Rise of the Powers of X #1
Illustrated by: R.B.Silva
Cover Art by: R.B.Silva
Written by: Kieron Gillen
Release date: January 10th, 2024
*Minor Spoilers Ahead
THE FIGHT FOR KRAKOA HAS BEEN LOST!
Ten years ago, the mutants returned from their exile to try and reclaim the Earth from the forces of Orchis. They failed. Now, within the victorious Orchis with their gauntlet choking the world, Nimrod and Omega Sentinel put their plan within a plan into action. They are to summon their binary god to consume everything in their accession. All that stands between them is the X-Men. What can they do? They’re the X-Men. They’ll find a way. That’s their power. So begins a story beyond time and space, with the rise of powers beyond our petty human intelligence. From writer Kieron Gillen (IMMORTAL X-MEN, UNCANNY X-MEN) and artist R.B. Silva (POWERS OF X, CAPTAIN AMERICA: SYMBOL OF TRUTH) comes half of the story that will bring the Krakoa Age to its conclusion!
Rise of the Powers of X #1 is a thrilling mutant addition to the heart and spirit of the Marvel Universe, released on January 10th, 2024. The narrative, penned by Kieron Gillen, is a riveting exploration of the X-Men’s struggle against the forces of Orchis. The story is set in a world where mutants have failed to reclaim Earth, and now face the daunting task of preventing Orchis from summoning their binary god.
The plot is intricate and layered, with Nimrod and Omega Sentinel’s plan within a plan adding a compelling twist. The X-Men, despite their apparent defeat, remain undeterred, embodying resilience and determination. Their power lies not just in their abilities, but in their unwavering spirit to find a way against all odds.
R.B. Silva’s illustrations and cover art breathe life into the narrative, capturing the intensity of the X-Men’s struggle and the looming threat of Orchis. The artwork complements the storyline, enhancing the reader’s engagement and immersion in the narrative.
I can already tell that for a first issue, Rise of the Powers of X promises an epic conclusion to the Krakoa Age. It’s a testament to the creative prowess of Kieron Gillen and R.B. Silva, and a must-read for all Marvel and X-Men enthusiasts.
This issue brilliantly sets the stage for a story that transcends time and space, leaving readers eagerly anticipating the next installment.
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