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Marvel Comics on Monday released images from X-Men: Legacy, formerly X-Men, whch gets its new title with #208.

Here's how Marvel describes the book:

"X-Men: Legacy continues the aftermath of Messiah CompleX, centering on the lives of Professor X, Magneto, Rogue and Gambit. With the X-Men no more, mutantkind must look to the past as they move forward into a future like you've never seen before! Similar to X-Men: Deadly Genesis, this ongoing series promises to reveal shocking secrets about your favorite mutants while also launching a bold new era for the X-Men."

X-Men: Legacy #208 will be in stores on Feb. 27. It is written by Mike Carey, with art by Scot Eaton and a cover by David Finch.

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The CW has confirmed for The Continuum that the next new Smallville episode will air on Thursday, Jan. 31.

The episode will be "Persona" and guest-stars James Marsters as Brainiac and Mark Allen McClure as Dax-Ur.

An official description of the episode is expected later this week.

In other Smallville news:

* Gina Holden, who plays Dale Arden in Sci Fi Channel's Flash Gordon, will be guest-starring in an upcoming episode. Her role hasn't been confirmed yet, but, according to sources, she will play the daughter of Dr. Virgil Swann.

Holden is returning to the network, having played Haley Collins in The CW's Supernatural.

* The CW on Monday announced its midseason schedule, with Smallville remaining in its Thursday at 8 p.m. time period.

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The Continuum today begins a series of features on Fox's Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles with Summer Glau, who plays Cameron.

To read the feature, CLICK HERE.

And for a video look at the series, CLICK HERE.


For covers and five-page previews of upcoming Boom! Studios titles, CLICK HERE.

Titles include Dominion #4 and Foundation #1.

For previews of Marvel Comics titles arriving in stores on Jan. 9, CLICK HERE.

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For covers and five-page previews of upcoming Dynamite Entertainment titles, CLICK HERE.

Titles include Mercenaries #2, The Boys #14, Sword of Red Sonja #4: Doom of the Gods #4 and Army of Darkness: Long Road Home #5.

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For covers and five-page previews of upcoming Image Comics titles, CLICK HERE.

Titles include The Infinite Horizon #2, Youngblood #1 and Witchblade #113.


For previously published solicitations for March, click on the publishers' names below.

* Antarctic Press.

* Ape Entertainment.

* Arcana Studio.

* Archie Comics.

* Aspen Comics.

* Archie Comics.

* Big City Comics.

* BlueWater Productions.

* Bongo Comics.

* Boom! Studios.

* Dark Horse Comics.

* DC Comics.

* Desperado Publishing.

* Devil's Due Publishing.

* Digital Webbing.

* Dynamite Entertainment.

* IDW Publishing .

* Image Comics.

* Markosia Publishing.

* Marvel Comics.

* Moonstone Books.

* Oni Press.

* Red 5 Comics.

* SLG Publishing.

* Top Cow Productions.

* Viper Comics.



* Marvel Comics has released a spread drawn by John Romita Jr. to update readers on the new status quo for Spider-Man following the events in the "One More Day" story.

The spread addresses such issues as the return of Harry Osborn and Spider-Man's web shooters.

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* Top Cow Productions on Monday announced that Filip Sablik has been promoted to publisher.

* According to Variety, FX has acquired the exclusive network-window rights to five theatrical movies from 20th Century Fox, including Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer and The Simpsons Movie.

* Above is a look at the Iron Man movie products that will be offered by Click on the thumbnails for larger images.

In other Iron Man news, LG Mobile Phones on Monday at International CES announced a partnership with Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios to launch a multi-faceted campaign to promote the role of technology in Iron Man.

Prior to the film's May 2 release, LG will unveil advertising, as well as retail, online and consumer electronics industry initiatives to showcase the company's high-tech expertise and role in developing sophisticated and aesthetically pleasing multimedia devices.

* To the right is a look at Vengeance of Vampirella TP from Harris Comics. The 112-page book will be in stores in March and will cost $15.96.

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* Morgan Freeman, who is starring in the upcoming Wanted and The Dark Knight, will be a guest on CBS' The Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday.

* Glory Grant will appear in Kids' WB!'s The Spectacular Spider-Man animated series, targeted to premiere in March.

* 300 will premiere on Cinemax on Saturday, March 1 at 10 p.m.

* The Friday, Jan. 25 episode of Sci Fi Channel's Flash Gordon is titled "Cold Day in Hell." According to her web site, Flash Gordon star Gina Holden will be making a guest appearance on The CW's Smallville.

* According to Variety, Marlon Wayans has signed on to play Ripcord in Paramount Pictures' G.I. Joe movie. Production is expected to begin next month for an Aug. 7, 2009 release.

Sablik's primary responsibility will be to oversee aspects of Top Cow's comic book and graphic novel publishing including editorial, sales, and marketing. Sablik joined Top Cow in September 2006 as vice president of marketing and sales after six years at Diamond Comic Distributors. Sablik will continue to report directly to Matt Hawkins, president of Top Cow. As part of the transition, Sablik will relocate from his Baltimore office to the Top Cow home office in Los Angeles.

* Marvel Comics has released a look at both covers -- with trade dress -- for X-Factor #27, which goes on sale on Wednesday.

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* NBC has begun promotions for its Feb. 17 Knight Rider movie.


In case you missed The Continuum's coverage over the past month, here are some links. Click on the date to get the day's full report.

* Wednesday, January 2: IDW Publishing's Star Trek plans, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Dark Horse First Looks, Marvel First Looks and Archie First Looks.

* Tuesday, January 1: Incredible Hercules and First Looks.

* Monday, December 31: Sonic X and Iron Man movie.

* Sunday, December 30: Bluewater Productions for April and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

* Saturday, December 29: Image First Looks, Boom! Studios First Looks and DC First Looks. Free Shipping from!

* Friday, December 28: The Incredible Hulk, Marvel First Looks and Image First Looks.

* Thursday, December 27: Devil's Due Publishing for March, Antarctic Press for March, SLG Pubishing for March, Archie Comics First Looks and Devil's Due First Looks.

* Wednesday, December 26: Dynamite Entertainment for March, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chornicles, DC Comics roundup, Dynamite Entertaiment for March, IDW Publishing First Looks and Dark Horse Comics First Looks.

* Tuesday, December 25: Family Guy, Markosia Publishing for March and First Looks.

* Monday, December 24: Boom! Studios for March, Desperado Pubishing for March, Ape Entertaiment for March and Arcana Studio for March.

* Sunday, December 23: Red 5 Comics for March and Digital Webbing for March.

* Saturday, December 22: The Simpsons, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Oni Press for March, Aspen Comics for March and First Looks.

* Friday, December 21: Legion of Super Heroes, The Batman, Marvel First Looks and Bongo Comics for March.

* Thursday, December 20: Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Transformers: Animated, X-Men: Messiah Complex and First Looks.

* Wednesday, December 19: IDW Publishing for March, Avatar Press for March, Image Comics for March and Top Cow Productions for March.

* Tuesday, December 18: Marvel Comics for March and DC Comics roundup.

* Monday, December 17: DC Comics for March, Archie Comics for March and First Looks.

* Sunday, December 16: Chloe Sullivan in the DC Universe, Moonstone Books for April and Dark Horse First Looks.

* Saturday, December 15: First Looks.

* Friday, December 14: Marvel First Looks and Archie First Looks.

* Thursday, December 13: The Dark Knight, Whiteout, DC Comics trade paperbacks for July/August, Oni Press' Jumper Jumpscars and First Looks.

* Wednesday, December 12: Hellboy II: The Golden Army, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, DC Comics trade paperbacks for June/July, The Batman, Knight Rider, Aliens vs. Predator -- Requiem and First Looks.

* Tuesday, December 11: Dark Horse Comics for March, Viper Comics for March, DC Comics roundup, Bluewater expands Ray Harryhausen line, Transfuzion Publishing launches and First Looks.

* Monday, December 10: Whiteout, The Dark Knight, Smallville's Laura Vandervoort, Jughead's new look, Witchblade anime, Roger Stern talks JLA: Classified, I Am Legend's Will Smith, UDON's new Street Fighter titles and First Looks.

* Sunday, December 9: Dark Horse First Looks, Marvel/Del Rey manga and Boomerang episodes in January.

* Saturday, December 8: The Spectacular Spider-Man, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and First Looks.

* Friday, December 7: Marvel First Looks.

* Thursday, December 6: Punisher War Zone, The Batman, First Looks and The Darkness.

* Wednesday, December 5: Wanted on June 27, I Am Legend, Marvel press conference: Dan Slott, Smallville, Swamp Thing, Doctor Who and First Looks.

* Tuesday, December 4: The Spectacular Spider-Man, The Batman, Smallville, 10th Muse optioned, Dabel Brothers roundup and First Look.

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