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Marvel releases ‘X-Men’ and ‘X-Factor’ covers for May 2021

New details on X-Men and X-Factor reveal Nimrod and Morrigan arriving to mess with mutant lives.

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Surprise, Marvel Comics has revealed covers for X-Men #19 and 20 by Leinil Francis Yu and X-Factor #8 and 9 by Ivan Shavrin ahead of their May solicitations.

Check out the covers below.

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Details from these stories is slim, but Marvel did reveal in their press release (see that below) March’s X-Factor #8 will see the team of mutant detective’s devastating battle with the Morrigan erupt in a showdown that will reach its shocking conclusion in May’s X-Factor #9, complete with a return visit to the Mojoverse and rockstar guests: Dazzler and Lila Cheney!

Then in X-Men, after taking on the Children of the Vault in March’s X-MEN #19, the future of Krakoa is at stake when one of the mutantkind’s greatest threats emerges. Don’t miss the startling return of Nimrod!

New York, NY— February 9, 2021 — After a brief hiatus in the month of April, X-MEN AND X-FACTOR will return in May with X-MEN #20 and X-FACTOR #9. The two series will pick up right where things left off with new villains, surprising guest stars, and shocking new developments that will affect the entire mutant world as the REIGN OF X continues!

One of the most talked about books of today, X-FACTOR has answered some of the biggest questions about the X-Men’s new era! The critically acclaimed series by writer Leah Williams and artist David Baldeón has been packed with unpredictable mysteries and fascinating character insights. March’s X-FACTOR #8 will see the team of mutant detective’s devastating battle with the Morrigan erupt in a showdown that will reach its shocking conclusion in May’s X-FACTOR #9, complete with a return visit to the Mojoverse and rockstar guests: Dazzler and Lila Cheney!

The mastermind behind the current X-Man era, writer Jonathan Hickman continues to evolve the X-Men mythology in the pages of X-MEN. After taking on the Children of the Vault in March’s X-MEN #19, the future of Krakoa is at stake when one of the mutantkind’s greatest threats emerges. Don’t miss the startling return of Nimrod!

Check out the covers of X-FACTOR #9 and X-MEN #20 below and keep an eye out for more exciting X-Men announcements, including details about the highly-anticipated HELLFIRE GALA! For more information, visit Marvel.com.

X-FACTOR #8 (JAN210630)

Written by LEAH WILLIAMS

Art by DAVID BALDEÓN

Cover by IVAN SHAVRIN

On Sale 3/10

X-FACTOR #9

Written by LEAH WILLIAMS

Art by DAVID BALDEÓN

Cover by IVAN SHAVRIN

On Sale 5/12

X-MEN #19 (JAN210628)

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN

Art by MAHMUD ASRAR

Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

On Sale 3/31

X-MEN #20

Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN

Art by FRANCESCO MOBILI

Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

On Sale 5/12


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