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Comic books in 'X-Men Messiah War'

  • Issue #1
    X-Men Future History The Messiah War Sourcebook (2009) 1

    Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS and JEPH YORK. Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI. The Messiah War has been raging since the conclusion of MESSIAH COMPLEX, the storyline that critics and fans agree was the X-event of the decade! Now, it all comes to a blistering conclusion in the awesome crossover that unites Cable and X-Force against the toughest foes the future can throw at them! The MESSIAH WAR HANDBOOK will cross all the timelines we have to in order to introduce you to the bad guys; take you inside the motives of the major players; and highlight their strengths, weaknesses, strategies and weapons: It's the intelligence briefing you'll need to take part in the war! In short, we're gonna be strapping a mutant baby to your chest and saying, 'Go get 'em, soldier!' Are you ready to join the few and the proud in the final fight for mutant survival? Plus: Get the inside scoop from the creators themselves: MESSIAH WAR architects Duane Swierczynski, Christopher Yost and Craig Kyle; and the awesome art combo of Ariel Olivetti and Clayton Crain! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1
    X-Men The Times and Life of Lucas Bishop (2009 Marvel) 1

    Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Pencils by LARRY STROHMAN Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI 'Memories of the Monster'-By now you know that Lucas Bishop-former cop, renegade X-Man-refuses to rest until he's killed the so-called 'mutant messiah.' But do you know why? To answer that question you have to look into Bishop's past...which actually means jumping 50 years into the future, when his parents barely escaped a nuclear holocaust, only to land in the most brutal 'mutant relocation' camp in the world. There, a young Bishop first heard the horror stories about the green-eyed monster that ushered in the the downfall of mutantkind, and swore vengeance - embarking on a life-long, time-hopping mission that begins here, in this special three-part mini-series. You haven't heard the 'Messiah Complex' story until you've heard Bishop's side of the story... 32 PGS./Rated T+... $3.99 Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #2
    X-Men The Times and Life of Lucas Bishop (2009 Marvel) 2

    Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Penciled by LARRY STROMAN Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI The untold story of Lucas Bishop, renegade X-Man, continues here! Seventy years in the future, a young Bishop makes the hard journey from petty street thief to hero cop-but along the way, learns more about the green-eyed girl who damned mutants everywhere to a life of suffering and death. But when a time portal opens up, Bishop is given a glimpse of mutant life in the past... and a glimmer of hope in an otherwise murky future. 32 PGS./Rated T+...$3.99 Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #3
    X-Men The Times and Life of Lucas Bishop (2009 Marvel) 3

    Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Penciled by LARRY STROMAN Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI 'HIS NAME IS BISHOP, AND NOTHING WILL EVER BE THE SAME' The untold story of renegade X-Man Lucas Bishop concludes here! He was born into bondage. Forced into a life of crime on the streets of a hard future. Slowly, though, Lucas BIshop transformed himself into an agent of justice...a hero cop. But now that his greatest enemy has ripped a hole in time itself, Bishop realizes that he may have been put on this earth for more than a tin badge. He might have been put here to set everything right, because he's the only X-Man alive who knows how wrong it's going to be... 32 PGS./Rated T+...$3.99 Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #11
    Cable (2008 2nd Series) 11

    Prelude to War: Wasteland Blues: Part 1 of 2 -Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art by JAMIE MCKELVIE & ARIEL OLIVETTI Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI Deep in the future, Cable and the now seven-year-old mutant messiah find themselves in the middle of humanity's last stand. And humanity loses! Cable is forced to timeslide into an uncertain future, hoping to find survivors, or food, or water... anything. But the longer Cable and the girl wander, the greater the devastation. As they fight to survive out in the barren wastelands, the girl starts to ask Cable the tough questions he's been dreading-namely: who am I, and why do some people want me dead? 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #12
    Cable (2008 2nd Series) 12

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    Prelude to War: Wasteland Blues: Part 2 of 2 - Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art by JAMIE MCKELVIE & ARIEL OLIVETTI Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI For more than seven years, Cable has focused on one thing: protecting the little girl who he believes will grow up to become the savior of mutantkind. But now they've timeslid into a barren, lifeless pocket of the future, where there's no food, no water, and no way out. When Cable collapses from hunger and exhaustion, the girl faces the first challenge of her young life: saving her protector. 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #1A
    X-Force Cable Messiah War (2009) 1A

    Cover by KAARE ANDREWS. Written by CRAIG KYLE & CHRISTOPHER YOST Art by MIKE CHOI & SONIA OBACK. The birth of a single mutant child forever changed the landscape of the X-Universe. Some see the baby as the last hope for mutankind's survival; others see it as the bringer of the Apocalypse... No one knows which side is right because Cyclops handed the newborn over to Cable, believing his son could save both the child and mutantkind. But Cable never came back. Now, months later, Cyclops has found his son hiding in the FUTURE... and he's sending in the one team that will do what needs to be done in order to ensure the survival of their species... X-FORCE. The X-Men event of the decade, 'MESSIAH COMPLEX,' continues here as the past, present and future converge in the pages of X-FORCE and CABLE. Continues next month in the pages of CABLE #13 and X-FORCE #14! 48 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ ...$3.99 Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #13C
    Cable (2008 2nd Series) 13C
    Published Jun 2009 by Marvel.

    2nd Printing Wraparound Cover by Ariel Olivetti. X-Force/Cable Messiah War: Part 2 - Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Pencils by ARIEL OLIVETTI. The sequel to 2007's MESSIAH COMPLEX continues here! Cyclops has complete faith that his son, Cable, will do everything he can to protect the so-called mutant messiah - who he believes will save mutantkind. But he also knows what havoc former X-Man Lucas Bishop has wreaked in the nightmarish future. So now he's sent his black ops team, the X-Force, on a risky, time-traveling mission to save Cable and the child, completely unaware that there's something else waiting for them in the future. Something not even Bishop was counting on... 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #13A
    Cable (2008 2nd Series) 13A

    Cover by Kaare Andrews. X-Force/Cable Messiah War: Part 2 - Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Pencils by ARIEL OLIVETTI. The sequel to 2007's MESSIAH COMPLEX continues here! Cyclops has complete faith that his son, Cable, will do everything he can to protect the so-called mutant messiah - who he believes will save mutantkind. But he also knows what havoc former X-Man Lucas Bishop has wreaked in the nightmarish future. So now he's sent his black ops team, the X-Force, on a risky, time-traveling mission to save Cable and the child, completely unaware that there's something else waiting for them in the future. Something not even Bishop was counting on... 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #13B
    Cable (2008 2nd Series) 13B
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    X-Force/Cable Messiah War: Part 2 - Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Pencils by ARIEL OLIVETTI. The sequel to 2007's MESSIAH COMPLEX continues here! Cyclops has complete faith that his son, Cable, will do everything he can to protect the so-called mutant messiah - who he believes will save mutantkind. But he also knows what havoc former X-Man Lucas Bishop has wreaked in the nightmarish future. So now he's sent his black ops team, the X-Force, on a risky, time-traveling mission to save Cable and the child, completely unaware that there's something else waiting for them in the future. Something not even Bishop was counting on... 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #14A
    X-Force (2008 3rd Series) 14A
    Published Jun 2009 by Marvel.

    Cover by Kaare Andrews. Written by Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost. Pencils by Clayton Crain. 'X-FORCE/CABLE: MESSIAH WAR'-STRYFE STRIKES! Cable and X-Force's greatest nemisis returns! The X-event of the decade continues in MESSIAH WAR, and things go from 'bad' to 'worst case scenario' as X-Force and Cable struggle to keep Hope alive. While Cyclops fights to keep X-Force's involvement a secret in the present, Cable and Wolverine butt heads in the future over control of the child. Making matters worse, a member of X-Force abandons the team as an army of darkness descends upon them, leaving the team a man down with their backs to the wall. Past, present and future collide as the war for Mutantkind's survival continues. Part 3 (of 7) 32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #14B
    X-Force (2008 3rd Series) 14B
    Published Jun 2009 by Marvel.
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    • Witnessed Sig: Clayton Crain on 06/12/2019. Clayton Crain Variant.
    • Label #76BF92-162

    Variant Cover by KAARE ANDREWS. Written by CRAIG KYLE & CHRISTOPHER YOST Pencils by CLAYTON CRAIN 'X-FORCE/CABLE: MESSIAH WAR'-STRYFE STRIKES! Cable and X-Force's greatest nemisis returns! The X-event of the decade continues in MESSIAH WAR, and things go from 'bad' to 'worst case scenario' as X-Force and Cable struggle to keep Hope alive. While Cyclops fights to keep X-Force's involvement a secret in the present, Cable and Wolverine butt heads in the future over control of the child. Making matters worse, a member of X-Force abandons the team as an army of darkness descends upon them, leaving the team a man down with their backs to the wall. Past, present and future collide as the war for Mutantkind's survival continues. Part 3 (of 7) 32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #14REP
    X-Force (2008 3rd Series) 14REP
    Published Jun 2009 by Marvel.

    SECOND PRINTING. Cover by Clayton Crain. Written by Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost. Pencils by Clayton Crain. 'X-FORCE/CABLE: MESSIAH WAR'-STRYFE STRIKES! Cable and X-Force's greatest nemisis returns! The X-event of the decade continues in MESSIAH WAR, and things go from 'bad' to 'worst case scenario' as X-Force and Cable struggle to keep Hope alive. While Cyclops fights to keep X-Force's involvement a secret in the present, Cable and Wolverine butt heads in the future over control of the child. Making matters worse, a member of X-Force abandons the team as an army of darkness descends upon them, leaving the team a man down with their backs to the wall. Past, present and future collide as the war for Mutantkind's survival continues. Part 3 (of 7) 32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #14C
    Cable (2008 2nd Series) 14C
    Published Jul 2009 by Marvel.

    X-FORCE/CABLE: MESSIAH WAR: PART 4- 2nd Printing Variant. Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art by ARIEL OLIVETTI. The sequel to 2007's MESSIAH COMPLEX continues here!For the first time, Cable's been separated from the girl he's sworn to raise and protect - Hope, the so-called 'Mutant Messiah' - and now she's in the hands of his greatest enemy! Meanwhile, X-Force, sent by Cyclops on a desperate rescue mission to the deep future, scrambles to find their way out of a trap that will kill them in matter of hours. And if that's not enough, an old - some might say ancient - enemy of the X-Men has reared his ugly head one last time... 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #14A
    Cable (2008 2nd Series) 14A

    X-FORCE/CABLE: MESSIAH WAR: PART 4- Cover by KAARE ANDREWS Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art by ARIEL OLIVETTI. The sequel to 2007's MESSIAH COMPLEX continues here! For the first time, Cable's been separated from the girl he's sworn to raise and protect - Hope, the so-called 'Mutant Messiah' - and now she's in the hands of his greatest enemy! Meanwhile, X-Force, sent by Cyclops on a desperate rescue mission to the deep future, scrambles to find their way out of a trap that will kill them in matter of hours. And if that's not enough, an old - some might say ancient - enemy of the X-Men has reared his ugly head one last time... 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #14B
    Cable (2008 2nd Series) 14B

    X-FORCE/CABLE: MESSIAH WAR: PART 4- Variant Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art by ARIEL OLIVETTI. The sequel to 2007's MESSIAH COMPLEX continues here!For the first time, Cable's been separated from the girl he's sworn to raise and protect - Hope, the so-called 'Mutant Messiah' - and now she's in the hands of his greatest enemy! Meanwhile, X-Force, sent by Cyclops on a desperate rescue mission to the deep future, scrambles to find their way out of a trap that will kill them in matter of hours. And if that's not enough, an old - some might say ancient - enemy of the X-Men has reared his ugly head one last time... 32 PGS./Rated T+ Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #15A
    X-Force (2008 3rd Series) 15A
    Published Jul 2009 by Marvel.

    Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN. Written by CRAIG KYLE and CHRISTOPHER YOST. Art by CLAYTON CRAIN. 'X-FORCE/CABLE: MESSIAH WAR'-The War heats up! As Stryfe gets even closer to learning the secret of Hope Summers, Bishop has no choice but to make his move. X-Force has split into two strike teams... but only betrayal and death await them. And the choice Archangel makes will change everything. Plus, the battle a millennia in the making... CABLE vs. STRYFE. Part 5 (of 7) 32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #15B
    X-Force (2008 3rd Series) 15B
    Published Jul 2009 by Marvel.
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    • CBCS Authentic Signature
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    • Witnessed Sig: Clayton Crain on 11/02/2019. Clayton Crain Variant.
    • Label #FAF6EC-124

    Variant Cover by KAARE ANDREWS. Written by CRAIG KYLE & CHRISTOPHER YOST Pencils by CLAYTON CRAIN 'X-FORCE/CABLE: MESSIAH WAR'-The War heats up! As Stryfe gets even closer to learning the secret of Hope Summers, Bishop has no choice but to make his move. X-Force has split into two strike teams... but only betrayal and death await them. And the choice Archangel makes will change everything. Plus, the battle a millennia in the making... CABLE vs. STRYFE. Part 5 (of 7) 32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #15A
    Cable (2008 2nd Series) 15A

    Cover by KAARE ANDREWS. X-FORCE/CABLE: MESSIAH WAR: PART 6 - Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI. Art by ARIEL OLIVETTI. 'One thousand years from now, Cable is having a very, very bad day. His own father doubts his ability to protect the mutant messiah. His former team, X-Force, has shown up to bring him back to the present, whether he likes it or not. Not one, but two of Cable's oldest and deadliest enemies threaten to annihilate them all. And now even Hope, the mutant messiah he's raised since birth, is starting to wonder if Cable's the right man for the job of keeping her alive...The penultimate chapter of 'Messiah War' -- the sequel to the groundbreaking, game-changing 'Messiah Complex' -- is here! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #15B
    Cable (2008 2nd Series) 15B

    Variant Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI. X-FORCE/CABLE: MESSIAH WAR: PART 6 - Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI. Art by ARIEL OLIVETTI 'One thousand years from now, Cable is having a very, very bad day. His own father doubts his ability to protect the mutant messiah. His former team, X-Force, has shown up to bring him back to the present, whether he likes it or not. Not one, but two of Cable's oldest and deadliest enemies threaten to annihilate them all. And now even Hope, the mutant messiah he's raised since birth, is starting to wonder if Cable's the right man for the job of keeping her alive...The penultimate chapter of 'Messiah War' -- the sequel to the groundbreaking, game-changing 'Messiah Complex' -- is here! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #16A
    X-Force (2008 3rd Series) 16A
    Published Aug 2009 by Marvel.

    Cover by KAARE ANDREWS. Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE Pencils by CLAYTON CRAIN 50/50 'MESSIAH WAR'-The MESSIAH WAR's final battle has begun, but both Wolverine and Cable know the horrible truth...they simply cannot win. Stryfe is too powerful and Bishop's plan to kill Hope has destroyed the future of mutantkind. Their only chance of survival lies in a threat deadlier than anything they face now. The end is here. Part 7 (of 7) 32 PGS./Parental Advisory ...$2.99 Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #16B
    X-Force (2008 3rd Series) 16B
    Published Aug 2009 by Marvel.
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    • Witnessed Sig: Clayton Crain on 06/12/2019. Clayton Crain Variant.
    • Label #76BF92-163

    Variant Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN. Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST & CRAIG KYLE Pencils by CLAYTON CRAIN 'MESSIAH WAR'-The MESSIAH WAR's final battle has begun, but both Wolverine and Cable know the horrible truth...they simply cannot win. Stryfe is too powerful and Bishop's plan to kill Hope has destroyed the future of mutantkind. Their only chance of survival lies in a threat deadlier than anything they face now. The end is here. Part 7 (of 7) 32 PGS./Parental Advisory Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    X-Force HC (2008-2009 3rd Series Collections) By Kyle and Yost 3-1ST

    MESSIAH WAR: AFTERMATH - Volume 3 - 1st printing. "Not Forgotten!" Collects X-Force (2008 3rd Series) #12-13 and 17-20. Written by CRAIG KYLE and CHRISTOPHER YOST. Art by CLAYTON CRAIN, MIKE CHOI and SONIA OBACK. Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN. 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? The wait is over. Find out who lives and who dies. Hardcover, 120 pages, full color. Parental Advisory Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    X-Force/Cable Messiah War HC (2009 Marvel) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects X-Men: Times and Life of Lucas Bishop (2009) #1-3, Cable (2008 2nd Series) #11-15, X-Force (2008 3rd Series) #14-16, X-Force/Cable: Messiah War (2009) and X-Men: Future/History - Messiah War Sourcebook (2009).

    Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI, CRAIG KYLE, and CHRISTOPHER YOST. Art by LARRY STROMAN, JAMIE McKELVIE, ARIEL OLIVETTI, CLAYTON CRAIN, MIKE CHOI and SONIA OBACK. Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI.

    It's the exciting sequel to 2007's Messiah Complex!

    The birth of a single mutant child forever changed the landscape of the X-Universe. Some see the baby as the last hope for mutantkind's survival; others see it as the bringer of the Apocalypse...No one knows which side is right because Cyclops handed the newborn over to Cable, believing his son could save both the child and mutantkind. But Cable never came back. Now, months later, Cyclops has found his son hiding in the FUTURE...and he's sending in the one team that will do what needs to be done in order to ensure the survival of their species...X-FORCE.

    The X-Men event of the decade, "MESSIAH COMPLEX," reverberates here as the past, present and future converge.

    Hardcover, 368 pages, full color. PGS./Rated T+

    Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    X-Force/Cable Messiah War TPB (2009 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Collects X-Men: Times and Life of Lucas Bishop (2009) #1-3, Cable (2008 2nd Series) #11-15, X-Force (2008 3rd Series) #14-16, X-Force/Cable: Messiah War (2009) and X-Men: Future/History - Messiah War Sourcebook (2009).

    Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI, CRAIG KYLE, and CHRISTOPHER YOST. Art by LARRY STROMAN, JAMIE McKELVIE, ARIEL OLIVETTI, CLAYTON CRAIN, MIKE CHOI and SONIA OBACK. Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI.

    It's the exciting sequel to 2007's Messiah Complex!

    The birth of a single mutant child forever changed the landscape of the X-Universe. Some see the baby as the last hope for mutantkind's survival; others see it as the bringer of the Apocalypse...No one knows which side is right because Cyclops handed the newborn over to Cable, believing his son could save both the child and mutantkind. But Cable never came back. Now, months later, Cyclops has found his son hiding in the FUTURE...and he's sending in the one team that will do what needs to be done in order to ensure the survival of their species...X-FORCE.

    The X-Men event of the decade, "MESSIAH COMPLEX," reverberates here as the past, present and future converge.

    Softcover, 368 pages, full color. PGS./Rated T+

    Cover price $34.99.