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Latour Shares X-Men Concept Art for Quire, Idie… & 2Pacalypse

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Latour Shares X-Men Concept Art for Quire, Idie… & 2Pacalypse

Jason Latour’s run on Wolverine and the X-Men in 2014 lasted just 12 issues before the title came to an end, leaving both the writer and a lot of fans disappointed. In a recent post on his Twitter account, Latour revealed that he put a whole lot of concept design work into the book, as detailed in four character sketches, complete with story notes.

Reflecting on the series as a whole, the writer added, “It didn’t get to be what I wanted. But I’m fairly happy w/ these [sketches].” The aforementioned sketches include two future versions of Idie Okonkwo, one giving her a distinctive Janelle Monae-style haircut and another showing her as the Horseman of Death.

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The other pieces also seem to have had some strong musical influences in their creation, with the future Quentin Quire described as being “Kanye + Quitely” in the writer’s notes, while Evan Sabahnur — the second coming of the X-Men villain Apocalypse — is transformed into “2Pacalypse.” The character might not bear a close resemblance to the classic 90s rapper, but he certainly rocks his bulky coat and armor combo.

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