Last month, Marvel Comics kicked off its Extermination event with the death of fan-favourite mutant Cable, and now the publisher has announced a special one-shot X-Men: The Exterminated which will pay tribute to Nathan Summers, as well as offering up a special brand-new back-up story from Chris Claremont.
“This issue is our chance to say a proper farewell to Cable, to honor his legacy, and to really see the immense impact the time travelling mutant had on those closest to him,” said Nadler. “Most importantly, it’s about how the Summers family copes with grief, and the difficulty of forging ahead. The issue is packed with fan favorite X-Men from all different eras, and we’re super excited to be bringing them together, despite the somber occasion.”
Cable has fallen, and the events of Extermination have left a hole in the X-Men family. What comes next??
In the wake of Cable’s death, his adopted daughter Hope Summers is attempting to deal with her loss – but a dark and terrifying path beckons her, and the X-Men’s own Jean Grey may be her only hope for survival!
This December, CABLE creative team Zac Thompson and Lonnie Nadler re-team for a special one-shot to say good-bye to the time-traveling, fan-favorite mutant – featuring covers by Geoff Shaw and a special back-up story that celebrates the life of Nathan Summers, from legendary X-Men series writer Chris Claremont!
X-MEN: THE EXTERMINATED #1
Written by ZAC THOMPSON, LONNIE NADLER, and CHRIS CLAREMONT
Art by NEIL EDWARDS and more
Cover by GEOFF SHAW, colors by ANTONIO FABELA
X-Men: The Exterminated #1 goes on sale on December 5th.