The Scarlet Witch is dead, and it looks like Magneto killed her

The most awaited occasion in the existing X-Men lineup is unquestionably Inferno, however prior to we get to the part where Mystique burns all of our things down with her anger, we have The Trial of Magneto. And now we understand precisely what he’s implicated of that’s so bad. Place your Law & Order noise here!

In the pages of recently’s SWORD #6, the Master of Magnetism was seen hobnobbing with the last individual you’d anticipate to be welcomed to a huge mutant celebration: Wanda Maximoff, the Scarlet Witch.

Wanda is mutant public opponent #1 for her function in M-Day, when, in a minute of psychological crisis, she amazingly removed 90% of the world’s mutants of their superpowers. Then, to make matters worse, it was exposed that she and her sibling Quicksilver weren’t truly Magneto’s kids, and they weren’t truly mutants. On Krakoa, she’s called the Great Pretender.

However, as Magneto confessed to her in SWORD #6, Krakoa is a location where mutants are provided an opportunity to make brand-new lives without the disobediences in their pasts. And possibly part of his brand-new life will be that, after all the years he and Wanda invested believing that they related, he needs to confess that he still looks after her like household. It was touching.

And in this week’s X-Factor, everything went to heck.

What else is taking place in the pages of our preferred comics? We’ll inform you. Invite to Monday Funnies, Polygon’s weekly list of the books that our comics editor enjoyed this previous week. It’s part society pages of superhero lives, part reading suggestions, part “look at this cool art.” There might be some spoilers. There might not suffice context. However there will be terrific comics. (And if you missed out on the last edition, read this.)


Eyeboy, Speed, and Prodigy come across the red boots of someone apparently passed out in a Krakoan garden. Eyeboy tries desperately to keep Speed from going any closer in X-Factor #10 (2021).

Image: Leah Williams, David Baldeón, David Messina, Lucas Werneck/Marvel Comics

The Scarlet Witch’s body was discovered in a Krakoan waiting room, probably dead. Magneto wasn’t present, however the problem shows that this story will be seen once again in The Trial of Magneto. Among Krakoa’s biggest heroes is now implicated of breaking among its most spiritual laws: Don’t eliminate human beings.

More than a dozen DC superheroes and villains stand around the hospice bed of late comics writer Denny O’Neil in Green Arrow 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular (2021).

Image: Larry O’Neil, Jorge Fornés/DC Comics

The very best part of DC Comics’ Green Arrow anniversary special is certainly a touching 6-page homage comic to the late author and editor Denny O’Neil, composed by his kid Larry. It is not an exaggeration to state that if you are under the age of 70 and you like Batman, O’Neil is why.

DC has all 6 pages of the comic offered to check out online free of charge.

Aaron Fischer muses on how he helps people because it’s what Captain America would do, as he looks up at a mural of Sam Wilson in his Captain America costume in United States of Captain America #1 (2021).

Image: Josh Trujillo, Jan Bazaldua/Marvel Comics

United States of Captain America is a brand-new miniseries in which a strange killer is circumnavigating the nation, attempting to eliminate individuals who take the Captain America symbol on to do excellent — so naturally Steve Rogers and Sam Wilson are on the case, with one brand-new “Captain America” presented in each problem, with a backup story informing their origin. Today’s was Aaron Fischer, an unhomed queer kid who safeguards the innocent throughout America’s trains.

A data page from Eternals #5 (2021) reads “It is perhaps best thought of as the engine room of the planet Earth. And, as evidenced by the out-of-control weather, the imminent destruction of the planet and the kookiness of yours truly, the engines cannae take it. Yes, I’ve seen Star Trek too. I <3 DS9.

Image: Kieron Gillen, VC’s Clayton Cowles/Marvel Comics

I can’t keep in mind if this is the very first information page I’ve ever included in Monday Funnies, however appearance. I’m in the middle of viewing Star Trek: Deep Area 9 for the very first time today. And the huge celestial engine that powers the Earth in Marvel Comics likewise likes Deep Area 9.

Azrael brandishes his flame sword of vengeance on the moonlit rooftop of the Monasterio Sant Alvard in Spain in Catwoman 2021 Annual.

Image: Ram V, Kyle Hotz, Fernando Blanco, Juan Ferreyra/DC Comics

The Batman-adjacent vigilante Azrael resembles the Catholic church — you’re never ever gonna be down with whatever he’s doing, however the visual … you need to appreciate the dedication to the visual. Perhaps it’s simply that I got hooked on the Nightfall period of Batman comics early, however I’m constantly a minimum of a little thrilled to see Azrael.

TSWA is the sound effect as Beta Ray Bill raises his axe. SPLOK is the sound as he bisects a giant alien something with all his might in Beta Ray Bill #4 (2021).

Image: Daniel Warren Johnson/Marvel Comics

Daniel Warren Johnson wins the Noise Results of the Week award, for the perfectly rendered TSWA of Costs raising his axe and the definitely visceral SPLOK of him bringing it down. Words can’t reveal.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.