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Emma Frost returns and the Age of X-Man crumbles in Marvel’s May X-Men solicitations

A rundown of every X-Men title (or title featuring the X-Men) being released May 2019.

AiPT!’s first edition of X-Men Monday–featuring Marvel Senior Editor Jordan D. White answering your questions–doesn’t start until February 25, but Marvel’s already answering some of X-Fans’ most-asked questions with their May solicitations.

Now that Cyclops is back from the dead, how soon before he crosses paths with his ex–and current Black King of the Hellfire Club–Emma Frost? May appears to be the answer!

Read on for more covers and solicitations sure to eXcite both Scemma and Jott fans!

UNCANNY X-MEN #17 & #18
MATTHEW ROSENBERG (W)
ISSUE # 17 – Carlos Gomez (A)
ISSUE # 18 – Carlos Villa (A)
Covers by WHILCE PORTACIO

First…the X-Men lose one of their own.

Then…the new Black King of the Hellfire Club makes a move.

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$3.99 (EACH)

WAR OF THE REALMS: UNCANNY X-MEN #2 (of 3)
MATTHEW ROSENBERG (W) • PERE PEREZ (A) • Cover by DAVID YARDIN
VARIANT COVER BY SCOTT WILLIAMS

Sabretooth, tired of being the X-Men’s pet, is back to his bloodthirsty ways once again. Now, joined by Malekith’s forces, he’s determined to make the X-Men bleed for him…

LEGACY #636

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AGE OF X-MAN: THE MARVELOUS X-MEN #4 (of 5)
LONNIE NADLER & ZAC THOMPSON (W) MARCO FAILLA (A)
Cover by PHIL NOTO

THE AGE OF X-MAN CONTINUES!

Is the world beginning to crumble or are the X-Men going mad? The protectors of the perfect planet of peace find themselves pushed to the edge.

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AGE OF X-MAN: NEXTGEN #4 (of 5)
ED BRISSON (W) MARCUS TO (A)
Cover by CHRIS BACHALO

THE AGE OF X-MAN CONTINUES

The Age of X-Man is coming apart at the seams!

The students are working on multiple fronts, but they need to put the pieces together before someone finds out!

Someone may already be onto their trail!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AGE OF X-MAN: THE AMAZING NIGHTCRAWLER #4 (of 5)
SEANAN MCGUIRE (W) JUAN FRIGERI (A)
COVER BY SHANE DAVIS,
MICHELLE DELECKI & DIEGO RODRIGUEZ

THE MOST FORBIDDEN LOVE!

Role model and idol to millions Kurt Wagner (better known as Nightcrawler) may have had a lapse in judgment a few years ago…and only Mystique can lead him to the fruit of his loins!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AGE OF X-MAN: X-TREMISTS #4 (of 5)
LEAH WILLIAMS (W) GEORGES JEANTY (A)
COVER BY RAHZZAH

THE AGE OF X-MAN CONTINUES!

Northstar — the guiding light that keeps the traveler reassured they are going in the right direction. If only the name rang true for poor Jean-Paul…

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AGE OF X-MAN: APOCALYPSE & THE X-TRACTS #3 (of 5)
TIM SEELEY (W) • SALVA ESPIN (A)
Cover by GERARDO SANDOVAL

THE AGE OF X-MAN CONTINUES!

The X-Tracts face the wrath of an X-Man as Colossus attacks! Plus, Dazzler takes on the tongue of Chernobog one-on-one! For a team who believe in love, they’re sure getting in a lot of fights!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AGE OF X-MAN: PRISONER X #3 (of 5)
VITA AYALA (W) • GERMAN PERALTA (A) • Cover by PATCH ZIRCHER

THE AGE OF X-MAN CONTINUES!

One of the inmates holds the key to unlocking their true reality. Is it Beast?

And who is really pulling the strings within the prison walls?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

MR. AND MRS. X #11
KELLY THOMPSON (W) OSCAR  BAZALDUA (A)
Cover by TERRY DODSON

All Hail the King and Queen of Thieves!

The Thieves Guild has come to take what is theirs — where does that leave Rogue and Gambit?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-23 #12
MARIKO TAMAKI (W) • DIEGO OLORTEGUI (A)
Cover by ASHLEY WITTER

What truths lie behind the Harvest Company?

And does it mean the end for Laura and Gabby Kinney?

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-FORCE #7
ED BRISSON (W) • DYLAN BURNETT & DAMIAN COUCEIRO (A)
Cover by PEPE LARRAZ

Stryfe comes face-to-face with Kid Cable!

But which side will X-Force stand with?

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

X-FORCE #8
ED BRISSON (W) DYLAN BURNETT (A)
Cover by PEPE LARRAZ

X-Force is trapped in the future!

But what kind of future is it?

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

DEAD MAN LOGAN #7 (of 12)
ED BRISSON (W) • MIKE HENDERSON (A) • Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY

Enter the Wastelands!

While Logan was in the Marvel Universe, the Wastelands fell even further into armageddon… welcome to your new future, True Believers!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

WOLVERINE: INFINITY WATCH #4 (of 5)
GERRY DUGGAN (W) • ANDY MACDONALD (A)
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

Things are heating up for Logan as he and Loki try to protect the new guardians of Infinity…

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

WOLVERINE: LONG NIGHT ADAPTATION #5 (of 5)
BENJAMIN PERCY (W) MARCIO TAKARA (A)
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

In the thrilling conclusion to this adaptation of Marvel’s hit podcast, Logan finally confronts the serial killer terrorizing Burns, Alaska… But that’s not the only danger he faces as threats abound and conspiracies unravel around him!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

DOMINO: HOTSHOTS #3 (of 5)
GAIL SIMONE (W) DAVID BALDEON (A)
COVER BY R.B. SILVA & GURU-EFX

Behold! The Creation Constellation!

What does it do? You know, besides incite an international arms race between the most powerful governments in the world…

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN: GRAND DESIGN – X-TINCTION #1 (of 2)
ED PISKOR (W) • ED PISKOR (A/C)
CORNER BOX VARIANT COVER BY ED PISKOR
VARIANT COVER BY ED PISKOR

The series that has critics and fans raving returns for its final installment! The ruination of the X-Men revisited! Re-live the now-classic storylines like Mutant Massacre and The Fall of the Mutants. With appearances by Longshot, Cable, and The Marauders! Created soup to nuts by comic book superstar Ed Piskor in the Mighty Marvel Manner!

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$5.99

MAJOR X #3 & #4 (of 6)
ROB LIEFELD (W) • WHILCE PORTACIO (A – ISSUE #3)
BRENT PEEPLES (A – ISSUE #4)
Covers by ROB LIEFELD

With the X-Istence threatened, Major X has no choice but to leap through time to save it. With a little help from Cable and Wolverine, can even the Major overcome the terrible threat of an infamous killer with the initials DP?

32 PGS. (EACH)/Rated T+ …$3.99 (EACH)

DEADPOOL #12
SKOTTIE YOUNG (W) SCOTT HEPBURN (A/C)
GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD LUCK!

The brutal, bloody final battle between Deadpool and Good Night!

Even if Deadpool survives, will this blood ever come off his hands?

I dunno, y’all. I want to write a joke or something here, but this mess is INTENSE!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL #50
ROBBIE THOMPSON (W) JIM TOWE & MATT HORAK (A)
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

THE BIGGEST CLIMAX OF THE BIGGEST MARVEL EVENT OF ALL TIME!

An epic 50th issue — guaranteed to blow your socks off! READ WITH EXTRA SOCKS!

Spider-Man and Deadpool fight the Manipulator for the fate of the entire Marvel Universe!

I HOPE THEY PULL IT OFF! I REALLY LIKE THIS UNIVERSE! I’M SO WORRIED!

40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #5
CHARLES SOULE, CHRIS CLAREMONT & MORE (W) PAULO SIQUEIRA. LUKE ROSS & MORE (A) • Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
VARIANT COVER BY ROB LIEFELD

Welcome to the 1980s, Marvel style! First, Wolverine’s Vigil goes into its fifth decade but doesn’t go the way he planned. Then, join Nightcrawler mid-Cross-Time Caper at the fall of the Berlin Wall! Finally, a tale of one of ’80s Marvel’s biggest creations, that most lethal of protectors, Venom!

40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

CHAMPIONS #5
JIM ZUB (W) • STEVEN CUMMINGS (A) • Cover by Kim Jacinto
MARVEL BATTLE LINES VARIANT COVER BY MAXX LIM

WAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN!

The War of the Realms rages across Midgard, bringing together heroes from across the globe to fight for our world against mythic evil.

In the midst of this chaos, the Champions need…Scott Summers?

Cyclops reunites with the Champions, all grown up!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

SAVAGE AVENGERS #1
GERRY DUGGAN (W) • MIKE DEODATO JR. (A)
Cover by DAVID FINCH
VARIANT COVER BY MIKE DEODATO JR.
VARIANT COVER BY SIMONE BIANCHI
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
VARIANT COVER BY SKOTTIE YOUNG
VARIANT COVER BY LEINIL FRANCIS YU
HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY MOEBIUS
BLANK VARIANT COVER ALSO AVAILABLE

The most savage, most unkillable team of characters in the Marvel Universe is assembled! Wolverine! Venom! Elektra! Punisher! And in their midst – Conan the Barbarian! Conan has returned to the Marvel Universe and his new adventures begin here. What is the City of Sickles? Who is the Marrow God? How is the Hand involved? The roughest and most dangerous characters rumble through this new title starting with…Conan vs. Wolverine? ‘Nuff said.

40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

COSMIC GHOST RIDER DESTROYS MARVEL HISTORY #3 (of 6)
PAUL SCHEER & NICK GIOVANNETTI (W) • Nathan Stockman (A)
COVER BY GERARDO SANDOVAL
Variant cover by Declan Shalvey

Cosmic Ghost Rider becomes an X-Man — whether Charles Xavier likes it or not!

What could make Cosmic Ghost Rider even more powerful? How about slapping some Phoenix Force in there!

Wolverine’s not the only guy with a sweet motorcycle in this issue!

32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

ALPHA FLIGHT #1 FACSIMILE EDITION
Written by JOHN BYRNE • Penciled by JOHN BYRNE
Cover by JOHN BYRNE

In 1983, exploding from the pages of UNCANNY X-MEN, came Canada’s premier super-team: Alpha Flight! Vindicator, Northstar, Aurora, Sasquatch, Snowbird and Shaman — together with new recruits Marrina and Puck — took center stage in an always-surprising series, written and drawn by John Byrne at the peak of his powers! Alpha Flight may have been officially shut down by Department H, but they’re still Canada’s first line of defense when the giant Tundra wreaks havoc! Relive the issue that made stars of Alpha Flight — one of the all-time great Marvel comic books, boldly re-presented in its original form, ads and all! Reprinting ALPHA FLIGHT (1983) #1.

48 PGS./Rated T …$4.99

UNCANNY X-MEN: CYCLOPS AND WOLVERINE TPB
Written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG
Penciled by SALVADOR LARROCA
Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

Cyclops and Wolverine are together again — and they’re mutantkind’s only hope! After the devastating events of “X-Men Disassembled,” it falls to Scott Summers to rebuild the X-Men in the face of overwhelming hatred. Thankfully, he’s not the only X-Man to have just returned from oblivion. Drawing together a new team from the ashes, Cyclops and Wolverine turn their eyes to setting an all-new agenda. Cyclops has a list of matters the X-Men must address — but the Mutant Liberation Front has its own plans! Led by one of the X-Men’s own, the MLF is willing to do whatever it takes to stop the oppression of Homo superior — even if that means killing any mutant who stands in their way! Writer Matthew Rosenberg and returning superstar X-artist Salvador Larroca lead the X-Men into their darkest hour — and beyond! Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN (2018) #11-16.

136 PGS./Rated T+ …$17.99

ISBN: 978-1-302-91582-7

X-FORCE VOL. 1: SINS OF THE PAST TPB
Written by ED BRISSON
Penciled by DYLAN BURNETT & DAMIAN COUCEIRO
Cover by PEPE LARRAZ

The ’90s mutant militia is back, teeth gritted and hot for blood! After decades of combat, the man called Cable has fallen in battle! Now, his original X-Force team of Domino, Cannonball, Shatterstar, Boom-Boom and Warpath reunite to hunt down his murderer and avenge his death! But when their target is a time-traveling younger version of Cable himself, is there a line X-Force cannot cross? And what does Deathlok have to do with this time-traveling insanity? A reckoning will come — and if X-Force is lucky, most of them just might survive it! But wait — according to Cable’s history, he didn’t arrive in the present day until well into adulthood. So what changed to bring his younger self here, now? Prepare to learn the truth, in a high-octane mutant adventure as only the original X-Force can deliver! Collecting X-FORCE (2018) #1-5.

120 PGS./Parental Advisory …$15.99

ISBN: 978-1-302-91573-5

DEAD MAN LOGAN VOL. 1 TPB
Written by ED BRISSON
Penciled by MIKE HENDERSON
Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY

The writing’s on the wall: Old Man Logan is dying. Sick from the Adamantium coating his skeleton, Logan’s search for a cure has led to nothing but dead ends. But for once, he’s actually trying to leave this world with some unfinished business. Can Logan take his last breath without slaughtering the X-Men again? Not if Mysterio has anything to say about it! The villain means to set in motion the mutant massacre at the crux of Old Man Logan’s apocalyptic future timeline. But is someone pulling Mysterio’s strings? The master of illusion’s newest benefactors will surprise you…and Logan! Plus: The return of Logan’s sharpshooting friend from the future, Hawkeye! And a special appearance by your least favorite X-Man! Collecting DEAD MAN LOGAN #1-6.

144 PGS./Parental Advisory …$19.99

ISBN: 978-1-302-91465-3

HULKVERINES TPB
Written by GREG PAK
Penciled by ARIO ANINDITO & GUIU VILANOVA
Cover by GREG LAND

The clash you’ve been waiting for! At last, Weapon H takes on his predecessors: Wolverine and the Hulk! Not long ago, the Weapon X program sought to re-create two of the Marvel Universe’s deadliest warriors. They ended up with Clay, A.K.A. Weapon H, a soldier with Adamantium claws and gamma-juiced blood. But now Wolverine and the Hulk want a piece of the dangerous creation made in their name! And they’re not the only threats coming for Clay. Weapon H’s maker, Dr. Alba, is about to meet the Leader — and the result will transform not only the course of Clay’s life, but also Wolverine and the Hulk! As Marvel’s greatest titans rampage out of control, it’s up to Clay to stop them — but what is one Hulkverine against two? Prepare for the fight of the century! Collecting HULKVERINES #1-3. Plus: Weapon H’s first appearance in TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #22.

128 PGS./Rated T+ …$15.99

ISBN: 978-1-302-91835-4

X-MEN BY ROY THOMAS & NEAL ADAMS HC
Written by ROY THOMAS with DENNIS O’NEIL
Penciled by NEAL ADAMS
Cover by NEAL ADAMS

ON SALE SEPTEMBER 2019

In 1969, with X-MEN on the verge of cancellation, the creative team of Roy Thomas and Neal Adams charted a bold new direction for Marvel’s mutants…and the rest is history! Their epic evolution of the X-Men defines the team to this day. Adams’ lavish and dynamic visuals and Thomas’ challenging and contemporary stories combined to create a book that throbbed with the pulse of the times. Their iconic run introduced the cosmic-powered Havok, the vampiric villain Sauron and the bizarre Mutates, while pairing the X-Men and Ka-Zar in a classic Savage Land battle against the X-Men’s greatest foe — Magneto! Painstakingly restored, packed with bonus material and presented in oversized glory, every page is a testament to the greatest in comic book storytelling! Collecting X-MEN (1963) #56-57 (A STORIES), #58-63 and #65.

208 PGS./Rated T …$39.99

ISBN: 978-1-302-91936-8

Trim size: 9 x 13

NEW X-MEN: THE QUEST FOR MAGIK — THE COMPLETE COLLECTION TPB
Written by CRAIG KYLE, CHRISTOPHER YOST & C.B. CEBULSKI
Penciled by PACO MEDINA, SKOTTIE YOUNG, GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI & MORE
Cover by DAVID FINCH

ON SALE JUNE 2019

X-23’s past returns to haunt the New X-Men! Can she and Hellion rescue Mercury before the horrifying, mutant-eating Predator X is unleashed? Then, the demonic Belasco pulls the X-Mansion into Limbo — and he’s looking for Magik! Illyana Rasputin has returned to life, and Belasco will put the New X-Men through literal hell until he finds her! With the team scattered, wounded and terrified, all hope seems lost. But Illyana has arrived, mad as hell — and she wants her soul back! Can Pixie, of all people, help save the day? And when Magik’s quest catches the attention of the other demon lords, the X-Men must help Illyana find herself before an ancient evil is unleashed! Collecting NEW X-MEN (2004) #33-39, #40-42 (A STORIES) and #43; X-INFERNUS #1-4 and SAGA; and material from X-MEN UNLIMITED (2004) #14 and X-MEN: DIVIDED WE STAND #2.

392 PGS./Rated T+ …$39.99

ISBN: 978-1-302-91837-8

NEW MUTANTS BY ABNETT & LANNING: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION VOL. 2 TPB
Written by DAN ABNETT, ANDY LANNING & KIERON GILLEN
Penciled by LEANDRO FERNANDEZ, DAVID LOPEZ, CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO, FELIX RUIZ & KLEBS JR.
Cover by KRIS ANKA

ON SALE JUNE 2019

Abnett and Lanning’s electrifying run concludes with a bang! The team returns to the scene of Cypher’s death, only to confront an evil reanimated into a terrifying new form of horror. On an island consumed by a super-virus, the New Mutants fall one by one… Then, the worlds of mutantkind and gods collide when a forgotten hero returns! But will the truth behind this hero’s exile consume Loki and the New Mutants? But wait, there’s more! Undead cannibals on the loose! San Francisco turned inside out by forbidden magic! And what do Doctor Strange and the Defenders want with the New Mutants? Plus: Cannonball and Karma return — but why are they suddenly years older? And what’s up with the Warlock tech they’re wearing? Collecting NEW MUTANTS (2009) #38-50, EXILED #1 and JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (2011) #637-638.

360 PGS./Rated T+ …$34.99

ISBN: 978-1-302-91143-0

DECADES: MARVEL IN THE ’90S – THE MUTANT X-PLOSION TPB
Written by ALAN DAVIS, LARRY HAMA, PETER DAVID, FABIAN NICIEZA, SCOTT LOBDELL, JEPH LOEB, JOE KELLY & JOE CASEY
Penciled by ALAN DAVIS, MARC SILVESTRI, JOE QUESADA, RICHARD BENNETT, CHRIS BACHALO, STEVE SKROCE, JOE MADUREIRA, ADAM POLLINA, ED MCGUINNESS & JOSE LADRONN
Cover by JOE QUESADA

Celebrate 80 years of Marvel Comics, decade by decade — and see how Marvel’s mighty mutants dominated the Notorious Nineties! As the X-Men’s popularity exploded, the X-books were the place to be — and there sure were a lot of them! From EXCALIBUR to the radically revised X-FACTOR to two (count ’em, two) books for the X-Men alone! Generation X learned the ropes, while X-Force kicked butt! Wolverine searched for secrets of his past, Cable struggled with his destiny, X-Man explored our strange new world and Deadpool began his rise to superstardom! But which ’90s nemesis would prove most deadly: the Legacy virus or the mansion’s latest inhabitant…Sabretooth?! Collecting EXCALIBUR (1988) #42, WOLVERINE (1988) #48, X-FACTOR (1986) #87, X-MEN (1991) #27, GENERATION X (1994) #4, X-MAN #5, UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) #328, X-FORCE (1991) #55, DEADPOOL (1997) #2 and CABLE (1993) #64.

240 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99

ISBN: 978-1-302-91772-2

ADVENTURES OF SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1 GN-TPB
Written by NEL YOMTOV, MICHAEL HIGGINS & RALPH MACCHIO
Penciled by ALEX SAVIUK, ANDY KUHN & BEN HERRERA
Cover by JOHN ROMITA SR.

Action-packed adventures of the amazing arachnid, told in awesome animated style! Tune in as Spider-Man takes on some of his most fearsome foes — with a few surprises along the way! Aerial combat is in store as Spidey faces the Vulture’s rage — but can he stand in the way of the rampaging Rhino’s revenge? Then, the wall-crawler finds himself squarely in the Punisher’s sights! And when Hammerhead strikes, he strikes hard! But when Spider-Man ends up on the wrong end of clobberin’ time in an encounter with the Fantastic Four, who’s the one pulling the strings? Plus: Web-Head joins the X-Men’s Beast and Gambit in battle with Mister Sinister to save the life of a young mutant! Collecting ADVENTURES OF SPIDER-MAN #1-6 and ADVENTURES OF THE X-MEN #3.

168 PGS./All Ages …$12.99

ISBN: 978-1-302-91779-1

Trim size: 6 x 9

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