Advance X-Men Solicitations for September, 2008

Mon, June 16th, 2008 at 10:01am PDT | Updated: June 16th, 2008 at 10:25am

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Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with an advance look at images and solicitation information for its X-Men line of titles set to ship in September, 2008. The full list of Marvel's September solicits will be published here on CBR on Tuesday morning at 9:00AM PST.

When you're through checking out these exciting solicitations, be sure to visit CBR's X-Men forum to discuss these titles with fellow readers.

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ANGEL: REVELATIONS #5 (of 5)

Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Art and Cover by Adam Pollina

The maiden flight of Warren Worthington III reaches its peak! Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Adam Pollina’s critically acclaimed look at the crucible that forged the Angel soars to its fiery conclusion, as Warren comes to terms with what he’s turning into. Don’t miss this insightful, lushly illustrated tale of the birth of an X-Man, from the Marvel Knights line!

32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Rated T+ …$3.99

ASTONISHING X-MEN #27

Written by WARREN ELLIS

Pencils & Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

"GHOST BOX," PART 3

Big action. Big Science. And a big mystery to solve! The superstar team of Warren Ellis and Simone Bianchi take the X-Men to the "Second Stage"! "Messiah CompleX" pulled the X-Men team together, "Divided We Stand" tore them apart. Now the X-Men are back to business -- with a new look, a new base of operations, and a mission that will take them into mind-bending and previously uncharted territory -- one that will test them -- and their leader Cyclops -- to their very core. You won’t believe your eyes.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI13 #5

Written by PAUL CORNELL

Penciled by LEONARD KIRK

Cover by BRYAN HITCH

Monkey Variant by David Yardin

Blade is back. And what is Lady Jacqueline Falsworth to him, except another dead vampire? Plus: Excalibur in the suburbs, the tears of a Skrull and tea with Union Jack. Pick up the hottest book to come out of SECRET INVASION, by Paul Cornell (Dr. Who, WISDOM) and Leonard Kirk (HULK: WARBOUND, Batman).

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DEADPOOL #1 & #2

Written by DANIEL WAY

Penciled by PACO MEDINA

Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

Variant cover for issue #1 by ROB LIEFELD

Variant cover for issue #2 by ED MCGUINNESS

A SECRET INVASION TIE-IN!

“ONE OF US,” PART 1

The Merc with a Mouth is back, even deadlier and more deranged than before! The planet has been invaded by Skrulls, everything’s gone topsy-turvy…but, in Deadpool’s world, that just means it’s Monday! Crazy times call for crazy men, but c’mon, this guy’s insane! Like it or not, Deadpool may be the only person on the planet who can save us…but who’s to say he wants to? Be here for the explosive debut of the new ongoing series by writer Daniel Way (WOLVERINE: ORIGINS, GHOST RIDER, BULLSEYE: GREATEST HITS) and fan-favorite artist Paco Medina (NEW WARRIORS, NEW X-MEN)! Deadpool: His madness is his method! You won’t want to miss it!

Deadpool #1 -- 48 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

Deadpool #2 -- 32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

GENEXT #5 (of 5)

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by PATRICK SCHERBERGER

Cover by PATRICK SCHERBERGER & DOUG ALEXANDER GREGORY

Up against the most unexpected of adversaries in an effort to save one of their own, GeNEXT isn’t going to give up without a fight! The amazing conclusion of the miniseries revealing a world where time has passed for the X-Men in real time, written by legendary X-Scribe Chris Claremont, and drawn by the dynamic Patrick Scherberger! Will this newest class of X-Men survive their first time in the spotlight?

48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

KING-SIZE CABLE SPECTACULAR #1

Written by Duane Swierczynski

Pencils by KEN LASHLEY

If you’ve missed Cable so far, this giant-sized, self-contained one-shot is the perfect chance to hop into the timestream and catch up with the story that blasted right out of the pages of “Messiah CompleX” !

If you think it’s tough being Cable, hopping through time with a bawling kid strapped to your chest, try stepping into Bishop’s shoes for a while. Yeah, you’re a tough, smart cop, and you’re no stranger to tracking time-traveling perps, but Cable is a new kind of quarry. Not only is he an X-Man who’s very familiar with the future, he’s also a highly-trained soldier who knows how to cover his tracks and leave dozens of down-and-dirty traps in his wake. For you, the stakes have never been higher. Every second that baby is alive means you’re one second closer to your greatest nightmare. One you swore you’d prevent…

64 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

NEW EXILES #11

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by PACO DIAZ LUQUE

Cover by MICHAEL GOLDEN

The bulk of the New Exiles have been off saving an alternate Earth, while their leader, Sabretooth, stayed behind. What has Apocalypse’s former horseman been doing? His attention has turned to a threat that’s been hovering on the periphery of the Exiles’ awareness… Madame Hydra, Susan Storm, and her own band of reality-hopping associates! But can Sabretooth take on Sue’s entire team on his own?

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

NYX: NO WAY HOME #2 (of 6)

Written by MARJORIE LIU

Penciled by KALMAN ANDRASOFSKY

Cover by ALINA URUSOV

Kiden, Tatiana, Bobby Soul, and Lil’ Bro never had an easy life. But when someone kidnaps their would-be mentor, the only person who ever lifted a finger on their behalf, this is when the NYX learn what they’re really made of. Will they stand together…or fall apart? All this, plus a special section of behind-the-scenes bonus material and never-before-seen art!

40 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

SECRET INVASION: X-MEN #2 (of 4)

Written by MIKE CAREY

Penciled by CARY NORD

Cover by TERRY DODSON

As the Skrulls consolidate their hold on the West Coast of America, the X-Men's guerilla war enters a new phase. But

Nightcrawler is being subverted by a lost Skrull bible, and the Beast's search for a last-ditch anti-Skrull weapon requires one extra ingredient: a Super-Skrull to dissect...

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #502
Written by MATT FRACTION & ED BRUBAKER

Pencils & Cover by GREG LAND

The hunters become the hunted as the X-Men let the Hellfire Cult know they won't be going down without a fight. Beast brings a special guest star to visit the Cult's latest victim. Cyclops and Karma chalk up a victim of their own. Nightcrawler's extracurricular activities are brought to light. And learn, for the first time, what Wolverine listens to while fixing his car. All this and the team leaps into battle against the Cult in a full-frontal assault...the prize, San Francisco!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WOLVERINE: FIRST CLASS #7
Written by FRED VAN LENTE

Pencils & Cover by MICHAEL GOLDEN

The SOVIET SUPER SOLDIERS have kidnapped Kitty's flame Colossus, and she and Wolverine must brave the dangers of Russia's irradiated Forbidden Zone to save him!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #28
Written by DANIEL WAY

Pencils & Cover by MIKE DEODATO

“DARK DECEPTION: PROLOGUE”

FEATURING ART BY NEW REGULAR PENCILER, MIKE DEODATO, JR.! Wolverine’s days in the Weapon X program, his first encounter with The Incredible Hulk, his induction into the X-Men…it’s all here in the prologue to DARK DECEPTION, next month’s WOLVERINE: ORIGINS and X-MEN: LEGACY crossover!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE: ROAR
Written by DUANE SWEIRZYNSKI

Pencils & Cover by MIKE DEODATO

A self-contained, double-sized one-shot written by Duane Swierzynski (Cable) and illustrated by Mike Deodato (Wolverine: Origins)! All Logan wanted was a place to stop for a cool drink and listen to absolutely nothing for a while. Well, at least he got his second wish. Because in Roamer, New Mexico (population 342, and falling fast) there’s a savage creature with revenge in its heart, and a roar that can blow out the eardrums of any living being within a mile…except for Logan, of course, whose regenerative abilities bring his hearing back after a minute. But “a minute” is not soon enough -- not when you have zero sense of balance and there’s a bloodthirsty creature that you can’t hear coming. A creature that won’t stop until Roamer is wiped off the face of the earth. A creature who wants the last thing you hear to be the sound of your own screams…

48 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

WOLVERINE: SAUDADE
Written by JEAN-DAVID MORVAN

Pencils by PHILLIPE BOUCHET

Cover by PHILLIPE BOUCHET

Presented for the first time in North America: an amazing tale by two of Europe's top creators, starring one of the world's most popular super heroes! While on holiday in Brazil, the X-Man known as Wolverine has his motorcycle stolen by a group of young boys -- one of whom has a secret. When a brutal gang kidnaps the boy, Logan sets off on a quest to find him �" leading to a deadly encounter with a corrupt faith healer who may not be what he appears! WOLVERINE: SAUDADE is a vicious saga of bloody revenge as only Wolverine can deliver!

56 PGS./Mature ...$4.99

X-FACTOR #35
Written by PETER DAVID

Penciled by LARRY STROMAN

Cover by BOO COOK

Monkey Variant by BOO COOK

Thought everything with Darwin was settled? Thought you knew the full scoop of Longshot’s showing up? Turns out you're wrong on both counts as the case takes an unexpected turn and X-Factor finds itself drawn into the mystery of the Karma Project.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-FORCE #7
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE

Art and Cover by MIKE CHOI & SONIA OBACK

“OLD GHOSTS” PART 1 (OF 4)

X-Force is still reeling from the aftermath of their first mission, but there’s no rest for the wicked. Mutantkind’s enemies havemultiplied, but Cyclops has a new target for his black-ops team...and even X-Force doesn’t believe who they’re going after next.

Superstar artists MIKE CHOI and SONIA OBACK are on board as one of the X-Men’s oldest foes returns!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #16
Written by JEFF PARKER

Pencils & Cover by

PATRICK SCHERBERGER

Here's what it's all been building to! The youngest, most rad members of the X-Men and the Fantastic Four ditch their lame teams and form THE MOST AWESOME DUO IN THE HISTORY OF SUPER-HEROING! Get ready world for ICEMAN and HUMAN TORCH! And Spider-Man shows up too! Chill out and feel the burn! (solicit text contributed by Robert Drake)

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

X-MEN: LEGACY #216
Written by MIKE CAREY

Penciled by SCOT EATON

Cover by SALVADOR LAROCCA

No X-Man goes back further with Charles Xavier than Cyclops, but the trust between them has been eroded by terrible

revelations. Now Xavier wants Scott Summers to hold a mirror up to his own past and present. What he sees there could destroy both of them...

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

X-MEN: MANIFEST DESTINY #1 (of 4)
Written by MIKE CAREY, C.B. CEBULSKI and SKOTTIE YOUNG

Pencils by MICHAEL RYAN & VARIOUS

Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS

Witness the biggest shake-up in X-Men history. With the mansion in Westchester destroyed, the X-Men are moving to San Francisco. But it’s not just a change in the zip code. Come see what the momentous change in status quo means to the X-Men. In every issue of MANIFEST DESTINY Mike Carey (X-MEN, ENDANGERED SPECIES) brings you an installment of a story featuring one the first X-Men�"Iceman. Also in this first issue are stories by C.B. Cebulski (X-MEN:DIVIDED WE STAND, LONERS) and Skottie Young (X-MEN:DIVIDED WE STAND, NEW X-MEN).

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN: MAGNETO -- TESTAMENT #1 (of 5)
Written by GREG PAK

Penciled by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO

Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Today, the whole world knows him as Magneto, the most radical champion of mutant rights that mankind has ever seen. But in 1935, he was just another schoolboy -- who happened to be Jewish in Nazi Germany. The definitive origin story of one of Marvel's greatest icons begins with a silver chain and a crush on a girl -- and quickly turns into a harrowing struggle for

survival against the inexorable machinery of Hitler's Final Solution. From "X-Men: Phoenix--Endsong" writer Greg Pak and

award-winning artist Carmine Di Giandomenico.

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

X-MEN: RETURN OF MAGIK
Written by C.B. CEBULSKI & CHRISTOPHER YOST

Penciled by DAVID AJA, NIKO

HENRICHON & DAVID YARDIN

Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL

At long last, Magik is returning to the Marvel Universe! But in what form will she return, and to whom will she owe her allegiance? In a touching tale of death and acceptance originally presented in X-MEN UNLIMITED #13, the X-Man Colossus continues to mourn the loss of his beloved sister, the telepathic mutant mystic known as Magik. Meanwhile, in a story from NEW X-MEN #37, Magik’s origin is explored -- and her former master, the demon-lord Belasco returns! Fighting his way through hostile terrain and vicious demon hordes, Belasco will stop at nothing to wrest control of Limbo. But the evil sorceress standing in his way bears a striking resemblance to his former protégé. And finally, from X-MEN: DIVIDED WE STAND #2, Magik has indeed returned -- but she’s trapped in Limbo, a slave to Belasco! Illyana yearns for her freedom and family, but she must find the lost pieces of her soul, the bloodstones, if she is to escape and defeat Belasco once and for all!

40 PGS./Must Have One-Shot/Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN ORIGIN: BEAST
Written by Mike Carey

Painted Interiors and Cover by J.K. Woodward

Hank McCoy never wanted to be different - and for a young mutant with a genius-level brain, camouflage comes easy. But only until a psychopathic terrorist with a god delusion kidnaps his father, and his life is brought into irrevocable confrontation with Charles Xavier and the X-Men in this X-citing one-shot.

32 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ …$3.99

YOUNG X-MEN #6
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM

Pencils by YANICK PAQUETTE

Cover by TERRY DODSON

Monkey Variant by

Humberto Ramos

One Young X-Man (or X-Woman, we're not telling!) is dead! But there are still more than ten mutants (you read that right) vying for membership on the team. Who will be left to carry on the X-Torch? Marc (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, Eli Stone) Guggenheim and Yanick (ULTIMATE X-MEN) Paquette aren't telling -- except in this self-contained issue perfect for new readers!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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