Contact Us

Marvel Loves the 80s (and 90s!)

In honor of their 70th anniversary, Marvel has issued several new “decade variant” covers that imagine Marvel characters in some of the most iconic moments of pop culture from the 80s and 90s.

In the “X-Men Legacy” #255 variant, Rogue vogues like Madonna circa 1990.

See the rest of the covers after the jump!

War Machine loads up on grunge in his imitation of the “Smells Like Teen Spirit” video that launches Kurt Cobain and Nirvana to superstardom in 1991.

The “Marvel Zombies 4″ #3 variant takes a page from some of the most famous zombies in pop culture, the dancing undead from Michael Jackson’s epic 1983 video “Thriller.”

I’m actually not sure what this “Savage She-Hulk #2″ variant refers to… Cher? Jem and the Holograms? Any ideas? UPDATE: artist Juan Doe clarifies this cover was intended to “pay reference to a techno inspired flyer with She-Hulk taking on the role of DJ Diva. We never actually based it on any particular or iconic image. It was more to celebrate the rave scene of the 90’s.”

Recommended For You

Around the Web

More From ComicsAlliance

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for ComicsAlliance quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!