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New X-Men series ‘X-Cellent’ coming February 2022

The Long awaited return to ‘XStatic from Milligan and the Allreds is coming in 2022 with ‘X-Cellent.’

Originally teased for 2020 release, Peter Milligan, Laura Allred, and Michael Allred’s X-Cellent has been set with a new release date of February 2022. Their long-awaited return to X-Statix begins in X-Cellent #1, which will feature a brand-new team of rivals that will take this one-of-a-kind series to a fresh and exciting new future.

“I’m thoroughly X-Statix to be working with Mike and Laura Allred again,” Milligan said. “And it’s been truly X-CELLENT to discover that we’ve lost none of our alchemical fizz in conjuring up this new comic, this new title, this new beginning: The X-CELLENT!”

“The ol’ gang is back together again! Working with Peter Milligan is always a party,” Michael Allred added. “The future is looking brighter for 2022 as we get to show the world how we’ve been playing with our X-Statix Marvel mutants and their new adversaries, THE X-CELLENT! LOVE these characters! Everyone come play with us!”

So what’s X-Cellent #1 about?

They were loved by their adoring fans. They were reviled by the harsh press. They lived, they loved, they fought and they died…a lot — all for the sake of fame. They were the X-Statix, a team of mutant celebrities fighting for a brighter world and an even brighter spotlight! But they’re old news now, because there’s a new mutant team that will live harder, love harder, fight harder and die a whole lot harder than those has-beens! Meet…THE X-CELLENT!

Check out the cover by Michael and Laura Allred below.

X-Cellent Peter Milligan Michael Allred

Check out the original ad for the series below.

'X-Cellent' from Peter Milligan, Laura and Michael Allred set for 2022

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

New York, NY— October 26, 2021 — It’s finally here! This February, writer Peter Milligan, artist Michael Allred, and color artist Laura Allred make their long-awaited return to their iconic X-STATIX saga in X-CELLENT #1!

Back in the 2000s, X-STATIX stunned readers with its unique spin on Marvel super heroics and off-beat characters. Now, this hit series is back along with the original creative team for more comic book brilliance overflowing with wit, charm, and high-octane thrills! Get ready for more adventures of X-STATIX starring your favorite heroes from the classic series along with a brand-new team of rivals that will take this one-of-a-kind series to a fresh and exciting new future!

They were loved by their adoring fans. They were reviled by the harsh press. They lived, they loved, they fought and they died…a lot — all for the sake of fame. They were the X-Statix, a team of mutant celebrities fighting for a brighter world and an even brighter spotlight! But they’re old news now, because there’s a new mutant team that will live harder, love harder, fight harder and die a whole lot harder than those has-beens! Meet…THE X-CELLENT!

“I’m thoroughly X-Statix to be working with Mike and Laura Allred again,” Milligan said. “And it’s been truly X-CELLENT to discover that we’ve lost none of our alchemical fizz in conjuring up this new comic, this new title, this new beginning: The X-CELLENT!”

“The ol’ gang is back together again! Working with Peter Milligan is always a party,” Michael Allred added. “The future is looking brighter for 2022 as we get to show the world how we’ve been playing with our X-Statix Marvel mutants and their new adversaries, THE X-CELLENT! LOVE these characters! Everyone come play with us!”

Don’t miss the triumphant comeback of X-STATIX when X-CELLENT #1 arrives in February! For more information, visit Marvel.com.

X-CELLENT #1

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Art and Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED & LAURA ALLRED

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