Marvel Comics Uncanny X-Men #12 Spoilers: Who Are The New Hellfire Club Heading Into Marvel Now 2016 & The Build To Inhumans / X-Men: Ressurxion?

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Spoilers for Marvel Comics Uncanny X-Men #12 & Marvel Now 2016’s Hellfire Club follow!

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Uncanny X-Men #12 reveals on its cover that the new Hellfire Club White King is Uncanny X-Men’s Magneto.

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The book opens with a summary of where we’ve been up to issue Uncanny X-Men #12.

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Then we have a few pages of the Hellfire Club in modern times…

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…where the current members of the Club are revealed…

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…as:

  • Magneto (White King)
  • Sebastian Shaw (Black King)
  • Monet (White Queen)
  • Vacant, but Magneto wants Psylocke to assume this role (Black Queen)
  • Black Tom Cassidy (White Bishop)
  • Briar Raleigh (Black Bishop)

Then Uncanny X-Men #12 ends with a scene with Magneto and Hellfire Club from the past where it appears….

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…that Magneto may be either instrumental or at least supportive of the efforts of the Hellfire Club to…

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…experiment on mutants even if they die!

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We end with an obligatory tease of other x-books including Uncanny X-Men #13.

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Who are the Hellfire Club? Here is their who’s who bio from the Marvel Universe Handbook over two pages.

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The team debuted in Uncanny X-Men #129, but check out the iconic Hellfire Club cover from Uncanny X-Men #132!

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I am intrigued by this new Marvel Now 2016 iteration of the Hellfire Club and curious how this all plays into Death of X, Inhumans vs. X-Men and Ressurxion!

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