Marvel has shared a sneak preview of the upcoming Disney+ animated series, “X-Men 97”, which is a sequel to the iconic X-Men: The Animated Series from the 1990s, which will explore new stories in the iconic 90s timeline of the original series featuring beloved characters like Professor X, Wolverine, Cyclops, Jean Grey, Jubilee, Rogue, Storm, Gambit, Magneto, and more, including fan-favourite Nightcrawler!
Disney has revealed a special variant cover for “X-Men: Hellfire Gala” #1 comic book, which is coming out on July 26th 2023, in comic book stores.
Dan Veesenmeyer, a storyboard artist on the original series and the illustrator behind the packaging for Hasbro’s recent Marvel Legends 90s Animated Series line, captures the excitement behind the X-Men’s animated heyday in this stunning cover. The piece spotlights the main cast of the show, including Magneto, who will join the X-Men in the series. Adorning the one-shot that will propel the X-Men into the FALL OF X era, the X-MEN: HELLFIRE GALA #1 X-MEN ’97 VARIANT COVER celebrates the X-Men’s return to the world of animation in style, and hits stands just in time for the X-Men’s milestone 60th anniversary.
The new Disney+ series was announced at the 2021 Disney+ Day and was originally supposed to be coming to Disney+ in Fall of 2023, but it looks like the show may be delayed into 2024.
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