X-Men: Forever #1

X-Men: Forever #1

Illustrated by: Luca Maresca

Cover Art by: Mark Brooks

Written by: Kieron Gillen

Release date: March 20th, 2024

Marvel Comics

*Minor Spoilers Ahead

HAUNTED HOUSE OF X! How can you kill a digital god? What do you do when the Phoenix is bleeding out into nothing? There’s been questions that have haunted you since the end of IMMORTAL X-MEN. Finally, some answers. There’s also been some questions that have haunted you since the START of IMMORTAL X-MEN. Finally, some answers too. Tying directly into the pages of the epic FALL OF THE HOUSE OF X and RISE OF THE POWERS OF X comes this story of revelation from Kieron Gillen (IMMORTAL X-MEN) and Luca Maresca (CHILDREN OF THE VAULT)!

X-Men: Forever #1 catapults readers into a haunting saga intricately woven into the fabric of the mutant universe. Kieron Gillen’s narrative prowess shines as he tackles lingering questions from “Immortal X-Men” while seamlessly blending past and present.

The storyline grips from the start, diving deep into the aftermath of “Fall of the House of X” and “Rise of the Powers of X.” Gillen masterfully navigates the complexities of Krakoa’s fate, interweaving themes of divinity, mortality, and the ever-present specter of the Phoenix Force.

Luca Maresca’s art complements Gillen’s narrative with striking visuals that capture the gravity of the mutants’ plight. From the eerie landscapes of the White Hot Room to the tense confrontations on Krakoa, each panel is infused with a sense of urgency and foreboding.

Gillen doesn’t shy away from exploring the interpersonal dynamics within the Quiet Council, adding layers of intrigue and tension to an already volatile political landscape. The quest for Dominion takes center stage, offering readers a tantalizing glimpse into the future of mutantkind.

What sets X-Men: Forever #1 apart is its ability to balance high-stakes action with introspective moments of character development. As mutants grapple with their newfound mortality and the looming threat of extinction, Gillen crafts a narrative that resonates on both emotional and intellectual levels.

While the limited series format may leave readers craving more, Gillen’s tight storytelling ensures that every page is packed with revelations and surprises. X-Men: Forever #1 serves as a testament to the enduring legacy of the X-Men franchise and leaves fans eagerly anticipating what lies ahead for their favorite mutants.

X-Men: Forever #1 is a must-read for both longtime fans and newcomers alike, offering a captivating glimpse into the future of mutantkind while honoring the rich history of the X-Men universe.

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Unveiling the Mysteries of your favorite X-Men

Colors - 9.8
Design - 9.8
Illustration - 9.8
Narrative - 9.8
Subplot - 10


Kieron Gillen delves into haunting questions post-Immortal X-Men. How to defeat a digital god? What happens when the Phoenix fades? Luca Maresca's art brings revelations tying into the epic saga of House of X and Powers of X.

Genre: Superhero
Series: X-Men: Forever | Illustrated by Luca Maresca, Mark Brooks
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