Dresden Codak’s X-MEN REBOOT

dresdencodak:

The Premise - I wanted to make an X-Men reboot that plays to the strength of the concepts, namely growing up as a teenager, dealing with those who are different and how to deal with those who hate you.  The primary change in my setting is that the mutations have a clear sci-fi foundation rather than just being random superpowers.  Mutants being “the next stage in human evolution” was biologically dubious in the 60s, and now it’s just corny.  Additionally, I think the X-Men premise only really makes sense in a setting without other superheroes.  With that in mind, here’s my pitch…

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Earth’s biodiversity is vanishing at an alarming rate. This video from National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore shows what we stand to lose. More information is available in his forthcoming book, RARE: Portraits of America’s Endangered Species.

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/books/

Goal Celebrations FX… epic!