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Published May 10, 2021

A Shocking Murder at the Hellfire Gala Leads into... The Trial of Magneto

Discover a startling mutant mystery in writer Leah Williams and artist Lucas Werneck’s game-changing series!

From writer Leah Williams and rising star artist Lucas Werneck comes THE TRIAL OF MAGNETO, a new X-Men series now on Marvel Unlimited. Spinning out of the stunning events of the Hellfire Gala, THE TRIAL OF MAGNETO will deal with the aftermath of a violent death that occurs on mutantkind’s big night. 

THE TRIAL OF MAGNETO #1 cover by Valerio Schiti
THE TRIAL OF MAGNETO #1 cover by Valerio Schiti

A horrific murder. A horrifying revelation. A trial that will divide the new mutant nation.

This thrilling saga will threaten the Reign of X and upend the world of mutants. And with the very future of Krakoa hanging in the balance, mutantkind’s relationship with the rest of the Marvel Universe may never be the same. The current team of mutant investigators from Leah Williams’ acclaimed run on X-FACTOR will play a vital role in solving this complex mystery, and fans should read X-FACTOR #10, a Hellfire Gala tie-in and the final issue of the series, to discover whose tragic fall leads into this new X-Men epic.

“When has Magneto ever allowed bureaucracy to get between himself and what’s just? In the island paradise of Krakoa, safe haven and home for mutants--Magneto’s hard-fought, greatest desire of seeing his people at peace and thriving has finally been achieved. But Magneto’s loyalty extends only as far as it is first earned, so after the Hellfire Gala, when he learns that even a paradise could still be filled with lies...the TRIAL OF MAGNETO will begin,” Williams teases. 

"I am so looking forward to working with Leah, especially with this project,” Werneck says. “Leah has incredible sensitivity in her writing and is able to craft stories that are layered and mysterious and fun for readers so I think she is perfect to write this story. Participating in the Hellfire Gala and now being invited to be part of this project is really a dream."

The truth is hidden, the danger is far from over, and the trial has begun. Be there for the story that will shake Krakoa to its core in THE TRIAL OF MAGNETO #1, now on Marvel Unlimited.

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