Mary Jane Watson Takes Over Variant Covers For Twenty-Two Marvel Series In June

by Staff

Marvel have announced that Mary Jane Watson is “getting a superhero overhaul” this June through a series of Mary Jane Watson Variants. This is to celebrate the launch of the new series, Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man in its first issue in June.

Previously, the Gwen Stacy Variant Program and Venomized Variant Program followed a similar course, and so it’s not a huge surprise that Marvel are presenting a Mary Jane Watson Program. Written by Chip Zdarsky and drawn by Adam Kubert, Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man is receiving plenty of attention as a big summer launch, supported by this program.

The variants do pose some intriguing and imaginative questions, as Marvel states, like:
What if Mary Jane had been awarded the Eye of Agamotto to become the new Dr. Strange? What if she had taken up the one-woman war on crime as the Punisher? Or became infused with gamma radiation to become the new Incredible Hulk?

Well, as much as I like those heroes, I think Mary Jane would have totally crushed it in those roles. So what books will be graced with her cover-presence?
They will be:

  1. ALL-NEW WOLVERINE #21 by David Lopez
  2. AVENGERS #8 by Mike Allred
  3. CHAMPIONS #9 by Helen Chen
  4. DOCTOR STRANGE #22 by Francisco Herrera
  5. GWENPOOL, THE UNBELIEVABLE #17 by David Nakayama
  6. HULK #7 by Rahzzah
  7. INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #8 by Marco Checchetto
  8. IRON FIST #4 by Stephanie Hans
  9. SPIDER-GWEN #21 by Kevin Wada
  10. THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL #6 by Chris Samnee
  11. THE PUNISHER #13 by Dave Williams
  12. VENOM #151 by Francesco Mattina
  2. BLACK BOLT #2 by Ryan Stegman
  3. CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS #18 by Paolo Rivera
  4. DAREDEVIL #21 by Humberto Ramos
  5. DEADPOOL #32 by Elizabeth Torque
  6. I AM GROOT #2 by TBA
  7. MIGHTY THOR #20 by Patrick Brown
  8. SECRET WARRIORS #3 by Humberto Ramos
  9. X-MEN BLUE #5 by TBA
  10. X-MEN GOLD #5 by Anthony Piper

And here are some more cover reveals:

Look out for The Mary Jane Watson Variant Program from Marvel in June! It’ll be hard to miss!

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