The Eternals have just replaced the X-Men as Marvel’s most hated and feared species after the ancient cosmic races’ huge secret was just revealed.
Spoilers for A.X.E.: Judgment Day #6 by Marvel ComicsThe Eternals have replaced Marvel’s Mutants and X-Men as the most hated species in the universe after their biggest secret was just revealed. In A.X.E.: Judgment Day #6 by Marvel Comics, Sersi revealed the true cost of being Eternal to the world, as the ancient heroes’ deadly resurrection protocols being shared makes the Eternals enemy number one in the Marvel Universe.
The X-Men became the most hated group in the Marvel Universe after the public learned that Mutants were effectively immortal thanks to their resurrection protocols. The X-Men sharing the truth about how they could be resurrected after death had humanity questioning why they weren’t allowed to live forever, with anger directed towards the heroes for using the great power of the Five only for themselves. However, the Eternals just stole the title of the most hated species in the world from the X-Men after Sersi helps save the Marvel Universe by revealing the dark cost of being able to live forever.
In A.X.E.: Judgment Day #6 by Kieron Gillen, Valerio Schiti, Ivan Fiorelli, Marte Gracia, and VC’s Clayton Cowles, Sersi reveals the truth about the Eternals resurrection protocols to lift the burden of the ancient heroes’ darkest secret. Sersi broadcasts to the world that each time an Eternal has been brought back to life over the last millions of years, a human has died in their place. Unfortunately, while Sersi exposing the Eternals’ biggest secret helps save the Marvel Universe, it turns the Eternals into the most hated species on Earth.
The Eternals Overtake The X-Men’s Mutants As Marvel’s Most Hated Species
Despite helping save the Marvel Universe, the Eternals become the most hated species due to revealing the dark cost of their resurrection protocols. Starfox, who is trying to bring peace and love to the world, is met with a group of protestors who call out the Eternals for being “parasites.” The X-Men’s Nightcrawler tells Starfox that he will get used to being feared and hated – as the Eternals have overtaken Marvel’s Mutants as enemy number one in the universe.
The Eternals have unfortunately put a target on their own backs, as keeping the secret about the true cost of their resurrection protocols has turned the public against them for a good reason. So, for now, the Eternals are the most hated species in the Marvel Universe, even more than the X-Men, which is saying something, given how much hate has been directed at the Mutants over the years. A.X.E.: Judgment Day #6 by Marvel Comics is in comic book stores now.
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