Ahead of its December release, Marvel Comics has sent us an exclusive first look at Emanuela Lupacchino’s variant cover to S.W.O.R.D. #1 with colors by Jordie Bellaire. S.W.O.R.D. #1 is by Al Ewing and Valerio Schiti with colors by Marte Gracia and is set to arrive in comic shops on December 9th, 2020.
Announced in September, the new series will focus on mutantkind taking the bold next step in claiming their destiny by relaunching the Sentient World Observation & Response Directorate to deal with all things extra-terrestrial on behalf of Earth.
So what’s it about?
In the startling aftermath of X OF SWORDS, mutantkind will take the bold next step in claiming their destiny by relaunching the Sentient World Observation & Response Directorate to deal with all things extra-terrestrial on behalf of Earth. The events of S.W.O.R.D. will have a tremendous impact not only on the X-Men’s world, but the Marvel Universe as a whole, as the mutants of S.W.O.R.D. warp the cosmic landscape forever. The stellar cast includes Magneto, Abigail Brand, Cable, Frenzy, Wiz Kid, Fabian Cortez, former Avenger Manifold, and many other fan-favorite mutants who will be stepping into the spotlight in a major way.
Check out a short interview with the creative team over at Previewsworld.
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