Mascots Are the Heroes in These Marvel-Inspired College Football Covers
Posters inspired by classic Marvel Comics covers!
It's almost kick-off time for college football, and Marvel and ESPN have teamed up to turn team mascots into action-ready heroes! For the fifth year in a row, Marvel and ESPN have recruited great artists to create one-of-a-kind artwork that celebrates classic Marvel comic covers and helps herald the teams playing on Labor Day weekend.
You can watch behind-the-scenes videos about the process behind two of the covers above and right here:
Have a look at the covers below, side-by-side with the original covers that inspired them!
Louisville vs Alabama
Art by Ron Lim (pencils), Roberto Poggi (inks), and Carlos Lopez (colors)
Original Marvel Cover: INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #66
Cover Artist: Gil Kane
LSU vs Miami
Art by Yvel Guichet
Colors: Romulo Fajardo
Original Marvel Cover: THE DEADLY HANDS OF KUNG FU #29
Cover Artist: Earl Norem
Oregon State vs Ohio State
Art by Juan Doe
Original Marvel Cover: CIVIL WAR II #3 (variant)
Cover Artists: Michael Cho and Claudia Davila
Washington vs Auburn
Art by Ariel Olivetti
Original Marvel Cover: CIVIL WAR II #1
Cover Artist: Marco Djurdjevic
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