Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Spider-Man Comic Appearances for September 14, 2011

This is a big week for variant covers.  There are 25 new Spider-Man appearances this week, and only 4 books make up 20 of the variants.

Be sure to note that there are 4 versions of the Amazing Spider-Man #669 "You're Spider-Man" variant cover.  This was the one that retailers could opt to have a customized cover if they were willing to purchase a minimum of 2,000 copies.

Only four stores took them up on the offer -- a far cry from the 142 that opted in to the #666 variants with a 500 minimum.  You can read more in an earlier blog post.

Hopefully, Marvel will take a break on the personalized cover fad for fear of cramming all these variants down our throat and seeing more people leave the hobby.  My 2 cents.

My favorite cover for the week is from Herc #7 -- a Spider-Island tie-in issue that pays homage to Amazing spider-Man #100.  Love it!

Oh well, here's the list:

  • Amazing Spider-Man #669
  • Amazing Spider-Man #669 (Slott Variant)
  • Amazing Spider-Man #669 (Immonen Variant)
  • Amazing Spider-Man #669 (Immonen Sketch Variant)
  • Amazing Spider-Man #669 (You're Spider-Man Variant Cover) (4 versions)
  • Daken Dark Wolverine #14
  • Fear Itself #2 (4th Printing)
  • Fear Itself #3 (3rd Printing)
  • Fear Itself #6
  • Fear Itself #6 (McGuinness Comics For Comics Avengers Three Variant)
  • Fear Itself #6 (Ramos Sketch Variant)
  • Fear Itself #6 (Ramos Variant)
  • Fear Itself #6 (McKone Variant)
  • Fear Itself #6 (Immonen Variant)
  • Herc #7
  • New Avengers #16
  • New Avengers #16 (Romita Jr. Variant)
  • New Avengers #16 (Romita Jr. Sketch Variant)
  • Spider-Island The Amazing Spider-Girl #2
  • Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1
  • Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1 (Pichelli Variant)
  • Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1 (Pichelli 'Miles Morales' Variant)

Have fun supporting your local comic shop this week!

1 comment:

  1. Also this week...

    Essential Spider-Man Volume 3 TP (All-New Edition)
    Evolutionary War Omnibus HC (John Buscema Direct Market Variant Edition Cover)
    Evolutionary War Omnibus HC (Lee Garbett Book Market Cover)


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