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Marvel Comics celebrates Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross’ ‘Marvels’ in style this February

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of MARVELS!

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Marvels is without a doubt one of the classic comics in any comic book era. The book not only changed the way we think about heroes, but it was a standout book by two of comic book’s greatest creators. Alex Ross and Kurt Busiek did a fantastic job, just read our recent review of the Marvels Remastered to see, and it was created 25 years ago. Marvel Comics is celebrating the anniversary with a new annotated edition of Marvels as well as various variant covers gracing their current books between January and March. The art is done by none other than Alex Ross and will be on Fantastic Four #6, Tony Stark: Iron Man #9, and The Immortal Hulk #15. Check those out here:

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New York, NY – December 7, 2018 – Years ago, photojournalist Phil Sheldon reported an unprecedented story spanning the history of the Marvel Universe – from larger-than-life battles in New York City to incredible Super Heroes soaring through the sky – through his own eyes, changing the way the world looked at the Marvel Universe. Lauded as “a classic and watershed moment for the industry” by IGN and “a landmark” by Publisher’s Weekly, join us next year to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross’ groundbreaking and critically-acclaimed series MARVELS.

MARVELS ANNOTATED:

In February, don’t miss the MARVELS ANNOTATED series kicking off with never-before-seen commentary from Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross. Read the original MARVELS series with new covers and insight from the creators themselves.

Marvel Comics celebrates Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross' 'Marvels' in style this February 

MARVELS VARIANT COVERS:

Marvel will release exclusive monthly MARVELS 25th anniversary variant covers, painted by the legendary Alex Ross, starting with FANTASTIC FOUR #6 in January, TONY STARK: IRON MAN #9 in February, and THE IMMORTAL HULK #15 in March! Later in June, 20 artists will come together to pay tribute in a MARVELS 25th anniversary homage variant program across Marvel’s most popular titles.

MARVELS REMASTERED:

As part of the anniversary, MARVELS has also been remastered and reprinted in a trade paperback for fans to enjoy, on sale now!

MARVELS ANNOTATED #1 (OF 4)

ALEX ROSS & KURT BUSIEK (W) • ALEX ROSS (A/C)

VIRGIN VARIANT COVER BY ALEX ROSS

VARIANT COVER BY PAOLO RIVERA

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the series that changed the way we look at super heroes, the landmark MARVELS is back! In the year 1939, young photojournalist Phil Sheldon attends the sensational unveiling of the fiery android Human Torch — little knowing he is witnessing the dawn of the Age of Marvels! Prepare to relive Marvel’s Golden Age from a whole new point of view as Phil covers the superhuman sightings of the 1930s and 1940s — from the terror caused by the Human Torch’s epic clash with the Sub-Mariner to the patriotism stirred by the debut of Captain America and more! Packed with extras and completely remastered, you don’t want to miss this unique look back at the MARVELS phenomenon! Collecting MARVELS #0-1.

MARVELS ANNOTATED #2 (OF 4)

ALEX ROSS & KURT BUSIEK (W) • ALEX ROSS (A/C)

VIRGIN VARIANT COVER BY ALEX ROSS

VARIANT COVER BY PAOLO RIVERA

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the series that changed the way we look at super heroes, the landmark MARVELS is back — with all-new commentary from comic book masters Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross! Phil Sheldon, photographer for the Daily Bugle, trains his eagle eye on the birth of the Marvels — from Earth’s Mightiest Heroes assembling as the Avengers to the wedding of Mister Fantastic and the Invisible Girl. But when the X-Men’s public debut brings about a surge of anti-mutant hysteria, the issue hits home for Phil in a very personal way! Packed with extras and completely remastered, you don’t want to miss this unique look back at the MARVELS phenomenon! Collecting MARVELS #2.

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