X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Marvel Comics Variant Covers Cosplay as Cosplayers

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Marvel’s been casting wide nets for its variant covers. Last month it unveiled its hip-hop themed variants, then earlier this month the manga ones. The latest batch of variant covers is bound to be divisive, but still a great marketing tactic for the House of Ideas.

marvel_cosplay_variant_initiative_cover_1zoom in

The Cosplay Variant Initiative sees 21 cosplayers gracing the cover of different comics this October. The image above shows Judith Stephens on the cover of Captain Marvel #1, and below is Contagious Costuming’s Gamora. You can see the rest of the images on Polygon and the list of comics with cosplay covers on Newsarama.

marvel_cosplay_variant_initiative_cover_2zoom in

While it’s fair to say that Marvel could have picked more polished or accurate cosplays, I believe these covers are meant to be realistic reflections not of the heroes but of the fans. We whine all the time about how the mass media drowns us with unrealistic conventions of physical beauty, so I find it hilarious that some people are complaining about Marvel’s selection.

[via Polygon]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



The Simpsons Devil Flanders Figure

The Simpsons Devil Flanders Figure

Strider 14X 2-in-1 Kids’ Bike

Strider 14X 2-in-1 Kids’ Bike

LEGO Puzzle Cube Concept

LEGO Puzzle Cube Concept

Advertisement
The History and Evolution of the Mustang, Challenger, and Corvette

The History and Evolution of the Mustang, Challenger, and Corvette

Polestar 1 Is a 600 hp Hybrid Sports Coupe from Volvo Spin-off

Polestar 1 Is a 600 hp Hybrid Sports Coupe from Volvo Spin-off

Audi Shows off New 2019 A7 Sportback

Audi Shows off New 2019 A7 Sportback