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The Iron Man and Spider-Man variant covers in Roy Kleinberg's basement lair.

The Marvel TRON Variant covers are variant MARVEL comic covers created by Mark Brooks and Brandon Peterson in anticipation of the release of TRON: Legacy in 2010. The covers both celebrated the upcoming movie and highlighted the recent acquisition of Marvel by Disney.

Four of the variant covers -- Spider-Man, Wolverine, Thor, and Iron Man -- can be seen in the background in Roy Kleinberg|Roy Kleinberg's basement lair in TRON: The Next Day, making the variants an in-universe phenomenon as well.


The variants were announced on on October 18, 2010:

In anticipation of Walt Disney Pictures' 3D high-tech adventure, TRON: LEGACY, in theaters on Dec. 17, 2010 -- Marvel Comics is proud to announce variant covers celebrating the film. Beginning in November, the Marvel Universe gets "TRON-ified" on selected variant covers featuring Marvel's biggest heroes -- Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and more-re-interpreted out in the unique visual style of the TRON Universe.
The issues featuring TRON variants, and spotlighted characters, are as follows:
  • AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #651 TRON Variant, featuring Spider-Man.
  • AVENGERS #7 TRON Variant. featuring Spider-Woman.
  • AVENGERS ACADEMY #7 TRON Variant, featuring Quicksilver
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA #612 TRON Variant, featuring Captain America.
  • INCREDIBLE HULKS #618 TRON Variant, featuring Ghost Rider.
  • INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #33 TRON Variant, featuring Iron Man.
  • NEW AVENGERS #7 TRON Variant, featuring Ms. Marvel.
  • SECRET AVENGERS #7 TRON Variant, featuring Moon Knight.
  • THOR #617 TRON Variant, featuring Thor.
  • WOLVERINE #4 TRON Variant, featuring Wolverine.
An unprecedented one-time event bringing together the world's greatest super heroes with the hotly-anticipated blockbusters of the year, TRON: LEGACY, no pop culture fan can afford to miss Marvel's TRON Variant Covers!

Detailed credits for each book are included in the announcement.

The Spider-Man, Captain America, Ghost Rider, Ms. Marvel, and Moon Knight covers are credited to Mark Brooks, while Spider-Woman, Quicksilver, Iron Man, Thor, and Wolverine are credited to Brandon Peterson.