Who is Marvel's 'Soldier X?'

Tue, April 9th, 2002 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

Official Press Release

Hey, True Believer!

Now that penciler Igor Kordey has welcomed new writer Darko Macan (CAPTAIN

AMERICA: DEAD MEN RUNNING) onboard, what's in store for Cable? And who is

Soldier X? We'll all find out in July!

[Cable #107]CABLE #107
cover by Igor Kordey

Darko Macan (w)/Igor Kordey (p & i)

The man from the future is forced to deal with his actions in the present --

and he does so in typically self-destructive fashion! Believe it when we say

that writer Darko Macan and penciler Igor Kordey wrap up CABLE in a

completely unexpected fashion -- and then launch SOLDIER X, just two weeks

away! "Marvel has breathed new life back into the controversial mutant with

a successful string of stories that place Cable in real-world adventures."

-Wizard, the Comics Magazine

On Sale July 10th (Order Cut-Off 6/20)

[Soldier X]SOLDIER X #1
painted cover by Igor Kordey

Darko Macan (w)/Igor Kordey (p & i)

* THE SCOOP: What has the Askani'Son become after the events of CABLE #107?

Find out in this jump-on issue!

* THE STORY: Bored stiff while covering a Sumo tournament, reporter Irene

Merryweather -- Cable's old flame -- gets entangled with S.H.I.E.L.D. and

delivers an important hint as to the future of the man formerly known as

Cable! Oh, and it may seem like two weeks, but it's really been two years

since CABLE #107! What has happened to turn him into Soldier X? The answers

are revealed here!

* THE BUZZ: "CABLE remains as strong as it has ever been, and definitely as

beautiful to look at, as Igor Kordey delivers some of the most unusual and

intense visuals to be found in super hero comics." -TheFourthRail.com

* THE FORMAT: The debut issue of this monthly series is 40 pages, with ads.On sale July 24th (Order Cut-Off 7/4)

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'Nuff Said!

Bill Rosemann

Marketing Communications Manager

Marvel Comics

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