use by 360 Magazine

X-Force Twenty Seven

This April, X-FORCE enters the Destiny of X era with a new jumping-on point and a shocking new enemy!

As long as mutant-kind thrives on Krakoa, X-Force must protect the island nation from its most dangerous outside threats. In order to do so, this group of mutant-kind’s most lethal have to be willing to get their hands dirty and risk their lives in the most extreme and dangerous situations. They’ve made their share of mistakes, being killed and resurrected more times than they can count. And now, they’ll face a new foe that will strike at the heart of Krakoa’s dream. Emerging in the aftermath of “X LIVES OF WOLVERINE/X DEATHS OF WOLVERINE” comes “Cerebrax”! This all-new arc kicks off in “X-FORCE #27” and will see rising star Robert Gill come aboard as the hit series’ new main artist.

As Wolverine returns to Krakoa, the mind-melding threat of Cerebrax grips the island via a security flaw! But where does it come from, and what does it want with Forge? Here’s what writer Benjamin Percy had to say about what fans can expect from the new hard-hitting chapter of X-FORCE: “There has never been an easy time for X-Force, but the year ahead is going to be particularly chaotic and challenging. I can’t get into too much detail about ‘X LIVES OF WOLVERINE/X DEATHS OF WOLVERINE’—because Beast has listed those files as classified—but I will say that there are repercussions. For some of the characters of course. But also, for one of the Cerebro units, which has become sentient, and its hunger for intelligence and power is quite literal. Cerebrax is coming. You should also expect some dramatic shake-ups to the team roster and a major transformation for Kid Omega that we’ve been building toward for some time. Take cover, because one of my favorite villains in the 616 is showing up in a multi-issue story I’ve been wanting to write for years. And expect for the Man with the Peacock Tattoo to finally be unmasked. Robert Gill’s art is blowing my mind and melting my email inbox; I can’t wait to share it with you all. Get ready for menace, mayhem, and moral confusion.”

About Marvel Entertainment

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media for over eighty years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games, and digital media.

Wolverine #20 Cover Art via Adam Kubert for Marvel Comics for use by 360 Magazine

New Wolverine Era

Wolverine‘s ongoing series returns this April with more thrills by the same all-star creative team, writer Benjamin Percy and artist Adam Kubert. The duo of masterful Wolverine storytellers has been delivering non-stop action-packed adventures in what is shaping up to be one of the greatest Wolverine runs in recent history. Now in the aftermath of X LIVES OF WOLVERINE/X DEATHS OF WOLVERINE, they’re back to take the character on some of his most brutal missions yet. And this time, Deadpool is coming along for the ride!

Deadpool was the king of Staten Island—now he wants to be an honorary citizen of Krakoa. Wolverine just wants him to shut up. But when Deadpool uncovers a dangerous plot that could mean doom for the mutants’ safe haven, it’s going to take a titanic team-up of the best there is and the Merc with a Mouth to quell the threat. But that doesn’t mean Logan has to like it. This comic features Wolverine and Deadpool at their most savage plus the return of a fan-favorite X-character!

“For ten weeks, the X LIVES OF WOLVERINE/X DEATHS OF WOLVERINE will take readers on an epic, time-shredding adventure that sets up the next era of the mutant books: Destiny of X. How do you follow up something like that? You keep raising the bar higher. Readers will not only experience a non-stop thrill ride, starting in April, but a kickoff story that is as irreverent and hilarious as it is heart-bruised,” Percy promises. “We’ve been teasing Deadpool for some time now, and he’s bullying his way into the pages of Wolverine for a wild (and reluctant) team-up that feels like some cousin to Midnight Run and The Fugitive. Get ready for more Maverick mayhem, more CIA spycraft, and more danger at every turn.”

“Every time a new character or storyline is introduced in WOLVERINE, it feels like a fresh start and an opportunity for Ben and me to reinvent the wheel,” Kubert said. “’WOLVERINE #20’ is no exception with one exception: Deadpool’s not a new character. Having drawn him before (most recently on the cover to “DEADPOOL BLACK WHITE AND BLOOD” #1), I feel more like I’m visiting an old friend. Things change, yes, but our relationship stays the same. For me, Deadpool remains one of MARVEL’s greatest characters. Featuring him alongside Wolverine doesn’t get any better and I hope (and think) you’ll feel the same…” 

“I know this is impossible to fathom, but Adam Kubert has never been better,” Percy said of his legendary collaborator. “His mind-blowing layouts, including a motorcycle action sequence for the ages, are beyond comparison.

“Without giving away any spoilers, this is going to be an explosive and complicated year for the mutants,” Percy added. “You’ll soon learn how the future of Krakoa (and mutant-kind) is in peril, and Wolverine will of course be at the center of it all, slashing and hacking away.” 

Wolverine and Deadpool. When these two get together, what force in the Marvel Universe would dare get in their way? Find out when WOLVERINE #20 hits stands on April 20. 

About Marvel Entertainment

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media for over eighty years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, publishing, games, and digital media.

cover by STEVEN CUMMINGS via Marvel for use by 360 magazine

STAR WARS: CRIMSON REIGN AND HELLIONS

STAR WARS: CRIMSON REIGN #1 AND HELLIONS #18 RETURN TO COMIC SHOPS WITH NEW PRINTINGS!

Pick up second printings of two of Marvel’s hottest issues in February

Fans will get a chance to dive into Marvel Comics’ latest STAR WARS saga and the final issue of one of the X-Men’s most talked about series with new printings of STAR WARS: CRIMSON REIGN #1 and HELLIONS #18! These sold-out issues will be available at comic shops starting in early February, complete with exciting new second printing covers!

AFTER THE DAWN… COMES THE REIGN! The story that began with WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS continues in Charles Soule and Steven Cummings’ STAR WARS: CRIMSON REIGN #1! This second installment of the trilogy sees Qi’ra and Crimson Dawn begin their plan to reshape the Star Wars Galaxy during the Age of Rebellion. Featuring the return of beloved characters, shocking twists, epic feats of the Force and a story that will reach from Star Wars’ darkest underworld all the way to the Imperial palace on Coruscant, Crimson Reign is a Star Wars saga like no other!

HELLIONS NO MORE! Orphan-Maker has committed a horrible crime. As he faces the ultimate penalty, the cracks in the team are on full display in the final issue of Zeb Wells and Stephen Segovia’s HELLIONS. Secrets, betrayals, alliances and loss all come to the surface as the fallout of Orphan-Maker’s actions threatens to end all the Hellions have worked toward! Plus: Madelyne Pryor’s long-awaited return in a decision that will rock the foundation of Krakoa!

Check out the covers now and contact your local comic shop regarding availability!

Retailers, don’t forget to order these new printings by Monday January 3!

On Sale 2/2

HELLIONS #18

Written by ZEB WELLS

Art by STEPHEN SEGOVIA, ZE CARLOS

Second Printing Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA – 75960609874301817

Second Printing Sketch Cover (1:25) by PHILIP TAN – 75960609874301812

On Sale 2/9

STAR WARS: CRIMSON REIGN #1

Written by CHARLES SOULE

Art by STEVEN CUMMINGS

Second Printing Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU – 75960620229400112

Second Printing Sketch Cover (1:25) by STEVEN CUMMINGS – 75960620229400125

New Trailer for X of Swords: Stasis

THE X-MEN CONFRONT THE SWORDBEARERS OF ARAKKO IN THE NEW X OF SWORDS: STASIS TRAILER!

X OF SWORDS, the epic X-Men crossover that represents the next chapter in Jonathan Hickman’s bold new vision for mutantkind, is now underway. In the action-packed beginning of the biggest X-Men story since HOUSE OF X, fans everywhere finally learned about the deadly conflict that lies at the center of this mutant milestone.

The new mutant nation of Krakoa is under threat of invasion by the inhabitants of the lost land known as Arakko, and Saturnyne, the Omniversal Majestrix, has devised a delightful way to settle this ancient dispute— a thrilling tournament! Ten champions from each nation will gather mythical swords to wield in duels that will determine the very future of mutankind. Ten X-Men will rise up to defend their home. But who are the mysterious new characters that will be called to battle on behalf of Arakko? Meet the swordbearers of Arakko, a host of exciting new characters that will go on to play major roles in the X-Men saga moving forward. Get your first glimpse at Solem, Pogg Ur-Pogg, Isca the Unbeaten, and more in the exciting new trailer for X OF SWORDS: STASIS #1.

“The swordbearers had to look as dangerous as possible. They had to tell a story of fighting for survival over a millennia; a story of ancient times, deadly violence and a brutal kind of beauty,” superstar artist Pepe Larraz said about his designs for the X-Men’s deadly new enemies. “In designing them, I mixed elements inspired by Egyptian culture, Laamb (Senegalese fighting), Donga (Ethiopian spear fighting), Nuba body-paint, postmodern minimal fashion, Thierry Le Goues’ photography, Maori weaponry, and biomimicry, among other things. Well, and a giant crocodile with four arms…”

Prepare yourself for more unbelievable revelations about these new characters when X OF SWORDS: STASIS #1 arrives on October 28th.

MYSTIQUE PREPARES TO TAKE HER REVENGE IN NEW INFERNO #1 COVER BY ARTGERM!

Check out a new cover for INFERNO #1, the new series by Jonathan Hickman, on sale September 29!

The rulers of Krakoa have been playing a dangerous game with a dangerous woman, and they are about to see how badly that can burn them in INFERNO #1, the upcoming X-Men series launching in October. In a saga that will serve as the next pivotal chapter in writer Jonathan Hickman’s vision for mutantkind, Mystique is ready to follow through on her promise to burn the nation of Krakoa to the ground after having been denied her wishes to be reunited with Destiny. Fans can see the iconic Marvel character prepare for her master plan in a stunning new INFERNO #1 variant cover by superstar artist Stanley “Artgerm” Lau.

Stay tuned for more cover reveals and be ready for Mystique to change the future of mutantkind forever when INFERNO #1 hits stands on September 29!

INFERNO #1 (OF 4)

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN

Art by VALERIO SCHITI

Variant Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU (JUL210521)

Virgin Variant Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU (JUL210522)

On Sale 9/29!

INFERNO #1 (OF 4) Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN Art by VALERIO SCHITI Variant Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU (JUL210521) Virgin Variant Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU (JUL210522) via Anthony Blackwood at Marvel Entertainment for use by 360 Magazine

X-Men #5

Fresh off their hit run on Powers Of X, mastermind writer Jonathan Hickman and superstar artist R.B. Silva reunite in X-Men #5 for a shocking story that will lead directly into future plans Hickman has for the X-Men franchise! With all of mutantkind now united on Krakoa, any of your favorite X-Men can be called upon to defend their new mutant homeland. Watch what happens when the Quiet Council assembles X-23, Synch, and Darwin for a dangerous mission that requires each of their unique abilities.  

Take a sneak peek at the sure-to-be-talked about issue below and pick it up in comic shops, on the Marvel Comics App, and on the Marvel website on its new on sale date, January 29th!

Retailers: order your copies before January 6th!

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X-MEN #5 | Author: Jonathan Hickman | Art: R.B. Silva | Colors: Marte Gracia | Cover: Leinil Francis Yu