Hulkling Takes the Throne in Jamie McKelvie’s Empyre #1 Variant

With a Skrull soldier on his right and a Kree soldier on his left, Hulkling takes his rightful place as the Emperor of the new Kree/Skrull alliance on superstar artist Jamie McKelvie with colors by Matt Wilson’s variant cover for Empyre #1. Born to a Kree father and a Skrull mother, the young hero has fulfilled his destiny by putting an end to a millennia-long conflict and uniting the galaxy’s two largest armies. Equipped with a powerful sword and leading the greatest armada the universe has ever seen, the new Emperor is ready to take on whatever obstacles are in his path as he makes his way to Earth. Will the Avengers and Fantastic Four dare to get in his way?

Empyre #1, the start of Marvel’s latest sci-fi epic, hits stands April 15th. It’s written by Al Ewing and Dan Slott, featuring art by Valerio Schiti, and the main cover by Jim Cheung.

Empyre #1 Jamie McKelvie variant cover