X-Men ’97 #1

X-Men ’97 #1

Illustrated by: Salva Espin

Cover Art by: Todd Nauck

Written by: Steve Foxe

Release date: March 27th, 2024

Marvel Comics

*Minor Spoilers Ahead

THE OFFICIAL PRELUDE TO THE HOTLY ANTICIPATED DISNEY+ SHOW! The X-Men are back – and the ’90s have never looked better! In this official prelude to the upcoming X-Men ’97, created in collaboration with the showrunners, discover what Storm, Jubilee, Wolverine and the rest of the beloved ’90s X-Men cast have been up to in the time before their return! Startling revelations here lead directly into the hotly anticipated new series – don’t miss out!

X-Men ’97 #1 bursts onto the scene with all the nostalgic flair of its ’90s predecessor, promising a riveting return to the beloved animated series. Penned by Steve Foxe, whose familiarity with the X-Men universe shines through, this official prelude to the highly anticipated Disney+ show sets the stage for an electrifying reunion with our favorite mutants.

Foxe’s narrative deftly weaves together the threads of time, offering fans a glimpse into the lives of Storm, Jubilee, Wolverine, and the rest of the iconic X-Men roster. The story unfolds with a seamless blend of familiarity and intrigue, laying the groundwork for what promises to be a thrilling journey back to the heyday of mutant heroism.

Salva Espin’s art brings the vibrant world of the X-Men to life with dynamic flair. From the crackle of Storm’s lightning to the adamantium gleam of Wolverine’s claws, Espin’s illustrations capture the essence of these beloved characters with striking detail. Each panel is a testament to Espin’s skill, immersing readers in a visual feast that pays homage to the iconic style of the ’90s animated series.

Todd Nauck’s cover art serves as a captivating invitation to dive into the world of X-Men ’97. With bold colors and dynamic composition, Nauck captures the essence of the series, hinting at the thrilling adventures that await within the pages of this comic.

X-Men ’97 could serve as a potential link to the 2022 mini-series X-Men ’92: House Of XCII, both masterfully crafted by Steve Foxe and illustrated by Salva Espin. This synergy adds depth to the X-Men universe, enhancing the excitement for fans.

As a tie-in to the Disney+ animated series, X-Men ’97 #1 is a welcome addition to the X-Men mythos. With Foxe, Espin, and Nauck at the helm, this comic promises to be a fun-read for all fans of Marvel Comics mutant lore. So, strap in and prepare for a nostalgic ride through mutant mayhem – because the X-Men are back, and they’ve never looked better.

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A Nostalgic Prelude to Marvel's Animated Renaissance!

Colors - 9.9
Design - 9.7
Illustration - 9.7
Narrative - 9.7
Subplot - 9.9


X-Men '97 #1 delivers a nostalgic punch straight from the '90s, priming fans for the new Disney+ series.

Genre: Superhero
Series: X-Men '97 | Illustrated by Salva Espin, Todd Nauck
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