In their style, Marvel have teased and now they’re giving you the real information.
When thinking about what Bendis has done at Marvel and what he has not done, it’s not a big surprise to see him on Uncanny X-Men, because, what else is he going to do? He’ll be joined by Chris Bachalo on art, who is no stranger to the world of the mutants over the past few years.
Joining All New X-Men and Wolverine and the X-Men, Uncanny X-Men #1 will be its own thing that Bendis describes as such:
Everything in UNCANNY X-MEN came right out of our story planning for Avengers Vs. X-Men. There was a great deal of time where Marvel had asked Jason Aaron and [me] to bring all the elements of the story together. It was during this process that both of us came up with a lot of ideas for the mutants going forward. By this time I knew that I was taking over the X-Men and that allowed me freedom to take his [X-Men] characters into places I probably wouldn’t have the guts to [in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN] if it wasn’t my job to clean up the mess so to speak.
While we were discussing whether or not it was time for Charles Xavier to die, one of the reasons I was all for it was because it made all of my books so much more interesting.
What about Scott Summers? Bendis talks about Cyclops here, not mentioning anything about what’s going on with his face.
You will discover in the very first issue of ALL-NEW X-MEN exactly where Scott Summers’ head is at. Of all the X-Men that feel it is their job to further the legacy of Charles Xavier, no one feels it more strongly than Scott Summers.
Scott Summers himself is not only trying to save these kids but he is trying to train them and get them ready for what he feels is coming mutant revolution These new students represent his only hope for true redemption. And his only hope to make the world the way he really thinks it should be.
For more, make sure to read the interview over at Marvel.com, and look for Uncanny X-Men #1 in February 2013.