First up in our recap of the week that was for Marvel Comics, is the news that to celebrate the wedding of Ben Grimm and Alicia Masters in the pages of FANTASTIC FOUR, Marvel will be releasing variant covers featuring some of the top villains from Marvel’s first family.
The variant covers will spread across 22 different titles and feature art from noteworthy names like Jen Bartel, Alan Davis, Marko Djurdjevic, Bill Sienkiewicz, and more. The issues will be hitting stores in December, so keep an eye out for them!
Next up is a teaser for the new GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY series from Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw. The new series will see it’s first issue hit shelves on January 23rd with a cover by David Marquez.
Marvel sent out a few emails teasing the new series, with various members of the team obscured, before sending out the cover you see below showing off the full team. The new team includes: Moondragon,
Cosmic Ghost Rider, Groot, Nova Silver Surfer, Adam Warlock, Beta Ray Bill, Darkhawk, Star-Lord, Phyla-Vell, and Gladiator.
Full press releases below, all artwork courtesy of Marvel.
Fantastic Four Villains Take Center Stage in December! Featuring art by Marcos Martin, Adi Granov, Marko Djurdjevic and more!
New York, NY—October 9, 2018—This winter, Ben and Alicia will say “I do”… but it’s not a Marvel wedding without villains and mayhem, especially when it comes to the Fantastic Four! Just in time for the wedding of the half century, Marvel is celebrating over five decades of the first family with special variant covers featuring the team’s most memorable antiheroes!
Look for Marvel’s FANTASTIC FOUR VILLIAN variant covers on these select titles:
1. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #11 by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
2. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #12 by ADI GRANOV
3. AVENGERS #1 by ALAN DAVIS
4. BLACK PANTHER #7 by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
5. DEADPOOL #7 by DAVID MARQUEZ
6. DOCTOR STRANGR #9 by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
7. FANTASTIC FOUR WEDDING SPECIAL #1 by MARCOS MARTIN
8. IMMORTAL HULK #10 by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
9. INFINITY WARS #6 by JEN BARTEL
10. INFINITY WARS: FALLEN ANGEL by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
11. MERRY X-MEN HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1 by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
12. MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN #1 by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
13. OLD MAN HAWKEYE #12 by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
14. SEASONS BEATINGS #1 by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
15. SPIDER-GWEN AKA GHOST SPIDER #3 by CARLOS PACHECO
16. SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #1 by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
17. THE PUNISHER #5 by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
18. THOR #8 by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
19. UNCANNY X-MEN #4 by GERARDO ZAFFINO
20. VENOM #9 by BILL SIENKIEWICZ
21. X-FORCE #1 by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
22. X-MEN: THE EXTERMINATED by MICO SUAYAN
Don’t miss your chance to collect all 22 variant covers, coming to comic shops this December!