Saladin Ahmed and Javier Rodriguez bring Blink out of "Exiles" in new series

Saladin Ahmed and Javier Rodriguez bring Blink out of "Exiles" in new series

Marvel's rising star Saladin Ahmed continues his streak with the company as his next big project has been revealed.  Teamed with artist Javier Rodriguez, Ahmed will relaunch Exiles with a brand new #1.  The series will see Blink, the breakout character from the Age of Apocalypse series back in the Nineties, return to the forefront and lead the band of misfits across all sorts of interdimensional shenanigans.

Per Marvel:

Blink Returns! Your First Look at EXILES #1 from Saladin Ahmed and Javier Rodriguez!
A new creative team brings together a misfit team in this all-new story!

New York, NY—March 15, 2018—This April, join Blink, Khan, Iron Lad, Wolvie, and Valkyrie in a tale of misfit fun and adventure from acclaimed Black Bolt writer Saladin Ahmed, artist Javier Rodriguez (Spider-Woman), Alvaro Lopez, and Jordie Bellaire.

“EXILES is my take on a classic Marvel 'misfit' team book, powered by the endless possibilities of alternate timeline craziness. Sort of WHAT IF? meets classic X-MEN, with a bit of QUANTUM LEAP tossed in for good measure,” said Ahmed. “It’s a dream of a book to be working on for a Marvel fanboy such as myself, full of deep-cut guest stars and mind-blowing easter eggs. But it’s also the human story of a group of misfits coming together, learning to trust each other, and, if they’re lucky, saving the world(s).”

Get ready for a wild ride full of twists and new adventures when EXILES returns to comic shops with a brand-new story this April!

"X-Men meets Quantum Leap" sounds like a winning formula no matter who you are, and that's some top-notch talent behind it.

 

Exiles #1 will hit comic shops and digital retailers on April 11.  Check out a first look at Rodriguez's interiors below.

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