Advance X-Men Solicitations for November, 2008

Mon, August 18th, 2008 at 8:50am PDT | Updated: August 18th, 2008 at 9:00am

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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 November, 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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ASTONISHING X-MEN: GHOST BOXES #2 (of 2)
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Penciled by OLIVIER COIPEL & KAARE ANDREWS
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 our in the second issue of this special 2-issue tie-in series to Warren Ellis and Simone Bianchi’s opening salvo on Astonishing X-Men! Ghost Boxes is about the real stakes of the Ghost Boxes storyline, and what will happen if the X-Men fail to solve that mystery.
48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

CABLE #8
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Pencils & Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI
“WAITING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD, PART 2”
Cable has taken the mutant messiah to a safe haven hundreds of years in the future " only to discover that this timeline is marked for destruction by a band of heavily armed soldiers claiming to be the remnants of the U.S. government. And that’s not even the worst thing about them! Meanwhile, back in the present, Cyclops " desperate to squeeze some answers out of Bishop " uses an interrogation so brutal, not even the Geneva Convention covers it: a few minutes in a room alone with Emma Frost!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI13 #7
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Penciled by LEONARD KIRK
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
Brian Braddock has to make his hardest decision ever, in the room that grants your heart's desire. The power behind the Mindless Ones is revealed. Blade and Spitfire: at each other's throats? And our heroes have to fight their way out of: Hell Comes to Birmingham, part two.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

NEW EXILES #14
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by TOM GRUMMETT
Cover by ALEX GARNER
The Exiles find themselves on an Earth with no super-
powers, but where humanity vies with an intelligent
sauropod race for dominance. The Daughters of the Dragon serve as the champions of humankind, while the mysterious Sons of Iron refuse to reveal which side they are on. But neither group is ready for the coming of
Liliandra and her Shi’Ar Death Commandos… not without our reality-hopping heroes!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #504
Written by ED BRUBAKER & MATT FRACTION
Pencils & Cover by TERRY DODSON
LOVELORN (1 of 4): In the depths of his heartache over Kitty Pryde, Colossus goes looking for something-- anything-- to stop his pain...and finds a nightmare from the Old Country running rampant in the States. What's their connection? Elsewhere, Angel and the Beast begin a worldwide quest gathering some of the most unique minds on Earth and run across a hero long thought dormant. Emma checks in to a hotel you have to see to believe while poor Scott sits idly by...oh, and then footage showing the Alaskan Massacre that kicked off MESSIAH COMPLEX is released to the media. Just another day in the life of the all new, all different X-MEN!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WOLVERINE #69
Written by MARK MILLAR
Pencils & Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN
“OLD MAN LOGAN”
In a decimated future where America is dominated by super-villains, old man Logan lives out his days, but as far as he’s concerned, WOLVERINE died fifty years ago with the rest of the super heroes. Now he’s on a cross-country journey with the blind archer HAWKEYE to deliver a secret package to Hawkeye’s contacts on the east coast. But dinosaurs and earthquakes might just finish them off for good! Plus: the identity of the PRESIDENT is revealed! MARK MILLAR and STEVE MCNIVEN continue their post-apocalyptic epic for the ages! Part 4 (of 8).
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE AND POWER PACK #1 (of 4)
Written by MARC SUMERAK & CHRIS GIARRUSSO
Art by GURIHIRU & CHRIS GIARRUSSO
Cover by GURIHIRU

"All right, bub. Gimme my appearance schedule for October..."

"Sure, Mr. Logan! There's your regular solo title, of course. Plus, the usual line-up of team books."

"So that's just UNCANNY, ASTONISHING, NEW AVENGERS and X-FORCE. No prob."

"There's also your side projects. ORIGINS, FIRST CLASS, MANIFEST DESTINY, another FIRST CLASS..."

"Uh huh. Anythin' else?"

"Don't forget cameos! Possibly AVENGERS/INVADERS... maybe a SECRET INVASION appearance..."

"Hmph. Sounds like a light month to me. Think I got room for one more book. You got anythin' FUN?"

"Actually..."
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

WOLVERINE AND THE X-MEN MAGAZINE #1
Cover by SALVADOR ESPIN
96 PGS./All Ages …$5.99

WOLVERINE: CHOP SHOP
Written by MIKE BENSON
Penciled by ROLAND BOSCHI
Cover by TOMER HANUKA
You’ve heard the story before: A beautiful woman picks up a guy in a bar. They have a couple drinks, show each other a good time. And when he wakes up the next morning, the guy finds himself in a bathtub full of ice, with two fewer kidneys than he had the night before. Well, Wolverine’s heard this story too and he ain’t too thrilled by it. In fact, he’s willing to bring an end to it in the most direct way he can think of…
32 PGS./One-Shot/Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE: FIRST CLASS #9
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by FRANCIS PORTELA
Cover by SALVA ESPIN
Flashing claws versus fists of fury! That's right -- Wolverine takes on SHANG-CHI, MASTER OF KUNG-FU! 'Nuff said!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

WOLVERINE: MANIFEST DESTINY #2 (of 4)
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
Cover by DAVE WILKINS
Wolverine is back in Chinatown, settling old scores. First up, his vengeful ex-girlfriend. Only problem, she now commands an army of gun-toting thugs, along with four mystical Kung Fu warriors, who together put a beatdown on Wolvie the likes of which hasn’t been seen in years. Now with Wolverine driven into hiding and the entire city out searching for him, who will dare come to his aid?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #30
Written by DANIEL WAY
Pencils & Cover by MIKE DEODATO
ORIGINAL SIN
Continued from X-MEN: LEGACY #218! Searching for his kidnapped son, Wolverine will let nothing stand in his way"not even The Hellfire Club! Meanwhile, what dark secrets will Professor X unearth inside the scorched battlefield that is Wolverine’s mind? And what will it tell him about his own past deeds? Find out here in the mind-shattering"literally mind-shattering"conclusion to ORIGINAL SIN! Part 5 (of 5)
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-FACTOR #37
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by VALENTINE DE LANDRO
Cover by BOO COOK
It’s a showdown in the Motor City as X-Factor goes toe-to-toe with the mysterious Karma organization. And when it seems the team is at its darkest moment, Madrox loses all control. Meanwhile, Val Cooper and her government forces claim to be working in X-Factor’s best interest. But are they really?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-FORCE #9
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE
Pencils & Cover by MIKE CHOI
“OLD GHOSTS”
As Warpath fights for his life and very soul in the American Southwest, Wolverine gets lucky in Japan. Because you demanded it, DOMINO joins X-Force as they continue to hunt down the . Vanisher has begrudgingly led the team right to the abandoned labs of recently deceased MISTER SINISTER, but X-Force's enemies are right on their heels. PLUS: What's happening to Wolfsbane? Part 3 (of 4)
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-MEN: LEGACY #218
Written by MIKE CAREY
Penciled by SCOT EATON
Cover by MIKE DEODATO
Wolverine and Professor X face off against an unholy alliance of enemies old and new, as Sebastian's Shaw's schemes come to fruition. But the greatest danger arises from the most unlikely source, as Xavier's determination to atone for past sins takes him into Daken's scarred and traumatized mind.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN: MAGNETO TESTAMENT #3 (of 5)
Written by GREG PAK
Art by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
The harrowing saga of young Magneto's struggle to save his family from the Nazi onslaught continues as the German army invades Poland--and our hero learns brutal new lessons and discovers new strength within himself. But even with all of his hard-won smarts and developing skills, how can one boy fight against the horrors of the Warsaw ghetto and the killing winter of 1941? It's a poignant Marvel Knights take on the life of a young Magneto, by Greg Pak (WORLD WAR HULK) and Carmine Di Giandomenico (DAREDEVIL: BATTLIN' JACK MURDOCK).
32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory …$3.99

X-MEN: MANIFEST DESTINY #3 (of 4)
Written by MIKE CAREY & VARIOUS
Penciled by MICHAEL RYAN & VARIOUS
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
Iceman continues his quest toward the West Coast and discovers something new about his powers. But is it enough to save his life from a friend turned foe? Plus stories featuring Colossus and a mysterious Young X-Man.
48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN: PIXIES AND DEMONS DIRECTOR'S CUT
Written by MIKE CAREY
Penciled by GREG LAND
Cover by GREG LAND
In this issue, the young mutant Pixie tries to save her town from a mysterious evil. But when the baddies prove too tough for any one hero to handle, Pixie calls in a little help from her friends. Guest-starring Cyclops, Wolverine, Colossus and the rest of Marvel's mightiest mutants! This spectacular story features the work of acclaimed scribe Mike Carey (X-Men, Messiah CompleX) and fan-favorite artist Greg Land (Ultimate Fantastic Four, Ultimate Power) in a story that will usher in a new era for the X-Men! The future of mutantkind starts here, so be sure to check it out. Then, check out the exciting extras in the back for a behind the scenes look at how this astonishing tale was created!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN: WORLDS APART #2 (of 4)
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST
Penciled by DIOGENES NEVES
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
The game is set. The Black Panther, ruler of Wakanda, is being held captive and the military might of his entire kingdom
has been turned on the one person who could free him: his wife and queen, Storm. But if Storm chooses to fight her fellow Wakandans and rescue her husband, she does so at a cost: she may not be able to save her teammates, the X-Men, who are in similar peril halfway around the world. Writer Chris Yost (X-FORCE, NEW X-MEN) and up-and-coming artist DIOGENES NEVES pose the question: Does Storm stand by the Black Panther or the X-Men?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

YOUNG X-MEN #8
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Pencils & Cover by
YANICK PAQUETTE
Discover the secret origin of Ink. The bad-boy of the Young
X-Men has been shrouded in mystery, but that ends here, and the truth will shake the team of young mutants.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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