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Published August 14, 2020

X-Men Creators Present the Final 11 Covers for 'X of Swords'

Beginning in September, the X-Men clash with mysterious new foes in 'X of Swords'!

X OF SWORDS, the massive X-Men crossover tying into each and every X-Men title, kicks off next month. By November, this sprawling story will reach a senses-shattering conclusion...and the covers for these exciting final chapters were unveiled today!

X OF SWORDS will continue writer Jonathan Hickman’s grand vision for the X-Men which began last year in the hit series HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X. Hickman and EXCALIBUR writer Tini Howard join every other current X-Men writer—Gerry Duggan, Benjamin Percy, Ed Brisson, Zeb Wells, Leah Williams, and Vita Ayala—to deliver the next great X-Men milestone. Featuring breathtaking art by Leinil Francis Yu, Carmen Carnero, Pepe Larraz, Stefano Caselli, Joshua Cassara, Mahmud Asrar, Phil Noto, and more, X OF SWORDS will be an unforgettable saga that will stand alongside classic crossovers like THE MUTANT MASSACRE, AGE OF APOCALYPSE, and MESSIAH COMPLEX in X-Men history.

The full X OF SWORDS checklist
The full X OF SWORDS checklist

“X OF SWORDS is by far the biggest story we've done since HOUSE OF X, with every series coming together to tell one tale,” X-Men Senior Editor Jordan D. White promises. “It's crazy, it's epic, it's fun, it's tragic...you're gonna love it! I know I do.”

Amidst the dramatic battles and unbelievable twists, fans will be introduced to a host of new X-Men enemies when a mysterious group of swordbearers emerge from the land of Arakko. Get a closer look at these exciting new additions to the X-Men mythos in these newly revealed covers, including their enigmatic leader—a brand-new character who will send lasting shockwaves throughout the world of mutants. Don’t miss a moment of this groundbreaking era of X-Men when X OF SWORDS begins next month!

X-MEN #14
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Art by MAHMUD ASRAR & LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
X of Swords, Chapter 12
The Lovers. A Garden. A chasm of secrets.

MARAUDERS #14
Written by GERRY DUGGAN & BENJAMIN PERCY
Art by STEFANO CASELLI
Cover by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN
X of Swords, Chapter 13
A toast. A dance. A dinner served: Part I

MARAUDERS #15
Written by GERRY DUGGAN & BENJAMIN PERCY
Art by STEFANO CASELLI
Cover by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN
X of Swords, Chapter 14
A toast. A dance. A dinner served: Part II

EXCALIBUR #14
Written by TINI HOWARD
Art by PHIL NOTO
Cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
X of Swords, Chapter 15
Two swords. Two cups. Two must answer.

WOLVERINE #7
Written by BENJAMIN PERCY & GERRY DUGGAN
Art by JOSHUA CASSARA
Cover by ADAM KUBERT
X of Sword, Chapter 16
Endurance. Survival. The true lesson of pain.

X-FORCE #14
Written by BENJAMIN PERCY & GERRY DUGGAN
Art by JOSHUA CASSARA
Cover by DUSTIN WEAVER
X of Swords, Chapter 17
Chivalry gives way to fury. A knight must kneel.

HELLIONS #6
Written by ZEB WELLS
Art by CARMEN CARNERO
Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
X of Swords, Chapter 18
Chaos. Deceit. A hero returns. 

CABLE #6
Written by GERRY DUGGAN
Art and Cover by PHIL NOTO
X of Swords, Chapter 19
A son. The stars. A Fool and his bravery.

X-MEN #15
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Art by MAHMUD ASRAR
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
X of Swords, Chapter 20
A great division. Bitter victories. Bitterer hearts.

EXCALIBUR #15
Written by TINI HOWARD
Art and Cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
X of Swords, Chapter 21
A game abandoned, but a great gamble remains. A Tower answers.

X OF SWORDS: DESTRUCTION #1
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN & TINI HOWARD
Art and Cover by PEPE LARRAZ
X of Swords, Chapter 22
The wheel of fortune turns. The unfortunate fall. A sword against the darkness.

X-amine each of these covers below, and prepare for X OF SWORDS to arrive this September... 

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X OF SWORDS: Chapter 12 - X-MEN #14

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