Marvel continues the perfect marriage between music and comic books with a brand new third installment of hip-hop variant covers.
Last October, Marvel started releasing alternative covers to their popular comics that drew inspiration from rap legends and iconic hip-hop albums.
"For years, Marvel Comics and Hip-Hop culture have been engaged in an ongoing dialog," Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso said before the first 50 covers were released. "We will shine a spotlight on the seamless relationship between those two unique forces."
The third wave of Marvel Hip-Hop Variants will hit comic book shop shelves this November.
Check out the latest covers inspired by Nas, Dr. Dre, Missy Elliiot and more below.
THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS #1 by Sam Spratt, inspired by Life is Good by Nas
BLACK PANTHER: WORLD OF WAKANDA #1 by Alitha E. Martinez and Rachelle Rosenberg inspired by Compton by Dr. Dre
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #1 by Adi Granov inspired by Under Construction by Missy Elliott
IRON FISTS #1 by David Williams & Carlos Cabrera inspired by Back in Business by EPMD
VENOM #1 by Bill Sienkiewicz inspired by Albert Einstein by Prodigy and Alchemist
"It's about two creative art forms shouting out to each other," Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso tells Fuse. "Hip-hop is the backbeat for any number of people who are writing, drawing and editing these comic books."
Eventually Marvel plans to release a hardcover collection of the covers, titled The Hip-Hop Covers, with a foreword by the National Book Award-winning writer of Black Panther, Ta-Nehisi Coates.