Marvel's X-Books Solicitations for October, 2007

Mon, July 16th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Marvel Comics has given CBR News an advance look at the October, 2007 solicitations for their X-Men family of titles. The solicitation copy and cover images are below. The full solicitations from Marvel for October, 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.

CABLE & DEADPOOL #46

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA


Penciled by REILLY BROWN


Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG


Since Deadpool is twice as much trouble as anyone in the Marvel Universe, the only logical people who could possibly rescue him and Bob, Agent of Hydra, from their temporal tantrum are... the FANTASTIC EIGHT?


Twice the guest stars! Twice the fun! But not twice the price! How can you say no?


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

EXILES #99

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT


Penciled by CLAYTON HENRY


Cover by TOMM COKER


The exciting conclusion of "A Dream of Two Good Men." The Exiles have their final showdown with Victor Von Doom's Four Fantastic as the clock ticks for a broken dimension. Will Doom's Earth be saved? Does it deserve to be?


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

NEW EXCALIBUR #24

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by JEREMY HAUN


Cover by BILLY TAN


"BATTLE FOR ETERNITY"


The sun never sets on the British Empire, but Albion has ushered in an age of darkness. He has neutralized all technology in Britain, reducing the island to a pre-industrial state. His corps of Shadow Captains has cemented his control and now serves as the standing army in his war against Roma and the Captain Britain Corps. Excalibur is the only hope to overcome this threat, but what chance do they have with a traitor lurking in their ranks?


32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

NEW X-MEN #43

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE


Pencils & Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG


CHILDREN OF X-MEN


The enemies of the New X-Men are on the move. Ever since Decimation, the students of the Xavier Institute have been depowered, blown up, shot down and tortured. Now, on the eve of an event that will change mutantkind forever, the kids have to wonder... are they doomed? Could the last generation of X-Men be ending now? And does one of the New X-Men have the Messiah Complex? Part 2 (of 2)


Featuring Endangered Species Chapter 16 – Beast comes face-to-face with someone you won't believe!


40 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #18

Written by DANIEL WAY


Penciled by STEVE DILLON


Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC


"Our War," Part 3 (of 5)


As Wolverine and Captain America team up to battle the emerging menace cryptically referred to as HYDRA, a distrustful Bucky digs into Wolverine's past. But will what he finds save his partner or put him directly in harm's way? Don't miss out on this exploration of essential Marvel history!


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE #58

Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM


Pencils by HOWARD CHAYKIN


Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM


Last issue ended with Wolverine reduced to a brain dead vegetable. You'd think that was the end of Wolverine's adventures, but it's actually just the beginning of Wolverine's greatest challenge yet. Guest-starring Iron Man and Dr. Strange! Marc (Blade, Flash) Guggenheim and Howard Chaykin bring you the second chapter in the story we had to call "Logan Dies."


32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE ANNUAL: DEATHSONG

Written by GREGG HURWITZ


Pencils & Cover by MARCELO FRUSIN

THE DEATH SONG OF J. PATRICK SMITTY


Los Angeles Times-best selling author Gregg Hurwitz (The Crime Writer) and Marcelo Frusin (Hellblazer) bring you a gritty, self-contained story! It's Wolverine as you've never seen him before! A botched bank heist. A dozen dead civilians. A man on the run. Smitty's a two-bit hoodlum with blood on his hands and a monster nipping at his heels. A relentless force of nature whose senses are as sharp as his claws. Smitty is going to die, and he knows it. The only question is: when? To understand the ending, you must start at the beginning. And Smitty's story is a killer.

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-FACTOR #24

Written by PETER DAVID


Pencils & Cover by PABLO RAIMONDI

"THE ISOLATIONIST"


The stunning conclusion to THE ISOLATIONIST. Josef Huber has been manipulating X-Factor in the hopes of gathering together all mutants. But post M-Day, with their numbers dwindling, amassing the world's remaining mutants could reduce them to a single target. With Layla Miller lost and wandering the streets of New York, Siryn and Monet shepherding the twins Molly and Wally to safety, and the rest of the team still reeling from their confrontation with Quicksilver, can X-Factor Investigations uncover Huber's plans before harm comes to the remnants of mutantkind? Part 4 (of 4)


Featuring Endangered Species Chapter 15 – Guided by Doctor Strange, Beast explores the mystical corners of the Marvel Universe and discovers that M-Day has destroyed more lives than he thought possible.


40 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #5

Written by JEFF PARKER


Penciled by ROGER CRUZ


Cover by ERIC NGUYEN

My X-Men! Have you reached the area where the Hulk was reported? 

"Uh...yeah..."

Excellent! Containing him will win favor in the public eye for all mutants.

"Yeah... speaking of mutants, would you rather us go fight Magneto? Or how about Juggernaut! Ooh- The Blob, let us fight the Blob!" 

This mission isn't going well, is it?

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

X-MEN #204

Written by MIKE CAREY

Pencils by HUMBERTO RAMOS

Cover by MICHAEL CHOI

"BLINDED BY THE LIGHT-EPILOGUE"


The X-Men lick their wounds after being taken apart by the Marauders. See what remains of Cannonball and Iceman. Discover the fate of Rogue. See the Marauders prepare for the next part of their plan.

Featuring Endangered Species Chapter 15 – The end of Beast's journey. Has he uncovered a new hope for mutantkind?

40 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

X-MEN: MESSIAH COMPLEX ONE-SHOT

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Penciled by MARC SILVESTRI

50/50 Cover by DAVID FINCH

50/50 Variant Cover by MARC SILVESTRI

The biggest event to hit the X-Men in ten years is here! Superstars Ed Brubaker (UNCANNY X-MEN, CAPTAIN AMERICA) and Marc Silvestri (UNCANNY X-MEN, NEW X-MEN) bring you the first chapter of the story that fans will be talking about for years. Just when it looked like there was no possibility of a future for mutants, hope arrives. But the X-Men aren't there to meet it-The Marauders and Purifiers beat them to it. Now the race is on to get the first new mutant since HOUSE OF M! The story that begins here continues through all the X-Men books. Don't miss it!

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN: EMPEROR VULCAN #2 (of 5)

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST

Penciled by PACO DIAZ

Cover by BILLY TAN

As the war between brothers continues, a vast new power just entered Shi'Ar space... but what have they come for? For Havok and Vulcan, the answer to that question changes everything and the fate of the Shi'Ar Empire rests on one man's shoulders.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN: DIE BY THE SWORD #1 & #2 (of 5)

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by JUAN SANTACRUZ

Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC

Psylocke's reunion with her brother, Captain Britain, takes a turn for the worst when the diabolic minds of several of

Excalibur's greatest foes decide that one world is not enough to conquer. The Exiles and Excalibur must join forces to save crosstime before all of creation is destroyed!

32 PGS. (Each)/Rated A …$2.99 (Each)

 
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