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More Variant Covers Revealed For Marvel Comics #1000!

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:

MARVEL COMICS 1000 40’S VARIANT COVER BY MARK BROOKS (JUN190850)

MARVEL COMICS 1000 60’S VARIANT COVER BY MIKE ALLRED (JUN190851)

MARVEL COMICS 1000 70’S VARIANT COVER BY GREG SMALLWOOD (JUN190852)

MARVEL COMICS 1000 90’S VARIANT COVER BY RON LIM (JUN190854)

MARVEL COMICS 1000 00’S VARIANT COVER BY MARK BAGLEY (JUN190855)

MARVEL COMICS 1000 DECADE VARIANT COVER BY KAARE ANDREWS (JUN190856)

MARVEL COMICS 1000 VARIANT COVER BY JEN BARTEL (JUN190858)

MARVEL COMICS 1000 VARIANT COVER BY CLAYTON CRAIN (JUN190857)

MARVEL COMICS 1000 VARIANT COVER BY GABRIELE DELL’OTTO (JUN190845)

MARVEL COMICS 1000 VIRGIN VARIANT COVER BY GABRIELE DELL’OTTO (MAY198761)

MARVEL COMICS 1000 HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY STEVE DITKO (JUN190862)

MARVEL COMICS 1000 COLLAGE VARIANT COVER BY MR GARCIN (JUN190849)

MARVEL COMICS 1000 VARIANT COVER BY GREG HILDEBRANDT (JUN190860)

MARVEL COMICS 1000 VARIANT COVER BY INHYUK LEE (JUN190846)

  • MARVEL COMICS 1000 80’S VARIANT COVER BY JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO (JUN190853)
  • MARVEL COMICS 1000 VARIANT COVER BY J. SCOTT CAMPBELL (JUN190847)
  • MARVEL COMICS 1000 VIRGIN VARIANT COVER BY J. SCOTT CAMPBELL (MAY198819)
  • MARVEL COMICS 1000 VARIANT COVER BY ED MCGUINNESS (JUN190848)
  • MARVEL COMICS 1000 HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY GEORGE PEREZ (JUN190861)
  • MARVEL COMICS 1000 WRAPAROUND VARIANT COVER BY JOE QUESADA (JUN190843)
  • MARVEL COMICS 1000 BLACK AND WHITE WRAPAROUND VARIANT COVER BY JOE QUESADA (JUN190844)
  • MARVEL COMICS 1000 VARIANT COVER BY SKOTTIE YOUNG (JUN190859)
  • MARVEL COMICS 1000 BLANK VARIANT COVER (JUN190863)

Vault Announces a Surprise Vault Vintage Cover for Sera and the Royal Stars #1

Vault Comics has announced a surprise Vault Vintage variant cover for Sera and the Royal Stars #1. Drawn by Nathan Gooden and designed by Tim Daniel, this Vault Vintage cover pays homage to Curt Swan and and Neal Adams‘ 1969 cover to Adventure Comics #381 from DC Comics.. 

Begun in 2018, the Vault Vintage cover line celebrates the artistic achievements of both modern and legendary comics artists. The back cover of each Vault Vintage cover features a detailed history of the original cover and the creative team who produced. Vault Vintage covers are designed to celebrate the creators and covers they honor, and to ensure readers learn about some of the most important moments in comics history.

Sera and The Royal Stars is an epic fantasy series co-created by writer Jon Tsuei and artist Audrey Mok, with colors by Raul Angulo, letters by Jim Campbell, and design by Tim Daniel

Civil war rages in the Empire of Parsa, and famine has struck. As the seasons refuse to turn, Princess Sera receives a vision from the deity Mitra telling her to find the Royal Stars and restore them to the heavens. Despite her kingdom and her troops’ need of her command, Sera embarks on a quest to find the fallen stars-now trapped on earth-and save her people from dearth and death.

Sera and the Royal Stars #1 hits store shelves on July 17th.

Sera and the Royal Stars #1 vault vintage cover

Regular series covers.

The Weatherman Vol. 2 #2 Gets a Variant Cover from Mike Mignola

Image Comics has revealed artwork for Jody LeHeup and Nathan Fox’s The Weatherman, Vol. 2 #2 variant by Mike Mignola featuring colors by Dave Stewart. It will hit stores on Wednesday, July 24. 

The Weatherman, Vol. 2 #2, introduces Pace and Pickles—an exciting and strange new ally guarding a horrible secret! Nathan, Cross, and the crew of the Disco Queen scour the ruins of Earth for the woman responsible for wiping Nathan’s mind, only to find themselves in a fight to the death against mysterious genetic monstrosities… and not everyone makes it out alive. 

The Weatherman, Vol. 2 #2 Cover A by Fox (Diamond Code MAY190113), The Weatherman, Vol. 2 #2 Cover B by Robinson (Diamond Code MAY190114), and The Weatherman, Vol. 2 #1 Cover C by Mignola (Diamond Code MAY198072) will hit stores on Wednesday, July 24. The final order cutoff for comic shop retailers is Monday, July 1.

The Weatherman, Vol. 2 #2 variant by Mike Mignola

Amazing Spider-Man #25 Marks Year Two of Spencer, Ottley & Ramos’ Run

It may be hitting comic shops next month, but the buzz is already on for the giant-sized main story in Amazing Spider-Man #25, where the bandaged villain who has been on the periphery since #1 strikes at last! But this mysterious figure isn’t the only menace after the Wall-Crawler: Spider-Man and Mary Jane find themselves in an incredibly tough situation, thanks to Electro. Can Spider-Man save MJ? Can MJ save Spider-Man? Plus, what is Mysterio cooking?

For what will be an unforgettable issue, Marvel has rolled out a lineup of iconic variants, all by premiere Marvel talent. Get a sneak peek at this amazing slate!

Amazing Spider-Man #25 is written by Nick Spencer and features art by Dan Hipp, Ryan Ottley, and Kev Walker, with colors by Nathan Fairbairn and a main cover by Ottley.

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 BLANK VARIANT (MAY190824)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 STEVE DITKO HIDDEN GEM VARIANT (MAY190818)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 STEVE DITKO HIDDEN GEM VARIANT (MAY190818)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 DAN HIPP VARIANT (MAY190819)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 DAN HIPP VARIANT (MAY190819)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 TODD NAUCK CARNAGE-IZED VARIANT (MAY190822)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 TODD NAUCK CARNAGE-IZED VARIANT (MAY190822)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 POP CHART VARIANT (MAY190823)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 POP CHART VARIANT (MAY190823)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 WALTER SIMONSON VARIANT (MAY190816)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 WALTER SIMONSON VARIANT (MAY190816)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 GREG SMALLWOOD VARIANT (MAY190817)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 GREG SMALLWOOD VARIANT (MAY190817)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 PAT GLEASON VARIANT (MAY190820)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 PAT GLEASON VARIANT (MAY190820)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 STEGMAN VARIANT (MAY190821)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 25 STEGMAN VARIANT (MAY190821)

Kris Anka Covers Sina Grace and Siobhan Keenan’s Ghosted in LA #1

BOOM! Studios has revealed a variant cover by acclaimed artist Kris Anka for Ghosted in LA #1, the first issue in a brand new comic book series from GLAAD Media Award-nominated writer Sina Grace and artist Siobhan Keenan, about figuring out your love life – and your afterlife – in Hollywood, available July 10, 2019.

Daphne Walters has been following people all her life, so when her high school sweetheart decides to go to college in Los Angeles, she applies to the same school and crosses the country to start a brand new life in the big city. But moving to LA isn’t everything she thought it would be, and when she’s looking to escape the heartbreak and loneliness of being alone in a new city, she ends up at Rycroft Manor, a derelict apartment complex that isn’t as abandoned as it seems! With the help of her new ghostly roommates, Daphne learns how to navigate the city, making friends and finding romance in the most unexpected of places.

Ghosted in LA #1 features a main cover by series artist Siobhan Keenan, and a variant cover by series author Sina Grace.

Ghosted in LA #1 Kris Anka variant cover

Marvel Reveals More Covers of Powers of X #1

The next monumental chapter for the X-Men is coming this July in Powers of X and House of X– the upcoming series penned by critically acclaimed creator Jonathan Hickman!

Marvel has revealed variants for Powers of X #1. An incredible array of talent, including restored pencils from Jack ‘The King’ Kirby, showcase the Children of the Atom’s evolution over 50+ years. Collect these historic covers soon!

POWERS OF X:

  • POWERS OF X 1 BROOKS CONNECTING VARIANT (MAY190704)
  • POWERS OF X 1 CASSARA ARTIST CHARACTER DECADES VARIANT (MAY190708)
  • POWERS OF X 1 HANS VARIANT (MAY190709)
  • POWERS OF X 1 HUDDLESTON VARIANT (MAY190706)
  • POWERS OF X 1 JACK KIRBY HIDDEN GEM VARIANT (MAY190711)
  • POWERS OF X 1 WEAVER NEW CHARACTER VARIANT (MAY190707)

Marvel Reveals More Covers for House of X #1

Marvel is building up the excitement for House of X – the upcoming series penned by critically acclaimed creator Jonathan Hickman!

To celebrate the X-Men’s all-new phase, Marvel has unveiled variant covers for House of X #1, coming to comic shops this July. Check out these snapshot moments covering 50+ years of X-Men history, all captured by a lineup of premiere talent!

HOUSE OF X:

  • HOUSE OF X #1 BROOKS CONNECTING VARIANT (MAY190691)
  • HOUSE OF X #1 CHECCHETTO CHARACTER DECADES VARIANT (MAY190695)
  • HOUSE OF X #1 COCKRUM HIDDEN GEM VARIANT (MAY190698)
  • HOUSE OF X #1 HUDDLESTON VARIANT (MAY190693)
  • HOUSE OF X #1 MADUREIRA VARIANT (MAY190696)
  • HOUSE OF X #1 NOTO VARIANT (MAY190697)
  • HOUSE OF X #1 PICHELLI VARIANT (MAY190694)

Bring on the Marvel Bad Guys!

Just as the Acts of Evil have taken over the Marvel Annuals for the summer, we couldn’t forget to spotlight our terrifying villains during Marvel’s 80th anniversary!

Acclaimed artists such as Declan Shalvey, Mike McKone, Inhyuk Lee, Mark Brooks, and more highlight classic Marvel heroes going head-to-head with some of their most iconic foes in these all-new covers!

Look for Marvel’s BRING ON THE BAD GUYS variants on these select titles:

  • AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #27 by Woo Cheol Lee – featuring Molten Man
  • AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #28 by Bengal – featuring Anna Kravenoff
  • AVENGERS #23 Mike McKone – featuring Count Nefaria
  • BLACK CAT #3 by Inhyuk Lee – featuring Black Cat
  • BLACK PANTHER #15 by Ryan Benjamin – featuring Killmonger
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA #13 Patch Zircher – featuring Red Skull
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL #9 J.G. Jones – featuring Yon-Ragg
  • CONAN THE BARBARIAN SPECIAL #1 by TBD
  • DAREDEVIL #9 by TBD
  • DAREDEVIL #10 by Junggeun Yoon  – featuring Elektra
  • DOCTOR STRANGE #18 Martin – featuring Nightmare
  • DOCTOR STRANGE #19 by Nordsol – featuring Dormammu
  • FANTASTIC FOUR #13 by Gerald Parel – featuring Doom
  • FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #10 by TBD
  • FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #11 by TBD
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #8 by TBD
  • IMMORTAL HULK #22 by Ryan Brown – featuring Abomination
  • LOKI #2 by Declan Shalvey  – featuring Loki
  • SAVAGE AVENGERS #4 Zaffino – featuring Kulan Gath
  • THANOS #5 Junggeun Yoon – featuring Thanos
  • THOR #16 by TBD
  • TONY STARK: IRON MAN #15 by Mark Brooks – featuring Madame Masque
  • VENOM #17 by Sunghan Yune – featuring Carnage

This June, Marvel Showcases the Best Suits of Spider-Man with Variants!

This June, celebrate Spider-Man with a series of variant covers that show off the webslinger in the many epic costumes he’s worn over the years, including his stealth suit, symbiote suit, webbing suit, cosmic suit, Fantastic Four suit, and more!

Look for Marvel’s Spider-Man variants on these select titles this June:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #23 by Stuart Immonen

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #24 by Olivier Coipel

CAPTAIN MARVEL #7 by Mike McKone and Rachelle Rosenberg

DEADPOOL #14 by Mark Brooks

DOCTOR STRANGE #16 by David Yardin and David Curiel

FANTASTIC FOUR #11 by Jay Anacleto and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #8 by Adi Granov

IMMORTAL HULK #19 by Ema Lupacchino and David Curiel

MAGNIFICENT MS. MARVEL #4 by Gerald Parel

THANOS #3 by Nick Bradshaw and Morry Hollowell

These Savage Shores #1 – #3 Gets New Printings with Special Collector’s Covers

Vault Comics is thrilled to announce that, due to extremely high demand in the series, These Savage Shores #1 – #3 will receive an additional printing with special collector’s set covers

These design-led covers, created by Vault’s VP of Branding & Design, Tim Daniel, feature striking silhouettes of the book’s main characters while highlighting exceptional inks from the books within the outline.

These Savage Shores readers can purchase the covers as 24 X 36 poster prints right now at the Vault Store

One of the most critically-acclaimed comics of 2018 with interest that continues to grow rapidly as the series concludes this year, These Savage Shores is written by Ram V, drawn by Sumit Kumar, colored by Vitorio Astone, and lettered by Aditya Bidikar.

There’s still time to order: These Savage Shores #1-3 reprints will hit shelves May 22, 2019.

Issue #1, Cover art featuring Bishan.

Two centuries after the first European ship sailed to the Malabar Coast and made landfall at Calicut, The East India Company seeks to secure its future along the lucrative Silk Route, in the year 1766. An old evil now sails aboard a company ship, hoping to make a home in this new found land. But he will soon find that the ground along the Indus is an ancient one with daemons and legends far older than himself.

These Savage Shores Issue #1, Cover art featuring Bishan

Issue #2, Cover art featuring Kori.

The untimely demise of a nobleman gives the East India Company a new angle in negotiations to build their trade route. A vampire hunter finds bigger prey than he had bargained for, deep within the royal reserve.Along These Savage Shores, where the hunt is eternal, and hunter and hunted move in shadow.

These Savage Shores Issue #2, Cover art featuring Kori

Issue #3, Cover art featuring Count Grano.

The stench of war clings to the air as Hyder Ali of Mysore comes calling for the levy. Good men and demons alike are set to march, even as lovers part with the promise of a safe return. But in these troubling times the promise of a hunt brings the devil himself to this faraway coast.Along These Savage Shores where blood begets blood and dawn-light shimmers over a land soaked in betrayal.

These Savage Shores Issue #3, Cover art featuring Count Grano
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