Following the announcement last week that “Secret Wars” #9 will now arrive in stores on January 13th, Marvel Comics has revealed the issue’s variant covers that will arrive along with its release. The variants include new covers by Simone Bianchi, Sara Pichelli, Skottie Young and John Tyler Christopher.
Marvel Executive Editor Tom Brevoort reassured fans that “Secret Wars” #9 is on track to meet its Jan. 13 release date. “Marvel fans can rest easy knowing that at long last ‘Secret Wars’ #9 is off to the printer, and will be in their hot little hands January 13th,” said Marvel SVP, Executive Editor Tom Brevoort in Marvel’s announcement. The finale’s release date was recently bumped back one week from Jan. 6 to Jan. 13; after moving from its original date of Dec. 23. “Secret Wars” was originally supposed to wrap with issue #8, which was initially solicited for October and released last Wednesday, Dec. 9.
Official press release
On January 13th – The SECRET WARS Conclude!
Secret Wars #9 – The Epic Final Chapter Coming 1/13!
New York, NY-December 14th, 2015 – It’s the story that has the whole world on the edge of its seat. The biggest Marvel event of all time. The story that destroyed the Marvel Universe. And this January – it all comes crashing down. Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at SECRET WARS #9, the cataclysmic final issue from chart topping creators Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic!
“Marvel fans can rest easy knowing that at long last SECRET WARS #9 is off to the printer, and will be in their hot little hands January 13th,” says Marvel SVP, Executive Editor Tom Brevoort. “I can say with some confidence that it’s a finale that no reader who’s been enjoying the ride so far will be disappointed in, and is in no way spoiled by any of the events that have transpired in our assorted All-New, All-Different Era titles so far. Don’t believe me? Well, you’ll just have to pick up a copy for yourself and see!”
Battleworld teeters on the brink. Armies march against God Doom. What will become of this strange patchwork planet? Who lives? Who dies? One thing is for certain – nobody will come back from Battleworld the same. Be there for the explosive conclusion and the genesis of the new Marvel Universe in SECRET WARS #9 – on sale January 13th!
SECRET WARS #9 (OCT150729)
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Art by ESAD RIBIC
Cover by ALEX ROSS
Variant Covers by SIMONE BIANCHI (OCT150730), SKOTTIE YOUNG (SEP158740),
SARA PICHELLI (OCT150731) and FRED HEMBECK (OCT150733)
Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (OCT150732)
FOC – 12/14/15, On-Sale – 01/13/16
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