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It’s Knullified Variants for Marvel as the King in Black Takes Over

Knull is coming. The God of Symbiotes will make his long-dreaded arrival this December in King in Black, the monumental event that delivers on everything Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman have built up in their groundbreaking run on Venom. To celebrate this epic storyline, readers can see Knullified versions of their favorite Marvel heroes on twisted variant covers coming in December.

These chaotic versions of heroes like Captain America, Thor, and Storm reveal just what happens when Knull’s overwhelming darkness overcomes the Marvel Universe as we know it. You can see some of these glorious covers now featuring an all-star lineup of amazing artists including Skan, Ken Lashley, Taurin Clark, Iban Coello, and more! Be on the lookout for more Knullified variant covers coming your way and brace yourself for Knull’s impact this December in King in Black!

  • BLACK CAT #1 KNULLIFIED VARIANT by TAURIN CLARK
  • BLACK WIDOW #4 KNULLIFIED VARIANT by SKAN
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA #26 KNULLIFIED VARIANT by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL #24 KNULLIFIED VARIANT by TRADD MOORE
  • CONAN THE BARBARIAN #17 KNULLIFIED VARIANT by E.M. GIST
  • FANTASTIC FOUR #27 KNULLIFIED VARIANT by JUAN FERREYA
  • GHOST RIDER: RETURN OF VENGEANCE #1 KNULLIFIED VARIANT by KYLE HOTZ
  • THOR #10 KNULLIFIED VARIANT by KEN LASHLEY
  • VENOM #31 KNULLIFIED VARIANT by FRANCISCO HERRERA
  • X-MEN #16 KNULLIFIED VARIANT COVER by IBAN COELLO

Preview: Venom #28

Venom #28

(W) Donny Cates (A) Juan Gedeon (CA) Geoff Shaw
Rated T+
In Shops: Sep 23, 2020
SRP: $3.99

As if ONE new threat to Eddie Brock and his son, Dylan, wasn’t bad enough, an entirely different foe rears its monstrous head as Eddie and Dylan try to find their way! But in this dangerous new world, Eddie’s also enlisted the help of some new allies, some of whom have familiar faces – and who Eddie may never want to leave!

Venom #28

Diamond Select Toys’ NYCC 2020 Exclusives are Revealed

New York Comic-Con 2020 has gone online and joined the Metaverse, but you can’t stop the NYCC exclusives! Diamond Select Toys is offering five exclusives this year, including four available through a variety of retailers and one that is only at shop.diamondselecttoys.com! To check out the exclusive Gallery dioramas and Vinimates vinyl figures based on Marvel Comics, Godzilla and the Rocketeer, read on, then find a comic shop or place your order online!

Rocketeer Vinimates Rocketeer Noir NYCC 2020 Vinyl Figure

Extra! Extra! The newsreels are alive with footage of the latest homegrown hero, the high-flying Rocketeer! This 4-inch Vinimates vinyl figure features an all-new black, white and silver paint scheme, to resemble the newspaper photos and film footage of the day. With an articulated head and a pose straight from the movie, this exclusive Vinimate comes packaged in a full-color box, and is limited to only 300 pieces. Only at shop.diamondselecttoys.com! Designed by Barry Bradfield! A Diamond Select Toys release! (Item #NOV198148, $9.99)

Godzilla Vinimates Fire Rodan NYCC 2020 Vinyl Figure

Rodan returns! As seen in Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II, the winged Kaiju Rodan is re-animated as Fire Rodan, with an all new paint scheme on his Vinimates vinyl figure! Measuring approximately 4 inches tall, this Vinimate features an articulated neck and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Limited to only 1,000 pieces! Designed by Barry Bradfield! A Diamond Select Toys release! (Item #JUN208517, SRP: $9.99)

Marvel Comic Gallery Lady Deadpool Unmasked NYCC 2020 PVC Diorama

This Diorama is a beauty! Lady Deadpool removes her mask for this exclusive Marvel Gallery Diorama, revealing her beautiful, unscarred face. Measuring approximately 8 inches tall, this sword-brandishing sculpture is made of high-quality PVC and features detailed sculpting and paint applications. It comes packaged in a full-color window box. Limited to only 1,000 pieces! Sculpted by Alejandro Pereira! A Diamond Select Toys release! (Item #APR208467, SRP: $49.99)

Marvel Comic Gallery Venom Glow-in-the-Dark NYCC 2020 PVC Diorama

They are Venom! Eddie Brock reunites with his partner in hate, the alien symbiote, to become Venom once more in this exclusive Marvel Gallery Diorama! Measuring approximately 9 inches tall, this sculpture depicts Venom mid-merge, with Brock visible under the symbiote, and features glow-in-the-dark paint details! It is made of a high-grade PVC with detailed sculpting and paint applications and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Limited to only 2,000 pieces!  Designed by Caesar, sculpted by Phil Ramirez. A Diamond Select Toys release! (Item #DEC198501, SRP: $49.99)

Marvel Comic Gallery Jubilee Bubble NYCC 2020 PVC Diorama

The X-Men’s resident sparkler kicks butt and chews bubble gum in this exclusive Gallery Diorama! Wearing her trademark yellow coat, this version of Jubilee blows a bubble as she dodges the Danger Room’s attacks. The X-Woman stands approximately 8 inches tall, and is made of a high-grade PVC with detailed sculpting and paint applications. She comes packaged in a full-color window box. Limited to only 1,000 pieces! Designed by Uriel Caton, sculpted by Alejandro Pereira. A Diamond Select Toys release! (Item #JUL198251, SRP: $50.00)

King in Black Descends on the Marvel Universe in December

The long-dreaded arrival of Knull, god of the symbiotes, is almost at hand. Backed by a massive army of symbiotic monsters, the terrifying new villain poses a threat unlike any the Marvel Universe has ever seen. The latest chapter in writer Donny Cates and artist Ryan Stegman’s radical reshaping of the Venom mythos, King in Black is an event years in the making that will change everything you thought you knew about symbiotes.

Eddie Brock has already seen the chaos that Knull will bring firsthand in the pages of Venom, but he won’t be facing him alone. Knull’s unrelenting darkness will enshroud every corner of the Marvel Universe in various titles debuting this December! This past week saw announcements about new titles and tie-ins showcasing how Knull’s unrelenting darkness will enshroud every corner of the Marvel Universe! Bruce Banner will have to fight through a planet of symbiotes in King in Black: Immortal Hulk #1 by writer Al Ewing and artist Aaron Kuder; writer Christopher Cantrell and artist Salvador Larroca will celebrate Knull-mas with a twisted yuletide tale of unlikely allies in King on Black: Iron Man/Doctor Doom #1; and Kurt Busiek, Ben Dewey, and Jonas Scharf’s King in Black: Namor #1 offers a deep dive into Marvel history to learn about Knull’s chilling connection to Atlantis. King in Black will also tie-in to ongoing titles such as Spider-Woman #7 by Karla Pacheco and Pere Pérez and the new Black Cat #1 by Jed MacKay and C.F. Villa. You also won’t want to miss Eddie coming face to face with the lord of the abyss for the first time in Venom #31, written by Donny Cates with art by Iban Coello.


KING IN BLACK #1 (OF 5)

Written by DONNY CATES
Art and Cover by RYAN STEGMAN

DARKNESS REIGNS!

After a campaign across the galaxy, Knull’s death march arrives to Earth and, worse yet, he hasn’t come alone! With an army of hundreds of thousands of symbiote dragons at his command, the King in Black is a force unlike any Earth’s heroes have ever faced. EDDIE BROCK, A.K.A. VENOM has seen firsthand the chaos that even one of Knull’s symbiotic monsters can wreak – will he survive an encounter with the God of the Abyss himself? From Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, JP Mayer, Frank Martin and VC’s Clayton Cowles comes the definitive chapter in their two-year-long VENOM saga that changed everything you thought you knew about symbiotes!

KING IN BLACK #1 (OF 5)

KING IN BLACK #2 (OF 5)

Written by DONNY CATES
Art and Cover by RYAN STEGMAN

HAIL TO THE KING!

KING IN BLACK #2 (OF 5)

VENOM #31

Written by DONNY CATES
Art and Cover by IBAN COELLO

KING IN BLACK ARRIVES!

What happens to Eddie Brock when he finally comes face to face with the lord of the abyss, the KING IN BLACK: KNULL?

VENOM #31

BLACK CAT #1

Written by JED MACKAY
Art by C.F. VILLA
Cover by PEPE LARRAZ

THE CAT IN BLACK IS BACK!

Feeling lucky? Knull’s attack on Earth interrupts the Black Cat’s latest heist, and if you know Felicia, you know that’s a problem. So the Cat and her crew aim to steal something of greatest value to both Knull and Earth’s hope of survival. You’ll have to pick up this issue to find out what! This issue guest-stars the X-Men! Captain America! And Doctor Strange! DO NOT MISS IT!!!

BLACK CAT #1

KING IN BLACK:  IRON MAN/DOCTOR DOOM #1

Written by CHRISTOPHER CANTWELL
Art and Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA

Iron Man has risked everything to save Eddie Brock, but now he’s left with nothing but guilt. As longtime ‘frenemy’ Doctor Doom shows up with both counseling words and ulterior motives, they’lll be forced to battle an all-too-familiar specter of the holiday season—albeit one now twisted and controlled by the recent invasion of Earth by the symbiote homeworld. As Iron Man and Doom fight as temporary allies, their unexpected encounter both with each other and a horrifying inversion of yuletide joy may ultimately reveal to them the true meaning of Knull-mas.

KING IN BLACK: IMMORTAL HULK #1

Written by AL EWING
Art and Cover by AARON KUDER

A PRESENT FOR THE HULK!

The Hulk is in a bad place. Half of his alters are dead or missing — including Bruce Banner — and the Leader’s got the rest of him on the ropes. But never let it be said that Joe Fixit doesn’t know how to have a good time — and he’s out to make sure this is the best holiday the Hulk’s ever had. He just has to fight his way through a planet of symbiotes first.

KING IN BLACK: IMMORTAL HULK #1

KING IN BLACK: NAMOR #1 (OF 5)

Written by KURT BUSIEK
Art by BEN DEWEY AND JONAS SCHARF
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS  YU

Spinning out of the KING IN BLACK epic comes a dark, chilling story of the birth of Atlantis’s greatest villains. The players: Namor, Lady Dorma of Atlantis, the outsider Attuma — all still in their teen years — and The Swift Riders, the Atlantean Empire’s greatest heroes. It begins with alliances and possibility, as Attuma’s people may join the Empire…but what lies ahead is tragedy, betrayal, and the unleashing of dangerous, deadly magics. A deep dive into Marvel history…and the birth of a threat that will only grow in menace across time.

KING IN BLACK: NAMOR #1 (OF 5)

KING IN BLACK: NAMOR #2 (OF 5)

Written by KURT BUSIEK
Art by BEN DEWEY AND JONAS SCHARF
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU

The Young Namor, Attuma and Dorma get to accompany the Swift Riders on a mission, see them in action and learn from them. But the mission involves Russian alchemists in 1930s Murmansk, a dangerous mystic relic, and a catastrophe that brings to life the most menacing threat that Atlantis has ever faced! Now all of undersea civilization is imperiled, and only three youngsters can save it!

KING IN BLACK: NAMOR #2 (OF 5)

SPIDER-WOMAN #7

Written by KARLA PACHECO
Art by PERE PÉREZ
Cover by JUNGGEUN YOON

Abandoned by her friends, there’s only one person who comes to Jess’ aid…Octavia Vermis! She’s got a cure for Jessica, and the prescription is: Crime! Under the cover of the Knull invasion, Spider-Woman is stealing elements of a cure to her condition…OR IS SHE?

SPIDER-WOMAN #7

Marvel Teams Up with Fortnite for September and October Variants

The worlds of Marvel and the Island collide in Nexus War in Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 4! This new season will feature your favorite Marvel heroes crossing over with the amazing world of the Fortnite via character skins, weapons, comics – and a new series of stunning variant covers releasing this September and October!

Some of the industry’s top artists including Joe Quesada, Ed McGuinness, Sara Pichelli, Russell Dauterman, and more will showcase Fortnite favorites like Blaze and Carbide side by side with the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, and the X-Men! Check out the complete list of the Fortnite variant covers coming your way:

  • AVENGERS #36 Fortnite Variant by Sara Pichelli
  • FANTASTIC FOUR #24 Fortnite Variant by Giuseppe Camuncoli
  • SAVAGE AVENGERS #12 Fortnite Variant by Adam Kubert
  • MARAUDERS #13 Fortnite Variant by Russell Dauterman
  • THOR #8 Fortnite Variant by Olivier Coipel
  • VENOM #29 Fortnite Variant Aaron Kuder
  • X-FORCE #13 Fortnite Variant Joshua Cassara
  • AVENGERS #37 Fortnite Variant by Mark Brooks
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA #24 Fortnite Variant by Ed McGuinness
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL #22 Fortnite Variant by Iban Coello
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #7 Fortnite Variant by Javier Garron
  • IRON MAN #2 Fortnite Variant by Marco Checchetto
  • X-MEN #13 Fortnite Variant by Joe Quesada

Set in Marvel Comics continuity, the events of NEXUS WAR take place between the panels of THOR #4, which released this past March. To learn more, don’t miss a special 10-page Fortnite/Thor crossover story written by Donny Cates and drawn by Greg Land in FANTASTIC FOUR #24, and be sure to keep your eyes peeled in Marvel comics to catch hints of where these characters go – and return from – next!

Eddie Brock Lashes Out in Ryan Stegman’s Venom #28 Variant Cover

Venom Beyond,” the latest mind-melting story in Donny Cates’ acclaimed run on Venom continues in September with Venom #28! With incredible art by Juan Gedeon, “Venom Beyond” finds Eddie Brock and his son, Dylan, trying to find their way in a dangerous new world. This monumental story is packed with monstrous new threats, mysterious new allies, and an eye-popping variant cover by regular Venom artist, Ryan Stegman! Check out Ryan Stegman’s cover below and pick up Venom #28 when it hits stands on September 16th.

Venom #28 Ryan Stegman variant

Preview: Venom #27

Venom #27

(W) Donny Cates (A) Juan Gedeon (CA) Ryan Stegman
Rated T+
In Shops: Aug 12, 2020
SRP: $3.99

When a new and dangerous foe erupts into Eddie Brock’s life, it threatens to rip away everything Eddie holds dear. His son, his symbiote, even himself – EVERYTHING Eddie Brock loves is in jeopardy!

Venom #27

Preview: Venom #26

Venom #26

(W) Donny Cates (A) Iban Coello (CA) Ryan Stegman
Rated T+
In Shops: Jul 15, 2020
SRP: $3.99

“VENOM BEYOND” BEGINS HERE!
If you thought VENOM ISLAND was insane comic book action of the highest order, then shut your yapper and face front, True Believer, because we’re about to outdo ourselves!
For months, the Maker has been fascinated with symbiotes. IN THIS ISSUE we find out why – and what he intends to do with any he can get his hands on…

Venom #26

King in Black Conquers the Marvel Universe this December

This December, the entire Marvel Universe braces itself for King in Black, the latest installment in writer Donny Cates and artist Ryan Stegman’s revolutionary take on the Venom mythos. Knull is coming, and when he arrives, everyone from the Avengers to the X-Men will learn just how unprepared they are to face off against the God of the Symbiotes. Everything in Cates and Stegman’s landmark run on Venom has led up to this monumental story, and readers will finally witness Eddie Brock’s climatic standoff with one of Marvel’s most terrifying villains.

With each mind-bending twist and turn, the stakes will be raised like never before as King in Black flips everything you thought you knew about Venom and the world of the symbiotes upside down and inside out.

Ready or not, don’t miss King in Black #1 when it hits stands this December!

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