Marvel Expands The COMICS FOR COMICS Program

Mon, July 19th, 2010 at 2:18pm PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

As part of Marvel’s unparalleled efforts to provide support to comic retailers in 2010, Marvel is expanding their offer to retailers for a chance to turn unsold comics into a rare Marvel variant! The extremely limited edition Wolverine #1 Deadpool Variant will be made available to retailers who return the covers of select Marvel comics.

“We’ve received positive reactions from the retailer community, but also found many retailers saying they simply don’t have copies of those books to return,” explained David Gabriel, Marvel Senior Vice President of Publishing, Sales and Circulation. “After reviewing retailer feedback, we decided to expand the program to include more titles and allow more retailers to participate. The Wolverine #1 Deadpool Variant already has fans buzzing, so we’d like for every retailer to reap the rewards.”

Retailers – for every 50 stripped covers of the following comics from Group One sent to Marvel, you will qualify to receive one FREE Wolverine #1 Deadpool Variant. The 50 stripped covers can be any combination of the comics listed in that group and all submissions need to be received at the Marvel office at the address below by Friday 8/6/2010. Also included with the stripped covers must be your store contact information including Diamond Account # and email address. With boxes of covers arriving every day, Marvel urges retailers to get theirs in by the due date to guarantee themselves copies of this stunning variant.

For Group Two – Marvel will be accepting either 50 copies of one of the titles listed in this group, or a combination of 25 of one title and 25 of another. Marvel will not be accepting any other quantity adding up to 50. For example, Marvel would accept 50 copies of CABLE #24 but not 30 copies of CABLE #24 and 20 copies of DOOMWAR #2. Additionally, Marvel would also accept 25 copies of CABLE #24 and 25 copies of DOOMWAR #2 to qualify for one Wolverine #1 Deadpool Variant.

Retailers with any questions about Marvel’s Comics for Comics program, should e-mail helpme@marvel.com for further assistance.

Please note: No second printings, third printings, variants, are accepted as part of this promotion.

GROUP ONE (cannot be combined with Group Two)

NEW MUTANTS 12 (XSC)

UNCANNY X-MEN 523 (XSC)

X-FORCE 26 (XSC)

X-MEN LEGACY 235 (XSC)

AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE 34 (S)

DARK AVENGERS 15 (S)

DARK WOLVERINE 84 (S)

MIGHTY AVENGERS 36 (S)

NEW AVENGERS 64 (S)

THOR 609 (S)

THUNDERBOLTS 143 (S)

GROUP TWO: (cannot be combined with Group One)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 623

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 624

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 625

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 626

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 627

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 628

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 629

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN PRESENTS: JACKPOT 3

AVENGERS VS. ATLAS 3

AVENGERS VS. ATLAS 4

AVENGERS: THE ORIGIN 1

BLACK WIDOW 1 (HA)

CABLE 24

CAPTAIN AMERICA 604

CAPTAIN AMERICA 605

CAPTAIN AMERICA/BLACK PANTHER: FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS 1

CAPTAIN AMERICA: WHO WON'T WIELD THE SHIELD 1

CLOAK AND DAGGER 1

DAREDEVIL 506

DARK TOWER: THE BATTLE OF JERICHO HILL 5

DARK WOLVERINE 85

DARK X-MEN 5

DEADPOOL & CABLE 25

DEADPOOL 21

DEADPOOL 22

DEADPOOL CORPS 1

DEADPOOL CORPS: RANK AND FOUL 1

DEADPOOL TEAM-UP 894

DEADPOOL TEAM-UP 895

DEADPOOL: MERC WITH A MOUTH 10

DEADPOOL: MERC WITH A MOUTH 9

DEATHLOK 5

DEATHLOK 6

DOOMWAR 2

DOOMWAR 3

FALL OF THE HULKS: RED HULK 3

FALL OF THE HULKS: RED HULK 4

FALL OF THE HULKS: THE SAVAGE SHE-HULKS 1

FALL OF THE HULKS: THE SAVAGE SHE-HULKS 2

FANTASTIC FOUR 577

FANTASTIC FOUR 578

FIRESTAR 1

GIRL COMICS 1

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 24

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 25

HERCULES: FALL OF AN AVENGER 1

HERCULES: FALL OF AN AVENGER 2

HER-OES 1

HULK 21 (FOTHS)

HULK: LET THE BATTLE BEGIN 1

INCREDIBLE HULK 608 (FOTHS)

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN 24 (50/50 COVER)

IRON MAN LEGACY 1

IRON MAN NOIR 1

IRON MANUAL MARK 3

LOCKJAW & THE PET AVENGERS UNLEASHED 1

LOCKJAW & THE PET AVENGERS UNLEASHED 2

MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN 61

MARVEL ADVENTURES SUPER HEROES 21

MARVEL BOY: THE URANIAN 3

MARVEL ZOMBIES 5 1

MARVEL ZOMBIES 5 2

MIGHTY AVENGERS 34

NATION X 4

NEW AVENGERS: LUKE CAGE 1

NEW MUTANTS 11

NOVA 35

NOVA 36

PETER PARKER 1

PETER PARKER 2

PRELUDE TO DEADPOOL CORPS 1

PRELUDE TO DEADPOOL CORPS 2

PRELUDE TO DEADPOOL CORPS 3

PRELUDE TO DEADPOOL CORPS 4

PRELUDE TO DEADPOOL CORPS 5

PUNISHER 15

PUNISHER 16

PUNISHER MAX: BUTTERFLY 1

PUNISHERMAX 5

PUNISHERMAX 6

REALM OF KINGS IMPERIAL GUARD 5

REALM OF KINGS INHUMANS 5

REALM OF KINGS SON OF HULK 2

REALM OF KINGS SON OF HULK 3

S.H.I.E.L.D. 1

S.W.O.R.D. 5

SECRET WARRIORS 14

SECRET WARRIORS 15

SHE-HULK SENSATIONAL 1

SIEGE 1 DIRECTOR'S CUT

SIEGE 3

SIEGE: CAPTAIN AMERICA 1

SIEGE: EMBEDDED 3

SIEGE: LOKI 1

SIEGE: SECRET WARRIORS 1

SIEGE: SPIDER-MAN 1

SIEGE: YOUNG AVENGERS 1

SIF 1

SPIDER-MAN & THE SECRET WARS 4

SPIDER-MAN 1

SPIDER-MAN NOIR: EYES WITHOUT A FACE 4

SPIDER-MAN: FEVER 1

SPIDER-MAN: ORIGIN OF THE HUNTER 1

SPIDER-WOMAN 7

SUPER HERO SQUAD 3

SUPER HERO SQUAD 4

SUPER HEROES 1

THE MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ 5

THE MARVELS PROJECT 7

THE MYSTIC HANDS OF DR. STRANGE (B&W) 1

THE SAVAGE AXE OF ARES (B&W) 1

THE TORCH 6

THE TORCH 7

THE TWELVE: SPEARHEAD 1

THOR AND THE WARRIORS FOUR 1

ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS 2 1

ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS 5

ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS 6

ULTIMATE COMICS ENEMY 3

ULTIMATE COMICS NEW ULTIMATES 1

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN 8

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN 9

ULTIMATE COMICS X 2

UNCANNY X-MEN 522

VENGEANCE OF THE MOON KNIGHT 1-3 MUST HAVE

VENGEANCE OF THE MOON KNIGHT 6

VENGEANCE OF THE MOON KNIGHT 7

WEB OF SPIDER-MAN 6

WEB OF SPIDER-MAN 7

WOLVERINE ORIGINS 45

WOLVERINE ORIGINS 46

WOLVERINE ORIGINS 47

WOLVERINE WEAPON X 11

WOLVERINE WEAPON X 12

WOLVERINE: MR. X 1

WORLD WAR HULKS 1

WORLD WAR HULKS: HULKED-OUT HEROES 1

WORLD WAR HULKS: HULKED-OUT HEROES 2

X-23 1

X-FACTOR 203

X-FACTOR 204

X-FACTOR FOREVER 1

X-FACTOR FOREVER 2

X-FORCE 25 (XN)

X-MEN FOREVER 19

X-MEN FOREVER 20

X-MEN FOREVER 21

X-MEN FOREVER 22

X-MEN FOREVER ANNUAL 1

X-MEN LEGACY 234

X-MEN NOIR: MARK OF CAIN 4

X-MEN ORIGINS: NIGHTCRAWLER 1

X-MEN: HOPE 1

X-MEN: PIXIE STRIKES BACK 2

X-MEN: PIXIE STRIKES BACK 3

X-MEN: SECOND COMING 1

Address To Send Submission:

J Nausedas

Marvel Entertainment, LLC

417 Fifth Avenue, 10th Floor

New York, NY 10016

Information To Be Included With Submission:

Store Name

Store Address

Contact Person

Email Address

Phone Number

Diamond Account #

List of stripped covers being returned and their quantities

All the directions above must be adhered to in order to receive the free Wolverine #1 Deadpool Variants and the submissions must be received by Friday 8/6/2010 in order to qualify.

Please note that this is not a Diamond-affiliated promotion and Diamond should not be contacted. Retailers will be contacted via email once Marvel receives the submissions.

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