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Marvel Gets Classic Horror Variants in October

From Werewolf by Night to Tomb of Dracula, Marvel has a proud history of horror-themed comics, and this October, these classic terrifying tales will be honored in a series of Horror Variant covers! See your favorite Marvel characters like you’ve never seen them before as Spider-Man, the Avengers, and Captain America live out nightmarish visions just in time for Halloween. You can see these chilling creations by artists Aaron Kuder, Javier Rodríguez, and Mirka Andolfo in their complete trade dress, paying homage to classic horror serials of the past!

  • AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #50 SPIDER-MAN VAMPIRE HUNTER HORROR VARIANT COVER by AARON KUDER with colors by JORDIE BELLAIRE (AUG200639)
  • AVENGERS #37 WHERE AVENGERS DWELL HORROR VARIANT COVER by JAVIER RODRÍGUEZ (AUG200696)
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA #24 CAP WOLF HORROR VARIANT COVER by MIRKA ANDOLFO (AUG200699)
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL #22 CAPTAIN MARVEL UNLEASHED HORROR VARIANT COVER by TAURIN CLARKE (AUG200703)
  • IMMORTAL HULK #38 DEL MUNDO LIVING HULK HORROR VARIANT COVER by MIKE DEL MUNDO (AUG200692)
  • IRON MAN #2 IRON MAN-THING HORROR VARIANT COVER by MATTIA DE IULIS (AUG200670)
  • SPIDER-WOMAN #5 SPIDER-WOMAN BY NIGHT HORROR VARIANT COVER by PATRICK GLEASON (AUG200657)
  • X-MEN #13 LEGION OF X-MONSTERS HORROR VARIANT COVER by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN (AUG200629)

Classic Marvel Heroes Transform into Classic Marvel Horror Monsters this October

From Werewolf by Night to Tomb of Dracula, Marvel has a proud history of horror-themed comics, and this October, these classic terrifying tales will be honored in a series of Horror Variant covers! Prepare to see your favorite Marvel characters as you’ve never seen them before as the X-Men, the Avengers, Spider-Man, and more live out nightmarish fantasies just in time for Halloween. Paying homage to the classic Marvel horror comics of yesterday, the industry’s top artists including Russell Dauterman, Mike Del Mundo, and Leinil Francis Yu, have reimagined Marvel’s heroes in delightfully creepy visions. See what happens when you cross Iron Man with the swamp monster, Man-Thing, or check out Black Widow staking out her prey as a creature of the night—all this and more when these chilling covers hit comic stores this October!

See below for a full list of October’s Horror Variant covers and be on the lookout for more of these devilish cover reveals coming your way!

  • AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #50 SPIDER-MAN VAMPIRE HUNTER HORROR VARIANT COVER by AARON KUDER with colors by JORDIE BELLAIRE
  • AVENGERS #37 WHERE AVENGERS DWELL HORROR VARIANT COVER by JAVIER RODRÍGUEZ
  • BLACK WIDOW #2 TOMB OF BLACK WIDOW HORROR VARIANT COVER by JOSHUA “SWAY” SWABY
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA #24 CAP WOLF HORROR VARIANT COVER by MIRKA ANDOLFO
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL #22 CAPTAIN MARVEL UNLEASHED HORROR VARIANT COVER by TAURIN CLARKE
  • IMMORTAL HULK #38 DEL MUNDO LIVING HULK HORROR VARIANT COVER by MIKE DEL MUNDO
  • IRON MAN #2 IRON MAN-THING HORROR VARIANT COVER by MATTIA DE IULIS
  • MARAUDERS #13 HELL’S STORM HORROR VARIANT COVER by KHARY RANDOLPH
  • SPIDER-WOMAN #5 SPIDER-WOMAN BY NIGHT HORROR VARIANT COVER by PATRICK GLEASON
  • THOR #8 FRANKENSTEIN’S THOR HORROR VARIANT COVER by LEINIL FRANCIS YU with colors by SUNNY GHO
  • X-MEN #13 LEGION OF X-MONSTERS HORROR VARIANT COVER by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN

It’s Free Comic Book Day for Marvel and Retailers this July

This July, readers will get a chance to dive into some of Marvel’s most exciting new titles with brand-new stories for free at participating comic shops! Originally part of May’s Free Comic Book Day, Marvel will be now be releasing two never-before-seen titles for fans to get a first look at some of Marvel’s biggest upcoming events. Each issue will contain two separate extraordinary tales involving the X-Men, Spider-Man, and more by Marvel’s most acclaimed creators!

Available on July 15, Free Comic Book Day 2020: X-Men will feature a brand-new X-MEN story by Jonathan Hickman and Pepe Larraz that will lead into the game-changing X OF Swords crossover! The second story will also foreshadow an upcoming epic tale by Tom Taylor and Iban Coello. The comic will be available on July 15.

And on July 22, Free Comic Book Day 2020: Spider-Man/Venom will provide two exciting tales connected to the coming major storylines in Venom, Amazing Spider-Man, and Black Cat from top creators Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, Jed MacKay, and Patrick Gleason and more! The comic will be released on July 22.

The comics will be available to retailers as part of their “Back in Action” program.

Empires Unite in Patrick Gleason’s Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling Cover

For as long as the universe can remember, the Kree and Skrull empires been locked in what seemed like a never-ending war, but now, a former Young Avenger has done the impossible. Abandoning Earth, his fellow heroes, and the love of his life, Hulkling has united both intergalactic empires under his rule and now heads to Earth with one of the largest armadas the cosmos has ever seen. What happens next will be chronicled in Marvel’s biggest event of 2020, Empyre, as well as the essential one-shot, Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling. Written by Chip Zdarsky and Anthony Oliveira with art by Manuel Garcia, Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling will show readers what led Hulkling on his bold new path and shed light on his mysterious plans…

Check out the main cover by Patrick Gleason below and see Hulkling fulfill his destiny on April 22nd!

Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling

Preview: The Amazing Spider-Man #39

The Amazing Spider-Man #39

(W) Nick Spencer (A) Iban Coello (CA) Patrick Gleason
Rated T
In Shops: Feb 12, 2020
SRP: $3.99

• There’s a new game in town, and the ante is QUITE HIGH!
• Welcome to The Palace, a super-villain casino run by the classic (and under-utilized) Spidey-villain CHANCE! It’s got everything a villain could want, including betting on whether your arch-enemy is going to make it through his or her latest super-battle!
• Not only will this not sit well with Spidey, but it may just CRUSH him.

The Amazing Spider-Man #39

Marvel Reveals the Covers to Their Two Free Comic Book Day Titles

Readers will get a chance to dive into some of Marvel’s most exciting titles on this year’s Free Comic Book Day. Marvel will put out two Free Comic Book Day titles, each containing two separate stories. Longtime readers as well as newcomers will be delighted to see our most popular characters from the X-Men to Spider-Man in extraordinary tales by our most acclaimed creators!

Free Comic Book Day 2020: X-Men will feature a brand new X-Men story by Jonathan Hickman and Pepe Larraz that will lead into a game-changing summer for all of X! The second story will also foreshadow an upcoming epic tale by Tom Taylor and Iban Coello.

Free Comic Book Day 2020: X-Men

Free Comic Book Day 2020: Spider-Man/Venom will provide two exciting tales connected to the coming major storylines in Venom, Amazing Spider-Man and Black Cat from top creators Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, Jed MacKay, and Patrick Gleason and more!

Free Comic Book Day 2020: Spider-Man/Venom

Exclusive Preview: Amazing Spider-Man #38

Amazing Spider-Man #38

(W) Nick Spencer (A) Iban Coello (CA) Patrick Gleason
Rated T
In Shops: Jan 22, 2020
SRP: $3.99

• J. Jonah Jameson kicks off his new life as a podcast host and his first guest? SPIDER-MAN!
• JJJ and Spidey have been on pretty good terms for a while now, so it seems fitting that JJJ needs to sabotage it and put the entire city in danger, right?
• Don’t miss “My Podcast with Jonah”!

Amazing Spider-Man #38

Preview: Incoming #1

Incoming #1

(W) Al Ewing, More (A) Aaron Kuder, More (CA) Patrick Gleason
Rated T+
In Shops: Dec 25, 2019
SRP: $9.99

ONE WILL UNITE THEM!

A mysterious murder brings together the heroes of the Marvel Universe in the search for a killer – but no one can imagine where the trail will lead, or how it will affect everything in 2020 and beyond! Who is the victim and who is the assailant?

The closing chapter to MARVEL’s 80th year, which will connect the dots of everything that happened in 2019 and propel the narrative into the year that is to come! Featuring the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Daredevil, Spider-Man, the Champions, the Agents of Atlas, Valkyrie, the Immortal Hulk, Jessica Jones, Venom, Ghost Rider, the Masked Raider and more!

Incoming #1

Preview: 2099 Omega #1

2099 Omega #1

(W) Nick Spencer (A) Gerardo Sandoval (CA) Patrick Gleason
Rated T
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $4.99

THE FUTURE ENDS HERE!

• Run by Doctor Doom and bereft of heroes by design, 2099 is a rough place.
• All power and no responsibility, the world is in trouble and no one is helping. Is there truly no hope?

2099 Omega #1
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