Rob Liefeld is Working on a "Huge X-Men Crossover" for 2019

Rob Liefeld is Working on a “Huge X-Men Crossover” for 2019

Posted by September 26, 2018 Comment

We’re still in the midst of Marvel’s current mutant-murdering X-Men event, Extermination. And the relaunch of Uncanny X-Men with a 10-part weekly “X-Men Disassembled” story doesn’t start until November. But already, Marvel is apparently looking forward to the next big X-Over, coming your way in 2019, courtesy of superstar artist Rob freakin’ Liefeld.

Rob Liefeld

Liefeld revealed the details at Wizard World Austin, as reported by MovieWeb:

Here’s the deal. Since the X-Men movies came out and Disney didn’t have them, I don’t know if you’ve ever paid attention, but Marvel kind of turned the volume down on the X-Men for almost 20 years. Now that they have them more, what was told to me was, ‘Oh yeah. Our budgets on the X-Men books are back up to what they used to be because now we own them all.’

I have a new project, 2019, it’s a huge X-Men crossover…It’s awesome…Marvel called me up last Thanksgiving and said, ‘We want you to do a big story.’ I said well, let’s see if they’ll go for this, and I tried to do something no one has done before. So I gave them this pretty aggressive proposal for an event and I can’t say what it is, I can’t say what it involves, got a lot of new stuff.

Well, we’re glad Marvel is able to afford Rob Liefeld on the X-Books again, and we’re looking forward to learn what this is all about. Is it too early to hope for something at New York Comic Con?

(Last Updated September 26, 2018 12:26 pm )

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