Artgerm’s ‘X-Men: Hellfire Gala’ Variant Spotlights Jean Grey

by Tony Thornley

Since her return in 2017, Jean Grey has reestablished herself as one of the X-Men’s most crucial members. That’s put her at the forefront of multiple stories particularly in the Krakoa era, and this new variant cover for the Hellfire Gala one-shot continues that.

Last year’s Hellfire Gala saw the X-Men terraform a planet overnight. What’s in store for this year’s Gala? We don’t know quite yet, but it promises to be big. And with this incredible variant cover from Stanley “Artgerm” Lau, it’s going to look incredible. Check out the cover and Marvel’s press release about the one-shot event below!

Mutantkind is set to send shockwaves through the Marvel Universe yet again in this year’s HELLFIRE GALA! A night overflowing with heavy drama, surprise guests, and game-changing revelations, the event will take place in July’s X-Men: Hellfire Gala #1, a giant-sized one-shot will be written by current X-Men writer Gerry Duggan along with an all-star lineup of artists: Kris Anka, Russell Dauterman, Matteo Lolli and C.F. Villa. A Marvel Comic of such magnitude wouldn’t be complete without an incredible variant cover from artist Stanley “Artgerm” Lau! The mega-popular cover artist depicts Jean Grey is her now iconic Hellfire Gala outfit from last year, ready to announce the new team of X-Men!

At last year’s gala, mutants changed the face of the solar system, terraforming Mars and claiming it for mutantkind. Don’t dare miss this issue to see what comes next! Check out the cover and stay tuned for more news about X-Men: Hellfire Gala #1, including an exciting sneak peek! For more information, visit

Retailers, don’t forget to order your copies of X-Men: Hellfire Gala #1 by Monday, June 6!

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