The ‘House of X’ Is Coming To ‘Marvel Contest of Champions’

by Gary Catig

The House of X miniseries helped introduce Jonathan Hickman’s ambitious “Dawn of X” relaunch for Marvel Comics. To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the event, the first issue of the “Dawn of X” companion series, Powers of X, is receiving a new exclusive variant cover. The new cover coincides with the latest update to Marvel Contest of Champions, which teases two new entrants (Professor X and Apocalypse) from Hickman’s reworking of the X-Men. The variant is illustrated by Pepe Larraz and details of the reprint can be found below:

House of X (2019) #1

Writer: Jonathan Hickman
Penciler: Pepe Larraz
Colorist: Marte Gracia

Face the Futuree. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (Secret Wars, Avengers, Fantastic Four) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel’s mutants and revolutionized the X-Men. In House of X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind … one that will bring mutants out of the shadow of mankind and into the light once more.

The details of the September update for Marvel Contest of Champions can be found here. In addition, Kabam released a new motion comic entitled Rise of X featuring the two latest champions joining the contest.

Marvel Contest of Champions is currently available for download.

Gary Catig

Gary Catig is west coast raised, east coast educated, and has a touch of southern charm. He has spent most of his adult life making science fiction a reality as an engineer conducting research in the military, microprocessor, and biotechnology fields. While currently living in San Diego, he enjoys all facets of pop culture including but not limited to comics, TV, movies, and music.

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