With the success of Marvel Studios and its creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, many members of new generations have been attracted and, in most cases, turned into Marvel Comics nerds. Many people who watched the MCU movies were so impressed and mesmerized by the world of superheroes that they wanted to be part of it. Naturally, the fandom has grown so much that it’s this phenomenal force you see today, with almost everyone familiar with at least one of Marvel’s characters, with Marvel Studios bringing in more characters with future films and web series.
One of those series that fans of the vintage era are most excited about is the reboot of an animated classic that will bring back the world-saving mutant team from the shadows.
And what’s even more impressive is the fact that a classic X-Men superhero will return after a long time to play an important role in the reboot of the classic animated series!
The X-Men reboot!
The X-Men are a team of superheroes appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, first appearing in The X-Men #1 by artist/co-author Jack Kirby and writer/editor Stan Lee in 1963. The establishment of the X-men was a doorway to the possibilities of the powers these humans can possess that can change the world! To put this new and exciting world in the spotlight, Fox Kids brought the classic X-Men: The Animated Series on October 31, 1992. After a successful five-year run, the series ended on September 20, 1997, and fans were left with a fond memory to cherish.
Now, as the X-Men franchise comes to the MCU after a long time, Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige has announced the reboot of the animated series as X-Men ’97 on Disney+, and fans of the old show are having a field day filled with mutant excitement! Fans got the first little glimpse X-Men ’97 during Marvel Studios’ presentation at San Diego Comic-Con 2022, which included a new costume for Magneto and information on the official mutant team roster.
During a Q&A session in her Instagram stories, X-Men ’97 Writer Beau DeMayo provided insight into the development process for the new Disney+ series. The head writer also shared his “mixed feelings” about this show’s take on Rogue, which he eagerly teased fans for a lot.
Q: I hope Snape is still a fan favorite…you don’t mention her enough! Have you also read “Mr & Mrs X”? I don’t know if you know that Snape learned to control his powers. Will this eventually be explored?
A: “I’m aware that Snape has learned to control his powers and I have mixed feelings about the shift. However, believe me when I say that Snape fans have reason to be thrilled – largely because that Charley Feldman is a strong defender of his character.
Former fans of the original series are aware that the series ended on an inexplicable cliffhanger with the fate of a vital part of The X-Men hanging in the balance. The upcoming reboot promises to focus on the sequel’s sequel. show, fans are excited to see what happened next!
Why is Snape so important?
Rogue is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, usually in association with the X-Men. Rogue is a mutant who has the power to absorb life energy from other lifeforms whenever she comes into skin-to-skin contact with them. If she comes into contact with other mutants, she will also take on their powers, memories, and personalities. She is a fan-favorite character as she was the one who couldn’t control her seemingly invincible powers, which made her a threat to the X-Men team, and was forced to eradicate her to save everybody.
The next X-Men ’97 will further detail what kind of fate she will suffer, and fans can’t wait to see those events unfold.
X-Men ’97, streaming on Disney+ starting fall 2023.
Source: The Direct