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Marvel Presents “Fantastic Four” #1 Artist Variant Covers

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The news about the return of the “Fantastic Four” the the Marvel Universe of comic books is a very big deal and I’ve touched upon some of the announcements about this already that can be examiner HERE and HERE. While I recommend reading the other posts to be up to speed, if you don’t have the time please be aware that this new series comes care of Dan Slott and Sara Pichelli. Such a return is bound to find a wide assortment of “Artist Variants” coming to light and I will be sharing any that I am made aware of in this single post to make this an easy point of referral. I’ll start with the Official Cover and continue along until the transmissions end. Enjoy.

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“Fantastic Four” #1

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Marvel Sez: Celebrate the Return of the “Fantastic Four” w/a Special Classic Kirby Poster

I’ve been making sure to be on point with Marvel Entertainment’s reveals about the upcoming return of the “Fantastic Four” to their monthly issues and have already shared the Big Announcement News along with the First Issue Cover Art in posts you can enjoy by clicking the text. Now, there is a visual back from the Golden Days from the legendary Jack Kirby which you can learn about below.

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The Press Release:
This August, Marvel invites you to join Johnny, Ben, Sue and Reed in their much-anticipated return to comics, featuring an all-new story from Dan Slott (Amazing Spider-Man, Silver Surfer), Sara Pichelli (Spider-Man: Miles Morales), and Esad Ribic (Infamous Iron Man, Marvel Legacy, Secret Wars)!

And to celebrate the return of the first family, Marvel is excited to reveal a special Fantastic Four poster featuring classic artwork by Jack Kirby, which will be available to readers this August.

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Be sure to pick up FANTASTIC FOUR #1 on August 8th, and stay tuned for announcements about FANTASTIC FOUR’s release, upcoming incentives, and more!

FANTASTIC FOUR #1:
Written by DAN SLOTT; Art by SARA PICHELLI
On Sale 8/8/18

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: This is one classic image for sure and one that will be likely getting the fans all the more excited about the return of the “Fantastic Four” to the Marvel Comics roster of titles. It’s too bad that the Disney corporation isn’t in charge of the film license for these characters because they would be perfect for the MCU as it continues to build and bring in boatloads of cash. We certainly don’t want 20th Century Fox to give them a go anymore that’s for sure but I digress. What do you think of the poster and will you be ordering it or not. I love it but I am past the stage of posters in my chill space at this point in life. See you next time and do stay tuned to our Comics section of the website for more news about “Fantastic Four” and other exciting titles from Marvel Comics.

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Marvel Reveals “Captain America” #1 Variants

It was way back at the close of February that I shared the news about the upcoming “Captain America” series coming from Marvel Comics. If you missed the briefing just click HERE to be up to date on the news.

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The Press Release:
Marvel is excited to celebrate CAPAIN AMERICA #1 from Ta-Nehisi Coates and Leinil Yu with a new variant covers from superstar artists. Readers got a sneak peek at the creative team’s story in the Avengers/Captain America Free Comic Book Day issue this past weekend and praise is already high for the new series, with Adventures In Poor Taste claiming “the story presented here is almost dreamlike and should pique readers’ interest.” Don’t miss the opportunity to dive into this fresh new adventure on July 4th, when CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 hits comic shops!

5/8/2018: Joe Jusko Variant Variant Cover Is Revealed

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“Captain America” #1 (Joe Jusko)

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Marvel Comics Gives First Look @ “Black Bolt” #1

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“Black Bolt” #1

The Press Release:
The King of the Inhumans – now in his very first solo series! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at BLACK BOLT #1 – the new series launching on May 3rd. Award-winning science fiction author Saladin Ahmed (Throne of the Crescent Moon) makes his Marvel debut alongside fan-favorite artist Christian Ward (Ultimates) to take you deep inside the mind of the silent monarch of Inhumanity. With a voice that can crack a planet in half, he’ll find himself somewhere he never thought possible – imprisoned at the edges of the cosmos! The newest resident of a prison designed to house the most dangerous criminals in the galaxy, Black Bolt must find out how he ended up here and who imprisoned him. But first, he’ll have to survive a fight to the death with a fellow inmate – The Absorbing Man! It’s time for the Midnight King to plot the impossible: an escape! That is…if he survives. Prepare for a truly mind-bending sci-fi epic unlike any other when Ahmed & Ward bring you the can’t-miss BLACK BOLT #1 – on-sale May 3rd!

BLACK BOLT #1: Written by SALADIN AHMED; Art & Cover by CHRISTIAN WARD
Variant Covers by PAUL POPE & TBD
Hip-Hop Variant Cover by RAHZZAH
Kirby 100th Anniversary Variant Cover by JACK KIRBY
Action Figure Variant Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
FOC – 04/10/17, On-Sale – 05/03/17
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