Marvel Comics Reinterpret Hip-Hop Albums With Variant Covers

After their recent collaboration with Run the Jewels for a series of variant comic book …

After their recent collaboration with Run the Jewels for a series of variant comic book covers, Marvel Comics is now paying homage to some of hip-hop's most iconic artworks by creating variant artworks. Featured tributes include LPs from the likes of The Notorious B.I.G., Ol' Dirty Bastard, A Tribe Called Quest, A$AP Rocky, Wu-Tang Clan, Tyler the Creator, Lauryn Hill, 50 Cent, De La Soul, Dr. Dre, and Eric B. & Rakim. Above, you can check out the Captain America #1 artwork by Mahmud Asrar while below you can view the rest of the first round, there are 50 covers planned in total. Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso said via a press release:

"For years, Marvel Comics and hip-hop culture have been engaged in an ongoing dialogue. Beginning this October, we will shine a spotlight on the seamless relationship between those two unique forces."

Extraordinary X-Men #1 artwork by Sanford Green (De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising)

Howard the Duck #1 artwork by Juan Doe (Ol’ Dirty Bastard's Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version)

Invincible Iron Man #1 artwork by Brian Stelfreeze (50 Cent's Get Rich or Die Tryin’)

Ms. Marvel #1 artwork by Jenny Frison (Lauryn Hill's The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill)

Doctor Strange #1 artwork by Juan Doe (Dr. Dre's The Chronic)

Spider-Man/Deadpool #1 artwork by Dave Johnson (Eric B. & Rakim's Paid in Full)

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1 artwork by Phil Noto (Tyler, the Creator's Wolf)

Squadron Supreme #1 artwork by Mike Del Mundo (Wu-Tang Clan's Enter the 36 Chambers)

Amazing Spider-Man #1 artwork by Mike Del Mundo (A Tribe Called Quest's Midnight Marauders)

Ant-Man #1 artwork by Mark Brooks (The Notorious B.I.G.'s Ready to Die)

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