Marvel Turns Jim Lee's Old X-Men Trading Cards Into Variant Covers For July

Marvel Turns Jim Lee’s Old X-Men Trading Cards Into Variant Covers For July

Posted by April 14, 2017 Comment

Remember Jim Lee’s trading cards from the early nineties?

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Those are the ones.

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Awfully popular at the time.

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And full of facts and figures too. Well Marvel Comics is now reconstructing and re-color the art from old black and
white photocopies and 3×4 images for a series of variant covers for their titles in July, alongside the release of Astonishing X-Men #1. Jim Lee is now co-president of DC Comics but that doesn’t stop Marvel from recylcing all his work-for-hire art they have on file…

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They have been recreated with colourists Jesus Aburtov, Israel Silva, Chris Sotomayor giving them a more modern pizzazz – the kind he left Marvel and set up WildStorm to create!

Here’s where you’ll find them.

 

  1. ALL-NEW WOLVERINE #22 (Archangel)
  2. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #30 (Bishop)
  3. AVENGERS #9 (Mystique)
  4. BLACK PANTHER #16 (Storm)
  5. CABLE #3 (Cable)
  6. CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS #19 (Gambit)
  7. CHAMPIONS #10 (Cyclops)
  8. DAREDEVIL #23 (Domino)
  9. DEADPOOL #33 (Deadpool)
  10. DEFENDERS #3 (Shadow King)
  11. DOCTOR STRANGE #23 (Mr. Sinister)
  12. GENERATION X #4 (Jubilee)
  13. GWENPOOL, THE UNBELIEVABLE #18 (White Queen)
  14. INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #9 (Colossus)
  15. IRON FIST #5 (Sabretooth)
  16. JEAN GREY #4 (Dark Phoenix)
  17. MIGHTY THOR #21 (Sentinel)
  18. MS. MARVEL #20 (Lady Deathstrike)
  19. OLD MAN LOGAN #26 (Professor X)
  20. PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #2 (Psylocke)
  21. THE PUNISHER #14 (Forge)
  22. ROYALS #5 (Magneto)
  23. SPIDER-MAN #18 (Shadowcat)
  24. THANOS #9 (Strong Guy)
  25. UNCANNY AVENGERS #25 (Rogue)
  26. VENOM #152 (Polaris)
  27. WEAPON X #5 (Warpath)
  28. X-MEN BLUE #7 (Jean Grey)
  29. X-MEN GOLD #7 (Mojo)

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

(Last Updated April 14, 2017 3:32 pm )

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