Marvel Comics Universe & September 2020 Solicitations & Beyond Spoilers: Evoking X-Cutioner’s Song & Messiah Complex, Dawn Of X & X-Men Titles’ X Of Swords Expands Dramatically!

Marvel Comics Universe and September 2020 Solicitations and Beyond Spoilers follows.

Evoking X-Cutioner’s Song (1994) and…

…Messiah Complex (2007)…

…Dawn Of X and X-Men Titles’ X Of Swords Expands Dramatically!

Solicitations and covers below.

Marvel reports:

      Your First Look at the Full ‘X of Swords’ Lineup

      Unveiling ‘Captain Britain: Marvel Tales,’ the ‘X of Swords Handbook,’ ten new ‘True Believers’ issues, and more!

      Emerging from Jonathan Hickman’s and Tini Howard’s X-MEN and EXCALIBUR, a new X-Men crossover arrives this September: X OF SWORDS!

      Next month, on July 15, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2020: X-MEN will feature a brand-new X-MEN story by Hickman and Pepe Larraz that will lead into the game-changing tale⁠—and the second story will also foreshadow an upcoming epic by Tom Taylor and Iban Coello…

      Then, X OF SWORDS arrives. Told in the tradition of classic fan-favorite X-Men crossovers such as X-CUTIONER’S SONG and MESSIAH COMPLEX, the story begins with…

      EXCALIBUR #12 WRITTEN BY TINI HOWARD, ART BY MARCUS TO, COVER BY MAHMUD ASRAR

      X OF SWORDS — Secrets of the Book!

      With Rictor in his clutches, Apocalypse must survive long enough to begin the ritual he has waited on for eons.

      X-MEN #12 written by JONATHAN HICKMAN, art and cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

      X OF SWORDS — THE SUMMONING BEGINS!

      A lead-in to the biggest X-story of the year.

      X OF SWORDS: CREATION #1 Written by Jonathan Hickman, ART by Pepe Larraz, COVER BY Pepe Larraz & MARK BROOKS

      A tower. A mission. A gathering of armies.

      X-FACTOR #4 written by LEAH WILLIAMS, art by CARLOS GOMEZ, cover by IVAN SHAVRIN

      X OF SWORDS – CHAPTER 2

      Death and rebirth. Corruption. A dark discovery.

      See the full issue-by-issue breakdown in…

      The Official X OF SWORDS Checklist

      Then dive into all the details with…

      THE X OF SWORDS HANDBOOK WRITTEN BY MIKE O’SULLIVAN & THE OHOTMU TEAM, Cover by RON LIM

      The dramatic new era for mutantkind takes center stage in the official handbook!

      This all-new collection of X-Men-related profiles will bring you up-to-date on Apocalypse, Wolverine (Logan), Magik (Rasputin) and Meggan just in time for X OF SWORDS! This issue includes profiles for Cypher, Moira MacTaggert, two Captains Britain (Brian and Betsy Braddock) and Krakoa itself! Plus: the young Cable (Nathan Summers) and the X-Men!

      Plus, revisit a fan-favorite hero in…

      CAPTAIN BRITAIN: MARVEL TALES #1 Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT; ART by HERB TRIMPE, JOHN BYRNE & ALAN DAVIS; Cover by INHYUK LEE

      A legendary hero flies the flag for the United Kingdom as we celebrate the legacy of the House of Ideas with the era-spanning MARVEL TALES!

      In Chris Claremont and Herb Trimpe’s incredible CAPTAIN BRITAIN (1976) #1-2, Brian Braddock must choose between the Sword of Might and the Amulet of Right. Only one will transform him into Captain Britain, champion of Albion! Then, Brian takes a trip across the pond and ends up in Spider-Man’s neighborhood — but their first meeting turns downright murderous, courtesy of Arcade, in MARVEL TEAM-UP (1972) #65-66 — by the fan-favorite team of Claremont and John Byrne! Then, the sword is drawn in EXCALIBUR (1988) #1 as Claremont joins artist Alan Davis to team Captain Britain and his girlfriend Meggan with a trio of ex-X-Men — Nightcrawler, Shadowcat and Phoenix — to form the UK’s most offbeat super team!

      And examine all the relevant Marvel history with…

      X of Swords True Believers

      10 comics featuring the first appearances of key characters in the X OF SWORDS crossover — all for only $1! Learn more about fan-favorite characters such as Mister Sinister, Havok, and Magik, and more! See all the covers in the gallery below!

      TRUE BELIEVERS: X-MEN – MISTER SINISTER #1

      TRUE BELIEVERS: X-MEN – WILD CHILD #1

      TRUE BELIEVERS: X-MEN – NANNY & ORPHAN MAKER #1

      TRUE BELIEVERS: X-MEN – EMPATH #1

      TRUE BELIEVERS: X-MEN – SCALPHUNTER #1

      TRUE BELIEVERS: X-MEN – HAVOK #1

      TRUE BELIEVERS: X-MEN – CYPHER #1

      TRUE BELIEVERS: X-MEN – SOULSWORD #1

      TRUE BELIEVERS: X-MEN – MAGIK #1

      TRUE BELIEVERS: X-MEN – SATURNYNE #1

      Stay tuned to Marvel.com for more X-secrets heading to your local comic shop later this year!

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