Move Over Met, Celebrities & Athletes Attend the Hellfire Gala
This June, Marvel Comics is hosting an event that would make the Great Gatsby blush. It will change the mutant world forever, and no one wants to miss Krakoa’s biggest night. Real-world celebrities from sports, entertainment, media, and more will make Marvel Comics appearances and debuts during the Hellfire Gala!
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) May 6, 2021
What’s the Hellfire Gala?
The Hellfire Gala will be the story of a single night told from different character perspectives and viewpoints across 12 different titles, and during the event, the mutant nation of Krakoa will finally open its gates to the world!
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) May 4, 2021
The Hellfire Gala will not only go down in history for its shocking story revelations but for its amazing fashions and guest appearances. In fact, VIPs and mutants worldwide have already been lining up to showcase their power-stopping style.
Just realised I forgot to post the whole set.
— Rachael Stott (@RachaelAtWork) May 7, 2021
Celebrities Attend the Gala
“The Hellfire Gala will be the culmination of months of anticipation, and as one of the biggest nights in X-Men history, it only made sense that the nation of Krakoa would invite some of the world’s biggest stars to witness it for themselves,” said Mike Pasciullo, Vice President, Marketing and Communications at Marvel.
— CEREBRO (@CerebroCast) May 3, 2021
Marvel has announced that special guests of the Hellfire Gala will include athletes, musicians, writers, actors, talk show hosts, and other icons. Thus far, on the invite list is Eminem, Conan O’Brien, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Ira Glass, Pete Alonso, and many more have already received their private invitations to the once in a lifetime event online.
The historical Hellfire Gala will also be attended by in-universe celebrities like the Avengers, Iron Man, Doctor Doom, and the Fantastic Four, as well as the event’s VIP security service: X-FORCE!
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) May 5, 2021
Hellfire Gala Titles
Marvel Comics has already announced which titles will appear in the Hellfire Gala event, and fans will be able to spot famous guests in the various X-Men titles being released as part of the event!
The Hellfire Gala’s chapters will include:
- HELLIONS #12 – on sale 6/2, written by Zeb Wells; art by Stephen Segovia
- MARAUDERS #21 – on sale 6/2, written by Gerry Duggan & Chris Claremont; art by Matteo Lolli and John Bolton
- X-FORCE #20 – on sale 6/2, written by Benjamin Percy; art by Marvel Stormbreaker Joshua Cassara
- X-MEN #21 – on sale 6/9, written by Jonathan Hickman; art by Russell Dauterman, Nick Dragotta, Sara Pichelli, and Lucas Werneck
- EXCALIBUR #21 – on sale 6/9, written by Tini Howard; art by Marcus To
- NEW MUTANTS #19 – on sale 6/16, written by Vita Ayala; art by Alex Lins
- PLANET-SIZE X-MEN #1 – on sale 6/16, written by Gerry Duggan; art by Pepe Larraz
- X-CORP #2 – on sale 6/16, written by Tini Howard; art by Alberto Foche
- S.W.O.R.D. #6 – on sale 6/23, written by Al Ewing; art by Valerio Schiti
- WOLVERINE #13 – on sale 6/23, written by Benjamin Percy; art by Scot Eaton
- WAY OF X #3 – on sale 6/23, written by Si Spurrier; art by Bob Quinn
- X-FACTOR #10 – on sale 6/30, written by Leah Williams; art by David Baldeón