Advance X-Solicitations, January 2009

Mon, October 20th, 2008 at 10:10am PDT | Updated: November 16th, 2008 at 8:41pm

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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 January, 2009. The full list of Marvel's January 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 #10

Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI

Pencils & Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI

“WAITING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD,”CONCLUSION

In the present, Cyclops, Emma and Beast have been ambushed by Bishop and a nasty little surprise he’s smuggled into the X-Men HQ. Meanwhile, hundreds of years in the future, Cable realizes what the former X-Man has done to the planet -- all in an effort to make sure Cable and the four-year-old mutant messiah never, ever return to the present. Once again, the rules of the hunt have been completely rewritten, and the future of mutantkind has never looked more uncertain.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #32

Written by DANIEL WAY

Pencils & Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

“THE FAMILY BUSINESS”

Wolverine and Daken go toe-to-toe with one of the most sadistic villains in the Marvel Universe: CYBER! Looking to settle scores on many fronts, Cyber has returned to wreak havoc! How will Wolverine defeat the one man he’s ever feared…and how can he trust his son not to betray him? Part 2 (of 2)

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-FACTOR #39

Written by PETER DAVID

Pencils by VALENTINE DELANDRO

Cover by MIKE McKONE

Witness the most important event in the lives of Jaime Madrox and Siren—the birth of their baby! What will

happen to X-Factor—and what will be the meaning for mutantkind!...All we can guarantee are that the answers are not what you expect—but that’s what makes it

X-Factor! Don’t miss what is sure to be one of the most talked-about books of 2009!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

YOUNG X-MEN #10

Written by Marc Guggenheim

Pencils by BEN OLIVER

Cover by BILLY TAN

You think you know everything there is to know about YOUNG X-MEN? Think again. One shocker has been

brewing since #1 and the pot peaks with #10. Don’t miss this landmark issue of Young X-Men.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST

Penciled by DIOGENES NEVES

Cover by STEPHANE ROUX

On one hand, her husband. On the other, her teammates. While Storm races to save the lives of the Black Panther and the X-Men, she recognizes a third option: take down the one responsible for making her choose in the first place. And to do it, she just might get some help from an unlikely source…

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN/SPIDER-MAN #3 (of 4)

Written by CHRISTOS N. GAGE

Pencils & Cover by MARIO ALBERTI

We take you back to the days of grungy 90s as The X-Men and Spider-Man face off against Mr. Sinister and Carnage! But this Spidey isn't Peter Parker--it's Ben Reilly, the Spider-Clone! And Wolverine's claws are made of bone, not adamantium! It's radical...it's extreme...and if we coulda put a chromium cover on it, we would have! Put down your pogs and pick this up if only to feast your eyes on Mario Alberti's art! It'll make you say "Cowabunga, dude!"

32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

WOLVERINE: SWITCHBACK

Written by Joseph L. Clark

Paints & Cover by Das Pastoras

All Logan wanted was a little drive in the fresh mountain air. What he got was the stench of death on a little patch of road outside the town of Pottsville. Someone or something is laying down roadtraps for passing motorists. Is it the work of a serial killer? Or is the entire town in on the crime? The only way for Logan to know for sure is to offer himself as bait. It’s a terrible waste of a beautiful muscle car, but hey, someone’s got to do it.

48 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

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

Written by Greg Pak

Art by Carmine

Di Giandomenico

Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

The boy survived Kristallnacht, the Einsatzgruppe, and the Warsaw Ghetto. But now Max Eisenhardt faces Hitler's Final Solution in the death camp known as Auschwitz-Birkenau. What will it take to endure? Who are the Sonderkommando? And will a vision of a girl named Magda bring hope — or horror? The definitive origin story of Magneto reaches its shattering conclusion.

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

WOLVERINE: FIRST CLASS #11

Written by FRED VAN LENTE

Art by FRANCIS PORTENA

Cover by DAVID WILLIAMS & WIL QUINTANA

Though a lycanthrope's bite has turned Wolverine into a true raging beast of the night, he may have at last found peace in his werewolf pack. But when he learns that the focus of the pack's vengeance is Kitty Pryde's father, only Jack Russell, the Werewolf-by-Night, may be able to stop him in time!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

WEAPON X: FIRST CLASS #3 (of 3)

Written by MARC SUMERAK

Penciled by MARK ROBINSON

Cover by MICHAEL RYAN

Wolverine finally has all the answers he wanted about his days at the Weapon X facility... but he's also discovered whythose memorieswere so deeply buried to begin with! Will his quest for the truth unleash an even greater danger upon those around him? The only way to make sure it doesn't is by facing off against his greatest enemy - himself! Plus: Gambit has just been hired for the biggest job of his young life - a heist at the Weapon X facility! Bonne chance, mon ami!

48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

WOLVERINE AND POWER PACK #3 (of 4)

Written by MARC SUMERAK &

CHRIS GIARRUSSO

Art by SCOTT KOBLISH &

CHRIS GIARRUSSO

Cover by GURIHIRU

Jack Power and Franklin Richards take a wildtrip through the timestream and end up face-to-face with a pre-teen Wolverine! But since young James Howlett is nothing at all like the hero he is destined to one

day become, it'll be upto our time-tossed troublemakersto teach the once-and-future-Wolvie how to kick some butt! Plus...MINI MARVELS!

32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

NEW EXILES #17

Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT

Penciled by TIM SEELEY

& VICENÃĄ€ ’Ñ‘‚¬Â ’‘‘‘‘‘€šÂ¬Ã…¡Ã‘€šÃ‚¬Ãƒ‘‘‚¬Å¡Ãƒ‘€šÃ‚¡ VILLAGRASA

Cover by ALEX GARNER

The heart wants what the heart wants and the

sadistic Slaymaster wants Psylocke’s heart…literally! The Elizabeth Braddock of Earth-616 has slipped

through his nefarious fingers one too many times, but he’s finally cornered her on a world targeted by Empress Hydra for extermination! As the dimensions buckle and the end-of-all looms nigh, it’s a showdown for the record books—and only one will walk away! An issue so shocking we had to call it “Who Dies Next?”!

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

WOLVERINE: MANIFEST DESTINY #4 (of 4)

Written by JASON AARON

Penciled by STEPHEN SEGOVIA

Cover by DAVE WILKINS

Last time Wolverine tangled with the four mystical warriors of the Black Dragon Death Squad, it very nearly cost him his life. But this time he’s got some help, as every kung fu school in Chinatown unites behind him—including the reunited Sons of the Tiger!But at what price will come victory?And what dark decision will Wolverine be forced to make?

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

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

Written by Mike Carey,

Frank Tieri & others

Art by Michael Ryan, Takeshi Miyazawa & others

Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS

The final issue of the hit X-Men anthology mini-series is here! See the pulse pounding conclusion of Mike Carey (X-MEN: LEGACY) and Michael Ryan’s (RUNAWAYS) Iceman story? What does Mystique want and why is she coming to Iceman? Also stories featuring the return of Avalanche and a rockin’ story starring your favorite glam-X-lady Dazzler!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN: KINGBREAKER #2 (of 4)

Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST

Penciled by DUSTIN WEAVER

Cover by BRANDON PETERSON

Marvel Girl, Korvus and Lilandra are the only resistance to Vulcan’s reign, but Vulcan aims to end their rebellion. With Havok, Polaris and rest of the Starjammers in prison, they don’t stand to get much help. The Shi’Ar Empire is expanding under Emperor Vulcan’s reign… Come see the road to the WAR OF KINGS!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ASTONISHING X-MEN #28

Written by WARREN ELLIS

Pencils & Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI

"GHOST BOX," PART 4

Big action. Big Science. And a Big Mystery to solve! The superstar team of Warren Ellis and Simone Bianchi take the X-Men on 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.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN: LEGACY #220

Written by MIKE CAREY

Penciled by SCOT EATON

Cover by LEE BERMEJO

“Salvage”

It’s the moment that X-Fans have been waiting for — Rogue makes her return to the X-Books. But while Xavier seeks out Rogue, who is searching for him? Hunter becomes hunted and friend becomes foe, in a story that will change your favorite Southern Belle forever. Part 1 (of 5)

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

X-INFERNUS #2 (of 4)

Written by C.B. Cebulski

Penciled by Giuseppe Camuncoli

Cover by DAVID FINCH

Darkchilde comes calling to the X-Men’s doorstep—and she’s not leaving without her Soulsword. The next pulse-pounding issue by C.B. Cebulski (LONERS, Drain) and Giuseppe Cammuncoli (MS. MARVEL, Intimates) is here and it’s shaking up the X-Men in a big way.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-FORCE #11

Written by CRAIG KYLE & CHRISTOPHER YOST

Pencils by ALINA URUSOV & CLAYTON CRAIN

Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

“WHO THE HELL IS ELI BARD?”

After Warpath's shocking discovery last issue, now it can be told... the origin and history of the mysterious man who betrayed the Purifiers, killed a Technarch, and plans a dark future for X-Force and all of mutantkind. Welcome to first century ROME, and meet the man named Eliphas and his Black Queen...the woman the X-Men know as SELENE.

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-MEN NOIR #2 (of 4)

Written by FRED VAN LENTE

Art & Cover by DENNIS CALERO

Variant Cover by DENNIS CALERO

"Chief Detective Magnus had never seen Sebastian Shaw so angry before. The vein pulsating in the man's forehead threatened to burst as he swept one arm around what remained of his looted Hellfire Club.

"'Look at this!' Shaw seethed. 'Just look! They stole everything that wasn't nailed down -- and then they took the nails out of the rest of it and stole that, too!

"'If you can't catch these 'X Men,' Eric, I can just as easily shift my...support to someone who will..."

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

X-MEN VS. HULK #1

Written by Chris Claremont

Penciled by Scott Clark

Cover by David Yardin

You’re Colossus, the steel-skinned X-Man who can dish out some serious hurt. So when Wolverine wants to take you down a peg or two, who’s he gonna call? If you’re thinking mean and green, you’re on the right track…

Join X-Legend Chris Claremont for a tutorial in pain you won’t forget! Plus: a classic Claremont tale!

48 pgs/One-Shot/Rated A…$3.99

NYX: NO WAY HOME #5 (of 6)

Written by MARJORIE LIU

Penciled by KALMAN

ANDRASOFSZKY

Cover by ALINA URUSOV

Kiden Nixon has finally come face to face with the man who has made it his mission to destroy her life.But who is this shadowy figure that has sent assassins and headhunters after Kiden and her mutant friends? And what secret will he reveal about her long-dead father?Best-selling author Marjorie Liu reveals all in this chilling penultimate chapter…Plus: behind the scenes bonus features and never before seen artwork!

40 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

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