In October, Marvel will release 50 hip-hop variant covers featuring the characters from the marvel comic book franchises. Some of the covers have already begun to find their way onto the internet,above Spider-Man and Deadpool reimagined as Eric B. and Rakim’s Paid in Full, a few highlights of which you can see below.
“For years, Marvel Comics and hip-hop culture have been engaged in an ongoing dialogue,” said Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso in a press release. “Beginning this October, we will shine a spotlight on the seamless relationship between those two unique forces.”
Ant-Man as The Notorious B.I.G.’s Read to Die by Mark Brooks
Spider-Man as A Tribe Called Quest’s Midnight Marauders by Mike del Mundo
Howard the Duck as Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s Return to the 36 Chambers by Juan Doe
The X-Men as De La Soul’s 3 Feet High and Rising by Sanford Green
Iron Man as 50 Cent’s Get Rich or Die Tryin’ by Brian Stelfreeze: