Marvel Advance Solicitations for March, 2008

Mon, December 17th, 2007 at 12:00am PST

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CBR News Team, Editor

Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with an advance look at images and solicitation information for new books shipping in March, 2008. When you're done checking out these exciting previews, don't forget to visit CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss these titles with fellow readers.

Check back with CBR on Tuesday at 9:00AM Pacific for the full March, 2008 solicitations.

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CAPTAIN AMERICA #36

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Penciled by STEVE EPTING & BUTCH GUICE

Cover by STEVE EPTING

THE SECOND ACT OF THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN AMERICA COMES TO ITS SHOCKING CONCLUSION!

The new Captain America fights the Red Skull's minions with Black Widow at his side and chaos erupting all around them!  Meanwhile, Sharon Carter, still under the control of Dr. Faustus, makes a horrifying discovery about the next stage of the Skull's plans!  By Eisner and Harvey Award-Winning Best Writer Ed Brubaker with art by master storytellers Steve Epting and Butch Guice.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

FANTASTIC FOUR #555
Written by MARK MILLAR

Pencils & Cover by BRYAN HITCH

WORLD'S GREATEST Part 2

THE EARTH IS DOOMED!

Buy this issue for a first-look at mankind's new home.  Also, the Torch gets nekkid with a super-villain.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #496
Written by ED BRUBAKER

Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL CHOI

"DIVIDED WE STAND" Part 2 (of 3)

Cyclops and Emma Frost adventure to the strangest land of all – San Francisco. The city has transformed into a bizarre version of itself circa 1968, complete with VW Bugs, flower power and hippies as far as the eye can see. Will they be able to lure Angel back to reality? Or will they succumb to their groovy desires and embrace the love generation forever? Also, Colossus (with Wolverine and Nightcrawler in tow) returns to Mother Russia!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN: LEGACY #209
Written by MIKE CAREY

Penciled by BILLY TAN & SCOTT EATON

Cover by DAVID FINCH

CLASSIFIED UNTIL THE END OF MESSIAH COMPLEX.

Fresh off their groundbreaking run on Messiah Complex, writer Mike Carey (X-MEN) and artists Scot Eaton (X-FACTOR) and Billy Tan (UNCANNY X-MEN) take on two of mutantkind's most iconic figures as well as some of the most important moments in X-Men history.

32 PGS./Rated A…$2.99

CABLE #1
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI

Pencils & Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI

Variant Cover by ROB LIEFELD

 "ARMS," Part 1

A new ongoing series spinning out of the decade's biggest X-Men event!  The future of mutantkind starts here!

 "Messiah CompleX" changed the X-Men forever.  But no one's world has been rocked as hard as Cable, the time-traveling mutant from the future.  He's been charged with the one mission that could save all of mutantkind -- or, if he fails, damn it to extinction.  And hot on his trail is a relentless enemy who won't stop until blood is spilled.  No matter where…or when…Cable runs.  Brought to you by the dynamic team of Duane Swierczysnki (MOON KNIGHT ANNUAL) and Ariel Olivetti (PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL).

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-FACTOR #29
Written by PETER DAVID

Penciled by VALENTINE DE LANDRO

Cover by GLENN FABRY

THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN PART 2 (of 5)

How can X-Factor be the defenders of Mutant Town when their little piece of the world is hemorrhaging its population? Combine that with Rahne already being gone and Rictor having one foot out the door, and Madrox's team finds itself at its lowest point.  Unfortunately, since they're the last mutant team standing and the only game in town, that puts them squarely in the crosshairs of one of the X-Men's oldest and deadliest foes.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-FORCE #2
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE

Pencils & Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

With one of their own already fallen, X-Force is out for blood. More blood. And they'll stop at nothing to bring an end to the PURIFIERS' plan to resurrect one of the X-Men's greatest foes… It's all-out war, with no quarter asked-and none given.

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

NEW EXILES #3
Written by Chris Claremont

Penciled by Tom Grummett

Cover by MICHAEL GOLDEN

"The Panther's Vengeance" Part 3 of 4

On an Earth ravaged almost a half-century ago by a brutal storm of meteors, the first mission of the New Exiles has turned into a madcap exercise in survival against increasingly deadly adversaries. In the heart of the Central African desert, Rogue learns the identity of Gambit's parents and the truth about his origin. At the same time, Sabretooth and Psylocke try to deal with the apparent loss of Mystiq while preparing to embark on a search and rescue mission to recover Rogue, unaware that they've already been caught up in an enemy's cunning and deadly web. Instead of a rescue, this new team of Exiles may be heading straight for disaster.

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #10
Written by Jeff Parker

Penciled by CLAYTON HENRY

Cover by John Romita Jr.

"Hey Cyclops!"

"Huh?"

"Why're ya so dang boring?"

"I dunno."

"Well…if we give ya a whole issue of First Class, do you

promise to be cool?"

"Ok."

"Deal!"

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

WOLVERINE: FIRST CLASS #1
Written by FRED VAN LENTE

Penciled by ANDREA DI VITO

Cover by SALVADOR ESPIN

Return with us again to the early days of the all-new, all-different, X-Men for all-new solo adventures of Wolverine and Kitty Pryde! The next generation of students has arrived at Xavier's School--Colossus, Storm, Nightcrawler, and the mysterious Wolverine--and with them, new teaching methods. Professor X pairs up green recruit Kitty Pryde with the been-everywhere, done-everything vet Logan, and neither of them are all that happy about it. But unless they learn to work together, neither of them will come back from their first mission together alive!  

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99 

WOLVERINE #63
Written by JASON AARON

Pencils & Cover by RON GARNEY

In the aftermath of "Messiah CompleX," Wolverine's quest for vengeance continues, taking him from the desolate hills of Afghanistan to the war-torn streets of Baghdad.  Along the way, with his quarry throwing more and more innocents into the line of fire, Wolverine must ask himself: just how much collateral damage can he live with?

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #23
Written by DANIEL WAY

Penciled by STEVE DILLON

Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

"THE DEEP END"

Wolverine just will not #$%ing die! Now, this is really no big surprise to Deadpool, but it is definitely...frustrating. Maddening, in fact. Will Deadpool be able to keep it together long enough to pull the trigger on his "master plan?" Or will he, instead, be the one who gets trapped? After all, it's not like this is Wolverine's first time around the block…Part 3 of 5.

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

LOGAN #1 (of 3)
Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

Art & Cover by EDUARDO RISSO

Superstar artist Eduardo Risso (100 Bullets) joins critically acclaimed writer Brian K. Vaughan (TV's LOST, Y: The Last Man) for a unique take on the man who's the best there is at what he does.  Finally armed with long-lost memories from his past, Wolverine returns to one of his first battlefields to settle an old score in an all-new adventure with a shocking revelation about the man known as Logan.

32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory …$3.99

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