At times, Namor the Sub-Mariner has challenged even Apocalypse for title of “First Mutant.” So why is it that the King of Atlantis is *the* holdout from the X-Men’s mutant island nation of Krakoa?
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In this Krakin’ Krakoa, the series where I dig into the most fascinating elements of the Jonathan Hickman written X-Men comics at Marvel, I explore why Namor’s refusing Professor X’s offer, his history with the X-Men (and Marvel Universe at large), and consider what it means for Professor X to be ready to involve Namor.
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Plus, I explore how recent revelation in the pages of the Chip Zdarsky written Invaders have led to a secret history between Namor and Professor X – one that may well have significant consequences for House of X moving forward.
Comics discussed in this episode include:
+ Powers of X #5
+ Marvel Comics #1
+ Dark X-Men: The Beginning
+ Invaders by Chip Zdarsky
+ New Avengers by Hickman
+ Many more!
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