The X-Males franchise had its share of oddball characters within the ’90s, however one of the divisive and controversial of all of them has made his method again into comics, with new particulars of his return arriving in August 2’s Scarlet Witch #7 from author Steve Orlando, artists Lorenzo Tammetta and Sara Pichelli, colorist Frank Williams, and letterer Cory Petit. Mild spoilers forward!
In Scarlet Witch #7, Wanda Maximoff appears to return face-to-face together with her at present deceased father Magneto. Magneto died again on the finish of the current AXE: Judgment Day occasion, and was not resurrected per his personal needs.
Extra curious, the island nation of Krakoa not too long ago fell in a violent invasion from Orchis, which means that mutants are at present with out the ability of resurrection anyway, making a possible return for Magneto much more inconceivable.
Nonetheless, Wanda’s confusion is rapidly allayed as she discovers that the person in entrance of her will not be her father Magneto, however his lengthy misplaced clone, Joseph – proper all the way down to the man-bun that holds up his notoriously lengthy hair.
For individuals who do not bear in mind, Joseph is a youthful clone of Magneto who first popped up within the mid-’90s, inflicting some comparable confusion to what Wanda experiences in Scarlet Witch #7. He was created by a villain named Astra, with the intent for him to kill Magneto, however he suffered amnesia and strayed from his goal, ultimately becoming a member of up with the X-Males.
This is not the primary time Joseph has returned since his first loss of life within the late ’90s – clones have a method of doing that. His resurrection this time is defined in Scarlet Witch #7, with Joseph telling Wanda that he awakened alone in Mister Sinister’s deserted cloning labs on Krakoa, ultimately fleeing the island.
For the previous couple problems with Scarlet Witch, he is proven up beneath mysterious circumstances with readers (and the characters within the e book) being led to consider that he was truly Magneto. However with the reality now revealed, how will the X-Males react to Joseph’s return? It looks as if he’ll be sticking round, so we might discover out a bit extra when Scarlet Witch #8 releases on September 6.
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