Deadpool, Cable and X-Force creator Rob Liefeld has announced that he will be launching a brand new X-character event, titled Major X, with Marvel in April!
The six part event mini-series will ship twice a month from April to June and will be scripted and drawn by Liefeld with additional art from Whilce Portacio (X-Men, Image Comics) and newcomer Brent Peebles (Teen Titans), in his Marvel debut. According to the Marvel, the series will introduce never before seen conflicts and a whole new world of characters in a realm called the X-istence, alongside already long established characters like Cable and Wolverine.
“To me, the X-Men have always thrived on big ideas, crazy ideas,” Liefeld said in an exclusive interview with Entertainment Weekly. “Major X introduces a new character who is certain to mix up everything in the X-world. He hails from another existence, which is called the ‘X-istence’ — a mutant Shangri-La, a safe haven that has been a realm where mutant kind has lived in peace and harmony. They escaped there following a tragedy that befell mutant kind, and built this community…but then a terrible event happens within the X-istence that causes Major X to cross over and land in the Marvel Universe that we know.”
C.B. Cebulski, Editor-in-Chief of Marvel, said “I still remember when Rob made his Marvel debut, and the impact his art and storytelling had on comics. The energy and enthusiasm Rob brings to comics and every page he draws is still felt to this day, and it’s a joy to have him return to his roots with the X-Men. Rob may have started developing these X-ideas 30 years ago, but his story will leave an indelible mark on our modern mutants!”
MAJOR X #1 & #2 (of 6)
Written by ROB LIEFELD
Art by ROB LIEFELD (issue #1)
Art by BRENT PEEBLES (issue #2)
Covers by ROB LIEFELD