Marvel Comics Reimagines Hip-Hop Album Covers

Of all things to happen, I didn't think this collaboration would come about, but it has. Marvel Comics has paid tribute to classic hip-hop in amazing new variant covers and plans to create plenty more, with 50 creations in the pipeline. Hit the link to see some of my favourites from the first round of pieces.

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Marvel Comics has shared a new series of variant covers inspired by contemporary and classic hip-hop album artwork.

It features tributes to albums by artists such as Tyler, the Creator, Wu-Tang Clan, Notorious B.I.G, A$AP Rocky, Lauryn Hill, Dr. Dre, De La Soul, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Eric B. & Rakim, 50 Cent and A Tribe Called Quest.

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This is just a handful of the first batch though – more than 50 covers are planned to be created.


Can you guess the original artists?

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Take a look at the album covers and check out what Marvel’s editor-in-chief Axel Alonso had to say about the project below.

“For years, Marvel Comics and hip-hop culture have been engaged in an ongoing dialogue. Beginning this October, we will shine a spotlight on the seamless relationship between those two unique forces.”

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