Marvel Reveals Action Posters Modeled After Rap Albums

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Marvel is back with its second installment of its Hip-hop Variant Posters, and this time, the action hero brand is recruiting albums, new and old to join its collection.

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The new series features Nova recreating Chance the Rapper’s Coloring Book album, Luke Cage stepping in as LL Cool J on Bigger and Deffer, and Jessica Jones replacing Kevin Gates on his Islah cover. The Hulk, Spider-man, and more also sub in on Wu-Tang’s Iron Flag cover.

“Comics and hip-hop share a common narrative: They’re all about underdogs struggling, striving and persevering against overwhelming odds,” Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso told Playboy. “So it’s no surprise that so many rappers have been influenced by the Marvel mythology or embraced the Marvel heroes over the decades.”

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The second installment of the Marvel hip-hop posters follows the 2015 collection, which featured various superheroes reimagined in De La Soul’s 3 Feet High, Dr. Dre’s The Chronic, and A$AP Rocky’s Long.Live.A$AP.

Check out the six-poster collection below.