Marvel Comics has revealed that the release of Extermination #5 has been pushed back by three weeks. The fifth and final issue in this seismic miniseries centered around the five original members of the X-Men was originally set to be released on Nov. 28, but will now not hit comic shops until Dec. 19. Currently, Marvel has not commented on why exactly this change was made.
Issues #1-3 of Extermination are currently available, with issue #4 slated for an Oct. 31 release. Moreover, the delayed issue #5 teases that, once all is said and done, "the X-Men will never be the same again." The full solicitation text for Extermination #5 can be found below.
EXTERMINATION #5 (OF 5)
- ED BRISSON (W) • PEPE LARRAZ (A)
- Cover by MARK BROOKS
- TEASER VARIANT COVER BY PEPE LARRAZ
- CLASSIFIED VARIANT COVER BY OLIVIER COIPEL
- VIRGIN CLASSIFIED VARIANT COVER BY OLIVIER COIPEL
- CONNECTING VARIANT COVER BY MIKE COIPEL (5 OF 5)
- It all ends here!!! The original five X-Men have taken the fight back to Ahab…but at what cost? Who lives? Who dies? The X-Men will never be the same again.
- 40 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99
Written by Ed Brisson and illustrated by Pepe Larazz, Extermination #5 goes on sale on Dec. 19.