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X-POSITION: Abnett & Lanning on "New Mutants" in the Wake of "AvX"

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  • Posted on 15th Sep, 2022 15:03 PM

Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, the writing team behind "New Mutants," answer your e-mails about the fallout from "AvX" and time-travel tricks! Plus,

For many long-time comic book readers, the name "New Mutants" brings to mind a team of young, fresh-faced mutants who aren't fully in control of their powers. The current team, however, consists of mutants confident in abilities which, if not used correctly, could bring an end to the world as we know it.

The group has an Omega-level powered Shaman (albeit de-powered) in X-Man; they have an immensely powered technological being in Warlock; there's Legion, who remade the entire world with his abilities; and let's not forget Magik, who most recently possessed the power of the Phoenix (not to mention the fact that she controls a portal to Limbo). The remaining New Mutants' powers ain't nothing to sneeze at neither...


The team took a time-travel trip in recent issues and have now returned to a post-"AvX" world. What will it mean for them to have a teammate that was one of the Phoenix Five? And what will the team do when a couple of their members join the Avengers? X-POSITION contacted writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning ("DnA" to their fans) for answers. Let's see if we can squeeze a secret or two out of them...

DnA were loathe to name the team's most powerful member, but named Legion its most dangerous

And I'm betting there's a lot of folks out there who'd like to read that story...including me!

Editor's Note: Special thanks to George Tramountanas who's been running X-Position since it's first edition published May 31st, 2007! He shepherded this feature from the beginning and helped fans of Marvel's X-Books interact with their favorite creators. Thanks, George! -- Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer, CBR

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