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Cable Returns in CABLE AND X-FORCE

They will battle the threats no one else can.

We know Cable barely survived X-SANCTION. Where's he been since then? NOW is the time we find out. NOW as in Marvel NOW! Marvel has just announced what the teaser featuring Hopeless and Larroca's name means.

This December, the deadliest mutant team of all debuts in Cable And X-Force #1, beginning the all-new ongoing series from rising star creators Dennis Hopeless (X-Men: Season One) and Salvador Larroca (Invincible Iron Man). As part of Marvel NOW!, Cable And X-Force joins a number of titles that will take the Marvel Universe in an exciting all-new direction, as the industry’s top creators join the top Super Heroes to deliver all-new ongoing series, great for new and lapsed readers alike!

Cable is back NOW! He has a new X-Force consisting of Colossus, Forge, Domino and Dr. Nemesis and they are all caught red-handed at the scene of a terrorist attack on a major American corporation whose CEO has expressed anti-mutant views. Now Cable and X-Force are on the run, with the Uncanny Avengers in hot pursuit.

“The X-Force that Cable’s leading is a group of outlaws trying to save the world,” explained Dennis Hopeless in an interview with “They’re fugitives being chased across the globe and doing what good they can while always looking back over their shoulders. There’s not much room for error on this team.”

Marvel NOW! is the culmination of Marvel ReEvolution, the groundbreaking new initiative to evolve the comic book experience through innovation. With Cable And X-Force, Marvel NOW!ensures fans will find out just what it takes to be a hero when everyone thinks you’re the villain!
“We knew the return of Cable had to be big and this is going to be one of the most explosiveMarvel NOW! launches, " said Axel Alonso, Editor in Chief, Marvel Entertainment. “Dennis and Salvador are bringing a new look and feel to the X-Force, with a story that hearkens back to the core themes that made them such a phenomenon while moving them forward in an exciting way.”

Each issue of Cable And X-Force includes a code for a free digital copy on the Marvel Comics app for iOS and Android devices. Additionally, each issue of Cable And X-Force features special augmented reality content available exclusive through the Marvel AR app – including cover recaps, behind the scenes features and more that add value to your reading experience at no additional cost.

“Not only does every book with the Marvel NOW! logo feature a new superstar creative team and blockbuster story, but they also come with all-new incentives for our retailer partners,” explained David Gabriel, Senior Vice-President of Sales, Marvel Entertainment.. “We want to make sure every comic shop nationwide is fully stocked to meet the high demand we’re already seeing forMarvel NOW! And want to make sure their voices are heard throughout this exciting time. Stay tuned for more news on how Marvel will be working directly with retailers to make sure our programs address their needs.”

An all-new series! All-new team! All-new enemies! This is Cable And X-Force NOW!





170 CommentsRefresh
Posted by haydenclaireheroes

I might just get this for the return of Cable

Posted by Dakens son

Is it me or dr.Nemesis looks like Kabal from Mortal Kombat?

Posted by SoA

im really not sure about this

Posted by JamDamage

I don't like Dr. Nemesis's suit. I do really like the character tho. Hope he's written the right way. When did Forge come back from the dead? He's such and underreated character.

Posted by Austri

interesting O_o

Posted by jcbart

I'm just waiting for the "Killers" teaser to be a relaunched core X-Force, with Psylocke in command.

Posted by Wolverclean

@mattwing87: well i think it has to just do with the terrorist attack that happens

Posted by TheAmazingImmortalMan

Cable's back then I'm buying! and Dr. Nemesis' new getup is pretty bad ass

Posted by UltorOscariot

Forge is back, Colossus has hair, Domino is the mix, Dr. Nemesis and Kabal from MK3 have the same tailor, and Cable probably had Forge rig that arm thing up and looks like he's ordered a Solid Eye system from Otacon. I'll give it a shot.

Posted by SavageDragon

This looks cool. Im still kinda bummed that the Uncanny X-force team is coming to an end . Oh well. Marvel NOW will be exciting.

Posted by Vicfactotum

@k4tzm4n: Ha. Can't unsee. Nice.

Posted by Mutant God

i dont like the name.

rather have pixie or martha instead of forge and warpath instead of colossus

Posted by csguterres

@Emperormeister734 said:

Wait wasn't Forge dead

Do you still believe in things like that? LOL

BUT, Forge died in a very very lame story (I personally think that was the worst X-Men story I've ever read). If they just pretend it never happened, I'm ok with it.

Posted by cuddles666

Not impressed. I'll try the first issue anyway though.

Posted by HexThis

Where. the. f%$#. is. Boom Boom?

Posted by matt_cable

I'm all about more orange and grey in superhero outfits.

Posted by csguterres

They cancelled Uncanny X-Force in favor of Cable and X-Force right?

I'm actually happy, because UXF is ending while it's still awesome, they didn't make it run forever only for the money!

Posted by nappystr8

I would have picked this series up for Larroca's art, but since Hopless has his name on it I will not. It is good to see Colossus with hair again though.

Is this the first time we've seen a free digital copy sticker on a 2.99 book? Is it just a typo on the promo cover, or is this really the case? And if this 2.99 book has a free digital copy, does that mean all Marvel NOW titles will regardless of price?

Posted by The_Soverighn


Posted by Meteorite

Dr. Nemesis is looking awesome! I think that I'll skip this, but it looks decent nevertheless

Posted by Necrotic_Lycanthrope

Finally Colossus doesn't look like a standard bruiser anymore! (at least a Jug-based bruiser anyways.) Hopefully he returns to be the badass mutant he always was before the whole selling your soul to the Phoenix while possessing Cytorrak thing.

Posted by Jean_Luc_LeBeau

Dr. Nemesis looks f'n badass

Posted by Mutant God

maybe this is a different universe

Posted by micangel

I'm looking forward to this. Happy to see CoLussus ended up somewhere. He and Nightcrawler (miss you elf) have been long time faves. I thought Forge was dead?

Posted by kid Apollo

@CircularLogic: i was thinkin the exact same thing, especially Dr. Nemesis' coat and gloves. it all reminds me a lot of X-forces debut look

Edited by darque26

Looks interesting, just add Sage into the mix as the group's hub and it'll be perfect!

Posted by Pacperson

If Dom wasn't in this i would prolly not care....But she is :D so yay

Posted by Solarflare32

Why do i suspect stryfe will behind the attack posing as cable and really no warpath

Posted by Bitchgurl

Was never a Cable fan, and TBH, think he's a dinosaur from the everything has to be grim n gritty era. Never 'got' Domino, as i don't understand her appeal at all, and Forge is better at behind the scenes role. Nemesis' new look , though, is 100 percent better than it was.

Posted by Trixie

Colossus doesn't need all that costume

Posted by JPWolf5

So Forge is back and built Cable a kick ass mechanical arm SWEET!!!!!

Posted by fodigg

My thoughts:

  • Why does Cable have a nick fury eyepatch? And why the anime mech arm?
  • Colossus looks great, but why no juggernaut helmet?
  • I like the color scheme for the team. The addition of the orange works with the gray/black of X-Force.
  • Forge looks good except for the wrestling boots.
  • Poor, poor Dr. Nemesis. You were iconic and unique, and now you're a knockoff GI Joe villain.
Posted by Teerack

Glad Domino is moving into a book that isn't awful.

This better not mean Uncanny X-force is gonna be over :(

Posted by webofthornns

I'm psyched about Colossus and Domino...not so psyched about the rest of them. But, since Colossus is one of my all time favorite characters I will be getting this

Posted by neiliusprime

very interesting, I'll pick up #1

Posted by mtrakos

What a line up! There will be blood@zackattack529:

Posted by photowill404

this is like so dope. one of the best cover reveals from the whole Marvel NOW! lot. I do need them to explain how the heck Forge came back tho. As long as he is not same crazy guy he was when he died i'm cool with it. also loving the fact that Colossus and Domino are on this team. Cable and Domino make such an awesome team. and Dr. Nemesis looks very cool. This will definitely be on my read list.

Posted by Crowingaboutcomics

I'm actually looking forward to this. I've always been a fan of Forge, and hope they stick to the mystical side of him, and perhaps get Storm and him to reconnect...Cable too, has been one of my favorites. This new X-Force team isn't about "kill first, ask questions later" - I think it's more of finding the threats that are already there...and become proactive with them...there's a slight different, not too sure what but...a slight one. Since Colossus is there, hopefully Magik will show up, especially considering Forge's connection to mysticism. I've always found it interesting that Marvel can't quite seem to deal with magic side of the Marvel Universe, and often times, complicated characters get all mixed up in their shuffles...

Posted by They Killed Cap!

so what is happening to uncanny x-force

Posted by SavageDragon

@mtrakos said:

What a line up! There will be blood@zackattack529:

WOW. If this is really the team I will definitely give this a chance. Love the team.

Posted by __transgojobot__

Damn. I'm enjoying the current 'adjective-less' X-Men team of Storm, Pixie, Psylocke, Domino and Colossus; Brian Wood and David Lopez are crafting a fantastic run. I knew it wouldn't last, but it still sucks knowing it'll end.

Posted by Metron144

...what the hell is this? Whats with Cable's arm? How is forge alive?

Posted by God_Spawn


Colossus looks great, but why no juggernaut helmet?

He was able to go Juggernaut in issue 18 of UXM which is set after him and Magik losing the PF. And he had all his hair back :D. If the UA are following them, I'd say he might need it.

Posted by Fuchsia_Nightingale

Yay Forge..ewww, no like Doc.N new look

Posted by TheMess1428

Wait, what happened to Wolverine's X-Force?

Posted by zombietag

its gonna be REALLY tough to follow remender's run. that was the best book marvel has put out in years. not sure about this.

marvel is suddenly putting a lot of stock hopeless. cool, but kinda odd that its so sudden. or maybe its not and i dont know something

Posted by lorex

Woot an X-Book without Wolverine I am shocked. The line up has potential. Cable is one of my favorite comic book characters and Domino and Colossus can be great with good writing. Forge is an interesting addition, hopefully they will address what he has been up to. Dr Nemesis has a history as a Nazi hunter but is in need of more character development. We will finally get to see Cable in action for the 1st time since Avengers - X-Sanction #4 (unless he shows up in AvX #12) and now that he is cured of the TK virus will he have access to his full powers of heil they be conviently weakened like X-Man in New Mutants. This book has a lot to live up to due to how good the recient X-Forec and Uncanny X-Force were. I hope the creative team is up to it.

Posted by Tyrannotaur

I will be checking this out. I became a big fan of Domino after reading through the More Recent X-force books. Not sure if I'll keep getting it each month, but its worth taking a look at I think.

Posted by cmaprice

Those designs are atrocious.