Marvel Reveals Awesome STEM-Focused Variant Covers for Spider-Man, Gwenpool, and More

Friday, 19 August 2016 - 12:54PM
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Friday, 19 August 2016 - 12:54PM
Marvel Reveals Awesome STEM-Focused Variant Covers for Spider-Man, Gwenpool, and More
Marvel's comics universe is filled with scientists and science-based heroes (or at least pseudo-science, in the case of radioactive spiders and magical ever-expanding underwear). So in that same spirit, Marvel is trying to get their readers—especially their young readers—interested in math, science, and education through a new variant cover campaign. 

The variant covers, which will run in November 2016, will each be themed according to a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) discipline. As seen below, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur will cover science, Spider-Man will cover technology, Champions will cover arts, and Gwenpool will cover mathematics. An as-yet-unrevealed engineering cover will run with Invincible Iron Man, now starring prodigious 15-year-old MIT engineer Riri Williams.

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"With our new STEAM variants, we plan to continue to motivate our fans to explore their passions in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math," said Marvel's senior vice president of sales & marketing David Gabriel, "and present these disciplines through some of our favorite young heroes who are doing just that – following their dreams and preparing for the challenges that await them ahead."
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Here are the variant covers, first released by Popular Science:

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