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When the X-Men were under attack from Norman Osborn, H.A.M.M.E.R., the Dark Avengers and the Dark X-Men, Cyclops charged the X-Club with raising Asteroid M from San Francisco Bay to serve as an island stronghold for mutantkind. Thus Utopia was born.[1]

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Namor swimming along an X-Sub over New Atlantis

However, not long after the X-Men relocated, the island base began to slowly sink. To permanently fix the problem Magneto approached King Namor with a plan to build a support pillar to serve the double purpose of preventing the sinking of Utopia and housing the scattered Atlanteans.[2] Namor agreed and New Atlantis was constructed just beneath Utopia.[3] Soon hundreds of Atlanteans came to their new home.[4][5]

Hope Summers (Earth-616) swimming in New Atlantis

Hope Summers swimming through the ruins of New Atlantis in search of Namor

Phoenix Five and Destruction

After Captain America arrived on Utopia, demanding Hope Summers, a war between the Avengers and the X-Men began. Due to the Avengers intervention, the Phoenix was accidentally split, and merged with five X-Men (including Namor). Using their new powers, Phoenix Five recreated Utopia into a giant structure raised floating over the San Francisco Bay. After the Phoenix Force was excised from Cyclops, Utopia fell, ruined, back into the bay, and New Atlantis was destroyed with it.[6][7][8][9]

Namor later resided, hermit-like, in the ruins of New Atlantis.[9]

Points of Interest

  • Namor's Palace - Housing Namor's throne room and living quarters for the royal court.
  • Logomancer Lab - Logomancer's lab is where both science and magic are studied.
  • Little Lemuria - A district of New Atlantis populated by Lemurians.[10]

Residents

Current Residents

New Atlantis and Abira (Earth-616)

Abira viewing the upgrades made to under Namor's rule New Atlantis

Former Residents

Alternate realities

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In 2099 A.D., New Atlantis is the submarine nation of the Atlanteans led by Dragonklaw.[11]


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