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X-Men ’97 Episode 8 Preview, Release Date And More

X-Men '97 Episode 8 Preview

X-Men ’97 has been a nostalgia trip for the fans of this franchise who have been waiting for years to get good content. This series starts after the events of X-Men: The Animated Series which was really popular during its run in the 1990s. All the seven episodes have been loved by the viewers.

X-Men ’97 Episode 8 is going to further showcase the fate of all the mutant superheroes. If you are searching for the preview and date of release of this exciting episode, this article is for you.

X-Men '97 Episode 8 Preview
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What Is X-Men ’97 All About?

X-Men ’97 is the creation of Beau DeMayo and it is designed as a revival of X-Men: The Animated Series which started in 1992 and ended in 1997. The number ’97’ in the title is derived from the year it ended.

It follows the eponymous mutant superhero group who are coping with the ending of the show which featured their founder Professor Charles Xavier who was injured and is moved to space by the Shi’ars. X-Men ’97 has the team headed by Magneto as they face all kinds of dangerous challenges.

Beau DeMayo, Kevin Feige, Brad Winderbaum, Victoria Alonso, and Louis D’Esposito are the executive producers of the show. X-Men ’97. It premiered on March 20th, 2024.

What Happened In X-Men ’97 Episode 7?

X-Men ’97 Episode 7 is named Bright Eyes and it was helmed by Emi-Emmett Yonemura. Released on April 24th, 2024, JB Ballard and Charley Feldman wrote the episode. It showcased the X-Men biding a final goodbye to Gambit by conducting their much-deserved funeral. Later, Rogue is finally able to locate Gyrich in a remote place in Mexico.

What Happened In X-Men '97 Episode 7?
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He had received some input from General Thunderbolt Ross. Gyrich’s memory is taken by him and he is killed by a person who is associated with the Sinister. Trask gets in touch with the superheroes and is informed about his Madripoor roots. This happens when the rescue work for the devastated Genosha.

Meanwhile, the mother of Roberto is informed about him being a mutant but she doesn’t want it to be out. Trask is killed by Rogue but eventually morphs into a hybrid consisting of both human and mutant DNA. He is defeated by Cable and the revelation of Bastion takes place. The audience also gets a shocker that both Magneto and Charles are not dead.

What To Expect From X-Men ’97 Episode 8?

X-Men ’97 Episode 8 is called Tolerance Is Extinction. The revelations of the earlier episode will have an impact on this episode. The fact that Charles Xavier and Magneto are alive, will boost a new lease of confidence in the X-Men.

The introduction of Bastion poses another threat to them. But now since Storm is powerful again and their bosses are alive, we can expect a battle of X-Men with their enemies. This time we can expect this battle to go to many levels. Unlike before, the X-Men are equals to the adversaries and the battle will be tough.

The episode will feature all the actors lending their voices who have been a part of X-Men ’97. This includes Ray Chase (Cyclops), Jennifer Hale (Jean Grey), Alison Sealy-Smith (Storm), Cal Dodd (Wolverine), J. P. Karliak (Morph), Lenore Zann (Rogue) and Ross Marquand (Charles Xavier) as well as Matthew Waterson (Magneto) among others.

Do We Have A Release Date?

X-Men ’97 Episode 8 will be released on Wednesday, May 1st, 2024 on Disney+ at 3 am (ET). It will be between 30 to 35 minutes in duration, depending on the storyline. This season will have ten episodes and the last three have the same title, Tolerance Is Extinction. The finale will release on May 15th, 2024.

Do We Have A Release Date?
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X-Men ’97 has brought back all the favorite mutant superhero characters for fans who once enjoyed it as a kid. The series resumes from the previous show’s storyline and captures the essence of nostalgia. X-Men ’97 Episode 8 is an inch closer towards the conclusion of this season.

We can expect many fights, dramas and twists in the plot in this episode. Viewers are gearing up for this episode to come out so that they can fully enjoy it.