Face It Tiger, You Want These Variants

In anticipation of the upcoming new series, Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man, Marvel Comics has released a series of variant covers running across many of it’s top series by some of the best artists the industry has known. I personally want  mini-posters of each and every one of these to have tastefully displayed in my living quarters. Wow.

From Marvel:

“Both the Gwen Stacy Variant Program and this month’s Venomized Variant Program were such runaway successes, we couldn’t help but try to top ourselves,” says Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. “And with Chip Zdarsky and Adam Kubert’s new Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man book on the horizon, the timing couldn’t have been better to put the spotlight on fan-favorite Mary Jane Watson.”

What if Mary Jane had been awarded the Eye of Agamotto to become the new Dr. Strange? What if she had taken up the one-woman war on crime as the Punisher? Or became infused with gamma radiation to become the new Incredible Hulk? Well, wonder no longer!

In order to whet your appetite and get you ready for your pull-lists or hunting days, here’s the list of images, issues and artists of what’s been revealed thus far.

  1. ALL-NEW WOLVERINE #21 by David Lopez
  2. AVENGERS #8 by Mike Allred
  3. CHAMPIONS #9 by Helen Chen
  4. DOCTOR STRANGE #22 by Francisco Herrera

    Quite fond of this one, actually…

  5. GWENPOOL, THE UNBELIEVABLE #17 by David Nakayama
  6. HULK #7 by Rahzzah
  7. INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #8 by Marco Checchetto
  8. IRON FIST #4 by Stephanie Hans
  9. SPIDER-GWEN #21 by Kevin Wada
  10. THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL #6 by Chris Samnee
  11. THE PUNISHER #13 by Dave Williams
  12. VENOM #151 by Francesco Mattina

    Possibly the best and most poignant of the group.

Look for these additional Mary Jane Watson Variants to grace the covers of these exciting Marvel comics in June:

  1. ALL-NEW GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #3 by TBA
  2. BLACK BOLT #2 by Ryan Stegman
  3. CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS #18 by Paolo Rivera
  4. DAREDEVIL #21 by Humberto Ramos
  5. DEADPOOL #32 by Elizabeth Torque
  6. I AM GROOT #2 by TBA
  7. MIGHTY THOR #20 by Patrick Brown
  8. SECRET WARRIORS #3 by Humberto Ramos
  9. X-MEN BLUE #5 by TBA
  10. X-MEN GOLD #5 by Anthony Piper

Look for more variants to be revealed in the coming weeks, and be sure to stop by your local comic shop to get your hands on these covers throughout the month of June! Excelsior, True Believers!!

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