Happy Birthday Marvel: 81 On August 31
Marvel began its 81st birthday celebration today and revealed some spectacular new cover art, which commemorates the occasion.
Amazing Marvel Art
Marvel turns another year older! This August 31, Marvel will celebrate its 81st birthday with fans everywhere and a cavalcade of new comics, collectibles, apparel, games, videos, and more. To kick off the celebration, Marvel revealed a stunning original commemorative piece of art by legendary comic book artist Ron Lim and colorist Israel Silva, which comic book retailers will receive as a surprise variant for MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN #18 on sale that week!
And that isn’t the only thing going on. Social media fun via the hashtag #MarvelMission asks readers to send in their favorite Marvel-inspired recipes. Fantastic Four: Antithesis No. 1 debuts. Limited edition artwork and products hit the Marvel Design Vault. Meanwhile, Marvel’s Avengers videogame also launches.
Marvel.com Is The Spot
Finally, a whole lot of stuff is happening on Marvel.com:
On August 31, 1939, MARVEL COMICS #1 opened the doors to the Marvel Universe for the first time ever, creating a tapestry of Super Heroes and stories that have gone on to shape pop culture for generations of fans around the world. Join your fellow True Believers online for special segments celebrating this momentous day on This Week in Marvel, Women of Marvel, Marvel’s Pull List, Marvel’s How to Draw LIVE, and Marvel’s Let’s Play. Tune in all week to hear from some of your favorite creators and editors celebrating 81 years of Marvel!
Make sure to catch the best of everything here on MickeyBlog.com as well as our sister site MarvelBlog.com.
But before you go, True Believer: What is your favorite Marvel property? Which comic did you read when you were a kid? What Marvel movie or show are you most looking forward to in theaters or on Disney+?
Let us know in the comments!