Marvel collaborates with 50 Cent, LL Cool J and GZA for the re-release of their album
The album will cover special for collector's editions of some of the outputs of hip-hop's most legendary record label. The first releases of this series, planned for 7 December, see Iron Man standing behind a broken glass for the debut the arsonist of the 2003 50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin’; Punisher replica of the famous position of LL Cool J on the cover of his 1990 album Mama Said Knock You Out; and Iron Man against the Master, in which you review the cover of the second studio album by GZA, Liquid Swords.
Marvel Comics originally launched these images inspired by the album as a variant for many of their best titles in 2015, reinterpreted by renowned artists. Now the series of covers will be combined with the extensive catalogue of the UMe that includes the albums most influential in the history of hip-hop.
In presenting this announcement, Bruce could have been prevented, the President and CEO of UMe, commented: “The comics of Marvel have always occupied a special place in the hearts of fans of hip-hop – both the media continue to serve as a source of expression, escape, and inspiration for generations of super fans around the world”.
Andre Torres of Urban Legends, he added: “There is a heroism undeniable that flows always in the veins of both forms of art and are thrilled to be helping to weave together these narratives and iconic in a way that celebrates their own art and introduces new fans to their genius”.
Daniel Fink, executive director, business development for Marvel, has declared: “The covers variant hip-hop Marvel's celebrated the music industry in a completely new way, combining the creativity of the original cover and Marvel universe to create unique pieces. We are thrilled to partner with UMe to bring this variant to the fans of these iconic albums.”
Each output boasts a double option from the collection, the first one is a Variant Cover Collector's Edition vinyl, two-color that replaces the image of the original album with the cover of Marvel.
The Variant Cover Collector's Edition Deluxe will present instead the album contents in a LP cover with the cover variant printed directly on the front. The deluxe edition will include a vinyl double color, along with a copy of the corresponding Marvel comic book limited edition. The deluxe version will also include a print lenticular three-dimensional cover variant Marvel. Each Collector's Edition will be limited to 3,000 units.
UMe expects to distribute the new album of the variant hip-hop every quarter.
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