Marvel Invites Readers to Vote for the Final X-Men Team Member

The first-ever X-Men election is here! Starting tomorrow until February 2, fans can vote at to determine the final member of the first X-Men team of the Krakoan era – and one of the most iconic teams in the Marvel Universe.



As revealed in X-MEN #16, Cyclops and Jean Grey shared the need for a new X-Men team to protect the mutant nation of Krakoa and fight on mutantkind’s behalf. A number of nominations have been accepted since then…but the last member of the X-Men is now in YOUR hands!


Vote at starting January 27 until February 2


X-Men Ballot Nominations* include:

  1. Banshee
  2. Polaris
  3. Forge
  4. Boom-Boom
  5. Tempo
  6. Cannonball
  7. Sunspot
  8. Strong Guy
  9. Marrow
  10. Armor


Each person can only cast a vote once, so make your decision carefully. It’s up to you to determine the future of the X-Men! Voting will be open from 12:00am EST, January 27, 2021, to 11:59pm EST, February 2, 2021. Marvel Insiders who participate in the X-Men election will also earn points to redeem for rewards!


Election results, along with the full X-Men team, will be unveiled during the Hellfire Gala in Marvel comics this June. The results will be completely determined by your votes, so share your vote and campaign for your favorite X-Men using #XMenVote, and stay tuned to and Marvel’s social channels for regular updates on the Krakoan polls.


Marvel Insiders will also be eligible to enter into the Marvel Insider Drawn into X-Men Hellfire Gala Sweepstakes** starting February 3 until February 14 for a chance to attend the Hellfire Gala itself by being drawn into a Marvel comic book! More information on how to enter will be provided in the coming days. 

Jamison Ashley

Comic geek, movie nerd, father, and husband - but not necessarily in that order. Former captain of this ship o' fools secretly training everyone's computers and snarkphone spell-checkers to misspell 'supposebly.'