Advance X-Men Solicitations for December 2008

Mon, September 15th, 2008 at 10:59am PDT | Updated: September 15th, 2008 at 2:03pm

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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 December, 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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UNCANNY X-MEN #505

Written by ED BRUBAKER & MATT FRACTION

Pencils & Cover by TERRY DODSON

Villain Variant by TBA

Colossus continues his quest to ease the pain of losing Kitty Pryde-- and it brings him face-to-face with some evil from the Old Country, run amok on the streets of San Francisco.  Elsewhere, the shockwaves caused by Simon Trask's press conference continue to ripple, making anti-mutant hysteria hit a fever pitch.  And as Angel and Beast continue to assemble the Fringe Science Team in the far north of Canada, Storm demands an audience with Emma Frost, queen to queen...

32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99

X-MEN: LEGACY #219

Written by MIKE CAREY

Penciled by PHIL BRIONES

Cover by MIKE MCKONE

Professor Xavier finds himself face-to-face with his half-brother--The Unstoppable Juggernaut!

But is Juggernaut friend or foe?

32 PGS./Rated A ...$2.99

X-INFERNUS #1 (of 4)

Written by C.B. CEBULSKI

Penciled by GIUSEPPI CAMUNCOLI

Cover by DAVID FINCH

Variant Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL

The X-Men promise to make this one of the hottest winters ever! When last we saw Darkchylde, she had claimed the throne of Limbo as her own. And now she's determined to get her soul back, even if she has to conquer Earth in the process. Can the combined forces of the X-Men stop her rampage? They'll have to fight through every demon in Limbo to try.

32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

X-FORCE #10

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST

Pencils & Cover by MIKE CHOI

Villain Variant by TBA

"OLD GHOSTS"

DEMON BEAR. GHOST RIDER. LEGACY VIRUS. MISTER SINISTER. VANISHER. DOMINO. CAMERON HODGE. THE RIGHT.

And it only gets bigger from here. Part 4 (of 4)

32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99

CABLE #9

Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI

Pencils & Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI

"WAITING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD," PART 3

Would you destroy the world, if it was your only chance to save it?  No, not this world.  A dark, twisted, miserable version of this world--one that shouldn't even exist.  One that won't exist, if you succeed.  That's the choice Lucas Bishop had to make it--and he'd make it again, in a heartbeat.  He's been captured by X-Force, but it's all part of the plan.  And while Cyclops thinks he's finally removed the only threat to the Cable and the mutant messiah child out in the timestream, he couldn't be more wrong.  He's only made it worse.

32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99

CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI 13 #8

Written by PAUL CORNELL

Penciled by LEONARD KIRK

Cover by BRYAN HITCH

Villain Variant by TBA

Pete Wisdom couldn't save John the Skrull. He couldn't save anyone he cared for. Being in his unit can be fatal. So now all else seems lost, now Plokta's engine for making Mindless Ones is threatening the world... what will he sacrifice to save the Black Knight? Widescreen horror action with passion, as only Marvel makes it.

32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99

X-FACTOR #38

Written by PETER DAVID

Penciled by VALENTINE DE LANDRO

Cover by MIKE MAYHEW

Siryn goes into labor three weeks early. Could this be the second mutant born since M-Day? Either way, the U.S. government isn't going to sit idle while it happens. Can Rictor and the mother-to-be fend them off? They'll have to, since X-Factor and Longshot are busy fighting an army of Darwins!!

32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99

YOUNG X-MEN #9

Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM

Penciled by RAFA SANDOVAL

Cover by CHRIS BACHALO

Villain Variant by TBA

The two-part juggernaut, "The Y-Men" concludes as the Young X-Men face the next generation of super-powered villains.  Who could be more threatening than evil mutants?  You'll have to read this issue to find out!

32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99

DEADPOOL #5

Written by DANIEL WAY

Penciled by CARLO BARBERI

Cover by JASON PEARSON

"HORROR BIZNESS," Part 2 (of 2)

This is what Deadpool has to resort to, only days after single-handedly saving the entire planet from Skrulls?  Oh, that's right--nobody knows about that...Deadpool didn't even want this job.  But here he is anyway, in some dank corner of Eastern Europe, going toe-to-toe with an undead plastic surgeon and his flesh-eating clientele, contracted by the head of a greasy paramilitary unit to avenge the zombification of the guy's young, ex-model trophy wife -- and all because Wade's dead broke.

32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99

WHAT IF? HOUSE OF M

Written by BRIAN REED, JIM MCCANN & C.B. CEBULSKI

Penciled by PAOLO PANTALENA & PATRICK SPAZIANTE

Cover by JIM CHEUNG & MARKO DJURDJEVIC

We all remember when the Scarlet Witch uttered the three words that would change the landscape of the Marvel Universe: "No More Mutants!" But what if she said something different? And what of the consequences...? In a world without great power, who bears the burden of responsibility? Who will stand up to an enemy who fills the vacuum of power and whose hatred is unparalleled?  Brian Reed (SECRET INVASION: FRONT LINE) with Marvel's own Jim McCann and brand-spankin' new artist Paolo Pantalena answer the question: "What if Scarlet Witch had ended the HOUSE OF M by saying "NO MORE POWERS!" Also featuring Part 1 of a special five part back-up story in all the What Ifs this year, in which we see Iron Lad take a different path that leads him to recruit a different set of future Avengers. Join C.B. Cebulski (X-MEN: DIVIDED WE STAND, LONERS) and Patrick Spaziante (MUTIES, Sonic The Hedgehog) as they ask, 'What if the Runaways Became the Young Avengers?'

48 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

WOLVERINE #70

Written by MARK MILLAR

Pencils & Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN

"OLD MAN LOGAN"

Fifty years ago the heroes of the Marvel Universe were massacred and as far as Old Man Logan is concerned, WOLVERINE died with them. During that final battle, something happened to Logan...something so traumatic that he hasn't popped his claws since. Now Logan lives out his days a shell of a man, his warrior spirit long since crushed by the horrible weight of the secret he carries with him. What happened? Finally, the darkest chapter in Logan's history can be told! MARK MILLAR and STEVE MCNIVEN's character defining run continues! Part 5 (of 8).

32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99

WOLVERINE: FLIES TO A SPIDER

Written by GREGG HURWITZ

Penciled by JEROME OPENA

Cover by TIM BRADSTREET

"SWALLOWED THE SPIDER"

It's New Year's Eve, and tonight, like every night, they've gathered at the road stop saloon called the "Rat Trap."  The Road Dawgs.  The meanest, nastiest, most jacked-up biker gang you ever could meet.  But tonight there's a stranger sitting on the stool at the end of the bar.  Someone who's come here to pick a fight.  Someone who's hunting far bigger game than these roughnecks, and knows exactly how to get its attention.  Before the stroke of midnight, he'll get his wish.  It's Wolverine at his fiercest, courtesy of Gregg Hurwitz (PUNISHER) and future star Jerome Opena (Fear Agent).

48 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$3.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #31

Written by Daniel Way

Penciled by YANICK PAQUETTE

Cover by Mike Deodato

THE FAMILY BUSINESS" Part 1 (of 2)

After the stunning revelations of last issue, Daken now knows that he is merely a pawn and that his hatred of his father,

Wolverine, is based upon a lie. Now, Daken and Wolverine--father and son--unite to track down the most fearsome being Daken has ever known. But they're not the only ones looking for him...

32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99

X-MEN: MAGNETO TESTAMENT #4 (of 5)

Written by Greg Pak

Art by Carmine Di Giandomenico

Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

THE LASTEST SERIES FROM MARVEL KNIGHTS

The Poles called the little town Oswiecim...but the conquering Nazis have given it a new name. Now the young man who will eventually become Magneto faces the most unfathomable horrors of his life within the death camp known as Auschwitz-Birkenau. Whose familiar face will greet him? What will it take to survive? And in the face of such overwhelming inhumanity, how can our hero keep hope alive?

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

X-MEN: MANIFEST DESTINY #4 (of 5)

Written by MIKE CAREY, FRANK TIERI & OTHERS

Penciled by MICHAEL RYAN & OTHERS

Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS

Iceman continues his westward saga. Can everyone's favorite, frigid X-Man survive Mystique's kiss of death? And if so, will he ever be the same again? Also featuring Nightcrawler and Mercury in tales of mischief.

32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

WOLVERINE: MANIFEST DESTINY #3 (of 4)

Written by JASON AARON

Penciled by STEPHEN SEGOVIA

Cover by DAVE WILKINS

50 years ago Wolverine turned his back on the people of San Francisco's Chinatown when they needed him the most. Now he must make up for his mistake and somehow manage to unite all of the Kung Fu schools in the city, if he hopes to have any chance at defeating the brutal Black Dragon Tong that currently controls the underworld. Unfortunately, that's going to be hard for Logan to do when he happens to be locked inside a San Francisco jail cell.

32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99

X MEN NOIR #1 (of 4)

Written by FRED VAN LENTE

Pencils & Cover by DENNIS CALERO

Variant Cover by DENNIS CALERO

"The coroner's men flipped the redheaded corpse over so Dukes and Magnus from Homicide could get a better look at her. 'Better' being a relative term in this case, with the claw marks that slashed her face into a featureless, bloody mask and turned her guts into a butcher shop explosion.

"But the tattoo -- the simple, encircled 'X' above the left shoulder blade -- remained intact, and Dukes pointed it out with the toe of his wingtip once Peter the rookie was done heaving up lunch.

"'See this ink?' he said. 'Means she did time at this reform school upstate, run by this shrink, Xavier...'"

32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$3.99

X-MEN/SPIDER-MAN #2 (of 4)

Written by CHRISTOS N. GAGE

Pencils & Cover by MARIO ALBERTI

The stunningly illustrated mini-series continues!  In "Last Hunts and Massacres", the black-costumed Spidey, still reeling from the events of "Kraven's Last Hunt", joins an X-Men team rocked by the Mutant

Massacre to face the deadly menace of the Marauders!  Wolverine vs. Sabretooth?  Check!  Storm with a Mohawk?  Check!  All-out action as only Italian sensation Mario Alberti can deliver?  Feast your eyes, true believer!

32 PGS./Rated A ...$3.99

X-MEN: KINGBREAKER #1

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST

Penciled by DUSTIN WEAVER

Cover by BRANDON PETERSON

WAR OF KINGS lead-in!

The X-Men have been defeated. Havok , Polaris and the Starjammers are being held and tortured in the most secure prison in the universe. Marvel Girl, Korvus and Lilandra are being hunted by the Imperial Guard. Vulcan is Emperor of the Shi'Ar Empire and his expansion has begun. No King will stand when Vulcan and his armies are done. Join Christopher Yost (X-FORCE) and Dustin Weaver (Star Wars:KOTR) as they spin the story of a fight against insurmountable odds. Do not miss this mini-series that will change the shape of the Universe and pave the way for the War of Kings.

32 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ ...$3.99

X-MEN: WORLDS APART #3 (of 4)

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST

Penciled by DIOGENES NEVES

Cover by MIKE DEODATO

From the time she joined the X-Men, Storm has been called upon to fight mutants, aliens, demons and even gods...and she's triumphed. But how will she fare when she is forced to combat her own husband? It's the fight you've been waiting for: Storm, Queen of Wakanda, against the Black Panther! And with her kingdom and the lives of her teammates, the X-Men, on the line, Storm knows this is one fight she can't afford to lose...

32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

WEAPON X: FIRST CLASS #2 (of 3)

Written by MARC SUMERAK

Art by MARK ROBINSON & TIM SEELEY

Cover by MICHAEL RYAN

The journey into Wolverine's mind continues as Professor X and Logan dig deeper for answers about the mysterious mutant's past. But when the truth about the Weapon X Program finally begins to surface, the repressed emotions tied to those memories may be too much for Logan to handle! It's not just a history lesson... it's a lesson in pain!

PLUS: A warped tour of the Weapon X facility, as seen through the eyes of everyone's favorite Merc-with-a-Mouth -- DEADPOOL!

48 PGS./Rated A ...$3.99

WOLVERINE AND POWER PACK #2 (of 4)

Written by MARC SUMERAK

& CHRIS GIARUSSO

Art & Cover by GURIHIRU

& CHRIS GIARUSSO

FIELD TRIP!!! The Power kids are excited to be visiting the coolest school on the planet -- the Xavier Institute! But even the home of the world's most powerful mutants might not be safe when the Sentinels come knocking! It's mutant mayhem in the mighty Marvel manner! Plus...MINI MARVELS!

32 PGS./All Ages ...$2.99

WOLVERINE: FIRST CLASS #10

Written by FRED VAN LENTE

Penciled by TBD

Cover by ROBERTO

DE LA TORRE

Even a man with a healing factor, adamantium claws and enhanced senses to get him through a fight may become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and need the help of Jack Russell, WEREWOLF-BY-NIGHT!

32 PGS./Rated A ...$2.99

NEW EXILES #15 & 16

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by TIM SEELEY

& VICEN��€� VILLAGRASA

Covers by ALEX GARNER

& TIM SEELEY

In a world where dinosaurs and humans fight side by side to ensure global security, an invading alien force threatens to destroy all that they have accomplished. But the aliens' objective is not to destroy this world--that is only a means to their true end; the assassination of their own rightful queen! Plus, as the New Exiles fight beside the Sons of Iron and Daughters of the Dragon to save their planet, a deadly force from the Exiles own past returns for a final showdown. Empress Hydra is back, and with her minions at her side only one thing is for certain: someone must die!

32 PGS.(each)/Rated A ...$2.99 (each)

NEW EXILES ANNUAL #1

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Pencils by TOM GRUMMETT

Cover by DAVE WILLIAMS

Proteus was one of the Exiles' most deadly foes.  He lead a path of destruction across the multiverse before finally finding a body that could sustain him... the body of Exile, Morph.  Brainwashed into believing himself to be the true Morph, Proteus has fought alongside the Exiles side for some time...but every so often, hints of his true self... slip through. Not too much... an angry look here, a brutal beating there. Now, finally, the moment fans have been dreading has truly come... Proteus has returned! 

40 PGS. /Rated A...$3.99

NYX: NO WAY HOME #4 (of 6)

Written by MARJORIE LIU

Penciled by KALMAN

ANDRASOFSKY

Cover by ALINA URUSOV

All Kiden and her friends wanted was to find their missing mentor. But that was before one of their own was shot and the authorities were hunting for them. Without clues, without direction, without hope, will Bobby and Tatiana stand by Kiden in her desperate search...or will they teach her that grownups aren't the only people who can let you down?

40 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$3.99

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