X-Men/Ultimate Solicits, August 2009

Mon, May 18th, 2009 at 8:58am PDT | Updated: June 23rd, 2009 at 12:11am

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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 Comics lines of titles set to ship in August, 2009, including the first Ultimate Comics titles, "Ultimate Comics Avengers" and "Ultimate Comics Spider-Man." The full list of Marvel's August 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 #17
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Penciled by PAUL GULACY
Cover by DAVE WILKINS
70th Frame Variant by ROB LIEFELD
"WANDERLOST," PART 2
Hope is lost. Literally-lost in time, with Cable stranded in the future, unable to travel back to save her. For the first time in Hope's short life, the so-called "mutant messiah" has to fend for herself... and now she's hiding out in a futuristic city born of the ashes of Cable's greatest enemy, Stryfe.

DARK WOLVERINE #77
Written by DANIEL WAY & MARJORIE LIU
Penciled by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Young Guns Variant Cover by RAFA SANDOVAL
70th Frame Variant by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
"THE PRINCE"
Daken has proven himself capable of wearing many masks, but who's the real man underneath? As one of Norman Osborn's Avengers, he has it all: power, fame, access...but what if it's not enough? Could Wolverine's son have a heart after all-and if so, will it be the Fantastic Four who help him discover it? Or will they find themselves on the receiving end of a betrayal so huge it will put them at war with the Dark Avengers? Part 3 (of 3)
32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99

DARK X-MEN: THE BEGINNING #3 (of 3)
Written by PAUL CORNELL, JASON AARON & OTHERS
Penciled by HUMBERTO RAMOS, JOCK & OTHERS
Cover by JAE LEE
The conclusion to the anthology that illustrates the conception of the Dark X-Men. If you're reading UTOPIA and think you know the whole story, think again. In this issue, Emma Frost convinces Namor to join the team. And learn where Professor X fits into UTOPIA. Also, witness the first Marvel Comic with art by JOCK (Losers, Green Arrow: Year One)!
40 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

DEADPOOL #13 & #14
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by SHAWN CRYSTAL
Covers by JASON PEARSON
Deadpool #13 70th Frame Variant by TBA
"Wave of Mutilation," Part 1 & 2
Deadpool has ceased to exist, he's given his good-byes, he's driven his car into the ocean. They'll think he's dead, but he'll sail away. Then, he becomes a pirate!
32 PGS. (each) /Parental Advisory ...$2.99 (each)

DEADPOOL: MERC WITH A MOUTH #2
Written by VICTOR GISCHLER
Penciled by BONG DAZO
Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM
70th Frame Variant by TBA
"HEAD TRIP," PART 2
It's the Merc with two mouths! It's the Dawn of the Living Deadpool! It's...oh, you get the point. Crash-landing in the Savage Land, Deadpool finds himself face-to-face with the last thing on Earth he ever expected to see: his own Zombiefied head! To make matters worse, the nasty little critter went ahead and bit a few of the locals, so Deadpool has to put the smackdown on some zombie cavemen if he's going to have any chance at escaping and completing his mission. Did we mention that a crack team of Hydra mercenaries are waiting in the wings?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99

DEADPOOL: SUICIDE KINGS #5 (of 5)
Written by MIKE BENSON & ADAM GLASS
Penciled by CARLO BARBERI
Cover by MIKE MCKONE
"SNAKE EYES," PART 5
Deadpool is finally proven innocent, and everyone knows it. But now it's personal for the Merc with a Mouth. Having been battered, stabbed, and broken, Deadpool is jonesing for payback. And the only thing that can scratch that itch is bringing down Tombstone. Unfortunately, the only person who can protect him is the Hood...but will he?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$3.99

GENEXT: UNITED #4 (of 5)
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT
Penciled by JONBOY MEYERS
Cover by ALEX GARNER
Legendary X-Scribe Chris Claremont and the dynamic Jonboy Meyers bring us tales of this all-new generation of X-Heroes! The lives of the GeNext youngsters have been changed forever! Struggling to adapt to these strange new changes, a familiar X-man with family ties to our young heroes storms in to rescue them from a dangerous mystical enemy. Want to find out who we're talking about? Guest starring...well, take a look at the cover, and you tell me!
32 PGS./Rated A ...$3.99

NEW MUTANTS #4
Written by ZEB WELLS
Penciled by DIOGENES NEVES
Cover by ADAM KUBERT
Variant Cover by BENJAMIN
70th Frame Variant by TBA
"Return of Legion"
The pulse-pounding first story-arc comes to a climactic close as Legion takes on the whole team. Can Cannonball, Sunspot, Magma and Dani Moonstar defeat a villain with dozens of super-powered multiple personalities? And all the while Karma and Magik are stuck inside Legion's mind. Part 4 (of 4).
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99

ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS #1
Written by MARK MILLAR
Pencils & Cover by CARLOS PACHECO
Villain Variant by Olivier Coipel
Special Variant by TBA
Guess who's back!! That's right, kids, MARK MILLAR (THE ULTIMATES, WOLVERINE: OLD MAN LOGAN) and superstar artist CARLOS PACHECO (AVENGERS FOREVER, X-MEN) blast into the Ultimate Universe for a mind-blowing, heart-pounding and gut-wrenching event of epic proportions! When a highly-classified secret threatens Captain America, only the newly-returned Nick Fury has the tools to bring 'em in! As the first of a series of blockbuster arcs begins: PROJECT AVENGERS is a go!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #1
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by DAVID LAFUENTE
Villain Variant by Marko Djurdjevic
Special Variant by TBA
Almost ten years ago, Ultimate Spider-Man launched the Ultimate line, a reinvention of the Marvel Universe that defied the odds and every expectation. Today, it happens again: This new chapter in the life of the teenaged webslinger picks up in the aftermath of Ultimatum and completely redefines the status quo of Spider-Man for the next generation! With a new supporting cast, new villians and maybe even a new Spider-Man, this new chapter will keep you guessing month after month. Join Eisner Award-winning writer BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS in introducing new ongoing artist DAVID LAFUENTE (ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL, PATSY WALKER: HELLCAT)! You have never seen a Spider-Man like this before! Be there!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #514
Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils & Cover by TERRY DODSON
Variant Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI
70th Frame Variant by TBA
UTOPIA rages on! Norman Osborn's victory in San Francisco is cemented when the Dark X-Men succeed where the X-Men can't. All the while the Dark Avengers are forced to watch from the sidelines. But how long will Bullseye and Ares sit idle?
Part 4 (of 6).
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

UNCANNY X-MEN: FIRST CLASS #2
Written by SCOTT GRAY
Pencils & Cover by ROGER CRUZ
Nightcrawler thought he'd found sanctuary in Attilan, fabled city of the Inhumans...but now he's transgressed their most sacred law! Kurt Wagner stands trial before an angry mob, with Black Bolt the ultimate judge of his fate - and if the verdict is guilty, he's one dead mutant! So will the X-Men stand by and let that happen? Not a chance! Get ready for an explosive battle between the world's greatest mutant team and the Inhuman royal family - the question is, will Attilan survive it?!
32 PGS./Rated A ...$2.99

WOLVERINE FIRST CLASS #18
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by FRANCIS PORTELLA
Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
70th Frame Variant by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA
Wolverine and Kitty Pryde have had their disagreements in the past, but when Jamie Madrox, the Mutliple Man, shows up, they wind up on opposite ends siding with the same person! When one of Jamie's duplicates goes on the run, Kitty decides to help him escape from his creator. Logan sides with the original Madrox...but if he thinks he can stop Kitty from speaking her mind, he doesn't know teen girls very well!
32 PGS./Rated A ...$2.99

WOLVERINE MAGAZINE #3
Cover by JOE QUESADA
It's Wolverine from cover to cover as Marvel's feral mutant leaps into his very own magazine! In addition to full-length comic-book stories, this issue features puzzles, games, pinups, and a pull-out poster.
96 PGS./Rated A ...$6.99

WOLVERINE ORIGINS #39
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by SCOT EATON
Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE
70th Frame Variant by HERB TRIMPE
"ROMULUS"
Deep in the heart of Russia, Wolverine drags himself one step closer to the truth about the man known only as Romulus--but the death-touch of Omega Red stands in his way! With answers finally within reach--will Logan fall victim, another casualty of the Soviet serial killer's carbonadium tentacles? Part 3 (of 4)
32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99

WOLVERINE WEAPON X #4
Written by JASON AARON
Pencils & Cover by RON GARNEY
50/50 Cover by ADI GRANOV
70th Frame Variant by DAVID FINCH
"THE ADAMANTIUM MEN"
The red-hot, sold-out "Adamantium Men" storyline continues! Wolverine is intent on bringing down the evil corporation Blackguard, one executive at a time if he has to, but when he finally comes face-to-face with the man at the top, he finds the soldiers of Strikeforce X waiting for him, laser-claws and all. Can you say SNIKT? Part 4 (of 5)
32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$3.99

X-FACTOR #47
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by VALENTINE DeLANDRO
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
70th Frame Variant by TBA
Time is beginning to bleed. Sentinels are starting to pop up in the darnedest places, the Summers Rebellion is spilling over into modern day, Rictor and Shatterstar have a lot to sort out, and X-Factor finally finds itself face to face with Cortex.
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99

X-FORCE #18
Written by CRAIG KYLE & CHRISTOPHER YOST
Pencils & Cover by MIKE CHOI & SONIA OBACK
70th Frame Variant by TBA
"NOT FORGOTTEN"
The fallout from MESSIAH WAR continues! X-23 is missing, and as horrific as her life has been...it's about to get worse. Elixir knows the truth about the mutant messiah. Wolverine confronts Cyclops about his decisions leading up to the War. Wolfsbane's journey back to X-Force begins. Bastion's master plan gets one step closer to fruition. And if all that weren't enough...Seline's forces are on the move. More action and drama than any one comic has a right to have! Part 2 (of 4)
32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99

X-MEN FOREVER #5 & 6
Written by CHRIS CLAREMONT
Pencils by TOM GRUMMETT (#5) & PAUL SMITH (#6)
Covers by TOM GRUMMETT
X-Men Forever #5 70th Frame Variant by DAVE COCKRUM & TERRY AUSTIN
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING WRITER CHRIS CLAREMONT'S THRILLING RETURN TO THE X-MEN CONTINUES! The team continues to track down someone they used to think was a teammate, but has now turned out to be an imposter! Somehow, this is all linked to the death of Wolverine, and a big, shadowy organization known only as "The Consortium." PLUS! A whole new story begins with X-Men Forever #6! Comics legends Paul Smith and Terry Austin join the X-Men Forever team! As the X-Men attempt to recoup from brutal recent events, they're tested by an unlikely obstacle. Meanwhile, something big has surfaced in South America--an enemy the battered X-Men will have to face head-on! Plus, a Special 70th Anniversary Frame Variant featuring Dave Cockrum's original Storm design newly inked by Terry Austin!
32 PGS./Rated A ...$3.99

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