Last week, Marvel Comics released its August 2018 solicitations and then immediately made some changes. Two of the annuals, Cable and Deadpool Annual #1 and Astonishing X-Men Annual #1, were both solicited at $3.99 with 32 pages. Not long after Marvel changed the annuals to $4.99 for 40 pages with no reason given.
The updated solicit info is below.
ASTONISHING X-MEN ANNUAL #1
MATTHEW ROSENBERG (W) • Travel Foreman (A)
Cover by ROD REIS
VARIANT COVER BY KHARY RANDOLPH
Jean Grey and the original X-Men reunite! Following her resurrection, Jean Grey can no longer make sense of her life since becoming an X-Man. Who better to relate to this than Hank McCoy, Warren Worthington III and Bobby Drake? But this reunion will prove bittersweet when they're joined by an unexpected guest...the former Professor Charles Xavier, X! Why has X revealed himself to his former students? And what strange mission does he want to send them on?
40 PGS./Rated T+ ...$4.99
CABLE AND DEADPOOL ANNUAL #1
David F. Walker (W) • Paco Diaz and others (A)
COVER BY Chris Stevens
VARIANT COVER BY TBA
THE TIME IS NIGH!
History's favorite duo are back together, and just in time! When Deadpool is hired to protect a woman from time-hopping villains, it's only a matter of time until he breaks the timestream. Fortunately, his old pal Cable has some experience with that. But dark secrets have put the client, and reality itself, in more danger than either of our heroes could have foreseen! David F. Walker, Paco Diaz, and a host of stellar guest artists take Cable and Deadpool on an adventure of epic proportions!
40 PGS. /Rated T+ ...$4.99