Marvel's X-Books Solicitations for August, 2007

Mon, May 21st, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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Marvel Comics has given CBR News an advance look at the August, 2007 solicitations for their X-Men family of titles. The solicitation copy and cover images are below. The full solicitations from Marvel for August, 2007 will be available Tuesday morning at 9:00 AM Pacific. Don't forget to stop by CBR's X-Men forum to discuss these forthcoming titles with fellow fans.

UNCANNY X-MEN #489

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Pencils and Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

“The Extremists”

With the Morlocks committing terrorist acts, it’s up to the X-Men to stop them and figure out why these normally-peaceful mutants have turned to violence. Guest-starring Storm and her friends in the Fantastic Four!

Part 3 (of 6). FEATURING ENDANGERED SPECIES CHAPTER 6 The Beast journeys deep into the heart of darkness at Neverland and discovers an old nemesis… 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-FACTOR #22

Written by PETER DAVID

Pencils and Cover by PABLO RAIMONDI

Meet Molly and Wally, two charming children who go around the country singing cheerful songs that incite people to violence against mutants. Siryn and Monet have been dispatched to deal with them...except the twins have a rather unexpected protector. Meanwhile the Isolationist continues his manipulations to establish a world where mutants need never live in fear again. Question is, by the time he's done...will they be living at all? FEATURING ENDANGERED SPECIES CHAPTER 7 - Beast’s scientific journey to cure the effects of M-Day, lead him back to… THE AGE OF APOCALYPSE! 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

NEW X-MEN #41

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE

Pencils and Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG

“QUEST FOR MAGIK” - CONCLUSION It all comes down to this! The New X-Men fight for their very souls against Belasco as the “Quest for Magik” concludes. Who will control Limbo? What is the fate of Illyana Rasputin? The Astonishing X-Men and Doctor Strange guest star as souls are shattered and lives are changed forever, and the very fate of the world rests on the children of the Xavier Institute. FEATURING ENDANGERED SPECIES CHAPTER 8 - Beast’s dark decent plummets to terrible depths as he does the unthinkable—digging up long-dead remains on Genosha for scientific experimentation… 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN #202

Written by MIKE CAREY

Pencils and Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS

The Xavier Academy is under siege, and the full, appalling scale of the Marauders' plans is finally becoming clear. Now Iceman and Cannonball have to stay ahead of the pursuit long enough to mount a counter-attack - and to deprive their enemies of the one precious resource that could be the key to both victory and survival. FEATURING ENDANGERED SPECIES CHAPTER 9 - Can the ”Black Womb” facility answer any riddles surrounding Beast? 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

ASTONISHING X-MEN #23

Written by JOSS WHEDON

Pencils and 50/50 Covers by JOHN CASSADAY

“UNSTOPPABLE” The end is near. The situation is dire. The outlook is bleak. But Cyclops has a plan. Part 5 (of 6) 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CABLE & DEADPOOL #44

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA

Penciled by REILLY BROWN

Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG

“Deadpool and Wolverine” Part 2 of 2 PART TWO of our WOLVERINE TEAM-UP!!! One of them would like to pierce HYDRA's newest sector commander with three adamantium claws. One of them would prefer to woo and soothe that commander with friendship and silicon chips. Can we all agree to disagree without turning this into a bloody, gory, intestine-spewing fight? Probably not... 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

EXILES #97

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by CLAYTON HENRY

Cover by TOMM COKER

Last we left the Exiles, they had traveled to a utopian world where Dr. Victor Von Doom—the savior of mankind—leads a team of heroes made up from Johnny Storm, Sue Storm and Bruce Banner while Reed Richards lives life as an underground fugitive who despises what has become of the world above. Now the Exiles are split in the war between the two men when a horrifying secret is revealed about the Earth’s population! 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

NEW EXCALIBUR #22

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by JEREMY HAUN

Cover by SCOT EATON

“Battle for Eternity” continues! Albion’s team has destroyed technology in England! The Excalibur team is on the ropes and Albion’s forces are growing! 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #3

Written by JEFF PARKER

Penciled by ROGER CRUZ

Cover by ERIC NGUYEN

The five young mutants realize that the words "survival" and "Monster Island" just don't have much to do with each other. And now it becomes clear that they've been set up...and no one knows they're even here. 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

WOLVERINE #56

Written by JASON AARON

Pencils and Cover by HOWARD CHAYKIN

Special double-sized issue! "The Man in the Pit" Wendell Rayfield is a recently divorced, down on his luck ex-cop who's looking down the business end of 40 with no hope for the future and with demons from his past still haunting him at every turn. All he has going for him is his new job. A job that involves a very large machine gun, a hole in the ground, a certain hirsute mutant and several thousand bullets. We all know what damage Wolverine can do with his claws, but how dangerous can he really be when all he's able to do is talk? Wendell Rayfield is about to find out. Written by up-and-comer Jason Aaron (The Other Side, Scalped), with art by comic book legend Howard Chaykin (Blade, American Flagg!). 48 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #16

Written by DANIEL WAY

Penciled by STEVE DILLON

50/50 Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

50/50 Cover by ED MCGUINNESS

“OUR WAR,” Part 1 (of 5) Wolverine’s history with Captain America revealed! In the early days of WWII, before America’s “official” involvement in the war, Captain America, still wet behind the ears, embarked on a clandestine mission to the island nation of Madripoor. Guess who he met there? And guess what? It wasn’t a coincidence. Plus Logan & Cap's first WWII meeting from Uncanny X-men #268. 64 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

 
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