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Marvel announces new one-shot ‘Secret X-Men’ #1 for February 2022

The X-Men Vote candidates come together for a vital missio

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Marvel Comics has announced a new X-Men one-shot by Tini Howard and Francesco Mobili called Secret X-Men. Set for release in February 2022, the lineup of characters on the team includes the X-Men vote candidates voted on back in January 2021. The book drops on February 9, 2022.

“We had to do it, yeah? And I jumped at the chance to tell the story while I had the time,” Howard said in a statement. “Cannonball was my vote, and Strong Guy? Tempo? Boom-Boom? This is the perfect team for an intergalactic X-Men mission. I hope they didn’t forget anything important!”

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So what’s Secret X-Men about?

When the Shi’ar Empire faces an unexpected threat, they must call upon the X-Men. Team co-captains Sunspot and Cannonball will lead Marrow, Tempo, Forge, Banshee, Strong Guy, Armor, and Boom-Boom on a dangerous mission to save a figure of paramount importance—the daughter of Professor X and empress of the Shi’ar: Xandra!

The team includes:

Sunspot
Cannonball
Marrow
Boom-Boom
Tempo
Forge
Banshee
Strong Guy
Armor

Check out the cover by Leinil Francis Yu below.

Marvel announces new series 'Secret X-Men' #1 for February 2022

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

New York, NY— November 9, 2021 — Sunspot. Cannonball. Marrow. Boom-Boom. Tempo. Forge. Banshee. Strong Guy. Armor. Earlier this year, these X-Men characters were choices in the mega popular X-Men Vote! While they ultimately weren’t chosen as the final member of the Krakoan Age’s first team of X-Men, the vote took social media by storm with passionate fans campaigning fiercely for their favorites. And this February, fans can relive the excitement of this pivotal moment in X-Men history by seeing their chosen candidates in action in SECRET X-MEN #1! This special one-shot written by Excalibur and X of Swords scribe Tini Howard and drawn by Daredevil artist Francesco Mobili will bring all nine of these mutant heroes together for a secret mission to the stars!

When the Shi’ar Empire faces an unexpected threat, they must call upon the X-Men. Team co-captains Sunspot and Cannonball will lead Marrow, Tempo, Forge, Banshee, Strong Guy, Armor, and Boom-Boom on a dangerous mission to save a figure of paramount importance—the daughter of Professor X and empress of the Shi’ar: Xandra!

“We had to do it, yeah? And I jumped at the chance to tell the story while I had the time,” Howard said. “Cannonball was my vote, and Strong Guy? Tempo? Boom-Boom? This is the perfect team for an intergalactic X-Men mission. I hope they didn’t forget anything important!”

See the team assemble on Leinil Francis Yu’s cover below and be there when SECRET X-MEN #1 hits stands on February 9! For more information, visit Marvel.com.

SECRET X-MEN #1

Written by TINI HOWARD

Art by FRANCESCO MOBILI

Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

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