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Marvel Promotes Prostate Cancer Awareness with New Variant Covers

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Marvel Promotes Prostate Cancer Awareness with New Variant Covers

This September, Marvel Comics will promote Prostate Cancer Awareness Month with variant covers featuring Iron Man, Captain America, Captain Marvel and more. The variants will feature special light blue-colored costumes in order to bring awareness to one of the most common cancers among men.

In addition to “Captain America: Sam Wilson” and “Invincible Iron Man,” the following titles will also receive special Prostate Cancer Awareness Month variants:

  • “All-New, All-Different Avengers” #14
  • “Captain America: Steve Rogers” #6
  • “Captain Marvel” #9
  • “Invincible Iron Man” #13
  • “Mighty Thor” #11

“Working with The American Cancer Society, we learned that more than 2 million men in the US count themselves as prostate cancer survivors and it’s an honor to continue bringing awareness to further increase the survival rate,” David Gabriel, SVP Sales & Marketing, Marvel, said in a press release. “We hope that all our fans take a moment during the month of September to educate themselves, as well as their loved ones, on how they can work with their healthcare provider on how to combat this disease.”

“The American Cancer Society is honored to be invited to work with Marvel to raise awareness of prostate cancer this September,” added Dr. Richard Wender, Chief Cancer Control Officer for the American Cancer Society. “This campaign will allow us to share critical information with Marvel fans on how to take positive action to ensure better health for both themselves and their loved ones.”

Marvel’s Prostate Cancer Awareness variant covers go on sale this September.

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