The Master of Magnetism is charged with the murder of the Scarlet Witch in August as Marvel launches its new limited series X-Men: The Trial of Magneto by writer Leah Williams (X Factor) and artist Lucas Werneck; Watch the official trailer for the new series below…
When did Magneto ever allow bureaucracy between himself and what is just? On the paradise island of Krakoa, a safe haven and home to mutants, Magneto’s hard-won, deepest desire to see his people in peace and prosperity has finally come true,” Williams said. “But Magneto’s allegiance only extends as far as it is first earned, so after the Hellfire Gala, when he learns that even paradise can still be filled with lies…the TRIAL OF MAGNETO will begin.”
The Scarlet Witch is dead and all eyes are on Magneto! Is the Master of Magnetism guilty of the murder of the Avenger he once thought was his daughter, or is the real culprit still lurking on Krakoa? Find out in X-MEN: THE TRIAL OF MAGNETO, a new limited series written by X-Factor writer Leah Williams and drawn by rising star Lucas Werneck. This pivotal chapter in Johnathan Hickman’s X-Men era will divide the thriving mutant nation of Krakoa, threaten the position of the X-Men in the wider Marvel universe, and explore the past and future of Wanda Maximoff’s relationship with the mutant child. .
X-Men: The Trial of Magneto #1 goes on sale August 18.