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Marvel Presents “Fantastic Four” Line-Wide Variants This August

In the coming months, the Fantastic Four will return to the Marvel Universe and star in a title of their own. While this news was released before we are sharing it, I wanted to post it now so you can hit your retailer and get them on point with this group of variants since they generally need a month advance notice to get the order in to Diamond. Check out these awesome variants on some of the currently running and new titles.

The Press Release:
The Fantastic Four have returned, and what better way to celebrate the homecoming of Sue, Reed, Ben and Johnny than with a collection of variant covers highlighting the different iterations of Marvel’s beloved first family? This August, some of the industry’s most acclaimed creators will bring you the Fantastic Four through the years, highlighting the team during their many different and memorable eras in Marvel Comics! Look for Marvel’s RETURN OF THE FANTASTIC FOUR variant covers on these select titles:

1. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #3 by STEVE EPTING

2. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #4 by CHRIS SPROUSE (not final art)

3. ASTONISHING X-MEN #14 by ADAM KUBERT

4. AVENGERS #6 by JOHN CASSADAY

5. CAPTAIN AMERICA #2 by TRAVIS CHAREST

6. DEADPOOL #3 by ROB LIEFELD

7. DOCTOR STRANGE #4 by DAVID AJA

8. FANTASTIC FOUR #1 by MARK BROOKS

9. HUNT FOR WOLVERINE: DEAD ENDS #1 by STEVE MCNIVEN

10. IMMORTAL HULK #4 by ARTHUR ADAMS

11. MARVEL 2-IN-ONE #9 by ALAN DAVIS

12. SENTRY #3 by PHIL NOTO

13. THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL #2 by HUMBERTO RAMOS

14. THE PUNISHER #1 by SALVADOR LARROCA

15. THOR #4 by BRYAN HITCH

16. TONY STARK: IRON MAN #3 by ADAM HUGHES

17. VENOM #5 by GERARDO ZAFFINO

18. WEAPON H #6 by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL

19. X-23 #3 by CARLOS PACHECO

20. X-MEN: RED #7 by DAVID MARQUEZ

Don’t miss your chance to collect all 20 variant covers, coming to comic shops this August!

PiercingMetal Thoughts: If you’ve seen these types of posts you already know that I don’t collect the myriad of variant covers unless its something that I really love and on the cover of a first issue that I am interested in anyway. Don’t let my practices sway you because I still think its rather cool. I’m pretty excited about the return of the First Family to the monthly comics and who knows, if the Disney acquisition of 20th Century Fox goes through, perhaps we shall find them involved in the Marvel Cinematic Universe at long last. Wouldn’t that be great. Now before I forget to remind you, please be aware that that in July the Fantastic Four will be part of twelve reprinted issues that are only one-dollar each. You don’t want to miss these at all and should contact your comic shop about the issues that were discussed HERE. What do you readers think about this variant cover grouping? Is it something you will be hunting for? Chime in down in the comments. Until we meet again.

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“Avengers” #6 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Astonishing X-Men” #14 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Amazing Spider-Man” #3 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Amazing Spider-Man” #4 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Sentry” #3 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Thor” #4 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Tony Stark: Iron Man” #3 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Venom” #5 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Weapon H” #6 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“X-23” #3 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“X-Men Red” #7 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Punisher” #1 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Marvel 2 In One” #9 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Life Of Captain Marvel” #2 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Immortal Hulk” #4 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Hunt For Wolverine: Dead Ends” #1 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Fantastic Four” #1 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Doctor Strange” #4 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Deadpool” #3 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)
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“Captain America” #2 (Fantastic Four Line-Wide Variant)

Marvel Reveals “Tony Stark: Iron Man” #1 “Many Armors Of Iron Man” Variants

“Tony Stark makes you feel, He’s a cool exec with a heart of steel. As Iron Man, all jets ablaze, He’s fighting and smiting with repulsor rays!
Amazing armor! That’s Iron Man! A blazing power! That’s Iron Man!”

Oh hey how are you doing my friends? I wonder if you’ve recognized that little ditty I quoted up above as its the Iron Man theme from the classic television show “Marvel Super Heroes”. If you didn’t that is fine since the show aired in the late sixties but I couldn’t help myself in sharing based on all of these “Many Armors Of Iron Man” variant covers that will help to herald the brand new first issue of “Tony Stark: Iron Man”. Check the bunch of them out below.

The Press Release:
Tony Stark: Iron Man #1 Debuts With The Many Armors of Iron Man Variant Covers! This summer, Tony Stark returns…and Dan Slott and Valerio Schiti are bringing him back in style with an all-new collection of innovative armor! To ring in the debut of TONY STARK: IRON MAN #1, Marvel is celebrating homecoming of everyone’s genius billionaire with twenty variant covers from superstar artists Alexander Lozano and Valerio Schiti, showcasing some of the new and exciting armor that has been created for the new series!

1. EXTREMIS ARMOR VARIANT COVER

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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 Celebrates Carol Danvers 50th Anniversary w Select Variant Covers

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The Press Release:
This summer, Marvel is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Captain Marvel’s alter ego Carol Danvers with variant covers showing how everyone’s favorite high-flying super hero has evolved throughout the years! Look for Marvel’s Carol Danvers variant covers on these select titles:

1. AVENGERS #4 by Kate Niemczyk with colors by Morry Hollowell

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“Avengers” #4 (Carol Danvers Variant)

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Marvel Comics Presents: “Amazing Spider-Man” #800 Variant Covers By Industry Legends

This May, the “Amazing Spider-Man” comic reaches its 800th issue and to say that this is an exciting time in the minds of fans is an understatement. Check out the latest news from The House Of Ideas and a variant cover program to help in the celebration. Before you get into the scoop on this one, you might want to check out the narrative about the historic issue that ran back in February. Check in out by clicking HERE.

The Press Release:
It’s all been building to this – the biggest Peter Parker and Norman Osborn story of all time, and the first Marvel comic EVER to hit 800 issues! In celebration of the 800th issue of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN and the now historic run of Dan Slott. Witness the culmination of the Red Goblin story as Slott is joined for his final issue by epic artists such as Stuart Immonen, Humberto Ramos, Giuseppe Camuncoli and Jim Cheung!

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“Amazing Spider-Man” #800

The rundown of updates:
4/9 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from industry great John Romita Sr. and Richard Isanove!
4/11 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from industry great Mark Bagley!
4/13 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from industry great Terry Dodson!
4/16 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from industry great Ron Frenz, with inks by Brett Breeding and colors by Dave McCaig!
4/18 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from industry greats Greg Land and Rachelle Rosenberg!
4/19 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from legendary artist Moebius! Marvel is excited to announce that this variant will also have a virgin variation.
4/20 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from legendary artist John Cassaday and colorist Paul Mounts!
4/23 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from legendary artist Frank Cho and colorist David Curiel!
4/24 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from legendary artist Nick Bradshaw and colorist Morry Hollowell!
4/25 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from legendary artist Paolo Rivera!
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