In 2008, the X-Men universe was turned upside-down. A child was born – the first mutant since M-Day, who would come to be known as Hope Summers. This birth kicked off the events of ‘Messiah CompleX’, and ultimately led to Cable travelling to the future with the baby. The idea was to keep her safe; but Marvel chose to ensure the story continued, and passed responsibility for the arc to experienced novelist Duance Swierczynski. [Read more…] about X-Men Chronology: Duane Swierczynski’s CABLE
INTRODUCTION To Generation Hope
Spilling out of ‘The Five Lights‘, Kieron Gillen was tasked with writing the short-lived Generation Hope series. Always suspecting his run would only last a year, Gillen had the responsibility of fleshing out the character of Hope Summers and the other Lights, and he made every issue an exploration of the characters. Under Gillen’s pen, Hope interacted with her Lights and learned what it meant to be the Mutant Messiah. [Read more…] about Generation Hope Overview & History!