EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Ed Hannigan: Covered"

Thu, January 7th, 2010 at 1:28pm PST

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CBR News Team, Editor

Courtesy of Hero Initiative , CBR presents this exclusive preview of "Ed Hannigan: Covered," a benefit book to help the iconic artist of the '70s and '80s, in stores January 13th.

Ed's cover sketch for "Fantastic Four" #224, featuring the Hand of Galactus, with finished cover by John Byrne.

Ed's cover sketch and his finished cover for "The Official Handbook of The Marvel Universe" #1.

Tom Lyle's recreation of Ed's classic "Avengers" #223 cover, featuring Hawkeye and Ant-Man, with colors by Tom Smith. Plus commentary from Tom Lyle, Marvel Executive Editor Tom Brevoort, and Ed himself.

Ed Hannigan - Covered

Artist: Ed Hannigan
Contributors: Mark Millar, Mike Oeming, Jim Valentino, Herb Trimpe, and more
Cover: Ed Hannigan
Publisher: Marvel/Hero Initiative
Cover Price: $5.99
Release date: Wed, January 13, 2010

Master artist Ed Hannigan did many of Marvel's cover layouts of the late '70s and early '80s. Over that time, Ed created some of the most innovative cover designs ever. His covers for The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe and Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man still stand today as some of the finest of all time!

Today, Ed is 58 years old and has multiple sclerosis. Through special arrangement with the Hero Initiative, Marvel is offering Ed Hannigan: Covered, a massive 48-page collection of Ed's covers, designs he created for other artists, and even rare glimpses at licensing and merchandising art Ed did. Best of all, proceeds benefit Ed Hannigan directly!

This volume also features a new cover by Ed, and new tribute pieces from Michael Avon Oeming, Jim Valentino, and more!

NOTE: There will be ONLY ONE PRINTING OF THIS BOOK EVER! Get it now so you don't blow your chance!

48 pages full-color
UPC: 5960607056-00111

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