Marvel Announces Avengers Day

Tue, March 23rd, 2010 at 6:43pm PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

The Earth’s Mightiest Retailers assemble on May 19th for the inaugural, first-annual, Avengers Day! This historic event marks an all new era for Marvel’s greatest heroes as the Avengers come together to usher in The Heroic Age. Mark your calendars and be the first person on your block to score great Avengers Day commemorative items like exclusive limited edition print featuring John Romita Jr.’s “I Am An Avenger” images, door hangers, mini-posters and more! Plus, fans can’t miss the chance to add their own heroes to the Avengers roster by sketching on the Avengers #1 I Am An Avenger Blank Variant and purchase the stunning Avengers Poster by John Romita Jr!

Plus, Marvel would like to thank participating retailers with a special advance screening edition of Avengers #1! This limited edition comic, featuring a letter from Brian Michael Bendis, won’t be made available to the general public or retailers not participating in May 19th’s historic events.

Retailers, check the Marvel Mailer for information about how to acquire festive party invitations, and all the other special edition party favors. Additionally, the Marvel Retailer Resource Center and Diamond Retailer Site will feature special marketing items—such as customizable press releases, shelf talkers, cake toppers and flyers—exclusive to Avengers Day!

Participating retailers will be mentioned on Brian Michael Bendis’ own message boards as well as Marvel.com, so register now!

On May 19th, fans and retailers from across the globe will come together and unite for Avengers Day!

AVENGERS #1 (MAR100516)

AVENGERS #1 ROMITA JR VARIANT (MAR100517)

AVENGERS #1 DJURDJEVIC VARIANT (MAR100518)

AVENGERS #1 HEROIC AGE VARIANT (MAR100519)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils & Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.

Variant Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.

Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC

Heroic Age Variant by GREG LAND

Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC – 4/21/10, On Sale – 5/19/10

SECRET AVENGERS #1 (MAR100566)

Written by ED BRUBAKER

Penciled by MIKE DEODATO

Rated A …$3.99

FOC – 5/6/10, On Sale 5/26/10

NEW AVENGERS #1

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils & Cover by STUART IMMONEN

FOC – 5/27/10, On Sale 6/16/10

AVENGERS ACADEMY #1

Written by CHRISTOS GAGE

Pencils & Cover by MIKE MCKONE

FOC – 5/13, On Sale 6/3/10

AVENGERS PRIME #1 (of 5)

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils & Cover by ALAN DAVIS

Rated T+ …$3.99

FOC—5/13/10, On-Sale—6/3/10

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TAGS:  marvel comics, avengers day, avengers, new avengers, secret avengers, avengers academy, avengers prime, brian michael bendis

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