Marvel Comics has informed retailers that the planned Color Your Own X-Men book has been canceled. The publisher did not disclose the reason for the cancellation, but this news comes over a week after the initial orders from retailers were submitted to Marvel.
Here is the solicitation for the book, which was planned to come out October 31:
COLOR YOUR OWN X-MEN
Penciled by VARIOUS
Cover by JOHN BYRNE
In a black-and-white world of hate and fear, the X-Men are a colorful force for good — and now they need your help! We’ve collected incredible illustrations from some of the finest talents ever to draw the Children of the Atom, and now it’s time for you to discover your own uncanny mutant coloring ability! X-Men Blue, X-Men Gold, X-Men Red…it’s entirely up to you! Whether it’s the black-and-yellows of the Original Five, the bold hues of the All-New, All-Different crew or the array of greens, oranges, pinks and purples that have been added to the roster over the years, all your pens, pencils and crayons will have their moment to shine. Featuring your favorite Uncanny, Astonishing, Amazing heroes and evil mutant villains — from Wolverine, Jean Grey and Cyclops to Magneto, Mystique and more!
120 PGS./All Ages …$9.99