Marvel Has Recreated Classic Rap Album Covers With Its Characters
Earlier this year Marvel featured rap duo Run The Jewels on variant covers for Howard The Duck and Deadpool, and now they’re continuing their love affair with hip-hop, announcing 50 covers appropriating classic hip-hop albums with Marvel characters.
“For years, Marvel Comics and hip-hop culture have been engaged in an ongoing dialogue,” said Editor-in-chief Alonso.
“Beginning this October, we will shine a spotlight on the seamless relationship between those two unique forces.”
As a taster we’ve been gifted 11 of the covers and already they’re looking phenomenal. Dr. Dre’s The Chronic appropriately becomes Dr. Strange’s The Mystic, De La Soul are morphed in The X-Men, and Tyler, The Creator becomes Squirrel Girl.
The best yet though has to be 50 Cent’s Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ which is now Ironman’s Invincible.
Lauryn Hill, Wu-Tang Clan and A$AP Rocky also get the Marvel treatment with spectacular results.
Check out some choice covers below next to the appropriated album cover (via Spin)
Invincible Iron Man #1 by Brian Stelfreeze:
Ms. Marvel # 1 by Jenny Frison:
Sam Wilson, Captain America #1 by Mahmud Asrar:
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1 by Phil Noto:
Extraordinary X-Men #1 by Sanford Green:
Dr. Strange #1 by Juan Doe:
Howard the Duck #1 by Juan Doe:
Amazing Spider-Man #1 by Mike Del Mundo:
Squadron Supreme #1 by Mike Del Mundo:
The Astonishing Ant-Man #1 by Mark Brooks:
Spider-Man/Deadpool #1 by Dave Johnson: