Astonishing X-Men #50 Variant Cover by John Cassaday

Marvel Unveils John Cassaday’s ASTONISHING X-MEN #50 Variant Cover!AstonishingXMen 50 CoverVariant Cassaday thumb

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This May, with fans all over the world wondering who will say “I Do” – Marvel is proud to present your first look at superstar artist, John Cassaday’s jaw-dropping variant to Astonishing X-Men #50! Join us for this momentous occasion as this landmark issue not only celebrates an anniversary, but sets up a major turning point for two characters! Fans can’t miss out on Astonishing X-Men #50, available in comic shops, on the Marvel Comics app, and Marvel Digital Comics Shop this May! 

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Preview: POPEYE #1 (IDW) by Roger Langridge and Bruce Ozella

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Here is a nine page preview of Popeye #1 by Roger Langridge and Bruce Ozella courtesy of IDW Publishing.

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Popeye the Sailor Man sails again! E.C Segar’s classic creation is back, with his first original comic in over 30 years! Written by the Eisner Award-winning Roger Langridge (The Muppets), with pitch-perfect art from rising star Bruce Ozella, it’s a new take on the classic character that’s true to its roots! With a rare incentive cover from legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jules Feiffer!

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Avengers vs. X-Men #2 Variant Covers

The Avengers Storm Utopia In AVENGERS VS X-MEN #2 – ON SALE NOW!AvengersVSXMen_2_CoverPagulayanVariant

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The war is here! Today, in Avengers VS. X-Men #2 by the blockbuster creative team of Jason Aaron and John Romita Jr., Captain America leads the assault against the X-Men in a brawl that no-one will forget. The Mutant Messiah, Hope, is the target and Earth’s Mightiest are not leaving Utopia without her. But to get to Hope, they’ll have to go through Cyclops and his team of X-Men who are putting up the fight of their lives.

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Preview of Conan The Barbarian #1 by Brian Wood & Becky Cloonan

Conan the Barbarian

in February, Dark Horse Comics is launching a new ongoing Conan the Barbarian series by Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan. The first storyline adapts Robert E. Howard’s “Queen of the Black Coast,” an epic tale of romance, terror, and swashbuckling.

You won’t have to wait until February to see a sample of this much anticipated book. Below is a 7 page preview of Conan The Barbarian #1, courtesy of CBR. If you enjoy the preview, you can pre-order your copy now at your local comic book shop!

Conan The Barbarian #1 by Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan is available at your local shop on Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 with a cover price of $3.50.

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Avengers: X-Sanction Variant Covers Announced

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Marvel Comics has released images of several of their variant covers for Avengers: X-Sanction. Marvel anticipates a larger demand for this series after they announced their Avengers vs X-Men event just a few days ago, so they are going back to press with a rush 2nd printing of Avengers: X-Sanction #1. You can find the variant covers and info below.

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Marvel Announces Avengers: X-Sanction #1 Retailer Variants

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Marvel Comics announced there will be two comic shop variant covers to Avengers: X-Sanction #1 in December. See a preview of the first issue, including another variant cover by Joe Quesada, here.

The Battle Variant, which displays the store’s name and logo, features a Captain America vs Cable cover by Carlo Pagulayan. The Wanted Variant, which will show a store photograph on a wanted poster, will be drawn by Bryan Hitch.

Avengers: X-Sanction #1 by Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness arrives in comic book stores on Wednesday December 14th, 2011.

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