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Immonen Gives Marquee Placement For “AVX VS” #1 Variant

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Marvel Comics has released Stuart Immonen’s variant cover for “AVX VS” #1 written by Jason Aaron and Kathryn Immonen with art by Adam Kubert and Stuart Immonen. Immonen’s cover is modeled after a retro boxing marquee poster featuring the headlining fight of ” The Plate-Armored Playboy” Iron Man versus “The Metal Manipulator” Magneto with a secondary match of the Thing versus Namor.

“In a nutshell, as we’ve said in the past, in ‘Avengers vs. X-Men,’ we’re only doing tie-ins in our core Avengers and X-Men titles,” Marvel Executive Editor Tom Brevoort said during the initial “AVX VS” announcement. “‘AvX: Versus’ is the least essential read of ‘AvX,’ but it will probably be the most bestselling. It is literally the fight book.”

In addition to “AVX: VS” #1, Immonen will also provide interior art for the Marvel Infinite Comics digital “AvX” tie-in written by Mark Waid that features the new Nova following the events of “Marvel Point One.”

Check out Immonen’s variant and the solicitation info below.

Marvel is proud to present your first look at superstar artist, Stuart Immonen’s jaw-dropping variant cover for “AVX VS” #1, the premiere battle book tie-in to the summer blockbuster event of the year — “Avengers VS. X-Men!” Catch the cover to cover battles — featuring pulse-pounding brawls as Iron Man faces off against Magneto & Thing takes on Namor! Don’t miss out on all the action in “AVX VS” #1, available in comic shops worldwide and on the Marvel Comics app this April!

Which team will reign supreme? Join the conversation on Twitter with #AvX!

For more on Avengers VS X-Men, please visit avx.marvel.com

AVX: VERSUS #1 (FEB120531)

AVX: VERSUS #1 IMMONEN VARIANT (FEB120532)

Written by JASON AARON & KATHRYN IMMONEN

Art by ADAM KUBERT & STUART IMMONEN

Cover by ADAM KUBERT

Variant Cover by STUART IMMONEN

Rated T+…$3.99

FOC – 4/02/12, ON SALE -4/25/12