“U.S. Avengers” Variant Covers Have An Avenger for Each State

- Advertisement -

Beginning next year, the Avengers are spreading out across all 50 states in the new title U.S. Avengers from Marvel. To celebrate, Marvel will launch the series with over 50 variant covers, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Variant Covers for Each State

Puerto Rico Variant Covers
Image Source: Newsarama

U.S Avengers, releasing January 4th, could not arrive at a more timely point in American history. The presidential election left our non-fictional country deeply divided on a variety of issues. We could all use a hero or two about now. Marvel‘s America isn’t far off, as the article on EW explains.

“Like many Marvel superheroes, the Avengers are mostly based in New York City. This localization has helped keep the Marvel heroes connected over the years, since they can’t help but run into each other, but also does a bit of a disservice to the rest of the country.” The storyline which creates the U.S. Avengers sounds familiar. “In the wake of this year’s Civil War II event, however, the spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D. is distrusted, and America needs a far-reaching organization capable of keeping peace nationwide. Enter the U.S. Avengers, a new team dedicated to protecting the entire country.”

- Advertisement -

The complete collection of variant covers includes 54 Avengers: one for each state, plus D.C, Puerto Rico, Canada, and a secret cover for stores that order all others. Artist Rod Reis created art for all 54 covers. The state covers connect to create an American flag.

Marvel Does Its Homework

U.S. Avengers Variant Covers
Image credit: Newsarama

Marvel Executive Editor Tom Brevoort provided some insight into how each Avenger was aligned with a state. “Beginning with places of birth, and expanding outward to key stories featuring the character in that particular location, we were able to hone in on a specific and unique Avengers character with a connection to each of the fifty States — and more”. Some connections are easy to spot: Captain America is synonymous with New York, Ms. Marvel with New Jersey. Others take a little Marvel knowledge, like Thor landing in Oklahoma, and Black Widow spinning a web around Connecticut.

U.S. Avengers releases January 4th. The series is written by Al Ewing, with art from Paco Medina. Rod Reis created all 54 variant covers, which are available now at Newsarama.

Who is your new Avenger? Do you like the connection Marvel drew?

Save 50% on graphic novels, statues & more!

TRENDING THIS WEEK

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #9 – The Universal Chuch Of Action

This week Marvel unleashes GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #9 upon their faithful cosmic followers. Donny Cates delivers another heavy metal soaked script that artist Cory Smith packages in a fast-paced and action-packed issue.

Review: The Cavalry Arrives In ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #3

Absolute Carnage #3 continues the series’ exceptional start and the whole team continues to impress

Interview: BRYAN EDWARD HILL Talks About The Vampire With A Soul

Bryan Edward Hill talks about his Angel run for BOOM! Studios and his intentions on pushing the narrative in exciting and surprising ways.

Review: THE BLACK GHOST#1 Excellently Mixes Noir, Mystery and Vigilantes

The Black Ghost #1, published by ComiXology, and created by Alex Segura, Monica Gallagher, Marco Finnegan, George Kambadias, Ellie Wright and Taylor Esposito perfectly...

AfterShock Exclusive Preview: DARK ARK: AFTER THE FLOOD #1

Dark Ark: After The Flood #1 kicks off the Halloween season on October 2, but thanks to AfterShock Comics, Monkeys Fighting Robots has a...

Review: SUPERGIRL #34 Crashing Back To Earth In Style

This is a return to form in Supergirl #34 from DC Comics, with a creative team who are comfortable working together. Back to Earth and back to basics.

A Dark and Deadly Tale Begins In NOMEN OMEN #1

Nomen Omen #1 is the start of a dark and disturbing series from Image Comics. It's a tale of the supernatural coming after what is their due, and so much more.

Meet The Next Guardians Of The Galaxy In BLACK PANTHER AND THE AGENTS OF WAKANDA #1

You might not know a lot about the Agents of Wakanda right now but it’s only a matter of time before some of them become breakout stars. 
Avatar
Jen Schillerhttp://jenrose.writerfolio.com
Jen is a writer with a penchant for nerdy subject matter, and a nerd with a penchant for writing. She is into theatre, Disney, Harry Potter, books and her cats Sif and Dinah. She can be found all over the internet, or in your backyard catching Pokemon. Jen's favorite Batman is Adam West, and she can't be convinced otherwise.

SPONSORS

If you want your BUSINESS to be part of something bigger than itself, you might be a good fit to partner with Monkeys Fighting Robots.

"U.S. Avengers" Variant Covers Have An Avenger for Each State 3

CONTACT US

"U.S. Avengers" Variant Covers Have An Avenger for Each State 4

Are you a creator looking for a review of your book?
Use the form below to end us a message.

Are you a fan of the website and have a comment, question, or concern? Drop us a line, and we will gladly answer all your questions.

JOIN THE TEAM

Monkeys Fighting Robots is looking for passionate writers to drive the site’s coverage of the comic book industry. Authors will be responsible for a particular niche, providing reviews, opinion and news coverage, while building a reader community using his or her multimedia storytelling skills. The best candidates have solid writing skills, WordPress knowledge, and are engaged on social media. Do you love comic books and have a strong opinion, then we would like to speak with you.

"U.S. Avengers" Variant Covers Have An Avenger for Each State 5

MEET THE TEAM

COMIC REVIEW DIGEST, sign up today! At Monkeys Fighting Robots, we strive to talk about ALL aspects of a comic book, instead of just giving you a recap of the story.
  • Did you notice how epic the colors were?
  • That was a wicked panel layout by the artist!
  • What was the letterer thinking?
  • How did this comic book make you feel?
  • Most importantly, should you buy it?

Every Wednesday you will receive an email with our latest reviews and analyses, as well as our original comic strips and exclusive editorial content.
Thanks for signing up!