Marvel Comics is giving Fantastic Four fans something else to celebrate this holiday season. Fantastic Four #5, hitting shelves December 2018, sees Ben Grimm finally tie the knot with longtime love interest Alicia Masters. Written by Dan Slott the highly anticipated issue features artists Aaron Kuder, Adam Hughes, and Michael Allred.
But it’s not a Marvel wedding without villains and mayhem, especially when it comes to the Fantastic Four! Just in time for the wedding of the half century, Marvel is celebrating over five decades of the first family with special variant covers featuring the team’s most memorable antiheroes.
Select titles featuring Fantastic Four Villain variant covers include Amazing Spider-Man #11 by Gabriele Dell’Otto, Amazing Spider-Man #12 by Adi Granov, Avengers #1 by Alan Davis, Deadpool #7 by David Marquez, Fantastic Four Wedding Special #1 by Marcos Martin, Infinity Wars #6 by Jen Bartel, Spider-Gwen aka Ghost Spider #3 by Carlos Pacheco, Uncanny X-Men #4 by Gerardo Zaffino, Venom #9 by Bill Sienkiewicz, and X-Men: The Exterminated by Mico Suayan.
Marko Djurdjevic will also be providing covers for Black Panther #7, Doctor Strange #9, Immortal Hulk #10, Infinity Wars: Fallen Angel, Merry X-Men Holiday Special #1, Old Man Hawkeye #12, Seasons Beatings #1, Superior Spider-Man #1, The Punisher #5, Thor #8 and X-Force #1.
From Doctor Doom and Super-Skrull to even Namor present, this day of wedded bliss promises some serious fireworks. All 22 variant covers will be available in comic shops this December with Fantastic Four #5 scheduled to go on sale on the 26th.