You would think a dozen-person creative team would be enough to handle the relaunch of a classic comic book franchise, but Marvel feels that a little extra was needed, it seems. Uncanny X-Men #1 will now officially feature interior art by Mark Bagley and Mirko Cloak, in addition to the interior art it was already going to feature by Mahmud Asrar. Bagley and Cloak have been known to be contributing art to UXM #1 for months, but news just got around to PreviewsWorld, who have finally updated the solicit as of this week, making it official… unless things ch-ch-change again.
In other PreviewsWorld ch-ch-changes (sorry, we can't seem to say that word without a stutter, not sure what it is), Dave Cockrum's Hidden Gem variant cover, the one pulled from 40-year-old promotional art, is now being solicited as a wraparound variant. It's a good thing, since it would have been pretty awkward to print the thing sideways or cut it off in the middle. Almost as awkward as that photoshop job on Wolvie's fist. Seriously, you can't stop looking at it once you realize it's there, can you? He was holding a beer can, in case you're wondering. Naughty!
Uncanny X-Men #1 hits stores on November 14th, and comes with eight billion skillion available variant covers, including the one above.
Uncanny X-Men #1
(W) Ed Brisson, Kelly Thompson, Matthew Rosenberg (A) Mahmud A. Asrar, Mark Bagley, Mirko Colak (CA) Leinil Francis Yu
THE CHILDREN OF THE ATOM ARE BACK!
New ongoing series kicking off with a 10-part weekly epic, the flagship X-Men series that started it all is back and better than ever! Starting with a mysterious and tragic disappearance, the X-Men are drawn into what might be…their final adventure?! X-Fan favorite writers Ed Brisson (EXTERMINATION), Matthew Rosenberg (PHOENIX RESURRECTION) and Kelly Thompson (MR. & MRS. X) and all-star artists Mahmud Asrar (X-MEN RED), R.B. Silva (X-MEN BLUE), Yildiray Cinar (WEAPON X) and Pere Pérez (ROGUE AND GAMBIT) join forces to bring you…X-MEN DISASSEMBLED?!
In Shops: Nov 14, 2018
Final Orders Due: Oct 22, 2018