Last year’s Hellfire Gala, running through all the Marvel X-Men books, was one of the comic events of 2021, filled with action, intrigue, and gorgeous fashion to dazzle the eyes and imagination. And just yesterday, Marvel announced this year’s Hellfire Gala, with is certain to be filled with changes and high couture a-plenty! In addition, the House of Ideas notes that the event will lead into Marvel’s next big yarn, Judgment Day.
Of course, you can’t have a Hellfire Gala without over-the-top fashion that would put the Met Gala to shame. As such, be sure to check out the art that Marvel just dropped, as well as press release info about the event.
The whole affair kicks off with X-Men: Hellfire Gala #1, dropping on June 29th from Marvel Comics.
From the official press release:
SUPER HERO HIGH FASHION IS ON FULL DISPLAY IN THIS YEAR’S HELLFIRE GALA COVERS!
The X-Men, Avengers, and more serve stunning looks in new Hellfire Gala Variant Covers coming this June
New York, NY— March 17, 2022 — This year’s Hellfire Gala will once again be a night overflowing with action, drama, and FASHION. And this time around, mutants won’t be the only ones slaying the Green Carpet. The other heroes of the Marvel Universe are getting into the fun with extremely stylish looks of their own, all designed by some of the industry’s most inventive artists! Superstar Russell Dauterman returns to lead the campaign to elevate Marvel Comics fashion like never before alongside artists Carmen Carnero, Iban Coello, Chris Bachalo, Jen Bartel, Mateus Manhanini, Mahmud Asrar, Miguel Mercado, Meghan Hetrick, InHyuk Lee, and Eric D’Urso. Combining real fashion trends with classic super hero aesthetics, mutant power signatures, and more, these bold takes on your favorite Marvel characters can be seen in both the upcoming X-MEN: HELLFIRE GALA one-shot and on a series of 20 gorgeous variant covers throughout June!
“I’m thrilled to be back designing costumes for the mutants!” Dauterman said. “And this year we’re expanding to include more of the Marvel Universe — I jumped at the chance to design one of my favorite characters, the Scarlet Witch! I’m lucky to be in such stellar company, surrounded by the other artists working on this project. I’ve been excited every time new art shows up in my inbox, and can’t wait for everyone to see!”
Fans looking for an invite to the HELLFIRE GALA need look no further than June’s X-MEN: HELLFIRE GALA #1, a 72-page one-shot by Gerry Duggan, Russell Dauterman, Matteo Lolli, C.F. Villa, and Kris Anka. Check out the first batch of HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVERS now and stay tuned for more reveals in the coming weeks! For more information, visit Marvel.com.
On Sale 6/1
SHANG-CHI #13 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by CHRIS BACHALO – Namor
X-FORCE #29 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by MIGUEL MERCADO – Forge
X-MEN #12 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by INHYUK LEE – Cyclops
On Sale 6/8
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #5 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN – Spider-Man
BLACK PANTHER #7 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by ERICA D’URSO – Captain Marvel
FANTASTIC FOUR #45 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN – Doctor Doom
On Sale 6/15
IRON MAN #21 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by IBAN COELLO – Iron Man
MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN #39 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN – Black Widow
MOON KNIGHT #12 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN – Scarlet Witch
WOLVERINE #22 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN – Wolverine
On Sale 6/22
AVENGERS #57 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by CARMEN CARNERO – Captain America
CAPTAIN AMERICA: SYMBOL OF TRUTH #2 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by MATEUS MANHANINI – Captain America
GAMBIT #2 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN – Gambit
HULK #8 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN – She-Hulk
KNIGHTS OF X #3 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by MAHMUD ASRAR – Rogue
MARAUDERS #4 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN – Synch
X-MEN RED #4 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by JEN BARTEL – Jean Grey
On Sale 6/29
IMMORTAL X-MEN #4 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by MEGHAN HETRICK – Emma Frost
LEGION OF X #3 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN – Havok
NEW MUTANTS #27 HELLFIRE GALA VARIANT COVER by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN – Magik