Marvel To Release Free Comic Book Featuring Hip Hop Variant Covers


(AllHipHop News) Over the last several months, Marvel Comics has been combining its famous superhero characters with classic rap album artwork. Now Marvel plans to release a free 32-page comic book featuring 14 of the Hip Hop variant covers.

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“The Hip Hop variants were a really special initiative that caught fire in the outside world,” Marvel’s Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso told the New York Times. “We thought this was a great opportunity to highlight that and make it available to fans for free.”

Album covers by 50 Cent, Kendrick Lamar, Raekwon, Mobb Deep, Lupe Fiasco, Rakim, Dr. Dre, DMX, A Tribe Called Quest, Lauryn Hill, J. Cole, Run The Jewels, Wu-Tang Clan, Tyler the Creator, Lil Wayne, Nas, Missy Elliott, Future, Eminem, and many more have been given the Marvel Comic treatment.

Marvel’s Hip Hop variant covers comic book is scheduled to be released on January 6 at participating stores.

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Check out some of Marvel’s Hip Hop variant covers in the gallery below.

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