COMICS: Marvel Unveils Latest Original Graphic Novel; X-MEN: NO MORE HUMANS

COMICS: Marvel Unveils Latest Original Graphic Novel; X-MEN: NO MORE HUMANS

Famed X-Men writer Mike Carey and Invincible Iron Man artist Salvador Larroca are teaming up for a new Original Graphic Novel at Marvel, X-Men: No More Humans. The book will be set in current continuity and is based around the premise that every human disappears from Earth!

USA Today have unveiled Marvel's plans for X-Men: No More Humans, a 128-page hardcover original graphic novel which is set to be released on May 7th, 2014 from the creative team of Mike Carey and Salvador Larroca. "The stakes, for mutants and humans alike, couldn't be higher," the writer told the site. "This is a story about who gets to inherit the world and what the cost of that victory might be. There are times in this story when it seems as though there isn't any right thing to do — and when the different ideals and personalities of the X-Men threaten to split them apart. We really throw them some monstrous, agonizing curveballs. And we see them, finally, finding the core of themselves and responding as the heroes they are." The aim of the book is to appeal to both new and old fans alike (hence why they're releasing it around the same time as Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days of Future Past), although it will be set in current continuity as the various X-Men teams deal with the aftermath of "Battle of the Atom".

X-Men: No More Humans first look

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Filed Under "Marvel Comics" 12/10/2013 Source: USA Today
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JordanKing - 12/10/2013, 2:00 PM
Can't wait till they bring out Inhumans: No More X-Men.
GinjaNinja - 12/10/2013, 2:10 PM
@PantherX haha. How much of a middle finger would there be if they stopped making the X-men. Fox would cry.
Missy - 12/10/2013, 2:11 PM
I think it's strange how sometimes X-Men stories almost seem like they're their own thing. Like there isn't other heroes out there in the Marvel Universe and stuff.
Missy - 12/10/2013, 2:12 PM
@dougieisrollthejays expect X-Men to fade a little when Marvel begins to focus on the Inhumans, specially when they release a movie.
TheFox - 12/10/2013, 2:14 PM
@dougieisrollingthejays: Why would Fox cry about that? Then they'd be the exclusive purveyors of X-Men entertainment. They wouldn't get the promotion of the comic books anymore, but they've already built a degree of brand recognition as a film franchise-- and the films would still bear the Marvel name, as they'd be licensed from Marvel anyway.

Yeah, I don't think Fox would care one way or the other.

TheFox - 12/10/2013, 2:18 PM
@dougieisrollingthejays: I'm pretty sure the only people who would be crying in that situation would be the die-hard X-Men fanboys who live and die by the comic books, and won't accept the films as valid X-Men stories. They would literally be the only people left out in the cold under those circumstances.

(Then again, so many of them are so nit-picky about what's happening in the comics, they'd probably be rejoicing if the books just got cancelled anyway. So I guess those people wouldn't really be happy under ANY circumstances. In which case, I kinda have to pity them.)

Spideyshawn - 12/10/2013, 2:20 PM
Marvel wouldn't do that lol X-men comic sales are always the top seller for them.Why do you think wolverine is all over the place?
RicketyCricket - 12/10/2013, 2:20 PM
Damn it. These are the things that make me wish I was a mutant....
CaptainAmerica - 12/10/2013, 2:22 PM
Lol Fox would cry? I'm pretty sure X-Men books make Marvel the most money right behind Spider-Man.
JordanKing - 12/10/2013, 2:24 PM
@dougieisrollingthejays They might some day, but not for some time. It would piss way too many fans off, and X-books do still sell.

They should wait until the Inhumans have a had a couple successful blockbusters out then.. BOOM! "Smell that, Fox? That's the sweet sense of obscurity, enjoy! :D"
KeefNCookies - 12/10/2013, 2:25 PM
Well. Storm looks completely ridiculous. Freakin idiots...
ds9epicfan - 12/10/2013, 2:34 PM
Looks good!Interesting story and well drawn artwork!It's going on my reserve list!
Interestein - 12/10/2013, 2:36 PM
I love the new designs, still hate future Cyclops' design.
sinthegreat - 12/10/2013, 2:47 PM
xmen has always been marvel top seller, the only reason they made such abig move with the inhumans recently is because they cant use mutants in the movies, but i dont think it will work
TelaVizion - 12/10/2013, 4:25 PM
That's too damn long to have to wait for this. I want to read it NOW!!!!
ThePowerCosmic - 12/10/2013, 4:41 PM
What the heck are you guys talking about? Marvel isn't trying to replace the X-Men, they are just raising the popularity of the inhumans. Btw they never said anything about this book having anything to do with the Inhumans.
beane2099 - 12/10/2013, 6:02 PM
My understanding is that this book has more to do with the aftermath of Battle of the Atom than Infinity. But in terms of the Inhumans, Marvel is trying to add some new shrubbery to their landscape as it were. And yeah, you can rest assured that if it's popping up in the books it's bound to be in a movie down the line. It's a two-fold thing really.
smudgewhat2 - 12/10/2013, 7:30 PM
Magneto's been lifting.
DurtyTalynt - 12/10/2013, 8:12 PM
And thanks to the ever growing shitty fox film fan base we get silly arguments like this. Where people actually dont back the source material and prefr to see hugh jackman scream at the sky in assless chaps
GranGoose - 12/10/2013, 8:20 PM
I'm pretty sure that all the money Fox get from the X-Men doesn't come from comics readers exclusively.
SimpleeComplex - 12/10/2013, 8:30 PM
@durty ur so rite. The general audience know nothings who jump on the cbm bandwagon cuz its the in thig would be so happy if comics got cancelled. Then they wouldn't have to project their insecurities about not being able to get off their lazy behinds to read any form of literary source material (i.e. comic books, novels, graphic novels). While they're at it they should shop publishing Hunger Games and Star Wars books, because the movies should have nothing to do with those silly archaic things called "books", "comic books" and "respectfully adapting source material".
SimpleeComplex - 12/10/2013, 8:37 PM
It's like people stuck in an abusive relationship, they defend and stick to their user and abuser despite knowing deep down they deserve better and there is better out there. Yet when someoneshows and explains to them they deserve to be treated better, instead they lash out because they have been so brainwashed and shatted on by their abuser and are so accustomed to it, but you can break the cycle! You can do it, you can kick the Fox habit that has claimed so many lives! It starts with getting out of denial 1st!
rabid - 12/10/2013, 10:44 PM
Mike Carey is always good. Larocca is badass too, and I can't blame him for his past X-Men run just because he got stuck paired with Chuck Austen.
jimoakley666 - 12/11/2013, 2:33 AM
There are some complete tards commenting on here today.

This looks interesting. May be worth a look in.
MightyZeus - 12/11/2013, 2:41 AM
Sure i'll buy it. It's worth reading.
Liverpool4life - 12/11/2013, 2:41 AM
No more mutants.
Pharaoh - 12/11/2013, 4:34 AM
The last one (straight to graphic novel) Avengers was pretty mediocre so unless this is a massive improvement I won't be picking it up...
KrazyForKomix - 12/11/2013, 5:33 AM
@beane2099 (and anyone who cares)
The ONLY, single reason Marvel Comics is changing the until-now-unique Inhumans to be be the new de facto Marvel "mutants" is so that they can have that oppressed-because-their-different, awesomely popular theme that the mutant X-Men seem to have a proprietary patent on, to use in their Marvel Studios Universe films. And yes, an Inhumans movie is planned.There is no way they're prying the X-Men rights away from Fox, so they decided to do the next best thing (as THEY see it) . . . make more "mutants." And the EASIEST way for them to do that (THEY believe) is to bastardize the Inhumans to become the hunted, hated, feared, and misunderstood NEW "mutants."

They have the right to do this. Of course they do. They have the right to print five variant foil covers for a new comic that came out years ago. They have the right to turn The Falcon into a SHIELD agent. They have the right turn Electro into a blue guy with a hoodie.

They think (and there are MANY on this site who agree) that if you drastically alter the comic (or change the character) BEFORE the movie comes out, and then pattern the movie on some of those changed elements, that you can THEN say something like, "Well the great thing about the movie plot is how closely it stays faithful to the comic." An example of this is Captain America's SHIELD issued Super Safety Child Protection Helmet. He MAY be (an argument for another column) the greatest hand to hand fighter in the Marvel comic universe. He is DEFINITELY it's greatest battle strategist. He (as a super-powered being) has existed since the winter of 1940. He survived WW2. He did it all with a cowl and a shield. No helmet, and certainly NO knee-pads. But NOW because of the movies – SUDDENLY (before the movies came out) – everywhere you look, Cap is gussied up like a police dog trainer, with extra padding and protection as if he were just some ordinary guy who can't take a punch.
He's a comic book SUPERHERO! I want to see capes and cowls and death rays and Cap dodging everything but for the ricochets off his shield. If he's so dang delicate why hasn't he had one of his MANY super-brilliant friends design a skin-tight force field for him? Why hasn't he had Iron Man make him an unbreakable Battle-Shell?
Because he doesn't need it, anymore than he needs that REEEE-DICK-ULOUS chin strap he's been sportin' lately.
NONE of this would have happened if not for the misguided attempt of producers to make his movie persona more . . . wait for it . . . "realistic."

Ooooo . . . *shudder*

Two points and I'm out:
1) Again I say that just because Marvel Studios can technically say they are being faithful to the comic spirit, doesn't make it so. They can do what ever they want with those Disney owned characters. It is their right. But don't try and feed me BS and tell me it's cake.
2) By in large I have really liked the movies. I KNOW . . . who saw that coming. But I really wish Marvel comics (owned by that marketing juggernaut Disney) would stop retro fitting their comics to match the wrapped (albeit entertaining) version of the Marvel universe portrayed in the movies.

So until Thor gets his old-school uniform back (in the comics, NOT the movies); until Black Bolt and the Royal Family resume being the MAJOR SOURCE (all caps) of Earth's contact with Inhumans (as you KNOW is about to change),

. . . count me as one disenfranchised Marvel zombie.
Karmatron - 12/11/2013, 10:06 AM
@KrazyForKomix, four things:

1.-Quoted for the truth
3.-All you have said is the same thing that I think
4.-Even knowing you are right in every point you said, Istill not giving up on Marvel... well I am too a DC and Image fan and I have not quitten after the cluster phuck tat new 52 is... any way

Cheers man!
birdfists - 12/11/2013, 11:38 AM
People commenting about the inhumans movie that isn't even released or technically 'confirmed'. And bitching about plot details that don't even exist at this point.

God the Comic book community are a fickle effing bunch.

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