Nightcrawler Just Reconnected With His Mother – No, Not Mystique

Fan-favorite X-Man Kurt Wagner/Nightcrawler reunites along with his adoptive mom in an official preview for Legion of X #9.

Marvel Comics has launched a sneak peek on the subsequent installment in its mutant-centric police procedural, which is slated to hit comedian outlets this coming Wednesday, Jan. 11, from author Simon “Si” Spurrier, artist Netho Diaz, inker Sean Parsons, colorist Federico Blee and letterer Clayton Cowles. The subject encompasses a predominant cowl by Ben Harvey, in addition to a variant cowl by Ejiwa “Edge” Ebenebe.


The preview for Legion of X #9 appears to have a recurring theme of parental reunions. The comedian opens with Paras Gavaskar/Indra visiting his mother and father when issues rapidly go sideways, to place it mildly. Soon after, David Haller/Legion himself will get an surprising go to from his personal father, Charles Xavier/Professor X. Finally — in his native Bavaria, Germany — Nightcrawler is greeted by none apart from his adoptive mom, Margali Szardos.

While Nightcrawler’s delivery mother and father are fellow mutants Azazel and Raven Darkhölme/Mystique, he was raised by the sorceress Margali Szardos. Mystique had taken the type of a German noblewoman and married Baron Christian Wagner of Bavaria. During this marriage, nonetheless, she had an affair with Azazel, resulting in her turning into pregnant with Kurt. The child, after all, was born visibly mutated, with the stress of the expertise inflicting Mystique to lose focus and reveal her true type.

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