Marvel has announced details for the ‘Weapon X’ ongoing series that will debut in April as part of the RessurXion initiative. The series will be written by Greg Pak with art by Greg Land. Something noteworthy is that this is the first time the two will be working together since “X-Men: Phoenix – Endsong.”
The new “Weapon X” book will star Old Man Logan and Sabretooth as the aim to stop the revived Weapon X program. This time however, Weapon X has taken an even deadlier turn than ever before.
“The Weapon X program is back, and it’s more deadly than ever — but this time its objective isn’t just to use mutants. Now it wants to exterminate them,”said Pak of the new series. “And the powers and abilities of this new Weapon X threat are so terrifying that you need both heroes and villains teaming up to handle it.” Aside from Old Man Logan and Sabretooth the core team will be Domino, Lady Deathstrike and Warpath. Pak added that he will use “some familiar faces” as well as “some totally new surprises” in the series in addition to the main cast. A major part of the series’ mystery, though, will be the identity of the person behind the new Weapon X.
The series will pair Old Man Logan with someone he hasn’t really spent a lot of time with in this universe: Sabretooth. “They’re a blast to write together; you can put those two characters together and fun things will just happen,” said Pak. “They’re so similar, and yet have different ways for dealing with the world and totally different sets of morals and ethics. So for them to find common ground and fight alongside each other instead of against each other, it’s a fun challenge.”
Overall, Pak promises “big, blockbuster action” in the series. “It’s going to be a big satisfying series of huge emotional and physical explosions. It’s the kind of thing that I love to do, which is combine big genre action with genuine emotional story. And we’ve got great, smart, terrifying villains, so it’s going to be very satisfying to see our team take them on.”