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Marvel Legacy's First Crossover Coming In X-Men: Gold And X-Men: Blue With Mojo Worldwide

Written by Tim Midura on Thursday, July 06 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

Marvel Legacy's First Crossover Coming In X-Men: Gold And X-Men: Blue With Mojo Worldwide

Is Austin Powers making an appearance?


Source: TV and Movies Dot Com

While Austin Powers may not make an appearance in Mojo Worldwide, the upcoming crossover between X-Men: Gold and X-Men: Blue, two upcoming titles in Marvel Legacy, the series will copy the 2015 Secret Wars series, in that it'll revisit the X-Men's greatest hits. Stories teased to be included are Days of Future Past and Asgardian Wars and characters to appear include Apocalypse and Dark Phoenix

One of the writers of the crossover, Cullen "Hotdog" Bunn, spoke to TV And Movies, Rarely Comic Books Dot Com, regarding the in-story use of a ratings grab and the meta-use of a ratings grab.

Let's tackle this one from a story perspective AND a meta perspective (hey–you brought it up). From a story perspective, Mojo is experiencing crashing ratings in his home dimension. The reason for this ratings nose-dive will have to remain a secret for now, because it's fun and I don't want to spoil the surprise.

From a meta perspective, we knew we wanted to do a Mojo story, but some of us worried that readers don't find Mojo to be much of a threat because his stories always take place in the alternate dimension of Mojoworld. Well, we decided to blow that misconception out of the water straight away by bringing Mojo to our world. We want Mojo to be sort of quirky and weird, but also scary and threatening. And we're bringing him right to your doorstep.

Be prepared for cross-mojulation this fall.

X-MEN: BLUE #13
Written by CULLEN BUNN
Penciled by JORGE MOLINA
Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS

MOJO WORLDWIDE Parts 1 and 3
Mojo, the demented creature obsessed with melding deadly television shows with reality, has made Earth his focus and it's going to take the combined might of two X-MEN teams to fight back! But when threats from their past are thrown at them, how will these teams react? With SENTINELS and BROOD and BAD MEMORIES attacking at every opportunity, will KITTY and JEAN and their teams be able to save Manhattan? Or is this the trick that finally boosts MOJO's ratings?

32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

X-MEN: GOLD #13
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Penciled by TBA
Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS

MOJO WORLDWIDE Parts 2 and 4
The X-MEN may have bitten off more than they can chew as the Mojoverse continues its bizarre invasion of MANHATTAN! JEAN GREY and her team fight side by side with KITTY PRYDE and her group of Merry Mutants...but can MOJO be defeated when he's got the X-Men's greatest hits weaponized against them? Or will an unlikely alley come to the rescue?

32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99





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