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Marvel Comics’ cosplay variant editions to return

What’s better than your usual assortment of Marvel Comics? Apparently, having cosplayers on the cover.

Return of the cosplayers

So Marvel Comics’ cosplay covers proved pretty popular with fans when they first made their presence known, and Marvel is responding with evermore of ’em. As with the first wave too, these aren’t hastily slapped-together outfits either. No, these cosplayers are so good, you’ll have to look twice.

Silk_12_Cosplay_VariantAs for Marvel, they’re pleased as punch to give this group of super-fans a little time in the sun, and on the covers of some big time books.

“The response to our first set of Cosplay Variants was so incredible, we simply had to do a second wave,” says Axel Alonso, Marvel Editor-in-Chief. “And, of course, we were able to find a great crop of cosplayers with some truly fantastic costumes. We’re thrilled to shine a spotlight on an ever-growing community that continues to show love for us and our characters.”

There are no firm street dates just yet on when you can expect to see these special editions on the racks, but they’ll start landing in September. Here’s what to expect:

  • A-FORCE #9 COSPLAY VARIANT by Crystal Melton 
  • A-FORCE #10 COSPLAY VARIANT by Corrine Vitek
  • BLACK PANTHER #7 COSPLAY VARIANT by ScorpKing Costuming
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #12 COSPLAY VARIANT by Johnny Junkers
  • MOCKINGBIRD #8 COSPLAY VARIANT by Lauren Matesic of Castle Corsetry
  • PATSY WALKER, A.K.A. HELLCAT! #11 COSPLAY VARIANT by DJ Spider
  • SCARLET WITCH #10 COSPLAY VARIANT by Yaya Han
  • SILK #12 COSPLAY VARIANT by Rian Synnth
  • SPIDER-MAN #8 COSPLAY VARIANT by Pierre Demery
  • THE PUNISHER #6 COSPLAY VARIANT by Mike Powell
  • THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #12 COSPLAY VARIANT by Riki ‘Riddle’ Lecotey
  • THE UNBELIEVABLE GWENPOOL #6 COSPLAY VARIANT by Alana Waffles
  • THUNDERBOLTS #5 COSPLAY VARIANT by Wesley Johnson
  • THE ULTIMATES #11 COSPLAY VARIANT by Knobel Creations

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