Chris Claremont is best known for his 17 year unbroken run on the X-Men comic series—a feat in world building that has supported many uses, from comics to movies to video games and more. Now Chris is returning to that world, with a new comics series titled X-Men Forever. This time, the rules are different. Mr. Claremont addressed thoughts and considerations that go into building a world that can support years of use, and variations. How has the concept of world-building changed over time? What is the purpose of continuity? Multiplicity? How to take into account growth and risk, and play outside the rules. Questions and answers followed.
Podcast: Chris Claremont, “Opening Doors, Building Worlds: The Origins of the X-Men”
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