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Forget X-Men, Storm is Now Marvel’s Most Important Hero

X-Men’s Storm was just crowned the Regent of Arakko and Voice of Sol, making her the representative for the entire solar system in galactic matters.

Warning: spoilers ahead for S.W.O.R.D. #8!

As one of the X-Men’s most powerful members, Storm has proved herself time and again as a vital defender of Earth, but she just became something more. Now, thanks to recent events, including the terraforming of Mars, Storm has become one of the most important people in the Marvel Universe, and fans can see why in S.W.O.R.D. #8 – written by Al Ewing with art by Guiu Vilanova, colors by Fernando Sifuentes and letters by Ariana Maher – on sale now in print and digital.

Recently, the X-Men terraformed Mars, resettling the former mutant population of Arakko there, and renaming the planet accordingly. A key player in the terraforming and respected by the populace, Storm was appointed Arakko’s first Regent, taking a central place on its ruling council, but crucially she was also named the Voice of Sol. Marvel’s mutants are done pretending to be lesser than humans, and have officially named Arakko the capital planet of the solar system, superseding Earth in terms of galactic importance. This coincided with S.W.O.R.D.’s successful stockpiling of mysterium, a material which has been used to stabilize the galactic economy, boosting the Sol System’s reputation and power. Effectively, Storm just became the most senior figure in the entire solar system at the strongest it’s ever been.

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