Back when Marvel announced that the X-Men were going to be fighting vampires, it made a number of people upset. For the most part these were X-Men fans annoyed that their favorite heroes were getting dragged into a battle with flavor-of-the-moment monsters while the rest of the Marvel Universe was off having fun in the new Heroic Age. But one vo
curse of the mutants
The Heroic Age of the Marvel Universe has arrived. The Super-hero Registration Act has been repealed. But as the rest of Marvel's heroes step forward into a brighter, shinier future, the X-Men -- who have been fighting for their lives and the survival of their species for some time now -- are about to take another turn towards horror in "Curse of the Mutants" in today's "X-Men" #1 by Victor Gischler and artist Paco Medina, as everyone's favorite beleaguered mutants face off against vampires.
We spoke with Gischler, the writer of "Death of Dracula," "Deadpo
We've got a huge, 7-page preview of "X-Men" #1 by Victor Gischler and Paco Medina, the first comic in the "Curse of the X-Men" storyline that carries them into Marvel's Heroic Age, and as the alternate cover below hints, will ultimately see them facing off against vampires.
While there's no text, the preview shows us an
We've known that the X-Men were going to throw down against vampires since the big announcement at C2E2, but today, Marvel announced another piece of the puzzle:
The story title: Curse of the Mutants! But just which curse are they referring to?Mutants are, after all, no stranger to colorful curses of their own, especially given the Comics Code's restrictions on the more popular f- and s-words. But it's been a while since we've seen them crop up with Claremontean regularity, so I'm really interested to see where they'