Marvel Comics – News week (January 28th, 2019)

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Marvel this past week had quite a few interesting announcements, including a preview of a variant cover for WAR OF THE REALMS #1, details on their Free Comic Book Day 2019 release, and more.

The week kicked off with a preview of a variant cover by Greg Horn, for the upcoming War of the Realms #1 crossover title.

The first part of the six issue mini-series from Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman will be released this April.

The next piece of news was details on Marvel’s Free Comic Book Day 2019. FCBD Avengers will feature 2 different stories. The first from Jason Aaron, and Stefano Caselliwith Gerry Duggan and Mike Deodato handling the second story.

Look for the issue on May 4th, 2019 with a cover by Ed McGuinness.

Lastly this week was a preview of a variant cover for CHAMPIONS #3 as part of Marvel’s celebration for International Women’s Day.

The cover by artist Elsa Charretier and colorist Sarah Stern features some of Marvel’s notable female characters including Ms. Marvel, Viv Vision, Ironheart, Snowguard, Wasp, and Captain Marvel.

All press releases for this weeks news are below. All artwork courtesy of Marvel.

Marvel Releases New WAR OF THE REALMS #1 Van Art Cover

New York, NY—January 28, 2019— The War Of The Realms is coming…and no corner of the Marvel Universe will be untouched! Today, Marvel is excited to release a special Van art cover by superstar artist Greg Horn! This stunning landscape cover will be available as a WAR OF THE REALMS #1 variant cover.

This April, all hell will break loose as Marvel’s epic event from the award-winning creative team of Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman, and Matthew Wilson usher in an event of unparalleled scale! Plus, don’t miss a special midnight release of WAR OF THE REALMS #1 for retailers – be sure to check future Marvel mailers for details!

For more information on WAR OF THE REALMS, visit Marvel.com.

WAR OF THE REALMS #1 (of 6)

Written by JASON AARON

Art by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN

Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS & MATTHEW WILSON

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2019: Announcing FCBD AVENGERS #1 from Jason Aaron, Stefano Caselli, Gerry Duggan, and Mike Deodato!

New York, NY—February 1, 2019—Free Comic Book Day 2019 is the perfect chance to dive deep into the Marvel Universe with new stories and exciting adventures alongside some of Marvel’s most acclaimed creators – and this year, Marvel is bringing you the biggest and boldest stories yet!

Fresh off its 2018 GEM award win for Best Free Comic Book Day Book (FCBD 2018 Avengers Captain America), Marvel is excited to reveal the creative team and cover for FCBD AVENGERS #1!

A story by industry superstars Jason Aaron and Stefano Caselli sets the stage of the main Avengers series just in time for Marvel’s highly anticipated Avengers: Endgame, while an all-new thrilling tale from Gerry Duggan and Mike Deodato creates one of the most dynamic and deadly versions of the Avengers ever – stay tuned to learn more!

In addition to the comic, select retailers will receive FREE Avengers promo buttons highlighting the dynamic and stunning cover art from FCBD AVENGERS #1 by Ed McGuinness, available while supplies last!

Keep an eye on Marvel for more Free Comic Book Day announcements in the days to come!

FCBD AVENGERS #1

Written by JASON AARON and GERRY DUGGAN

Art by STEFANO CASELLI and MIKE DEODATO

Cover by ED MCGUINNESS

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a new cover by Elsa Charretier and Sarah Stern!

New York, NY—January 31, 2019—In celebration of International Women’s Day this March, Marvel is excited to show off a brand-new variant cover for CHAMPIONS #3 showcasing leading ladies Ms. Marvel, Viv Vision, Ironheart, Snowguard, and Wasp – as well as the legacy of Captain Marvel – illustrated by superstar artist Elsa Charretier and colorist Sarah Stern!

Best known for her work on 2017’s critically acclaimed THE UNSTOPPABLE WASP, Charretier’s art has appeared in series such as The Unbelievable Gwenpool and Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat! while Sarah Stern’s brilliant colors have been dazzling the industry in books such as Oni Press’s Rick and Morty and IDW’s Jem and the Holograms: Infinite.

Don’t miss your chance to pick up this stunning new variant cover in local comic shops on March 6th, just ahead of this year’s International Women’s Day!

CHAMPIONS #3

Written by JIM ZUB

Art by STEVEN CUMMINGS

Cover by KIM JACINTO and RAIN BEREDO

International Women’s Day variant cover by ELSA CHARRETIER and SARAH STERN (DEC188992)

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