Psylocke is the New Captain Britain in Excalibur – Alongside Apocalypse? #DawnOfX

What is she, a wannabe Brit? Not satisfied with launching a new Death's Head series at Marvel Comics, Tini Howard is now named as the new writer on a new Excalibur, series, launching as part of Marvel's Dawn Of X, with Jonathan Hickman as showrunner. And Marcus To is the artist on this traditionally British-set Marvel mutant team…

Betsy Braddock is the New Captain Britain in New Excalibur Series #DawnOfX

Created by Chris Claremont and Alan Davis, and heavily based on the Dave Thorpe/Alan Davis/Alan Moore/Jamie Delano run on Captain Britain, Excalibur gave Marvel both a more international outlook with their first ongoing series set in an actual foreign country. And then going trans-dimensionally.

X-Men

The team is Rogue, Jubilee, Rictor, Gambit, Apocalypse and Captain Britain. Apocalypse? Really but… wait… who's that as Captain Britain? Yup, Betsy Braddock, Psylocke, has taken Brian Braddock's mantle as Captain Britain.

X-Men

Not for the first time of course… before anyone starts making the usual complaints.

Psylocke is the New Captain Britain in New Excalibur Series #DawnOfX

 

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Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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