"Return of the Fantastic Four" variant month marks the return of Marvel's First Family

“Return of the Fantastic Four” variant month marks the return of Marvel’s First Family

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August is going to be a fantastic month to be a Marvel fan.

Following the bombshell announcement that Marvel Comics would be bringing its First Family back into prominence this summer, The House of Ideas has announced its “Return of the Fantastic Four” variant month for August. Throughout the month, the variant series will capture a moment in the incredible lives of Reed, Sue, Johnny and Ben — from their earliest Lee/Kirby incarnations to that wild “New Fantastic Four” line up of Ghost Rider, Spider-Man, Hulk and Wolverine!

Fantastic Four #1 also hits stores in August.

In the meantime please enjoy this twenty-image gallery, featuring notable eras throughout the storied 57-year career of The Fantastic Four, courtesy of Marvel Comics!

AUGUST

From Marvel Comics: The Fantastic Four have returned, and what better way to celebrate the homecoming of Sue, Reed, Ben and Johnny than with a collection of variant covers highlighting the different iterations of Marvel’s beloved first family? This August, some of the industry’s most acclaimed creators will bring you the Fantastic Four through the years, highlighting the team during their many different and memorable eras in Marvel Comics!

Look for Marvel’s RETURN OF THE FANTASTIC FOUR variant covers on these select titles:

1. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #3 by STEVE EPTING
2. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #4 by CHRIS SPROUSE (not final art)
3. ASTONISHING X-MEN #14 by ADAM KUBERT
4. AVENGERS #6 by JOHN CASSADAY
5. CAPTAIN AMERICA #2 by TRAVIS CHAREST
6. DEADPOOL #3 by ROB LIEFELD
7. DOCTOR STRANGE #4 by DAVID AJA
8. FANTASTIC FOUR #1 by MARK BROOKS
9. HUNT FOR WOLVERINE: DEAD ENDS #1 by STEVE MCNIVEN
10. IMMORTAL HULK #4 by ARTHUR ADAMS
11. MARVEL 2-IN-ONE #9 by ALAN DAVIS
12. SENTRY #3 by PHIL NOTO
13. THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL #2 by HUMBERTO RAMOS
14. THE PUNISHER #1 by SALVADOR LARROCA
15. THOR #4 by BRYAN HITCH
16. TONY STARK: IRON MAN #3 by ADAM HUGHES
17. VENOM #5 by GERARDO ZAFFINO
18. WEAPON H #6 by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
19. X-23 #3 by CARLOS PACHECO
20. X-MEN: RED #7 by DAVID MARQUEZ

Don’t miss your chance to collect all 20 variant covers, coming to comic shops this August!