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Marvel Comics shocks fans with October ‘X of Swords’ covers and details

Creators surprise fans with early info on X of Swords October releases.

Learn even more about the X of Swords event and the Swordbearers of Arakko here.

Marvel Comics cleverly made all of Thursday X of Swords Day as they had top tier creators take to Twitter to reveal covers for X of Swords chapters 3 through 10. I was reporting on the reveals throughout the day and had a blast seeing fan reactions.

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You can check out all the covers below in the order from left to right they will release along with the text given by each creator.

WOLVERINE #6: X OF SWORDS, CHAPTER 3
Writer: Benjamin Percy, Artist: Victor Bogdanovic
Cover by: Adam Kubert
Descent. Penance. A legendary power reclaimed.

X-FORCE #13: X OF SWORDS, CHAPTER 4
Writer: Benjamin Percy, Artist: Victor Bogdanovic
Cover by: Dustin Weaver
Stealth. The power within. The burden of knowledge.

MARAUDERS #13: X OF SWORDS, CHAPTER 5
Writer: Vita Ayala, Artist: Matteo Lolli
Cover by: Russell Dauterman
A secret flight. A long journey. A Thief and a Queen. Crossed swords

HELLIONS #5: X OF SWORDS, CHAPTER 6
Writer: Zeb Wells, Artist: CARMEN CARNERO
Cover by: Stephen Segovia
Desperation. Help from unexpected places. An advance into the unknown. One really fancy cape.

NEW MUTANTS #13: X OF SWORDS, CHAPTER 7
Writer: Ed Brisson, Artist: Rod Reis
Cover by: Mike del Mundo 
Diligence. Discipline. A sword of the self.

CABLE #5: X OF SWORDS, CHAPTER 8
Writer: Gerry Duggan, Artist: Phil Noto
Cover by: Phil Noto
Cable has an ace up his sleeve.

EXCALIBUR #13: X OF SWORDS, CHAPTER 9
Writer: Tini Howard, Artist: R.B. Silva
Cover by Mahmud Asrar
Opposition. Despair. The dark night of the soul.

X-MEN #13: X OF SWORDS, CHAPTER 10
Writer: Jonathan Hickman, Artist: Leinil Francis Yu
Cover by: Leinil Francis Yu
Lessons. Longing. What has begun cannot be undone.

X of Swords: Stasis #1, CHAPTER 11
Writer: Tini Howard & Jonathan Hickman, Artist: Pepe Larraz & Mahmud Asrar 
Cover by: Pepe Larraz
A ritual. A parliament. A game begins.

For the full X of Swords schedule check out the checklist below.

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