Well, now Fantastic Four #5, the wedding special. is jumping in size from a 40-page story by Dan Slott to a 60-page story, as part of a 72-page comic book rather than the original 64-pages. Oh and $7.99 rather than $5.99.
Here is the new solicitation.
FANTASTIC FOUR #5
(W) Dan Slott (A) Aaron Kuder, Adam Hughes, Michael Allred (CA) Esad Ribic
SPECIAL 650th ISSUE SPECTACULAR!
The wedding that’s been years in the making…Ben and Alicia say “I do!”
No bait. No switch. Not a dream. Not a hoax. And we swear, not a single Skrull around. This is really happening! From the book that brought you the first, best and longest running super hero marriage in comics, we give you…the wedding of Ben Grimm and Alicia Masters! Featuring an untold tale of the courtship of Ben and Alicia. A bachelor party that only Johnny Storm could throw. And a very special ceremony brought to you in the Mighty Marvel Manner. Rated T In Shops: Dec 26, 2018 Final Orders Due: Nov 19, 2018 SRP: $7.99
Fantastic Four #5 is one of the only four end-of-the-year Marvel titles on sale on the 26th of December, alongside Superior Spider-Man #1, Uncanny X-Men #7 and X-Force #1.
Go on, let’s have their solicits as well…
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #1 SG
(W) Christos Gage (A) Mike Hawthorne (CA) Travis Charest
A SPIDER-GEDDON TIE-IN!
Otto Octavius leaves the moniker of Doctor Octopus behind and once again becomes THE SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN! If you think you’ve already read the most intense and surprisingly heartbreaking Superior Spider-Man story, prepare to be wrong. Otto is going to prove to the world that he’s the most effective and (to him at least) the best super hero in the world. But when a villain that overpowers him by so much shows up in San Francisco, there’s no way Ock can win, right? Can you see Otto smirking from where you’re reading this?
Rated T In Shops: Dec 26, 2018 Final Orders Due: Nov 19, 2018 SRP: $3.99
UNCANNY X-MEN #7
(W) Ed Brisson, Kelly Thompson, Matthew Rosenberg (A) Pere Perez (CA) Elizabeth Torque
X-MEN DISASSEMBLED CONTINUES!
Just when things didn’t look like they could get worse… The ride of the Four Horsemen of Salvation? The coming of X-Man? And…a return to the AGE OF APOCALYPSE? The weekly epic that threatens to leave the X-Men in tatters rolls on toward its explosive conclusion!
Rated T+In Shops: Dec 26, 2018 Final Orders Due: Nov 19, 2018 SRP: $3.99
(W) Ed Brisson (A) Dylan Burnett (CA) Pepe Larraz
FROM THE ASHES OF EXTERMINATION!
Cable is dead…and now, the original X-Force team of Domino, Cannonball, Shatterstar, Boom Boom and Warpath. must hunt down the murderer of their former leader! The mutant militia are hot for blood…but when their target is the time-traveling younger version of their fallen mentor, is there a line they absolutely cannot cross? And what does Deathlok have to do with all of it? From Ed Brisson (EXTERMINATION, OLD MAN LOGAN) and Dylan Burnett (COSMIC GHOST RIDER), comes an all-new, high-octane mutant adventure! A reckoning will come!
Parental Advisory In Shops: Dec 26, 2018 Final Orders Due: Nov 19, 2018 SRP: $4.99