Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning on NEW MUTANTS - LIVE!

Abnett and Lanning on NEW MUTANTS - LIVE

Update: And here's your new New Mutants creative team, as of May's issue #25: co-writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, along with artist Leandro Fernández. Abnett and Lanning were both on the call, and full coverage is below!

Original Story: Last week saw a round of teasers promoting 2011 as "MMXI: The Year of the X-Men," and now Marvel Comics is ready to start chatting about what's in the near-future for their perennially popular mutant characters.

Today they're talking New Mutants in a conference call with the press, though beyond Marvel senior editor Nick Lowe, we're not sure exactly who is going to be on the line. That's because after the Mike Carey-penned "Age of X" story currently running in the title, the next creative team in charge of Cannonball and the gang is a mystery, to be revealed on this very call. Might it be Daniel Way and/or Marjorie Liu, officially off Daken: Dark Wolverine as of last week? Nick Spencer has made quite a name for himself writing young characters in Image's Morning Glories, what about him? These are just speculations, but we'll know for sure soon enough.

Things are getting started right around 3 p.m., so for all of the latest New Mutants developments, follow along with our live coverage below:

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