Advance X-Men Solicitations for October, 2008

Mon, July 21st, 2008 at 9:12am PDT | Updated: July 21st, 2008 at 9:16am

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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 October, 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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CABLE #7

Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI

Pencils & Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI

Zombie Variant by RICHARD CORBEN

“WAITING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD,” PART 1

When Bishop travels back to the present in search of intel that will aid his search for Cable and the mutant baby, he’s

intercepted by the X-Force!  With Cyclops eagerly waiting to interrogate his former comrade, it would appear that the game is over for the time-traveling cop.  So why is Bishop smiling?  What trick does he have up his sleeve?  And what does this mean for Cable and the baby?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

NEW EXILES #12 & 13

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by PACO DIAZ LUQUE, TOM GRUMMETT & MORE

Covers by MICHAEL GOLDEN

& ALEXANDER GARNER

Another double-dose of dimensional deeds dives your way this month!  First, in issue 12, Sabretooth and Cat finish their face-off against Madame Hydra and her evil band of crosstime killers.  Then, as a new arc begins in issue 13, the Exiles deal with the fallout of their last two missions…oh, and that pesky impending End of All that Is, the death and destruction of the OmniVerse!  It’s a double-barreled confrontation that not all of them may survive.

32 PGS.(each)/Rated A …$2.99 (each)

NYX: NO WAY HOME #3 (of 6)

Written by MARJORIE LIU

Penciled by KALMAN ANDRASOFSKY

Cover by ALINA URUSOV

The only adult Kiden Nixon ever trusted was her dad�"his guidance helped her survive life on the streets. Only one problem: Nick Nixon was killed years ago. Now, at her darkest hour, Kiden has to ask herself if she can trust this voice from the afterlife…or if he has a larger role in the dangerous game she’s trapped in. All this plus a special behind-the-scenes section featuring sketches and never-before-seen material!

40 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

X-MEN: MANIFEST DESTINY #2 (of 4)

Written by MIKE CAREY & CHRIS YOST

Penciled by MICHAEL RYAN & VARIOUS

Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS

Mike Carey’s Iceman saga continues as things take a dark turn for Bobby Drake with the emergence of an old, deadly foe of the X-Men. Will this spell disaster for our hero or a new chapter in the history of this original X-Man? Also, Emma Frost as you’ve never seen her before. And find out what Boom Boom has been up to since NEXTWAVE!

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN: MAGNETO TESTAMENT #2 (of 5)

Written by GREG PAK

Art by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO

Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

The latest from the Marvel Knights line!

The definitive origin story of one of Marvel's greatest icons continues as young Magneto, a Jewish boy in Hitler's Germany, travels to Berlin with his father in a desperate attempt to secure protection from the Nazi menace. What new rules and skills must father and son learn to survive in this insane new world? And will those lessons be enough to save their family on the Night of Broken Glass?

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

ASTONISHING X-MEN: GHOST BOXES #1 (of 2)

Written by WARREN ELLIS

Pencils by ALAN DAVIS & ADI GRANOV

Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

You met Subject X in the pages of Astonishing X-Men! But what was he really doing and who he was doing it for? Find out in this essential 2-issue tie-in series to Warren Ellis and Simone Bianchi’s opening salvo on Astonishing X-Men! Ghost Boxes is about the choices that man made and could have made, and the ripples they cause. Ghost Boxes is about the real stakes of the Ghost Box storyline, and what will happen if the X-Men fail to solve the mystery.

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI13 #6

Written by PAUL CORNELL

Penciled by LEONARD KIRK

Cover by BRYAN HITCH

Zombie Variant by DAVID YARDIN

“Hell Comes To Birmingham”

As the team is rocked by confusion in their ranks, they're called into battle on their first official mission. All hell has broken loose in Birmingham and MI 13 agent Captain Midlands in the middle of it.  It's super heroes vs. the supernatural, full on.  What has Dr. Plokta offered the residents in return for their immortal souls?  And why are the Mindless Ones starting their assualt from Birmingham? The team lost one member in their first adventure… can they all survive this? Part 1 (of 4)

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #503

Written by MATT FRACTION

Pencils & Cover by GREG LAND

Who will save the X-Men from the Hellfire Cult?  It’s not Wolverine.  It’s not Cyclops.  But it better be someone because they’re a minute from death.  And who is that mysterious red-head?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-FACTOR #36

Written by PETER DAVID

Penciled by LARRY STROMAN

Cover by BOO COOK

X-Factor manages to track down Darwin, but will they be able to rescue him before the mysterious Karma organization

completes their experiments? And with it's forces stretched so thin, can our mutant heroes stand up to the U.S. government when it decides to place Siryn and her unborn child in “protective custody”?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN: WORLD'S APART #1 (of 4)

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST

Penciled by DIOGENES NEVES

Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL

Over the course of her life, STORM has been many things: A thief. A goddess. An X-Man. A Wife. A Queen. But not until now have these roles come into conflict. When a mutant commits a mysterious murder in Wakanda, Storm takes it upon herself to investigate. And what she discovers will force her into a position where she must choose: Will she stand with the X-Men or with her husband? Writer Chris Yost (X-FORCE, NEW X-MEN) and up-and-coming artist Diogenes Neves bring you this first part of a limited series that will change Storm forever...

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

YOUNG X-MEN #7

Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM

Pencils & Cover by BEN OLIVER

Zombie Variant by HUMBERTO RAMOS

MANIFEST DESTINY TIE-IN

The Young X-Men have a brand new line-up... but one of them isn't a mutant!  And doesn't know it!  Secrets are revealed and discovered in this self-contained issue perfect for new readers and fans of the new Manifest Destiny X-Status Quo!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WOLVERINE: MANIFEST DESTINY #1 (of 4)

Written by Jason Aaron

Penciled by Stephen Segovia

Cover by DAVE WILKINS

The X-Men have arrived in San Francisco�"but Wolverine finds he’s left more than his heart there! Something happened in Chinatown more than 50 years ago…something that the people there still have not forgotten. And now Logan finds himself a marked man, pursued by fighters from every dojo in town--not to mention the mystical warriors of the criminal Triad and their merciless leader…who just happens to be Logan's ex-girlfriend. Guess you shoulda stayed in New York, huh bub?

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-MEN: LEGACY #217

Written by MIKE CAREY

Penciled by SCOT EATON

Cover by MIKE DEODATO & RICHARD ISANOVE 

"ORIGINAL SIN" PART 2

After his bruising encounter with Cyclops and Emma Frost, Professor X is forced to revisit the biggest challenge and the biggest failure of his career: Logan.  But the layers of lies hide one last, deadly secret which goes back to the days of the X-Men's founding, and the Professor's timing couldn't possibly be worse...

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WOLVERINE: FIRST CLASS #8

Written by FRED VAN LENTE

Penciled by SALVADOR ESPIN & STEVE CUMMINGS

Cover by MICHAEL GOLDEN

Kitty Pryde is dead ... and Wolverine holds the Soviet Super-Soldiers responsible! Logan unleashes the most ferocious berserker rampage Russia has ever seen -- is the hero lost to the beast forever?

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #29

Written by DANIEL WAY

Pencils by MIKE DEODATO

Cover by MIKE DEODATO & RICHARD ISANOVE

Zombie Variant by MIKE DEODATO

“ORIGINAL SIN” PART 3

Continued from X-MEN LEGACY 217! It’s WOLVERINE versus the HELLFIRE CLUB as he seeks his missing son, DAKEN! The bodies will fly and the blood will run as PROFESSOR X learns the secret of Wolverine’s early days with the original new X-MEN! Things were not as they seemed�"but who was deceiving whom? And is there time to save Daken’s soul?

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-FORCE #8

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE

Pencils & Cover by MIKE CHOI

“OLD GHOSTS”

The Vanisher now possesses the one thing that can kill every mutant on the planet. Guess who just made X-Force’s hit list? The hunt begins in Japan, but Wolverine and his team aren't the only ones after him. And in an attempt to make peace with the blood on his hands, Warpath goes to visit his brother’s grave...but what he finds when he arrives means the killing has just begun. Part 2 (OF 4)

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

DEADPOOL #3

Written by DANIEL WAY

Penciled by PACO MEDINA

Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

Variant Cover by IAN CHURCHILL

SECRET INVASION TIE-IN!

“ONE OF US,” PART 3

As the next generation of Super-Skrull prepares to wreak havoc on our unsuspecting planet, Deadpool reveals his ultimate plan -- a plan that is completely and utterly insane.  Will it succeed? Will it fail?  Will it…do BOTH!?  Don’t miss out on the event that will re-establish Deadpool as one of the most controversial characters in the Marvel Universe!  

WE TOLD YOU HE’D BE BACK!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

GIANT-SIZE X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #1

Written by JEFF PARKER & ROGER LANGRIDGE

Penciled by MICHAEL CHO, ROGER LANGRIDGE, NICK KILISLIAN,

DEAN HASPIEL, DAVID WILLIAMS & JEFF PARKER

Cover by JEFF PARKER, KEVIN NOWLAN & BRAD ANDERSON

Just in time for Halloween, The Beast starts conducting investigations into his own "X" files around the world! Are there aliens among us- or things even weirder? Featuring special guest-star artists and classic material too! And emboldened by the safety net of Nowlan inks, Parker even drew the cover!

48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

 

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