Marvel Comics has been doing a stellar job reaching out to female fans in recent years. They have launched numerous new titles starring female leads, elevating the profiles of such classic characters as Black Widow and Scarlet Witch while launching new characters such as Ms. Marvel and Spider-Gwen.
Today the New York-based publisher announced that they would be releasing a series of covers spotlighting these characters and more for 2016’s Women’s History Month. With twenty-five covers in all, and over half of them set to be delivered by female artists, Marvel is doubling down on its investment in female fans, something that the entire industry should take note of.
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WOMEN OF POWER VARIANTS Showcase
Marvel’s Mightiest in March!
New York, NY—December 15th, 2015 — This March, Marvel is celebrating Women’s History Month by gathering some of Marvel’s most iconic female characters for a very special variant cover theme. Today, Marvel is pleased to announce the first ever Women of Power Variant Covers – brought to you by some of the biggest names in the industry and the superstars of tomorrow.
“From returning favorites like Spider-Gwen and Ms. Marvel to new characters like Moon Girl, 2015 was a huge year for the women of Marvel,” says Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. “2016 will be no different and we’re excited to kick that off with our Women of Power variant initiative early next year.”
You won’t want to miss these 25 jaw-dropping variant covers, coming to these exciting titles in March!
· A-FORCE #4 by Jamie McKelvie
· ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS #7 by Evan Shaner
· ALL-NEW HAWKEYE #5 by Phil Noto
· ALL-NEW WOLVERINE #6 by Vanesa Del Ray
· AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #9 by Tula Lotay
· BLACK WIDOW #1 by Kevin Wada
· CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #7 by Nen Chang
· CAPTAIN MARVEL #3 by Emanuela Lupacchino
· DAREDEVIL #5 by Sara Pichelli
· DEADPOOL #8 by Annie Wu
· EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN #8 by Lenil Yu
· GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #6 by Siya Oum
· INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #7 by Kate Niemczyk
· MIGHTY THOR #5 by Laura Braga
· MOCKINGBIRD #1 by Kirbi Fagan
· MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #5 by Pia Guerra
· MS. MARVEL #5 by Emanuela Lupacchino
· PATSY WALKER A.K.A. HELLCAT #4 by Erica Henderson
· SCARLET WITCH #4 by Jamal Campbell
· SPIDER-GWEN #6 by Emanuela Lupacchino
· THE TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #4 by Meghan Hetrick
· THE ULTIMATES #5 by Yasmine Putri
· UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #6 by Kamome Shirahama
· UNCANNY AVENGERS #7 by Joelle Jones
· UNCANNY INHUMANS #6 by Bill Sienkiewicz
This March – meet the WOMEN OF POWER. Coming to you on 25 explosive variant covers! Run, don’t walk to your local comic shop to get your hands on these can’t miss WOMEN OF POWER VARIANTS!