Last year, both “Action Comics” and “Detective Comics” from DC Comics reached their milestone 1000th issue and to celebrate them had a wealth of variant covers for fans to scramble to collect. Clicking the highlighted text will bring those articles up in case you’re still hunting for a particular variant. Now its Marvel’s turn to celebrate as their milestone “Marvel Comics” #1000 will soon hit the stands and they’ve unveiled a crop of variant covers for the issue. As new reveals come to light I will add them into this same post, let’s go.
The Press Release:
In celebration of Marvel’s 80th anniversary this year, scores of comic creators – some Marvel icons, some first-timers – are assembling for an epic comic book story in honor of the very first issue of MARVEL COMICS. This August, get ready for MARVEL COMICS #1000, a massive collaborative effort that will see 80 different creative teams weave together one, expansive story. In honor of an 80-year legacy, we’re proud to present an incredible lineup of variants, all by an exceptional roster of artists, that exemplify the richness and scope of Marvel history. Collect these iconic covers soon!
MARVEL COMICS 1000 40’S VARIANT COVER BY MARK BROOKS
The Press Release:
UNITED WE STAND – Your First Look at SECRET EMPIRE #1! The Avengers, X-Men, Defenders, Inhumans, Champions, and More Galvanize as One. This is it, the moment you’ve been waiting for! It has been building for months, but now the time has come. The most trustworthy, stalwart hero the Marvel Universe has ever known will step into the light and reveal himself! How will the heroes of the Marvel Universe cope with such a shattering betrayal? It’s all happening on May 3rd, as the highly anticipated SECRET EMPIRE #1 makes it’s thunderous debut at your local comic shops and on digital devices everywhere! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first eye-popping look inside issue #1!
From blockbuster creators Nick Spencer & Steve McNiven comes a first issue that must be seen to be believed! The Marvel Universe is under siege from within. Due to the manipulations of the Red Skull, Captain America, secretly a true believer in the cause of Hydra, uses the trust and respect he has gained over the years to ascend to a position where he can enact Hydra’s ideals. But now, the dominos of his master plan will begin to fall! Ask yourself, what if your greatest ally was secretly your greatest enemy? Continue reading Marvel Comics Gives First Look @ “Secret Empire” #1→
Alright so are you still with me or have you had enough? Good, I knew you had it in you. So here I am once more with another chapter in a seemingly never-ending batch of presentations from the 2016 NY Comic Con. I’m up to Part Three of Day Three (which sounds kind of nice to say) and I’m in the Artist Alley area still so a lot of awesome people who bring you the comics stuff to enjoy. If you are just now joining into the proceedings please click on THIS LINK first since it will bring you a rundown of all the chapters that have been posted before this one. Day Three is the Saturday session of the NYCC and often the most congested in the Main Expo floor so its a general practice of mine to be in Artist Alley for this one. A lot of the artists have their names in the images so I don’t need to chime in unless I feel it necessary. Here we go.