Sandbox: MARVEL COMICS – NEWS WEEK (OCTOBER 29, 2018)

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This week Marvel had a couple of interesting pieces of news released.

The first was that to celebrate the return of Conan the Barbarian, Marvel will do a series of variant covers across a series of titles in December and January.  Some of the artists who will be working on these covers include Greg LandJ. Scott Campbell, Dave JohnsonDale Keown, Humberto Ramos, and more.

The other piece of news is also about cover art. Marvel released a preview of a variant cover for INFINITY WAR #6. The issue will feature a variant cover from Mark Brooks and will be released on December 19th. The issue was written by Gerry Duggan with art and standard cover art from Mike Deodato Jr. 

Full press releases are below. All artwork is courtesy of Marvel. 

CONAN Faces Marvel Heroes…and Villains!

Featuring covers from Mark Bagley, Carlos Pacheco, Humberto Ramos, Mike McKone and more!

New York, NY—November 1, 2018— This January, Jason Aaron, Mahmud Asrar, and Esad Ribic will bring Conan back to Marvel in the all-new series CONAN THE BARBARIAN #1! And to celebrate Conan’s triumphant return, Marvel is releasing a series of variant covers showcasing the sword-slashing hero with a series of variant covers showcasing Conan facing off against some of Marvel’s most important heroes – and villains!

This December, look for CONAN VERSUS MARVEL HEROES variant covers on the following select titles:

1.       AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #11 by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

2.       AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #12 by MARK BAGLEY

3.       AVENGERS #11 by CARLOS PACHECO

4.       BLACK PANTHER #7 by RICHARD ISANOVE

5.       CAPTAIN AMERICA #6 by BITCH GUICE

6.       DEADPOOL #7 by MARC LAMING

7.       FANTASTIC FOUR #5 by GERALD PAREL

8.       IMMORTAL HULK #10 by INHYUK LEE

9.       THOR #8 by PATCH ZIRCHER

10.   UNCANNY X-MEN #6 by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL

And in January, look for these CONAN VERSUS MARVEL VILLAINS variant covers, on the following select titles:

1.       AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #14 by GREG LAND

2.       AVENGERS #13 by MIKE MCKONE

3.       CAPTAIN AMERICA #7 by DAVE JOHNSON

4.       IMMORTAL HULK #12 by TBD

5.       SPIDER-GWEN: GHOST SPIDER #4 by GORAN PARLOV

6.       THOR #9 by GREG SMALLWOOD

7.       TONY STARK: IRON MAN #8 by VALERIO SCHITI

8.       UNCANNY X-MEN #8 by DALE KEOWN

9.       VENOM #10 by HUMBERTO RAMOS

10.   X-FORCE #2 by JEROME OPENA

Don’t miss your chance to collect all 20 variants starting this December, as Marvel prepares to welcome Conan The Barbarian home!

Marvel Reveals New INFINITY WARS #6 Cover from Mark Brooks!

New York, NY—November 2, 2018— When Gamora used the Infinity Stones to fold reality, she created a new universe…and the mind-bending, unique heroes known as the Infinity Warps! This December, the Infinity Stone story that changed the lives of those who wielded the cosmic gems will come to a spectacular end, and Marvel is excited to reveal a new variant cover from acclaimed artist Mark Brooks!

Don’t miss the issue everyone will be talking about – the stunning conclusion to the INFINITY WARS!

INFINITY WARS #6

Written by GERRY DUGGAN

Art and Cover by MIKE DEODATO JR

On Sale 12/19/18

INFINITY WARS #6 (OF 6) BROOKS VAR (SEP188221)

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