Marvel's X-Books Solicitations for January, 2008

Mon, October 15th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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Marvel Comics has given CBR News an advance look at the January, 2008 solicitations for their X-Men family of titles. The solicitation copy and cover images are below. The full solicitations from Marvel for January, 2008 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 readers.

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UNCANNY X-MEN #494

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Penciled by BILLY TAN

Cover by DAVID FINCH

Variant Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

MESSIAH COMPLEX PART 10

The Marauders are back on the hunt for the messiah baby. They're a step ahead of the X-Men, but how will they fare against the new X-Force? Also, the traitor reveals his (or her) plan for the baby and alters the landscape of the battle dramatically. Who benefits from the actions of this wildcard, if anyone?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-FACTOR #27

Written by PETER DAVID

Penciled by SCOT EATON

Cover by DAVID FINCH

Variant Cover by JIM CHEUNG

MESSIAH COMPLEX PART 11

The death of an X-Man reveals answers to some of the mysteries surrounding the new mutant, and creates a host of questions. The baby falls into the hands of a major player in the conflict, but things aren't always as they seem. And it's high noon for X-Force, the Marauders and the X-Men.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WOLVERINE #61

Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM

Penciled by HOWARD CHAYKIN

Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM

"LOGAN DIES"

This is it. The final chapter! Logan battles Scimitar, Shogun and Lord Shingen for his very soul! Will he survive? Probably, but with an arc entitled "Logan Dies," you can never be sure. Part 5 (of 5).

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

NEW X-MEN #46

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE

Penciled by HUMBERTO RAMOS

Cover by DAVID FINCH

Variant Cover by MARC SILVESTRI

MESSIAH COMPLEX PART 12

Showdown. The X-Men vs. The Marauders vs. X-Force vs. The Acolytes vs. New X-Men vs. Predator X. Will the victor get the spoils and claim the baby? Whatever the outcome, the future of mutantkind begins here!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #21

Written by DANIEL WAY

Penciled by STEVE DILLON

Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

"THE DEEP END," PART 1 (OF 5)

He's a born killer, highly trained in the art of violence. He's a man out of time, living without fear of death. He's the best there is at what he does...and he's about to do it to Wolverine. Enter: DEADPOOL!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-MEN #207

Written by MIKE CAREY

Penciled by CHRIS BACHALO

Cover by DAVID FINCH

Variant Cover by JIM CHEUNG

MESSIAH COMPLEX PART 13

The stunning conclusion to Messiah CompleX. Everyone has an agenda, but do any trump the child's destiny? Mutant savior or mutant destroyer, the combatants may come to regret their roles in this fight. And what becomes of the X-Men in the wake of the biggest fight of their lives?

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

CABLE & DEADPOOL #49

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA

Penciled by REILLY BROWN

Cover by SKOTT YOUNG

Deadpool and his ragtag group of cronies travel to the Savage Land in search of a device that will help rebuild the nation of Rumekistan in Cable's honor. But things go amiss when they discover that the device is already spoken for…and not even the swarthy KA-ZAR or his sabretooth sidekick ZABU have been able to intervene! Ferocious action and raucous hijinks ensue!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST

Penciled by PACO DIAZ LUQUE

Cover by BILLY TAN

The star-shattering conclusion! Everything has been building to this...Polaris versus the Imperial Guard. Marvel Girl versus Gladiator. And finally, brother versus brother. Havok makes his final stand against Vulcan, whose power dwarfs his own. Who will control the M'Kraan Crystal? Will the Shi'Ar Empire break apart, or unite? What is the fate of the Scy'ar Tal? And will any of the X-Men survive to tell the tale? The answers will surprise you.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #8

Written by JEFF PARKER

Pencils & Cover by ERIC NGUYEN

In the strangest swamp in the world, untold horrors await the young mutant team. Only one even stranger creature can walk this unfathomable realm intact. The X-Men face a nightmarish future... possibly the true one-when they JOURNEY INTO FEAR.

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

NEW EXILES #1

Written by Chris Claremont

Penciled by Tom Grummett

Cover by GREG LAND

Variant Cover by MICHAEL GOLDEN

Beginning a new era for the Exiles - with a new team, and a new mandate, to safeguard the fate and future of the Omniverse. New leader, new members, new worlds, new adversaries. They've barely begun to get to know one another when they're thrust into their first mission - summoned to a world where the dawn of the historic Marvel Age turns out instead to be a prelude to global catastrophe. Meanwhile, back at the Crystal Palace, Sage struggles with a psychic curse that may well make her the new team's greatest liability.

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

EXILES: DAYS OF THEN & NOW

Written by MIKE RAICHT

Penciled by VARIOUS

Cover by FRANCIS TSAI

100 issues after the team was first assembled, the Exiles are launching into an all-new direction in this month's New Exiles, but in this exciting one-shot, the spotlight settles on one piece of unfinished business from their epic run. Quentin Quire's world is facing destruction that, by all rights, should never have happened. Sounds like a job for the Exiles…only they're nowhere to be seen. Now, it's up to Quentin to find the heroes, before his entire planet faces the consequences. Join him on a journey across a Multiverse of worlds saved by the original team in a tribute to the reality hopping series, written by Mike Raicht, the first editor of the original series!

48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

 
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