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Marvel Celebrates “International Womens Day” 2018 with Variant Covers

The Press Release:
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Marvel is excited to show off 10 never-before-seen covers for upcoming issues of some of your favorite stories – brought to you by some of the brightest female artists in the industry! Check out the attached covers and find them on these select titles at your local comic shop starting this April!

1. Black Panther #1 by YASMINE PUTRI

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“Black Panther” #1 (International Womens Day Variant)

2. Doctor Aphra #21 by ASHLEY WITTER

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“Doctor Aphra” #21 (International Womens Day Variant)

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Marvel’s Cosplay Variants Return w New Covers/New Characters

I’ve long admired the skills that so many of the Cosplayers that I’ve encountered at the New York Comic Con and other conventions showcase to the world with their awesome representations of great heroes and villains. Now it seems like the folks over at the House Of Ideas are revisiting their “Cosplay Variant Covers” initiative and giving us “14” new covers and characters. Let’s take a look at the full press release and these awesome images.

The Press Release:
Cosplay is taking over again this fall! Following last year’s wildly successful round of variant covers, Marvel is excited to bring an entirely new wave of MARVEL: COSPLAY VARIANTS to select comics throughout September and October! Featuring new costumes, new cosplayers, and new characters – these mighty Marvel fans are brining your favorite super heroes to life across nearly 15 different titles!

“The response to our first set of COSPLAY VARIANTS was so incredible, we simply had to do a second wave,” says Axel Alonso, Marvel Editor-in-Chief. “And, of course, we were able to find a great crop of cosplayers with some truly fantastic costumes. We’re thrilled to shine a spotlight on an ever-growing community that continues to show love for us and our characters.”

Look for these exciting Marvel: (Cosplay Variant) s coming to these titles later this year:

1. A-FORCE #9: Cosplay Variant by Crystal Melton

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“A-Force” #9 (Cosplay Variant)

2. A-FORCE #10: Cosplay Variant by Corrine Vitek

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“A-Force” #10 (Cosplay Variant)

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Marvel Comics First Issues Coming In October 2015

Man oh man there are a lot of reasons to be a fan of Marvel Comics this October. Lots of great characters launching into new series and thrilling adventures by some truly creative people. Let’s take a look at the first issue offerings from Marvel Entertainment with their cover art and provided press copy and of course at the close I shall return to offer up some additional views. Here we go.

"All New All Different Marvel Point One" #1
“All New All Different Marvel Point One” #1

All-New, All-Different Marvel Point One #1: In the aftermath of SECRET WARS, it’s an All-New, All-Different Marvel Universe, and this is your one-stop entry point to the changes and mysteries that have developed during the eight months that have passed! Featuring new stories of Daredevil, Carnage, Classfied, Classified, Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Contest Of Champions!

Writers: Al Ewing, Charles Soule, Skottie Young, Gerry Conway, Marc Guggenheim
Artists: Felipe Andrade, Ron Garney, Paco Medina, German Peralta, Mike Perkins, Stefano Caselli
Cover by Mike Del Mundo

"Amazing Spider-Man" #1
“Amazing Spider-Man” #1

Amazing Spider-Man #1-2: The World’s Greatest Super Hero! Spider-Man has gone global! Parker Industries is more successful than ever, with offices in New York, Shanghai, London and San Francisco and Peter Parker is racking up the frequent flyer miles with his “bodyguard” Spider-Man in tow, of course. But success breeds enemies and a reinvigorated Zodiac have also widened their scope to threaten the whole world. Join Dan Slott and Giuseppe Camuncoli as they take Spider-Man to the next level! This huge first issue also includes stories featuring Silk, Spidey 2099, Spider-Woman and much more!

Dan Slott (w) • Giuseppe Camuncoli (a); CoverS by Alex Ross
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Marvel Comics #1’s Available In January 2015

Welcome to 2015 my comic loving friends and even though we are now three day in I hope that it is going to be a “MARVELOUS” one for you (I’m sorry I had to go for the pun since I am raring to go with the website and this exciting New Year). Here we are at our January first issues that will be served up by Marvel Comics. As usual the post features provided press copy and images and then some thoughts from me as to my favorites from the batch. Let’s get rolling.

Comic - Ant-Man 1 - 2015

Ant-Man: Scott Lang has never exactly been the world’s best super hero. Heck, most people don’t even think he’s been the best ANT-MAN — and the last guy invented Ultron and joined the Masters of Evil, so that’s saying something. But when the SUPERIOR IRON MAN calls with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Scott’s going to get a chance to turn it all around and be the hero he’s always dreamed of being. Sure he’s been to prison! Sure he’s been through a messy divorce! Sure he’s been, um… dead. But this time is different! This time nothing is gonna stop the astonishing ANT-MAN!

Writer: Nick Spencer
Cover Artist: Mark Brooks
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