‘Marvel Comics: The Variant Covers’ to Explore Visual History of Variant Phenomenon
The definitive hardcover collection to arrive in 2021!
Paging Marvel fans and comic book aficionados everywhere, have we a collection for you!
For the first time ever, explore the amazing visual history of Marvel Comics variant covers in this definitive collection — Marvel Comics: The Variant Covers. Comprising some of the most sought-after and valuable comic art in the world, variant covers are a time-honored tradition in comics publishing.
Below, take a look at the cover illustration of Marvel Comics: The Variant Covers, by John Rhett Thomas, from Marvel artist Mike del Mundo:
Comprising some of the most sought-after and valuable comic art in the world, variant covers are a time-honored tradition in comics publishing. The variant cover phenomenon began in 1986 and was immediately embraced by fans everywhere; it was then bolstered in 1991 by Marvel Comics’ X-MEN #1, setting the world record for the best-selling comic of all time, which is attributed to the astonishing collection of five variant covers released for the issue.
The notion of variant covers caught on and has now become a regular part of Marvel Comics’ diverse output, with a spectacularly creative set of alternate covers being created for many key issues.
These works of art are collected in Marvel Comics: The Variant Covers, which showcases some of the finest and most famous variant covers ever produced alongside exclusive interviews from leading comic artists and industry experts. Featuring an astounding selection of covers starring fan-favorite characters, such as Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, Black Panther, the X-Men, and many more, Marvel Comics: Variant Covers: The Complete Visual History is a must-have for casual fans and comic book aficionados alike.
The 216-page hardcover from Insight Comics, in partnership with Marvel Entertainment, is set to release next year, March 2, 2021, everywhere books are sold. You can pre-order Marvel Comics: The Variant Covers now: https://bit.ly/MarvelVariantCovers. Take a look at the interiors below!