Chris Claremont Returns Again, and Creates a New Kitty Pryde? An X-Men Black: Magneto Preview

Posted by October 1, 2018 Comment

This Wednesday is the moment we’ve all been waiting for: the return, once again, of the greatest writer in the history of comics, Chris Claremont. Claremont is writing X-Men Black’s Magneto issue with artist Dalibor Talajic, and we’re hoping it will lead to some kind of ongoing work in the near future, not just one-shots and anthology stories. But that’s to worry about next week. For now, we’re happy to have Claremont back, even for a single issue.

And in a preview of the issue, Claremont seems to be laying the groundwork for some more long term work. We already know he’s creating a new character currently known only as the “Warden,” and Claremont has created a second character right in the preview: a young waitress named Kate who Magneto points out reminds of another “Kate” he knew around her age, referring seemingly to Kitty Pryde. We can’t wait to learn more!

Check out the preview below, and get ready for Claremont’s triumphant return on Wednesday.

X-Men Black: Magneto
(W) Chris Claremont (A) Dalibor Talajic (CA) J. Scott Campbell
MAGNETO IS BACK!
…and so is Chris Claremont! For years, Magneto has done everything he can to achieve his goals for mutant domination. But now Magneto has declared that enough is enough. So what revolutionary plan does Magneto have that will change the face of mutantkind? And will anyone be able to stop him? Will anyone want to? PLUS: Includes Part 1 of X-MEN BLACK: APOCALYPSE the back up story by Zac Thompson, Lonnie Nadler, and Geraldo Borge!
Rated T+
In Shops: Oct 03, 2018
SRP: $4.99

(Last Updated October 1, 2018 11:03 am )

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