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Author Topic: MARVEL to Cancel, Relaunch Entire X-MEN Line  (Read 3952 times)
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« on: May 14, 2019, 09:50:00 PM »

From Newsarama today:

Writer Jonathan Hickman, who takes over the X-Men franchise with July's House of X #1 and Powers of X #1, says that the "entire line" of X-Men comic books will be canceled to coincide with the launch of the two biweekly titles.

“I didn’t feel like just doing a new number one was enough. I also didn’t think that if we were serious about what we were trying to do we should have a mixed message in the market about what an X-book is,” Hickman explained of the decision to ComicBook. “So I argued for cancelling the entire line: Why it would work, why it was a good idea, and most importantly, why it was what we needed to do narratively to return the X-Men to their rightful prominent position in the Marvel Universe.”

Read more in the Newsarama link at the top.

“If I could go back in time and like tell 11 year old me that like not only do you get to go to Comic Con but you go every year.  So much so that you get greeted by Stan Lee when you show up.  And 11 year old me would be like - How did we get so fat?”- Kevin Smith
Jimmy T
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« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2019, 02:00:10 AM »

Day-um! Ballsy!!

But...visionary? He's got the chops and the ability, that's for sure!!

Jimmy T since 2001
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