Alyssa Wong joins Marvel’s X-Men comic book lineup

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x-men writer Gerry Duggan tweeted Alyssa wongArmor’s support in the current X-Men vote shenanigans, saying “Welcome to the X-Office, Alyssa – I hope you survive the experience.” An indication that Alyssa Wong is the unnamed new writer for the X-Men office.

YouTube screenshot of Alyssa Wong at the 2016 Nebula Awards

Alyssa Wong is a science fiction and comic book writer, which won the Nebula Award, the World Fantasy Award and the Locus Award. A fiction student at North Carolina State University, graduating in 2017 with a Masters of Fine Arts, in July 2018, Wong was hired by Blizzard Entertainment as a writer on Monitoring. Wong is currently the screenwriter for Marvel Comics’ Doctor Aphra Star Wars series, and is also known for writing comics such as Aero, Shang-Chi, Batman Urban Legends, Adventure Time, Future Fight First, Intrepid and Carnage.

Alyssa Wong has already expressed her support for Armor in the upcoming X-Men vote, stating “She’s delicious, she’s petite, she’s going to hit you through a wall! Vote Armor 2022! #” Zac Thompson backed up support for Bleeding Cool, saying, “MICROMAX or not worth it. #XMenVote”. Victor LaValle tweeted “Vote! Bling!” Traitor If Spurrier tweeted “NICE VOTE. What you see is what you get. What you read is all there is. AND THAT’S ENOUGH.” While Al Ewing, supporting Micromax, said “LYNN, I PIERCED MY FOOT ON A STRYYYYYYYFE #XMenVote,” suggesting that the character is essentially Alan Partridge as a superhero.

Because, yes, just like last year, Marvel Comics is running a vote among readers to elect a Marvel character to the X-Men team. This time, choosing from Armor, Avalanche, Bling, Firestar, Gentle, Gorgon, Micromax, Penance, Siryn and Surge. The result being announced as part of the now-annual second Hellfire Gala in the X-Men comics. And members of the Marvel Insider program who live in the United States can compete to appear in the Hellfire Gala, drawn to the fashion / news event that last year saw a) lots of X-Men in trendy dresses. b) celebrity appearances from the great and the good; and c) the X-Men annexing and terraforming the planet Mars into Arakko, a hotbed for interdimensional mutantity. What will they do this year, other than the Vote? No idea.

X-Men Vote is live, from Avalanche to Firestar to Siryn

Marvel is looking to fans for help in re-selecting the new X-Men team! Following the success of last year’s X-Men elections, the second annual event to choose Krakoa’s final protectors will run from January 10 at 9:00 a.m. EST (it’s like now) until 11:59 p.m. EST on Thursday, January 13. Participants can vote at marvel.com/xmenvote.

X-Men Vote is live, from Avalanche to Firestar to Siryn

In 2021, true believers around the world voted in the very first X-Men election. They shaped the history of the X-Men by choosing Polaris to star in Gerry Duggan and Pepe Larraz’s X-MEN. Throughout the election, fans campaigned for their favorite candidates, which sparked an “X-MEN VOTE” trend around the world on Twitter and ultimately changed the future of all mutants! Several nominations have been accepted to determine the latest member of one of the most iconic teams in the Marvel Universe. Now the last member of this new X-Men team is in YOUR hands! Each person can only vote once, so read the information about each nominee below and make your decision carefully!

X-Men Vote is live, from Avalanche to Firestar to Siryn

ARMOR: Hisako Ichiki can create a powerful psionic force field around her, giving her superhuman strength and durability. She planted the first Krakoan flower on Mars and, as a member of the New Mutants, helped her brothers across the world.

X-Men Vote is live, from Avalanche to Firestar to Siryn

AVALANCHE: Longtime Brotherhood member Dominikos Petrakis used his seismokinetic powers against the X-Men. Although he was killed by the Red Skull, he was one of the countless mutants to be resurrected in Krakoa, where he became an agent of SWORD.

X-Men Vote is live, from Avalanche to Firestar to Siryn

BLING! : Former member of the Gambit Knights squad at Xavier School, Bling! most recently partnered with Psylocke and his team to defend Krakoa while questioning the motives of the new mutant nation. She possesses a diamond-hard body, superhuman strength, and the ability to fire crystalline projectiles.

X-Men Vote is live, from Avalanche to Firestar to Siryn

FIRE STAR: Angelica Jones is a veteran superheroine, with past memberships with the Avengers, New Warriors, Young Allies, and the X-Men themselves – besides being one of Spider-Man’s most incredible friends. . Despite her codename, her powers are microwave-based, allowing her to ignite, melt, or superheat anything she targets. She has not yet claimed Krakoan nationality …

X-Men Vote is live, from Avalanche to Firestar to Siryn

SOFT: The first X-Man from the nation of Wakanda, Nezhno Abidemi now calls Krakoa his home. His mutant power allows him to exponentially increase his musculature, giving him almost limitless strength and invulnerability.

X-Men Vote is live, from Avalanche to Firestar to Siryn

GORGONA: Like the mythical creature of its namesake, Tomi Shishido’s gaze can turn anyone who meets him to stone. Although he possesses many other superpowers, mastery of Gorgon’s swords is his greatest strength. Due to his skill with a blade, he was able to turn the tide at a crucial time during the Sword Competition in the Otherworld. Sadly, he died doing this and came back… different.

X-Men Vote is live, from Avalanche to Firestar to Siryn

MICROMAX: A British mutant, Scott Wright has served as an agent for various Crown agencies including MI13 and FI6. He was also briefly a member of Excalibur in the past – and controversially O * N * E * – when it came into conflict with many of his fellow mutants.

X-Men Vote is live, from Avalanche to Firestar to Siryn

PENANCE: Monet St. Croix presents himself as an almost perfect mutant specimen, with a wide range of powers and talents. Plus, even though she once viewed this as a burden, Monet is now able to move on from his deadly form of penance as he pleases. She is currently the co-CXO of X-Corp.

X-Men Vote is live, from Avalanche to Firestar to Siryn

SIRYNE: Daughter of the famous X-Man Banshee, Theresa Cassidy made a name for herself as a member of X-Factor, using the same sonic powers as her father. The current X-Factor team were finally able to free her from the influence of the divine being known as Morrigan, to whom she had sacrificed herself to save another mutant.

X-Men Vote is live, from Avalanche to Firestar to Siryn

ASCEND: One of Krakoa’s most powerful electrokinetics, Noriko Ashida can produce devastating lightning bolts and move at incredible speeds. She’s about to team up with her fellow New X-Men to protect the next generation of mutants.

The election results, along with the entire X-Men team, will be revealed at the Hellfire gala in Marvel Comics in June. The results will be entirely determined by your votes, so share your vote and campaign for your favorite X-Men using #XMenVote and stay tuned to Marvel.com and Marvel’s social media for regular updates on. Krakoan polls.

Marvel Insiders will also be eligible to enter the Marvel Insider Drawn into X-Men Hellfire Gala 2022 ** from 1/18 (12 p.m. ET) to 1/26 (11:59 p.m. ET) for a chance to attend the Hellfire Gala itself by being drawn into a Marvel comic! More information on how to enter will be provided in the coming days. Not a Marvel Insider? register today!

Voting will be open from 9:00 am EST on January 10, 2022 to 11:59 pm EST on January 13, 2022. The results of Marvel’s X-Men election, along with the entire X-Men team, will be revealed at the time. of the Hellfire gala. in Marvel Comics in June. Don’t miss this epic next chapter for the X-Men this summer!

** NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. COMPETITION OPEN TO UNITED STATES LEGAL RESIDENTS 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER WHO ARE MEMBERS OF MARVEL INSIDER AT TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. THE CONTEST STARTS AT 12:00 PM ON 01/18/2022 AND ENDS AT 11:59 PM ON 01/26/2022. SEE WWW.MARVEL.COM/INSIDER/FAQ FOR MORE DETAILS.

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