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Stephanie Hans’ Black Knight: Curse of the Ebony Blade Connecting Covers Revealed

The very legacy of the Black Knight is in peril in writer Simon Spurrier and artist Sergio Dávila’s Black Knight: Curse of the Ebony Blade. The hot new series following cursed hero Dane Whitman is tackling the fascinating mythology behind the Black Knight in a conflict spanning mythical Camelot to modern-day NYC. To celebrate this hero’s latest epic adventure, Marvel is unveiling a stunning collection of connecting covers by acclaimed artist Stephanie Hans!

With new allies like Elsa Bloodstone and mysterious newcomer Jacks at his side, Dane is doing all he can to prevent the magical Ebony Blade from falling into his ancient foe Mordred’s hands. But Dane’s struggle for control of his destiny will force him to confront the inner darkness that fuels his powers and before the dust settles, he’ll have to face hard truths about himself, the Ebony Blade, and the entire history of the Black Knight.

Fans can now feast their eyes on all five covers as they lay out the rich history of the Black Knight mantle from Stan Lee and Joe Maneely’s original creation to the villainous days of Nathan Garrett to Dane Whitman’s time as an Avenger!

Check out all five Legend of the Black Knight covers now and an exclusive sneak peek of Black Knight: Curse of the Ebony Blade #4, on sale June 30th!

Image and Skybound Reveals New Skybound X Covers

The comic book event of the summer is almost here and Image and Skybound revealed rare new variant covers to all five issues of Skybound X. The weekly series features the first appearances of Clementine (the star of the bestselling video game series TELLTALE’S THE WALKING DEAD), Everyday Hero Machine Boy and Sea Serpent’s Heir along with the return of fan-favorite “Rick Grimes 2000”! Join the most-superstar-packed lineup in comics as Robert Kirkman, Ryan Ottley, Tillie Walden, Donny Cates, Joshua Williamson, Chip Zdarsky, James Harren, and Daniel Warren Johnson celebrate the past, present, and future of the Skybound beginning Wednesday, July 7.

The newly revealed incentive variant covers feature stunning black and white versions of the previously announced covers to Skybound X, with extra rare versions of the main cover art featuring “Rick Grimes 2000” and the most shocking vision of The Walking Dead you’ve ever seen!

Skybound X #1  will be available at  comic book shops  and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, July 7 with subsequent issues releasing weekly.

On-Sale Wednesday, July 7, 2021:

  • Skybound X #1 Cover A by Ryan Ottley (Diamond Code MAY210037) 
  • Skybound X #1 Cover B by James Harren (Diamond Code MAY210038) 
  • Skybound X #1 Cover C by Tillie Walden (Diamond Code MAY210039) 
  • Skybound X #1 Cover D by Charlie Adlard (Diamond Code MAY210040) 
  • Skybound X #1 Cover E Blank Sketch Cover (Diamond Code MAY210041) 
  • Skybound X #1 Cover F 1:10 Incentive Cover by James Harren (Diamond Code APR219065) 
  • Skybound X #1 Cover G 1:10 Incentive Cover by Tillie Walden (Diamond Code APR219066) 
  • Skybound X #1 Cover H 1:10 Incentive Cover by Charlie Adlard (Diamond Code APR219067) 
  • Skybound X #1 Cover I 1:25 Incentive Cover by Ryan Ottley (Diamond Code APR219068) 

On-Sale Wednesday, July 14, 2021: 

  • Skybound X #2 Cover A by Cliff Rathburn (Diamond Code MAY210042) 
  • Skybound X #2 Cover B by Andrei Bressan (Diamond Code MAY210043) 
  • Skybound X #2 Cover C by Tri Vuong & Irma Kniivila (Diamond Code MAY210044) 
  • Skybound X #2 Cover D 1:10 Incentive Cover by Andrei Bressan (Diamond Code APR219069) 
  • Skybound X #2 Cover E 1:10 Incentive Cover by Tri Vuong & Irma Kniivila (Diamond Code APR219070) 
  • Skybound X #2 Cover F 1:25 Incentive Cover by Cliff Rathburn (Diamond Code APR219071) 

On-Sale Wednesday, July 21, 2021: 

  • Skybound X #3 Cover A by Arthur Adams (Diamond Code MAY210045) 
  • Skybound X #3 Cover B by Cory Walker (Diamond Code MAY210046) 
  • Skybound X #3 Cover C by Erica Henderson (Diamond Code MAY210047) 
  • Skybound X #3 Cover D by Daniel Warren Johnson (Diamond Code MAY210048)
  • Skybound X #3 Cover E 1:10 Incentive Cover by Cory Walker (Diamond Code APR219072) 
  • Skybound X #3 Cover F 1:10 Incentive Cover by Erica Henderson (Diamond Code APR219073) 
  • Skybound X #3 Cover G 1:10 Incentive Cover by Daniel Warren Johnson (Diamond Code APR219074) 
  • Skybound X #3 Cover H 1:25 Incentive Cover by Arthur Adams (Diamond Code APR219075) 

On-Sale Wednesday, July 28, 2021: 

  • Skybound X #4 Cover A by Charlie Adlard (Diamond Code MAY210049) 
  • Skybound X #4 Cover B by Khary Randolph (Diamond Code MAY210050)
  • Skybound X #4 Cover C by Pablo Tunica (Diamond Code MAY210051) 
  • Skybound X #4 Cover D 1:10 Incentive Cover by Khary Randolph (Diamond Code APR219076) 
  • Skybound X #4 Cover E 1:10 Incentive Cover by Pablo Tunica (Diamond Code APR219077) 
  • Skybound X #4 Cover F 1:25 Incentive Cover by Charlie Adlard (Diamond Code APR219078) 

On-Sale Wednesday, August 4, 2021: 

  • Skybound X #5 Cover A by David Finch (Diamond Code MAY210052) 
  • Skybound X #5 Cover B by Chris Schweizer (Diamond Code MAY210053)
  • Skybound X #5 Cover C by Jason Howard (Diamond Code MAY210054) 
  • Skybound X #5 Cover D 1:10 Incentive Cover by Chris Schweizer (Diamond Code APR219079) 
  • Skybound X #5 Cover E 1:10 Incentive Cover by Jason Howard (Diamond Code APR219080) 
  • Skybound X #5 Cover F 1:25 Incentive Cover by David Finch (Diamond Code APR219081) 

20 Fists #1 Gets a Pride Variant Raising Money for Brace Space Alliance of Chicago

20 Fists #1 Pride Variant

The first issue of the critically acclaimed action-romance series 20 Fists is getting a re-release Pride Variant by Kira Okamoto available on sourcepointpress.com for a limited time. Half of all proceeds from the 20 Fists #1 Pride Variant will be donated to Brave Space Alliance, an LGBTQ+ Center located in Chicago.

20 Fists is written by Frankee White, illustrated by Kat Baumann with color by Gabriela Contreras and letters by DC Hopkins.

This a comic about fist fights and bad romance. The No Names are new to the 20 Fists Fight League. As they begin to make a name for themselves the worst possible thing happens: their leader Chel falls for Billie, the leader of their rival crew The Big Jackets. Now, with their crews about to meet up for another battle, Chel and Billie need to decide… to make love or war?

Brave Space Alliance is the first Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ+ Center located on the South Side of Chicago, and designed to create and provide affirming and culturally competent services for the entire LGBTQ+ community of Chicago. To learn more and/or donate, visit bravespacealliance.org.

The 20 Fists #1 Pride Variant is available on sourcepointpress.com for the month of June, 2021.

John Cassaday Jupiter Legacy: Requiem Variants Revealed

In celebration of the recent Netflix success of Jupiter’s Legacy, Mark Millar and Tommy Lee Edwards’ 12-issue series Jupiter’s Legacy: Requiem will feature two rare foil covers—a silver variant and a gold variant—by artist John Cassaday.

The highly collectible silver foil cover will be a 1:10 copy incentive variant and available in limited quantities—exclusively at local comic shops—upon release Wednesday, June 16. Interested fans should inquire with their local comic shop for availability. 

The Jupiter’s Legacy: Requiem #1 gold foil variant will ship to retailers as a thank you for their ongoing support of the Jupiter’s Legacy series. 

Jupiter’s Legacy: Requiem #1 will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, June 16:

  • Jupiter’s Legacy: Requiem #1 Cover A Edwards – APR210095
  • Jupiter’s Legacy: Requiem #1 Cover B Quitely – APR210096
  • Jupiter’s Legacy: Requiem #1 Cover C Quitely B&W – APR210097
  • Jupiter’s Legacy: Requiem #1 Cover D Jock – APR210098
  • Jupiter’s Legacy: Requiem #1 Cover E Netflix Season 1 variant – APR210099
  • Jupiter’s Legacy: Requiem #1 Cover F Yildirim – APR210100
  • Jupiter’s Legacy: Requiem #1 Cover G Blank cover – APR210101
  • Jupiter’s Legacy: Requiem #1 Cover H 1:10 copy incentive silver foil – APR210102

Omega-Level Mutants Join Together on New Planet-Size X-Men Covers

Fifty years ago, Giant-Size X-Men changed our world. This June, Planet-Size X-Men changes our universe.

This June, the Hellfire Trading Company invites readers everywhere to the inaugural Hellfire Gala to announce the first team of Krakoan X-Men to the world and reveal the startling plans that mutantkind has in store for the Marvel Universe. This highly anticipated comics event will unfold in issues of your favorite ongoing X-Men series as well as Planet-Size X-Men, a special double-sized one-shot from two of mutantkind’s most masterful creators: writer Gerry Duggan and artist Pepe Larraz. On sale June 16th, Planet-Size X-Men will be a pivotal chapter in the X-Men mythos with an epic story that has been built up since the very beginning of Jonathan Hickman’s X-Men era. Omega-level mutants will take center stage and new omega-level mutants will be introduced as Magneto puts the pieces in place for an ambitious plan that will truly change everything…

Check out some never-before-seen variant covers by artists Olivier Coipel, Terry Dodson, and Rachel Dodson as well as a first look at interior artwork. And be there for the issue that will go down in X-Men history when Planet-Size X-Men #1 hits stands on June 16th.

Inhyuk Lee Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage with Variant Covers

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Marvel has announced a brand-new variant cover collection by the renowned and best-selling variant cover artist, InHyuk Lee! Coming to comics shop this August, Lee’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Variant Covers (AAPI Covers) will highlight Marvel’s ongoing, ever-expanding representation of the vastness of all Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Island with a stunning depiction of Marvel’s most inspiring Asian heroes. Blending their modern superhero looks with bold streetwear, traditional cultural elements, and more, these striking portraits will adorn the covers of your favorite Marvel titles and will star the following heroes:

  • Shang-Chi
  • Ms. Marvel
  • Psylocke
  • Jubilee
  • Silk
  • Amadeus Cho
  • Jimmy Woo
  • Armor

Check out the first five now and collect all eight Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Variant Covers (AAPI Covers) starting on August 4th!

  • AVENGERS #47 ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE VARIANT COVER (AAPI COVER) by INHYUK LEE
  • IMMORTAL HULK #49 ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE VARIANT COVER (AAPI COVER) by INHYUK LEE
  • HELLIONS #14 ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE VARIANT COVER (AAPI COVER) by INHYUK LEE
  • X-MEN #2 ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE VARIANT COVER (AAPI COVER) by INHYUK LEE
  • AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #72 ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE VARIANT COVER (AAPI COVER) by INHYUK LEE
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL #11 ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE VARIANT COVER (AAPI COVER) by INHYUK LEE
  • MARVEL’S VOICES: IDENTITY #1 ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE VARIANT COVER (AAPI COVER) by INHYUK LEE
  • WOLVERINE #15 ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE VARIANT COVER (AAPI COVER) by INHYUK LEE

The Six Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton Gets a Variant Cover by Erica Henderson

Image Comics and Skybound have revealed a new variant cover by Erica Henderson and a first look at interior art from the hotly anticipated action/mystery series The Six Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton by Eisner Award nominees Kyle Starks and Chris Schweizer.

The world’s most unlikable action star has been found dead, and his previous TV sidekicks take it upon themselves to find out who killed him. But how can you catch a murderer when almost everyone hated the victim? Time for the sidekicks to become the stars of this show…that is, if any can survive the STUNTMAN WAR!

In addition to a stunning new variant from Henderson, this debut issue will feature a Pride variant by Ed Luce.

The Six Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton #1  will be available at  comic book shops  and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, June 9:

  • The  Six  Sidekicks  of Trigger Keaton #1  Cover A by Schweizer (APR210126)
  • The  Six  Sidekicks  of Trigger Keaton #1  Cover B Henderson (APR210127)
  • The  Six  Sidekicks  of Trigger Keaton #1  Cover C Pride variant by Ed Luce (MAR219150)  

Marvel Reveals Phil Jimenez’s Pride Month Variant Covers

This June, Marvel will commemorate Pride Month with a new series of stunning variant covers by legendary artist Phil Jimenez! Spotlighting Marvel’s growing LGBTQ+ representation, Marvel’s Pride Month Variant Covers will feature some of Marvel’s most popular LGBTQ+ heroes: Wiccan and Hulkling, America Chavez, Mystique, Northstar, Iceman, Moondragon, Black Cat, Daken, and the new Valkyrie, Runa. These stunning depictions will proudly adorn the covers of your favorite Marvel titles throughout the month of June.

Check them out below and collect all nine Pride Month Variant Covers starting on June 2nd!

  • BLACK CAT #7 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER
  • MARAUDERS #21 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Iceman
  • X-MEN #21 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Mystique (APR210772)
  • THE MIGHTY VALKYRIES #3 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Runa (APR210877)
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #15 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Moondragon (APR210928)
  • MARVEL’S VOICES: PRIDE #1 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER A featuring America Chavez (APR210814)
  • MARVEL’S VOICES: PRIDE #1 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER B featuring Hulkling and Wiccan (APR210816)
  • WOLVERINE #13 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Daken (APR210792)
  • X-FACTOR #10 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Northstar (APR210802)

Steve Rogers, Sam Wilson, and More Unite for Carmen Carnero’s The United States of Captain America #1 Variant Cover

It’s the ultimate Captain America team up for the iconic Marvel hero’s 80th anniversary in The United States of Captain America! This June, writer Christopher Cantwell and artist Dale Eaglesham will bring Steve Rogers, Sam Wilson, Bucky Barnes, and John Walker on a grand adventure across the county to recover Captain America’s stolen shield. Along the way, they’ll run into heroes who have been inspired to follow in Steve Roger’s footsteps. These fascinating new shield-bearers will offer an illuminating look at the very concepts that define Captain America and the powerful impact the hero has had on the world outside your window. Get a glimpse at the entire lineup of these new characters on Marvel Stormbreaker Carmen Carnero’s newly revealed variant cover for The United States of Captain America #1. It features color from Alejandro Sanchez.

Fans have already been introduced to local “captains” Aaron Fischer and Nichelle Wright, who will have their stories told in The United States of Captain America #1 and The United States of Captain America #2. Be sure to stay tuned tomorrow when Marvel reveals the next exciting addition to Captain America’s legacy, set to debut in August’s The United States of Captain America #3!

The United States of Captain America #1 Carmen Carnero variant

Black Cat is on the Prowl in the Phil Jimenez Pride Cover

This June, Marvel will commemorate Pride Month this year with a new series of stunning variant covers by legendary artist Phil Jimenez! These Pride Month Variant Covers will spotlight Marvel’s growing LGBTQ+ representation, and when first announced in March, fans got to see Jimenez’s incredible depictions of Iceman, Daken, America Chavez, and Northstar. Now check out another popular hero, Black Cat in a stunning cover that will proudly adorn the cover of Black Cat #7, an upcoming issue of Jed MacKay’s hit ongoing run.

See below for a full list of Pride Month Variants and be on the lookout for more reveals coming soon!

  • BLACK CAT #7 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER (APR210898)
  • MARAUDERS #21 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Iceman (APR210751)
  • X-MEN #21 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Mystique (APR210772)
  • THE MIGHTY VALKYRIES #3 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Runa (APR210877)
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #15 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Moondragon (APR210928)
  • MARVEL’S VOICES: PRIDE #1 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring America Chavez (APR210814)
  • MARVEL’S VOICES: PRIDE #1 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER B featuring Hulkling and Wiccan (APR210816)
  • WOLVERINE #13 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Daken (APR210792)
  • X-FACTOR #10 PRIDE MONTH VARIANT COVER featuring Northstar (APR210802)
Black Cat #7 Pride Month Variant Cover
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