EXCLUSIVE: Marvel's Hasbro Variants Put Figures Into the Action

Thu, August 28th, 2014 at 11:28am PDT

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Steve Sunu, Staff Writer/Reviews Editor

In October, Marvel Comics will bring back the toys to its covers, as Hasbro reproduces iconic covers from throughout the publisher's history with figures from its Marvel Legends line. Marvel has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at two of the upcoming issues with Hasbro variants, "Captain America" #25 (homaging "Captain America" #115) and "All-New X-Men" #33 (homaging "X-Men" #1). The covers even convert the price to cents instead of dollars and cents.

The Hasbro variants are the second set of homage covers to debut in October, with the Deadpool photobomb variants also releasing that month to help celebrate Marvel's 75th Anniversary. It's also not the first time toys have been featured on Marvel covers. The publisher previously released a series of LEGO variant covers in September 2013 in conjunction with the release of the "LEGO Marvel Super Heroes" video game.

Check out the Hasbro Covers next to their original counterparts below, as well as a list of the other titles to get the Hasbro treatment in October.

x men 1All New X Men 33 Hasbro Variant
(L to R) The original "X-Men" #1 cover and the "All-New X-Men" #33 Hasbro Variant.

captain america 115Captain America 25 Hasbro Variant
(L to R) The original "Captain America" #115 cover and the "Captain America" #25 Hasbro Variant.

  • Amazing Spider-Man #7
  • All-New X-Men #33
  • Avengers #36
  • Captain America #25
  • Deathlok #1
  • Guardians of the Galaxy #20
  • Hulk #7
  • Legendary Star-Lord #4
  • Rocket Raccoon #4
  • Uncanny X-Men #27

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