Marvel Announces Record Breaking Number Of Avengers VS X-Men Launch Parties
Headline - Press release
Posted by Richard Boom on Feb 27, 2012
On April 3rd, over 1,100 comic shops worldwide will give fans the opportunity to be amongst the first to read Avengers VS. X-Men #1, the most anticipated comic event of the century, at special Avengers Vs. X-Men Launch Parties! Do you stand with the Avengers? Or the X-Men? That’s what we asked retailers, and depending on who they picked, fans will be able to pick up exclusive Avengers Vs. X-Men giveaways! We’ve loaded comic shops up with either Avengers (or X-Men) themed exclusive mini posters, buttons, variants, lithographs and more that no fan can miss! And with an Avengers VS. X-Men #1 Blank Variant fans will have the chance to add their own heroes to each team’s lineup!
“Avengers VS X-Men is getting the largest mainstream marketing push we’ve ever done,” explains David Gabriel, SVP of Sales – Marvel Entertainment. “With these special launch parties that have the most participants than any we’ve ever done – we want to make sure that this event is the most successful one for us, and retailers alike. When fans see all the cool things we have planned – they’ll definitely be back week in and week out for their Avengers VS. X-Men fix.”
And that’s not all! You’ll also have the opportunity to meet some of the creators behind this mammoth event at these comic shops
Midtown Comics – Times Square (John Romita Jr, Adam Kubert, Axel Alonso, Tom Brevoort & Nick Lowe)
200 W 40th St
New York, NY 10018
Elite Comics (Jason Aaron)
11842 Quivira Rd
Overland Park, KS 66210
Meltdown Comics (Ed Brubaker)
7522 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90046
You’ve heard It’s Coming—and this April The War Is Here in Avengers VS X-Men! All your favorite super heroes enter—and only one team will emerge victorious!
Which team will reign supreme? Join the conversation on Twitter with #AvX!
For more on Avengers VS X-Men, please visit http://avx.marvel.com
*Retailers – today is the last day to check your orders on Avengers VS. X-Men and all its variants – as buzz continues to grow as we get closer to the release, Marvel wants to ensure retailers are prepared with enough copies on hand for new, lapsed and die-hard comic fans.
AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #0 (JAN120622)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS & JASON AARON
Art & Cover by FRANK CHO
FOC – 3/5/12, ON SALE – 3/28/12
AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #1 (JAN120625)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, JASON AARON, MATT FRACTION, JONATHAN HICKMAN, ED BRUBAKER
Art by JOHN ROMITA JR.
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
FOC – 2/27/12, ON SALE – 4/3/12
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