Marvel’s Action Figure Variant Cover Checklist

When Marvel reacquired the comic publishing license from Dark Horse Comics to print comic books they wasted no time creating new canonical stories each month. Marvel quickly tapped the talent of John Tyler Christopher to produce a series of Action Figure Variant Covers for many of their first issues and as well for their flagship Star Wars ongoing series. Star Wars Ongoing Series; January 2015 #1 Luke Skywalker Courtesy of #1 Luke Skywalker Black & White [Diamond’s C2E2 2015 Exclusive] #2 Han Solo #3 Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi #4 Chewbacca #4 Boba Fett [ Exclusive] #5 See-Threepio (C-3PO) #6 Artoo-Detoo (R2-D2) #7 Stormtrooper #7 Boba Fett Black & White [ Exclusive] #8 Tusken Raider #9 Star Destroyer Commander #10 Jawa #11 Luke Skywalkwer: X-Wing Pilot [...]

By |2016-03-08T23:36:36-08:00November 1st, 2015|Categories: Nostalgia|Tags: , , |

Kenner Cameo – Action Figure Variant Covers

Marvel Comics has been showing Star Wars action figures a lot of love lately with their steady release of variant covers for their Star Wars comic books. The artist John Tyler Christopher has depicted 5 covers to date with one more announced so far. Each "Action Figure Variant" cover features a figure from the first 12 Kenner figures released. Both the cardback and figure illustrations are not meant to be exact replications of the vintage figures but have a very close ascetic to the originals to justify their inclusion in our Kenner Cameo Chronology. 2015 On April 22nd, Marvel Comics will release an 'Action Figure Variant' cover for Star Wars #4 which will feature a carded Kenner-inspired Chewbacca action figure by John Tyler Christopher. On March 11th, Marvel Comics released [...]

By |2015-04-02T11:24:23-07:00April 2nd, 2015|Categories: Kenner Cameo, Vintage|Tags: , , |
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