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Uncanny X-Men: Disassembled Debuts a New Team of Mutant Horsemen

Marvel's weekly Uncanny X-Men event titled "Disassembled" will reintroduce a familiar concept with a twist in December -- instead of the X-Men facing off against Apocalypse's Four Horsemen, Issues #4-7 will debut the Four Horsemen of Salvation.

The December 2018 solicitations reveal these Horsemen of Salvation on artist Elizabeth Torque's cover of Uncanny X-Men #4, with a roster of four unnamed mutants.

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Though the Four Horsemen of Salvation aren't named, we can make some educated guesses on their identities based on their appearances. Angel has a long history of being the Horsemen of Death for Apocalypse under the Archangel codename, so seeing another winged mutant associated with a group of Horsemen makes him a likely candidate, along with the mutant shown with Angel's former girlfriend, Psylocke, on Uncanny X-Men #5's cover. However, the X-Men Extermination event also reintroduced Mimic (Calvin Rankin), who has the powers of Charles Xavier's first class of X-Men, including Angel, so he remains a possibility as well.

The larger gentleman may be the Blob, and tentacles flowing on the cover with a white-skinned mutant with the omega symbol on his forehead would make this character Omega Red, who recently joined Sabretooth's revamped Weapon X-Force. Finally, the white-haired man with a staff leading the charge is harder to identify, but he clearly must be the leader of the Horsemen.

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The solicitation text and covers for December's Uncanny X-Men #4-7 can be found below:

UNCANNY X-MEN #4-7

  • ED BRISSON, KELLY THOMPSON & MATTHEW ROSENBERG (W)
  • PERE PÉREZ (ISSUES 4 & 8), R.B. SILVA (ISSUE 5) & YILDIRAY CINAR (ISSUE 6) (A)
  • Covers by ELIZABETH TORQUE
  • ISSUE #4 - HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY MARK BROOKS
  • ISSUE #4 - ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
  • ISSUE #4 - FANTASTIC FOUR VILLAINS VARIANT COVER BY GERARDO ZAFFINO
  • ISSUE #4 - VARIANT COVER BY TBA
  • ISSUE #5 - ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
  • ISSUE #5 - VARIANT COVER BY TBA
  • ISSUE #6 - ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
  • ISSUE #6 - VARIANT COVER BY TBA
  • ISSUE #6 - CONAN VS MARVEL HEROES VARIANT COVER BY J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
  • ISSUE #7 - ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
  • ISSUE #7 - VARIANT COVER BY ED PISKOR
  • X-MEN DISASSEMBLED CONTINUES!
  • Just when things didn’t look like they could get worse… The ride of the Four Horsemen of Salvation? The coming of X-Man? And…a return to the AGE OF APOCALYPSE? The weekly epic that threatens to leave the X-Men in tatters rolls on toward its explosive conclusion!
  • 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

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