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Marvel Reveals First Batch Of “Planet Of The Apes” Variant Covers For February 2023

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The Press Release:
Earlier this year, Marvel Entertainment announced that the PLANET OF THE APES franchise will return to Marvel Comics with all-new stories starting in early 2023! The legendary science fiction franchise has spanned over five decades with media including comics, books, films, television series, video games, and toys and now it’s the dawn of a new era! To celebrate the launch of the upcoming PLANET OF THE APES comic series, some of Marvel’s biggest talents have crafted stunning variant covers depicting Marvel super heroes trapped on a world ruled by apes! Just like the groundbreaking film series, these scenes range from action-packed to poignant and will grace the covers of Marvel’s hottest titles throughout February!

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“Planet Of The Apes” Omnibus

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Marvel Reveals “No-Prize” Variant Covers For February 2023

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The Press Release:
Coveted by generations of True Believers, Marvel Comics’ legendary No-Prizes return in the form of eye-catching new variant covers this February! Coined by Stan Lee, the legendary Marvel No-Prize was originally awarded to fans who called out continuity errors in stories and later were given to those who could expertly explain them away! Over the years, the term and format of the prize itself evolved in many ways, but the spirit of it has remained the same! Celebrating this staple of comics fandom, these variant covers will take readers back to the glory days of the No-Prize by utilizing photographs of the actual iconic envelopes that were mailed out to “winners” in decades past!

Check out the three NO-PRIZE COVERS and stay tuned for announcements about exciting Marvel Comics variant cover programs coming your way in the months ahead! For more information, visit Marvel.com.

On Sale 2/8
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #19: NO-PRIZE VARIANT COVER

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“Amazing Spider-Man” #19 (No-Prize Variant)

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Marvel Reveals Alex Ross “Fantastic Four” Portrait Variant Covers

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The Press Release:
The Fantastic Four are about to enter an all-new era! The upcoming run by writer Ryan North and artist Iban Coello will be ripe with mystery and overflowing with suspense as it finds the team separated after a devastating incident back in New York. The first three issues will deliver exciting standalone adventures starring Ben Grimm and Alicia, Reed and Sue, and Johnny before the team’s heartbreaking and revelatory reunion in February’s FANTASTIC FOUR #4!

In addition to gracing the series with breathtaking main covers, legendary artist Alex Ross will mark this major milestone with a series of variant covers for the opening four issues! Presented in striking black and white and capturing the team’s timeless appeal, the iconic Fantastic Four artist has crafted classic portraits of all four members of the team in these must-have SOLO VARIANT COVERS!
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Marvel Comics Reveals “Classic Homage” Variant Covers for January 2023

The Press Release:
This January, start the year off with a lookback at iconic moments in Marvel Comics history with CLASSIC HOMAGE VARIANT COVERS! These 25 stunning new covers see today’s most popular artists revisit some of the most beloved Marvel Comics covers, injecting them with a modern twist or simply paying tribute to their influential impact by depicting it in their own art style.

From Elektra rocking her new Daredevil costume as she faces off against Bullseye in Frank Cho’s version of Frank Miller’s historic Daredevil #181 to John Romita Jr.’s take on his father’s groundbreaking “Spider-Man No More!” cover to Leinil Francis Yu’s mutant spin on Star Wars #1, these are the covers etched into every comic fan’s brain and now they can see them reborn in fantastic new ways!

Here’s a full list of the covers along with the legendary pieces they were inspired by!

“AMAZING SPIDER-MAN” #17 – Amazing Spider-Man #50

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“Amazing Spider-Man” #17 (Classic Homage Variant)

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Marvel Reveals 2 “Spider-Man” Variant Covers For Local Comic Shop Day

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The Press Release:
Local Comic Shop Day returns for its eighth year on November 23! The annual event organized by ComicsPRO, comics industry’s trade organization, celebrates the independent spirit of local comic book shops and encourages customers to visit their local shops during the holiday season! Marvel Comics is proud to participate once again, this time with two LOCAL COMIC SHOP DAY VARIANT COVERS! In honor of the 60th anniversary of Spider-Man, they’ll grace the covers of November’s issues of both of Spider-Man’s current ongoing series: Zeb Wells and John Romita Jr.’s Amazing Spider-Man and Dan Slott and Mark Bagley’s Spider-Man. Drawn by acclaimed artist Francesco Mobili, these dramatic pinups showcase everyone’s favorite webslingers—Peter Parker and Miles Morales!
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