Marvel and Wizard World have debuted John Tyler Christopher‘s exclusive variant cover for The Amazing Spider-Man #1, available for free to VIP attendees of the May 30-June Wizard World Atlanta.
Limited to 3,000 copies, the color version will be provided free at registration to those with VIP packages. As at previous shows, the black-and-white sketch variant will presumably be available for purchase at the Wizard World Store on the exhibition floor.
Based in Atlanta, Christopher has created covers for such comics as Witchblade, New Mutants, X-Men: First Class and Venom.
His Amazing Spider-Man variant is the latest entry in a deal between Marvel and Wizard World in which a limited-edition cover will be available at each of the 16 Wizard World Comic Con events scheduled this year. Christopher’s cover follows Miracleman #1 and Miracleman #2, by Neal Adams (available at Portland Comic Con and New Orleans Comic Con, respectively), Wolverine #1, by Greg Horn (available at Sacramento Comic Con), Michael Golden’s Daredevil #1 (available at Louisville Comic Con) and David Mack’s Wolverine and The X-Men #1 (available at St. Louis Comic Con).