Marvel Comics has rush-solicited a new, second edition of December's House of X / Powers of X hardcover as a Direct Market exclusive - that is, exclusive to Diamond Comic Distributors customers, which are primarily comic book stores.
This version will have an as-yet-unrevealed Mark Brooks cover (possibly from the main series), while the standard edition will have a new cover by Pepe Larraz and Marte Gracia, however the art shared by Marvel is marked "not final art."
This new release is scheduled to be in stores December 11, with the publisher giving retailers through Monday, October 21 to place their initial orders.
The regular edition of the House of X / Powers of X hardcover, is also scheduled for release December 11.
HOUSE OF X POWERS OF X HC
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) R. B. Silva (A/CA) Pepe Larraz
Face the future - and fear the future - as superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINITY, NEW AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) changes everything for the X-Men! In HOUSE OF X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind - one that will bring mutants out of humankind's shadow and into the light once more! Meanwhile, POWERS OF X reveals mutantkind's secret history, changing the way you will look at every X-Men story before and after. But as Xavier sows the seeds of the past, the X-Men's future blossoms into trouble for all of mutantdom. Stories intertwine on an epic scale as Jonathan Hickman reshapes the X-Men's past, present and future! Collecting HOUSE OF X #1-6 and POWERS OF X #1-6.