Marvel Comics #1000 features a couple of scenes without Marvel Universe characters. One with Miracleman and Miraclewoman reading the first Marvel Comics #1, from Neil Gaiman and Mark Buckingham. And another with Darth Vader crashing his Tie Fighter, from Charles Soule and Terry Dodson.
But for the upcoming D23 event, they are adding a third. A variant cover with Mickey Mouse meeting the Marvel universe. When Disney bought Marvel Comics for four billion, this is the kind of thing that many expected – but it studiously failed to happen. Until now, and only on a cover.
Could it be the start of something bigger?
Drawn by legendary artist Humberto Ramos with colours by Edgar Delgado, this variant of Marvel Comics #1000 will be given away at D23 Expo 2019 to attendees at the MARVEL COMICS: Marvel 80thAnniversary panel on Saturday, August 24, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. PT at Stage 28, where Marvel Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort will take fans through the amazing, incredible, and uncanny history of Marvel Comics, looking back at the history of the Marvel Universe and honoring the iconic characters and timeless stories that have inspired fans all around the world.
Look forward to it being flipped instantaneously on eBay…