Variant covers remain hot right now, and that includes Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy variants to a DC month from Darwyn Cooke and others featuring The Flash and Harley Quinn. It’s making collectors get to their local comics shops earlier and earlier each Wednesday so they can get the issues in the best condition possible. Well, a new variant has just been announced, and I’m having mixed feeling about it. It’s called the “first-ever shrinking variant” cover for Ant-Man #1, arriving in stores this January.
Press Release This January – the small hero with the big time heroics is ready for his shot in ANT-MAN #1, the new ongoing series from critically acclaimed creators Nick Spencer (Superior Foes of Spider-Man, Avengers World) and Ramon Rosanas (Night of the Living Deadpool). But first, Marvel is proud to present your first look at the exclusive Ant-Man #1 Shrinking Variant – available only in comic shops!
In the conclusion of the Guardians of the Galaxy Original Sin tie-in, we finally learn Nova’s fate in the Cancerverse. Did he go out as he lived, in a blaze of glory? Or was it not with a bang but with a whimper? Behold, thine review awaits! In the conclusion of the Guardians of the Galaxy Original Sin tie-in, we finally learn Nova’s fate in the Cancerverse. Did he go out as he lived, in a blaze of glory? Or was it not with a bang but with a whimper? Behold, thine review awaits! Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Pencils: Ed
Marvel has announced that Ed McGuinness is providing the cover art for the upcoming Avengers X-Sanction #1. And since it has been too long since we’ve featured McGuinness in the Art Appreciation Moment of the Day, now seems like the best time.
If you were still trying to figure out Marvel’s cryptic teaser image, you don’t have to burn anymore brain cells as it’s been announced that Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness are bringing Cable back in Cable Reborn. Marvel’s EIC Axel Alonso believes that Cable will be one of “breakout” Marvel characters of 2012, and Loeb is just happy to be back doing one of the characters that worked on when he first came to Marvel, back in the day (the early 1990s) when comics were still “on paper,” as he jokingly put it. You’re going to have to wait a
Press Release Megastars Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness (HULK, Superman/Batman) reunite this December for an action packed story of epic proportions. Want to know what it is? Find out in two weeks at the Cup O’ Joe Panel (Saturday, July 23rd at 2:45PM PST) during Comic Con International in San Diego! via Marvel
For those who thought there might be room for two Captain Americas in the Marvel Universe, your hopes may be dashed with the announcement that Captain America becomes Captain America and Bucky with issue #620.
Marvel has announced artist Ed McGuinness will return to the Hulk title beginning with issue #30. “Thanks to his amazing run with Jeph Loeb, Ed’s become THE definitive Hulk artist of our time,” said Senior Editor Mark Paniccia. “HULK #30 is pure McGuinness madness, introducing new characters that are bound to be instant classics, and some Hulk villains that fans have been frothing for. All this and the Impossible Man, too.” According to the company, the issue will find Red Hulk and Green Hulk teaming up to put an end to something bad. In the press release, Marvel said “The
Rulk is getting the Kotobukiya statue treatment in July 2010 with a 13-inch, 1/6th scale beatuty that shows off Ed McGuinness’ art style in three dimensions. Sculpted by master artist Eric Sosa, Red Hulk stands almost 13 inches tall (1/6th scale), veritably leaping off of his exclusive â€œgeoramaâ€ base.Â Not only does the volcanic earth look great on its own, it will connect to the base on the upcoming Hulk to form a dynamic battle scene! The statue will only set you back $199. Complete gallery after the jump.