Announcing the Marvel Universe Comic Covers Contest and present the Marvel Universe Comic Covers contest.

Thanks to our friends on the Hasbro Marvel team, and are proud to present you with a chance to win one of three fantastic prize packs from Hasbro’s upcoming Fall line-up of Marvel products.

WHO: The Marvel Universe Comic Covers contest is open to readers of and at least 18 years of age as of June 14, 2009. Your entry in the contest constitutes your agreement to allow your cover recreations and your name or nickname to be published on, and other websites.

WHAT: We are looking for striking recreations of classic covers from the Marvel library of comic book titles, using action figures from the Marvel lines (Marvel Universe, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Marvel Legends, Marvel Mighty Muggs, Super Hero Squad) from Hasbro and Toy Biz. You may also include action figures that have been customized to portray Marvel characters. For example, here are the winning entries from last year’s contest:

WHEN: Deadline for submitting entries is July 17, 2009 at 11:59PM PT, via e-mail to [email protected]. Include the comic title and issue number of the cover you are recreating, and your name, nickname, and username on (if you have one), with your entry.

WHY: Hasbro is providing three prize packs of Marvel products, as described below. This will be your chance to get these products before they hit the shelves this fall. A selection of nominated and winning entries may appear on,, and other websites.


  • Grand Prize : All three Hasbro / Marvel Comic Con Exclusives (70th Anniversary Invaders 4 pack, single carded grey scale Captain America, Wolverine Mighty Mugg) plus the new wave of Marvel Legends 2 packs (3)
  • 2nd Prize : All three SDCC exclusives plus one new wave of Marvel Universe (5 single carded figs)
  • 3rd prize : One wave of Secret Wars Comic 2 packs (3) plus one SDCC Wolverine Mighty Mugg

Product Descriptions:


This Righteous Rebel with claws coming to you in exclusive foil packaging for Comic Con. “Made from 100% Recycled AWESOME!™”, this X-Man sports a lovable sneer and retractable claws on both hands.

Marvel Universe – 70th Anniversary Box Set

The Invaders are coming! Celebrating 70 years of rich comic history, this exclusive box set pays tribute to a classic super team and four timeless Marvel characters. Featuring all original artwork by none other than Joe Quesada, each set includes four separate single carded figures: Captain America, the Original Human Torch, Prince Namor and the Red Skull. Sealed with a commemorative 70th anniversary magnet and stuffed with 4 “top secret” War Dept. files, you won’t want to miss this one!

Marvel Universe – Captain America

The Super Soldier is Marvel Universe #0! Featuring special edition grey scale deco, this Captain America looks like he’s straight out of the headlines of the 1940’s! Showcasing the stunning artwork of Joe Quesada, this classic Cap is “frozen” in time and packaged on a single card for you to add to your collection!

Marvel Legends 2 packs

Marvel Legends 2-Pack Nick Fury & Hand Ninja.jpgMarvel Legends 2-Pack Iron Man & Maria Hill.jpgMarvel Legends 2-Pack Kree Soldier & Skrull Soldier.jpg

Finally! You’ve asked about them…you’ve waited for them…and now they’re finally coming. Get Classic Iron Man with Maria Hill, Nick Fury with Hand Ninja, and Kree Soldier with a Skrull Soldier. Interchangeable heads allow you to make a S.H.I.E.L.D. Soldier out of Nick Fury and convert the Kree Soldier into a Classic Captain Marvel!

Marvel Universe Figures


You’ll get one complete wave of the coolest heroes and villains in the Universe. Each figure includes a “top secret” dossier from the Fury Files and features original artwork by FRANK CHO!

Secret Wars Comic 2 packs

25th Anniversary Marvel Legends Secret Wars Capt America & Claw25th Anniversary  Legends Secret Wars Torch & Wolverine25th Anniversary Marvel Legends Secret Wars Spider-Man & Thunderball

The legends of the Marvel Universe got a little bit smaller! These pocket-size, 3 3/4-inch action figures include incredible articulation and amazing detail, and will be perfectly scaled with your other similarly sized toys. Marvelous mutants, superb superheroes, and venomous villains are all here!


Entrance Criteria

  • Entries may use any action figures from the Marvel Universe, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Marvel Legends, Marvel Mighty Muggs, Super Hero Squad lines from Hasbro and Toy Biz. Entries may also use any action figures Hasbro and Toy Biz customized to portray Marvel characters.
  • Entries must portray a Marvel comic cover. For clarity, entries portraying covers from Marvel / DC crossovers will be ineligible for prizes.
  • Any entries previously displayed on,, or other websites will be ineligible for prizes.
  • You may enter multiple times, but only one prize will be awarded per winner.
  • You must be over 18 to enter. Note: entries thought to be outside of the above criteria may be removed from consideration without the entrant being notified.


Winners will be selected by a panel of judges including members of the staff at and The judges will select winning entries from the cover recreations that strike them the most, for whatever reason. The judges’ decisions shall be final and shall be at their sole discretion.

The Fine Print

  • Entry period ends at 11:59PM Pacific time on July 17, 2009.
  • All entries will become the property of and may be displayed on and other websites.
  • The prize will be shipped to the winner directly from Winners who want their prize shipped outside of the United States will be responsible to pay for all shipping costs, including but not limited to shipping, taxes, and tariffs. In the event that a winner does not elect to pay these costs, an alternate winner will be selected.
  • Staff members at and, and employees of Hasbro are not eligible for this contest (sorry guys!)
  • By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to hold,, and Hasbro, Inc. and their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of the use or redemption of the prizes.

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