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Deadpool Invades Marvel's 75th Anniversary Variant Covers

In October, you'll be seeing Deadpool making his way onto a bunch of variant covers.

Deadpool is getting the ability to pop up everywhere more and more these days. It almost seemed as if he were easing back on his appearances but that clearly isn't the case. Deadpool has a knack for usually amping up the wackiness and zaniness. His appearance on recent classic covers is cool for fans. And for those that are tired of Wade Wilson, you don't have to seek out these covers if you don't want to.

DEADPOOL #36 Dell'Otto variant
DEADPOOL #36 Dell'Otto variant

This October, Marvel celebrates its milestone 75th Anniversary – commemorating three quarters of a century of the best stories, the most iconic characters and one of the biggest legacies in entertainment. Oh, and Deadpool. The Merc With a Mouth is invading Marvel’s milestone anniversary for a series of special Deadpool 75th Anniversary Variants – as some of the best and brightest in the industry recreate famous covers from the past 75 years guest-starring the regeneratin’ degenerate.

Remember that time Deadpool fought the original Human Torch? Or the time he helped form the New Avengers? No? Well, that’s what these awesome variant covers are for! Be there when Deadpool makes his Marvel for these can’t miss variant covers!

  • · All-New Ghost Rider #8
  • · All-New X-Men #33
  • · Amazing Spider-Man #7
  • · Avengers #36
  • · Black Widow #11
  • · Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier #1
  • · Captain America #25
  • · Deadpool #36
  • · Guardians 3000 #1
  • · Hulk #7
  • · Inhuman #7
  • · Ms. Marvel #9
  • · New Avengers #25
  • · Nova #22
  • · Rocket Raccoon #4
  • · Secret Avengers #9
  • · She-Hulk #9
  • · Spider-Man 2099 #4
  • · Uncanny Avengers #25
  • · Uncanny X-Men #27

“We really wanted to do something fun for our 75th Anniversary,” says Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. “Seeing all these wonderful artists turn in these hilarious covers has been a blast and we can’t wait for fans to get their hands on them!”

Marvel urges retailers to check their orders on these hotly anticipated variant covers as they hit comic shelves through the month of October. No fan will want to miss the chance to see the Merc With a Mouth invade the Marvel Universe in a whole new way when Deadpool 75th Anniversary Variantscome to your favorite Marvel comics in October!

ALL-NEW X-MEN #33 Ferry variant
ALL-NEW X-MEN #33 Ferry variant
INHUMAN #7 Perkins variant
INHUMAN #7 Perkins variant
NEW AVENGERS #25 Rubio variant
NEW AVENGERS #25 Rubio variant
ROCKET RACCOON #4 Andrasofszky variant
ROCKET RACCOON #4 Andrasofszky variant
UNCANNY X-MEN #27 McKone variant
UNCANNY X-MEN #27 McKone variant

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Edited By CaptainCyke

Bye! Buh-Bye! Seeya!

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Posted By jonnyh101

I'm gonna need them all!!

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Posted By TheAmazingImmortalMan

theses are pretty cool and funny that Inhumans one especially

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Posted By Fallschirmjager

dumb.

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Posted By Pwok21

The Inhuman's cover is Deadpool done right.

I'd love to see more of THIS Deadpool than the 'haha I'm so randumb' Deadpool we've had lately.

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Edited By gmanfromheck

I was wondering how long until there was some hate over this. But as I said, it's for VARIANT covers. You don't have to buy 'em if you don't like 'em. Chances are you won't be able to see them unless you tell your retailer you really really want one.

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Posted By DrellAssassin

@pwok21: Have you read the Marvel NOW! Deadpool series? The "haha I'm so randumb" Deadpool went out with Daniel Way. Posehn and Duggan have taken him in a much different direction.

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Posted By CaptainHoopla

LOL, Flatware on the forehead.

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Posted By IDontLikeBirds

I like variants, but I can only take so much Deadpool. I'll just pick up one or two covers, mainly because they'll be to the series I already read normally, Spider-man 2099 and All-New Ghost Rider.

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Edited By inferiorego

I'm not the biggest Deadpool fan, but these are a ton of fun. I love the UNCANNY cover

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Posted By The Impersonator

WE NEED A DEADPOOL MOVIE!

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Posted By viin

...how many times are they gonna do this? I get tired of seeing and hearing about Deadpool.

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Posted By bladewolf

Let the exposure of Deadpool continue! How long 'til he becomes the next Wolverine? Or has that already happened?

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Posted By tparks

Love the Rocket Raccoon Cover spoof of Hulk Annual #5.

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Posted By DrellAssassin

@bladewolf: He makes a lot of variant appearances, but unlike Wolverine he doesn't appear in a ton of books.

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Posted By amazing_webhead

Deadpool and Rocker Raccoon: the only guys left in comics who still try to make us laugh. And we love 'em for it!

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Posted By V_Scarlotte_Rose

I wonder what the Ms. Marvel cover will recreate. She doesn't really have covers that can be called iconic yet, or it seems that way anyway.

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Posted By CaptainCyke

By the way, the cyclops quitting cover has old deadpool covers in the background. Well done.

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@bladewolf said:

Let the exposure of Deadpool continue! How long 'til he becomes the next Wolverine? Or has that already happened?

I think his peak in popularity and/or overexposure was 2010.

And I also think that Rocket Raccoon (who I like more) is this year's Deadpool.

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Posted By The Stegman

Marvel is pushing him HARD! Lol.

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Posted By patrat18

Lame.

Didn't Dc do this with Batman?

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Posted By devil-wears-converse

And it's not even that I'm biased against Cyclops, but the last one made me loose it.

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Posted By MyNameIsWill

@tparks said:

Love the Rocket Raccoon Cover spoof of Hulk Annual #5.

It's actually a spoof of Tales To Astonish #13.

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Posted By tparks

@tparks said:

Love the Rocket Raccoon Cover spoof of Hulk Annual #5.

It's actually a spoof of Tales To Astonish #13.

You're right. I was thinking Groot's second appearance with Hulk, because it look's pretty similar. The Hulk one was a page inside, not a cover though.

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Posted By Pwok21

@drellassassin said:

@pwok21: Have you read the Marvel NOW! Deadpool series? The "haha I'm so randumb" Deadpool went out with Daniel Way. Posehn and Duggan have taken him in a much different direction.

I've picked a few up but am waiting to pick up some more of the series before reading them, but if that's the case they've gone up my list of priorities.

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Posted By Perfect 10

why do they keep doing this with deadpool? do they know something we dont about the rights to the character

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Posted By LiuKangBakesAPie

This version to me is the best Deadpool next to Ultimate Spider-man:

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Posted By The Mighty Monarch

@patrat18 said:

Lame.

Didn't Dc do this with Batman?

At least that was for Batman's 75th Anniversary; this is using Deadpool for Marvel's 75th Anniversary. I feel like it cheapens the value of the anniversary to boil down 75 years of storytelling to "DEADPOOL EVERYWHERE GUISE O_O"

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Posted By DrellAssassin

@pwok21 said:

@drellassassin said:

@pwok21: Have you read the Marvel NOW! Deadpool series? The "haha I'm so randumb" Deadpool went out with Daniel Way. Posehn and Duggan have taken him in a much different direction.

I've picked a few up but am waiting to pick up some more of the series before reading them, but if that's the case they've gone up my list of priorities.

They definitely should. You can start at the beginning with the Dead Presidents arc (which is hilarious), or if you want to get straight to the nitty-gritty pick up Vol. 3 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. It's a very serious story with Deadpool dealing with serious baggage from his past while teaming up with Cap and Wolverine. Plus amazing art by Declan Shalvey.

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Posted By Outside_85

And next month, we have variants on all the Marvel books featuring Deadpool getting his ass kicked by the owners of the books. :)

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Posted By lagoonman

ugh

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Edited By TheBlueAngel93

Haha...he's using a water gun against Jim Hammond. xD

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Posted By ZbvmX

Funs of ton!

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Posted By CrazyScarecrow

I liked the All New X-Men. The art is meh though the topic is funny.

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Posted By Yung ANcient One

@patrat18 said:

Lame.

Didn't Dc do this with Batman?

At least that was for Batman's 75th Anniversary; this is using Deadpool for Marvel's 75th Anniversary. I feel like it cheapens the value of the anniversary to boil down 75 years of storytelling to "DEADPOOL EVERYWHERE GUISE O_O"

Deadpool is a parody character like Lobo once was (deal with it fanboys). Deadpool exists to poke fun on anything, comics included. He breaks the forth wall and in comics it is explained he is just insane. Deadpool is breaking the forth wall on these covers. It is a humorous celebration of the 75th Anniversary and they are variants.

It be weird to have Spider-Man or Iron Man on all of these covers because they are not silly characters like Deadpool. These covers match Deadpool's character and they are variants. (+)

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Posted By HumanRocket

That Inhuman cover...I must have it for reason.

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Edited By FearTheLiving

I like it. Showing off Marvel History but still having fun with it.

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Posted By patrat18

@the_mighty_monarch said:

@patrat18 said:

Lame.

Didn't Dc do this with Batman?

At least that was for Batman's 75th Anniversary; this is using Deadpool for Marvel's 75th Anniversary. I feel like it cheapens the value of the anniversary to boil down 75 years of storytelling to "DEADPOOL EVERYWHERE GUISE O_O"

Deadpool is a parody character like Lobo once was (deal with it fanboys). Deadpool exists to poke fun on anything, comics included. He breaks the forth wall and in comics it is explained he is just insane. Deadpool is breaking the forth wall on these covers. It is a humorous celebration of the 75th Anniversary and they are variants.

It be weird to have Spider-Man or Iron Man on all of these covers because they are not silly characters like Deadpool. These covers match Deadpool's character and they are variants. (+)

It worked fine with Batman.

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Posted By IDontLikeBirds

I think it would have been interesting to get some of the characters and do variants where it shows maybe the cover of the first appearance of the character (or similar character in the case of ones like All-New Ghost Rider) and recreate the cover using another artist.

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Posted By mje360

I'm a little torn about this. I will likely buy the original covers, but I would really like to get those Deadpool variants.

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Posted By The Impersonator

@viin said:

...how many times are they gonna do this? I get tired of seeing and hearing about Deadpool.

There's a reason why he's called DeadPOOL. =P

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Posted By Yung ANcient One

@patrat18 said:

@yung_ancient_one said:

@the_mighty_monarch said:

@patrat18 said:

Lame.

Didn't Dc do this with Batman?

At least that was for Batman's 75th Anniversary; this is using Deadpool for Marvel's 75th Anniversary. I feel like it cheapens the value of the anniversary to boil down 75 years of storytelling to "DEADPOOL EVERYWHERE GUISE O_O"

Deadpool is a parody character like Lobo once was (deal with it fanboys). Deadpool exists to poke fun on anything, comics included. He breaks the forth wall and in comics it is explained he is just insane. Deadpool is breaking the forth wall on these covers. It is a humorous celebration of the 75th Anniversary and they are variants.

It be weird to have Spider-Man or Iron Man on all of these covers because they are not silly characters like Deadpool. These covers match Deadpool's character and they are variants. (+)

It worked fine with Batman.

Different. One is celebrating Batman. The other is celebrating Marvel as a whole. (+)

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Posted By patrat18

@patrat18 said:

@yung_ancient_one said:

@the_mighty_monarch said:

@patrat18 said:

Lame.

Didn't Dc do this with Batman?

At least that was for Batman's 75th Anniversary; this is using Deadpool for Marvel's 75th Anniversary. I feel like it cheapens the value of the anniversary to boil down 75 years of storytelling to "DEADPOOL EVERYWHERE GUISE O_O"

Deadpool is a parody character like Lobo once was (deal with it fanboys). Deadpool exists to poke fun on anything, comics included. He breaks the forth wall and in comics it is explained he is just insane. Deadpool is breaking the forth wall on these covers. It is a humorous celebration of the 75th Anniversary and they are variants.

It be weird to have Spider-Man or Iron Man on all of these covers because they are not silly characters like Deadpool. These covers match Deadpool's character and they are variants. (+)

It worked fine with Batman.

Different. One is celebrating Batman. The other is celebrating Marvel as a whole. (+)

Dc did it first.

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Posted By dagmar_merrill

@the_mighty_monarch said:

@patrat18 said:

Lame.

Didn't Dc do this with Batman?

At least that was for Batman's 75th Anniversary; this is using Deadpool for Marvel's 75th Anniversary. I feel like it cheapens the value of the anniversary to boil down 75 years of storytelling to "DEADPOOL EVERYWHERE GUISE O_O"

Deadpool is a parody character like Lobo once was (deal with it fanboys). Deadpool exists to poke fun on anything, comics included. He breaks the forth wall and in comics it is explained he is just insane. Deadpool is breaking the forth wall on these covers. It is a humorous celebration of the 75th Anniversary and they are variants.

It be weird to have Spider-Man or Iron Man on all of these covers because they are not silly characters like Deadpool. These covers match Deadpool's character and they are variants. (+)

That was a big reason why people liked Lobo..

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Posted By Yung ANcient One

@yung_ancient_one said:

@the_mighty_monarch said:

@patrat18 said:

Lame.

Didn't Dc do this with Batman?

At least that was for Batman's 75th Anniversary; this is using Deadpool for Marvel's 75th Anniversary. I feel like it cheapens the value of the anniversary to boil down 75 years of storytelling to "DEADPOOL EVERYWHERE GUISE O_O"

Deadpool is a parody character like Lobo once was (deal with it fanboys). Deadpool exists to poke fun on anything, comics included. He breaks the forth wall and in comics it is explained he is just insane. Deadpool is breaking the forth wall on these covers. It is a humorous celebration of the 75th Anniversary and they are variants.

It be weird to have Spider-Man or Iron Man on all of these covers because they are not silly characters like Deadpool. These covers match Deadpool's character and they are variants. (+)

That was a big reason why people liked Lobo..

Yeah, I am aware of that. Unfortunately, DC wants to make Lobo a actual character instead of a parody like Deadpool. They want to promote Harley Quin as the goofy character now. It sucks because I like the parody Lobo's design better but complaining online won't change anything. C.R.E.A.M and everyone else is also a slave to money. Therefore, speak with your pockets. (+)

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Posted By Knightsofdarkness2

That Inhumans one was awesome. LOL

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Posted By CaptainMarvel4Ever

@g_man said:

I was wondering how long until there was some hate over this. But as I said, it's for VARIANT covers. You don't have to buy 'em if you don't like 'em. Chances are you won't be able to see them unless you tell your retailer you really really want one.

Well that's.... creepy. If people don't like this let them voice their opinions.