The one-shot by Tini Howard and Francesco Mobili arrives next February.
Remember the fan vote Marvel held to see who the new member of the X-Men would be? Polaris went on to win, but all the
losers runner ups are getting a chance at the spotlight in Secret X-Men.
The one-shot will feature Strong Guy, Forge, Tempo (our choice!), Boom-Boom, Marrow, Armor, Cannonball, Sunspot and Banshee teaming up for a secret mission, written by Tini Howard and drawn by Francesco Mobili.
“We had to do it, yeah? And I jumped at the chance to tell the story while I had the time,” Howard told Marvel.com. “Cannonball was my vote, and Strong Guy? Tempo? Boom-Boom? This is the perfect team for an intergalactic X-Men mission. I hope they didn’t forget anything important!”
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With Marvel allowing fans to help chose the final member of the X-Men, the Smash Pages crew shares their endorsement(s).
In the grand tradition of voting for the leader of the Legion of Super-Heroes and whether Jason Todd would live or die, Marvel has launched a website where you can vote for the final member of the X-Men.
The campaign ties into the current X-Men storyline, where Cyclops and Jean Grey have decided to recruit a new team of mutants to protect the mutant nation of Krakoa. Marvel has offered up 10 options for fans to choose from: Banshee, Polaris, Forge, Boom-Boom, Tempo, Cannonball, Sunspot, Strong Guy, Marrow and Armor.
Voting is open from now until 11:59 p.m. Eastern, Feb. 2, 2021.
We here at Smash Pages have our own thoughts about who the new member should be — with one dissension — so please read our heartfelt pleas for your vote below.
Continue reading “Voting for the X-Men: The time is right for Tempo”