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Marvel's Exiles Ending With Issue #12

Exiles 12 cover

Marvel Comics has canceled Exiles, and the current volume of the reality-hopping series will end will January's issue #12, according to series writer Saladin Ahmed.

"Now some sad news: Exiles #12 will be the last issue of our run," said Ahmed. "It's not unexpected - this was a bizarre book that was always living on borrowed time. I'm just thankful [Javier Rodriguez] and I, with the rest of the crew, got to make something unique."

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Ahmed also posted a follow-up tweet, in which he listed the characters he is "proud to say canonically exist in the Marvel multiverse now because of our Exiles run." Those characters include Khan (Old Lady Ms. Marvel); Valkyrie, the lone defender of Asgard; Sam Wilson, the Scarlet Falcon; and Mercedes Knight, captain of the Misty.

Starting in 2001, the first volume of Exiles ran for 100 issues and lasted for the better part of a decade. The Exiles subsequent adventures had significantly shorter runs. When the current volume debuted earlier this year, it made headlines for introducing a Tessa Thompson-esque Valkyrie in the wake of Thor: Ragnarok's success. Besides Valkyrie, Khan and Exiles mainstay Blink, the series' core team also included a Peggy Carter Captain America and a cartoonish Wolverine called Wolvie.

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Exiles #12 hits comic book shops on Jan. 30, 2019. The full solicitation information, as well as David Nakayama's cover, can be found below.

Exiles 12 cover

EXILES #12

  • SALADIN AHMED (w)
  • JAVIER RODRIGUEZ (A)
  • Cover by DAVID NAKAYAMA
  • THE CALL OF THE MULTIVERSE!
  • It’s the Exiles’ final showdown against those bug-eyed creeps the Watchers! But they’ve underestimated their foe — and the mistake may prove deadly. In a whirl of mishaps and might-have-beens, the champion Blink must keep her wits and rescue her lost companions. What lies ahead for Blink and her team of Multiversal misfits?
  • 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

(via Newsarama)

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