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Marvel announces ‘Planet-Size X-Men’ #1 for June 16th

The HELLFIRE GALA is in full swing as Gerry Duggan and Pepe Larraz reveal the X-Men’s planet-size plans this June .

Press Release

Ahead of their June solicitations, Marvel Comics has revealed a double-sized one-shot titled Planet-Size X-Men #1. The one-shot is by Gerry Duggan and Pepe Larraz and will feature the Hellfire Gala, which Marvel is calling one fo the most pivotal chapters yet in Jonathan Hickman’s X-Men era.

“Make no mistake—this is an X-Men book drawn by superstar artist Pepe Larraz. It is absolutely the most important issue of the month,” Editor Jordan D. White promises via press release sent to AIPT. “Pepe is absolutely the star of the X-line and he is doing the most amazing work of his career. You cannot miss this.”

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The Hellfire Gala is the much-anticipated event that will choose the first-ever X-Men lineup in the Hickman era. This is the very same team fans were able to vote on back in January. Marvel has also revealed this event will take place over twelve titles and stories all taking place in a single night.

Check out the cover by Larraz and Marte Gracia below which features Jean Grey, Magneto, Storm, and Iceman below.

Marvel announces 'Planet-Size X-Men' #1 for June 16th

Stay tuned to AIPT as new costume designs, variants covers, and more will be announced around the event.

For more on this news, read the official press release below.

New York, NY— March 9, 2021 — This June, the Hellfire Trading Company invites readers everywhere to the inaugural Hellfire Gala to announce the first team of Krakoan X-Men to the world and reveal the startling plans that mutantkind has in store for the Marvel Universe. This highly anticipated comics event will unfold in issues of your favorite ongoing X-Men series as well as PLANET-SIZE X-MEN, a special double-sized one-shot from two of mutantkind’s most masterful creators: writer Gerry Duggan (MaraudersSavage Avengers) and artist Pepe Larraz (House of X). The HELLFIRE GALA rages on in one of the most pivotal chapters yet in Jonathan Hickman’s X-Men era. But even bigger things are afoot a world away…

“Make no mistake—this is an X-Men book drawn by superstar artist Pepe Larraz. It is absolutely the most important issue of the month,” Editor Jordan D. White promises. “Pepe is absolutely the star of the X-line and he is doing the most amazing work of his career. You cannot miss this.”

Twelve titles, twelve stories, all focused on a single night that will go down in Marvel Comics history. Stay tuned for more HELLFIRE GALA cover reveals, costume designs, variants covers, and more as the buildup to this major turning point in the saga of the X-Men begins! For more information, visit Marvel.com.

PLANET-SIZE X-MEN #1

Written by GERRY DUGGAN

Art and Cover by PEPE LARRAZ

On Sale 6/16

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