As Fred Van Lente Joins Greg Pak On Weapon X, The Story Change… To The Hunt For Weapon H

The Weapon X series from Marvel, starting its new storyline before Marvel Legacy with Weapon X #7, Origin Of A Monster, has seen it change name to The Hunt For Weapon H, spinning out of the recent Wolverine/Totally Awesome Hulk crossover, and quite a lot of plot detail too. It looks like they have decided that Weapon H survives! This was the original solicit for Weapon X #7.

WEAPON X #7
GREG PAK (W) • MARC BORSTELMANN (A)
Cover by SKAN
“ORIGIN OF A MONSTER” – PART ONE!
• The newly reformed Weapon X program took DNA from the most savage genetic anomalies in the world to create a rage-filled behemoth of epic proportions. But before they meddled with nature, they started with man… Who volunteered to be experimented on, and what made them the perfect test subject? FIND OUT HERE!

It is now…

WEAPON X #7
(W) Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente (A) Ibraim Roberson, Marc Borstel (CA) Skan
THE HUNT FOR WEAPON H PART 1
Weapon H, a terrifying combination of the Hulk and Wolverine’s DNA, is the deadliest experiment to ever come out of the Weapon X Program – and they’ve officially lost control of him. Old Man Logan, Sabretooth, Lady Deathstrike, Warpath and Domino race to find Weapon H, but what happens if he loses control before they can find him? FIND OUT HERE!

Similar changes are happening to the subsequent issues. The original Weapon X #8 solicits which read

WEAPON X #8
GREG PAK (W) • MARC BORSTEL (A)
Cover by SKAN
VENOMIZED WEAPON H VARIANT COVER BY GREG LAND WHAT IS THE SECRET OF WEAPON H?
• Doctor Alba’s macabre experiments for the Weapon X program turned one of America’s Finest into a behemoth imbued with genetics gifts of the Hulk and Wolverine.
• Despite countless iterations, only he survived… What made him the perfect vessel for the curse? And how far will Doctor Alba go to recover her success story?

Now read,

WEAPON X 8
(W) Fred Van Lente, Greg Pak (A) Marc Borstel, Ibraim Roberson (CA) Skan
THE HUNT FOR WEAPON H: PART 2
• Doctor Alba’s macabre experiments for the Weapon X program turned one of America’s Finest into a behemoth imbued with genetics gifts of the Hulk and Wolverine.
• Despite countless iterations, only he survived… What made him the perfect vessel for the curse? And how far will Doctor Alba go to recover her success story?

And for Weapon X #9 the original solicits…

WEAPON X #9
Greg Pak & Fred Van Lente (W)
Marc Borstel & Ibraim Roberson (A)
Cover by SKAN
“THE SEARCH FOR WEAPON H” CONTINUES!
• Old Man Logan and the gang are still one step behind Weapon X in finding this new Hulk/Wolverine-like creature.
• The only person who can point them in the right direction? Reverend Stryker!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Have been changed to

WEAPON X #9
(W) Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente (A) Marc Borstel, Ibraim Roberson (CA) Skan
THE HUNT FOR WEAPON H: PART 3
• SABERTOOTH believes WEAPON H must die, but OLD MAN LOGAN is intent on stopping him before he can.
• Weapon H is looking for answers, but only finds more questions and a more violent path.
• Will Logan find Weapon H before its purpose is fulfilled?
• Guest starring ALL-NEW WOLVERINE

And for #10, the following…

WEAPON X #10
Greg Pak & Fred Van Lente (W)
Marc Borstel & Ibraim Roberson (A)
Cover by STONEHOUSE
• Weapon H, a creature with the powers of the Hulk and Wolverine with absolutely no control…
• …versus Old Man Logan, a grizzled and slower Wolverine.
• ’Nuff said!

…is now…

WEAPON X #10
(W) Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente (A) Marc Borstel, Ibraim Roberson (CA) Stonehouse
THE HUNT FOR WEAPON H: PART 4
• LOGAN learns there is a facility with information on WEAPON H’s past
• Weapon H is under
• Will SABERTOOTH find a way to kill Weapon H before its past is uncovered?

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