Latest 'rap variants' news
NYCC: Marvel Unveils Hip-Hop Variant Cover Signing
Marvel will fans of their hip-hop variant covers a chance to meet the artists behind them at a special signing session during New York Comic Con.
Marvel’s “Power Man & Iron Fist,” “Daredevil/Punisher” and More Duos
Axel Alonso discusses "Power Man and Iron Fist," "Daredevil/Punisher," "Deadpool vs. Gambit" and other Marvel characters that don't come in pairs.
Free Hip-Hop Covers, Going Back to School with “Spidey”
Axel Alonso explains why Marvel is giving away 14 hip-hop variants for free, and how "Spidey" does -- or doesn't -- fit into established history.
Marvel Reprinting 14 Hip-Hop Covers in Free Comic
Marvel Comics plans to release a special collection of some of its limited edition hip hop album homaging variant covers.
Dragging “Angela” to Hel, Entering X-Men’s “Extraordinary” Era
Axel Alonso talks new releases "Angela: Queen of Hel" and "Howling Commandos of SHIELD," and provides some comfort to nervous X-Men fans.
DMC, Miranda-Rodriguez Defend Marvel’s Hip-Hop Variants, Talk Staying “Authentic”
Hip-hop legend Darryl "DMC" McDaniels & Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez discuss Darryl Makes Comics, Marvel's rap variants and creating more new heroes.
The Creative Sampling of Marvel Comics, Hip-Hop, and the All-New Gambit
Joseph Illidge speaks to a number of creators and experts about their views of Marvel Comics' Hip-Hop Cover Variant event.
Alonso Responds to Marvel’s Hip-Hop Variant Cover Criticism
Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso talks in-depth about the company's hip-hop variant covers, and the resulting criticism the initiative has received.
Damion Scott’s “Uncanny Inhumans” Hip-Hop Variant Revealed
Axel Alonso has unveiled a new hip-hop variant for "Uncanny Inhumans" #1, with Damion Scott paying homage to Outkast's "Aquemini."
“Ant-Man,” Marvel’s Hip-Hop Fiasco, and Reductionist Thinking on Culture
The new Marvel Studios film and Marvel Comics' announcement leads Joseph Illidge to examine the company's lack of cultural understanding.
Marvel Kicks It Old School with Classic Hip-Hop Album Variant Covers
Marvel Comics' latest variant promotion features artists paying homage to classic rap album covers, from Wu-Tang Clan to De La Soul and beyond!