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Marvel Announces Cancer Charity Benefit Alternative Covers

Posted on October 1, 2012 AT 04:14pm

Sit Down And Read To Cancer

Marvel Comics have announced that they will issue a series of alternate covers to benefit the cancer charity Susan G. Komen For The Cure in October.

These exclusive covers — which will appear on eight individual issues — will have exclusive, pink-themed artwork. The issues will also include a one-page advertorial that will run throughout all their comics in October, as well as on their website and social media sites.

The issues that will feature the special Susan G. Komen variant covers will include Avengers #31, Captain America #18, Fantastic Four #611, Invincible Iron Man #526, Captain Marvel #5 (all of which are out October 10th), The Mighty Thor #21, Uncanny X-Men #20 (October 17), and Wolverine #315 (October 24).

In the announcement, Dorothy Jones, VP, Marketing at Komen said, “Komen is thrilled to partner with Marvel Entertainment in the fight against breast cancer this October. This partnership will allow us to share critical information with this important audience, empowering them to take positive action for their breast health and for the women they love.”

Paul Semel, Contributor
Paul has been writing about movies, music, video games, books, TV, toys, celebrities, and other fun stuff since the early-’90s. A regular contributor to EGM since 2004, he's also written for Entertainment Weekly, Bikini, Maxim, Raygun, Walmart GameCenter, Rides, and Emmy, among others. Please follow him on Twitter at @paulsemel. Or don't. Whatever.

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