New York, NY—October 20th, 2016 — The battle for survival begins as two super-powered races clash in a battle for their very existence! The fuse is lit in the current Death of X prelude series, but this December – the powder keg explodes in the can’t-miss INHUMANS VS. X-MEN #1! We’re closing out 2016 with a bang and making sure retailers everywhere are locked and loaded for this massive 6-issue series with INHUMANS VS. X-MEN LAUNCH PARTIES! Not only is your local retailer the place to be on December 14th for the release of the first issue, but you’ll also be able get your hands on some special items exclusive to these launch parties!
To ensure the launch of INHUMANS VS. X-MEN is a sales success, each retailer opting in to the event will receive an Inhumans vs. X-Men Party Kit, containing exclusive promotional materials and sales tools to assist their efforts. Check your Marvel Mailer for more information on how to opt-in by 10/24 (SEP160878) to ensure access to these items.
“These two groups have been on a collision course for a while, but neither is ready for how big this fight is going to get,” says David Gabriel, Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing. “As tensions reach their boiling point, it’s time to settle this grudge match once and for all. Inhumans vs. X-Men will provide the Marvel Universe with some explosive endings for some and blockbuster beginnings for others so we’re backing retailers with incentives, variant and more. There’s a lot of twists and turns to come and we want fans buzzing all the way through the entire event!”
All qualifying retailers will receive the following as part of the Inhumans vs. X-Men Party Kit:
IVX Invitational Postcard
Deep Ordering Discounts
Access to Exclusive First Looks & Previews
IVX 2017 Calendar Promotional Item
IVX Leinil Yu Lithographs
IVX Chip Zdarsky Party Sketch Variant
Downloadable Cake Toppers
But that’s not all! Retailers who qualify will also be eligible to order the INHUMANS VS. X-MEN #1 Zdarsky Party Variant! From Eisner Award-winning artist Chip Zdarsky brings Inhumans and X-Men together for a can’t-miss cover!
Retailers are encouraged to check their Marvel Mailer and Diamond Daily for more information about Inhumans vs. X-Men and Inhumans vs. X-Men Launch Parties. The battle lines are drawn. As the Terrigen Mists roll across the Earth, killing mutants while birthing new Inhumans – the situation is clear and the war is unavoidable. The question is, when the dust settles, who will be left standing? Find out this December as blockbuster creators Charles Soule, Jeff Lemire and Leinil Yu bring you INHUMANS VS. X-MEN #1!
INHUMANS VS. X-MEN #1 (SEP160868)
INHUMANS VS. X-MEN LAUNCH PARTY OPT-IN (SEP160878)
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (SEP160871)
BLACK PANTHER 50TH ANNIVERSARY COVER BY MIKE DEL MUNDO (JUL168644)
VARIANT COVER BY MICHAEL CHO (SEP160871)
VARIANT COVER BY KENNETH ROCAFORT (SEP160872)
PARTY VARIANT BY CHIP ZDARSKY (SEP160876)
PARTY SKETCH VARIANT BY CHIP ZDARSKY ALSO AVAILABLE
HIP-HOP VARIANT BY WILFRED SANTIAGO (SEP160875)
INHUMANS VARIANT BY TERRY DODSON (SEP160873)
PREMIERE VARIANT BY LEINIL FRANCIS YU (SEP160877)
X-MEN VARIANT BY ARDIAN SYAF (SEP160874)
BLANK COVER VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE (SEP160870)
Written by CHARLES SOULE & JEFF LEMIRE
Art & Cover by LEINIL YU
FOC – 10/24/16, On-Sale – 12/14/16
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