Marvel X-Males occasion introduced for Comedian-Con 2023, however it’s not what you suppose

Marvel confirmed that the X-Males have been coming to the MCU at San Diego Comedian-Con (SDCC) 2019, simply as Disney had acquired Fox. That was an thrilling element on the finish of an equally thrilling Corridor H panel the place Marvel revealed the primary MCU Section 4 titles. It was much more thrilling since Avengers: Endgame had premiered only a few months earlier, changing into a record-breaking success for Marvel.

4 years and an sudden pandemic later, and the mutants nonetheless haven’t actually surfaced within the MCU. Not in the best way we anticipated, no less than. There’s no X-Males reboot, and we do not know when one is coming. However Marvel appears able to carry the mutants to the forefront. The studio introduced an incredible X-Males occasion for Comedian-Con 2023. Solely it’s not what you suppose.

Thoughts you, some spoilers may comply with under.

X-Males within the MCU

Marvel has but to make use of the X-Males designation within the MCU, which is smart since we don’t have that many mutants within the major actuality. Nonetheless, we did see Professor X (Patrick Stewart) in Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity. The X-Males chief hailed from a special actuality, and he died after only a few minutes.

Earlier than that, Marvel additionally introduced a reboot of the mid-’90s X-Males animated collection that’s but to hit Disney Plus.

Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) and Bruno Carrelli (Matt Lintz) in Ms. Marvel episode 2.

The MCU Section 4 did carry us two mutants from the first actuality. By the top of Ms. Marvel, we discovered that Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) is a mutant. Then, Namor (Tenoch Huerta) presents himself as a mutant in Black Panther: Wakanda Perpetually.

And let’s not overlook about Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) and Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) partnering in Section 5’s Deadpool 3. A minimum of certainly one of them ought to keep in the principle actuality. And we anticipate loads of X-Males cameos within the film.

With all that in thoughts, it positive appears to be like like Marvel is gearing up for an enormous X-Males reboot. And Comedian-Con 2023 can be the right place to announce such plans.

However that’s not what Marvel’s mutant occasion is about.

Marvel’s X-Males Hellfire Gala

Marvel’s huge SDCC 2023 Corridor H occasion is the place Kevin Feige will drop the studio’s subsequent main MCU bulletins. The panel ought to happen on Saturday, July twenty second, within the afternoon.

However Marvel’s just-announced X-Males Comedian-Con 2023 occasion is about for the night of July twenty second. It takes place at PARQ Nightclub, and the X-Males-themed Met Gala-like occasion is strictly what it feels like.

Namor (Tenoch Huerta) the main antagonist of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Namor (Tenoch Huerta) the principle antagonist of Black Panther: Wakanda Perpetually. Picture supply: Marvel Studios

It’s based mostly on the Hellfire Gala from the comics, the place X-Males characters, different superheroes, and villains gown up for a glamorous occasion just like the Met Gala. That’s why Marvel describes it because the first-ever real-life Hellfire Gala:

For the primary time over, the epic comedian crossover occasion is leaping off the web page to in-person, celebrating this yr’s Hellfire Gala within the pages of X-Males comics, together with 60 uncanny years of everybody’s favourite Mutants. Attendees will get the prospect to strike a pose and enter a unprecedented occasion stuffed with trend, enjoyable, and forces to be reckoned with for one night time solely.

Mutant and human attendees are inspired to decorate up of their finest super-powered fashion and you should definitely carry your mutant trend A-game to the inexperienced carpet (sure telepaths might be harsh critics). The gathering will host three completely different areas for company to discover via the epic night:

The Hellfire Gala goes to be an enormous cosplay social gathering, not a Marvel announcement of future X-Males initiatives. Nonetheless, we’ll know all the things about Marvel’s MCU plans for the approaching years by the point the gala kicks off. Marvel’s Corridor H panel takes place earlier that day.

Tickets for the occasions will go on sale on Could twenty fourth at 10:00 AM PT on the D23 web site. Costs begin at $65 and go as much as $155, relying in your membership standing. You’ll be able to learn all the things about Marvel’s Hellfire Gala Comedian-Con 2023 occasion at this hyperlink.