Just a quick mention about an interesting bit of cross-promotion Marvel and parent company Disney are doing in preparation for the upcoming Tron Legacy, which opens op December 17th. Marvel is doing Tron-inspired variant covers of a collection of their superheroes, Including Spidey, Cap, Thor, Shellhead, Ghost Rider and Moon Knight among a few others. A few of the covers and the Marvel press release are below, and you can click over to Geek Tyrant for the rest.
On a side note, is it me or is Ms. Marvel wearing leopard underwear on the outside of her Tronsuit? And Spider-Woman’s Tronboobs ain’t looking bad.
In anticipation of Walt Disney Pictures’ 3D high-tech adventure, TRON: LEGACY, in theaters on Dec. 17, 2010 — Marvel Comics is proud to announce variant covers celebrating the film. Beginning in November, the Marvel Universe gets “TRON-ified” on selected variant covers featuring Marvel’s biggest heroes—Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and more—re-interpreted out in the unique visual style of the TRON universe.
The issues featuring TRON variants, and spotlighted characters, are as follows:
• Amazing Spider-Man #651 TRON Variant, featuring Spider-Man
• Avengers #7 TRON Variant. featuring Spider-Woman
• Avengers Academy #7 TRON Variant, featuring Quicksilver
• Captain America #612 TRON Variant, featuring Captain America
• Incredible Hulks #618 TRON Variant, featuring Ghost Rider
• Invincible Iron Man #33 TRON Variant, featuring Iron Man
• New Avengers #7 TRON Variant, featuring Ms. Marvel
• Secret Avengers #7 TRON Variant, featuring Moon Knight
• Thor #617 TRON Variant, featuring Thor
• Wolverine #4 TRON Variant, featuring Wolverine
An unprecedented one-time event bringing together the world’s greatest super heroes with the hotly-anticipated blockbusters of the year, TRON: LEGACY, no pop culture fan can afford to miss Marvel’s TRON Variant Covers!