While there are many fascinating aspects of the Jonathan Hickman era of Marvel’s X-Men, no one word sums up the shift in status quo quite like the following: Krakoa! One time little more than the mutant monster island that brought the All-New All-Different X-Men together, Krakoa is now the home to all of mutantkind, providing everything from sustenance to shelter to language and beyond.
Today I’ll answer:
+ What’s the history of Krakoa in Marvel Comics, and how many different versions have we seen?
+ Whether or not Krakoa’s origins match up with Apocalypse’s stated origin of Krakoa in Powers of X.
+ What secrets the island may hold, and predictions for what they’ll mean in the Krakoa era of X-Men.