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Published February 6, 2020

Coming in May... 'Giant Size X-Men: Fantomex' #1

Jonathan Hickman and 'New Mutants' artist Rod Reis reunite for the new one-shot!

Announced this morning by The A.V. Club, Head of X Jonathan Hickman and all-star artist Rod Reis turn their attention to the covert activities of the Weapon Plus program’s Weapon XIII with GIANT-SIZE X-MEN: FANTOMEX #1!

GIANT-SIZE X-MEN: FANTOMEX #1 cover by Rod Reis
GIANT-SIZE X-MEN: FANTOMEX #1 cover by Rod Reis

A bred killer who chose the life of a gentleman super-thief, Fantomex has always defied expectations... For example, who would expect him to break into the World, the artificial realm of his creation? And then again? And then…again?

The mighty mag joins previously announced GIANT-SIZE X-MEN one-shots JEAN GREY AND EMMA FROST, NIGHTCRAWLER, and MAGNETO in a lineup of large-scale, standalone stories specifically designed to highlight some of the industry's finest artistic talents. And as Reis detailed to The A.V. Club, the NEW MUTANTS (2019) artist is delighting in the opportunity to embrace the unique kind of story that Fantomex calls for. “As Jonathan Hickman and I were talking about characters for this GIANT-SIZE X-MEN issue," he notes, "I said I was looking for crazy and weird characters that would allow me to play with panel layouts and do crazy stuff. So we decided that Fantomex would be the perfect choice."

Read the full interview on The A.V. Club now! Then call your local comic shop to reserve a copy of GIANT-SIZE X-MEN: FANTOMEX #1 before it launches this May!

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