Comic News

Marvel Provides First Look at X-Men: The Wedding Special #1

The first look at X-Men: The Wedding Special provides a look at several stories, including the never-before-told story of Mystique’s and Destiny’s wedding.

 

Marvel Comics provided a first look at X-Men: The Wedding Special #1. the issue serves as one of the publisher’s Pride specials under its Marvel: Voices line. As in previous issues, Marvel: Voices provides a series of story along similar themes. As this serves as one as Marvel’s celebration of Pride month, X-Men: The Wedding Special #1 not only celebrates the wedding of Mystique and Destiny, but other events celebrating LGBTQIA+ pride.

Enjoy this first look at X-Men: The Wedding Special #1 with covers and images provided by Marvel Comics. And as always, check back here at The Comic Book Spot for our review of the issue.

 

X-MEN: THE WEDDING SPECIAL #1
Written by KIERON GILLEN, TINI HOWARD, YOON HA LEE, TATE BROMBAL & WYATT KENNEDY
Art by RACHAEL STOTT, PHIL SEVY, STEPHEN BYRNE, EMILIO PILLIU & JENN ST. ONGE
Cover by JAN BAZALDUA
Variant Cover by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN
Variant Cover by JESSICA FONG
Variant Cover by LUCIANO VECCHIO

 

From the press release:

X-MEN: THE WEDDING SPECIAL’s spectacular main story will be written by X-Men mastermind Kieron Gillen, who’s penned some of the couple’s recent adventures in Immortal X-Men, and drawn by acclaimed artist Rachael Stott (Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, Fantastic Four). In addition to new insights into Raven Darkholme and Irene Adler’s breathtaking 100-year romance, fans will get a glimpse at their original and never-before-told wedding and discover the pair’s secret motivations for hosting the event.

 

In the same tradition as the iconic Hellfire Gala and classic Marvel wedding issues like Fantastic Four Annual #3 and X-Men #30, X-MEN: THE WEDDING SPECIAL #1 will be a wedding extravaganza with multiple stories all centered around a single night that will go down in mutant history!

 

Here are the other tales fans can look forward to:

 

A Betsy Braddock and Rachel Summers adventure by the writer who brought them together—Excalibur scribe Tini Howard! Joined by rising star Phillip Sevy, Howard pits the hot new couple against the Omniversal Majestrix, Opal Luna Saturnyne! Just about everyone in the Marvel Universe is invited to the vow renewal…except for Saturnyne. And she’s not happy. But why is she taking it out on Betsy and Rachel?

 

Writer Tate Bombal (House of Slaughter) and artist Emilio Pilliu (Zeroventi) make their Marvel Comics debut with a touching and action-packed story starring Wolverine! Logan has a long—and bloody—history with Mystique and tasks Anole, Pixie, Indra, and Bling! with finding her the perfect gift. On a whirlwind journey that takes them from the Savage Land to Limbo, they’ll learn a valuable lesson about the importance of queer representation.

 

It’s her mothers’ big day, and Rogue has entrusted their favorite son-in-law with their wedding bands. But can Gambit stay out of trouble long enough to deliver them? Find out in this story about one of mutantkind’s most complicated families by two Marvel Comics newcomers, writer Wyatt Kennedy (Marvel’s Voices Infinity Comic) and artist Jenn St. Onge (The Strange Case of Harleen & Harley).

 

Mystique and Destiny receive some pre-marriage psychic counseling courtesy of Emma Frost! See how the inspiring love of two former villains holds up against a telepathic onslaught of hard truths in this twisty tale by writer Yoon Ha Lee (Ninefox Gambit, Machineries of Empire) in his exciting Marvel Comics debut alongside acclaimed artist Stephen Byrne!

 

first look at x-men: the wedding special invitation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X-Men: The Wedding Special #1 will be available at comic book shops everywhere and digital platforms like Amazon, on Wednesday, May 29, 2024.

 

Related posts

BOOM! Studios Solicits for July 2024 Released

Theodis Wright

Legendary Artist John Paul Leon Passes Away at Age 49

Theodis Wright

Skybound Releases First Look At Duke #1

Theodis Wright