X-Men/Ultimate Solicits, July 2009

Mon, April 20th, 2009 at 8:56am PDT | Updated: April 20th, 2009 at 8:58am

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Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with an advance look at images and solicitation information for its X-Men and Ultimate lines of titles set to ship in July, 2009. The full list of Marvel's July 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 and Ultimate Marvel forums to discuss these titles with fellow readers.

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CABLE #16
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Penciled by PAUL GULACY
Cover by DAVE WILKINS
"WANDERLOST"
We open literally one second after the shattering conclusion of "Messiah War," and Cable's mission to save mutantkind has never looked more bleak. In fact, you can't even call it a mission anymore... After all he's been through, after all he's survivednow all Cable can do now is pray-pray the heavily-armed killers roaming the deep future can't match his survival skills. And what is the fate of Hope-the so-called "Mutant Messiah"?
32 PGS./Rated T+ $2.99

DARK WOLVERINE #76
Written by DANIEL WAY & MARJORIE LIU
Penciled by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Young Guns Variant by MIKE CHOI & SONIA OBACK
50s DECADE VARIANT by TBA
"THE PRINCE"
From the pages of DARK AVENGERS, the journey of WOLVERINE'S son continues! Just as Daken's Machiavellian plans begin to take shape, he hits a snag. Or rather, four of them. Guest-starring THE FANTASTIC FOUR! Part 2 (of 3)
32 PGS./Parental Advisory $2.99

DARK X-MEN: THE BEGINNING #1 & 2 (of 3)
Written by PAUL CORNELL, JAMES ASMUS & OTHERS
Penciled by HUMBERTO RAMOS & OTHERS
Covers by JAE LEE
60s DECADE VARIANT by TBA
UTOPIA TIE-IN
Who are the Dark X-Men and how did they come to be? FIND OUT HERE! Each issue has 3 11-page stories, each dedicated to one of the Dark X-Men and how they came to be part of the team. This first two issues focus on Emma Frost, Mimic, Cloak & Dagger, Daken, Weapon X and Dark Beast!
40 PGS.(each)/Rated A $3.99 (each)

DEADPOOL #12
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by PACO MEDINA
Cover by JASON PEARSON
60s DECADE VARIANT by TBA
"BULLSEYE," Part 3
As the chaos and wanton destruction of their continued battle reaches critical mass, both Deadpool and Bullseye come to the same realization: They don't want this to end!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory $2.99

DEADPOOL: MERC WITH A MOUTH #1
Written by VICTOR GISCHLER
Penciled by BONG DAZO
Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM
Variant Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
"HEAD TRIP," Part 1 of 6
It's the Merc with two mouths! Deadpool travels to the Savage Land to retrieve what might be the deadliest bio-weapon the universe has ever seen. What is this deadly object? Well, Deadpool's employer is being a little vague about that. Let's just say when the secret is finally revealed, it's enough to throw even the Merc with two Mouths for a loopOh hell, we can't keep a secret, it's the severed-but-still-hungry head of the Marvel Zombies Deadpool! To save the universe, Deadpool must team up with himself to dodge Hydra operatives, dinosaurs, cavemen and zombie cavemen as he attempts to take his not-so-precious cargo back where it came from: the Marvel Zombies Universe. Plus, a bonus reprinting of the first apperanace of Deadpool from New Mutants #98!
48 PGS./New and Reprints/Parental Advisory $3.99

DEADPOOL: SUICIDE KINGS #4 (of 5)
Written by MIKE BENSON & ADAM GLASS
Penciled by CARLO BARBERI
Cover by MIKE MCKONE
"SUICIDE KINGS," PART 3: JOKER'S WILD
Deadpool's been framed. No, really! This time, Wade didn't do it! To prove his innocence and find the person responsible, he's got to avoid the Punisher (wants to kill him) and Spider-Man (wants to web him). Luckily for Wade, a certain Man Without Fear believes his story
32 PGS./Parental Advisory $3.99

GENEXT: UNITED #3 (of 5)
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by JONBOY MEYERS
Cover by ALEX GARNER
The young heroes of GeNext delve deep into the mystery surrounding the attack on Mumbai. What connection do these evil machines have with Rico and his past? AND what life-changing danger will befall them when they uncover the truth? Trust us, GeNext will never be the same! Join the next generation of X-Men as legendary X-Scribe Chris Claremont and amazing artist Jonboy Meyers spin a tale of young adventurers coming into their own.
32 PGS./Rated A $3.99

MARVEL SPOTLIGHT: ULTIMATE UNIVERSE
Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS
The Ultimatum has been delivered. Heroes have fallen. A Universe has been reshaped. If you thought Jeph Loeb and David Finch were joking around with the five-issue mega-event ULTIMATUM, you're going to need to catch up and catch up quick: There's an all-new Ultimate Universe, and SPOTLIGHT has the scoop! We'll be talking to all the principal writers and previewing the mind-blowing work of the artists ushering in the new Ultimate U, including Brian Michael Bendis and David Lafuente (ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN), Jeph Loeb and Frank Cho (NEW ULTIMATES) and Mark Millar and - making his triumphant return to Marvel - Carlos Pacheco (ULTIMATE AVENGERS)! All this plus insider info on a currently top-secret Ultimate title that you will NOT want to miss!
32 PGS./Rated T+ $2.99

NEW MUTANTS #3
Written by ZEB WELLS
Penciled by DIOGENES NEVES
Cover by ADAM KUBERT
Variant Cover by BENJAMIN
50s DECADE VARIANT by TBA
"RETURN OF LEGION"
Legion is back and has never been so dangerous. Each personality in his head has its own super power and it seems like there's a new one every day. They're all jockeying for position and they all want the New Mutants dead. Dani Moonstar is at the center of all of this, but what can a depowered New Mutant do against a foe who has a million ways to kill her? Part 3 (of 4).
32 PGS./Rated T+ $2.99

ULTIMATUM: FANTASTIC FOUR REQUIEM #1
Written by JOE POKASKI
Penciled by ROBERT ATKINS
Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
re o qui o em (noun)
A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to the departed. With the catastrophes wrought by Ultimatum, does this spell the end for the first family of the Ultimate U? Plus: Whatever happened to Johnny Storm?
40 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ $3.99

ULTIMATUM: SPIDER-MAN REQUIEM #2 (of 2)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by MARK BAGLEY, STUART IMMONEN & MORE!
Cover by STUART IMMONEN
Featuring all new material by Bendis, Bagley and Stuart Immonen, the legacy of Spider-Man is examined through the eyes of a repentant J. Jonah Jameson. This final chapter in volume one of Ultimate Spider-Man reveals the true fate of Peter Parker and guest stars the surviving Ultimates!
40 PGS./Rated A $3.99

ULTIMATUM: X-MEN REQUIEM #1
Written by ARON E. COLEITE
Penciled by BEN OLIVER
Cover by MARK BROOKS
Endcap to the ground-breaking series that helped launch the Ultimate Universe!
Does the dream die with the man? How do you continue on when you've lost everything? In the aftermath of Ultimatum, the surviving members of the X-Men say goodbye to their loved ones, pay homage to their memory and try to figure out what
happens next.
40 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ $3.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #513
Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils & Cover by TERRY DODSON
Variant Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI
"UTOPIA: CHAPTER 2"
WHO ARE THE DARK X-MEN? He has his own Avengers team and now Norman Osborn has his own X-Men team. The other shoe has finally dropped and Emma Frost has betrayed Cyclops and the rest of the X-Men. And that's just one of the huge surprises in "UTOPIA". Is that Namor? Cloak and Dagger? Professor X?! The thing that you aren't ready for is that Osborn is right.
32 PGS./Rated T+ $3.99

UNCANNY X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #1 (of 8)
Written by SCOTT GRAY
Pencils & Cover by ROGER CRUZ
The early days of the X-Men's second generation are revealed in an all-new series starring Cyclops, Storm, Banshee, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Wolverine and Phoenix! Professor X invites the mysterious Inhumans into the X-Men's home, but when Wolverine and Gorgon meet, the party turns ugly! Nightcrawler faces a crisis of faith and searches for an answer in the Inhuman city Attilan - but has he found his salvation or ultimate destruction? Don't miss a culture clash that will rock both super-teams to their cores!
32 PGS./Rated A $2.99

WOLVERINE: FIRST CLASS #17
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by RONAN CLIQUET
Cover by CAMERON STEWART
"I'll show ya who's the real Cyclops!" Logan goes undercover as the mysterious "Patch" to visit an old enemy posing as a good guybut the eye sees all
32 PGS./Rated A $2.99

WOLVERINE NOIR #4 (of 4)
Written by STUART MOORE
Pencils and Cover by C.P. SMITH
Variant Cover by DENNIS CALERO
New York, 1937. On a dark train platform, in the hellish skid row called the Bowery, Private Eye Jim Logan gets one last chance to crack the case that's been tearing his guts out. But even if he finds his missing partner Dog, Logan's own shattered life may never be the same.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory $3.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #38
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by SCOT EATON
Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE
40s DECADE VARIANT by TBA
"ROMULUS"
After years of searching, Logan finally knows where to find Romulus. But to get there, he must first get throughOmega Red! HE'S BACK! Part 2 (of 4)
32 PGS./Parental Advisory $2.99

X-FACTOR #46
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by VALENTINE
DE LANDRO
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
It's Siryn in the fight of her life against the absolute last person that she would have expected to be battling. And Madrox, Layla and Ruby find themselves under assault by the Sentinels just when they're on the verge of discovering the mystery behind Cortex!
32 PGS./Rated T+ $2.99

X-FORCE #17
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE
Pencils & Cover by MIKE CHOI & SONIA OBACK
*BLOODY VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
"NOT FORGOTTEN" Part 1 (of 4)
MESSIAH WAR AFTERMATH! When X-Force was pulled into the future, what was forgotten in the present? The Leper Queen's murderous acts? The Sapien League's attack on the United Nations using two of the X-Men's students? Wolfsbane's reunion with the Asgardian Wolf Prince? H.A.M.M.E.R.'s hunt for X-23? After three months, the wait is over. Find out who lives and dies as the MESSIAH WAR ONE-SHOT art team of Mike Choi and Sonia Oback returns to X-FORCE!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory $2.99

X-MEN FOREVER #3 & 4
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT
Pencils & Covers by TOM GRUMMETT
X-Men Forever #4 30s DECADE VARIANT by TBA
The mansion is still reeling from the events of the previous issue; having just scraped through the Fabian Cortez mission by the skin of their teeth, they were completely unprepared for a psychic blast from Jean, which rendered them all unconscious, and even less prepared for the subsequent surprise visit from one of their greatest nemeses, SABRETOOTH! But as the dust from the battle between the X-Men and this invader-culminating in a brutal battle between Sabes and a particularly vicious Storm-all may not be as it appears Plus, what secret is Kitty hiding up her sleeve? Don't miss comics legend and New York Times Bestselling Author CHRIS CLAREMONT's thrilling return to the X-MEN!
32 PGS.(each)/Rated A $3.99 (each)

X-MEN: LEGACY #226
Written by MIKE CAREY
Penciled by DUSTIN WEAVER
Cover by TERRY DODSON
UTOPIA TIE-IN
Rogue, Gambit and Danger go to join the X-Men in San Francisco, only to find it in flames.  The Dark Avengers have come into town and are taking no prisoners.  Wait, the whole problem is that they ARE taking prisoners.  Norman Osborn has the city of San Francisco in the palm of his hands and mutants are being forced to take sides.  Will they side with Cyclops and the X-Men?  Or go to Osborn and his Dark X-Men? What side will the returning mutants and one of the X-Men’s most powerful foes take? Part 1 (of 2).
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

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